Vernon Masayesva: Hopi Tribe maitains role in power plant (August 26, 2013)

Vernon Masayesva, the founder of the Black Mesa Trust, on the role of the Hopi Tribe in a coal-fired power plant in Arizona

Editorial: Negotiate land-into-trust deal with Chumash Tribe (August 26, 2013)

Newspaper urges county to negotiate land-into-trust agreement with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians:

Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe sells off wild horses (August 26, 2013)

The Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of Nevada made a deal to sell 148 horses.

Alaska disputes tribal court jurisdiction in child welfare case (August 26, 2013)

After prosecuting a serial domestic abuser for severely beating his girlfriend, the state of Alaska is helping a Native man challenge the jurisdiction of a tribal court in a child welfare case.

Fewer Mohawks remain in ironworking industry in New York (August 26, 2013)

Fewer than 100 Mohawks from Canada remain in the ironworking industry in New York City.

Nooksack Tribe set to begin mass disenrollments this week (August 26, 2013)

The Nooksack Tribe of Washington will start disenrollment proceedings against 300 people this week, an attorney said.

Geography: Mapping the long Cherokee Nation Trail of Tears (August 26, 2013)

Professor Kelly Gregg writes of his work to map the different routes of the Trail of Tears, the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation.

MinnPost: Jim Northrup is once again walking the 'Rez Road' (August 26, 2013)

MinnPost talks to Ojibwe author Jim Northrup about his new book, Walking the Rez Road.

Editorial: Leaders of Lumbee Tribe need to end shenanigans (August 26, 2013)

Newspaper says leaders of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are hurting their cause for federal recognition.

Opinion: Marlon Brando supported a fix for 'Indian problem' (August 26, 2013)

Washington Post editor reflects on the paper's coverage of the historic March on Washington in August 1963, which drew actor Marlon Brando, a supporter of the American Indian Movement:

Connecticut stirs opposition to federal recognition reforms (August 26, 2013)

Politicians from Connecticut are trying to stop the Bureau of Indian Affairs from making changes to the federal recognition process.

Documents from Canada show dependence on Keystone XL (August 26, 2013)

The Canadian government appears to be placing more emphasis on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline than previously believed.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg vows to stay on Supreme Court (August 26, 2013)

Citing the 'activist' nature of recent rulings, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told The New York Times that she plans to stay on the U.S. Supreme Court as long as possible.

Jane Daugherty: Lawmakers defend online lending industry (August 26, 2013)

A harshly worded letter criticizing a federal crackdown on online lenders who serve “tens of millions of low-income Americans” likely will land on the desks of Attorney General Eric Holder and Martin Gruenberg, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, on Monday.

Steven Newcomb: Dutch ordered Lenape massacre in 1643 (August 26, 2013)

Steven Newcomb recounts a massacre of Lenape (Delaware ancestors) in New York in 1643.

Julianne Jennings: Memorial honors Indian prisoners of war (August 26, 2013)

Julianne Jennings reflects on the forced removal and imprisonment of tribal members in Massachusetts nearly 400 years ago.

Native Sun News: Vandals hit new UTTC center in Rapid City (August 26, 2013)

Less than 72 hours after the grand opening vandalism hit the new home of the United Tribes Technical College’s Black Hills Learning Center.