Tribes ready to prosecute non-Indians for domestic violence (February 7, 2014)
Three tribes will be able to prosecute non-Indians for domestic violence offenses as part of a pilot project established by the Department of Justice.
Court backs protections for sacred mountain in New Mexico (February 7, 2014)
The New Mexico Supreme Court on Thursday upheld protections for sacred Mount Taylor.
County won't oppose Fort Mojave land-into-trust application (February 7, 2014)
An Arizona county won't challenge a land-into-trust application submitted by the Fort Mojave Tribe.
Blog: Mazacoin set to become first tribal sovereign currency (February 7, 2014)
A project to mine digital currency for the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is underway.
Oregon school district still reviewing Sherman Alexie's book (February 7, 2014)
A public school district in Oregon is still deciding the fate of of an award-winning yet controversial Sherman Alexie book.
Colorado bill clarifies Indian tax exemption for vehicle sales (February 7, 2014)
A bill in the Colorado Legislature clarifies that tribal members whose vehicles are registered in Indian Country are exempt from state sales tax.
Lac du Flambeau Band to use $130K grant for wellness court (February 7, 2014)
The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa received a $130,000 grant from the state of Wisconsin for its wellness court.
Oglala Sioux Tribe considers referendum on legal marijuana (February 7, 2014)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota might get to vote on a referendum to legalize marijuana on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Man from Meskwaki Tribe charged for murdering his parents (February 7, 2014)
A 25-year-old member of the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa has been charged with murdering his parents on the reservation.
Corrine Wilson: Audits serve important role for tribal nations (February 7, 2014)
Accountants Corrine Wilson and Bruce Bleakman explain the importance of audits within a tribal nation.
President Obama to sign Farm Bill with hemp grow provision (February 7, 2014)
Section 7606 of the Farm Bill establishes a pilot program for colleges and state agencies to grow industrial hemp for research purposes.
Native Sun News: Report on Keystone XL stirs Indian Country (February 7, 2014)
Native Americans across the Great Plains vowed to double down on their commitment to block construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline.
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