Adrienne Keene: So The Lone Ranger is worse than you thought (July 3, 2013)

Adrienne Keene reviews The Lone Ranger for her Native Appropriations blog.

Center finally consults tribes on Sand Creek Massacre exhibit (July 3, 2013)

History Colorado, a state agency, finally consulted tribes about an exhibit on the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864.

Osage Nation newspaper sues chief for open records request (July 3, 2013)

The Osage News is suing Osage Nation Chief John Red Eagle for failing to comply with the tribe's Open Records Act.

Idyllwild Arts Academy hosts Native fashion designer show (July 3, 2013)

The Idyllwild Arts Academy is hosting its first Native fashion show this Friday.

Navajo Nation declares emergency due to drought conditions (July 3, 2013)

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly declared a state of emergency due to drought conditions across the reservation.

Video: A Tribe Called Red talk their music and their message (July 3, 2013)

A Tribe Called Red discusses how they make their music and some of the issues, including mascots and stereotypes, they address in their music.

Se-ah-dom Edmo: Indian mascots a dishonor to tribal people (July 3, 2013)

Se-ah-dom Edmo and Sam Sachs discuss the ongoing controversy over the use of Indian mascots at public schools in Oregon.

Mary Pember: Exhibit for missing and murdered Native women (July 3, 2013)

Mary Annette Pember reports on the Walking With Our Sisters in honor of missing and murdered indigenous women of Canada and the US.

Dennis Zotigh: Why some tribal ceremonies are tied to July 4 (July 3, 2013)

Dennis Zotigh of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., explains the history of July 4 in Indian Country.

Cherokee Nation father speaks out after Supreme Court ruling (July 3, 2013)

Dusten Brown, the Cherokee Nation father whose Indian Child Welfare Act case went to the U.S. Supreme Court, wants to ensure his daughter is raised in her tribal culture.

New chair of Spirit Lake Nation discusses social service woes (July 3, 2013)

Leander 'Russ' McDonald, the new chairman of the Spirit Lake Nation, met with Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-North Dakota) to discuss social service issues.

Oklahoma governor seeks a single tobacco tax rate for tribes (July 3, 2013)

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is seeking to establish a single tax rate for tobacco sales in Indian Country.

William Houle, former Fond du Lac Band chairman, passes on (July 3, 2013)

William Houle, a former chairman of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe in Minnesota, died on Sunday.

LaDonna Harris defends casting of Johnny Depp over an Indian (July 3, 2013)

Comanche Nation activist LaDonna Harris doesn't think it matters that a non-Indian is portraying Tonto in The Lone Ranger.

Review: Tonto takes center stage in film version of Lone Ranger (July 3, 2013)

A.O. Scott reviews The Lone Ranger for The New York Times.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Tonto lives up to name in Lone Ranger (July 3, 2013)

Tonto means “stupid” in Spanish and this movie obviously relishes not only that name but uses it to describe anyone suckered into this 150 minute mess.

Native Sun News: Dan Henderson - The Walla Walla giant killer (July 3, 2013)

There may be no man in MMA history that could say they have had a career as successful as Dan 'Hendo' Henderson.