Shawn Atleo steps down as leader of Assembly of First Nations (May 5, 2014)

Shawn Atleo resigned as chief of the Assembly of First Nations on Friday.

County in Colorado apologizes for 1881 removal of Ute people (May 5, 2014)

A county in Colorado passed a resolution to apologize to the Uncompahgre Utes for their forced removal in 1881.

Cherokee Nation hosts Memorial Day event at veterans center (May 5, 2014)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma will hold a Memorial Day ceremony at its new veterans center.

Republican candidate with tribal ties runs for Senate in Montana (May 5, 2014)

Susan Cundiff, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Montana, has tribal ties.

Northern Arapaho Tribe hosts symposium on boundary dispute (May 5, 2014)

The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming is hosting a symposium tomorrow to discuss a reservation boundary dispute.

Treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr. passes away at age of 83 (May 5, 2014)

Billy Frank Jr., a member of the Nisqually Tribe of Washington who defended the treaty rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest, died today.

Lawmakers request GAO investigation of IHS office in Montana (May 5, 2014)

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) and Sen. John Walsh (D-Montana) have asked the Government Accountability Office to investigate the Billings Area of the Indian Health Service.

Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs sets hearing (May 5, 2014)

The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a legislative hearing on Wednesday.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on Carcieri fix (May 5, 2014)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Wednesday on five bills.

Chickasaw candidate faces questions about tribal connections (May 5, 2014)

T.W. Shannon, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, has launched an historic campaign for the U.S. Senate seat but not all of his fellow Republicans are on board.

Editorial: Yurok Tribe spreads hope with restoration of condors (May 5, 2014)

Newspaper praises the Yurok Tribe for working to bring the condor back to northern California.

Native Sun News: Court backs Indian inmates over tobacco use (May 5, 2014)

On Friday, April 25, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling of Judge Karen Schreier that the South Dakota Department of Corrections cannot ban tobacco from Native American inmates using it for religious purposes.

DaShanne Stokes: Don't confuse free speech with hate speech (May 5, 2014)

DaShanne Stokes says defenders of racist mascots often resort to hate speech.

ICT interview with Christina Fallin about cultural appropriation (May 5, 2014)

In an interview with Indian Country Today, Christina Fallin, the daughter of Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R), reveals she didn't know the meaning of cultural appropriation.

Gyasi Ross: Man Crush Monday series continues with Wab Kinew (May 5, 2014)

Gyasi Ross reveals his second Man Crush -- Wab Kinew, a modern-day renaissance Native from Canada.

Peter d'Errico: Nature needs to speak with an indigenous voice (May 5, 2014)

Peter d'Errico recalls how the Hopi Tribe has been warning the world about environmental and economic calamities for decades.

Steven Newcomb: Vatican remains in denial about colonization (May 5, 2014)

Steven Newcomb says the The Vatican continues to spread misinformation about the Doctrine of Christian Discovery.