Letter: Blood Tribe working to improve quality of water (January 14, 2014)

Joe Healy, the director of public works for the Blood Tribe in Alberta, discusses water concerns.

Indian Times: Review of news affecting Oklahoma tribes (January 14, 2014)

Indian Times at KGOU recaps a week of news for Oklahoma tribes.

Opinion: Republicans blinded by offensive racist mascots (January 14, 2014)

Writer wonders why Republican defend the racist mascot of the Washington professional football team.

Letter: Salish and Kootenai Tribes without legal council (January 14, 2014)

Writer says Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana is acting without a legal council after failing to name a chairman by a majority vote.

USDA Blog: A historic partnership with Leech Lake Band (January 14, 2014)

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota has a national forest within its reservation.

Tribe demands firing of IHS worker for botched screening (January 14, 2014)

The Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of Nevada is calling on the Indian Health Service to fire an employee who botched a diabetes screening that may have exposed people to infectious diseases.

Bill in Washington clears tribal fishermen of convictions (January 14, 2014)

The Washington House Community Development, Housing and Tribal Affairs Committee heard testimony this afternoon on a bill that would clear tribal fishermen of certain convictions.

Navajo chapters question lawmakers under indictment (January 14, 2014)

A second Navajo Nation chapter has passed a resolution seeking to determine whether lawmakers should remain in office while facing criminal charges.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Nothing new from New York state (January 14, 2014)

Nothing new for the Iroquois in New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2014 State of the State address delivered on January 8 in Albany.

House approves measure to benefit Grand Ronde Tribes (January 14, 2014)

By a voice vote, the House passed H.R.841, a bill to benefit the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon.

Oneida Nation awaits court approval of deal in New York (January 14, 2014)

The Oneida Nation is still waiting for federal court approval of its settlement with the state of New York.

Supreme Court hears suit over Obama nominees to NLRB (January 14, 2014)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard arguments in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, a dispute involving President Barack Obama and his nominees to the National Labor Relations Board.

Rep. George Miller, Democrat of California, plans to retire (January 14, 2014)

After 40 years in office, Rep. George Miller (D-California) will retire at the end of the year.

Budget measure offers modest increases for BIA and IHS (January 14, 2014)

Congressional negotiators announced a 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill that includes modest increases for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service.

Editorial: New year and new name for Washington team (January 14, 2014)

Massachusetts newspaper calls on new name for the Washington professional football team.

Ed Rice: Cleveland team owes debt to Penobscot Nation (January 14, 2014)

Ed Rice, the author of Baseball’s First Indian, discusses the debt the Cleveland baseball team owes to the Penobscot Nation of Maine.

Jennifer Denetdale: Gender violence on the Navajo Nation (January 14, 2014)

Jennifer Denetdale, a member of the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission, discusses gender violence on the Navajo Nation.

Native Sun News: Senate candidate seeks tribal support (January 14, 2014)

In a strategic move that includes the seeking of support from South Dakota tribes, former Republican Senator Larry Pressler seeks to gain the senate office as an Independent.

Brandon Ecoffey: Let's stop suicide in our communities (January 14, 2014)

With the onset of a new Gregorian calendar that serves for us Lakota as the halfway mark in our year and a reminder that Sundance is quickly approaching, it is time for all of us in the Native 'establishment' to prioritize the issues that are most important to the people