California court upholds immunity for tribal payday lenders (January 22, 2014)
Payday loan companies owned by tribes are protected by sovereign immunity, a California appellate court ruled on Tuesday.
Isadore Boni: San Carlos Apache Tribe ignoring HIV/AIDS (January 22, 2014)
Isadore Boni, a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona, questions whether officials are doing enough to address HIV and AIDS on the reservation.
Vice: A Tribe Called Red DJ threatened for opposing mascot (January 22, 2014)
VICE interviews Ian Campeau, a DJ for A Tribe Called Red, who has been threatened after he filed a human rights complaint against a racist mascot in Ontario:
Editorial: Tribes take over border town with help from EPA (January 22, 2014)
Washington DC newspaper slams the Environmental Protection Agency for recognizing the sovereignty of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe:
Leech Lake Band's police report discovery of missing man (January 22, 2014)
A young man who wast last seen on New Year's Eve has been found dead, the police chief for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Indians in Minnesota said.
Tex Hall declines comment on alleged murder-for-hire plot (January 22, 2014)
Tex Hall, the chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota, is declining to comment on allegations that he was the target of a murder-for-hire plot.
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe seats first majority female council (January 22, 2014)
For the first time in its history, women make up the majority of leadership for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado.
BIA faulted for interfering with Cayuga Nation leadership (January 22, 2014)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs 'impermissibly intruded into tribal affairs' by interfering with the leadership of the Cayuga Nation of New York, the Interior Board of Indian Appeals ruled
Blackfeet Nation leaders worried about paying employees (January 22, 2014)
Some leaders of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana say there's not enough money in the bank to make payroll.
Man fired by Passamaquoddy Tribe looks elsewhere for job (January 22, 2014)
A man who was fired by the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township in Maine almost landed another job in Indian Country.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux wrestler stays undefeated (January 22, 2014)
The Mid-Dakota Monster is one of the toughest midseason wrestling tournaments that South Dakota has to offer.
Native Sun News: Offensive mascots may be in jeopardy (January 22, 2014)
For a number of years, efforts have been made to change offensive mascots in the professional sports world, but two recent developments may signal that these efforts are finally bearing fruit.
Mark Trahant: Making 2014 a big year for the Native voter (January 22, 2014)
Could this be the year of the Native voter?
Charles Kader: Politicians must respect Two Row Wampum (January 22, 2014)
Charles Kader comments on the retirement of Rep. William Owens (D-New York)
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