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Contempt case dropped against Cherokee Nation father (January 17, 2014)

Contempt charges were dropped against a Cherokee Nation father who was at the center of a high-profile Indian Child Welfare Act case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Group seeks recall of troubled chairman of Lumbee Tribe (January 17, 2014)

Members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are seeking to recall Chairman Paul Brooks.

CSKT judge won't force distribution of trust settlement (January 17, 2014)

A judge for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana has dismissed a lawsuit that sought the distribution of the remainder of a $150 million trust fund settlement on a per capita basis.

Adrienne Keene: So they give out Oscars for racism now (January 17, 2014)

Adrienne Keene of Native Appropriations questions some of the nominees for the 86th annual Academy Awards.

Column: Journey into music of Tohono O'odham Nation (January 17, 2014)

In an ongoing series, columnist explores music of the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona.

Opinion: Renounce Cleveland team until they drop name (January 17, 2014)

A former fan of the Cleveland professional baseball team renounces his support until a new name comes along.

Blog: Washington player believes name will be changed (January 17, 2014)

A player for the Washington professional football team thinks the racist mascot will be changed, eventually.

APRN: Alaska tribes worried about state permitting bill (January 17, 2014)

Alaska tribes are opposing a bill that aims to speed up the permitting process at the Department of Natural Resources.

Charles Kader: Sovereignty means never having to ask (January 17, 2014)

Charles Kader reflects on Indian sovereignty and activism.

Native Sun News: Ramping up efforts to prevent suicide (January 17, 2014)

Suicide rates in Indian Country have historically been higher than any other community in the United States.

Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma to resign and leave early (January 17, 2014)

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma), a former member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, will retire and leave the Senate at the end of year.