Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe re-elects Anthony Reider as chair (August 5, 2014)
Tribal members also elected Gordon Jones as secretary over the incumbent.
County claims Nez Perce Tribe owes over $325K in garbage fees (August 5, 2014)
The county says the tribe should have received bills for the last 28 years.
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes eye role at bison range (August 5, 2014)
The third time could be the charm for the tribe's annual funding agreement.
Winnebago Tribe looking to address deficiencies at IHS hospital (August 5, 2014)
The tribe was given a 14-page list of corrections, Chairman John Blackhawk said.
White Mountain Apache baseball player aims for major leagues (August 5, 2014)
Sebastian Kessay recently returned home to Arizona to host a baseball camp for youth.
Bill seeks referendum on term limits for Navajo Nation president (August 5, 2014)
The referendum won't affect the campaign of former two-term president Joe Shirley Jr.
Editorial: Welcome decision to ban faux headdresses at festival (August 5, 2014)
Newspaper welcomes decision to ban ban faux headdresses at the Bass Coast music festival.
Editorial: Holding First Nations leaders accountable for earnings (August 5, 2014)
Newspaper says the First Nations Financial Transparency Act will make Native leaders more accountable to their people.
Blog: Ted Nugent claims to be more Indian than American Indians (August 5, 2014)
Rocker Ted Nugent again blames the media for claiming he made negative comments about Native Americans as he lists all of his 'friends' in Indian Country.
Mark Rogers: Money alone won't fix problems at Veterans Affairs (August 5, 2014)
Mark Rogers welcomes $17 billion plan to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Ted Quasula: NNALEA leader intent on destroying group's image (August 5, 2014)
Ted Quasula calls on the Obama administration to boycott the National Native American Law Enforcement Association because its leader, Gary Edwards, also runs the Original Americans Foundation.
NPR: Grand Canyon developer says plan won't harm sacred sites (August 5, 2014)
NPR reports on a controversial Navajo Nation tourism project at the bottom of Grand Canyon National Park.
Mohegan Tribe set to acquire team in National Lacrosse League (August 5, 2014)
The official announcement will be made at a press conference on Wednesday.
Deadline approaches for buyback on Rosebud Sioux Reservation (August 5, 2014)
Some $50 million in offers were made to 11,000 landowners on the reservation.
Mark Trahant: It's past time to reform the Indian Health Service (August 5, 2014)
As we near the 50th anniversary of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, it’s time to rethink the agency’s structure and demand reform.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne meet for language camp (August 5, 2014)
Free Spirit Campgrounds, a rustic site located at the base of Bear Butte (Noavose to the Cheyenne), was recently purchased by the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
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