Prairie Band Potawatomi Secretary James Potter passes at 56 (June 12, 2014)

He served 16 years on the tribal council, including 12 years as treasurer and four years as secretary.

Man pleads not guilty for death of woman from Standing Rock (June 12, 2014)

Natalie White Lightning was from the community where President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will visit.

Obama's remarks to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to be webcast (June 12, 2014)

The Obamas will meet with Native youth before heading to veterans powwow.

Sen. Heitkamp hosts Native veterans summit in North Dakota (June 12, 2014)

The summit takes place at the United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck.

House panel sets hearing on child welfare at Spirit Lake Nation (June 12, 2014)

Several children have died on the reservation in recent years.

San Carlos Apache Tribe to establish college with ASU's help (June 12, 2014)

Tribal students on the reservation will be able to transfer to ASU.

DOJ supports bill to include Alaska tribes in VAWA jurisdiction (June 12, 2014)

S.1474, the Alaska Safe Families and Village, repeals restriction on Alaska tribes.

Julie Kitka: Alaska must protect voting rights of Native people (June 12, 2014)

Julie Kitka, the president of the Alaska Federation of Natives, says Alaska Natives deserve the right to vote in their own languages.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation opposes state veto on recognition (June 12, 2014)

Provision in Bureau of Indian Affairs rule could be unconstitutional, an Indian law expert said.

Shinnecock Nation stops bulldozers from crossing beach site (June 12, 2014)

Landowner agrees to talk to the tribe after bulldozers tried to cross sacred beach property.

Grand Ronde Tribes building up law enforcement department (June 12, 2014)

Tribal force will be taking on even more duties in the coming months.

Jacoby Ellsbury eager to serve as role model for Native youth (June 12, 2014)

Baseball star holds camp for Native youth on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Arizona.

Elmeretta Blackbird: End delay in Cobell settlement payment (June 12, 2014)

Elmeretta Blackbird calls for an immediate distribution of the final payment from the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

DOI adopts rule to remove Native corporations from NAGPRA (June 12, 2014)

It's not clear why it took the Obama administration three years to finalize the rule.

Native Sun News: Concert aims to empower elders and youth (June 12, 2014)

A recent rise in the use of methamphetamine by Natives in the city has driven one man to organize an event to raise awareness of the rise of the drug and to empower a community.

Jennie Stockle: Include Native history in Oklahoma curriculum (June 12, 2014)

Jennie Stockle of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry calls for Oklahoma to include more Native history in the public school curriculum.