- Yakama Nation students find success with prosthetics Updated: May-29-16 10:51 am
YAKIMA, Washington - In a building just outside the main Yakama Nation Tribal School, its MESA prosthetics team has turned a classroom into a workshop.
- Santo Domingo Pueblo begins housing project construction Updated: May-28-16 3:07 pm
SANTO DOMINGO PUEBLO, New Mexico - A Santo Domingo Pueblo housing project is intended to keep the Native American community connected with tradition while linking commuters to trains.
- Families connect with culture through equine therapy Updated: May-28-16 2:02 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Shelly Fyant, from Arlee, painted circles around the eyes of a horse named Big Medicine.
- Activists criticize poll on offensiveness of Redskins' name Updated: May-27-16 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON - Native American leaders and activists criticized a recent national poll that found nine of 10 Native Americans aren't offended by the Washington Redskins' name.
- US official: Tribal shield should be pulled from auction Updated: May-27-16 5:18 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Friday asked French authorities to prevent the auction of a ceremonial shield from a Native American community in New Mexico, saying the item was believed to have been stolen decades ago.
- The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago Updated: May-27-16 2:57 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Latest on a planned auction in France of Native American sacred items (all times local):
- Obama tells Native American students to live their values Updated: May-26-16 6:57 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Michelle Obama told graduates at a Native American high school Thursday to take pride in their history and cultures at a time when she says the "loudest voices in the national conversation" suggest turning away from the tribal values that were part of their education.
- The Latest: Native American grads told to live their values Updated: May-26-16 6:53 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Latest on Michelle Obama's remarks to graduating seniors at Santa Fe Indian School (all times local):
- Mexico: Townspeople kidnap lawmakers to seek mayor's ouster Updated: May-26-16 2:55 pm
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico - A group of indigenous Mexicans kidnapped two lawmakers in the southern state of Chiapas, held them overnight and finally freed them unharmed Thursday after the state congress agreed to replace the mayor of their town.
- Charges made against convicted tribal leader's company Updated: May-25-16 4:27 pm
HELENA, Montana - Representatives of a pipe company started with money embezzled from the Chippewa Cree Tribe pleaded guilty Wednesday to falsely claiming to be a minority-owned business controlled by a former tribal leader who was later convicted in a corruption investigation.
- Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska signs buyback program agreement Updated: May-25-16 4:24 pm
WINNEBAGO, Nebraska - The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is moving forward with a federal program designed to return land to American Indian tribes.
- Paris auction house defends divisive sale of tribal items Updated: May-25-16 2:34 pm
PARIS - A Paris auction house has defended its practices as within the law after Native American leaders in Washington protested its latest plan to sell off part of their tribal history, getting bi-partisan support.
- Diversity remains a challenging topic in some classrooms Updated: May-25-16 2:02 am
CASPER, Wyoming - Fifteen hundred miles from the Deep South, in a central Wyoming middle school, a Confederate flag and a racial slur were scrawled on a bathroom wall.
- Protesters overrun barricades as Trump rallies thousands Updated: May-25-16 12:31 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Despite the violent outbursts of protesters who overran barricades and charged police officers outside his rally, Republican Donald Trump on Tuesday told thousands of supporters he was glad he stopped in New Mexico and he vowed to be back before the general election in November.
- Sen. Warren: Trump is a 'small, insecure moneygrubber' Updated: May-24-16 9:21 pm
BOSTON - More shots have been fired in the war of words between Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Donald Trump.
- 3 men missing on South Dakota reservation found dead Updated: May-24-16 7:55 pm
PINE RIDGE, South Dakota - Three men who went missing more than two weeks ago on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have been found dead, a tribal official said Tuesday.
- Hospital on Nebraska reservation gets new clinical director Updated: May-24-16 6:05 pm
WINNEBAGO, Nebraska - A government-run hospital on a Native American reservation in Nebraska is getting a new clinical director and other staff in an effort to improve the quality of care provided to patients.
- Thune presents bill to overhaul hospitals on reservations Updated: May-24-16 12:59 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - U.S. Sen. John Thune has presented a measure to overhaul the network of government-run hospitals that provides care to Native Americans on and off reservations.
- Judge rejects Menominee's hemp arguments Updated: May-24-16 11:33 am
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin over a federal raid of its industrial hemp crop grown on tribal land.
- Lawsuit challenges potential transfer of bison range Updated: May-24-16 5:17 am
BILLINGS, Montana - An environmental group has sued federal officials over the potential transfer of the National Bison Range to American Indian tribes in Montana.
- New memorial honors Native Americans who served in military Updated: May-23-16 12:34 pm
GRAFTON, West Virginia - A memorial honoring Native Americans who served in the United States Armed Forces has been installed at the West Virginia National Cemetery.
- Blessing ceremony at a Corvallis creek honors the lamprey Updated: May-23-16 12:16 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - David Harrelson banged a drum Saturday afternoon alongside the trickling Lamprey Creek in a blessing ceremony honoring the creek and the fish it will forever be named after.
- After 10 years, Indian mound trail grand opening Monday Updated: May-23-16 4:45 am
WINTERVILLE, Mississippi - After 10 years of planning, Mississippi's Mound Trail - a 350-mile driving tour of 33 Indian mounds along or near Highway 61 - is making its debut.
- Suquamish Tribe now part of federal land buyback program Updated: May-23-16 2:35 am
BREMERTON, Washington - The Suquamish Tribe's Port Madison Reservation in Kitsap County is one of more than 60 reservations selected to join a $1.9 billion federal initiative to return land to the control of tribal governments.
- Historical Society to return remains to Kansas tribes Updated: May-22-16 1:00 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas State Historical Society plans to return human remains excavated from Native American burial sites in Kansas to two tribes.