Alaska tribes enter new era as state drops land-into-trust battle (August 16, 2016)

Tribes in Alaska will finally be able to follow the land-into-trust process just like their brothers and sisters in the Lower 48.

Cronkite News: Fight erupts over reclaimed water on reservation in Arizona (August 16, 2016)

A deal to trade drinking water for reclaimed water has been the source of a months-long battle on the on the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona.

Hopi Tribe loses lawsuit over reclaimed wastewater at sacred site (August 16, 2016)

A long-running dispute over the presence of treated sewage in the San Francisco Peaks has hit another snag.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation prepares for annual powwow (August 16, 2016)

Schemitzun, the Feast of Green Corn and Dance, takes place August 27-28 on the Connecticut tribe's reservation.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Lacrosse must be returned to rightful place at Olympics (August 16, 2016)

The game must be restored along with the essential participation of its inventors -- the ancestors of the Iroquois Nationals.

Republican vice presidential pick Mike Pence hosts town hall at Sandia Pueblo (August 16, 2016)

Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, is speaking in Indian Country for the first time as the running mate of Donald Trump.

Tribes left out of Republican effort to transfer public land to states (August 16, 2016)

The 2016 Republican platform fails to include Indian Country when it comes to federal land policies.

First use of 'racism' came from founder of Carlisle boarding school (August 16, 2016)

Army general Richard Henry Pratt believed the best way to treat an Indian person was to 'Kill the Indian in him and save the man.'

Non-Indians enter pleas in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe marijuana case (August 16, 2016)

One consultant pleaded guilty to a marijuana charge while the other is contesting a charge filed by the state of South Dakota.

Indian Health Service sued for delay in removing needle from patient's foot (August 16, 2016)

Karrie Yankton, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, had to wait four days before a sewing needle was removed from her foot

Vi Waln: Without water there can be no life for the Lakota people (August 16, 2016)

There would be no life without water. Water is essential in Lakota ceremony. Water is medicine.

Lakota Country Times: Indian relay group announces event at new venue (August 16, 2016)

There seems to be no stopping the growth of the Professional Indian Horse Racing Association.

Steve Russell: Donald Trump will hurt Indian Country on purpose (August 16, 2016)

President Trump will not hurt us accidentally. He will hurt us on purpose and he’s said so whenever asked.