Sen. Mike Rounds formally requests audit of Indian Health Service (July 6, 2016)

The first-term member of Congress is seeking answers about the financial aspects of the troubled agency.

Nominees sought for Council for Native American Farming and Ranching (July 6, 2016)

The group works on ways to eliminate barriers to Native American participation in Department of Agriculture programs.

Montana Democrats hire Native vote director in bid to boost turnout (July 6, 2016)

The party hopes to make history by electing Dense Juneau as the first Native woman in Congress.

Mark Trahant: Republican candidates play hide the stick with Donald Trump on the ticket (July 6, 2016)

Make no mistake: The 2016 election is not routine. If you want proof, look no further than the weekend encampment at the Arlee Celebration.

Tribes support bill in Senate to stop the export of cultural property (July 6, 2016)

The Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act (STOP Act) prohibits the the export of tribal property and punishes people who traffic in stolen items.

Delphine Red Shirt: She never partook of the 'White man's medicine' (July 6, 2016)

When my mother died suddenly I was sitting with her sister-in-law at the funeral talking about how my Auntie has stayed so healthy for so long.

Lakota Country Times: Senate committee approves tribal justice bill (July 6, 2016)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs passed a bill that could strengthen the ability of tribal courts to hold offenders accountable.

Navajo Nation fills chief of police position after eight-year vacancy (July 6, 2016)

Phillip Francisco, 40, a tribal member, will start his new job in early August.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation hosts Reservation Economic Summit (July 6, 2016)

RES Oklahoma will bring together tribal leaders, elected officials, industry leaders and the American Indian business community to collaborate and network in an innovative and entrepreneurial atmosphere.

House approves bills to transfer federal lands to tribes in California (July 6, 2016)

The Tule River Tribe and the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians saw bipartisan support for their land-into-trust bills.

Indian Health Service adopts policy for prescription drug monitoring (July 6, 2016)

The agency will check state-run prescription drug monitoring programs before prescribing or dispensing any opioid for more than seven days.

National Congress of American Indians intern works two jobs in D.C. (July 6, 2016)

Dominic Peacock of Acoma Pueblo is happy working 60 to 75 hours a week in the nation's capital.

Native Sun News Editorial: Options for job seekers in Indian Country (July 6, 2016)

If you are looking for a job now is the best time of the year to find one.

Jennifer Falcon: Julian Castro is the right choice for vice president (July 6, 2016)

I have seen time and time again Secretary Castro listen to the most marginalized communities in our country and respond with thoughtful action.