Colville Tribes amend code to recognize same-sex marriages (September 9, 2013)

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington are the latest to join the marriage equality movement in Indian Country.

Letter: Oglala Sioux Tribe takes control with legal alcohol sales (September 9, 2013)

Letter writer says the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota can take control by selling liquor on the reservation.

NCPR: A Tribe Called Red transforming traditional Native music (September 9, 2013)

A Tribe Called Red is one of 10 finalists for the Polaris Music Prize, an award that recognizes the best album in Canada.

Dwanna Robertson: Helping students challenge racial injustice (September 9, 2013)

Dwanna Robertson shares a story of fighting racial injustice.

Cherokee Nation father files second appeal in adoption dispute (September 9, 2013)

Cherokee Nation citizen Dusten Brown filed a second appeal with the Oklahoma Supreme Court after he was again ordered to turn his daughter over to a non-Indian couple.

Column: Look for source of money behind online loan industry (September 9, 2013)

Columnist suggests the fight over the online loan industry in Indian Country doesn't end with firms like Western Sky Financial.

White House Blog: VAWA holds new promise for Indian Country (September 9, 2013)

Valerie Jarrett, the senior advisor to President Barack Obama, and Tony West, the U.S. Associate Attorney General at the Department of Justice, says tribes pushed for jurisdiction provisions in S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act.

Rep. Cole, Chickasaw, praises Obama for view on Indian affairs (September 9, 2013)

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), a member of the Chickasaw Nation, says the only area where Oklahomans agree with President Barack Obama is Indian issues.

Editorial: Federal land swap benefits Alaska Native community (September 9, 2013)

Newspaper supports a land swap that would help residents of the Native village of King Cove with a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.

Silas Whitman: Nez Perce Tribe ignored on megaload shipment (September 9, 2013)

Chairman Silas Whitman of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho explains opposition to megaload shipment through reservation.

Opinion: What happens when ESPN refuses to use the R-word? (September 9, 2013)

Robert Lipsyte, the ombudsman for ESPN, considers whether the network might stop using the name of the Washington professional football team.

Column: Questions on Indian Child Welfare Act in North Dakota (September 9, 2013)

Columnist questions Indian Country Today story about the adoption of Indian babies from North Dakota.

Peter d'Errico: World leaders threatened by indigenous peoples (September 9, 2013)

Peter d'Errico discusses the marginalization of indigenous people across the globe.

Editorial: Alaska should respect decision of Minto Tribe's court (September 9, 2013)

Newspaper says state of Alaska is making a mistake by challenging the jurisdiction of the tribal court in the village of Minto.

Native Sun News: Billy Mills talks diabetes at NIHB conference (September 9, 2013)

Olympic Gold Medalist and humanitarian, Billy Mills brought people to their feet in standing ovation as he shared his experiences with diabetes and traditional healing in the Aug. 28 plenary session of the National Indian Health Board's 30th Annual Consumer Conference.