Patricia Michaels denies theft of own pieces from art gallery (August 21, 2013)

Fashion designer Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo denies claims that she stole her own pieces from an art gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Nooksack Tribe will move forward with mass disenrollments (August 21, 2013)

The Nooksack Tribe of Washington is moving forward with disenrollment proceedings against 300 people.

Mary Pember: Public outspoken against Wisconsin mine plans (August 21, 2013)

Mary Annette Pember reports on public opposition to the Gogebic Taconite mine in northern Wisconsin.

9th Circuit withdraws decision for defendant's Indian status (August 21, 2013)

For the second time this year, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has withdrawn an opinion affecting a criminal defendant's Indian status.

County won't start land-into-trust talks with Chumash Tribe (August 21, 2013)

Supervisors in Santa Barbara County, California, voted 3-2 not to engage in land-into-trust talks with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

Colville Tribes still facing pressure to share trust settlement (August 21, 2013)

Some members of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington are still pushing for a larger per capita payment from a $193 million trust fund settlement.

Indian lawmaker seeks dismissal of charges in federal court (August 21, 2013)

Montana Sen. Shannon Augare (D), a member of the Blackfeet Nation, is seeking the dismissal of his drunken driving case.

Blog: Moratorium fuels growth in reservation charter schools (August 21, 2013)

Charter schools are growing in Indian Country, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.

Slate: BIA ordered hair cuts for Indian men with 1902 memo (August 21, 2013)

The Vault blog uncovers a Bureau of Indian Affairs memo that authorized superintendents to 'induce' hair cuts for Indian men.

Walt Lamar: Ojibwe artist Sam English heads into retirement (August 21, 2013)

Walt Lamar praises Ojibwe artist Sam English, who plans to go into retirement after decades of work.

Column: Stop use of 'bigoted' mascots in professional sports (August 21, 2013)

Columnist calls for end to 'bigoted' and 'racist' Indian mascots in professional football and baseball:

Non-Indian offender fights seizure of truck by Salt River Tribe (August 21, 2013)

A non-Indian offender says the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community of Arizona stole his truck after he was found with drugs.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker: 'Summer Heat' brings in Native activists (August 21, 2013)

Dina Gilio-Whitaker discusses the Summer Heat campaign that targets the fossil fuel industry.

Native Sun News: Native woman earns world martial arts title (August 21, 2013)

Winning world championships and becoming the best that she can be, that’s what Ashley Nichols is all about.