Juliene McCovey: Cheated out of money by Hoopa Valley Tribe (February 18, 2014)

Juliene McCovey says the Hoopa Valley Tribe of California received $400,000 in insurance payments for an accident she suffered.

Judge backs Omaha Tribe in lawsuit over taxes on non-Indians (February 18, 2014)

The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska can collect taxes on liquor businesses on the reservation, a federal judge ruled.

Native woman in Canada charged for purchasing eagle feathers (February 18, 2014)

A Native woman from Alberta, Canada, is set to go to trial for allegedly purchasing eagle feathers for $250.

Nooksack Tribe heads into election amid disenrollment dispute (February 18, 2014)

A disenrollment dispute within the Nooksack Tribe of Washington is a hot topic this election season.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation plans to create separate community (February 18, 2014)

The leader of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma plans to form a separate community in response to the city of Shawnee's demand for sales taxes.

FBI suspected AIM members in death of Wounded Knee activist (February 18, 2014)

The FBI has closed the case on a man who went missing during the 1973 occupation at Wounded Knee.

Todd Hembree: Cherokee Nation respects sovereignty of UKB (February 18, 2014)

Recently, United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians Chief George Wickliffe released a statement concerning the relationship between the Cherokee Nation and the UKB.

Levi Rickert: In their own words -- Presidents on Indian people (February 18, 2014)

Levi Rickert shares some illuminating quotes from U.S. Presidents about Indian people and Indian affairs.

HCN: Jon Proudstar revives Native superhero comic Tribal Force (February 18, 2014)

High Country News interviews Jon Proudstar about the new issue of Tribal Force, the first in more than 10 years.

Tribes in Ecuador battle oil pipelines through ancestral territory (February 18, 2014)

Tribes in the Amazon forest of Ecuador are asking the government to stop the steady intrusion of oil pipelines through their traditional territory.

Public school in California to unveil new design for 'Arab' mascot (February 18, 2014)

A public school in southern California is redesigning the logo for its 'Arab' mascot after running into controversy.

BIA and IHS agree to fully fund contract support costs for 2014 (February 18, 2014)

The Obama administration will fully fund contract support costs for fiscal year 2014.

Tribes in Pacific Northwest rely on hatcheries to restore fish runs (February 18, 2014)

Tribes in the Pacific Northwest have successfully restored runs of fish with their hatcheries, a practice that is coming under fire in the courtrooms.

T.J. Oshie, Ojibwe, helps lead Olympic hockey team to early win (February 18, 2014)

T. J. Oshie led the U.S. Olympic team to a preliminary victory over Russia at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi on Saturday.

Designer Tom Ford updates Navajo velvet dress for the runway (February 18, 2014)

Designer Tom Ford has updated the Navajo velvet dress for the runway.

Sen. Jon Tester: Education builds foundation for Indian Country (February 18, 2014)

Living in Montana, you’re never too far from Indian Country. But I live closer than most.

Clara Caufield: A highway of death for Northern Cheyenne Tribe (February 18, 2014)

This column is hard to write because it deals with unspeakable tragedy. A few days ago, a young Cheyenne woman was struck and killed on Highway 212.

Native Sun News: Native activists continue to fight Keystone XL (February 18, 2014)

With public comments due by March 7 on the most recent version of the environmental impact statement for TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline proposal, Native Americans and allies continued to lambast the idea as a risky proposition.

Charles Trimble: New economic hope on Pine Ridge Reservation (February 18, 2014)

When I read the Lakota Country Times I am heartened by the economic progress that oftentimes is hidden in the more alarming media reports of rampant alcoholism and the resulting horrors that the disease brings to the communities there on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.