A Tribe Called Red releases free remix of Buffy Sainte-Marie track (July 2, 2015)

The Native DJs are showing some love to the legendary musician and activist.

Chippewa Cree Tribe elects Ken St. Marks as chair for fourth time (July 2, 2015)

Rivals have removed Ken St. Marks from office three times but keeps wining the support of the people.

Editorial: Gila River Indian Community to blame for highway path (July 2, 2015)

The best way to avoid altering South Mountain would have been to route the highway through the Gila River reservation.

Duwamish Tribe rejected for federal recognition for a third time (July 2, 2015)

A victory in court did not lead to federal status for the tribe that counts Chief Si’ahl, the namesake of Seattle, as an ancestor.

Pamunkey Tribe wins final federal recognition decision from BIA (July 2, 2015)

The tribe is the first in Virginia to complete the federal acknowledgment process.

BIA accused of blocking road access on New Mexico reservation (July 2, 2015)

Non-Indian homeowners claim they have a right to use roads that cross through the reservation of San Ildefonso Pueblo.

Chickasaw Nation hails selection of permanent Indian law chair (July 2, 2015)

Lindsay Robertson more than 25 years of experience in Indian law and serves as a tribal court judge.

Bois Forte Band expands economy with second Tim Hortons Cafe (July 2, 2015)

The Canadian-based fast casual restaurant is known for its coffee and doughnuts.

Marc Simmons: Legend of Catholic priest saved by grateful tribe (July 2, 2015)

Here and there in the scattered Pueblo towns, religious leaders plotted a new rebellion.

Mississippi Choctaw leader comes out on top in unofficial results (July 2, 2015)

Phyllis Anderson appears to have won a second term as chief of the Mississippi tribe.

Sen. McCain deemed responsible for land swap at sacred Oak Flat (July 2, 2015)

The provision was tucked in a 1,648-page bill that was approved in the final days of the last session of Congress.

Brandon Ecoffey: Delivering stories that matter to Indian Country (July 2, 2015)

In the world of journalism, praise is limited, and critiques are a dime a dozen.

Lakota Country Times: Newspaper takes home top honors at NAJA (July 2, 2015)

In what some may have deemed an upset, Lakota Country Times put on quite a showing at this year’s Native American Journalist’s Association National Native Media awards.

Native Sun News: Lakota riders complete journey to Little Bighorn (July 2, 2015)

About 80 young riders and support crew from Pine Ridge participated in the 24th annual trek, in solemn observation of the 139th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Ivan Star: Creating a culturally appropriate economy at Pine Ridge (July 2, 2015)

Pine Ridge is still in need of regular demographic polls or surveys to keep up on our economy. If we are to improve our joblessness, then we need solid data.

David Shorter: Learning not to speak on behalf of Native people (July 2, 2015)

I’m not an Indian. It’s okay.

Elizabeth Hawksworth: Being patriotic and being Native in Canada (July 2, 2015)

Natives often have issues with patriotism because so much of Canada was built on colonialism and on fear, trickery, and massacre.

Micah Armstrong: My blood quantum does not make me less of an Indian (July 2, 2015)

I may be pale-skinned, but I honor my traditions through the telling of my people’s stories, by speaking my people’s language and even by creating the traditional art.