Mark Trahant: A movement for the Native vote in North Dakota (June 15, 2016)

I have written before that the 2016 election seems like an 'outsiders' election and you cannot get any more outsider than Native American candidates.

Lakota Country Times: Senate committee focuses on Indian Health Service (June 15, 2016)

Across Lakota Country all eyes are pointed towards Rapid City as a congressional delegation made up of representatives of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs prepares for a series of public meetings on improving the Indian Health Service.

Delphine Red Shirt: Trust yourself to keep the Lakota language alive (June 15, 2016)

It's up to us to figure out how best to teach the Lakota language among ourselves.

Vice President Joe Biden urges early work on Violence Against Women Act (June 15, 2016)

Deborah Parker, a former vice chair of the Tulalip Tribes, reminded attendees of the United State of Women Summit not to forget about the first Americans.

Bay Mills Indian Community sees land base grow under President Obama (June 15, 2016)

The Michigan tribe's reservation has grown by more than 1,180 acres in the last few years.

Final rule for Indian Child Welfare Act takes effect December 12 (June 15, 2016)

Tribes and tribal organizations say the new regulations will help prevent the breakup of families in their communities.

Tribes pressure President Obama to sign trust reform legislation (June 15, 2016)

H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, is the first comprehensive trust reform package to clear Congress in more than two decades.

Northwest tribes call for end to oil shipments in treaty territory (June 15, 2016)

The 96-car train carrying crude oil derailed in the usual and accustomed fishing grounds of the Columbia River treaty tribes.

Oglala Sioux Tribe struggling with shortage of law enforcement (June 15, 2016)

The tribe needs at least 44 officers to patrol the 2.2-million acre Pine Ridge Reservation but is making do with about half of that amount.

Native Sun News: High school graduates receive eagle feathers (June 15, 2016)

On May 18, the Tiospaye (families) of the 2016 Native American graduates of the Rapid City Area School System showed up by the hundreds to show their support.