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Obama resubmits nomination of Diane Humetewa as judge (January 6, 2014)

President Barack Obama has resubmitted the nomination of Diane Humetewa, a member of the Hopi Tribe, to serve as a federal judge in Arizona.

Saginaw Chippewa descendants seek recognition as a tribe (January 6, 2014)

Descendants of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan are seeking federal recognition as a new tribe

Senate committee approves reauthorization of NAHASDA (January 6, 2014)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee voted last month to pass S.1352, the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2013.

Senate committee advances Vince Logan nomination at OST (January 6, 2014)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee voted last month to advance the nomination of Vince Logan to serve as the Special Trustee for American Indians.

Opinion: Reject Cayuga Nation's land-into-trust application (January 6, 2014)

New York state lawmaker calls for rejection of Cayuga Nation land-into-trust application, citing taxation issues.

Stephanie Woodard: Mother faces arrest for protecting kids (January 6, 2014)

A mother from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe faces arrest for protecting her children from an abusive couple.

Animal Teef: The world is ours -- for building, not for taking (January 6, 2014)

Before I start, please allow me to discredit myself. I am not a scholar, I am not a scientist of any kind, and I serve only as a voice that has no 'official' credence lent to it by any academic or cultural entity.

Peter d'Errico: Supreme Court set to create another monster (January 6, 2014)

Peter d'Errico predicts a horror story from the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. v. Kathleen Sebelius.

Interview with Pamela Peters, Navajo, about photography (January 6, 2014)

Indian Country Today interviews photographer Pamela J. Peters about her exhibit on urban Indians in Los Angeles, California.

Law Article: Tribes immune from patent infringement suits (January 6, 2014)

Attorney discusses recent court decisions that protected tribes from lawsuits under patent infringement law.

Richard Gomez: Chumash Tribe sees big gains in education (January 6, 2014)

Richard Gomez, the vice chairman of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, shares some of the tribe's educational achievements.

Video: Neil Peyron, Tule River Tribe chair, discusses change (January 6, 2014)

Neil Payron, the chairman of the Tule River Tribe of California, tells The Fresno Bee about improvements in the way of life on the reservation.

Column: New law helps Indian mascots in Wisconsin schools (January 6, 2014)

Columnist discusses a new law in Wisconsin that makes it harder to eliminate Indian mascots at public schools.

Niigaan Sinclair: Mascots aren't an honor for Native people (January 6, 2014)

Niigaan Sinclair explains the problem with the use of Native people as mascots.

Interview with Joe Pakootas of Colville Tribes business arm (January 6, 2014)

Joe Pakootas, the CEO of the Colville Tribal Federal Corp., explains how the Colville Confederated Tribes in Washington are turning around their economic development enterprise.

Jeff Haozous: Fort Sill Apache Tribe at home in New Mexico (January 6, 2014)

Jeff Haozous, the chairman of the Fort Sill Apache Tribe, explains lawsuit against the state of New Mexico.

Byron Mallott: Making some right choices for Alaska's future (January 6, 2014)

Byron Mallott, an Alaska Native candidate for governor of Alaska, shares his vision for the state.

Editorial: Too many Native people in Montana prison system (January 6, 2014)

Native American men and women are over-represented in the prison system in Montana.

Steve Russell: Taking cheap shots at the legislative process (January 6, 2014)

Steve Russell discusses what goes on behind the scenes when governments, including tribes, make laws.