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Puyallup fashion designer competes for prize in Project Runway (07/28)
Korina Emmerich is a member of the Puyallup Tribe of Washington.

Native Sun News: President of Oglala Sioux Tribe dodges bullets (07/28)
The attempt to unseat the current President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe has failed.

Blog: Tanka Fund aims to grow Indian Country's bison economy (07/25)
The GOAT Blog on High Country News explores the Tanka Fund, an effort to restore bison to Indian communities.

Unsettled: BIA questions Passamaquoddy forest management (07/25)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about questionable forest management practices within the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.

BIA extends comment period on federal recognition regulation (07/25)
Comments are being accepted until September 30 and two more tribal consultation sessions and two more public meetings will be held over the phone.

Indian Health Service discloses privacy breach of patient data (07/25)
A file folder containing names, Social Security numbers and VA information was left in a public place.

Navajo Nation president calls for FBI probe of brutal murders (07/25)
Tribal leader wants to know whether attacks were motivated by race.

Native Sun News: IHS hospital at Pine Ridge undergoes review (07/25)
Two weeks ago the Pine Ridge Indian Health Service Unit underwent a full survey conducted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to determine if the hospital is meeting the minimum requirements.

Chickasaw Nation welcomes public to new community center (07/24)
The 15,000 square-foot facility is located in Ardmore.

Oglala Sioux Tribe still working on plan for legal alcohol sales (07/24)
A court challenge kept the referendum in limbo for much of the past year.

Unsettled Ch. 26: Passamaquoddy dealings cloaked in secrecy (07/24)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about business deals involving leaders of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.

Fort Belknap Tribes depend on revenue from Internet lending (07/24)
The operation contributes up to 20 percent of the tribe's income.

NCAI President Cladoosby offers cedar hat to BIA's Washburn (07/24)
Gift of woven cedar hat represents tribes from the Pacific Northwest.

Woman waiting in line at SCIA hearing reportedly had bedbugs (07/24)
The woman apparently was paid to wait in line for the hearing.

Granddaughter of former team owner condemns racist mascot (07/24)
Jordan Wright said she started questioning the name after seeing a documentary in the 1980s.

Navajo Nation president to discuss brutal murders with mayor (07/24)
Attacks on Navajo homeless people are common, advocates said.

Native Sun News: Cobell beneficiaries still waiting on payment (07/24)
Sen. John Tester seems to be experiencing the same feeling of frustration that many Native Americans across the country are feeling over the continued delays of the distribution of the second Cobell settlement payments.

KPLU: Quileute Tribe welcomes man who was rescued in 2010 (07/23)
Members of the Quileute Tribe of Washington rescued former U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Lance Leone after a helicopter crash four years ago.

WBUR: Tribes rebury one of their ancient relatives in Montana (07/23)
WBUR interviews Shane Doyle about the reburial of a 12,600-year-old boy whose DNA showed a link to present-day Native people.

Fond du Lac Band tries to uncover cause of foodborne illness (07/23)
Tribal administrator said food from a recent powwow and other outdoor events could be linked to the outbreak.

Unsettled: Free speech costs dearly at Passamaquoddy Tribe (07/23)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about accountability and law issues within the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

Navajo Nation officials seek meeting in response to murders (07/23)
The victims have been identified as Allison Gorman, 44, and Kee Thompson, who was 45 or 46.

Man in Alabama honors Yuchi ancestor with unique memorial (07/23)
Tom Hendrix, 80, never met his great-great grandmother but he grew up hearing stories about her life.

Native Sun News: Candidate wants Obama to meet with tribes (07/23)
Senate candidate Larry Pressler wants tribes in South Dakota to help him host a presidential visit.

Native Sun News: Great Plains tribes call for full contract funds (07/23)
Taking a step towards holding the federal government accountable, the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association is calling out the United States, Administration and Congress.

Bail set at $5M for teens accused of murdering Navajo men (07/22)
Another Navajo man said his brother was one of the victims.

County drops opposition to CSKT land-into-trust application (07/22)
Dispute over sacred site stirred emotions and racist sentiments.

WCAI: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe won't join Plymouth 400 (07/22)
Organization wants tribal input but some are balking at the upcoming commemoration.

Unsettled: Questions linger on Passamaquoddy leadership (07/22)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about new leadership of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.

Yurok Tribe combats illegal marijuana farms on reservation (07/22)
The farms are damaging sacred sites, harming salmon runs and depleting the water supply.

Al Jazeera: Organization celebrates Black Indian ancestry (07/22)
Al Jazeera reports on the first meeting of the newly-formed National Congress of Black American Indians.

Raina Thiele: Native youth participate in My Brother's Keeper (07/22)
Raina Thiele of the White House recaps My Brother's Keeper event that included Native youth.

Native Sun News: Lakota War Path team wins world relay title (07/22)
Lakota War Path, owned by Calvin Ghost Bear and captained by his son Don Ghost Bear, has been winning all year.

Teens accused of killing homeless Navajo men in New Mexico (07/21)
A fellow Navajo man witnessed part of the brutal attack.

James Garner, actor with Cherokee heritage, passes on at 86 (07/21)
Star of TV and film was proud of his tribal ancestry, which came from his mother.

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