Secretary Zinke vows support for sovereignty after 'off-ramp' comments about trust lands (May 9, 2017)

A letter from a top Interior Department official decries 'media mischaracterization' of some puzzling comments made by the Cabinet official.

Young citizen from Catawba Nation wins grant to revitalize language (May 9, 2017)

DeLesslin 'Roo' George-Warren is part of the 2017 class of Dreamstarters, an initiative of Running Strong for American Indian Youth.

Senate approves water bill for one tribe and land bill for two others (May 9, 2017)

Bills for the White Mountain Apache Tribe and two Pueblo tribes in New Mexico are moving forward on Capitol Hill.

Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court justice became known for 'scalping' Indians (May 9, 2017)

A closer look at Stanley F. Reed’s tongue in cheek phrase ‘generally scalping the Indians’ and the Tee-Hit-Ton decision.

Trump administration rejects grant for Blackfeet Nation college prep program (May 9, 2017)

Lawmakers from both parties are calling on the Trump administration to restore grants that help prepare Indian and low-income students for college.

Dakota Access firm fined $431K for two spills of drilling fluids in Ohio (May 9, 2017)

The state's top environmental official expressed 'frustration' with the wealthy company behind the Dakota Access and Rover pipelines.

DVIDS: Defense Department agencies host tribes for annual meeting in Utah (May 9, 2017)

Utah Department of Defense agencies hosted an annual face-to-face meeting April 27-28 with members of several American Indian Tribes who claim ancestral and ongoing ties to lands managed by the DOD agencies.

Mark Trahant: Guess which other president liked signing statements? (May 9, 2017)

The Trump White House is eager to destroy the federal government as it exists now.

Native Sun News Today: Newspaper walks away with top award again (May 9, 2017)

Once again the staff of Native Sun News Today came home with South Dakota’s top newspaper award, the General Excellence Award.

Native Sun News Today: Whiteclay liquor sales come to an abrupt halt (May 9, 2017)

Liquor licenses for Jumping Eagle Inn, State Line Liquor, Arrowhead Inn and D&S Pioneer were set to expire April 30, and under advisement of their attorneys, the four stores shuttered their doors.

Bryan Newland: Trump team quickly brings back fears of termination (May 9, 2017)

The Trump Administration could earn a lot of trust by issuing a clear, unequivocal, and unqualified statement that it will oppose any legislation or lawsuit that would diminish the legal status of Indian tribes or remove legal protections for existing Indian lands.

Donna Loring: Donald Trump's hero was the father of Native American genocide (May 9, 2017)

Andrew Jackson was the architect of a Native America genocide.