- Gathering of Nations will no longer be held at The Pit Updated: May-04-16 9:46 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The University of New Mexico says the Gathering of Nations will no longer be held at its basketball arena.
- EPA offers $600,000 for monitoring after mine waste spill Updated: May-04-16 7:23 pm
DENVER - The Environmental Protection Agency says it will provide $600,000 for three states and two Indian tribes to monitor river conditions in the aftermath of a massive spill from a Colorado mine.
- Boy: Sister, stranger went into hills; she never came back Updated: May-04-16 12:14 am
SHIPROCK, New Mexico - When the stranger approached Ian and Ashlynne Mike at the school bus stop, the boy was wary. But his older sister got lured into the van, and he didn't want her to go alone, so he went, too.
- The Latest: Cousin says girl was kind, loved to play music Updated: May-03-16 11:22 pm
SHIPROCK, New Mexico - The Latest on the kidnapping and killing of an 11-year-old girl from the Navajo Nation (all times local):
- FSU student reps: No headdresses at Seminoles games Updated: May-03-16 8:08 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida State University's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
- Funding could make South Dakota Medicaid expansion easier Updated: May-03-16 6:47 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota's ability to expand Medicaid under Gov. Dennis Daugaard's conditions got a boost from federal policy changes that could help the state cover the costs of expansion, a top adviser to the governor said.
- Reservation slaying suspect to plead guilty to lesser charge Updated: May-03-16 10:44 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A man accused of killing another man on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and hiding the body in the trunk of a car while he recruited others to help dispose of it has reached a deal with prosecutors.
- Ex-tribe chairman gets 25 years in prison for sex crimes Updated: May-02-16 8:33 pm
SUTTONS BAY, Michigan - A former chairman of a northern Michigan Indian tribe has been sentenced to at least 25 years in prison for first-degree criminal sexual conduct against a girl in the Traverse City area.
- Nooksack tribe fires judge who ruled against tribal council Updated: May-02-16 12:55 pm
DEMING, Washington - The Nooksack Indian Tribe is searching for a new judge after it fired its previous judge days after she ruled against the tribal council.
- Guide highlights Native American link to historic Route 66 Updated: May-02-16 11:35 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A new story is unfolding along historic Route 66 thanks to a yearlong project coordinated by a tourism group with help from the National Park Service and American Indian tribes along America's Mother Road.
- Cops: Woman, 19, dies in fall into ravine on NY reservation Updated: May-02-16 10:53 am
CATTARAUGUS INDIAN RESERVATION, New York - Authorities are investigating the death of a 19-year-old woman who fell into a ravine on an Indian reservation in western New York.
- High court rejects appeal over long hair in Alabama prisons Updated: May-02-16 9:46 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from Native American inmates who want to wear their hair long in Alabama prisons.
- 2 reservation hospitals agree to quality-of-care changes Updated: May-01-16 7:50 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Two government-run hospitals on Native American reservations in South Dakota will keep receiving crucial federal funding after agreeing to undertake significant measures to improve the quality of care provided to patients.
- Miss Indian World crowned at nation's largest powwow Updated: May-01-16 2:21 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An Arizona State University law student has been crowned Miss Indian World.
- Applications sought for Native American art workshops at USD Updated: Apr-30-16 7:24 pm
VERMILLION, South Dakota - Applications to participate in a program that teaches high school students about contemporary Native American fine arts are due Friday.
- More than 1,300 acres of Cherokee land placed into trust Updated: Apr-30-16 3:16 pm
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma - The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs has placed into trust more than 1,300 acres owned by the Cherokee Nation in north-central Oklahoma.
- Heavy rains cause slide at Winterville Mounds park Updated: Apr-30-16 2:06 pm
GREENVILLE, Mississippi - Public access is restricted at part of the Winterville Mounds Archaeological Park near Greenville after heavy rains last month caused a slope failure on the largest mound.
- EPA paying $1 million in response costs after mine spill Updated: Apr-28-16 9:36 pm
DENVER - The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it is reimbursing states, tribes and local governments about $1 million for their costs after the agency accidentally triggered a massive wastewater spill from a Colorado mine.
- GAO: Health care access hard to measure for Native Americans Updated: Apr-28-16 8:51 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Access to health care for American Indians is difficult to gauge because the agency that oversees it does a poor job of tracking patient wait times, a report by a federal watchdog found.
- South Dakota tribe sues feds over ER closure Updated: Apr-28-16 5:46 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A Native American tribe in South Dakota sued the federal government Thursday over the nearly five-month closure of the only emergency room on its reservation.
- Corps determines Kennewick Man is Native American Updated: Apr-27-16 6:36 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native American tribes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday, opening the process for returning to tribes for burial one of the oldest and most complete set of bones ever found in North America.
- Indiana's oldest known bald eagle recovering from injury Updated: Apr-27-16 6:04 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - After almost 28 years living in the wild, a bald eagle that was part of a reintroduction program at Lake Monroe is recovering in a Nashville-area rehabilitation center.
- Indian tribe expanding casino in southwestern Michigan Updated: Apr-27-16 11:03 am
DOWAGIAC, Michigan - An Indian tribe is planning to expand a casino in southwestern Michigan.
- Mobile app to give self-guided tours of scenic byway Updated: Apr-27-16 6:50 am
BECKLEY, West Virginia - An organization has created a mobile app that will give people self-guided tours of a 44-mile scenic byway near Beckley.
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Apr-27-16 5:25 am
The Aurora Sentinel, April 20, on Colorado schools having Native American mascots and names: