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9th Circuit rejects case over Fort Belknap Tribes rent subsidies (August 9, 2013)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the Fort Belknap Indian Community of Montana can't stop the Department of Housing and Urban Development from recovering rent subsidies that were overpaid to the tribal housing authority.

Historic Narragansett Tribe village protected from development (August 9, 2013)

The state of Rhode Island has purchased a historic Narragansett Tribe village to protect it from development.

Marty Two Bulls: Oglala Sioux Tribe faces dilemma on alcohol (August 9, 2013)

Marty Two Bulls discusses the upcoming vote facing members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota.

Dalton Walker: NCAI and google start Indigenous Mapping Day (August 9, 2013)

Dalton Walker on the first-ever Indigenous Mapping Day, a partnership between the National Congress of American Indians and google.

Center: Indian Country payday lenders face increased scrutiny (August 9, 2013)

The Center for Public Integrity reports on federal and state efforts against payday lenders in Indian Country.

Zuni Pueblo and Navajo Nation end dispute for surplus property (August 9, 2013)

The Navajo Nation and the Zuni Pueblo have reportedly reached a settlement over a surplus federal property.

Moapa Band sues energy company over waste at power facility (August 9, 2013)

The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians in Nevada filed suit against an energy company that operates a coal-fired power plant next to the reservation.

Gyasi Ross: Nez Perce Tribe shows true leadership with protest (August 9, 2013)

Gyasi Ross praises leaders of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho for standing up to a megaload shipment that went through the reservation this week.

Chumash Tribe submits land-into-trust application for property (August 9, 2013)

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has filed a land-into-trust application with the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Sherman Alexie: 'Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight' at 20 years (August 9, 2013)

Sherman Alexie reflects on the 20th anniversary of The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven.

Nez Perce Tribe aims to stop megaload shipment with litigation (August 9, 2013)

The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho joined forces with an environmental group in a lawsuit that seeks to stop a controversial megaload shipment.

Cheyenne-Arapaho elder shares tribal knowledge of tornadoes (August 9, 2013)

Gordon Yellowman Sr., an elder of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, shared some Cheyenne knowledge about tornadoes and storms with The New York Times.

Judge requires bond of nearly $500K in horse slaughter lawsuit (August 9, 2013)

A federal judge ordered animal rights groups to post a bond of nearly $500,000 in a controversial horse slaughtering lawsuit.

Darren Bonaparte: Mohawk perspective on Two Row Wampum (August 9, 2013)

Darren Bonaparte shares a Mohawk perspective of the historic Two Row Wampum Belt:

William Old Chief: Corruption ignored on Blackfeet Reservation (August 9, 2013)

William Old Chief, a former chairman of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana, says corruption on the reservation is being ignored.

Slate Editor: No longer using name of Washington football team (August 9, 2013)

Slate Editor David Plotz explains why the publication will no longer use the name of the Washington professional football team.

Native Sun News: First Nations Sculpture Garden wins approval (August 9, 2013)

After a year of envisioning, planning, and petitioning, the First Nations Sculpture Garden has received its final approval from the City of Rapid City. By a unanimous vote, the city council voted to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the First Nations Sculpture Garden Corporation.