Schimmel sisters attract big turnout for Native American night (March 4, 2014)

More than 1,500 Native Americans -- including 60 from the Muscogee Nation -- turned out in force to cheer on two college basketball standouts.

Domestic violence shelters request funding from Navajo Nation (March 4, 2014)

The Navajo Nation Council will weigh three bills to fund domestic violence shelters on the Navajo Nation.

Poarch Band of Creek Indians debuts two health care facilities (March 4, 2014)

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama opened the doors to two new health care facilities.

Louisiana governor leaves Indian affairs office vacant for years (March 4, 2014)

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has left the Office of Indian Affairs vacant for six years.

Former chairman and housing director of Omaha Tribe indicted (March 4, 2014)

A former chairman and a former housing director of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska have been indicted.

New Obama budget includes $139M for Office of Special Trustee (March 4, 2014)

The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians will see $139 million under the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal that President Barack Obama released.

Lac du Flambeau Band pays $75K to help county with caseload (March 4, 2014)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is providing $75,000 over the next three years to help Vilas County, Wisconsin, with its caseload.

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe to share sex offender records with state (March 4, 2014)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe reached an agreement to share sex offender data with the state of South Dakota.

Indian Health Service receives small increase with new budget (March 4, 2014)

The Indian Health Service would see $4.6 billion under the fiscal year 2015 budget that President Barack Obama released today.

President Obama eyes $2.4B budget for Bureau of Indian Affairs (March 4, 2014)

President Barack Obama released his fiscal year 2015 today and asked Congress to provide $2.4 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Judge won't make Chevron pay $9B judgment to Ecuador tribe (March 4, 2014)

Chevron doesn't have to pay a $9.5 billion judgment to the Cofan people of Ecuador because the award was obtained through fraud, a federal judge said.

Former Cedarville Rancheria chair pleads not guilty to murders (March 4, 2014)

Cherie Lash Rhoades, the former chairwoman of the Cedarville Rancheria of California, pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder charges.

Shakopee Tribe to own, operate $105M hotel at Mall of America (March 4, 2014)

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community will develop a $105 million hotel at the Mall of America in Minnesota.

Native Sun News: Indian inmates see religious rights suppressed (March 4, 2014)

In response to the continued denial of religious freedoms to Native American prisoners in multiple states across the country, several prominent advocacy groups have approached the United Nations Human Rights Committee with a complaint.

Steven Newcomb: Museum ignores genocidal history of voyage (March 4, 2014)

Steven Newcomb questions the exclusion of indigenous history from the San Diego Maritime Museum's reconstruction of a Spanish ship that sailed to present-day California.

Gyasi Ross: Keith Harper makes history as nominee for UN post (March 4, 2014)

Gyasi Ross urges Indian Country to support the nomination of Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.