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President Trump taps Bush-era official as Health and Human Services Secretary

November 13, 2017 - 12:57am
Alex Azar, a pharmaceutical executive, served in top leadership posts at the department in George W. Bush administration, an era of resistance to Indian health care.

Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe struggles to deal with mountains of trash

November 10, 2017 - 10:36am
Dozens of illegal dumping sites litter the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation, putting the health of the people and their environment in jeopardy.

DVIDS: White Mountain Apache soldier proud to represent her tribe in the military

November 10, 2017 - 9:56am
Although she was born and raised in Ohio, Master Sgt. Serena Dedes’ history will always be rooted in Arizona, home to the White Mountain Apache Tribe.

Native Sun News Today: Food sovereignty in action on South Dakota reservations

November 10, 2017 - 9:27am
Community gardens on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Sioux reservations are bringing food sovereignty to life.

'An Indian man is on the mall' -- Statue of Ponca Chief Standing Bear is unveiled

November 10, 2017 - 4:57am
The story of Ponca Chief Standing Bear is, in many ways, the story of a father’s love for his son.

Bad River Band seeks answers after police officer shoots and kills 14-year-old boy

November 10, 2017 - 12:40am
Tribes are reaching out to the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa after a 14-year-old citizen was shot and killed by a police officer in Ashland County, Wisconsin.

Sen. Mike Rounds: Indian Health Service fails to live up to its trust responsibilities

November 9, 2017 - 11:00am
The health care crisis at the Indian Health Service is just one example of how the government has failed to follow through on its obligations to tribal members.

Gregory Ablavsky: President Trump continues dark chapter with treatment of tribes

November 9, 2017 - 10:46am
With his policy towards public lands, President Trump is continuing a dark chapter in our history, writes professor Gregory Ablavsky.

Appeals court won't revisit historic decision in Muscogee Nation boundary case

November 9, 2017 - 8:40am
A closely-watched reservation boundary case could be headed to the nation's highest court, setting up a clash between tribes, states and the Trump administration.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes water compact survives legal challenge

November 9, 2017 - 6:47am
In a near unanimous decision, the Montana Supreme Court has upheld the legality of water compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Grandmothers are the backbones of our tribal communities

November 9, 2017 - 3:22am
Myra Brown was brought up to understand the importance of family and of actively acknowledging her Narragansett heritage

House subcommittee schedules hearing on tribal self-determination and land bills

November 9, 2017 - 2:29am
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs will take testimony on three tribal self-determination and land bills on November 15.

Tim Giago: How 'The Wizard of Oz' remains connected to the genocide of our people

November 9, 2017 - 1:55am
When it comes to the Indian people 'genocide' is a word that is merely whispered.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: A special salute to the Native Americans who proudly served

November 9, 2017 - 1:34am
The list of Lakota, Dakota and Nakota veterans, men and women, who served honorably and then came home to work for their people goes on and on.

Native Sun News Today: Lakota woman removed from grave by adoptive non-Indian mother

November 9, 2017 - 12:35am
Tere Charging Thunder lived a hard life. When she was just two years old, she was adopted by a non-Native woman and disconnected from her Cheyenne River Sioux family.

Bad River Band 'deeply saddened and troubled' by fatal shooting of boy by police officer

November 9, 2017 - 12:12am
The Bad River Band is offering support services to the community following the fatal shooting of a young boy by a police officer in Ashland County, Wisconsin.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation takes time to honor veteran brothers and sisters

November 8, 2017 - 11:44am
As Cherokees, we respect and admire any man or woman who has donned a uniform and made sacrifices to defend America’s freedoms.

Mark Trahant: Election night brings good news for Native American candidates

November 8, 2017 - 11:21am
Voters from Maine to Washington and all points in between rejected Trumpism and it was a good night for Native candidates too.

Native Sun News Today: Ponca Tribe struggled to survive in face of broken treaty

November 8, 2017 - 10:46am
Like many tribes who entered into negotiations with the United States, the Ponca made the fatal mistake of relinquishing their equal status as treaty partners.

Business group in Maine apologizes for 'Hunt for the Indian' holiday promotion

November 8, 2017 - 10:22am
The Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce is apologizing after asking customers to 'Hunt for the Indian' and secure discounts in Skowhegan, Maine.

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