Oneida Nation poll shows support for a new Washington mascot (October 17, 2013)
The Oneida Nation of New York released a poll that found support for the elimination of the Washington professional football team's racist mascot.
Highlights from Day 3 of National Congress of American Indians (October 17, 2013)
Highlights from Day 3 of the National Congress of American Indians 70th annual convention
Editorial: Compromise goes missing in war with Chumash Tribe (October 17, 2013)
Newspaper wonders if the war between the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and its neighbors in California will ever end.
WyoFile: University leader aims to improve dealings with tribes (October 17, 2013)
The new president of the University of Wyoming hopes to improve relationships with the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe.
Gyasi Ross: Stepping into the debate over the Washington team (October 17, 2013)
Gyasi Ross takes a stab at some of the issues surrounding the name of the Washington professional football team.
County leader urges Washington team to consider name change (October 17, 2013)
The top leader in Prince George's County, Maryland, where the Washington professional football team plays its home games, says the team should consider changing its name.
Obama signs bill to put end to shutdown of federal government (October 17, 2013)
Thousands of Bureau of Indian Affairs and Indian Health Service employees are headed back to work today after President Barack Obama signed a bill to end the 16-day shutdown of the federal government.
Indian boys without shoes sweep youth basketball tournament (October 17, 2013)
A team of Indian boys from Mexico swept the International Festival of Mini-Basketball, all while playing without shoes.
George Tiger: Muscogee Nation fights desecration of sacred site (October 17, 2013)
George Tiger, the principal chief of the Muscogee Nation in Oklahoma, discusses the controversy over a sacred site on the reservation of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama.
Native Sun News: Police officer uses Taser on Rosebud Sioux girl (October 17, 2013)
An 8 year old member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe was subdued by a police Taser in Pierre after officers responded to a report of the child being suicidal.
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5 Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
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