Alaska Native man being treated after being shot by police officer (August 19, 2014)
A video uploaded by KYUK-TV shows 31-year-old Aaron Moses swinging a baseball bat at two officers, one of whom shot him in the abdomen.
NPR: Osage Nation disputes wind development on mineral estate (August 19, 2014)
Leaders and members of the Osage Nation are questioning wind energy projects in northeastern Oklahoma out of fear it could affect their mineral rights.
Al Jazeera: State struggles with Native language voting material (August 19, 2014)
Al Jazeera reports on the latest developments in Toyukuk v. Treadwell, a voting rights case that seeks to ensure the state of Alaska provides election materials in Native languages.
Court in California won't let Choctaw girl be placed with relatives (August 19, 2014)
The tribe wanted her to placed with blood relatives in Utah.
Another guilty plea comes in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption case (August 19, 2014)
Shad Huston paid off corrupt tribal leaders and a gave a $25,000 SUV to a corrupt chairman.
Large crowd turns out to denounce supremacist group's activities (August 19, 2014)
The leader of the Fort Belknap Indian Community asked officials in Havre, Montana, to investigate a White supremacist group.
Tribes hail Oregon decision to deny permit for coal export project (August 19, 2014)
The Oregon Department of State Lands said an energy company failed to address the impacts on tribal fishing sites.
Chickasaw Nation offers new blend of coffee made from chocolate (August 19, 2014)
The tribe is selling coffee in milk chocolate and dark chocolate flavors.
Oglala Sioux Tribe suspends officer who repeatedly used stun gun (August 19, 2014)
A video shot by onlookers indicates the officer used the gun more than 10 times on the man, who appeared to be intoxicated.
Leader of Muscogee Nation goes on trial in theft case next month (August 19, 2014)
Jury selection is due to begin September 15 and the trial will start September 22.
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (August 19, 2014)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.
Peter d'Errico: Book told from perspective of the colonial invaders (August 19, 2014)
Peter d'Errico doesn't think he can finish Empire of the Summer Moon, a book about the war against the Comanche Nation, because the opening pages are filled with questionable assertions.
Activists won't sue over school's 'Warriors' mascot in Minnesota (August 19, 2014)
The National Coalition on Racism in Sports and Media changed its mind after hearing from Ojibwe Olympian Henry Boucha.
Broadcasters won't use racist mascot of Washington NFL team (August 19, 2014)
Two sports broadcasters will do their best to avoid using the Washington NFL team's racist mascot on air.
Mark Trahant: Behind the scenes of Obamacare in Indian Country (August 19, 2014)
Much of the execution of the law, the nuts and bolts of how it works, is behind the scenes. Especially in Indian Country.
Opinion: Elder from Wukchumni Tribe works to keep language alive (August 19, 2014)
Film-maker Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee shares his film about Marie Wilcox, an elder from the Tule River Tribe of California who is the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language.
Native Sun News: Oglala man's business dealings under scrutiny (August 19, 2014)
Recent news reports surrounding the dealings of Raycen Raines has fueled speculation and rumors of what exactly the fairly new tribal member is up to.
202 630 8439 (THEZ)
Top Stories1. Native Sun News Today: Student speaks out about racism in South Dakota school
2. Decision day for National Congress of American Indians with leadership changes
3. House subcommittee takes up controversial American Indian Empowerment Act
4. Tribes open their doors in response to devastating wildfires in northern California
5. Arne Vainio: I wanted you to know you are loved and that I am bringing you home
MorePrevious: August 18, 2014
Next: August 20, 2014