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Dakota Access sued for damage to farmland as tribes seek assurances for water

November 3, 2017 - 4:18am
The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are being sued by a family over damages to their farmland as tribes seek to protect their water from oil spills.

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over national monument plans

November 3, 2017 - 3:00am
Environmental groups are suing the Trump administration to obtain documents about plans for several national monuments, including those supported by tribes.

Gyasi Ross: Does Native American Heritage Month even matter in our nation?

November 3, 2017 - 1:11am
Gyasi Ross asks: 'How much is a genocide worth?'

David Ganje: More study needed on water permit at uranium mine in Black Hills

November 2, 2017 - 12:30pm
The Dewey Burdock project would be the most significant mining operation in South Dakota in the last twenty years.

Native Sun News Today: Rosebud Sioux Tribe lands another seat on utility board

November 2, 2017 - 11:46am
Thanks to the efforts of a grassroots group, citizens of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe now hold 50 percent of the seats on a utility board on the reservation.

Republican campaign for Arctic refuge drilling puts Alaska Native divisions on display again

November 2, 2017 - 10:10am
Alaska Natives remain as divided as ever as Republicans revive one of the most controversial policy debates in history: drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Menominee Nation announces arrest of police officer after undercover operation

November 2, 2017 - 6:58am
The Menominee Nation is anticipating the filing of charges against one of its own police officers following an arrest in Wisconsin.

Pawnee Nation seeks earthquake damages from energy companies in tribal court

November 2, 2017 - 4:51am
The Pawnee Nation is attempting to hold the energy industry accountable for damage suffered during a 2016 earthquake.

Leonard Peltier: Dennis Banks was one of the greatest Indian warriors of our time

November 2, 2017 - 3:31am
Let my voice join in harmony, with the brothers and sisters of the American Indian Movement, to address our great loss of your father, grandfather, brother and friend Dennis Banks.

Osage Nation continues language revitalization efforts with mobile application

November 2, 2017 - 3:02am
The Osage Nation is keeping its language alive with the help of new technology.

YES! Magazine: President Trump's war on opioid abuse won't work for the nation

November 2, 2017 - 2:15am
More compassionate drug policy reforms in California have resulted in a drug death rate 40 percent below the national average.

Cronkite News: Tribes left out of Republican push for tax reform in Washington

November 2, 2017 - 1:22am
A day before Republicans were expected to unveil their plan to overhaul the tax code, tribal leaders and senators complained that Indian Country once again does not have a seat at the table.

Washington NFL player think it's 'cool' to sell t-shirts with logo of Indian head

November 2, 2017 - 1:00am
A player on the Washington NFL team is selling t-shirts featuring an 'Indian' head logo.

Alaska Native leaders and executives testify on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

November 1, 2017 - 12:27pm
Alaska Natives will be front and center at a hearing on energy development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Navajo Nation Council votes against controversial Grand Canyon development

November 1, 2017 - 11:35am
Plans for the Navajo Nation to develop land near Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona appear to be dead.

Cronkite News: Tribal advocates welcome action on Indian Child Welfare Act case

November 1, 2017 - 11:10am
The Supreme Court has refused to hear an Arizona case that pitted a non-Indian mother and Indian father against one another in a fight for custody of their children.

Urban Indian school in Wisconsin helps revitalize tribal traditions and languages

November 1, 2017 - 8:01am
The Indian Community School of Milwaukee seeks to provide a mainstream education to its students — who represent 20 different tribes — while incorporating cultural education into every aspect of its curriculum.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Our people should be celebrating Native American Day

November 1, 2017 - 6:21am
For the surviving Oceti Sakowin (Seven Council Fires) descendants, the significance of Native American Day in South Dakota should equal or surpass the annual Oglala Nation Powwow.

Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe takes aim at mouthwash

November 1, 2017 - 5:51am
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman Harold Frazier issued a notification to businesses located on the reservation, outlining new tribal regulations regarding the sales of mouthwash.

Quileute Tribe starts process to move village to safer ground in Washington

November 1, 2017 - 5:01am
The Quileute Tribe is moving its largest community to higher ground in Washington, with construction of a new school expected in the spring of 2018.