Republicans hold up action on Alaska tribal jurisdiction measure (November 19, 2014)
Sen. Mark Begich (D) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) have drafted a new version in hopes of getting the bill passed before the end of the 113th Congress.
Audio: Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on child trauma (November 19, 2014)
The hearing was the last of the 113th Congress and the last under Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), who served as chairman for less than a year.
Alaska Supreme Court hears dispute over tribal court authority (November 19, 2014)
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes won a decision that forced the state to recognize tribal court orders in child welfare cases.
Leader of Tunica-Biloxi Tribe hit with prescription drug charges (November 19, 2014)
Joey Barbry was elected chairman in April, following the death of his father, the tribe's longtime leader.
Editorial: Put end to 'futile' taxation dispute with Chehalis Tribe (November 19, 2014)
Newspaper calls on Thurston County in Washington to end its long-running taxation battle with the Chehalis Tribe.
Steven Newcomb: Focusing on liberation and self-determination (November 19, 2014)
Exploring the fight for self-determination for the original nations and peoples.
DOI official to give update on Cobell land consolidation program (November 19, 2014)
Some $225 million in transactions have been concluded since the effort started a year ago.
Sen. Heitkamp to host panel on child trauma in Indian Country (November 19, 2014)
Roundtable follows Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on childhood trauma.
Center for Native American Youth hosts panel discussion in DC (November 19, 2014)
Actor Chaske Spencer will share his story in hopes of addressing misperceptions of Native people.
Performance sheds light on 'purchase' of Lenape island in 1626 (November 19, 2014)
The acquisition of Manhattan is told from a Native point of view in a concert opera.
Gyasi Ross: Police shootings aren't just a 'people of color' issue (November 19, 2014)
Police shootings represent a trend that goes back several hundred years.
Mark Trahant: Historic election in Alaska with Native candidate (November 19, 2014)
Alaska should be the model for Indian Country and state relations.
Crow Creek Sioux man arrested as Senate rejects Keystone bill (November 19, 2014)
Greg Grey Cloud, who was wearing a headdress, started singing loudly and was forcefully removed from the Senate gallery.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists push for change (November 19, 2014)
Local tribal activists were disappointed, but not surprised when the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council took no action on their request to schedule a tribal vote on proposed amendments to the constitution.
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