BIA employee charged with drunken driving in official vehicle (November 8, 2013)

A Bureau of Indian Affairs has been charged with drunken driving while in his official U.S. government vehicle.

City challenges BIA over trust land acquisition for Ponca Tribe (November 8, 2013)

The city of Bloomfield, Nebraska, is disputing a trust land acquisition for the Ponca Tribe.

Border town cites liquor consumption by Navajos as big issue (November 8, 2013)

The city of Farmington, New Mexico, says liquor consumption by residents of the Navajo Nation is one of the top concerns facing the next police chief.

Column: Shoni Schimmel calls for end to racist sports mascot (November 8, 2013)

Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation who played in the NCAA basketball championships this spring, speaks out against the use of racist mascots in sports.

Billy Frank: Set realistic standards for consumption of seafood (November 8, 2013)

Billy Frank Jr., the chairman of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, discusses water-quality standards in Washington

Economist: Tribes go to war as Ecuador pursues development (November 8, 2013)

Tribes are caught in the crosshairs as Ecuador seeks to boost logging, mining and other development in the Amazons.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to hold election for chairman post (November 8, 2013)

Members of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts will go to the polls on November 17 to elect a chairman.

Cherokee Nation to fight request for $1M in fees in ICWA case (November 8, 2013)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma will fight a request for $1 million in fees in an Indian Child Welfare Act case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk communities face the storm (November 8, 2013)

When Sonkwiateson walked upon the earth he found there was a need to create animated life.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (November 8, 2013)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and hearing next Thursday, November 14.

Appraisal Foundation reviews Cobell land consolidation plans (November 8, 2013)

The Appraisal Foundation, a non-profit created by Congress, reviewed the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations at the request of the Interior Department.

Blackfeet Nation council member pleads guilty in federal court (November 8, 2013)

A council member for the Blackfeet Nation of Montana pleaded guilty in federal court on Thursday after losing a bid to dismiss the charges against him.

Protest against racist mascot draws large crowd in Minnesota (November 8, 2013)

Hundreds of protesters, backed by a slew of politicians, called on the Washington professional football team to eliminate its racist mascot on Thursday.

New York Times: 'By The Book' interview with Sherman Alexie (November 8, 2013)

The New York Times asks Sherman Alexie about his favorite authors, poets and books.

Native Sun News: Remembering Native American Code Talkers (November 8, 2013)

Since the beginning it has been the role of Native men to protect their communities and lands.

Native Sun News: NIEA wraps up annual meet in South Dakota (November 8, 2013)

Rosemary Christensen remembers organizing what would later become the National Conference on Indian Education.