1st Circuit tells Narragansett Tribe to comply with grand jury (February 25, 2014)
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island can't assert sovereign immunity in a federal grand jury proceeding, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals said.
Oregon lawmakers weigh another bill to allow Indian mascots (February 25, 2014)
Oregon lawmakers are once again debating the use of Indian mascots in public schools.
House panel considers Alaska Native and Pueblo bills at markup (February 25, 2014)
The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a markup session this Thursday.
Witnesses for SCIA hearing on early education in Indian Country (February 25, 2014)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) will hold his first hearing as the new chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee tomorrow.
Opinion: Confirm Keith Harper for UN human rights council job (February 25, 2014)
Support for Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve as the United States Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Former Jicarilla Apache Nation employee admits theft of $215K (February 25, 2014)
A former employee of the Jicarilla Apache Nation of New Mexico pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $215,00 from the tribe.
Campo Band cancels controversial wind plant on reservation (February 25, 2014)
The Campo Band of Kumeyaay Indians in California has put an end to a controversial wind project on the reservation.
Oklahoma bill elevates Indian affairs position to Cabinet level (February 25, 2014)
A bill in Oklahoma would create a Cabinet-level position for Indian affairs.
Fort Sill Apache Tribe seeking a seat at the table in New Mexico (February 25, 2014)
The Fort Sill Apache Tribe will go to the New Mexico Supreme Court next month to argue for a seat at the table in the state.
Man sentenced to 30 years for assaulting Turtle Mountain teen (February 25, 2014)
A church volunteer and former teacher was sentenced to 30 years for sexually assaulting a girl he met on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Reservation in North Dakota.
Ex-chair of Cedarville Rancheria faces death penalty for killings (February 25, 2014)
Cherie Lash Rhoades, the former chairwoman of the Cedarville Rancheria of California, faces the death penalty if she is convicted of killing four people at tribal headquarters.
Arizona governor urged to reject bill that allows discrimination (February 25, 2014)
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is being urged to veto a bill that allows business owners to refuse service to certain customers.
Native Sun News: Television station makes inroads at Pine Ridge (February 25, 2014)
In the year 2004 the staff and students at Oglala Lakota College felt that they needed their own voices on a local television station.
Faith Spotted Eagle: Slaughter of 'sunka wakan' at Yankton Sioux (February 25, 2014)
On the morning of August 23, 2013, the phone call came from my older sister, cuwe in our Dakota language.
Caleen Sisk: Tribal water rights suppressed for over 100 years (February 25, 2014)
Caleek Sisk, the spiritual leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, discusses tribal water rights in California.
Opinion: Banning the N-word but supporting the R-word in NFL (February 25, 2014)
Professor John F. Banzhaf III discusses the use of racial slurs in the NFL.
Steven Newcomb: Indian land taken in 1803 Louisiana Purchase (February 25, 2014)
Steven Newcomb discusses the taking of 560 million acres of Indian land in the 1803 Louisiana Purchase.
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