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Lake named for advocate of tribal removal changed to 'Bde Maka Ska'

January 19, 2018 - 11:58am
The largest lake in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is now being recognized by its original Native name.

YES! Magazine: Making amends as marijuana sales begin in California

January 19, 2018 - 11:34am
The city of Los Angeles has created a 'social equity' tier of applications who will receive priority for marijuana business permits.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Making the tribal constitution work for our people

January 19, 2018 - 11:08am
Educating our youth can only provide them with their much needed sense of identity and thus the wherewithal to return to the old Oceti Sakowin system of government.

Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe contests uranium mining plan

January 19, 2018 - 10:54am
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is giving the public until January 29 to comment on a decision to expand a uranium mine near the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Trump administration signals major changes for tribal lending industry

January 19, 2018 - 4:55am
Indian Country advocates are praising the Trump administration for dropping a case that targeted the tribal lending industry.

TransCanada sticks with Keystone XL Pipeline amid tribal opposition

January 18, 2018 - 11:52am
The Canadian firm behind the Keystone XL Pipeline remains committed to the controversial project amid opposition in Indian Country.

Cronkite News: Arizona's Republican senators take on President Trump

January 18, 2018 - 11:27am
Arizona’s two senators took President Donald Trump to task in separate forums, saying his attacks on the press and 'fake news' claims embolden dictators to crack down on media abroad and endanger democracy at home.

Bill to restore Eastern Cherokee homelands moves forward in Congress

January 18, 2018 - 10:05am
A bill to return ancestral lands in Tennessee to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is moving forward in the 115th Congress.

Winnebago Tribe launches HoChunk Harvest food sovereignty project

January 18, 2018 - 8:59am
A new initiative on the Winnebago Reservation seeks to improve the health of residents in the northeast Nebraska community.

White Mountain Apache Tribe scores important win in trust fund case

January 18, 2018 - 6:59am
The White Mountain Apache Tribe can sue the federal government for mismanaging its trust funds all the way back to 1946, a federal judge said in a ruling with major implications for Indian Country.

Native Sun News Today: Family still searching for Cheyenne River Sioux man

January 18, 2018 - 5:43am
The lives of murdered and missing First Nations and Native Americans often become lost in the larger narrative of data collection and statistics, rarely do the stories of the individuals get told.

Victor Swallow: All the Lakota women that I knew loved their children

January 18, 2018 - 5:25am
I am older now, tired and worn out and many times I think back to simpler times when Lakota had family values, cared for their young and took care of their elders.

House panel schedules a second hearing on GOP bill to gut Bears Ears

January 18, 2018 - 2:29am
Republican leaders are taking another stab at a controversial bill that would gut the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah and restrict tribal involvement on their ancestral lands.

Government shutdown looms as President Trump confuses his own party

January 18, 2018 - 12:21am
The federal government, including the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service, is getting closer to a shutdown.

Mark Trahant: Battle over the budget grows as deficit spending explodes

January 17, 2018 - 11:56am
The first year of the Trump era has been challenging.

House subcommittee takes up bill aimed at improving tribal economies

January 17, 2018 - 11:20am
H.R.4506, the Jobs for Tribes Act, promotes entrepreneurship and economic development in Indian Country.

Tribes continue battles against drug companies amid a setback in court

January 17, 2018 - 10:48am
The opioid epidemic has hit Indian Country hard and tribes are looking for ways to hold drug companies accountable by going to court.

Mary Annette Pember: Indian Health Service still lacks a permanent leader

January 17, 2018 - 8:31am
President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Indian Health Service has left many wondering what qualifications the agency's director should meet.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk people must take action on marijuana

January 17, 2018 - 8:13am
Who was Harry Anslinger and how did he come to have a deep effect on the Mohawks of Akwesasne?

Nisenan Tribe back to square one after losing federal recognition lawsuit

January 17, 2018 - 7:54am
The Nisenan Tribe, one of the many victims of the disastrous termination policy, is still fighting to regain federal recognition.