Former Miccosukee Tribe chairman Buffalo Tiger passes on at 94 (January 7, 2015)
Buffalo Tiger drew national and international attention for meeting with Fidel Castro of Cuba.
Yakama Nation man faces trial for driving in federal wildlife refuge (January 7, 2015)
Delbert Loren Wheeler is citing the Yakama Treaty of 1855 as a defense against the charges.
Company set to announce tribal marijuana operation in California (January 7, 2015)
The operation will be up and running by February, according to two companies involved in the deal.
Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe fined for online loan operation (January 7, 2015)
Chairman John Shotton was fined $700,000 and two tribal entities were fined $800,000.
Mashantucket Tribe names leader for museum currently on hiatus (January 7, 2015)
The $193 million facility is closed for the winter season, a first since 1998.
Petition asks CRIT to remove non-Indians from disputed territory (January 7, 2015)
Tribal members are calling for the removal of 'illegal aliens' by June 1.
Mechoopda Tribe announces plan for new headquarters and clinic (January 7, 2015)
Construction of the clinic is due to start in the spring.
Arizona's first Native American lawmaker Lloyd House passes on (January 7, 2015)
Lloyd House, who was Navajo and Oneida, served one term in the Arizona Senate.
Bill introduced to extend recognition to Little Shell Chippewa Tribe (January 7, 2015)
Sen. Jon Tester (D) and Sen. Steve Daines (R) will use their positions on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee to push for the bill.
CDC reports high rate of alcohol poisoning deaths among Natives (January 7, 2015)
Alaska and New Mexico, home to the largest percentages of Native Americans, had the highest death rates.
Trial delayed for ex-dictator accused in genocide of Maya people (January 7, 2015)
Efrain Rios Montt is accused of ordering the massacres of 1,771 people at two Mayan villages.
Native Sun News: Deadline met for urban Indian preschool center (January 7, 2015)
A prominent Western South Dakota builder answered the call to aid Native American preschool programs, making a donation in time to meet a challenge-grant deadline.
Ray Cook: Resolution for 2015 -- Use our lands or lose our lands (January 7, 2015)
No one stole our lands; if they did then, where did they take them?
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