Vice: Bad River Band fights big money over mine in small town (June 10, 2014)
Vice travels to Wisconsin to talk to the Bad River Band and hear about the fight against the Gogebic Taconite mine near the reservation.
SDPR: Family questions Rosebud Sioux Tribe's handling of case (June 10, 2014)
Feather Rae Colombe died after a high-speed chase with tribal law enforcement.
DOJ to consult tribes about polling locations in Indian Country (June 10, 2014)
Locations would be chosen by tribes to provide more convenient polling places.
In These Times: Montana tribal members fight for voting rights (June 10, 2014)
Members of Fort Belknap, Northern Cheyenne and Crow tribes are seeking same access to voting as non-Indian residents in Montana.
DOI plans to spend $12M in buy-back funds for Umatilla Tribes (June 10, 2014)
The tribe has already identified 400 parcels of highly fractionated interests.
NCAI's 'Proud to Be' video to air during NBA finals game tonight (June 10, 2014)
The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation of California has purchased ad time to reach millions of viewers.
Lawyers dispute effect of Supreme Court case on tribal lenders (June 10, 2014)
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community affirmed the principle of tribal sovereign immunity but not everyone agrees the case affects tribal-owned Internet lending companies.
Decision awaited on Mishewal Wappo Tribe federal recognition (June 10, 2014)
The tribe lost its federal status in 1961 under a termination law passed by Congress.
Book: Racial oppression of Native people at US-Mexico border (June 10, 2014)
An excerpt of a book by Todd Miller reveals a massive federal presence on the Tohono O'odham Nation in Arizona.
SDPR: Oglala Sioux Tribe absent at meeting over national park (June 10, 2014)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota are questioning plans to manage the South Unit of the Badlands National Park.
Gavin Clarkson: Indian Country shut out of tax credit program (June 10, 2014)
Gavin Clarkson says Indian Country has been shut out of the New Markets Tax Credit program for the second year in a row.
Devin Etcitty: Taking a stand against the Keystone XL Pipeline (June 10, 2014)
Devin Etcitty, a member of the Navajo Nation, explains why he opposes the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Steven Newcomb: Indigenous people must take on domination (June 10, 2014)
Steven Newcomb argues that the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples still subjects indigenous peoples to a global system of domination.
Last original Navajo Code Talker Chester Nez being laid to rest (June 10, 2014)
Mass takes place in Albuquerque, with burial to follow at national cemetery in Santa Fe.
President Obama signs bill to finalize Sandia Pueblo land swap (June 10, 2014)
Exchange has been in the works for more than 10 years.
Jodi Lee Spotted Bear: Back on the rez to work on Indian news (June 10, 2014)
Jodi Lee Spotted Bear is working for her tribe -- the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota -- and will be once again providing news for Indian Country.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting not webcast (June 10, 2014)
The agenda includes S.2188, a high-profile bill to fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
House subcommittee holds hearing on Pyramid Lake Paiute bill (June 10, 2014)
Chairman Elwood Lowery will testify on a bill to ratify a water settlement.
Witnesses: Senate Indian Affairs Committee education hearing (June 10, 2014)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee continues its series on Indian education with an oversight hearing tomorrow.
Native Sun News: Ten from Pine Ridge indicted on drug charges (June 10, 2014)
According to United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson, 10 individuals from Custer, Pine Ridge, and Rapid City have been indicted by a federal grand jury.
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