Teens accused of killing homeless Navajo men in New Mexico (July 21, 2014)
A fellow Navajo man witnessed part of the brutal attack.
James Garner, actor with Cherokee heritage, passes on at 86 (July 21, 2014)
Star of TV and film was proud of his tribal ancestry, which came from his mother.
Shoni Schimmel earns most valuable player at WNBA All-Stars (July 21, 2014)
She scored a record-breaking 29 points during the game.
Editorial: No rubes at Quechan Nation in saying no to NFL team (July 21, 2014)
Arizona newspaper says Quechan Nation refused to sell their souls to the Original Americans Foundation.
Unsettled Ch. 23: Passamaquoddy leader indicted for stealing (July 21, 2014)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story bout the corruption indictment of Bobby Newell, a former leader of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.
Al Jazeera: Advocates seek inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA (July 21, 2014)
Al Jazeera reports on efforts to include Alaska Natives in the tribal jurisdiction provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.
Daily Beast: Native lacrosse players encounter racism on field (July 21, 2014)
Lacrosse stars from the Onondaga Nation of New York say racism from fellow players and fans is common.
Sergeant Frederick Albert Riggenbach was killed in the line of duty on January 26, 2013.
Lytton Band donates $1M to bolster land-into-trust application (July 21, 2014)
The tribe wants 124 acres placed in trust for a housing project, a cultural center and other purposes.
More people turn in human remains to Washington authorities (July 21, 2014)
The well-publicized discovery of an Indian child's remains in a donation box has prompted other people to turn in bones.
James Rawlings: Connecticut tries to deny tribal recognition (July 21, 2014)
James Rawlings, the chairman of the Connecticut Native American Inter Tribal Urban Council, criticizes Connecticut for opposing federal recognition reforms.
Native Sun News: Paper takes home awards at NAJA meeting (July 21, 2014)
Native Sun News continued its hot streak in taking home three writing prizes at the Native American Journalists Association’s 2014 media awards.
Editorial: A landmark decision for tribal sovereignty in Alaska (July 21, 2014)
Newspaper comments on decision that recognizes tribal court authority in Indian Child Welfare Act cases.
Native Sun News: Tribes seek final judgment in ICWA dispute (July 21, 2014)
Lawyers working on behalf of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, the Rosebud Sioux tribe and four Native American families have asked a court to issue a judgment.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk Nation endures 800-plus years (July 21, 2014)
The Mohawk Nation Council is a democratically based governing entity established over 800 years ago and is the founding member of the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy.
Charles Trimble: No longer a Wannabee with Oglala tribal ID (July 21, 2014)
For many years I have been strutting around posing as a real Oglala, looking askance and sneering at the masses of less-fortunate tribesmen who are not lucky enough to claim such royal blood.
Tim Giago: Treat alcoholism and drug addictions as diseases (July 21, 2014)
The consumption of alcohol and the use of drugs is a disease and it must be attacked as a disease.
Opinion: Warfare caused genocide among New England tribes (July 21, 2014)
Researcher argues that warfare, not disease imported by European settlers, was the real cause for genocide.
Travis Armstrong: Newspaper unfairly targets Morongo Band (July 21, 2014)
Travis Armstrong criticizes California newspaper for questioning the Morongo Band of Mission Indians about water usage.
Ryan Bellerose: Indigenous people win with truth on our side (July 21, 2014)
Activist Ryan Bellrose says it's an interesting time to be an indigenous person.
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