Native leader won't leave job despite complaints over big salary (August 7, 2014)
Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetlem First Nation said band members continue to support him.
North Dakota tribe seeks to curb losses of natural gas to 'flaring' (August 7, 2014)
Energy companies would have to pay additional royalties for the wasted resources.
Tule River Tribe almost done with work for $16M justice center (August 7, 2014)
The 43,600 square-foot facility will house tribal, local, state and federal authorities.
Indian Country energy development nears $1B mark in revenue (August 7, 2014)
Tribes and individual Indians have seen dramatic rises in royalty payments since the start of the Obama administration.
Hualapai Tribe finishes road to Grand Canyon tourist attraction (August 7, 2014)
Visitors can now enjoy a smooth ride to the Grand Canyon Skywalk.
Yes! Magazine: Cheyenne River Sioux family touts water project (August 7, 2014)
A family from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has an ambitious water conservation plan it wants to spread throughout Indian Country.
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe refutes claim of support for NFL team (August 7, 2014)
Chairman Ronnie Thomas said the tribe supports NCAI and USET in their fight against racist mascots.
Column: Kansas City NFL team reaches out to Indian community (August 7, 2014)
The Chiefs are hoping to avoid a negative battle over the team's use of Indian imagery.
Column: Seeking answers for brutal murders of two Navajo men (August 7, 2014)
Columnist looks at efforts by the Navajo Nation to take care of its people wherever they may live.
University seeks to prevent use of NFL team's name at stadium (August 7, 2014)
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community donated $10 million for the stadium where the team is due to play November 2.
Earth Island Journal: Tribes battle huge $1.5B mine in Wisconsin (August 7, 2014)
Earth Island Journal reports on tribal opposition to the $1.5 billion Gogebic Taconite mine in northern Wisconsin.
Oregon won't pursue charges against Yakama Nation fishermen (August 7, 2014)
Two tribal members were cited for fishing lamprey out of season but they asserted their treaty rights.
Bridgeport Colony chairman confirms complaint against officer (August 7, 2014)
A young member of the Bridgeport Indian Colony was reportedly involved in an incident with a sheriff's deputy.
Don Gentry: Agreements protect sovereignty of Klamath Tribes (August 7, 2014)
Don Gentry, the chairman of the Klamath Tribes of Oregon, explains the need for S.2379, the Klamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act.
Gyasi Ross: Basketball coach understands better than governor (August 7, 2014)
Gyasi Ross sings the praises of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich over fear-mongering Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R).
Peter MacDonald: Code Talkers support language immersion bill (August 7, 2014)
The Navajo Code Talker Association Proudly endorses the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act
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