Chitimacha Tribe replaces embattled ex-chairman with first female leader (August 1, 2017)

Melissa Darden will serve a two-year term as the newly-elected leader of the Chitimacha Tribe.

Osage Nation loses attempt to block county's wind development ordinance (August 1, 2017)

The Osage Nation continues to fight wind energy developments in northeastern Oklahoma despite setbacks in the courts.

Court upholds conviction in Northern Cheyenne domestic violence case (August 1, 2017)

A citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe who was convicted of assaulting his common-law wife has lost an attempt to silence his victim.

Agua Caliente Band water case draws attention in Supreme Court appeal (August 1, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians secured a huge victory in its water rights case earlier this year but the nation's highest court could overturn the ruling.

Mapuche chef brings indigenous flavors from South America to California (August 1, 2017)

Carlos Leiva, an indigenous chef from South America, is expanding his food operation in Los Angeles, California.

First Nations are getting into the marijuana game amid uncertainty in U.S. (August 1, 2017)

While only a handful of tribes in the United States have successfully entered the marijuana industry, the picture looks a lot different just across the border.

Mark Trahant: Let's provide Medicaid health care coverage for everyone (August 1, 2017)

Employer-based insurance must go away. It’s not sustainable, Mark Trahant writes for YES! Magazine.

Acclaimed 'Rumble' documentary shares Indian influence in popular music (August 1, 2017)

A new documentary about the influence of Indian musicians in popular music is playing in theaters in the United States and Canada.

Protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears lifted as tribes seek day in court (August 1, 2017)

The Crow Tribe, the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, along with tribal religious leaders, are fighting the Trump administration's decision to lift protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.

Cronkite News: Trump ally found guilty of contempt in racial profiling case (August 1, 2017)

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is guilty of criminal contempt for deliberately defying a court order arising from a racial profiling case, a federal judge in Arizona ruled.

Steve Russell: Fake Indians make money by claiming 'Cherokee' ancestry (August 1, 2017)

The right to monetize a tribal name is a collective right, not an individual one, Steve Russell writes on Indian Country Media Network.