IRS issues tax guidance on per capita payouts from trust funds (March 10, 2014)
The Internal Revenue Service issued guidance today regarding the taxation of per capita payments from tribal trust funds.
Opinion: What will you do after Cleveland 'Indian' mascot dies? (March 10, 2014)
Writer claims opponents of the stereotypical "Chief Wahoo" mascot don't really care about Native Americans:
Column: Sakakawea's life after Lewis and Clark was a 'mystery' (March 10, 2014)
What happened to Sakakawea after she left the Lewis and Clark expedition?
USDA Blog: Arizona tribes using water wisely to live off the land (March 10, 2014)
Kirk Hanlin of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service visited three tribes in Arizona.
US Judgment Fund used to pay out out tribal trust settlements (March 10, 2014)
The federal government's Judgment Fund has been used to pay out a slew of tribal trust fund settlements.
NPR claims 'Oglala Lakota Nation' has adopted digital currency (March 10, 2014)
National Public Radio is reporting that the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has launched a digital currency even though its leader say that isn't the case.
Cherokee Freedmen eager for court hearing in citizenship case (March 10, 2014)
The Freedmen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma are preparing for a hearing in a lawsuit that could finally resolve their citizenship rights.
Pokagon Band looks to diversify economic development options (March 10, 2014)
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in Michigan is diversifying its economy.
Opinion: Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe still fighting for legitimacy (March 10, 2014)
Federal recognition reforms at the Bureau of Indian Affairs have politicians in Connecticut worried about the resurgence of the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe:
Adrienne Keene: A non-apology for wearing 'Indian' headdress (March 10, 2014)
Adrienne Keene takes Christina Fallin, the daughter of Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R), to task for putting on an Indian headdress and failing to apologize for it:
FBI on North Dakota reservation for probe into energy dealings (March 10, 2014)
FBI agents are on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota as part of a probe into the energy industry on the Fort Berthold Reservation.
Navajo Nation struggles with adequate housing for its veterans (March 10, 2014)
The Navajo Nation set up a $6 million trust fund in 1998 to provide housing for its veterans but many go without adequate housing.
Supreme Court turns down Dakota trust mismanagement case (March 10, 2014)
The U.S. Supreme Court today declined petitions in the long-running Dakota trust mismanagement case.
Elmer Blackbird: US fails to pay its debts to the first Americans (March 10, 2014)
A letter from Elmer Blackbird, who wonders why the first Americans are still ignored by the federal government.
Native advocates to present 'Sliver of a Full Moon' at US Capitol (March 10, 2014)
Native women advocates are bringing an acclaimed play about domestic violence in Indian Country to the U.S. Capitol.
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes continue long fight for return of land (March 10, 2014)
Leadership disputes have kept the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma in the news for the last couple of years but there's one issue that binds the community together -- the return of their ancestral land.
Gila River Indian Community saw eight youth suicides in a year (March 10, 2014)
The Gila River Indian Community of Arizona saw eight youth suicides over the course of the year, a situation that's all too common throughout Indian Country.
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux Tribe defends attorney general (March 10, 2014)
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe has risen to the defense of their Attorney General, Aisha Concha, who they say was misrepresented in an online blog.
Charlene Abrahamson: Oregon's illegal policy against tribal ID (March 10, 2014)
Charlene Abrahamson wonders why the state of Oregon won't accept identification issued by tribes in Washington.
Alex Ewen: Scientists put out another Native migration theory (March 10, 2014)
Alex Ewen questions yet another study that attempts to explain the presence of Native people in the Americas.
Tim Giago: Remembering all of the Native American journalists (March 10, 2014)
A handful of Native Americans that have spent their lives as newspaper reporters, editors or publishers are wondering where journalism is headed in Indian Country.
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