Water agency seeks to join Agua Caliente Band taxation lawsuit (February 20, 2014)
A water agency in southern California is seeking to join a taxation lawsuit filed by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
Washoe Tribe moving forward with project for motocross track (February 20, 2014)
The Washoe Tribe is moving forward with plans to host a motocross track on the Nevada portion of its reservation.
Oglala Sioux Tribe faces questions on management of park land (February 20, 2014)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is facing opposition to its plan to manage the South Unit of the Badlands National Park.
Vice chairman of Colville Tribes resigns following arrest for rape (February 20, 2014)
Ernest Brooks III, the vice chairman of the Colville Tribes of Washington, resigned after being arrested on a rape charge.
Native Sun News: Artists band together for murals at Pine Ridge (February 20, 2014)
With winds gusting up to 55 mph and temperatures in the low 30’s, four artists met up at the L&S Video Store building in Pine Ridge, South Dakota and began painting two large murals.
Tex McDonald: Clearing the air about Chukchansi Tribe's leaders (February 20, 2014)
Tex McDonald says he's the acting chair of the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California.
Former treasurer of Pequot Tribe seeks no prison time for theft (February 20, 2014)
Steven Thomas, a former treasurer of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut, faces sentencing next week on theft charges.
Montana senators back federal recognition for Little Shell Tribe (February 20, 2014)
Montana's two U.S. Senators are supporting federal recognition for the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes take Yellowstone bison (February 20, 2014)
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana have taken 37 bison from Yellowstone National Park.
Sacred property being returned to tribes in Arizona after auction (February 20, 2014)
Two dozen sacred items are being returned to three tribes in Arizona after they were put up for sale in a controversial auction in France.
Sen. Tester, new chairman of SCIA, asks tribes about priorities (February 20, 2014)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), the new chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, visited two reservations in Montana on Wednesday to learn more about tribal concerns.
Nebraska judge strikes down Keystone XL Pipeline approval law (February 20, 2014)
A law that allowed Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R) to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline is unconstitutional, a state judge ruled.
FBI closes case on man who went missing in Wounded Knee '73 (February 20, 2014)
A civil rights activist who went missing during the 1973 occupation at Wounded Knee in South Dakota was killed, according to the FBI.
Uranium contamination on Navajo Nation is worse than thought (February 20, 2014)
Uranium contamination on the Navajo Nation is worse than previously thought, the Environmental Protection Agency confirmed.
Column: Ask Indians what they think about Washington mascot (February 20, 2014)
Columnist says a new poll is needed to find out what Native people think of the racist Washington professional football team's mascot.
Peter d'Errico: Challenges to tribal immunity far from accidental (February 20, 2014)
Peter d'Errico discusses the doctrine of tribal sovereign immunity and why it faces challenges in the federal court system.
Gyasi Ross: Native youth face being victims of white supremacy (February 20, 2014)
Gyasi Ross explains why Native Americans should be worried about yet another fatal shooting of an African-American teen.
Native Sun News: Obama administration skirts Indian preference (February 20, 2014)
Indian Preference is a term that is often misunderstood and is mistakenly identified with Affirmative Action.
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