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Sen. McCain won't ask football team owner to drop racist name (October 23, 2013)

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), a member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, won't ask the owner of the Washington professional football team to change its racist mascot.

Passamaquoddy Tribe finds contamination in local water supply (October 23, 2013)

The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point in Maine is looking for a new water supply as tests confirm contamination in some wells.

Navajo Nation Council passes measure to update energy policy (October 23, 2013)

The Navajo Nation Council voted 13-6 on Tuesday to pass the Navajo Nation Energy Policy of 2013.

Same-sex couple plans wedding under Cheyenne-Arapaho law (October 23, 2013)

A member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma is welcoming the public to celebrate his marriage to his partner.

Leadership of Blackfeet Nation in dispute amid corruption cases (October 23, 2013)

The leaders of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana are divided into two camps amid corruption and theft cases on the reservation.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes set for council primary (October 23, 2013)

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana will hold a primary election on November 2.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe hosts youth at annual water potato harvest (October 23, 2013)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho hosted about 120 children for its annual Water Potato Celebration.

County jail adds sweat lodge for large Indian inmate population (October 23, 2013)

The jail in Coconino County, Arizona, is building a new sweat lodge for its large Indian inmate population.

California Valley Miwok Tribe holds on to property after auction (October 23, 2013)

The California Valley Miwok Tribe lucked out after no one bid on its only property on Tuesday.

Another person charged in theft of nearly $1M from Yurok Tribe (October 23, 2013)

Federal authorities charged a biologist in connection with the theft of nearly $1 million from the Yurok Tribe of California.

Tonto Apache Tribe's police chief charged for domestic violence (October 23, 2013)

The acting police chief for the Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona was arrested on Monday in connection with a domestic violence incident.

Spirit Lake Nation to hold recall hearing for secretary-treasurer (October 23, 2013)

The Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota is holding a recall hearing on Friday for Secretary-Treasurer Nancy Greene-Robertson.

Blog: 'Drunktown's Finest' explores Navajo lives in border town (October 23, 2013)

Navajo filmmaker bases Drunktown's Finest in life in Gallup, New Mexico, a border town near the Navajo Nation.

Opinion: Sequester cuts hinder Native youth suicide prevention (October 23, 2013)

Despite high rates of suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native youth, mental heath funds are being reduced due to sequestration.

Claudia Kauffman: Breast cancer awareness in Indian Country (October 23, 2013)

Claudia Kauffman calls on Indian Country to join National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Billionaire battles wind energy project off Massachusetts coast (October 23, 2013)

William Koch, a wealthy businessman who is ranked as the 122nd richest person in the US, is battling controversial wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts.

Native Sun News: Wellbeing conference held in the Black Hills (October 23, 2013)

At a recent conference held in the foot hills of the sacred Black Hills, the South Dakota Coalition Ending Domestic and Sexual Violence partnered with the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, Inc. to hold a Region 3 Training.