Oklahoma court hears custody dispute involving Cherokee girl (September 16, 2013)

An appeals court in Oklahoma heard arguments today in a custody dispute involving a Cherokee Nation girl.

Attorney claims Absentee Shawnee Tribe was told of adoption (September 16, 2013)

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma knew about an adoption involving an Indian girl who has been taken to South Carolina, an attorney for the non-Indian couple said.

Mary Pember: Horse shooting riles up tensions on reservation (September 16, 2013)

Mary Annette Pember reports on the shooting of horses that has heightened tensions between non-Indians and members of the Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota.

Parties seek decision on status of Cherokee Nation Freedmen (September 16, 2013)

A federal judge is being asked to decide on the status of the Freedmen within the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.

Law Article: Non-Indian lending partners are likely next target (September 16, 2013)

Attorney says non-Indian financial institutions that are linked to Internet loan businesses in Indian Country are likely to face more litigation.

Law Article: San Felipe Pueblo can't cite immunity on fee land (September 16, 2013)

Attorney discusses decision affecting the sovereign immunity of San Felipe Pueblo in New Mexico.

Protesters call on end to racist mascot in professional sports (September 16, 2013)

The Wisconsin Indian Education Association hosted a protest on Sunday against the use of Indian mascots in professional football.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe breaks ground on housing project (September 16, 2013)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts broke ground on its first housing project since gaining federal recognition.

Otoe-Missouria Tribe sees benefits from Internet lending firms (September 16, 2013)

The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma says its two online lending firms are generating jobs and revenues.

Group works to preserve old building on Big Blue Reservation (September 16, 2013)

A group is working to preserve an old building on the former Big Blue Reservation in Nebraska.

Danielle Vigil-Masten: Court decision is good news for salmon (September 16, 2013)

Danielle Vigil-Masten, the chairwoman of the Hoopa Valley Tribe, calls on California and Oregon to work on long-term plans for water in the Klamath River basin.

KUOW: Pacific Northwest tribes attend annual ATNI convention (September 16, 2013)

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians opens its annual convention today. The event is being hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe.

Column: States paying more attention to Indian online lenders (September 16, 2013)

It costs a lot of money to get money from Western Sky Financial, an online lender owned by a member of the the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota.

Native Sun News: Auction opens for sale of Wounded Knee site (September 16, 2013)

The official public bidding period for the two 40 acre tracts of land at Porcupine Butte and at Wounded Knee owned by Jim Czywczysnki is now up and running until October 15, 2013.

Column: Nez Perce Tribe played big role in salmon restoration (September 16, 2013)

Columnist reflects on role played by Nez Perce Tribe in restoration salmon to the Columbia River.