Opinion: HUD loan program a small step to boost Indian housing (August 29, 2014)

Tim Richmond of 1st Tribal explains the need for the Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program.

9th Circuit hears case over Yakama Nation tobacco manufacturer (August 29, 2014)

The King Mountain Tobacco Company is citing the 1855 Yakama Treaty to protect its right to market goods without state interference.

KPLU: Spokane Tribe maintains close ties with baseball franchise (August 29, 2014)

The Spokane Tribe has been working closely with the Spokane Indians baseball team for several years, putting the Salish language on jerseys this season.

WAER: ICWA matters handled in 'kangaroo courts' in South Dakota (August 29, 2014)

The Department of Justice is siding with tribes in an Indian Child Welfare Act dispute in South Dakota.

Lauren Jones: Affordable Care Act benefits Native Americans too (August 29, 2014)

Lauren Jones of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma explains how the Affordable Care Act helps Native Americans secure additional health coverage.

Tule River Tribe helps remove marijuana operation on reservation (August 29, 2014)

Authorities cleared out nearly 14,000 plants from a farm that was siphoning over 100,000 gallons of water per day.

Omaha Tribe signs agreement with EPA to improve utility services (August 29, 2014)

The Omaha Tribal Utility Commission agreed to make about $1 million in improvements to drinking and wastewater systems and to its trash collection program.

Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe spends $2.4M on property (August 29, 2014)

Over the past year, the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council has ambitiously purchased significant real estate, land and buildings both on and off the Reservation.

Mike Johanns: Retracing steps of great Ponca Chief Standing Bear (August 29, 2014)

An imprisoned Native American chief, an unlikely cadre of Nebraskans and a harrowing journey led to one of America’s earliest civil rights victories 135 years ago.

MPR: Red Lake Nation opposes liquor license near dry reservation (August 29, 2014)

The tribe is asking Beltrami County, Minnesota, to create an alcohol-free buffer zone around the dry reservation.

Gila River Indian Community to see $77.6M from Cobell buy-back (August 29, 2014)

Responses are due October 10, the Interior Department said in a press release.

Navajo man heads up Native American Homelessness Task Force (August 29, 2014)

Sherrick Roanhorse will work with tribes and the city to address homelessness among Native Americans in New Mexico's most populous city.

Las Vegas Paiute Tribe rejected 'gift' from NFL team's foundation (August 29, 2014)

The Original Americans Foundation wanted to buy the tribe a van.

Energy boom linked to rise in human trafficking in Indian Country (August 29, 2014)

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) held a listening session on Thursday to discuss human trafficking in Indian Country.

DNA study finds distinct population of Native people in Arctic area (August 29, 2014)

Researchers say the group lived in isolation in eastern Canada and northern Greenland for nearly 4,000 years.

Native Sun News: Tribes walk out of contract support cost meeting (August 29, 2014)

At a recent meeting of the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association (GPTCA) in Rapid City, tribal leaders met to discuss strategies for a 'consultation' with the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Steven Newcomb: NFL mascot a symptom of deeper problem in US (August 29, 2014)

Steven Newcomb connects the Washington NFL controversy to domination over Native people.