The police chief was fired for failing to manage towing and storage fees for vehicles that have been impounded.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe records high levels of bacteria in river (July 31, 2014)
Full body contact with water is to be avoided at two locations along the Chippewa River.
Proposed bill targets 'halfbreed' and 'breed' names in Montana (July 31, 2014)
A consultant for the Little Shell Tribe counted 17 place names in the state.
Matika Wilbur continues photo trip throughout Indian Country (July 31, 2014)
Matika Wilbur hopes Project 562 helps dispel stereotypes about Native people.
2nd Circuit protects Cayuga Nation from foreclosure proceeding (July 31, 2014)
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community is starting to trickle down.
Erik Stegman: Racist mascots continue to hurt our Native youth (July 31, 2014)
Erik Stegman of the Center for American Progress discusses how racist mascots hurt Native youth.
Fact Checker: Three Pinocchios for Washington team's new site (July 31, 2014)
New site leaves out 'inconvenient' facts about the NFL team's mascot.
KUOW: Tightening the screws on tribal payday loan operations (July 31, 2014)
KUOW looks into the payday lending industry in Indian Country.
Tribes participate in 400-mile journey from Colorado to Arizona (July 31, 2014)
The Running in Beauty for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation takes runners through tribal lands in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.
Sen. Tester questions void in leadership at IHS regional offices (July 31, 2014)
Four of the 12 regions lack permanent directors, with vacancies in two regions dating to 2011.
Column: Revisiting Johnny Cash's classic Indian rights recording (July 31, 2014)
A new generation of artists has revisited Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian, the 1964 concept album from the late Johnny Cash.
Opinion: Native Americans shackled in poverty by federal policy (July 31, 2014)
Writer wants to know why the first Americans aren't enjoying the wealth from their lands.
Notah Begay to be inducted into Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame (July 31, 2014)
The Navajo / Pueblo golfer helped lead the team to the national championships in 1994.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (July 31, 2014)
There was little discussion on the bills as all were non-controversial.
Native Sun News: Lawmakers seek distribution of Cobell checks (July 31, 2014)
Senator John Walsh (D-MT) and Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced a bill last week that would streamline the Cobell Land Buy-Back program and the payment of the second and long awaited Cobell settlement payments.
David Wilkins: Finding some common ground on disenrollments (July 31, 2014)
Professor David E. Wilkins reflects on the disenrollment controversy within the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.
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