Ray Halbritter: A year of reckoning for team's racist mascot (December 30, 2013)

Ray Halbritter, the federally-recognized representative of the Oneida Nation of New York, reflects on the Change the Mascot movement.

Obama signs bill for Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (December 30, 2013)

President Barack Obama signed H.R.623, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act, into law on Thursday.

Native Sun News: Pine Ridge boys team takes home LNI title (December 30, 2013)

In a game that forced the highly talented Pine Ridge Thorpes to dig deep in to their bag of tricks, Dusty Lebeau’s 2013-2014 squad knocked off the top seeded and defending Lakota Nation Invitational Champion White River Tigers, 53-46.

Briannon Fraley: Tribes share traditional marine knowledge (December 30, 2013)

Briannon Fraley of the Smith River Rancheria explains how tribes will help manage marine resources in California.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Native academics support Israel boycott (December 30, 2013)

Dina Gilio-Whitaker explains why the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association supports a boycott against Israel.

Tim Giago: The Indian mission kids only knew him as 'Roch' (December 30, 2013)

My old friend and classmate, Patrick Red Elk, from the Catholic Indian mission boarding school we attended, died several months ago and as I read his obit in the local daily I swear that I would not have known who he was if I had not run into him last December.