Native cousins excited for roles as extras on 'Portlandia' show (August 6, 2015)

Leah Arcand and Joi Arcand drew the attention of producers after posting pictures of themselves dressed like some of the characters in the show.

Navajo Nation delays certification of language fluency election (August 6, 2015)

Tribal members last month approved a referendum to ease the language standards for presidential and vice presidential candidates.

Oklahoma tribes stand out in movement for marriage equality (August 6, 2015)

At least 10 tribes in the state prevent their citizens from joining same-sex unions.

Elder of Passamaquoddy Tribe who started recall was arrested (August 6, 2015)

Mary Creighton, 72, was hauled off to jail by tribal police after she started recalls against two top leaders.

Mississippi Choctaw man who was murdered in jail laid to rest (August 6, 2015)

Rexdale Henry, 53, was a tribal activist whose death is being blamed on another inmate.

Tribes in Northern California protest federal water management (August 6, 2015)

The Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Yurok Tribe fear another disastrous fish kill like the one in 2002 that left 68,000 salmon dead.

Winnebago Tribe upset with IHS over loss of funds at hospital (August 6, 2015)

Tribal leaders didn't know the hospital lost its Medicare funding until they read about it in the local paper.

Portland Art Museum to return medicine bundles to Crow Tribe (August 6, 2015)

The sacred items will be had been donated to the museum by a collector.

North Dakota tribe breaks ground on $5M housing development (August 6, 2015)

The Red Hawk Estates will feature a 36-unit apartment building to ease housing conditions in New Town.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation signs $5M agreement with university (August 6, 2015)

Up to 60 students will be able to attend St. Gregory's University in Shawnee without paying tuition.

New search made in case of missing Grand Traverse Band teen (August 6, 2015)

Augustine 'Auggie' Floyd, age 18, was last seen on October 12. 2007.

Democrats call for hate crimes law after attack on Indian men (August 6, 2015)

One member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe was murdered and another was left with serious injuries after both were shot in the head by a non-Indian assailant.

Lawmakers raise tribal concerns in genetic foods controversy (August 6, 2015)

The Republican-led House defeated a proposal that would have recognized tribal authority over genetically modified foods.

Young member of Mohegan Tribe directs key festival production (August 6, 2015)

Madeline Sayet was selected as a Champion of Change by the White House in 2011.

Poll shows support for placing image of Sacagawea on $10 bill (August 6, 2015)

The Lemhi Shoshone woman who assisted the Lewis and Clark expedition came in third in a national survey.

Native Sun News: Newspaper makes its case after mayor's cut (August 6, 2015)

Native Sun News General Manager – Jackie Giago made her case in support of keeping the city council meeting minutes in the region’s most-read Native American newspaper.

Clara Caufield: A Cheyenne Voice celebrates another milestone (August 6, 2015)

Birthdays come and go, but some are more milestone than others - the sixth one being significant.

Steven Newcomb: Dehumanizing 'Indians' to take their lands (August 6, 2015)

When Christians located lands occupied or inhabited by non-Christians, the Christians dehumanized the non-Christians by regarding the inhabited lands as being ‘unoccupied’ or void of human habitation.