Descendants of Sand Creek Massacre sue over treaty promise (July 11, 2013)

Four members of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes are suing the federal government over a treaty that promised reparations for the November 29, 1864, Sand Creek Massacre.

NCAI backs Omaha Tribe in suit over alcohol tax on businesses (July 11, 2013)

The National Congress of American Indians is supporting the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska in a dispute over its alcohol tax.

Couple from Sagkeeng First Nation wins $1M with lottery ticket (July 11, 2013)

A couple from the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba has won a $1 million lottery jackpot.

Letter: No justification for endured use of ugly 'Redskins' name (July 11, 2013)

Writer discusses hateful origins of the Washington Redskins name.

Narragansett Tribe to observe 10th anniversary of state's raid (July 11, 2013)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island will hold a remembrance ceremony this Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the state's raid of the reservation.

Editorial: Gila River Indian Community puts end to freeway talk (July 11, 2013)

Newspaper calls for controversial highway to proceed without the Gila River Indian Community of Arizona on a route that affects a sacred site.

Editorial: St. Regis Mohawk Tribe comes to table for land claim (July 11, 2013)

Newspaper welcomes negotiations to settle the land claim of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.

Taos Pueblo to pay tribute to Richard Nixon at annual powwow (July 11, 2013)

Taos Pueblo in New Mexico will honor the late former president Richard Nixon at its annual powwow this weekend.

KJZZ: Eddie Brown welcomes tribal liaison at State Department (July 11, 2013)

Eddie Brown discusses the appointment of Jack Jackson Jr., a member of the Navajo Nation, as Native liaison at the State Department:

Minnesota city orders eagle staff to be removed at civic center (July 11, 2013)

The city of Duluth, Minnesota, has ordered an eagle staff to be removed from the lawn of the Duluth Civic Center.

BIA asked to intervene in Chukchansi Tribe leadership dispute (July 11, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is being asked to intervene in a leadership dispute within the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians.

Michael Isham elected as chairman of Lac Courte Oreilles Band (July 11, 2013)

Michael sham Jr. was elected chairman of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians of Wisconsin on July 2

Mary Pember: Tribal activists reach out to guards at mine site (July 11, 2013)

Mary Annette Pember reports on frybread and chicken diplomacy at the site of a proposed mine in northern Wisconsin.

Beer distributor changes delivery process for Whiteclay stores (July 11, 2013)

A beer distributor will no longer send delivery trucks to Whiteclay, Nebraska, after running into problems there.

Prisoners escaped from BIA detention facility in South Dakota (July 11, 2013)

Four prisoners escaped from a Bureau of Indian Affairs detention facility in South Dakota.

Indian lawmaker excused from committee work amid DUI case (July 11, 2013)

Montana Sen. Shannon Augare (D), a member of the Blackfeet Nation, has been excused from his committee work pending resolution of his drunken driving case.

Northern Cheyenne Tribe leader removed in employee dispute (July 11, 2013)

John Robinson, the president of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana, has been removed from office.

Byron Dorgan: Broken promises threaten lives of Indian youth (July 11, 2013)

Former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota) explains why he started the Center of Native American Youth.

Oglala leader confirms Johnny Depp looking at Wounded Knee (July 11, 2013)

Actor Johnny Depp, the star of The Lone Ranger, is interesting in buying the Wounded Knee massacre site, the leader of the Oglala Sioux Tribe said.

Julianne Jennings: Abusing Native Americans for profit in Italy (July 11, 2013)

Julianne Jennings on a 'Native' program in Italy that appears to be based on faulty history.

Gyasi Ross: Universal VIP, short film with a high Indian quotient (July 11, 2013)

Gyasi Ross shares a short film, based on one of his short stories, with actual Indian actors.

Native Sun News: Chief Oliver Red Cloud walks onto spirit world (July 11, 2013)

On July 4 at 4:20 p.m., the Lakota Nation as well as all of Indian country lost a warrior chief, a grandfather, and one of the staunchest defenders of treaty rights that the world has ever known when Oliver Red Cloud began his journey to the spirit world.