Editorial: Missed opportunity with veto of Oregon mascot bill (August 19, 2013)

Newspaper says Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) shouldn't have vetoed bill that would have created an exception to keep some Indian mascots.

Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe takes control with sales of alcohol (August 19, 2013)

Newspaper praises members of Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota for voting to legalize alcohol on the reservation.

The Atlantic: Onondaga Nation not giving up on historic rights (August 19, 2013)

Julian Taub reports on the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign, an effort spearheaded by the Onondaga Nation of New York.

Chumash Tribe seeks discussion on land-into-trust application (August 19, 2013)

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians wants to discuss its land-into-trust application with Santa Barbara County, California.

Opinion: Wyandotte Nation forced out of Ohio in dark summer (August 19, 2013)

Writer discusses the forced removal of the Wyandotte Nation from Ohio.

Lac du Flambeau Band orders banishments for drug offenders (August 19, 2013)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Wisconsin has banished 58 people from the reservation.

August Schellenberg, Native actor from Canada, passes at 77 (August 19, 2013)

August Schellenberg, a Mohawk actor from Canada who graced the stage and the screen for decades, died on August 15 after a long battle with cancer.

Four Native designers unveil special collection with Paul Frank (August 19, 2013)

Four Native designers unveiled a special collection with fashion company Paul Frank last week.

Cherokee Nation father into mediation with non-Indian couple (August 19, 2013)

Cherokee Nation father Dusten Brown has entered into mediation with the non-Indian couple that wants to adopt his daughter.

Johnny Rustywire: An old-fashioned Navajo Nation love story (August 19, 2013)

Johnny Rustywire shares an old-fashioned love story from the Navajo Nation.

Kevin Washburn: Buy-back program strengthens tribal nations (August 19, 2013)

Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, explains the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Native Sun News: Hay prices threaten reservation wild horses (August 19, 2013)

America’s wild horses were once just domestic livestock gone feral, but they did not remain domestic for long.

Ivan F. Starr: Sharing what I have learned about the Sundance (August 19, 2013)

I have been following some community dialogue regarding the idea of one annual reservation-wide Sundance.