Peggy Fontenot
Steve Russell
The Pacific Legal Foundation has filed a lawsuit to challenge an Oklahoma law, the American Indian Arts and Crafts Sales Act, part of a long term legal strategy to level all legal ...
Alysa Landry
With just three months to spare, the Obama Administration met—and exceeded—its goal to place half a million acres of land into trust for tribal nations...
Tanya H. Lee
Tony Dearman, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, was appointed director of the Bureau of Indian Education on November 2, taking over a troubled agency in the midst of radical reforms...
Chaco Culture National Historic Park
Kim Baca
In an effort to address concerns about oil and gas leasing near Chaco Culture National Historic Park, the Bureau of Land Management and the Bureau of Indian Affairs have expanded t...
The Washington Secretary of State is honoring Hank Adams, Assiniboine-Sioux, in an educational project called Who are we? that explores a diverse group of Washingtonians...
Nick Estes
Little has been written about the historical relationship between the movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline and the longer histories of Oceti Sakowin (The Great Sioux Nation)...
Nooksack tribal members facing disenrollment demonstrate beneath a sign bearing the name of the legal firm representing them: Galanda Broadman.
Frank Hopper
In a letter dated October 17, the Department of the Interior notified Nooksack Tribal Chairman Bob Kelly it does not recognize any of the Nooksack council's actions after March 24...
Part of the DRIFT Act allows for rehabilitation of existing BIA dams that could help stop flooding in potential areas.
Brian Daffron
A U.S. Senate bill to improve reservation flooding issues was incorporated into the Senate’s latest version of the Water Development Resources Act (WDRA)...
For the first time in NCAI history, a leader from the Army Corps of Engineers addressed the gathering. Major General Donald “Ed” Jackson, Commander General of the Corps, gave an overview of the Corps role in infrastructure projects.
Mary Annette Pember
Phoenix, AZ — On Sunday, October 9, the Washington D.C...