Leaders of Navajo Nation won't be looking to end alcohol ban (August 15, 2013)

Leaders of the Navajo Nation won't be looking to end the prohibition on alcohol on the reservation any time soon.

Meet Native America: Gil Vigil of Pueblo council in New Mexico (August 15, 2013)

The National Museum of the American Indian continues its "Meet Native America" series with Gil L. Vigil, the executive director of the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council in New Mexico.

Oklahoma governor changes position in Baby Veronica dispute (August 15, 2013)

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) changed course and told Dusten Brown, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, to meet with a non-Indian couple that wants to adopt his daughter.

Blackfeet Nation axes oil and gas leases by sacred mountain (August 15, 2013)

The Blackfeet Nation of Montana canceled oil and gas leases near a sacred mountain.

Former police officer for Umatilla Tribes pleads guilty in case (August 15, 2013)

A former police officer for the Umatilla Tribes in Oregon pleaded guilty to one count of abusive sexual contact and one count of making false statements to the FBI.

BIA reopens comment period on rule for land-into-trust appeal (August 15, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has reopened the comment period on a new regulation that addresses appeals of land-into-trust decisions.

Blog: Achievement gap widening for Native American students (August 15, 2013)

Bruce Covert shares a report from The Education Trust that finds American Indian and Alaska Native students continue to fall behind their counterparts.

Opinion: Investigation of NPR's ICWA series not without flaws (August 15, 2013)

Kelly McBride comments on an 80-page report from National Public Radio's ombudsman that uncovered flaws with a series on the Indian Child Welfare Act in South Dakota.

NPR: Addressing questions about investigation of ICWA series (August 15, 2013)

The ombudsman for National Public Radio explains how how put together 80-page report that uncovered flaws with a series on the Indian Child Welfare Act in South Dakota.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Cherokee Nation powerless in ICWA battle (August 15, 2013)

Dina Gilio-Whitaker continues her discussion of the Baby Veronica Indian Child Welfare Act dispute.

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe approved study of ancient rock art (August 15, 2013)

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada approved the study of ancient petroglpyhs on the reservation that date back at least 10,000 years.

Official results confirm Oglala Sioux Tribe vote for liquor sales (August 15, 2013)

Official results show that members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota voted to legalize alcohol sales on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe still fighting uranium mine (August 15, 2013)

Among the conservation issues to be raised at a free benefit concert for biodiversity Aug. 17 is one that occupied the city council’s attention earlier in the week: Protecting the water supply by preventing proposed uranium mining.