Senate panel rejects marijuana amendment in tribal jurisdiction bill (June 22, 2016)

Only a handful of tribes have entered the marijuana industry but Sen. James Lankford (R-Oklahoma) wants to punish them by cutting off their federal funds.

Chairman Jim Boyd from Colville Tribes passes away at age of 60 (June 22, 2016)

Vice Chair Michael Marchand: 'This is a very, very sad day.'

Former Fond du Lac Band chairman Peter Defoe passes on at 77 (June 22, 2016)

Peter Defoe served four terms and secretary / treasurer of his tribe and as president of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.

Major trust reform bill supported by Indian Country signed into law (June 22, 2016)

President Barack Obama signed H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, despite concerns within his administration.

President Obama signs land-into-trust bill for Susanville Rancheria (June 22, 2016)

The California tribe will be reclaiming 300 acres of its ancestral homeland with the new law.

Oglala Sioux Tribe officers cleared in woman's death in Nebraska (June 22, 2016)

A 34-year-old tribal member died after colliding with a tribal police vehicle in February.

Editorial: Reopen settlement to improve tribal relations in Maine (June 22, 2016)

Maine’s tribes need a relationship with the state just as the state can’t ignore the 8,000 tribal members who live here.

Acoma Pueblo waits on France to return stolen ceremonial shield (June 22, 2016)

Authorities in France have asked for more information about the item, which was stolen from the reservation in the 1970s.

Dakota Access Pipeline to go underneath tribal burial site in Iowa (June 22, 2016)

The controversial energy project is moving forward despite objections from tribes and indigenous activists.

Editorial: Washington school bans NFL team's apparel on campus (June 22, 2016)

Washington team owner Daniel Snyder should take note of the fact he is losing the battle with America’s next generation.

Judge invalidates fracking standards imposed on Indian Country (June 22, 2016)

The Ute Tribe of Utah convinced the judge of the Bureau of Land Management's lack of authority to regulate the energy processing technique.

Tribes take more control of their lands with HEARTH Act regulations (June 22, 2016)

The Oneida Nation and the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians have joined the growing list of tribes with approved HEARTH Act regulations.

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community adds another 128 acres (June 22, 2016)

So far this year, the Minnesota tribe's reservation has grown by about 369 acres.

Native Sun News: Year of Reconciliation marks 26th anniversary (June 22, 2016)

South Dakota still remains the only state to celebrate a state-sanctioned holiday to honor Native Americans.

Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge Reservation graduates celebrate (June 22, 2016)

Nearly 500 students from all across the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have fulfilled the requirements of their respected institutions this spring.