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Deadline approaches for first Cobell land consolidation offers (January 27, 2014)

Deadlines are fast approaching for Indian landowners to accept offers being made under the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

BIA issues final decision against Tolowa Nation of California (January 27, 2014)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs issued a final determination against federal recognition for the Tolowa Nation of California.

NPR: Forced walk leaves lasting impacts on Navajo Nation (January 27, 2014)

NPR reports on the Long Walk, a forced march of Navajo and Apache people, and its legacy on the Navajo Nation.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting, hearing (January 27, 2014)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding a business meeting and hearing on Wednesday.

Pamunkey Tribe awaits final answer on federal recognition (January 27, 2014)

The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia is urging supporters not to send comments to the Bureau of Indian Affairs on its federal recognition petition.

Nipmuc Nation sues BIA over federal recognition decision (January 27, 2014)

The Nipmuc Nation of Massachusetts is suing the Bureau of Indian Affairs in hopes of gaining federal recognition.

Polly Olsen: Urban Indian health facility provides new hope (January 27, 2014)

Polly Olsen, the president of the Seattle Indian Health Board, explains the need for a new urban Indian health facility.

Steven Newcomb: First Nations subjected to another power (January 27, 2014)

Steven Newcomb discusses how a system of domination and subordination is keeping First Nations out of the decision-making process in Canada.

Marc Simmons: Spanish diplomacy with Comanche Nation (January 27, 2014)

Marc Simmons discusses how Spanish officials attempted diplomatic relations with the Comanche Nation is present-day New Mexico.

Review: 'Drunktown's Finest' gives window into Navajo life (January 27, 2014)

The Hollywood Reporter finds some effective story-telling in Drunktown's Finest, the debut film from Navajo filmmaker Sydney Freeland.

Column: Alaska Native guides offered lessons in rural living (January 27, 2014)

Writer shares story of Native guides who helped an Orthodox priest conduct his business in rural villages in Alaska.

Editorial: School on reservation deserves better treatment (January 27, 2014)

Montana newspaper says community deserves answers about a public school on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation that remains unfinished after a $5.6 million project.

Simon Moya-Smith: The Native guy who dates white women (January 27, 2014)

Simon Moya-Smith hangs out with a Native friend who only dates one type of woman.

Charles Kader: Medical marijuana plan might help out tribes (January 27, 2014)

Charles Kader discusses a proposal to allow hospitals in New York to dispense medical marijuana and how it could affect tribes.

Native Sun News: Power lines cross North Dakota sacred site (January 27, 2014)

Officials and activists are encouraging more public input on updated draft plans for new power lines that would cross the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield area and sacred Tahca WaKutepi Paha site.

Clara Caufield: Comments from Northern Cheyenne Country (January 27, 2014)

I tell this story as it was told to me. But, it’s not a story, rather it is the tragic truth about how too many Native American women on reservations live.

Tim Giago: The great escape from the Indian mission school (January 27, 2014)

My friend Pete Cummings and I had never seen any movies about great escapes so we had no prior knowledge about how to approach such an event.