Self-proclaimed 'shaman' left custody and walked to Connecticut (December 4, 2014)

Iron Thunderhorse, who claims to be Quinnipiac, walked away from a halfway house where he was serving a 99-year sentence.

Meskwaki man's murder trial delayed due to jury makeup issues (December 4, 2014)

Only two out of 86 potential jurors identified as Native American.

Editorial: Help needed to keep Mashantucket Tribe museum open (December 4, 2014)

Newspaper calls on non-profits to help the tribe keep its state-of-the-art facility up and running.

Developers pursue $1B project on Navajo land by Grand Canyon (December 4, 2014)

The project includes restaurants, hotels, retail outlets, a trailer park and a tramway that would take visitors to the bottom of the canyon.

House approves bill to authorize mine on sacred site in Arizona (December 4, 2014)

The copper mine impacts land used by Apache tribes for food, medicine and ceremonies.

Michael Connor: Making strides with Cobell land buy-back program (December 4, 2014)

An update on the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

President Obama makes Native youth a priority in administration (December 4, 2014)

The Generation Indigenous initiative includes a Cabinet listening tour and the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering.

Videos from sixth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference (December 4, 2014)

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden spoke at this year's event.

Indian farmers protest foundation with $380M Keepseagle funds (December 4, 2014)

Lead plaintiff Marilyn Keepseagle spoke out in court against the proposal.

NMAI director welcomes changes in Indian imagery in Peter Pan (December 4, 2014)

The live version airs on NBC tonight and features an actress with Native heritage.

Karen Diver & Reggie Joule: Tribes take action on climate change (December 4, 2014)

The chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band and the mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough discuss their work on climate change task force.

Amanda Blackhorse: Supporters of racist mascot resort to racism (December 4, 2014)

This billion-dollar industry of Native mascotry profits off of the degradation of a race, an ethnicity, a culture and religions.

Vice President Biden calls for inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA (December 4, 2014)

Alaska tribes are excluded from provisions in the Violence Against Women Act that recognize tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders.

White House recognizes two tribes as Climate Action Champions (December 4, 2014)

The Blue Lake Rancheria in California and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe in Michigan were selected for their efforts to address climate change.

Armstrong Wiggins: Implementing UNDRIP will save Native lives (December 4, 2014)

The Declaration provides provisions to help process indigenous land claims, and it gives major emphasis to seeking justice and improving protection for indigenous rights.

Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux man upsets Senate with song (December 4, 2014)

In the wake of a recent Native American coup in Congress over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline proposal, Sen. John Thune threatened a Republican Party backlash next year.

Dwanna Robertson: Indian people long exploited by legal system (December 4, 2014)

My own research reveals that indigenous men and women deal with unrelenting injustice inherent within the U.S. criminal justice system.