- Standing Rock council votes to banish meth, heroin dealers Updated: Jul-29-15 8:01 pm
FORT YATES, North Dakota - The council of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has voted to banish and exclude any adult found to be selling methamphetamine, heroin and other drugs on the reservation that straddles the Dakotas' border.
- Former Chippewa Cree leader sentenced to 5 ½ years in prison Updated: Jul-29-15 6:49 pm
HELENA, Montana - A judge sentenced a former Chippewa Cree tribal council member Wednesday to 5 ½ years in prison after he pleaded guilty to embezzlement, tax evasion and other charges in a federal corruption investigation.
- Panel scales back new oil rules for North Dakota reservation Updated: Jul-28-15 5:16 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Tribal leaders from a prolific portion of North Dakota's oil-rich Fort Berthold Reservation are scaling back proposed drilling regulations that industry officials warned could slow crude production.
- State tells tribe: Prepare to end blackjack games at casinos Updated: Jul-27-15 5:31 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida seem headed for a showdown about the operation of the tribe's successful casinos.
- Northern Cheyenne tribe to look at sites along railroad path Updated: Jul-27-15 1:08 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The Northern Cheyenne tribe is planning additional investigations of cultural sites along the path of a proposed railroad that would open new areas of southeastern Montana to large-scale coal mining.
- Tribes preparing for climate change impact on First Foods Updated: Jul-26-15 3:50 pm
ELGIN, Oregon - Against the backdrop of a region-wide drought, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation are bracing for the potentially harmful long-term effects of climate change.
- Mallott to host provincial official on trans-boundary issues Updated: Jul-23-15 12:04 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - British Columbia's minister of energy and mines is expected to visit Alaska next month at the invitation of Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott.
- Family says survivor critically injured in Wyoming shooting Updated: Jul-22-15 9:46 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - An American Indian man remains in critical condition after a weekend shooting at a Wyoming detox center that has spurred his tribe to demand federal hate crime charges.
- Navajo code talker from New Mexico dies Updated: Jul-21-15 7:07 pm
CHICHILTAH, New Mexico - A Navajo Code Talker has died in New Mexico.
- Native American tribe sues New Jersey for recognition Updated: Jul-21-15 12:40 pm
A Native American tribe is suing New Jersey officials to demand it be recognized by the state government.
- Bill in Navajo Nation Council seeks to name acting top judge Updated: Jul-20-15 6:19 am
WINDOW ROCK, Arizona - A bill in the Navajo Nation Council would designate the tribe's longest-serving judge as acting chief justice.
- Tribes push to end Affordable Care Act coverage requirement Updated: Jul-17-15 7:41 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Representatives of several Indian tribes say they support legislation introduced by congressional Republicans this week that would exempt tribes nationwide from being classified as large employers under the federal Affordable Care Act - a designation that requires tribes to pay higher insurance costs or face federal penalties.
- Group works with power business to boost osprey population Updated: Jul-15-15 8:52 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A nonprofit group is working with an electricity transmission company and Ann Arbor park officials to install osprey nesting platforms along the Huron River.
- 2 tribes agree to settle lawsuit against US government Updated: Jul-10-15 2:27 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Two Native American tribes and the federal government have reached a tentative settlement in a lawsuit over alleged mismanagement of timber lands and other tribal trust assets.
- Montana tribe breaks off talks over drilling on sacred land Updated: Jul-09-15 6:40 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - An American Indian tribe in Montana has taken the rare step of breaking off formal talks with the U.S. government and a Louisiana company that has been seeking for decades to drill for natural gas on land considered sacred by the Blackfeet people.
- Tribal council member resigns amid sexual conduct case Updated: Jul-09-15 12:39 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - A member of a northern Michigan Indian tribe's council has resigned as he awaits trial on charges of criminal sexual conduct involving two girls.