Prison sentence for fatal overdose of mother from Quileute Tribe (June 5, 2017)

Felisha Jackson, 28, died after ingesting heroin

Carl Tobias: Nominate Diane Humetewa for seat on appeals court (June 5, 2017)

A law professor makes the case for President Donald Trump to nominate the first Native woman to serve on a federal appeals court.

Indian Health Service names a permanent chief medical officer (June 5, 2017)

Michael Toedt is new new chief medical officer for the Indian Health Service.

Mark Trahant: Tribes vow to protect Mother Earth despite Trump's climate change stance (June 5, 2017)

Shortly after President Trump’s announcement about climate change, four Native Nations announced their plans to support the Paris agreement.

Budget document details cuts slated for Bureau of Indian Affairs (June 5, 2017)

The Trump administration has finally released the 'greenbook' for the Bureau of Indian Affairs although few are happy to be reading it.

Natchitoches Tribe sees setback in bid for recognition in Louisiana (June 5, 2017)

A bill to recognize the Natchitoches Tribe passed one chamber of the Louisiana Legislature with near unanimous support but has failed in the other.

White Mountain Apache Tribe chooses Native name for meteorite (June 5, 2017)

A unique meteorite discovered on the Fort Apache Reservation in Arizona has a name in the Apache language.

Indian gang figures sentenced for running drug ring from prison (June 5, 2017)

Two members of the Indian Brotherhood gang and a former prison guard received a combined total of 849 months in federal prison for selling methamphetamine.

Apology for Native woman denied use of breast pump for three days (June 5, 2017)

The chief of police in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, has apologized to a Native mother for the way she was treated in custody.

Harold Monteau: President Trump is still trying to make America 'White Again' (June 5, 2017)

If Donald Trump is following the German Nationalists’ playbook he will be presiding over an ethnic cleansing war soon, writes Harold Monteau in Indian Country Media Network.

Quinault Nation hails victory in dispute over lake on reservation (June 5, 2017)

The state and federal courts have repeatedly confirmed that Lake Quinault belongs to the Quinault Nation but non-Indian opponents keep trying to keep the dispute alive.

Cronkite News: Key Democrat calls for more funding for Cobell buy-back (June 5, 2017)

The Interior Department has 'not accomplished much' in its program to buy up marginal Indian lands and return them to tribes, despite spending two-thirds of a $1.9 billion fund, a top official said recently.

Secretary Zinke slated for hearing on Interior Department budget (June 5, 2017)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is slated for a big budget cut unless Congress takes action.