Inmate charged with murdering Mississippi Choctaw man in jail (July 30, 2015)
Rexdale Henry, 53, was killed by a fellow inmate a day after he was booked, the county sheriff told The Neshoba Democrat.
Another sentence in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption scandal (July 30, 2015)
Larry Ray Denny abandoned his job at the Bureau of Land Management in Virginia in order to work for the tribe in Montana.
Pueblo man goes on trial for brutal murder of Navajo woman (July 30, 2015)
Gavin Yepa is accusing of killing Lynette Yazzie Becenti in December 2011.
Former police chief for Swinomish Tribe pleads guilty to theft (July 30, 2015)
Thomas J. Schlicker, who served as police chief for 17 years, admitted that he stole more than $30,000.
Quapaw Tribe hosts relatives for annual language conference (July 30, 2015)
Members of six tribes are meeting to discuss ways to preserve their closely-related languages.
Opinion: Eastern Cherokee leaders kick reporter out of meeting (July 30, 2015)
This is the second time in the last seven months the Tribal Council, under the leadership of Chairwoman Terri Henry, has decided to exclude the media.
Julian Brave NoiseCat: Native issues you aren't hearing about (July 30, 2015)
Most of the recent headlines about indigenous Americans have had to do with a certain D.C. football team, or a surpassingly dumb Adam Sandler movie.
Oglala Sioux Tribe on track to complete $16.5M nursing home (July 30, 2015)
The 51,000 square-foot facility near Whiteclay, Nebraska, will house 60 elders.
Winnebago Tribe seeks more time to remove old bank building (July 30, 2015)
Ho-Chunk Inc., the tribe's economic development corporation, was planning to move the building to the reservation.
Shooting highlights racial tensions on Wind River Reservation (July 30, 2015)
Two members of the Northern Arapaho Tribe were shot by a non-Indian assailant. One died and the other remains in serious condition.
Suspect in custody over deadly shooting on Crow Reservation (July 30, 2015)
Cooperation among multiple law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrest of a man accused of a double murder and a shooting.
Senate committee examines costs of substance abuse on tribes (July 30, 2015)
Lawmakers and witnesses shared devastating statistics about the impacts of drugs and alcohol in Indian Country.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays action on land-into-trust (July 30, 2015)
Indian Country is being urged to look at a new bill that would fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
Sarah Sunshine Manning: Native mother left to die in a jail cell (July 30, 2015)
On July 6, 24-year-old Sarah Lee Circle Bear of Clairmont, South Dakota, was found unconscious in a holding cell in Brown County Jail.
Tara Houska: DC rally puts focus on threats to sacred Oak Flat (July 30, 2015)
The destruction of Oak Flat will signify a continued history of dispossessing lands from Native Americans and disregard for Native religions.
Native Sun News: Keystone XL Pipeline protest draws big crowd (July 30, 2015)
A massive, new spill from a bitumen pipeline in the tar-sands oil fields of Alberta, Canada’s Athabascan territory fueled a series of pipeline protests by Native Americans and allies across South Dakota.
James Giago Davies: Don't judge anyone's depth of Lakotaness (July 30, 2015)
One thing there has never been is a shortage of heap big spiritual chiefs, deciding for the rest of us what is holy and proper; deciding what is sacred for other men.
Peter d'Errico: Seeking action after apology from Pope Francis (July 30, 2015)
Pope Francis seems aware of the unsustainability—or at least unacceptability—of regimes based on the pattern of Christian domination.
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