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William and Kate Visit Bella Bella
G2E Focuses on Sports Betting, eSports
A Cedar Hat for Obama!
Standing Rock Is On the Ballot
How to Capture an Election
First Presidential Debate: Stamina
Jimmy Carter: Signed ICWA into Law
Young Native Writers Drawn to Protest
Moya-Smith: Clinton, Trump, Spit Buckets
Wikipedia Wants Improved Native Content
White House Outlines Massive Outreach
Fossil Fuels Investment Takes Nosedive
Sierra Club: No DAPL!
Early Voting Starts Soon
Create a Cabinet Level Dept. for Natives
Mother and Daughter Graduate Together
Cabrillo: No Ceremony in Kumeyaay
The Week That Was: September 25, 2016
NMU Awarded Grant to Increase STEM
50 Faces of Indian Country 2016 Mag!
Thing About Skins
Hillary Clinton’s Run: Seneca Women, Modocs Facing Gallows and One Tough Quaker
When Hillary Clinton broke the longest-lasting glass...
Red Warrior Camp Spokesman Freed on Bond
MANDAN, North Dakota—Dakota Access Pipeline water protector...
Disappointment and Elation Follow DAPL Court Ruling and Federal Intervention
From the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) to...
Richard M. Nixon: ‘Self-Determination Without Termination’
Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th...
Overdue National Debate About Pipelines and ‘Sound Silence’
TRAHANT REPORTS—On Friday I tweeted: “What an extraordinary...
EPA Announces Plans to Begin Next Phase of Navajo Uranium Mine Cleanup
Federal officials took the first step this week toward a...
Gil L. Vigil, Executive Director: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series
In the interview series Meet Native America, the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian invites tribal leaders, cultural figures, and other interesting and accomplished...
State Department Investigates Its Own Keystone XL Environmental Consultant
Controversy has arisen over a potential conflict of interest on the part of the consultants who drafted the State Department’s environmental assessment of the Keystone XL pipeline,...
Pine Ridge Vote to Sell Alcohol Could Kill Whiteclay, Bring Huge Revenue to Tribe
In a public referendum vote on Wednesday, August 14, tribal members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe on the Pine Ridge Reservation voted to overturn the ban of alcohol with a vote of 1,84...
Pine Ridge Votes to Remove Alcohol Ban: 'The Lesser of Two Evils?'
“Sometimes you have to choose the lesser of two evils,” that’s what James “Toby” Big Boy, chairman of the Oglala Sioux’s Law and Order Committee said in November of last year when ...
Washburn Extends Comment Period on Federal Recognition Regulations
Gale Courey Toensing
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn has extended the period for comments on proposed changes to the federal recognition regulations to September 25...
Power Brokers III: 11 Native State Legislators in Arizona & New Mexico
Traveling west out of Texas on I-40, the landscape makes a gradual change into New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment. Mesas push out of the earth...
Indian Affairs Experts Jockeying to Be President Hillary's Native Guru
Many Democratic Indian-focused strategists are betting that Hillary Clinton will choose to run for president in 2016, and some are working feverishly in these summer doldrums – 17 ...
Indigenous Rights Still Being Trumped By Mining Money in Peru
A political battle in Peru over expansion of natural gas drilling into a reserve for isolated tribes is underscoring the difficulties the country continues to face in implementing ...
'They Caved': Tribe Claims Win in SD Voting-Rights Suit
Plaintiffs and defendants both claimed victory on August 6, when U.S. District Court Judge Karen Schreier dismissed the Native voting-rights lawsuit Brooks v. Gant ...
'Zombie Democracy’ Is a Nightmare for Natives
The British magazine The Economist has coined the expression “ zombie democracy ” to denote government leaders or parties that believe winning elections automatically translates in...
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