Crow Reservation murder defendant held in psychiatric facility (August 6, 2014)
Sheldon Bernard Chase, 25, is accused of murdering his grandmother, his cousin and his cousin's boyfriend in October 2011
7th Circuit sets oral arguments in Ojibwe night hunting lawsuit (August 6, 2014)
Tribal members want to exercise their treaty rights by hunting deer at night on ceded lands.
Second chief from Muscogee Nation charged for embezzlement (August 6, 2014)
Roger Dana Barnett is accused of stealing about $150,000 from the tribe.
First Nation group finishes 435-mile walk for cancer awareness (August 6, 2014)
About 50 marchers made the journey from the reserve to Manitoba's capital.
San Manuel Band donates $60K to support symphony concerts (August 6, 2014)
The money will be used to sponsor two concerts during the symphony’s 2014-2015 season.
Another state failed to consult tribe about changes in Medicaid (August 6, 2014)
Officials claim they were told they didn't have to consult the Pokagon Band.
Puyallup Tribe starts doctor residency program on reservation (August 6, 2014)
The tribe is taking advantage of a program in the Affordable Care Act that's due to expire next year.
Oglala Sioux family seeks justice over loved one's death in 2009 (August 6, 2014)
Billy Red Bear was finally laid to rest on the Pine Ridge Reservation in June.
Former Colville chair Joe Pakootas wins Democratic nomination (August 6, 2014)
Pakootas will face incumbent Rep. Cathy McMorris, a Republican, in the general election.
Navajo Nation seeks comments on airport system master plan (August 6, 2014)
Four airports and one airstrip are located on the New Mexico and Arizona portions of the reservation.
Lytton Band confident of approval of land-into-trust application (August 6, 2014)
The application for 124 acres has been pending for more than six years.
Tule River Tribe pushing for approval of water reservoir project (August 6, 2014)
Congress has failed to act on a bill to authorize a water reservoir for the tribe.
Kevin Cummings: Native people deserve better on our own land (August 6, 2014)
Kevin Cummings, the founder of Council FIRE, says Native people deserve a shot at the American dream.
Ex-player claims Alabama-Coushatta Tribe honored by mascot (August 6, 2014)
Mark Moseley is being paid by the Washington NFL team to support the racist mascot.
Native Sun News: Senate candidates accept invitation to debate (August 6, 2014)
Native Sun News has teamed up with the United Tribes Technical College in Rapid City to host a senatorial debate.
Andre Cramblit: Dams pose threat to survival of the Karuk Tribe (August 6, 2014)
Andre Cramblit, a member of the Karuk Tribe, calls for the removal of dams on the Salmon and Klamath rivers.
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