Absentee Shawnee Tribe seeks return of girl in South Carolina (September 13, 2013)
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be asking the South Carolina courts to recognize an Oklahoma court order in an Indian Child Welfare Act dispute.
Column: Osage Nation threatens legal action over wind farm (September 13, 2013)
The Osage Nation of Oklahoma is threatening legal action against a proposed wind farm.
Crow Tribe looks to coal development as way to aid economy (September 13, 2013)
The Crow Tribe of Montana says coal development provides jobs and revenues on the reservation.
White House Blog: VAWA marks 19th anniversary of progress (September 13, 2013)
Lynn Rosenthal, the White House advisor on violence against women, hails tribal jurisdiction provisions in S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act.
Tribal liaison in Seattle charged for domestic violence incident (September 13, 2013)
Nicole Willis, the tribal liaison for the city of Seattle, Washington, was charged in connection with a domestic violence incident.
Nez Perce Tribe wins decision against 2nd megaload shipment (September 13, 2013)
A federal judge has barred a megaload shipment from crossing a federal forest in Idaho until the Nez Perce Tribe is consulted about the route.
NPR: Sequester cuts hurt mental health care in Indian Country (September 13, 2013)
The sequestration of the federal budget is taking a toll on mental health care programs in Indian Country.
Clyde Bellecourt testifies about arrest at Idle No More protest (September 13, 2013)
Clyde Bellecourt, a co-founder of the American Indian Movement, is on trial for an arrest connected to an Idle No More protest in Minnesota.
Same-sex couple makes history under Suquamish Tribe's law (September 13, 2013)
The first same-sex couple was married under the laws of the Suquamish Tribe of Washington on Wednesday.
Barbara Munson: 'Indian' mascots are harmful to our children (September 13, 2013)
Barbara E. Munson of the Wisconsin Indian Education Association Indian Mascot and Logo Task Force explains Act 250, the law that allows individuals to challenge the use of Indian mascot in public schools.
Christian evangelicals support adoptive couple in ICWA case (September 13, 2013)
Some Christian evangelicals are siding with a non-Indian couple that wants to adopt a Cherokee Nation girl and take her from her Cherokee family in Oklahoma.
Honduras recognizes Miskito Tribe's land rights in 1859 treaty (September 13, 2013)
The government of Honduras is living up to a treaty promise to recognize the land rights of the Miskito people.
Opinion: Keepseagle foundation boosts farmers and ranchers (September 13, 2013)
Plaintiffs in the Keepseagle settlement over discrimination at the Department of Agriculture explain plans to use $380 million for new Indian Country foundation.
Editorial: Listen to fans who hate use of racial slur as mascot (September 13, 2013)
The Washington Post welcomes a shift in thinking by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on the use of Indian mascots.
Native Sun News: Dedication set for Oglala veterans cemetery (September 13, 2013)
Honoring the warriors who have made their commitment to protecting their people continues on, even after death.
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