Inquest in Native man's death in emergency room set to begin (July 31, 2013)

The Manitoba government will begin an inquest into the death of a Native man who waited 34 hours in a hospital emergency room.

Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's hearing on bills (July 31, 2013)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a legislative hearing this afternoon on three bills.

Alaska Native corporation weighs lawsuit over energy revenue (July 31, 2013)

Eklutna Inc., an Alaska Native village corporation, might sue the city of Anchorage over energy being generated on public property.

Blaze at Colville Tribes headquarters appears to be accidental (July 31, 2013)

A fire that destroyed the headquarters of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation appears to have been an accident.

Native Sun News: Thousands headed to Pine Ridge for big fair (July 31, 2013)

Each year tens of thousands flock to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to take part in the Oglala Nation Fair.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe kicks off its annual rodeo (July 31, 2013)

Every year talent comes from all around the country to compete in the Oglala Lakota Nation Rodeo, and this year should be no different.

County to open social service office on Spirit Lake Reservation (July 31, 2013)

The Spirit Lake Nation and Benson County will sign a lease to bring social service workers to the tribe's reservation in North Dakota. More than 90 percent of the county's clients live on the reservation, The Grand Forks Herald reported....

Oglala Sioux Tribe set for referendum on legal sales of alcohol (July 31, 2013)

The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is headed for a controversial vote to legalize alcohol on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Blog: Tribal college students harness solar energy for housing (July 31, 2013)

Students at Oglala Lakota College in South Dakota are learning about solar energy.

County to work with Lac Courte Oreilles Band on mining camp (July 31, 2013)

Officials in Iron County, Wisconsin, said they will sit down with the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians to discuss the tribe's mining protest camp.

Ousted president of Northern Cheyenne Tribe files BIA appeal (July 31, 2013)

John Robinson, the ousted president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, has filed an appeal with the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Column: Tribe looks for 'revenge' with water rights settlement (July 31, 2013)

Columnist discusses a controversial water rights compact for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana.

Chippewa Cree Tribe returns ousted leader in special election (July 31, 2013)

Voters of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana elected Ken Blatt St. Marks as chairman in a special election on Tuesday.

White Mountain Apache Tribe hails settlement for water rights (July 31, 2013)

The White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona signed a water rights agreement at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

Mishewal Wappo Tribe identifies backers of federal recognition (July 31, 2013)

The Mishewal Wappo Tribe of California is being backed by two brothers who run a trucking company.

Rep. Faleomavaega: It's time to change racist 'Redskins' name (July 31, 2013)

Rep. Eni Faleomavaega (D-American Samoa) calls for an end to the Washington Redskins professional football mascot.

Johnny Rustywire: I walk in beauty, a story from Navajo Nation (July 31, 2013)

Johnny Rustywire shares a morning from the Navajo Nation.

UN official calls for end to police tactics against Mapuche Tribe (July 31, 2013)

Ben Emmerson, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, called on the Chilean government to stop using an anti-terrorism law against the Mapuche Tribe.

Michael Connor nominated for top post at Interior Department (July 31, 2013)

Michael L. Connor, a descendant of Taos Pueblo, will be nominated as deputy secretary of the Interior Department.