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Speaker of Navajo Nation Council fights paid leave in tribal court (April 9, 2014)

Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize remains on paid leave as a tribal court judge weighs whether his removal was legal.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation objects to mediation for sales taxes (April 9, 2014)

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation questioned why the city of Shawnee, Oklahoma, is pursuing mediation over sales taxes.

Men charged for killing trumpeter swan on Flathead Reservation (April 9, 2014)

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes in Montana charged two men for shooting and killing a trumpeter swan on the Flathead Reservation.

Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's education hearing (April 9, 2014)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon on education.

Non-Indian woman drops ICWA case involving Cherokee Nation (April 9, 2014)

A non-Indian woman whose biological daughter was at the center of an Indian Child Welfare Act case has withdrawn a lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the law.

Blog: Matika Wilbur continues photo journey through Indian Country (April 9, 2014)

Matika Wilbur (Tulalip / Swinomish) continues her effort to capture members of nearly every federally recognized tribe in the United States through her Project 562.

Opinion: First Nations aren't standing in the way of development (April 9, 2014)

Writer disputes claim that Native land rights and claims are hindering energy development across Canada.

House Natural Resources Committee sets tribal forestry hearing (April 9, 2014)

The House Natural Resources Committee holds an oversight hearing tomorrow on tribal forestry management.

Native Sun News: Independent basketball grows in Indian Country (April 9, 2014)

The notoriety of the unique passion and style with which Native people play the sport of basketball has grown with the successes of college athletes like Jude and Shoni Schimmel.

Alaska lawmakers weigh Indian Law and Order Commission report (April 9, 2014)

The Alaska House House Community and Regional Affairs Committee held a second hearing into issues presented by the Indian Law and Order Commission.

Troopers investigate filming in public showers in Gwich'in village (April 9, 2014)

The Alaska State Troopers are investigating complaints about filming in the public showers in Venetie, a Gwich'in village.

John Kane: New York governor keeps secret tribal tobacco rules (April 9, 2014)

John Kane says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) won't disclose its tobacco taxation policy despite requests for information dating back years.

Alaska plans to sue DOI over controversial road for Native village (April 9, 2014)

The state of Alaska plans to sue the Obama administration for rejecting a controversial road that would benefit a Native village.

Lalo Alcaraz: 2002 cartoon foretold 'Chief Wahoo' confrontation (April 9, 2014)

Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz notes eerie similarities between his 2002 cartoon and a 2014 protest against the Chief Wahoo mascot.

Mark Trahant: Dueling budget proposals impact Indian programs (April 9, 2014)

All you need to know about the November election is found in dueling documents: Paul Ryan’s budget and the House Democratic alternative.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Indigenous thinking at odds with capitalism (April 9, 2014)

Dina Gilio-Whitaker says tribes must address the limits of capitalism when pursuing economic development.

Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe saw victories on energy (April 9, 2014)

As summarized in the first parts of this series, in about two decades, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe achieved major victories related to area coal development.