Ambassador Harper thanks tribes for backing historic nomination (July 1, 2014)

Cherokee Nation citizen is first member of a federally recognized tribe in an ambassador-rank post.

BIA adds 569 acres to reservation of Shakopee Sioux Community (July 1, 2014)

Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn signed the reservation proclamation on June 20.

Former chair of Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation to pay restitution (July 1, 2014)

Brian Geer is accused of stealing more than $60,000 from the tribe.

Jemez Pueblo woman sentenced to probation in theft from tribe (July 1, 2014)

Former employee admitted that she stole more than $18,000.

Choctaw Nation and Chickasaw Nation sign agreement for clinic (July 1, 2014)

Choctaw Nation will manage clinic on its own under a new agreement.

Editorial: Oregon lawmaker keeps promise on Indian mascot law (July 1, 2014)

Newspaper praises Oregon lawmaker for helping pass Senate Bill 1509, which allows public schools to keep their mascots with tribal permission.

BIA extends public comments on land-into-trust rule for Alaska (July 1, 2014)

Comments are being accepted until July 31.

ANTHC accepts $153M settlement in contract support cost case (July 1, 2014)

Settlement is the largest single payout reached with the Indian Health Service.

Meskwaki Tribe celebrates 100th birthday of powwow in August (July 1, 2014)

This year's event takes place from August 6-10.

Ache people file lawsuit against Paraguay over forced removal (July 1, 2014)

Tribe was forced out of homelands and onto a farm where many were beaten, sexually assaulted and sold into slavery.

Indian Land Tenure Foundation hosts seminar on Cobell lawsuit (July 1, 2014)

Dennis Gingold, who worked on the case from the start, will appear on panel.

DOI puts another $2.9M from land sales into Cobell scholarships (July 1, 2014)

The late Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit, insisted on a scholarship fund as part of the settlement.

Native Sun News: Crow man outlines plans for Bighorn property (July 1, 2014)

Faron Iron’s Crow name is Good Road; he also has a Sioux name, Big Heart, given by Arvol Looking Horse, Keeper of the White Buffalo Calf Pipe and if he had a Cheyenne name it could be Fast Talker.

Native Sun News: Permit approved to dump waste by Pine Ridge (July 1, 2014)

A private project for treating petroleum-contaminated materials received the blessing from commissioners in Fall River County adjacent to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

Yvette Roubideaux: Let's Move in Indian Country marks 3rd year (July 1, 2014)

Program celebrates birthday at Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico.

Gabe Galanda: Nike should walk the walk on racist sport mascot (July 1, 2014)

Attorney Gabe Galanda calls on apparel giant Nike to join the battle against racist mascots in sports.

Opinion: Voting rights work showed what it means to be Native (July 1, 2014)

Professor Jean Reith Schroedel shares why she got involved in Wandering Medicine v. McCulloch, a Native voting rights case.

Stanley Heller: It's time for media boycott of Washington team (July 1, 2014)

Stanley Heller calls on the media to boycott the Washington NFL team due to its racist mascot.

Steve Russell: Indian Country can't win in shooting war with US (July 1, 2014)

Steve Russell reflects on the American Indian Movement and the modern Indian wars.