Cobell settlement administrator responds to payment delay (April 16, 2014)
With anger mounting in Indian Country, the administrator of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement is responding to concerns raised by members of Congress.
Dean Chavers: Indian journalism owes big debt to Tim Giago (April 16, 2014)
Dr. Dean Chavers, the director of Catching the Dream, praises journalist and publisher Tim Giago.
Virginia tribes question interpretation of treaty fishing rights (April 16, 2014)
The Pamunkey Tribe and the Mattaponi Tribe are questioning a new interpretation of their treaty fishing and hunting rights in Virginia.
Mississippi Choctaws on track to open health facility in 2015 (April 16, 2014)
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians plans to open a new health facility in spring 2015.
First member of Pascua Yaqui Tribe signs to play basketball (April 16, 2014)
A member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona has signed to play basketball for the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Ute Tribe signs five-year agreement with University of Utah (April 16, 2014)
The Ute Tribe and the University of Utah signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the use of the Ute name.
Quinault Nation to reopen lake on reservation to non-Indians (April 16, 2014)
The Quinault Nation of Washington will reopen a lake on the reservation to non-Indians.
City in New York to drop legal battles against Oneida Nation (April 16, 2014)
The city of Oneida, New York, is ending litigation against the Oneida Nation.
Judges from Turtle Mountain Band threatened with removal (April 16, 2014)
The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in North Dakota appears to be in a judicial crisis.
Dry Creek Rancheria to hold disenrollment hearings this week (April 16, 2014)
The Dry Creek Rancheria of California is holding disenrollment proceedings this week
Colorado House passes bill to expand Indian tuition program (April 16, 2014)
The Colorado House passed HB1124, a bill that offers in-state tuition for members of federally recognized tribes with ties to the state.
Hate group plans to protest at Alaska Native Heritage Center (April 16, 2014)
An internationally-known hate group says it will stage a protest at the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage.
Jack Duran: Grindstone Rancheria finally gets a seat at table (April 16, 2014)
Attorney Jack Duran shares a long-overdue victory for the Grindstone Rancheria in California,
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge fighter prepares for next match (April 16, 2014)
Pine Ridge’s David “Bull Dawg” Michaud has not spent much time actually competing in the cage but he has not been idle.
Native Sun News: Little Shell Tribe gets closer to recognition (April 16, 2014)
The Little Shell Band of Chippewa Indians is now beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel.
Letter from Cobell attorneys on second settlement payment (April 16, 2014)
Concerns have recently been expressed that the second payments under the Cobell settlement have not yet been distributed.
Secretary Jewell to deliver commencement address at SIPI (April 16, 2014)
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will deliver the commencement address at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute.
Nicholet Deschine: KTNN accepts 'hush money' for racial slur (April 16, 2014)
Nicholet Deschine wonders why KTNN, the radio station of the Navajo Nation, agreed to be associated with the Original Americans Foundation.
Navajo Code Talker Samuel Smith passes away at age of 88 (April 16, 2014)
Samuel 'Jesse' Smith, a Code Talker from the Navajo Nation, died on Monday
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