Cherokee Chief: Baby girl should remain with biological father (June 25, 2013)

Veronica Brown, the girl at the heart of an Indian Child Welfare Act dispute that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, should stay with her biological family, the leader of the Cherokee Nation said.

Hoopa Valley Tribe struck by over 100 fires since start of year (June 25, 2013)

The Hoopa Valley Tribe of California has been hit by more than 100 fires since the start of the year and officials suspect arson.

Shannon Augare told to appear in federal court on DUI charge (June 25, 2013)

Montana Sen. Shannon Augare (D), who also serves as a council member for the Blackfeet Nation, has been ordered to appear in federal court in his drunken driving case.

Soldier from Blackfeet Nation dies after being injured on duty (June 25, 2013)

A soldier from the Blackfeet Nation in Montana died on Friday after being injured while on duty.

Little Traverse Bay Bands elect new chairman and vice chair (June 25, 2013)

The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians elected new leaders.

Stephanie Woodard: Series on Crow Creek Sioux Tribe boycott (June 25, 2013)

Indian Country Today is running a series from Stephanie Woodard on an economic boycott by the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe.

Jicarilla Apache Nation wins $21M award over breach of trust (June 25, 2013)

The federal government owes the Jicarilla Apache Nation of New Mexico $21 million for breach of trust, a federal judge ruled.

NCAI remains hopeful after ruling in Supreme Court ICWA case (June 25, 2013)

The National Congress of American Indians remained hopeful that a Cherokee Nation citizen can retain custody of his daughter despite a negative ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Turtle Talk: Initial impressions of Supreme Court ICWA decision (June 25, 2013)

Turtle Talk offers initial impressions on Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, an Indian Child Welfare Act case that the U.S. Supreme Court decided today.

Opinion: We fought Cherokee Nation to keep adopted daughter (June 25, 2013)

A non-Indian woman describes her battle with the Cherokee Nation in an Indian Child Welfare Act case.

History: What happened during Oklahoma Land Run of 1889 (June 25, 2013)

How Oklahoma tribes lost their treaty-promised territory with the Land run of 1889:

Editorial: Court makes right call in transfer of bison to tribes (June 25, 2013)

Montana newspaper welcomes decision affecting transfer of bison from Yellowstone National Park to the Fort Peck Tribes and the Fort Belknap Indian Community:

Vince Two Eagles: The rez of the story on enrollment matters (June 25, 2013)

Vince Two Eagles discusses tribal enrollment matters on his Rez of the Story column.

Opinion: What's the difference between R-word and N-word? (June 25, 2013)

John F. Banzhaf III, a law professor, on racial slurs and the Washington Redskins.

Supreme Court rules against Cherokee father in ICWA dispute (June 25, 2013)

The U.S. Supreme Court today issued its highly-anticipated decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, an Indian Child Welfare Act case.

Sisseton Wahpeton man dedicated to pipe carving traditions (June 25, 2013)

Travis Erickson, a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate in South Dakota, learned how to carve pipes as a child and continues the tradition today.

Oglala Sioux Tribe still working on bill to handle national park (June 25, 2013)

The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is still working on legislation to manage the South Unit of the Badlands National Park.

Poll finds local support for use of Washington Redskins name (June 25, 2013)

A majority of residents in the Washington, D.C., area believe the Washington Redskins should not change its name, according to a poll from The Washington Post.

Supreme Court issues long-awaited affirmative action ruling (June 25, 2013)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday issued its long-awaited decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, an affirmative action case.

Supreme Court to hear dispute over Obama nominees to NLRB (June 25, 2013)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, a dispute involving President Barack Obama and his nominees to the National Labor Relations Board.

Santa Ysabel Tribe is first in California for same-sex marriage (June 25, 2013)

The Santa Ysabel Tribe of California now recognizes same-sex marriage.

Native Sun News: Film brings Native philosophy to mainstream (June 25, 2013)

Actor Saginaw Grant, Meskwaki, is in the rare position of sharing the limelight with Johnny Depp in the Lone Ranger and beginning work on another Hollywood film, Eagle Lake, which will explore the wisdom of a respected Native elder

Native Sun News: Nikki Lowe, Muscogee, enters fighting ring (June 25, 2013)

The world of Mixed Martial Arts at one point in time was considered to be etched in the likeness of male barbaric hedonism.