Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds hearing on fiscal crisis (November 14, 2013)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon to focus on the fiscal crisis in Indian Country.

Feature: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces an uncertain future (November 14, 2013)

The Houston Press runs a lengthy feature on the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, touching on a wide range of issues, including the devastating effects of sequestration and the limited economic opportunities.

Tribal lobbying halts measure for copper mine by sacred site (November 14, 2013)

An Arizona Republican lashed out against the San Carlos Apache Tribe for stirring up opposition to a bill that would authorize the largest copper mine in North America.

Terri Henry is first woman to chair Eastern Cherokee council (November 14, 2013)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina has elected the first woman to lead the tribal council.

Family files wrongful death lawsuit against Nez Perce officer (November 14, 2013)

A police officer and a former police chief for the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho have been named in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Editorial: University of Utah owes Ute Tribe for use of name (November 14, 2013)

The Ute Tribe is set to meet with the University of Utah over the use of the Utes mascot.

KUAC: Alaska Federation of Natives backs veterans memorial (November 14, 2013)

The Alaska Federation of Natives supports a memorial for Native American veterans on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Column: Tribes show long presence on Massachusetts coast (November 14, 2013)

Pam Peterson, the director of the Marblehead Museum, shares some history about tribal people in Massachusetts.

Editorial: Muckleshoot Tribe makes history with land purchase (November 14, 2013)

Newspaper congratulates Muckleshoot Tribe of Washington for purchasing 96,307 acres of forestland for $312.8 million.

WKAR: Saginaw Chippewa Tribe holds vigil ahead of wolf hunt (November 14, 2013)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is hosting a vigil tonight ahead of the first wolf hunt in Michigan.

Pueblo woman draws attention to Rock Your Mocs campaign (November 14, 2013)

The Rock Your Mocs campaign returns tomorrow for its third year.

DOJ schedules hearings on violence against Native children (November 14, 2013)

The Department of Justice will hold four public hearings to examine the impact of violence on American Indian and Alaska Native children.

MPR: Indian church blends tradition with Christian teachings (November 14, 2013)

Minnesota Public Radio takes a trip to the All Saints’ Episcopal Indian Mission in Minneapolis, where Native languages and drums share space with Christian teachings.

Mainstream media wanted Obama to discuss racist mascot (November 14, 2013)

President Barack Obama discussed a wide range of issues at the White House Tribal Nations Conference on Wednesday but several mainstream media outlets want people to know what he didn't talk about.

Opinion: Message loud and clear on racist Washington name (November 14, 2013)

From John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama, history professor Thomas G. Smith notes that the Washington professional football team has long faced controversy.

President Obama promises visit to Indian Country next year (November 14, 2013)

President Barack Obama didn't make any major policy announcements at the White House Tribal Nations Conference on Wednesday but said he will visit Indian Country sometime in 2014.

Oliver Semans: Destroying our sovereignty through taxation (November 14, 2013)

Oliver Semans, the executive director of Four Directions, discusses attacks on tribal sovereignty through taxation.

Steven Newcomb: Dysfunctional system of federal Indian law (November 14, 2013)

Steven Newcomb rejects federal Indian law and other concepts invented by the dominant society.

Native Sun News: Oglala president slams Black Hills proposal (November 14, 2013)

Oglala Sioux Tribal President Bryan Brewer does not support a proposed resolution being brought to the council floor by the tribe’s Economic and Business Development Committee that would hire the Susman Godfrey L.L.P. law firm to explore new ways to mitigate the Black Hills settlement money.