BIA issues cease and desist as Paskenta Band dispute continues (June 11, 2014)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs continues to recognize the last uncontested tribal council as dispute escalates by the day.
Opinion: Lobbying firm hired to defend NFL team's racist mascot (June 11, 2014)
Writer says the battle over NFL team's racist mascot gets even more political.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe prepares for President Obama's visit (June 11, 2014)
The Obamas will be visiting Cannon Ball, a community on the North Dakota portion of the reservation.
Opinion: President Obama still has much to do in Indian Country (June 11, 2014)
Writer calls attention to unemployment, obesity, suicide and other issues as President Barack Obama prepares for his first visit to Indian Country since taking office in January 2009.
Audio of Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on education (June 11, 2014)
Members focused a lot of time asking questions of witness from the Department of Education.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee approves five bills at meeting (June 11, 2014)
Committee approves S.2188, a bill to fix the Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux leader clears impeachment vote (June 11, 2014)
Citing corrupt conduct, violation of oath of office and malfeasance, the Attorney General for the Oglala Sioux Tribe made a failed attempt to obtain the impeachment of Barbara Dull Knife.
Oklahoma court affirms $47.7M judgment in tribal tobacco case (June 11, 2014)
Native Wholesale Supply went bankrupt in 2011 and has a petition pending before the Supreme Court in another case.
DOI allocates $4.1M on Cobell buy-back for Coeur d'Alene Tribe (June 11, 2014)
Tribe is holding meetings this month to inform landowners about the program.
Tim Giago: Native youth lose connection to ancestral languages (June 11, 2014)
Are the young people in your classrooms texting in English or Lakota?
Rebecca Wald: Mistreatment leads to health disparity for tribes (June 11, 2014)
Rebecca Wald explains the health challenges facing American Indians in Mendocino County, California.
Stephanie Bryan elected chair of Poarch Band of Creek Indians (June 11, 2014)
Stephanie Bryan is first woman to serve as leader for the Alabama tribe.
Liaison between Eastern Shoshone Tribe and Wyoming resigns (June 11, 2014)
Sara Robinson said she was treated differently because she is a Native woman.
BIA approves Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation land-into-trust request (June 11, 2014)
Tribe plans to use 853-acre for housing but an opposition group has filed an appeal.
Peruvian government documents tribal people killed in conflict (June 11, 2014)
Tribal members were killed for resisting a rebel group.
Musician urges team name change as NCAI video makes waves (June 11, 2014)
Lifelong fan of team supports message behind the Proud to Be video.
Secretary Jewell links Las Vegas shooters to outspoken rancher (June 11, 2014)
Two people who went to Cliven Bundy's ranch targeted and killed police officers.
House leader who opposed VAWA ousted in Republican primary (June 11, 2014)
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) had a horrible record on Indian issues.
Daniel Wildcat: Money and injustice against the first Americans (June 11, 2014)
Daniel Wildcat, a professor at Haskell Indian Nations University, explains why money doesn't always address injustice in Indian Country.
Julianne Jennings: Narragansett scholar Ella Sekatau passes on (June 11, 2014)
Julianne Jennings pays tribute to Ella Wilcox-Thomas Sekatau, a member of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island who passed away in April at the age of 85.
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