HCN: Navajo Nation gets aging coal mine as Christmas gift (January 8, 2014)
The Navajo Nation completed the acquisition of a coal-fired power plant in New Mexico last month.
WyoFile: Wyoming objects to EPA designation for two tribes (January 8, 2014)
The state of Wyoming filed papers to object to the treatment as state designation for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe.
NTIA Blog: Helping bridge the digital divide in Indian Country (January 8, 2014)
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration, an agency of the Department of Commerce, is helping the Navajo Nation and other tribes bridge the digital divide.
Native Sun News: Officers cleared in tasing of Rosebud girl (January 8, 2014)
An investigation into the tasing of a 9-year-old child who is also an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, cleared Pierre police officers of any wrong doing.
KUNM: Cancer death rates still high among Native Americans (January 8, 2014)
Cancer death rates among Native Americans in New Mexico and Arizona remain high.
Obama resubmits Keith Harper nomination for UN council job (January 8, 2014)
President Barack Obama has resubmitted the nomination of nomination of Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve in an ambassador-rank post.
Column: Governor fails to improve safety in Native villages (January 8, 2014)
Columnist takes Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell (R) to task for failing to improve public safety in Native villages.
Dam in Alaska sees delays due to Native land access issues (January 8, 2014)
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell (R) has cut funding for a $5 billion dam project due to trespass issues raised by Native corporations.
Lac du Flambeau Band holds constitutional reform election (January 8, 2014)
The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin will hold a constitutional reform election next Tuesday.
Walter Lamar: Plan urges reforms to make tribal lands safer (January 8, 2014)
Walt Lamar discusses the report of the Indian Law and Order Commission to improve public safety on reservations and in Alaska Native villages.
Opinion: Florida Seminoles hold title for most racist mascot (January 8, 2014)
Writer calls the Florida State University Seminoles the 'champions' of racist mascots in sports.
Mark Trahant: New Year awaits stories from Indian Country (January 8, 2014)
So what are the Indian Country’s stories for 2014? The long view stories will continue to unfold.
Spokane Tribe sets high standards for water quality in river (January 8, 2014)
The Spokane Tribe of Washington has set water quality standards that are stricter than the state's.
Man charged in federal court for fire on Colville Reservation (January 8, 2014)
A member of the the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington has been charged in federal court with arson.
2nd Circuit holds hearing in Cayuga Nation foreclosure case (January 8, 2014)
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments on Tuesday in the Cayuga Nation foreclosure lawsuit.
Little Traverse Bay Bands council rejects marriage law vote (January 8, 2014)
The council of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians in Michigan voted down a motion to put the tribe's marriage law to a referendum.
Laguna Pueblo takes over operations at county fire station (January 8, 2014)
Laguna Pueblo has taken over operations of a fire station in Cibola County, New Mexico.
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