IHS and IRS simplify tax exemption issue for Indian descendants (September 24, 2014)
Patients who are eligible for care through the IHS, urban Indian organizations and tribal providers will be able to be claim an exemption through the tax filing process.
Navajo Nation court to hear language issue affecting candidate (September 24, 2014)
Chris Deschene has made repeated Navajo-language gaffes on the campaign trail, according to a Navajo-speaking reporter.
ShoBan leader reportedly called sheriff's deputies 'Indian killers' (September 24, 2014)
Tensions flared when local law enforcement responded to the reservation to deal with an armed man.
Osage Nation to avoid FedEx due to association with NFL team (September 24, 2014)
The company pays for the naming rights to the stadium where the team plays and its president is a member of the team’s ownership group.
Opinion: Town sends wrong message with street after R-word (September 24, 2014)
Writer praises leaders of the Penobscot Nation for asking a town on Maine to get rid of a street named after an offensive slur.
Walt Lamar: Say thanks to Elouise Cobell for stepping up for us (September 24, 2014)
Walt Lamar thanks the late Elouise Cobell for holding the federal government accountable for the mismanagement of Indian trust funds.
Trust fund settlements with tribes hit $2.61B mark under Obama (September 24, 2014)
The administration has negotiated agreements with 80 tribes.
Native Sun News: Listen to the Eyapaha at your next pow-wow (September 24, 2014)
Every year around Indian Country thousands of Indian people celebrate their connections to tradition and spirituality, to the Earth and to one another, in a social, personal and spiritual meeting: the Powwow.
Steve Russell: Crime gods continue to demand human sacrifices (September 24, 2014)
Steve Russell discusses problems with the death penalty in the American justice system.
Six people indicted as Guardians Project continues in Montana (September 24, 2014)
A husband and wife at Rocky Boy's, along with a husband and wife and their two children from Fort Peck, are the latest to be snared by federal prosecutors.
Tribes from US and Canada sign historic treaty to protect bison (September 24, 2014)
The Buffalo Treaty was signed on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana.
DC Council considers bill to ban race-based mascots at schools (September 24, 2014)
A handful of public schools in the nation's capital retain 'Indians' and 'Warriors' mascots.
Review: NMAI treaties exhibit exposes historical tragedies in US (September 24, 2014)
A review of Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations, a new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian.
Interview with Sarah Deer about violence against Native women (September 24, 2014)
Mary Hudetz interviews attorney and professor Sarah Deer about her work to prevent violence against Native women.
Mark Trahant: Take the Native Vote challenge this election cycle (September 24, 2014)
The Native Vote Challenge begins today. You already know the drill.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux athletes make the jump to college (September 24, 2014)
This year two athletes from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, each possessing unlimited potential, are experiencing the highs and lows of being 'redshirted.'
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Top Stories1. Key Republican revives bill to strip Bureau of Indian Affairs of recognition powers
2. California Tribal College names Blackfeet Nation citizen Billie Jo Kipp as president
3. Democracy Now: Judges try to end legal defense program for #NoDAPL resisters
4. Mark Trahant: States complain to Senate about the burdens of Indian health care
5. Dakota Access enters settlement for 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts
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