YES! Magazine: Water protectors return to Standing Rock for healing ceremony

Written by at October 2, 2017

The camps are gone now, but the awakening to protect the water, land, and tribal sovereignty continues.

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Cronkite News: ‘Tribal Justice’ documentary highlights issues facing tribal courts

Written by at October 2, 2017

Law students, professors and tribal members gathered recently at the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law in downtown Phoenix to watch the new documentary ‘Tribal Justice.’

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Landowners on Spirit Lake Nation see nearly $13 million in Cobell Buy-Back offers

Written by at October 2, 2017

The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations sent out nearly $13 million in offers to landowners on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.

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Landowners on Spirit Lake Nation see nearly $13 million in Cobell Buy-Back offers

Written by at October 2, 2017

The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations sent out nearly $13 million in offers to landowners on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.

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Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon

Written by at October 2, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court is back at work this week with a new member and a slew of Indian law cases on the horizon.

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Mark Trahant: Donald Trump’s health secretary gone after reaching out to Indian Country

Written by at October 2, 2017

Are we back to square one when it comes to the Indian Health Service and the Trump administration?

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Tim Giago: Fairness policy in media paved the way for more Indian Country voices

Written by at October 2, 2017

When radio first started to make an impact on its listeners around 1929 there was a great fear that it would be used in a lot of ways to circumvent free speech.

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Lawmakers seek to reauthorize Indian housing programs questioned by Trump

Written by at September 29, 2017

Lawmakers are launching a second attempt to reauthorize a critical Indian housing law that expired four years ago.

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Muscogee Nation citizen seeks dismissal of murder charge as boundary case heats up

Written by at September 29, 2017

A citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation is waiting to hear whether his murder case will be dismissed as industry interests in Oklahoma flock to court in a closely-related reservation boundary case.

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Native Sun News Today: Nothing beats taking the kids for a day at the zoo

Written by at September 29, 2017

If you live in western South Dakota, and you want to go to a zoo, you have a long drive ahead of you.

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James Giago Davies: We need to come together as a sovereign tribal nation

Written by at September 29, 2017

The Oceti Sakowin will one day come together, and stand unified as a sovereign nation, eager to take their place in a modern world based upon the traditions of their ancestors, not a pity party of self-destruction addicted to the hero-worship of the long lost.

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Shakopee Tribe on track to finish big casino expansion in time for Super Bowl

Written by at September 28, 2017

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is set to complete a $90 million casino expansion project in time for the Super Bowl in 2018.

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Gila River Indian Community hosts job fair for more than 260 casino positions

Written by at September 28, 2017

The Gila River Indian Community is hosting a job fair to fill more than 260 positions at its three gaming facilities in Arizona.

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Eastern Cherokees start work on entertainment center at second gaming facility

Written by at September 28, 2017

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians continues to expand the amenities at its gaming operation in North Carolina.

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Mohegan Tribe believes Trump team accepted new casino despite murky response

Written by at September 27, 2017

The Mohegan Tribe believes the Trump administration has approved a new casino in Connecticut despite a seemingly ambiguous letter.

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Meskwaki Tribe conducted undercover sex trafficking operation at Iowa casino

Written by at September 27, 2017

An undercover sex trafficking operation at the casino owned by the Meskwaki Tribe resulted in charges against two people.

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Iowa Tribe promises to launch long-delayed online poker site sometime in fall

Written by at September 25, 2017

PokerTribe.Com has repeatedly missed deadlines to launch but the Iowa Tribe believes operations are imminent.

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Gun Lake Tribe draws in more allies as Supreme Court considers casino case

Written by at September 25, 2017

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians is seeing widespread support as it defends its casino in a closely-watched U.S. Supreme Court case.

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Ho-Chunk Nation sees support from Congress in bid for off-reservation casino

Written by at September 25, 2017

Four Democrats in Congress are calling on the Trump administration to approve an off-reservation casino for the Ho-Chunk Nation in Wisconsin.

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on tribal gaming industry

Written by at September 25, 2017

It’s that time again — the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding an oversight hearing on the tribal gaming industry.

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Mark Trahant: States complain to Senate about the burdens of Indian health care

Written by at September 22, 2017

Wouldn’t it be cool if once, just once, there was a debate in Congress that could only be decided by a vote that benefits Native people?

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Cronkite News: Tribal leaders focus on marijuana industry at conference in Arizona

Written by at September 22, 2017

Tribal leaders discussed the potential opening of legal marijuana businesses on tribal lands at the National Indian Gaming Association conference.

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The Conversation: Collaboration can help with Canada’s indigenous water crisis

Written by at September 22, 2017

Research that’s driven by Indigenous peoples can help to identify the causes of poor water quality in specific areas, and to design appropriate interventions.

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The Conversation: Collaboration can help with Canada’s indigenous water crisis

Written by at September 22, 2017

Research that’s driven by Indigenous peoples can help to identify the causes of poor water quality in specific areas, and to design appropriate interventions.

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Museum acquires tribal collection from religious college with troubled record

Written by at September 22, 2017

The Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts is promising to comply with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act after acquiring a large collection of tribal items.

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