Man faces year for stealing $40 on Chitimacha Reservation (July 24, 2013)
A 21-year-old man faces a year in federal prison for stealing $40 from a donation jar on the Chitimacha Reservation in Louisiana.
Chelsea Hawkins: Dispelling myths about Native Americans (July 24, 2013)
Chelsea Hawks seeks to dispel three common myths about Native Americans.
MSU Extension: Tribes work to restore Great Lakes sturgeon (July 24, 2013)
Michigan State University Extension on efforts by tribes and the state to restore sturgeon runs in the Great Lakes.
USDA Blog: Big Pine Paiute Tribe restores farming traditions (July 24, 2013)
The Big Pine Paiute Tribe of California is working with the Department of Agriculture to restore traditional crops.
OPB: Tattoo tradition re-emerges among tribes in Northwest (July 24, 2013)
Oregon Public Broadcasting reports on the revival of facial tattoos among women of the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz.
Chairman of Lumbee Tribe denies using housing funds for site (July 24, 2013)
Leaders of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are threatening to shut down government operations in a dispute with Chairman Paul Brooks.
Letter: Justice elusive 10 years after Narragansett Tribe raid (July 24, 2013)
Letter writer says justice remains elusive for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island, 10 years after the state's raid of the reservation.
FBI probes death of two-year-old on trust land in Oklahoma (July 24, 2013)
The FBI is investigating the death of a two-year-old on trust land in Oklahoma.
Trial begins into night hunting by Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin (July 24, 2013)
A federal judge in Wisconsin is holding a trial into night hunting by Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin.
Dusten Brown: I won't stop fighting for my daughter Veronica (July 24, 2013)
Dusten Brown, a member of the Cherokee Nation, shares his story in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, a highly-charged Indian Child Welfare Act that went to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Lac Courte Oreilles Band threatened with charges over camp (July 24, 2013)
Members and supporters of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians face criminal and civil charges for participating in an anti-mining camp in Iron County, Wisconsin.
Leader of Oneida Nation of Wisconsin faces removal petition (July 24, 2013)
Members of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin are circulating a petition to remove Chairman Ed Delgado from office.
Delaware Tribe acquires property in bid to 'Return to Kansas' (July 24, 2013)
The Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma has acquired land in Kansas in an effort to re-establish a land base there.
Steve Russell: Justice Thomas secures rights only for whites (July 24, 2013)
Steve Russell examines the career and legal rulings of Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Simon Moya-Smith: A death song for a flight out of New York (July 24, 2013)
Simon Moya-Smith recounts a particularly harrowing flight out of New York City.
ICWA dispute over Baby Veronica simmers in multiple courts (July 24, 2013)
The U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, Indian Child Welfare Act case, on June 25, setting in motion new rounds of legal maneuvers in multiple courts.
Hoopa Valley Tribe to host experimental hunt for owl species (July 24, 2013)
The Hoopa Valley Tribe of California will host experimental hunts for the barred owl under a plan advanced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday.
Native Sun News: Rez Rumblerz from Pine Ridge make return (July 24, 2013)
After several years without competing in the Rapid City Mixed Martial Arts scene the Rez Rumblerz, from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, are set to reclaim the city.
Editorial: Republicans abandon Indian Country with budget (July 24, 2013)
The New York Times on the devastating impacts of sequestration in Indian Country.
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