Tribal organizations plan lawsuit on behalf of Baby Veronica (July 22, 2013)

The National Congress of American Indians, the National Indian Child Welfare Association and the Native American Rights Fund plan to file a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Veronica Brown.

Albert Bender: Tribes prepare to battle Keystone XL Pipeline (July 22, 2013)

Albert Bender on tribal opposition to the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

Constance Owl: Native youth face obstacles across country (July 22, 2013)

Constance Owl, a young member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, discusses some of the challenges facing Native youth on and off reservations.

JPR: Hoopa Valley Tribe calls water release a drop in bucket (July 22, 2013)

Jefferson Public Radio reports on a water release in the Klamath Basin.

Editorial: Spirit Lake Nation needs an independent judiciary (July 22, 2013)

Newspaper calls on Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota to strengthen its court system.

Opinion: Native people denied food for westward expansion (July 22, 2013)

Author of Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation and the Loss of Aboriginal Life discusses how the denial of food to Native people played a role in the expansion of Canada.

Opinion: Pebble Mine brings development to Native villages (July 22, 2013)

CEO of Pebble Partnership says controversial Pebble Mine will help Alaska Native villages.

Opinion: Indian Child Welfare Act places Indian children last (July 22, 2013)

Founder of Christian Alliance for Indian Child Welfare claims Indian Child Welfare Act hurts Indian children.

Duane Champagne: Choctaw growth credited to Chief Martin (July 22, 2013)

Duane Champagne discusses how the late Chief Phillip Martin grew the economy of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

Wendell George: New park an honor for Entiat Tribe and chief (July 22, 2013)

Wendell George, a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes of Washington, talks about a new park in honor of the Entiat Tribe and Chief Chilcosahaskt.

Opinion: Five Civilized Tribes pulled into the white man's war (July 22, 2013)

Writers discuss how the Five Civilized Tribes were drawn into the Civil War: When the Civil War broke out, most American Indians on the frontier understandably wanted no part of it. They were far from the action, and many had...

Steve Russell: White Power Day continues with ICWA ruling (July 22, 2013)

Steve Russell discusses the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, an Indian Child Welfare Act case.

Mary Pember: Lac Courte Oreilles Band camp under scrutiny (July 22, 2013)

Mary Annette Pember discusses a new challenge facing a mining protest camp set up by the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians of Wisconsin.

Native Sun News: Haircutting threat at Cheyenne River store (July 22, 2013)

When Josh McNaughton, a non-tribal member, threatened Keith Little Thunder that he would cut off his long hair a series of events were set in order that now has one Eagle Butte family demanding action from their tribal government.

Jacqueline Keeler: Johnny Depp, R-word, Paula Deen, racism (July 22, 2013)

Jacqueline Keeler discusses Johnny Depp in The Lone Ranger, the Washington Redskins, Paula Deen and racism.