Man charged with homicide over death on Seminole Reservation (October 6, 2014)
Neither the victim nor the suspect are tribal members.
Law Article: Clash of competing sovereigns in tribal lending case (October 6, 2014)
Attorneys discuss decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affecting tribal online loan businesses.
Indian community in Colombia in mourning after lightning strike (October 6, 2014)
According to news reports, at least 11 people, including children, and at least 14 were injured.
Earthquake reported on reservation of Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (October 6, 2014)
A spokesperson, however, said there were no reports of activity from reservation residents.
Editorial: BIA shouldn't weaken standards for federal recognition (October 6, 2014)
Newspaper claims the federal recognition process at the Bureau of Indian Affairs has been working for the past 35 years and doesn't need to be reformed.
Mary Pember: Shelter on Rosebud Reservation shares in grant (October 6, 2014)
The White Buffalo Calf Woman Society is receiving $400,000 from the Department of Justice.
DOI sends $298M in offers to landowners on Crow Reservation (October 6, 2014)
Responses to the offers are due by November 21.
Mark Trahant: Indian health system is on the ballot this election (October 6, 2014)
Even in Indian Country. If you look at funding prospects for the Indian health systems, then the Affordable Care Act is the only route that leads to more funding.
Jay Daniels: BIA's rights-of-way process remains complicated (October 6, 2014)
Discussing proposed changes to rights-of-way regulations at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Supreme Court asks DOJ for views in Mississippi Choctaw case (October 6, 2014)
The Dollar General corporation is trying to avoid tribal court jurisdiction.
Wendell George: Tribes come full circle with self-determination (October 6, 2014)
A conversation with Little Joe about sovereignty, self-determination and the trust responsibility.
Peter d'Errico: Washington NFL team name rooted in colonialism (October 6, 2014)
Exploring the campaign against the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.
Brandon Ecoffey: Let's put stereotypes of Indian people to rest (October 6, 2014)
This state has a ton of wonderful people but if you looked at some of the policies that are in place here you might think of South Dakota as the Alabama of the north.
Charles Trimble: Notah Begay and Billy Mills are heroes off field (October 6, 2014)
It seems sometimes that there aren’t heroes like the ones we had when I was growing up on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Tim Giago: Native Americans follow the spirit of the sacred pipe (October 6, 2014)
All we, as Native Americans, can do is vote for the person we truly believe will step up to the plate and convince Congress to do the same for its indigenous people.
DaShanne Stokes: Anti-Indian racism is everywhere in America (October 6, 2014)
The Washington NFL team's mascot is just one example of anti-Indian racism in America today.
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