Fired Oglala Sioux Tribe police officer indicted for taser incident (August 26, 2014)
Rebecca M. Sotherland was charged with deprivation of rights under color of law and assault with a dangerous weapon for an incident that drew widespread condemnation in Indian Country.
7th Circuit bars tribal jurisdiction in Indian payday loan dispute (August 26, 2014)
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has revived a class action lawsuit against a defunct Indian payday lender after finding a lack of tribal court jurisdiction in the case.
Non-recognized tribe in Texas hails ruling in eagle feather case (August 26, 2014)
The court held that the Interior Department failed to explain why Indians who are members of non-recognized tribes can't possess eagle feathers.
Proposal filed for Wampanoag language public charter school (August 26, 2014)
The school plans to start classes with kindergarten and first-grade students.
Opinion: Montana tribe deserves managing role for bison range (August 26, 2014)
Tom France of the National Wildlife Federation says the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes deserve a management role at the National Bison Range in Montana.
Jodi Lee Spotted Bear: Supporting Native language immersion (August 26, 2014)
Native journalist Jodi Lee Spotted Bear calls for passage of the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois on both sides for War of 1812 (August 26, 2014)
Iroquois on both sides of the Canada-US border were drawn into the War of 1812.
Mississippi Choctaw family believes same person behind crimes (August 26, 2014)
Jonis Keith Joe was stabbed to death on the reservation sometime on August 15.
Hoopa Valley Tribe takes action due to large number of arsons (August 26, 2014)
With 30 human-caused fires so far this year, the reservation ranks among the top five in terms of arson.
Gila River Indian Community mourns loss of first female leader (August 26, 2014)
Mary Thomas served two terms as the tribe's governor and twice as lieutenant governor.
Law school in Colorado sets conference on sovereign immunity (August 26, 2014)
Indian law experts will discuss immunity in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community.
Rival factions unite in takeover attempt within Chukchansi Tribe (August 26, 2014)
Another day, another leadership drama within the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California.
Darlene Miller seeks to be first female Seneca Nation president (August 26, 2014)
Miller is a tribal council member and is former director of the Seneca Nation Health Systems.
Tribes use reservations to restore rare and endangered species (August 26, 2014)
Tribes in Montana and South Dakota are keeping rare and endangered species alive thanks to their preservation efforts.
Heather Kendall-Miller: GOP candidate a threat to Native rights (August 26, 2014)
Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan’s record is clear: he is a staunch opponent of Native rights.
Sen. Jon Tester to hold session on trafficking in Indian Country (August 26, 2014)
The public is invited to the session, which takes place at the Fort Peck Community College in Montana.
Jose Barreiro: Indigenous leaders hold historic meeting in Cuba (August 26, 2014)
Jose Barreiro discusses a meeting of indigenous leaders from across the Americas in Cuba.
Native Sun News: Tribes take on Air Force over expansion plan (August 26, 2014)
During a historic meeting, the Coalition of Large Tribes, the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council and the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association have banded together to support the Northern Cheyenne Tribe in protecting culturally significant sites and reservation lands.
Charles Trimble: Pine Ridge -- the Hollywood of Indian Country (August 26, 2014)
Now comes Pine Ridge, the up-and-coming HollyRez of Indian Country.
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