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Civil Rights Leaders Join Protectors
A Landslide Election: Great for Natives?
Before Shailene Woodley’s Arrest
Ruffalo, DiCaprio, Jesse Jackson in ND
Seminole-owned Hard Rock President & CEO
Bully No More
#NoDAPL in Historical Context
Al Gore Supports Standing Rock, NoDAPL
‘Promised Land’ Will Make You Mad
The Wizarding World of Donald Trump
Native Women Rowers: Bronze & Superfund
100 Years Documentary Highlights Cobell
Justice Dept Still Delaying DAPL Permits
Archambault Requests DOJ Investigation
14 Days Out: Election Day
Congress: Pay Attention to Natives
4 Reasons to Attend AISES Conference
Wells Fargo Preyed on Natives
George W: ‘Actively Ignored’ Indians
What Does an Indian Look Like?
Thing About Skins
Busted for 1gm of Pot! Feds Back Off Prosecuting American Indian Teen
Devontre Thomas, Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs,...
Amnesty International Calls for ‘Immediate Halt’ to Site C Dam Construction in BC
Amnesty International has joined First Nations in...
Huge Victory for Tribes: Federal Courts Overturn Voter ID Laws
On August 1, U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland struck down...
King Cove Leaders Thank Senators For Life-Saving Road Bill
Last month the isolated Aleutian Islands community of King...
Tribes to Get Portion of Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Settlement Funds
About $50 million of the $15.3 billion settlement that...
DoJ Listens to Navajo Nation Request, Will Investigate Loreal Tsingine Death
The Department of Justice has agreed to investigate the...
Round Valley Indian Tribes Receive $8.5M in Renumeration From the United States
On April 11, President Barack Obama and his administration announced its intent to settle claims of mismanaged funds with 41 tribes totaling $1.023 billion as reported by Indian Co...
Senator Who Sought Indian Tobacco-Tax Gets 7 Years on Corruption Charges
Gale Courey Toensing
A former state senator who relentlessly attacked the Seneca Nation of Indians and other indigenous communities for selling tax-free cigarettes on Indian reservations has been sente...
More Conservatives Criticize Tribal Courts; White House Rebuts
WASHINGTON – More foes of tribal courts are making themselves known in the battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), legislation currently under consideration in...
Lack of First Nation Self-Governance
When it comes to self-governance, Canadian First Nations are both ahead of and behind their counterparts in the United States. The comparisons are enlightening...
Federal Court Directs Human Rights Tribunal to Hear Child-Welfare Case
Aboriginal leaders and human rights advocates are hailing a federal court ruling that requires the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to take on a case it had dismissed involving fundi...
Ninth Circuit Rules Against Proving Citizenship, but For Voter ID
Setting the stage on a national level for this year’s elections, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on April 17 ruled that part of voter registration provisio...
U.S. Senator Worries Tribal Courts Will Imprison ‘Any American’
WASHINGTON – Sen...
Sentencing Rule Causing Consternation But Supported by Aboriginal Leaders
A court decision that requires aboriginal background to be considered when sentencing even violent offenders on violation of court-supervision orders is causing ripples of constern...
David Cypress Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Taxes
Former 23-year council member for the Seminole Tribe of Florida, David Cypress, plead guilty on April 13 to filing a false income tax return, agreeing to pay $5.46 million to the I...
Whiteclay Burn Victim Begins Long Medical—and Legal—Journey
“He may never have full use of his hands again,” said Patricia White Bear Claws, of her longtime companion, Bryan Blue Bird Jr., who was severely injured in an early-March prescrib...
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