Appeals court in Canada rules for Metis in Indian status case (April 17, 2014)

The Federal Court of Appeal in Canada has sided with the Metis people in a landmark case.

Indian artists seek more control over popular annual market (April 17, 2014)

Indian artists are standing behind an executive who left the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts amid financial concerns.

Onondaga Nation is negotiations over tobacco taxation issue (April 17, 2014)

The Onondaga Nation of New York is in negotiations with federal authorities over a tobacco tax issue.

Opinion: University must eventually eliminate Ute nickname (April 17, 2014)

Writer says the University of Utah will eventually drop its Ute nickname despite support from the Ute Tribe:

Opinion: Federal recognition for Virginia tribes long overdue (April 17, 2014)

Writer welcomes federal recognition for the Virginia tribes that welcomed the first European settlers at Jamestown.

BIA asked to invalidate Shinnecock Nation's new constitution (April 17, 2014)

Two former leaders of the Shinnecock Nation of New York are asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to invalidate the tribe's new constitution.

Navajo Nation Council speaker still on leave amid court fight (April 17, 2014)

Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize remains on paid leave as his lawsuit in tribal court proceeds.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Governor carries on divisive tactics (April 17, 2014)

It may be said that former New York Governor Mario Cuomo was one of the worst when it came to the state's relations with the Haudenosaunee.

Ten reservations account for biggest share of Cobell buyback (April 17, 2014)

Landowners on 10 reservations stand to receive a large chunk of funds from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Lynn Valbuena returns to chairman post at San Manuel Band (April 17, 2014)

Lynn Valbuena has returned to the top leadership post at the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California.

Race relations council looking to boost efforts in border town (April 17, 2014)

The race relations council in Bemidji, Minnesota, is looking to revive its efforts.

Yale University museum accused of stealing Tlingit artifacts (April 17, 2014)

The Yale Peabody Museum is displaying artifacts that were stolen from a Tlingit village.

Sen. Warren addresses Native American controversy in book (April 17, 2014)

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is speaking about her Native American identity controversy for the first time since the 2012 campaign.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe opposes megaloads through reservation (April 17, 2014)

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has barred megaload shipments through its reservation.

Opinion: NFL team owner flashes money to defend racial slur (April 17, 2014)

Columnist says Washington team owner Dan Snyder is the latest to try and cheat Native people.

Crystal Willcuts: NFL trickster speaks with a crooked tongue (April 17, 2014)

Crystal Willcuts is not impressed with Washington football team owner Dan Snyder.

Panel to look into death of pregnant Indian woman in Mexico (April 17, 2014)

The National Human Rights Commission in Mexico launched an investigation into the death of a pregnant Indian woman.

Native Sun News: Guilty verdict in death of Lower Brule boy (April 17, 2014)

Donika Gonzalez was found guilty of first degree manslaughter and one count of aggravated assault in the death of Mason Naser.

Native Sun News: Paper brings home four first place awards (April 17, 2014)

The South Dakota Newspaper Association’s annual conference brings together the top journalists and news outlets from around the state each year.