Editorial: Scrutiny needed for Indian Health Service in Montana (May 8, 2014)

Newspaper welcomes investigation of Indian Health Service in Montana.

Wisconsin tribes ask 7th Circuit to hear treaty hunting dispute (May 8, 2014)

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals is being asked to resolve a treaty hunting dispute in Wisconsin.

Native mother welcomes criminal investigation of son's death (May 8, 2014)

The RCMP has opened a criminal investigation into the death of a Native man at a work site in British Columbia.

Editorial: Plenty of room in Santa Fe for two Indian art markets (May 8, 2014)

Newspaper anticipates another successful Santa Fe Indian Market and welcomes the new Indigenous Fine Art Market.

Mary Pember: FBI finds ancestors and artifacts in Indiana home (May 8, 2014)

Mary Annette Pember reports on efforts by the FBI to repatriate hundreds of ancestors and artifacts recently seized from a home in Indiana.

Honor the Earth challenges pipeline route through treaty lands (May 8, 2014)

An administrative law judge heard arguments over a pipeline that crosses through treaty-ceded territory in Minnesota.

Mark Trahant: Billy Frank Jr. was a rebel who was always happy (May 8, 2014)

Because of Billy Frank, Jr., the salmon survive today and have returned to streams where they were once extinct.

Interior Department opposes bill to end Office of Special Trustee (May 8, 2014)

The Obama administration opposes a bill to eliminate the Office of Special Trustee for American Indians

Lac du Flambeau Band bans 28 non-members from reservation (May 8, 2014)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Wisconsin is banning 28 non-members from the reservation.

Blood Tribe announces charges from drug busts on the reserve (May 8, 2014)

The Blood Tribe of Alberta announced drug and firearms charges against six people.

Editorial: Billy Frank Jr changed the fishing debate in Northwest (May 8, 2014)

Washington newspaper highlights the contributions of the late Billy Frank Jr. to the fishing debate in the Pacific Northwest.

City appeals decision on Oneida Nation waste recycling facility (May 8, 2014)

The city of Green Bay is asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to review a decision involving the Oneida Nation.

Law firm to pay $15M and withdraw from tribal case in Ecuador (May 8, 2014)

The Patton Boggs law firm has agreed to pay $15 million and withdraw from a case involving a tribe in Ecuador that accused energy giant Chevron of polluting the environment.

Nevada tribe returned gift from Original Americans Foundation (May 8, 2014)

A Nevada tribe refused to accept a gift from the Original Americans Foundation, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada), the Senate majority leader, said on MSNBC.

Cynthia Iyall: Billy Frank was legendary figure in Indian Country (May 8, 2014)

Cynthia Iyall, the chairwoman of the Nisqually Tribe of Washington, pays tribute to the late Billy Frank Jr.:

Opinion: Removal of dam benefits Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe (May 8, 2014)

Writer argues for the removal of more dams across the nation, citing the benefits seen by the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe in Washington.