No new Indian law cases on Supreme Court's docket for now (October 7, 2013)

The U.S. Supreme Court opened its new term today with a long order list that didn't include any new Indian law cases.

Supreme Court delays action on Onondaga Nation land claim (October 7, 2013)

The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed action on the Onondaga Nation land claim.

Judge dismisses challenge to OST's Indian preference policy (October 7, 2013)

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that claimed the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians can't adopt an Indian preference policy.

Duane Champagne: Breaking the cycle of crime and poverty (October 7, 2013)

Duane Champagne discusses ways to break the cycle of crime and poverty in Indian Country.

Gary Davis: Smarter plans for tribal economic development (October 7, 2013)

Gary Davis, the president and CEO of the National Council for Native American Enterprise Development, discusses how tribes are harnessing the Internet to expand economic opportunities.

AP review uncovers tribal mismanagement of federal funds (October 7, 2013)

Tribes are more likely to mishandle federal funds than other groups, according to a review by the Associated Press.

President Obama weighs in on Washington mascot debate (October 7, 2013)

President Barack Obama waded into the controversy over the Washington professional football team, telling the Associated Press that would consider eliminating the racist mascot.

Gabe Galanda: State rules must recognize tribal sovereignty (October 7, 2013)

Attorney Gabe Galanda says tribal issues should be addressed by marijuana regulations in Washington.

Al Jazeera: 9th Circuit takes up Indian voting rights lawsuit (October 7, 2013)

9th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear Wandering Medicine v. McCulloch, an Indian voting rights case, on Thursday:

Aaron Payment: Soo Tribe faces cuts if shutdown continues (October 7, 2013)

Aaron Payment, the chairman of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan, discusses the shutdown of the federal government.

Editorial: Mashantucket Tribe sullied by criminal convictions (October 7, 2013)

Newspaper comments on the fall of two leaders of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut.

Jeffrey Whalen: Time to retire from Oglala corruption watch (October 7, 2013)

The Oglala’s have a corrupted impeachment system. Once the Oyate elect the Tribal Council members into office the voters have little or no chance of removing them.

Native Sun News: US Senators designate 'National Bison Day' (October 7, 2013)

Tim Johnson (D-SD) led a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing a resolution designating November 2, 2013, the first Saturday of November, as National Bison Day.

Kenneth Deer: Two Row Wampum welcomed in Netherlands (October 7, 2013)

The Two Row Wampum Belt made a historic trip to The Netherlands as part of the 400th anniversary of the treaty:

Jay Daniels: Sen. Feinstein holds land-into-trust fix hostage (October 7, 2013)

Jay Daniels blames Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California for holding up a fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.