Opinion: Native Americans deserve recognition for contributions (November 18, 2013)

Writer calls attention to Native American Heritage Month.

UNITY receives $850K grant from DOJ for Native youth initiative (November 18, 2013)

United National Indian Tribal Youth has been awarded an $850,000 grant from the Department of Justice for a new leadership initiative.

USDA Blog: Project documents traditional foods in Great Lakes (November 18, 2013)

The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission is encouraging tribal members to use traditional foods.

Byron Dorgan: Support commission to study Native youth issues (November 18, 2013)

Former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota), the founder of the Center for Native American Youth, supports S.1622, the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act.

APRN: Alaska Native leaders attend Tribal Nations Conference (November 18, 2013)

Alaska Native leaders welcome a chance to meet with President Barack Obama and his Cabinet at the annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.

Native students look to break free from residential school era (November 18, 2013)

Canada is home to 600,000 young Native people and many are working hard to succeed in higher education in light of the difficulties their ancestors faced at residential schools.

Yakama Nation senior known as 'Big Tone' on the football field (November 18, 2013)

A high school senior from the Yakama Nation of Washington is creating headlines for his prowess on the football field.

Public school in California hears debate over 'Apaches' mascot (November 18, 2013)

A public high school in California is debating whether to eliminate its 'Apaches' mascot.

Interview: Washington owner felt 'mystical' bond with Indians (November 18, 2013)

Despite being known as a racist, George Preston Marshall felt some sort of connection with Indian people, according to law professor J. Gordon Hylton.

Code Talkers to receive Congressional Gold Medal at US Capitol (November 18, 2013)

Indian soldiers who used their language to transmit unbreakable codes will receive long-overdue recognition of their service during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

Oneida Nation leader in spotlight for campaign against mascot (November 18, 2013)

Ray Halbritter, the official representative of the Oneida Nation of New York, is making headlines as part of the Change the Mascot campaign.

NDNSPORTS: Indian fans show up to support Schimmel sisters (November 18, 2013)

NDNSPORTS.COM reports from the WNIT Championship game, where Indian fans turned out to support two sisters from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Cedric Sunray: MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians seek their day (November 18, 2013)

The MOWA Choctaw’s lack of federal recognition has relegated them to second class status within Indian Country.

A-dae Vena Romero: FDA fails to engage tribes with new rules (November 18, 2013)

A-dae Vena Romero says the Food and Drug Administration has failed to consult tribes on a new set of safety rules.

John Shaffer: Don't condemn White man for the color of his skin (November 18, 2013)

Writer discusses racism he encounters on the Internet as a "white guy."

Teresa Abrahamson-Richards: Tax sugar to protect Indian lives (November 18, 2013)

Teresa Abrahamson-Richards says tribes should impose taxes on sugary foods to fight high rates of diabetes and obesity.

Native Sun News: Drastic food cuts hurt poor in Indian Country (November 18, 2013)

Summer Pulliam, a young mother from the Pine Ridge Reservation has experience feeding her children on a budget.