Lawmakers set to take up funding bill for Indian Country programs (July 5, 2016)

The appropriations measure offers increases for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.

Ramapough Lunaape Nation blames Donald Trump for lack of federal status (July 5, 2016)

The Republican presidential candidate questioned the New Jersey tribe's legitimacy, a tactic he continues to use today.

Jenny Bell-Jones: Clearing up misconceptions about Alaska tribes (July 5, 2016)

Tribes are here with us today and they have always been here.

Official who stole remains claims 'devotion' to Native Americans (July 5, 2016)

The former superintendent of the Effigy Mounds National Monument is painting himself as a victim even though he stole tribal ancestors and kept them in boxes in his home for 12 years.

James Giago Davies: Fixing what is broken one Lakota at a time (July 5, 2016)

We can argue how much Lakota identify as Americans, but there is no doubt, despite having valiantly served this country in war, Lakota do not feel about America the same way their Wasicu neighbors feel.

Native Sun News: Largest radioactive spill was on Navajo Nation (July 5, 2016)

Some 94 million gallons of radioactive liquid broke the dam of an evaporation pond at the Church Rock uranium facility, washing into the Rio Puerco channel, which carried it downstream past Gallup, New Mexico, and all the way to Winslow, Arizona.

John Barrasso and John Thune: Reform the Indian Health Service (July 5, 2016)

We have heard accounts of nurses unable to administer basic drugs, broken emergency-resuscitation equipment, unsanitary medical facilities, and seriously ill children being misdiagnosed.

Mark Trahant: Success stories in Indian Country's health system (July 5, 2016)

Doing more with less is part of the operating framework at tribal health facilities, nonprofits that operate health clinics for a Native community, and, even for the Indian Health Service.

Peter d'Errico: New book unpacks myths about Native Americans (July 5, 2016)

'All the Real Indians Died Off' will hit the market in time for this year's debates about celebrating or mourning the arrival of Columbus and his boat people from their ocean-crossing journey to this continent.