Snoqualmie Tribe donates $150K to Indian center in Seattle (February 5, 2014)

The Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington is donating $150,000 to the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center in Seattle.

A Tribe Called Red launches tour and prepares for new album (February 5, 2014)

A Tribe Called Red kicks off its Turtle Island Tour tomorrow as it prepares to record a new album.

Ponca Tribe to host swearing-in ceremony for appellate court (February 5, 2014)

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is establishing an appellate court.

BLM still working on draft report for Agua Caliente land swap (February 5, 2014)

The Bureau of Land Management is still working on a long-delayed swap with the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of California.

Scott McKie: Charles Curtis was the first Indian vice president (February 5, 2014)

Charles Curtis was the first -- and so far, the only -- American Indian to serve as vice president of the United States.

Oklahoma city wants tribes to pay taxes on non-Indian sales (February 5, 2014)

The city of Shawnee, Oklahoma, is asking four tribes to collect taxes on the sale of goods to non-Indians.

County cites Big Lagoon in audit of Poarch Creek trust lands (February 5, 2014)

A county in Alabama is citing the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California in a bid to audit lands held in trust for the Poarch Creek Band of Indians.

WPM: Grant helps Eastern Shoshone Tribe fight heart disease (February 5, 2014)

A $238,900 grant will help the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming fight heart disease on the Wind River Reservation.

Audio from House subcommittee's hearing on two tribal bills (February 5, 2014)

The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs holds a hearing this afternoon on two bills

Senate panel approves Keith Harper nomination for UN post (February 5, 2014)

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve in an ambassador-rank post.

GAO report finds inconsistency in coal leases on federal land (February 5, 2014)

The federal government could be missing out on millions of dollars in coal revenues due to inconsistent leasing practices, the Government Accountability Office said in a report.

Native Sun News: Farm Bill includes heavy cut to food stamps (February 5, 2014)

After a three-year battle Congress passed a new version of the Farm Bill. The bill, which now heads to the Senate, will see a cut to the aid that low income families receive.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe ties woman's death to fuel crisis (February 5, 2014)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe declared a state of emergency due to a propane fuel crisis but it was too late to help an woman on the reservation.

Congress sends Farm Bill to President Obama for signature (February 5, 2014)

Congress gave final approval to H.R.2642, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, on Thursday, after nearly four years of debate.

Land taken from Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes gets new project (February 5, 2014)

It looks like the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma won't be seeing the return of their ancestral land soon.

T.W. Shannon, Chickasaw Nation citizen, running for Senate (February 5, 2014)

T.W. Shannon, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, is running for the open U.S. Senate seat in Oklahoma.

Community in Minnesota produces Ojibwe Olympic athletes (February 5, 2014)

A small town near the Red Lake Nation in northern Minnesota has produced eight Olympic athletes, including two Ojibwe stars.

Mark Trahant: 'Replacement' for Obamacare eliminates IHCIA (February 5, 2014)

On a tribal bulletin board this week these chilling words were posted: 'Due to budget issues, Contract Health Service will be on Priority One until further notice.'