Audio from House subcommittee hearing on six Indian bills (July 23, 2013)

The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs held a hearing this afternoon on six Indian bills.

FTC claims victory over payday lenders chartered by tribes (July 23, 2013)

The Federal Trade Commission is claiming victory in a lawsuit brought against payday loan firms that have been chartered by tribal governments.

Cherokee Nation negotiates new tobacco taxation compact (July 23, 2013)

The Cherokee Nation is negotiating a new tobacco tax compact with the state of Oklahoma.

Chair of Lumbee Tribe questioned over use of housing funds (July 23, 2013)

Leaders of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are questioning the use of housing funds by Chairman Paul Brooks.

Eastern Cherokees report growth in assets after recession (July 23, 2013)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has seen steady growth in its assets after seeing a dip during the recession.

Timmy Norton: I am not a Canadian, I am Kahnawakeronon (July 23, 2013)

Writer Timmy Norton explains why he is Mohawk and will always be Mohawk.

MTPR: Native actors reflect on roles in 'Winter in the Blood' (July 23, 2013)

Montana Public Radio sits down with several Native actors with roles in Winter In The Blood, a film set on Indian Country in Montana.

9th Circuit orders more water for Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (July 23, 2013)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered an irrigation district in Nevada to return more water to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

BIA asked for hearing in Connecticut on federal recognition (July 23, 2013)

A town in Connecticut wants the Bureau of Indian Affairs to hold hearings in the state to discuss proposed changes to the federal recognition process.

Former Mashantucket leader goes on trial for theft charges (July 23, 2013)

Michael Thomas, the former chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut, went on trial in federal court on Monday on theft charges.

Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on Indian bills (July 23, 2013)

The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs holds a legislative hearing this afternoon.

Suit for Indian massacre in Mexico dismissed over immunity (July 23, 2013)

The former president of Mexico can't be sued over a massacre at an Indian village in 1997, a federal judge in Connecticut ruled.

Diaguita Tribe seeks new environmental study for gold mine (July 23, 2013)

The Diaguita Tribe is asking the highest court in Chile to order a new environmental study for an $8.5 billion gold mine.

USDA sued over permits issued to horse slaughtering plants (July 23, 2013)

The Department of Agriculture is being sued for issuing permits to horse slaughtering plants in New Mexico and Iowa.

Paul Moorehead: Going behind Nixon's 'radical' Indian policy (July 23, 2013)

Attorney Paul Moorehead on the passing of Leonard Garment, who helped develop federal Indian policy for Richard Nixon.

Mary Pember: Foraging for food on White Earth Reservation (July 23, 2013)

Mary Annette Pember goes foraging for food on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota:

Native Sun News: Oglala leader discusses liquor and per caps (July 23, 2013)

A lifelong resident of Pine Ridge village and a Navy veteran, Larry Eagle Bull Sr., sat down with Native Sun News to speak on a number of important topics facing the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.