South Carolina's top court approves adoption of Cherokee girl (July 17, 2013)

The South Carolina Supreme Court issued an order today approving the adoption of a Cherokee Nation girl by a non-Indian couple.

Fort Mojave Tribe in discussions to purchase city golf course (July 17, 2013)

The Fort Mojave Tribe might be acquiring yet another golf course. The tribe operates the Mojave Resort Golf Club near its casino and recently opened the Huukan Golf Club. A purchase of the River’s Edge Golf Course from the city...

Nonprofit sues Cobell lawsuit team for share of attorney fees (July 17, 2013)

The nonprofit Lannan Foundation has filed suit against the attorneys who handled the Cobell trust fund lawsuit.

Steve Russell: Supreme Court pulls teeth out of voting rights (July 17, 2013)

Steve Russell discusses the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder and its impact on Indian voting rights.

Study: Native people used for hunger experiments in Canada (July 17, 2013)

Native people in Canada were used for hunger experiments during the 1940s and 1950s, according to a new study.

Highway signs recognizing Yankton Sioux Tribe raise concerns (July 17, 2013)

The Yankton Sioux Tribe will meet with officials in Charles Mix County on Thursday to discuss highway signs that recognize its presence in the state.

Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe must take responsibility for liquor (July 17, 2013)

Newspaper calls on the Oglala Sioux Tribe to take responsibility for alcohol problems.

Leslie Wheelock: USDA StrikeForce in action for Nevada tribes (July 17, 2013)

Leslie Wheelock, a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin who serves as director of the Office of Tribal Relations at the Department of Agriculture, discusses visit to Nevada.

Native Sun News: Offer is on the table for Wounded Knee site (July 17, 2013)

On Sunday Jim Czywczynski, owner of the national historic site of Wounded Knee, met face to face with descendants of the Wounded Knee massacre and Oglala Sioux Tribal President Bryan Brewer.

Audio from House committee's hearing with Secretary Jewell (July 17, 2013)

The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing this morning with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.

A Tribe Called Red lands on shortlist for best album in Canada (July 17, 2013)

A Tribe Called Red is one of 10 finalists for the Polaris Music Prize, an award that recognizes the best album in Canada.

Wyandotte Nation to expand economy with Sonic in Missouri (July 17, 2013)

The Wyandotte Nation will be opening a Sonic Drive-In in Seneca, Missouri.

Blackfeet Nation man arrested for posting on Facebook group (July 17, 2013)

A member of the Blackfeet Nation was arrested by his tribe for a posting he made on Facebook.

Shannon Augare pleads not guilty to drunken driving charges (July 17, 2013)

Montana Sen. Shannon Augare (D) pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of drunken driving, obstructing a peace officer and reckless driving.

Roger Yankton wins reinstatement as Spirit Lake Nation chair (July 17, 2013)

Roger Yankton has been reinstated as chairman of the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.

Cherokee Nation Council backs Keith Harper for ambassador (July 17, 2013)

The Cherokee Nation Council passed a resolution in support of Keith Harper for an ambassador-rank post.

Mary Pember: Racism surfaces in war against Wisconsin mine (July 17, 2013)

Mary Annette Pember reports on racism and threats against Native people as debate over mining in Wisconsin continues.

NYT: Photos of Tlingit country in Alaska at turn of the century (July 17, 2013)

The Lens blog of The New York Times explores a new book, A Russian American Photographer in Tlingit Country.