BIA approves land-into-trust application for Stillaguamish Tribe (July 8, 2014)

The property includes the new home of the tribe's natural resources department.

State seeks to enter lawsuit over road for Alaska Native village (July 8, 2014)

Gov. Sean Parnell (R) says the $21 million project will be funded entirely by the state.

Ponca Tribe museum features headdress worn by Standing Bear (July 8, 2014)

The museum is inside a building that was constructed tribal members in 1936.

Agua Caliente Band donates $175K from golf tourney to charities (July 8, 2014)

Recipients included the Nike N7 Fund.

New eatery features food from Tohono O'odham and Yaqui tribes (July 8, 2014)

Restaurant in Tucson, Arizona, is due to open in early October.

Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs sets hearing (July 8, 2014)

Bills affect self-determination, land-into-trust and the Indian Health Service.

Mary Pember: Federal raids slow black market of Indian artifacts (July 8, 2014)

Mary Annette Pember reports on how recent raids have slowed the global trade in Indian artifacts.

Opinion: Teams with Indian mascots all play on stolen tribal land (July 8, 2014)

History professor notes that FedEx Field, the home of the Washington NFL team, is built on land stolen from the Piscataway people.

MPR: Cancer hits hardest among American Indians in Minnesota (July 8, 2014)

Minnesota Public Radio reports on the high rates of cancer among American Indians in the state.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Fire lawyers for bad Mohawk land deal (July 8, 2014)

After reviewing the statements issued by the St. Regis Tribal Council in support of extinguishing forever all Mohawk claims to our aboriginal territory it is obvious none of the lawyers read the dreaded Sherrill v. Oneida Indian Nation of New York case.

Keepseagle attorneys schedule meetings to discuss $380M fund (July 8, 2014)

The fund would distribute grants to non-profits that serve Native ranchers and farmers.

Volunteer program helps protect historic tribal sites in California (July 8, 2014)

Volunteers work with park rangers to check for looting and vandalism.

Teach for America expands focus on South Dakota reservations (July 8, 2014)

More Native teachers are working on reservation schools.

Charles Trimble: Oglala Sioux Tribe turning into a Heyoka Nation (July 8, 2014)

It’s troubling sometimes for an Oglala person living away from the reservation to read about the foibles of the tribal government at Pine Ridge.

Native Sun News: Lakota and Northern Cheyenne elders gather (July 8, 2014)

On a beautiful late spring evening Northern Cheyenne and Oglala Sioux gathered in a peaceful meadow to observe the 21st anniversary of the Ride to Greasy Grass.

Steven Newcomb: Confusion over the right to self-determination (July 8, 2014)

Steven Newcomb dives into a National Congress of American Indians white paper on self-determination.