Alaska troopers arrive in village to investigate double homicide (October 9, 2014)

The victims were identified as Flossie Semone, 46, and John Arrow, 57, who were a couple.

Indian inmates being sent to new detention center in Montana (October 9, 2014)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is paying a private company $70 per inmate per day.

Tribe and city in Michigan to observe Indigenous Peoples Day (October 9, 2014)

The designation is not meant as a replacement for Columbus Day.

BIA plans transition period for joint Wind River business council (October 9, 2014)

Existing contracts will continue through March 2015 but the Eastern Shoshone Tribe continues to dispute the withdrawal by the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Shingle Springs Band acquires 40 acres in trust under new law (October 9, 2014)

The tribe thanked Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California) for getting the bill through the 113th Congress.

Pokagon Band donates money and labor for church's new roof (October 9, 2014)

The estimated $75,000 donation includes all of the materials for the project plus the labor.

Congressional candidates reach out to Indian voters in Arizona (October 9, 2014)

Native Americans make up 22.6 percent of the population the 1st Congressional district.

Opinion: Tribes in Minnesota tackle problems facing their youth (October 9, 2014)

Writer finds unity and strength at the recent Summit on the Crisis of Indian Children in Minnesota.

Navajo presidential candidate loses ruling over language ability (October 9, 2014)

Chris Deschene refused to answer questions in the Navajo language during a videotaped deposition.

Ute Tribe asks DOI to intervene in jurisdiction dispute with state (October 9, 2014)

Tribal leaders say a state attorney made racist statements in court and in court filings.

Review: Mechoopda Tribe shares its own story at new exhibit (October 9, 2014)

The Mechoopda Tribe collaborated with the Chico Museum on a new exhibit.

Answer Sheet: How is Columbus Day still a thing in US today? (October 9, 2014)

Searching for some answers to the question -- why do some Americans still celebrate Columbus Day?

Army Corps approves mining expansion at historic Seneca site (October 9, 2014)

The Seneca Nation and the Tonawanda Band were worried about the exposure of ancestors and artifacts at the site.

Darren Bonaparte: Author steals traditional teachings for book (October 9, 2014)

Darren Bonaparte pens an open letter to an anonymous author who appropriated Haudenosaunee history for a novel.

Native Sun News: Hopi woman brings solar power to the people (October 9, 2014)

Deb Tewa, a member of the Hopi tribe of Arizona, is one of few women who install solar energy systems

Winona LaDuke: Fracking bans needed across Indian Country (October 9, 2014)

It is time for a fracked oil and gas moratorium on Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock reservations.