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Tribes still in the dark as Trump administration moves to roll back Bears Ears

November 16, 2017 - 5:52am
Tribal leaders continue to complain of lack of consultation as the Trump administration keeps them in the dark about the Bears Ears National Monument.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds tribal water rights hearing to schedule

November 16, 2017 - 3:38am
Two more water rights settlements, one for the Navajo Nation and the other for the Hualapai Tribe, are on the radar in the 115th Congress.

Morongo Band distributes 10,000 turkeys in annual tradition for Thanksgiving

November 16, 2017 - 12:52am
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians distributed 10,000 turkeys in southern California as part of its annual Thanksgiving tradition.

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe distances film from Hollywood producer accused of assault

November 16, 2017 - 12:17am
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe and the producers of the critically-acclaimed Wind River film have cut ties with a prominent Hollywood executive who has been accused of numerous incidents of sexual assault.

ProPublica: Trump appointee resigns after report on troubled Indian loan program

November 15, 2017 - 11:32am
A senior official in charge of a federal loan guarantee program resigned after ProPublica reported his prior role in obtaining a guarantee under the same program as part of a deal that failed.

Native Sun News Today: Military service inspires Lakota veteran to bring change

November 15, 2017 - 11:18am
It was October 1973 when Alex White Plume’s cousin visited on a home-town recruiting tour with 'little bitty Private wings' on his uniform, garnering oohs and ahhs from everyone in the room.

Mark Trahant: Republicans target health care and education to pay for tax cuts

November 15, 2017 - 10:48am
Here we go again. The Congress is hell bent on wrecking the Affordable Care Act.

Winnebago Tribe asserts self-determination in hopes of fixing troubled hospital

November 15, 2017 - 9:58am
The Winnebago Tribe is moving to take over management of the hospital on its reservation in Nebraska, more than two years after federal officials cut off key funding sources for the troubled facility.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Thanksgiving represents an indigenous gift to the world

November 15, 2017 - 6:03am
When the North American families come together we hope they will acknowledge the roots of the Thanksgiving tradition, a truly indigenous gift to the world.

Alaska Native corporation welcomes action on bill to open lands to development

November 15, 2017 - 5:01am
Alaska Native corporations and their shareholders stand to gain from energy development of their own lands within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Quapaw Tribe calls for resignation of vice chairman following criminal indictment

November 15, 2017 - 3:59am
Leaders of the Quapaw Tribe are calling for the resignation of Vice Chairman Thomas Mathews after he was accused of attempting to solicit sex from a minor.

Bill to end discrimination against indigenous women closer to passage in Canada

November 15, 2017 - 1:53am
A bill to end decades of gender-based discrimination against indigenous women is inching closer to passage in Canada.

Secretary Ryan Zinke among those excited to take part in #RockYourMocs this year

November 14, 2017 - 11:42am
It's #RockYourMocs week and thousands across the nation are expressing Native pride by wearing moccasins to work, to school and just about anywhere.

Native Sun News Today: Homeless veterans in South Dakota share their stories

November 14, 2017 - 11:03am
Even with the United States’ large military budget, we cannot seem to properly care for our veterans.

Arne Vainio: I blamed myself for my father's death by suicide for over 50 years

November 14, 2017 - 10:42am
Almost everyone has been touched by suicide and those left behind most often suffer in silence.

Dakota Access Pipeline opponents aim to hold law enforcement accountable for brutal tactics

November 14, 2017 - 9:07am
Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are planning to move forward with their police brutality lawsuit despite a setback in the courts.

Senior Trump administration official resigns after scrutiny of Indian loan program

November 14, 2017 - 3:22am
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has seen its first casualty of the Trump era with the resignation of a senior official whose connection to a failed loan generated renewed scrutiny.

Bureau of Indian Affairs makes changes to loan guarantee program amid scrutiny

November 14, 2017 - 2:22am
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is making changes to a business loan program that has faced renewed scrutiny under the Trump administration.

Tim Giago: There are always two sides to every story -- even in Indian Country

November 13, 2017 - 11:20am
This is a short note for those folks who went bananas when they read my column last week about the American Indian Movement.

Native Sun News Today: Rosebud Sioux Tribe finally welcomes war hero home

November 13, 2017 - 11:12am
Army Sgt. Philip James Iyotte was just 21 years old when he was captured by Chinese forces during the Korean War in 1951.

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