Mark Trahant: Chase Iron Eyes shakes up Congressional campaign (August 9, 2016)

Raising money is the toughest challenge for any Native American who runs for office.

Football player from Kiowa Tribe not bothered by NFL team's name (August 9, 2016)

Kendal Thompson just signed with the Washington NFL team and is hoping to land a spot on the roster for the upcoming season.

Tohono O'odham Nation man might be forced to pay $10M to victim (August 9, 2016)

Jacob Harvey admitted he brutally raped a teacher while he was incarcerated in Arizona state prison.

Witness list for field hearing on trauma and mental health in Indian Country (August 9, 2016)

The field hearing takes place August 17 on the campus of the United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Leader of Grand Ronde Tribes appears to concede loss in disenrollment case (August 9, 2016)

The descendants of a chief who signed a tribal treaty won a landmark ruling in a case that has attracted national attention.

Bad River Band hit hard by floods that forced families out of homes (August 9, 2016)

Dozens of families are awaiting work on permanent housing after storms battered the reservation in July.

Shingle Springs Band wins ruling in dispute over sovereign immunity (August 9, 2016)

The dispute arose after a former employee sued the tribe in California state court.

Gila River Indian Community enters $43M agreement to sell water (August 9, 2016)

The tribe agreed to sell water to the city of Chandler, Arizona, for 100 years.

End of an era nears with final White House Tribal Nations Conference (August 9, 2016)

The annual meeting takes place September 26 in Washington, D.C., much earlier than usual.

Native politician steps down from Cabinet in Canada amid scandal (August 9, 2016)

Hunter Tootoo admitted to an 'inappropriate' relationship in the workplace after being named to a top post by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Muscogee Nation brothers accused of murder in messy jurisdictional case (August 9, 2016)

The Osage Nation charged Jeremy Reece and Tyler Reece after murder charges in Oklahoma court were dismissed.

Delphine Red Shirt: Oglala tribal police used to shut down sundances (August 9, 2016)

Around this time in the summer, you can find a sundance on the Pine Ridge Reservation just about every weekend.

Lakota Country Times: Youth of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe drive smoking policies (August 9, 2016)

Young people were the driving force behind the Canli Coalition, a group who worked on the Smoke Free Air Act enacted by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.

Native Sun News: Indigenous Riders complete 7th annual honor run (August 9, 2016)

A small group of motorcyclists from Phoenix, Arizona, who call themselves Indigenous Riders, rolled into the Black Hills on an annual mission – to honor Native people.

Ruth Hopkins: Genocide is personal to each and every Native person (August 9, 2016)

Pardon me if I choose not to get into bed with the establishment that committed genocide against my people.