2nd Circuit schedules hearing in Cayuga Nation foreclosure (June 27, 2013)

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the Cayuga Nation foreclosure lawsuit on September 13.

Lac du Flambeau Band announces crackdown in drug crisis (June 27, 2013)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Wisconsin announced a crack down on drug abuse on the reservation.

BIA asks tribes about new federal recognition regulations (June 27, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs will be holding tribal consultation sessions to discuss changes to the federal recognition process.

Blog: Supreme Court guts Indian voting rights with decision (June 27, 2013)

The impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder on Indian voting rights.

Secretary Jewell: Strengthening federal-tribal relationship (June 27, 2013)

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell discusses the new White House Council on Native American Affairs:

Rick Cuevas: 'Leaders' to blame in Chukchansi Tribe dispute (June 27, 2013)

Rick Cuevas discusses the leadership crisis within the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indianss in California.

YouTube: Secretary Sally Jewell speaks at NCAI conference (June 27, 2013)

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell spoke at the mid-year conference of the National Congress of American Indians today.

Turtle Talk: More thoughts on Supreme Court ICWA decision (June 27, 2013)

Turtle Talk offers additional thoughts on the on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.

NIHB eyes fix to resolve 'Indian' status in health reform act (June 27, 2013)

The National Indian Health Board says a legislative fix may be needed to address the definition of Indian in the Affordable Care Act.

Nooksack Tribe changes membership criteria with election (June 27, 2013)

The Nooksack Tribe of Washington has tightened its membership criteria in an election that was supervised by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Membership is restricted to descendants of people who were granted allotments and descendants of people who appeared on...

Alex Pearl: Supreme Court sends message on Indian blood (June 27, 2013)

Alex Pearl, a law professor and citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.

Editorial: Snoqualmie Tribe offers education with new trails (June 27, 2013)

Washington newspaper praises Snoqualmie Tribe for opening two trails.

Oglala Sioux Tribe not aware of convicted offender's status (June 27, 2013)

A convicted sex offender works for a substance abuse program funded by the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota.

Couple wants Navajo Nation to establish marriage equality (June 27, 2013)

A lesbian couple from the Navajo Nation says it's time for the tribe to establish marriage equality in the wake of historic rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mark Anthony Rolo: It's past time to eliminate the Redskins (June 27, 2013)

Mark Anthony Rolo calls for the elimination of the Washington Redskins name: The time is now for the National Football League to stop dishonouring Native Americans. It should insist that the Washington Redskins retire the offensive nickname and image. Recently,...

Tribes hail White House Council on Native American Affairs (June 27, 2013)

Tribal leaders praised President Barack Obama for signing an executive order to establish the White House Council on Native American Affairs.

Leland McGee: Greed and corruption come with per capitas (June 27, 2013)

Leland McGee discusses per capita payments and their effect on tribal sovereignty.

Supreme Court issues historic decisions in gay rights cases (June 27, 2013)

The U.S. Supreme Court handed down the final rulings of its current term on Wednesday, with a pair of decisions marking a major advance in gay rights.

Native Sun News: Supreme Court goes against Indian father (June 27, 2013)

In a shocking turn of events, an unexpected ruling by the US Supreme Court has decided that because biological father Dusten Brown did not originally have custody of the child identified in the case as Baby Girl, the court is returning the case to the South Carolina State Supreme Court.