Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on three bills (June 27, 2016)

The committee is taking testimony on two tribal water settlements and a bill to repeal a series of outdated federal Indian laws.

Washington tribes win major fishing rights decision at appeals court (June 27, 2016)

By a unanimous vote, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals determined that the state of Washington continues to violate tribal treaties.

Opinion: Supreme Court exposes Indian people to federal powers (June 27, 2016)

Federal prosecutors are now licensed to target Indians – and only Indians – who faced prosecution without assistance of counsel in tribal court proceedings.

Vi Waln: Don't be afraid to come pray with your Lakota relatives (June 27, 2016)

This is the time of the year when Lakota people are sacrificing themselves to pray for humanity, as well as Mother Earth and all the living beings of the universe.

Partial land-into-trust fix being watched by non-Indian interests (June 27, 2016)

A land-into-trust application that drew controversy long before Carcieri reached the U.S. Supreme Court is at issue.

Lakota Country Times: Teams compete for Indian horse relay title (June 27, 2016)

Since the first horse arrived on the plains Native people from across the Great Plains have competed to see who's horsemanship skills are the greatest.

Michael Sandoval: San Felipe Pueblo respects rights of neighbors (June 27, 2016)

A trespassing dispute between San Felipe Pueblo and a non-profit is playing out in the courts and the New Mexico media.

Indigenous Digital Archive Project wins grant for online database (June 27, 2016)

Federal government documents from the boarding school era will be accessible to tribal members.

Anonymous: Fighting back against victimization in Indian Country (June 27, 2016)

I wear a scarlet letter R, which has permanently affixed itself to my body, buried by years of suppression, self-doubt, self-hate, and humiliation.

Omaha Tribe cooperates with federal investigation into payments (June 27, 2016)

Several council members and some employees received $389,000 in 'incentive' payments that are now being questioned.

Shinnecock Nation hits the end of the line with ancestral land claim (June 27, 2016)

Without comment, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the New York tribe's long-running lawsuit.

Northwest tribes take a stand against oil terminal in Washington (June 27, 2016)

Tribes with treaty rights along the Columbia River are hoping to defeat the proposed terminal in Washington.

Linda Greenhouse: Supreme Court goes silent in high-profile case (June 27, 2016)

The Supreme Court has never won medals for transparency.

Donald Trump fares poorly against Hillary Clinton in national poll (June 27, 2016)

According to The Washington Post-ABC News poll, 51 percent supported Democrat Hillary Clinton while only 39 supported Republican Donald Trump.

Clara Caufield: Out fishing on the Upper Boulder River in Montana (June 27, 2016)

On a recent beautiful June morning, Dave and Buzzy were kind enough to share some of their vast fly-fishing knowledge with this novice and largely inexperienced fly-fisherman.

Native Sun News: Rebuilding the Lakota Nation through education (June 27, 2016)

This year 123 students made June 19 'the best day of the year' for Thomas Short Bull, President of Oglala Lakota College.

Andre Cramblit: Fond memories of growing up with Muhammad Ali (June 27, 2016)

The pugilist formerly known as Cassius Clay was always a favorite in our family.