Mashantucket Tribe banishes brothers after theft convictions (March 17, 2014)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has banished two brothers who were convicted of theft charges.

Cheerleaders criticized for dressing as cowboys and Indians (March 17, 2014)

The president of the University of Regina apologized after the cheer team was photographed in cowboys and Indians outfits.

City won't provide sales tax information to Oklahoma tribes (March 17, 2014)

The mayor of Shawnee, Oklahoma, is holding back sales tax information from four tribes despite claims that their businesses are hurting revenues.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules budget hearing (March 17, 2014)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing next week to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget request for Indian programs.

Secretary Jewell announces $3.2M in energy grants to tribes (March 17, 2014)

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced $3.2 million in energy grants to tribes during her first visit to Montana on Friday.

Minor league baseball team features Salish word on uniform (March 17, 2014)

The Spokane Tribe of Washington is continuing its collaboration with the Spokane Indians baseball team.

HCN: Navajo Nation chapter leader fights coal mine purchase (March 17, 2014)

High Country News reports on the controversial purchase of a coal mine by the Navajo Nation.

Muscogee Nation working to revitalize property on riverfront (March 17, 2014)

The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma is working to revitalize the Riverwalk Crossing.

Disenrollees of Nooksack Tribe to seek recount after election (March 17, 2014)

Members of the Nooksack Tribe of Washington who are facing disenrollment plan to ask for a recount after Chairman Bob Kelly, who supports the removal effort, won re-election on Saturday.

Barona Band law enforcement vehicle involved in fatal crash (March 17, 2014)

A law enforcement vehicle from the Barona Band of Mission Indians in California was involving a fatal accident on Saturday.

Steve Russell: The secrets of wearing one of the black robes (March 17, 2014)

Steve Russell shares some insights after being a judge in Texas.

Opinion: First Nations should start their own digital currency (March 17, 2014)

Writer encourages First Nations to develop their own digital currency to spur economic development and assert their sovereignty.

Opinion: Lakota vow resistance against Keystone XL Pipeline (March 17, 2014)

Writer discusses opposition with the Oglala Sioux Tribe to the controversial controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

Opinion: Secretary Jewell ignores trust obligations to village (March 17, 2014)

Writer takes Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to task for rejecting a road that would benefit an Alaska Native village.

Teressa Baldwin: Inupiaq people bear responsibility to tribe (March 17, 2014)

Teressa Baldwin, who was a White House Champion for Change, explains why Inupiaq should be responsible to their tribe.

Wiyot Tribe: Show respect during sacred renewal ceremony (March 17, 2014)

The Wiyot Tribe of California asks public to respect World Renewal Ceremony, the first since a massacre in 1860.

Clara Caufield: Saga over Northern Cheyenne coal continues (March 17, 2014)

Possible coal development on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana wends over sixty years.

Native Sun News: Indian lawmakers win some and lose some (March 17, 2014)

With the 2014 session of the South Dakota State Legislature drawing to a close March 14, Native American representatives Kevin Killer and Troy Heinert won some and lost some of the resource conservation measures they argued.

DaShanne Stokes: Racist Americans cling to football mascot (March 17, 2014)

DaShanne Stokes discusses the controversy behind the Washington professional football team's racist mascot.

Sharon Day: Returning to a traditional Ojibwe value system (March 17, 2014)

Sharon Day, the executive director of the Indigenous Peoples Task Force, discusses traditional Ojibwe values of love, kindness, generosity, courage, honesty, wisdom, and being humble.