Al Jazeera: Pascua Yaqui Tribe looks for justice under VAWA (April 24, 2014)
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona is one of the first tribes to exercise authority over non-Indian domestic violence offenders.
CSKT firm lands $1.8M contract to provide military equipment (April 24, 2014)
A business owned by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana has won a $1.8 million contract.
Yakama Nation sues to put a stop to tours on sacred mountain (April 24, 2014)
The Yakama Nation of Washington is suing the federal government to stop public tours on the sacred Rattlesnake Mountain.
District leaders on Tohono O'odham Nation removed over theft (April 24, 2014)
Four leaders of a district on the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona were removed from office after being accused of theft.
Florida court rejects tribal jurisdiction in child custody dispute (April 24, 2014)
The Miccosukee Tribe lacks jurisdiction in a child custody dispute, a Florida appeals court ruled on Wednesday.
South Dakota Tribal Relations Secretary to step down from job (April 24, 2014)
Leroy “J.R.” LaPlante, South Dakota's Secretary of Tribal Relations, is stepping down from his post after three years on the job.
Former Cedarville Rancheria leader back in court for murders (April 24, 2014)
Cherie Lash Rhoades, the former chairwoman of the Cedarville Rancheria of California, was back in court on Wednesday in her murder case.
Indiana settles lawsuit over religious rights of Indian inmates (April 24, 2014)
The Indiana Department of Corrections has reached a settlement with Indian inmates who said their religious rights were being violated.
Northern Arapaho Tribe per cap stirs boost in local economy (April 24, 2014)
Members of the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming are boosting the local economy thanks to a $6,300 per capita payment.
Joyce Oberly: Teach all sides of tribal land theft in Oklahoma (April 24, 2014)
Joyce Oberly discusses the loss of tribal lands with the Land Run of 1889 in Oklahoma.
John Kane: Keystone battle is about Native identity and land (April 24, 2014)
John Kane explains why Native people are leading the fight against the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
Albert Bender: Cowboys and Indians unite to fight Keystone (April 24, 2014)
Albert Bender discusses the Cowboy Indian Alliance that was formed to stop the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Treating Native culture as a commodity (April 24, 2014)
Dina Gilio-Whitaker discusses the good, the bad and the ugly of treating Native culture as a commodity.
Graton Rancheria defends decision to pave over historic site (April 24, 2014)
A housing developer paved over a historic burial ground and village with the consent of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.
North Dakota commission backs power line opposed by tribes (April 24, 2014)
The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved an electrical transmission line through the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield Historic Site.
Steven Newcomb: Gradual stealing of Western Shoshone land (April 24, 2014)
Steven Newcomb explores the convoluted logic behind the gradual stealing of lands promised to the Western Shoshone Nation by treaty.
Navajo Nation Council fails to revive higher tax on junk foods (April 24, 2014)
The Navajo Nation Council failed to revive a higher tax on junk foods.
Tim Giago: Taking a trip down memory lane with Lakota Times (April 24, 2014)
A brand new newspaper calling itself the Lakota Times hit the streets of the Pine Ridge Reservation for the first time on July 1, 1981.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe puts hold on ethics board (April 24, 2014)
Larry Eagle Bull and Jackie Siers are relative newcomers to the world of tribal politics.
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