Chumash Tribe contributes $225K toward new ice skate arena (February 3, 2015)

The tribe's name will appear on the scoreboard for the main rink at the facility.

Chickasaw Nation citizens start purchasing tribal vehicle tags (February 3, 2015)

Elder Pauline Brown, a Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame inductee, was among the first in line.

Bill requires law degree to join Navajo Nation Supreme Court (February 3, 2015)

The change could enable the court to exercise expanded authority under the Tribal Law and Order Act and the Violence Against Women Act.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation making strides in health care (February 3, 2015)

As I have said time and time again, no issue is more important for the Cherokee Nation and our future than access to quality health care.

San Carlos Apache Tribe to hold spiritual march to sacred site (February 3, 2015)

The 40-mile walk and gathering will highlight opposition to a copper mine on sacred lands used for food, medicinal gathering and ceremonies.

Seminole Tribe drops second attempt to join banking industry (February 3, 2015)

Two deals to acquire banks have now fallen through.

Fires strike buildings owned by Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (February 3, 2015)

The tribal courthouse, the tribal newspaper office and a maintenance barn were damaged and another building was intentionally damaged by a vehicle.

Investigation into mistreatment of Indian students drags out (February 3, 2015)

The police chief in Rapid City, South Dakota, is warning that the investigation could take 'weeks' to resolve.

Company claims major interest in marijuana in Indian Country (February 3, 2015)

CEO of Foxbarry Companies said he's been contacted by more than 100 tribes.

RNS: Critics question sainthood for the 'Columbus of California' (February 3, 2015)

Serra’s sharpest critics say he was part of an imperial conquest that beat and enslaved Native Americans, raped their women, and destroyed their culture by forcing them to abandon their traditional language, diet, dress and other customs and rites.

Native Sun News: Remembering rodeo legend Jackson Sundown (February 3, 2015)

His story, mythical; his image, immortalized in bronze and stone; his flamboyant attire, replicated by Pendleton; his dashing good looks, preserved on footage in a documentary; his epic adventures, chronicled in books.

Michael Paul Hill: Save sacred Apache lands from exploitation (February 3, 2015)

Why do they want to expand mining at a time when global warming is the hot topic of the day? Money is what they want.

Indian school construction put back on track with latest budget (February 3, 2015)

Construction of new schools in Indian Country is back on track after more than a decade of neglect and mixed signals.

Gabe Galanda: The legal consequences of tribal disenrollments (February 3, 2015)

Although disenrollment fundamentally converts Indians to non-Indians, offending tribes fail to appreciate that disenrollment also erodes the very sovereignty and territorial jurisdiction that Indian Country has fought so hard to restore.