Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee education hearing (May 21, 2014)

Hearing focused on the Bureau of Indian Education.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (May 21, 2014)

Bills address land-into-trust, Native youth, water rights, Alaska Native safety and energy development.

Interview: Cook Inlet Tribal Council launches Native video game (May 21, 2014)

Amy Freeman of the Cook Inlet Tribal Council of Alaska explains why the tribe created Upper One Games.

KRBD: Tribes in Alaska and First Nations team up for mining fight (May 21, 2014)

Tribes in Alaska and First Nations in British Columbia are working together to address mining issues on both sides of the border.

Seven candidates file papers to run for Navajo Nation president (May 21, 2014)

President Ben Shelly is seeking re-election.

Dakota descendants sue for return of land promised by 1863 law (May 21, 2014)

Lawsuit claims 12 square miles was set aside after the 1862 Dakota War.

KUOW: Yakama Nation opposes coal terminal on fishing grounds (May 21, 2014)

The Yakama Nation of Washington says a coal export terminal would impact treaty-protected fishing grounds.

UW News: Northern Arapaho student looks to spread counseling (May 21, 2014)

Avis Garcia, a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming, wants to train a new generation of substance abuse counselors in Indian Country.

KPLU: Report documents high rates of Native pedestrian facilities (May 21, 2014)

Native American pedestrians die at higher rates than other racial and ethnic groups.

KPBS: Documentary examines history of Kumeyaay in California (May 21, 2014)

The Kumeyaay people of southern California are the subject of a new documentary.

BIA asks Cayuga Nation factions for information about leadership (May 21, 2014)

Clint Halftown and the Unity Council have until June 15 to submit information.

Pala Band leadership disputes ouster by group of tribal members (May 21, 2014)

Tribal members are concerned about finances.

New York Assembly backs bill against use of racial slurs in sports (May 21, 2014)

Oneida Nation hails unanimous vote in campaign against the Washington NFL team.

Opinion: Wisconsin must address unemployment on reservations (May 21, 2014)

Unemployment rates for Native Americans range from 11 percent to 93 percent.

Editorial: Diane Humetewa makes history books as federal judge (May 21, 2014)

Hopi woman is the first Native women to serve in the federal judiciary.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules field hearing on IHS (May 21, 2014)

Tribes have been complaining about level and quality of service in the Billings Area.

Vince Two Eagles: Sharing the story of the very first sweat lodge (May 21, 2014)

Vince Two Eagles shares the story of the very first inipi, or sweat lodge ceremony.

Northern Cheyenne youth take part in White House talent show (May 21, 2014)

The Morning Star Marimba Band was part of the Turnaround Arts program.

John Kane: Unresolved questions after a week at United Nations (May 21, 2014)

John Kane attended the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues last week.

Native Sun News: Lac du Flambeau Band banishes non-members (May 21, 2014)

The Lac du Flambeau Tribal Council passed a resolution to remove 28 non-tribal members from the reservation

Olivya Caballero: Keystone XL battle mirrors Black Hills struggle (May 21, 2014)

A few weeks ago the people from the Cowboy Indian Alliance led a march on Washington in protest of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

Cedric Sunray: Tribes must stand up to racism among their own (May 21, 2014)

Cedric Sunray says tribal organizations like the National Congress of American Indians and the United South and Eastern Tribes should take a stand against unacceptable behavior among their own members.