Oglala Sioux leader and educator Gerald One Feather passes on (August 22, 2014)
Gerald One Feather was the youngest president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and a leader in the tribal college movement.
Indigenous Fine Arts Market kicks off big weekend in New Mexico (August 22, 2014)
More than 1,400 Native artists are showcasing their talents at two big markets this weekend as part of an annual ritual that draws more than 100,000 people to Santa Fe.
Washington Post: Editorial board will no longer use R-word 'slur' (August 22, 2014)
The Washington Post explains why it will no longer use the name of the local NFL team except when it is essential.
Melanie Yazzie: Border town violence connected to colonization (August 22, 2014)
Melanie Yazzie explores the murders of three Navajo Nation men in Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico.
President of Navajo Nation bans smoking in executive buildings (August 22, 2014)
The executive order bars commercial tobacco in all interior spaces and within 25 feet of entrances, windows and ventilation systems
Gyasi Ross: Native people are all too familiar with police brutality (August 22, 2014)
Gyasi Ross explains why the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer resonates among Native people.
Ray Young Bear: No tribal member wants to be known by R-word (August 22, 2014)
Ray Young Bear, a member of the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa, discusses the Washington NFL team name.
Brandon Ecoffey: Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler is a fast-rising star (August 22, 2014)
Finding accurate portrayals of Native people on any media format is often a difficult task to accomplish.
Three Indian artists selected as NEA's National Heritage Fellows (August 22, 2014)
A Mohawk basketweaver, an Odawa quillworker and an Omaha singer will be honored next month in Washington, D.C.
Cowlitz Tribe pays $1.4M for building to be used as medical office (August 22, 2014)
The 13,700 square-foot building will be used for mental health services.
Recently recognized Tejon Tribe to close enrollment next month (August 22, 2014)
Membership is based on a roll from December 1915, according to a legal notice that was published in The Los Angeles Times.
Native Sun News: Indian farmers question Keepseagle attorneys (August 22, 2014)
The plaintiffs of the historic Keepseagle lawsuit that pitted the Native American farmers and ranchers against the United States Department of Agriculture are now questioning the reliability of their own counsel.
Matthew Murguia: The facts are clear on Washington NFL mascot (August 22, 2014)
Longtime federal government employee explains why the Washington NFL team must eliminate its racist mascot.
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