Montana to open satellite voting office on Blackfeet Reservation (August 1, 2014)
Tribal members won't have to travel long distances to exercise their voting rights.
BIA officer involved in fatal shooting on Wind River Reservation (August 1, 2014)
The FBI is investigating the incident.
Canada posts reports of salaries earned by First Nations leaders (August 1, 2014)
Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetlem First Nation earned nearly $1 million.
Leadership flap in Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes appears settled (August 1, 2014)
It looks like Gov. Eddie Hamilton is the stable and legitimate leader.
Puyallup fashion designer survives 2nd week on Project Runway (August 1, 2014)
Korina Emmerich said growing up in the powwow circuit continues to inspire her.
Cayuga Nation welcomes 2nd Circuit decision in foreclosure suit (August 1, 2014)
The tribe reportedly owes more than $1million in property taxes.
Report shows dip in Indian Country detention center population (August 1, 2014)
The most overcrowded facility was the Medicine Root Detention Center on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
Chippewa Cree Tribe takes Original Americans Foundation money (August 1, 2014)
Tribal officials see nothing wrong with taking money that supports NFL Washington team's racist mascot.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee supports bills for Nevada tribes (August 1, 2014)
Bills benefit the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians and six other tribes in the state.
Support grows for trail to recognize forced march of Ponca Tribe (August 1, 2014)
The Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail traces the forced removal and return of the Ponca Tribe to Nebraska.
Rep. Young apologizes for grabbing arm of Congressional staffer (August 1, 2014)
A video shows the staffer reacting in pain or shock after his arm was twisted by the lawmaker.
Editorial: BIA fails to explain need for federal recognition reform (August 1, 2014)
California newspaper calls on the Bureau of Indian Affairs to withdraw its Part 83 federal recognition reforms.
Native Sun News: Tribes discuss water concerns at conference (August 1, 2014)
Coinciding with a Great Plains Tribal Water Alliance conference about concerns for the Missouri River and Ogallala Aquifer on July 23-24, the U.S. EPA issued a new Policy on Environmental Justice.
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