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Yakama Nation shares per capita from trust fund settlement (October 14, 2013)

The Yakama Nation of Washington shared its trust fund settlement with its members but the amount of the per capita payment was not reported.

Blog: Affordable Care Act brings benefits into Indian Country (October 14, 2013)

Stateline, the blog of The Pew Charitable Trusts, explains how the Affordable Care Act affects health care for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Al Jazeera: Nez Perce Tribe battles big energy shipments (October 14, 2013)

Al Jazeera reports on the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho and its battle to prevent megaload shipments through the reservation.

Sen. Heitkamp: Devastating impact of shutdown on our tribes (October 14, 2013)

Today I wish to talk about another devastating consequence of this shutdown, and that is the consequence of this shutdown on Indian Country in my State, and undoubtedly Indian Country all across this Nation.

NBC's Bob Costas denounces Washington name during game (October 14, 2013)

Longtime NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas denounced the mascot of the Washington professional football team during a halftime commentary on Sunday.

Quechua children among victims of deadly bus crash in Peru (October 14, 2013)

A bus plunged off a cliff in Peru on Friday night, killing all 51 people on board, including 14 children.

Sen. Thune: South Dakota celebrates Native American culture (October 14, 2013)

Each year, people gather across the state on Native American Day to celebrate the rich traditions and culture of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota people.

National Congress of American Indians opens annual meeting (October 14, 2013)

The National Congress of American Indians kicks off its 70th annual convention today.

Government shutdown inflicts extra pain on Indian programs (October 14, 2013)

The shutdown of the federal government, coming on top of the sequestration of the budget, is hitting Indian Country particularly hard.

Editorial: Give warm welcome to Alaska Federation of Natives (October 14, 2013)

Fairbanks newspapers calls on residents to welcome the Alaska Federation of Natives for the group's upcoming conference.

Red Cloud Indian School: No link to Washington football team (October 14, 2013)

Leaders of the Red Cloud Indian School on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota denounce the use of racist mascots in sports.

Opinion: Washington mascot fight comes down to economics (October 14, 2013)

New York Times sports columnist says Washington professional football team's owner won't be swayed by appeals to morality or civility.

Editorial: Washington team owner defending the indefensible (October 14, 2013)

The Washington Post once again calls on Washington football team owner Dan Snyder to get rid of a name left over from a racist past.

Opinion: Demand investigation of adoption of Indian children (October 14, 2013)

Dot Scott, the president of the Charleston branch of the NAACP, calls for an investigation into the adoption of two Indian children by non-Indian couples in South Carolina.

Steve Russell: What happens if federal Indian law collapses? (October 14, 2013)

Steve Russell wonders what happens if federal Indian law collapses, like a lot of a lot other bad ideas.

Native Sun News: ObamaCare carries impact in Indian Country (October 14, 2013)

As America waits for members of congress to sort out their differences and thousands of Bureau of Indian Affairs and Indian Health Service workers continue to work without pay or are locked out of their jobs many in Indian country are asking, what is ObamaCare?