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Lisa Finley–DeVille: Tribe keeps members in the dark on 'man camps' (July 8, 2013)

Lisa Finley criticizes the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota for approving 'man camps' on the reservation.

Kevin Gover: 'The Lone Ranger' doesn't deliver on big promise (July 8, 2013)

Kevin Gover, the director of the National Museum of the American Indian, reviews The Lone Ranger.

'The Lone Ranger' performs poorly in opening holiday weekend (July 8, 2013)

The film version of The Lone Ranger is definitely not a box office hit.

Sioux tribes discuss shared issues at third Oceti Sakowin meet (July 8, 2013)

Sioux tribes from North Dakota and South Dakota are meeting this week for the third Oceti Sakowin.

Dancers from Bermuda connect to tribal heritage at powwow (July 8, 2013)

Dancers from Bermuda took part in the 92nd annual Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe powwow in Massachusetts.

Column: Update on Montana State Tribal Relations Committee (July 8, 2013)

Rep. Nicholas Schwaderer (R) provides an update on the activities of the Montana State-Tribal Relations Committee:

USDA Blog: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe homeownership agreement (July 8, 2013)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the Department of Agriculture signed agreement to streamline homeownership on the reservation.

Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska governor won't halt Whiteclay liquor (July 8, 2013)

Kevin Abourezk reports on Nebraska governor's comments regarding the sale of liquor in Whiteclay, a border town

Harlan McKosato: Jemez Pueblo working to preserve language (July 8, 2013)

Harlan McKosato discusses language preservation efforts at Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules hearing on two bills (July 8, 2013)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a legislative hearing next week.

Tribal critics in Connecticut question BIA recognition proposal (July 8, 2013)

Tribal critics in Connecticut say they will fight proposed changes to the federal recognition process at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Hearing scheduled in Mishewal Wappo Tribe's recognition case (July 8, 2013)

After failing to reach a settlement with the Obama administration, the Mishewal Wappo Tribe is headed back to court with its federal recognition lawsuit.

Duane Champagne: Urban Indians face problems in workplace (July 8, 2013)

Duane Champagne discusses urban Indian employment in California.

Tex Hall: White House Council marks new step in Indian policy (July 8, 2013)

Tex Hall, the chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, welcomes the new White House Council on Native American Affairs.

Steven Newcomb: Indigenous peoples left with one negotiator (July 8, 2013)

Steven Newcomb discusses preparations for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

Mark Trahant: Addressing America's great health care mistake (July 8, 2013)

The Obama administration’s decision last week to delay a mandate for large employers to provide health insurance or pay fine is both meaningless and significant.

Ben Shelly: Indian Child Welfare Act helps protect tribal culture (July 8, 2013)

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly explains the need for the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Mary Pember: A new approach in fight against Wisconsin mine (July 8, 2013)

Mary Annette Pember reports on tribal and environmental opposition to a huge mine in Wisconsin.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux veteran called into nursing field (July 8, 2013)

Shawnee Rae Red Bear, 21, was recently honored at the 25th Annual Veteran's Day Wacipi for serving 4 years in the Marine Corps.

Native Sun News: Supreme Court gains and losses in ICWA case (July 8, 2013)

The decision on the case of Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl was a wrenching one that was passed from state courts to the US Supreme Court and back again.