Young member of Lumbee Tribe aims for a spot on Olympic team (July 8, 2016)

Ashton Locklear is hoping to make history as the first Lumbee gymnast to compete in the elite event.

Lac du Flambeau Band probes shooting of moose on reservation (July 8, 2016)

A tribal member shot the animal early Wednesday morning, according to the Wisconsin tribe.

Authorities find no foul play in deaths of young men at Pine Ridge (July 8, 2016)

Tevin Tyon, 21; Juan LaMont, 24; and Tyrell Wilson, 23, died after their car fell down a ravine, federal and tribal authorities said.

Pokagon Band completes work on more housing units in Michigan (July 8, 2016)

Families are ready to move into the first eight housing units at Pokégnek Édawat Hartford.

Court sides with Bureau of Indian Affairs in disenrollment dispute (July 8, 2016)

Leaders of the Pala Band of Mission Indians in California have removed hundreds of people from the rolls and no one has the power to stop them.

Democrats embrace tribal sovereignty in platform for convention (July 8, 2016)

The draft of the document includes the most expansive and detailed language to date regarding self-determination, land-into-trust, Native languages, sacred sites and other key concerns.

Charges filed over assault and battery of transgender Native man (July 8, 2016)

Jameson Fernandez, a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, was attacked on May 30.

Emanuel Vigil: What it's like to be a Native American teen today (July 8, 2016)

We in the native youth community celebrate together, we cry together, and we experience important events with each other.

Charles Kader: Traveling the Red Road to yet another destination (July 8, 2016)

The balance of where we have been and where we are going as Native people is a constant reminder to me to look for our common heritage, wherever it is I might be at that moment.

Mark Trahant: The mechanics of reaching voters in Indian Country (July 8, 2016)

Policy is the ideas, often the stuff that happens after elections; mechanics is how policy gets made.

Mike Rounds: Improving the Indian Health Service for tribal citizens (July 8, 2016)

Over the past year, my office has been looking into the financial, structural and administrative problems at Indian Health Service so that we can better understand how to reform the agency and provide better health care for tribal members.

Mississippi Choctaw chief sues council over new personnel policy (July 8, 2016)

Chief Phyliss Anderson contends the new policy interferes with the executive branch's authority.

Navajo Nation revives plan for Amber Alert system on reservation (July 8, 2016)

The disappearance and murder of an 11-year-old girl raised questions about the lack of an alert system on the largest reservation in the United States.

Robert Soto: Lipan Apache Tribe wins long fight for eagle feathers (July 8, 2016)

We are now fully free to worship the Creator as our ancestors did for centuries.

Lakota Country Times: New book explores Sioux Nation land claim (July 8, 2016)

Peter Capossela documents a history of land grabs by the United States that starts with the Fort Laramie Treaties of 1851 and 1868.

Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux sprinter returns home to share talents (July 8, 2016)

When he was a boy at Rosebud elementary, Robert Iron Shell knew all about the exploits of celebrated Lakota distance runners.

Steve Russell: Music always plays a role in our political campaigns (July 8, 2016)

The U.S. has been running political tunes up the flagpole every election since George Washington’s run for a second term.