WyoFile: Tribes blame BIA after water runs out a second year (August 7, 2013)

Leaders of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe call for removal of Bureau of Indian Affairs water manager.

Cabinet secretaries to visit Wind River Reservation in Wyoming (August 7, 2013)

Two Cabinet secretaries will visit the Wind River Reservation tomorrow during their trip to Wyoming.

Oregon governor announces veto notice for Indian mascot bill (August 7, 2013)

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) officially gave his veto notice for Senate Bill 215, an Indian mascot bill.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe looks to grow economy with new business (August 7, 2013)

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has launched a new business in a bid to strengthen its economy.

Lund Report: Oregon tribes work with state on health coverage (August 7, 2013)

Oregon tribes are working with the state to address sequestration of federal funds at the Indian Health Service.

WPR: Bad River Band calls for release of mining company data (August 7, 2013)

Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians calls on mining company to release data about iron deposits in Wisconsin.

Editorial: Federal recognition changes a threat to Connecticut (August 7, 2013)

Connecticut newspaper questions proposed changes to the federal recognition process at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Editorial: Transfer finally puts ancestral land in hands of tribes (August 7, 2013)

Oregon newspaper welcomes return of ancestral land to the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians.

Judge dismisses suit for early voting on Pine Ridge Reservation (August 7, 2013)

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit over early voting on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

South Dakota hit by complaint over early voting on reservations (August 7, 2013)

A civil rights complaint has been filed with the Department of Justice over early voting offices on reservations in South Dakota.

Nez Perce Tribe makes second attempt to stop megaload truck (August 7, 2013)

Nineteen members of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho, including Chairman Silas Whitman, were arrested on Tuesday as they attempted to block a megaload shipment for a second time.

Peter d'Errico: Stolen children a common practice in a dirty war (August 7, 2013)

Peter d'Errico compares boarding schools and the taking of Indian children to the dirty war in Argentina.

Native Sun News: Tahnee Robinson hosts Rez Ball Camp for girls (August 7, 2013)

Before the Schimmel sisters captivated the country by bringing rez ball to the national stage, there was a sole extraordinaire who helped carve the path: Tahnee Robinson a Northern Cheyenne tribal member who recently hosted a camp at Lame Deer High School.

Ivan Starr: Alcoholism largely ignored on Pine Ridge Reservation (August 7, 2013)

This week I am focusing on the issue of alcoholism (drug-ism also). It is widespread yet largely ignored. It touches every individual regardless of how rich or poor one is and irrespective of degree of Indian blood.