Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Questioning the Village People's 'Indian' (August 2, 2013)

Dina Gilio-Whitaker wonders why Felipe Rose continues to parade himself around in an Indian costume with the Village People.

DOI still planning to start Cobell land consolidation this year (August 2, 2013)

The Interior Department is still planning to start the land consolidation portion of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement by the end of the year.

OPB: Drought relief program for members of Klamath Tribes (August 2, 2013)

Oregon Public Broadcasting reports on a program that helps members of the Klamath Tribes of Oregon.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe chairman won't run for re-election (August 2, 2013)

Charles Murphy said he won't be seeking another term as chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

New Mexico tribes hit with complaints over horse conditions (August 2, 2013)

Two New Mexico tribes are facing complaints about the conditions of horses on their reservations.

MPR: New signs warn berry pickers of Red Lake Nation's land (August 2, 2013)

Minnesota Public Radio reports on new signs warning berry pickers not to trespass on land owned by the Red Lake Nation.

Niki Sandoval: Chumash Tribe working to inspire our children (August 2, 2013)

Niki Sandoval, the education director for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California, shares tribal youth developments.

Editorial: Blackfeet Nation stifles freedom of speech with law (August 2, 2013)

Montana newspaper criticizes Blackfeet Nation law that has been used to silence critics of tribal leadership.

UB News: Partnership with IHS promotes health in New York (August 2, 2013)

Partnership with Indian Health Service to improve health of Native Americans in upstate New York.

Review: 'Lone Ranger' perpetuates racism and stereotypes (August 2, 2013)

Reviewer says The Lone Ranger is filled with racist slurs and stereotypes.

Meet Native America: Scott BigHorse, assistant Osage chief (August 2, 2013)

The National Museum of the American Indian continues its Meet Native America series with Scott BigHorse, the assistant chief of the Osage Nation.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Ceremony serves as basis for treaties (August 2, 2013)

Long before the arrival of the Europeans to Anowara:kowa (Turtle Island or "America") the Iroquois had established rituals to welcome individuals and groups to their territory.

Princess Lucaj: Gwich'in Nation opposes ANWR development (August 2, 2013)

Princess Lucaj, the executive director of the Gwich'in Steering Committee, discusses why drilling should not be allowed in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

New leader of EPA considers trip to Pebble Mine site in Alaska (August 2, 2013)

Gina McCarthy, the new leader of the Environmental Protection Agency, is weighing a visit to Alaska to visit the site of the controversial Pebble Mine.

Horse slaughtering plant draws interest from Indian Country (August 2, 2013)

A controversial horse slaughtering plant in southern New Mexico has drawn the interest of tribes and individual Indians across the country.

Native Sun News: Company eyes two mines near Devils Tower (August 2, 2013)

Vancouver, Canada-based Rare Element Resources Ltd. held public information meetings July 23 and 24, revealing the company intends to dig not just one open pit, but two, in a strip mining operation 'adamantly opposed' by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe near Devils Tower in the Black Hills National Forest.

Mary Pember: Public supports Lac Courte Oreilles Band camp (August 2, 2013)

Mary Annette Pember reports on support for a mining protest camp set up by the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians.