Editorial: Respect tribe's concerns about mine near sacred site (October 16, 2013)

Newspaper calls on Congress to put a hold on land swap due to concerns raised by the San Carlos Apache Tribe:

Onondaga Nation vows to push land claim in international arena (October 16, 2013)

The Onondaga Nation of New York said it will take its land claim to the international stage after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case on Tuesday.

Blackfeet Nation council member heads to trial on November 7 (October 16, 2013)

Shannon Augare, an indicted council member for the Blackfeet Nation of Montana, is due for trial in a drunken driving incident on November 7.

County votes to fight Chumash Tribe land-into-trust application (October 16, 2013)

Supervisors in Santa Barbara County, California, voted 4-1 to oppose a land-into-trust application submitted by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

Federal judge calls for release of Indian woman in North Dakota (October 16, 2013)

A federal judge is campaigning for the release of Dana Deegan, a member of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota who was convicted for the death of her newborn son.

Highlights from Day 2 of National Congress of American Indians (October 16, 2013)

Highlights from the Day 2 of the National Congress of American Indians 70th annual convention.

Chippewa Cree Tribe prepares for worst as shutdown continues (October 16, 2013)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana declared a financial disaster on Tuesday and said it will cease nearly all operations as the shutdown of the federal government lingers.

Al Jazeera: VAWA reauthorization aims to protect Native women (October 16, 2013)

Al Jazeera reports on tribal jurisdiction provisions in S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act.

Matthew Fletcher: Disputing the idea of 'disruptive' tribal claims (October 16, 2013)

Matthew Fletcher of the Turtle Talk blog discusses the refusal of the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the Onondaga Nation land claim.

Opinion: Fighting racism in tribal workers compensation policies (October 16, 2013)

Attorney Dave Lundgren calls on tribes to re-examine their workers' compensation policies to better reflect their values.

Mark Trahant: Fiscal crisis threatens pockets of every American (October 16, 2013)

The Fiscal Yahoo Caucus of the United States Congress is ready to reach into your family wallet and grab cash.

Native Sun News: South Dakota updates voter registration lists (October 16, 2013)

South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says he is updating the state's voter registration list.

David Michaud: Stepping into cage with Oglala Nation behind me (October 16, 2013)

Recently, people have been asking me what it's like getting into the cage. This probably isn't the same for everyone, but most times it depends on who I am fighting.

University of Montana breaks ground on Elouise Cobell institute (October 16, 2013)

The University of Montana began construction on a new facility that's dedicated to the legacy of Elouise Cobell, who was the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit.