Residential school survivors want testimony kept confidential (May 15, 2014)

Stories of abuse could be made public by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Report urges additional funds for wildfires and forestry at BIA (May 15, 2014)

The agency needs another $100 million and another 800 employees to ensure tribal and Indian forest lands are protected.

Report released into death of boy on reserve in Saskatchewan (May 15, 2014)

Six-year-old boy was killed and authorities said a 10-year-old boy was to blame.

Alaska Native man pleads not guilty to stealing from nonprofits (May 15, 2014)

Robert W. Loescher accused of stealing $21,500 from two Alaska Native organizations.

Cherokee Nation Businesses chooses executive vice president (May 15, 2014)

Cherokee Nation Businesses has a new executive vice president as the search for a CEO continues.

Oklahoma woman charged for near fatal beating of 3-year-old (May 15, 2014)

Lisa Botone initially told police from the Absentee Shawnee Tribe that someone broke into her home on the day the girl was severely injured.

USDA Blog: Ft. McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe airs concerns (May 15, 2014)

The Department of Agriculture took its Farm Bill Road Show to the Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe in Nevada.

Sault Tribe leaders bar newspaper from special board meeting (May 15, 2014)

The Soo Evening News was ordered to leave a meeting that was being recorded.

Judge won't let rival factions of Caddo Nation manage programs (May 15, 2014)

Accounting statements submitted to the Court of Indian Offenses might indicate mismanagement of tribal funds.

DNA of girl found in Mexico linked to present-day Native people (May 15, 2014)

Even though researchers say the girl did not physically resemble modern-day Natives, DNA testing showed that she shared similar genes.

New Mexico lawmakers dispute Navajo Nation water rights deal (May 15, 2014)

New Mexico lawmakers say a water rights settlement with the Navajo Nation was not properly approved.

Voters of Red Lake Nation choose Darrell Seki as new chairman (May 15, 2014)

Darrell G. Seki defeated incumbent Chairman Floyd Jourdain by a vote of 1907 to 1284.

Protesters face charges for ride through archaeological site in Utah (May 15, 2014)

As many as 40 to 50 people on ATVS rode through Recapture Canyon, an area held sacred by Paiute tribes.

Disenrolled members of Berry Creek Rancheria fight indictment (May 15, 2014)

Two dozen people who have been charged for a protest at the Berry Creek Rancheria in California are seeking to have the indictment dismissed.

Hospital reports Native family for using traditional treatments (May 15, 2014)

Children's Aid Society plans to meet with leaders of the New Credit First Nation to discuss treatment for 11-year-old girl who suffers from leukemia.

Mary Pember: Ojibwe women pray for most polluted river in US (May 15, 2014)

Mary Annette Pember explains why Ojibwe women are walking the Ohio River.

Senate confirms Diane Humetewa as a federal judge in Arizona (May 15, 2014)

Diane Humetewa is the first Native woman in the federal judiciary.

Dozens of Indian activists on trial over deadly protests in 2009 (May 15, 2014)

Indigenous rights leader Alberto Pizango is among those who are accused of killing police officers during a blockade.

Authorities find radio legend Casey Kasem in Washington state (May 15, 2014)

He wasn't on a reservation as his daughter suspected.

Tim Giago: We have lost too many great leaders in recent years (May 15, 2014)

We saw the passing of Billy Frank, Jr., a man who stood up for Indian rights when it wasn’t a popular thing to do.