American Indian Movement leader Dennis Banks passes away at the age of 80 (October 30, 2017)

Famed American Indian Movement leader Dennis Banks died on October 27,2017, after a brief fight with pneumonia. He was 80.

Gun Lake Tribe donates $35K to American Red Cross in honor of citizens who passed on (October 30, 2017)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians has donated $35,000 to the American Red Cross in honor of citizens who passed on this year.

House subcommittee takes up water bill for White Mountain Apache Tribe (October 30, 2017)

A bill to help the White Mountain Apache Tribe with a critical water project is making its way through Congress.

Supreme Court won't take up race-based challenge to Indian Child Welfare Act (October 30, 2017)

Another conservative attack on the Indian Child Welfare Act has been rebuffed by the nation's highest court but the fight is far from over.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes up cultural patrimony and Indian Health Service bills (October 30, 2017)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will take testimony on a bill to protect tribal sacred items and on a bill to audit the Indian Health Service.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on tax reform policy (October 30, 2017)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking up tax reform as Republicans prepare to unveil a major policy bill.

YES! Magazine: Nation shifts to compassion in dealing with opioid drug epidemic (October 30, 2017)

Communities are scrambling to save lives and get people into rehabilitation, but it wasn’t always that way.

University agrees to Dakota Access lecture after Mark Trahant complained (October 30, 2017)

The University of North Dakota will host a lecture where the Dakota Access Pipeline will be discussed after veteran Native journalist Mark Trahant raised concerns.

Native Sun News Today: Looking back at the tribes featured in 'Century of Dishonor' book (October 30, 2017)

Even back in 1881, and it is still true to this day, the best friend the tribes of North America ever had was a White person of impassioned conscience.

Tim Giago: Anecdotes from an Indian mission boarding school at Pine Ridge (October 30, 2017)

A couple of generations ago every Indian in America knew about boarding schools, but as the years have passed that knowledge grows dimmer and dimmer.

Native American psychologists slam police tactics a year after Standing Rock (October 30, 2017)

The Society of Indian Psychologists criticized the law enforcement response to the pipeline protests, as well as the military-style tactics used by a security firm hired by the company that built the Dakota Access Pipeline.