- Daughter of Okla. governor defends headdress photo Updated: Mar-07-14 1:34 pm
- Gov. John Kitzhaber signs tribal mascot bill Updated: Mar-06-14 10:08 pm
- Maine lawmakers advance series of gambling bills Updated: Mar-06-14 6:27 pm
- Ex-tribal officials in Nebraska charged with theft Updated: Mar-05-14 12:41 pm
- Oklahoma Senate approves $40M for Indian museum Updated: Mar-04-14 7:28 pm
- Tribal leader blasts Gov. Malloy over US rules Updated: Mar-04-14 3:54 pm
- Native American cabinet position proposed in Okla. Updated: Mar-03-14 2:10 pm
- KU professor documented Kaw language Updated: Mar-03-14 11:38 am
- History reburied? NY's 1755 battle site covered up Updated: Mar-02-14 6:33 pm
- Native American author coming to UCO Updated: Mar-01-14 3:08 am
- Native American cabinet position proposed in Okla. Updated: Feb-28-14 3:22 am
- Oregon mascot bill heads to governor for signature Updated: Feb-26-14 7:22 pm
- Northwest tribes oppose marijuana legalization Updated: Feb-26-14 11:50 am
- Oregon House panel advances tribal mascots bill Updated: Feb-24-14 7:46 pm
- Groups to address reservation's dog overpopulation Updated: Feb-22-14 9:19 am
- 4G LTE network to cover Crow Creek reservation Updated: Feb-21-14 1:13 pm
- EPA removing tons of PCB-laden soil from NY site Updated: Feb-21-14 12:34 pm
- Tribal objects shown reverence on trip home to US Updated: Feb-20-14 3:58 am
- Senate rejects Navajo gambling compact Updated: Feb-19-14 9:32 pm
- US says reservation shooting was in self-defense Updated: Feb-19-14 7:33 pm
- Indian Affairs chairman: Education key for tribes Updated: Feb-19-14 7:12 pm
- FBI confirms activist was killed in SD in 1973 Updated: Feb-19-14 6:41 pm
- Feds finalize Native health center funds Updated: Feb-19-14 12:52 pm
- White Mountain Apache shares in wetlands funding Updated: Feb-19-14 7:34 am
- Russian banya a treat at the Sochi Olympics Updated: Feb-18-14 8:47 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - The daughter of Oklahoma's governor is defending a photo of herself wearing a Native American headdress, though the picture was removed from social media sites after criticism that it was insensitive.
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon schools will have a chance to keep their Native American mascots under a bill Gov. John Kitzhaber's signed into law Thursday.
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's American Indian tribes that have long seen gambling as the remedy for high unemployment and sluggish economic growth in their communities are a step closer to being able to operate casinos after winning initial approval in the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday.
MACY, Nebraska - Two former Omaha Tribe of Nebraska officials are charged in federal court with theft of tribal funds.
OKLAHOMA CITY - A planned Native American museum along the banks of the Oklahoma River that has become a shuttered, unfinished curiosity in the state's capital city received a $40 million boost on Tuesday from the Oklahoma Senate.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A review that is expected to produce new U.S. rules for recognizing American Indian tribes as early as this summer is stirring up heat in Connecticut, where the governor is leading efforts to block changes that could open the door to more tribal casinos.
OKLAHOMA CITY - A proposal to create a cabinet-level position focusing on Native American affairs within the Governor's Office would be a positive step in improving the relationships between Oklahoma and its 39 tribes, tribal leaders say.
LAWRENCE, Kansas - Robert L. Rankin, a University of Kansas linguistics professor who died recently, will be remembered for his efforts to document the Kaw language, leaders of the Kaw Nation of Oklahoma said.
LAKE GEORGE, New York - The French and Indian War battle won here by green Colonial troops is just a footnote in most history books, but the way Randy Patten sees it, the New England farmers who fell during an ambush that opened the fighting didn't need to be buried a second time, 250 years later.
EDMOND, Oklahoma - An award-winning Native American author is scheduled to take part in a reading and signing at the University of Central Oklahoma this month.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma - Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker is applauding efforts to create a cabinet level position in the Oklahoma governor's office that would be dedicated to Native American affairs.
SALEM, Oregon - A bill expected to become law in Oregon would allow some of the state's elementary, middle and high schools to continue using Native American mascots if local boards and tribes can agree to terms.
FERNDALE, Washington - An organization representing 57 Northwest Indian tribes has announced its opposition to marijuana legalization, specifically in Alaska and Oregon.
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon schools are one step closer to keeping Native American mascots under a bill that cleared the House Education committee Monday.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Two nonprofit organizations have secured funds to help address a dog overpopulation problem at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwest South Dakota.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A new wireless broadband service will soon cover the Crow Creek reservation.
ALBANY, New York - Federal officials said they removed 335,000 tons of PCBs, contaminated soil and other material at the ongoing Superfund cleanup of a shuttered General Motors factory, far more waste than expected.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Two dozen ceremonial items bought last year at auction in France are set to return to Arizona in a way that pays reverence to the beliefs of American Indian tribes.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico lawmakers have dealt a setback to the Navajo Nation by rejecting a gambling compact that would have allowed the state's largest American Indian tribe to open three additional casinos.
FARGO, North Dakota - A man accused in a shooting that left one man dead and prompted school lockdowns and closings in northeastern North Dakota acted in self-defense, federal authorities said Wednesday.
CROW AGENCY, Montana - The new chairman of the U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee said Wednesday he plans to use the post to target wasteful spending, improve educational opportunities for Native Americans and promote job development on reservations.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The FBI says a black civil rights activist was killed during the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee, and it suspects militant members of the American Indian Movement are responsible, according to recently released documents.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The government has officially allocated $66 million for six new Alaska Native health centers.
WHITERIVER, Arizona - An eastern Arizona tribe will share more than $1.5 million in grant money to protect wetlands from water pollution.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - "What's the score?" asks Svetlana Fedorenko as she enters a bathhouse in the Caucasus Mountains with her husband and friends: The U.S.-Russia hockey game was on, and most of the country was glued to a television.