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Tribes Support Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court Nod as Democrats Plan Filibuster

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - 9 hours 51 min ago

In a split with Democratic allies in Congress, several tribes are supporting Judge Neil Gorsuch as associate justice to the Supreme Court nominee.

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Big Pine Paiute Tribe Pressures LADWP Into Fixing Broken Pipeline

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - 10 hours 31 min ago

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power agrees to fix water pipeline on Big Pine Paiute Reservation after tribe makes case for damages.

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Oil Placed Under Lake Oahe After Tribe’s Religious Appeal Denied

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - 10 hours 46 min ago

Energy Transfer Partners is about to send oil through the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) under Lake Oahe as court rejects Cheyenne River Sioux appeal.

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Oil Placed Under Lake Oahe After Tribe’s Religious Appeal Denied

Affordable Care Act Remains, What’s Next for Indian Health?

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - 14 hours 3 min ago

The Republican repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act failed Friday, so what does that mean for Indian health going forward?

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Oregon Schools Fight to Keep Controversial Native American Mascots

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - 14 hours 12 min ago

The Rogue River School District in Oregon hopes working with a local tribe will allow its high school to keep its Native American mascot.

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Oregon Schools Fight to Keep Controversial Native American Mascots

Who Belongs? The Epidemic of Tribal Disenrollment

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - 14 hours 31 min ago

A two-day forum, organized by the Native Nations Institute discussed the question of “Who belongs?” and issues of tribal disenrollment, tribal kinships, and citizenship.

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8 Things You Should Know About Two Spirit People

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - 15 hours 1 min ago

Two Spirit people have been present in Native communities for countless generations that predate LGBTQ terminology. Here are 8 things to know.

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Grass Roots Legal Concepts Intentionally Forgotten in Modern Indian Law Rulings

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - 15 hours 21 min ago

Do recent Indian law rulings spell the end of federal recognition for tribal groups unable to pay for legal counsel?

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Was the Pre-Colonial Choctaw Native American Diet Vegetarian?

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - 15 hours 31 min ago

Were Choctaws the first vegetarians? Was their Native American diet plant-based or meat-based? We have the answer.

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Cowlitz Tribe brings Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse to new casino

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - March 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

The ilani Casino Resort in Washington is due to open in late April.

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Cowlitz Tribe brings Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse to new casino

Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - March 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

A new court ruling is raising fresh concerns about the spread of gaming devices in non-tribal facilities in Florida.

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Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again

Sycuan Band starts work on $226M expansion of gaming facility

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - March 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

The Sycuan Casino in southern California will be seeing a 12-story hotel with 300 rooms, a 12,000-square-foot ballroom, new restaurants and a spa and fitness center.

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Sycuan Band starts work on $226M expansion of gaming facility

Native Sun News Today: Trump prosecutor purge fails to affect South Dakota

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - March 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

The new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly ousted 46 remaining U.S. Attorneys appointed by President Barack Obama.

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Native Sun News Today: Trump prosecutor purge fails to affect South Dakota

Victor Swallow: When the Air Force bomber crashed at Pine Ridge

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - March 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

My family lived about three miles from the west side border of the bombing area and eight to ten miles where they were bombing.

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Victor Swallow: When the Air Force bomber crashed at Pine Ridge

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe continues to battle Dakota Access Pipeline in court

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - March 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

Chairman Harold Frazier remains undaunted even after the wealthy backers of the project announced completion of work in North Dakota.

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe continues to battle Dakota Access Pipeline in court

Charles Kader: Courts close their doors to unrecognized groups

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - March 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

Do Indian law rulings spell the end of federal recognition?

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Charles Kader: Courts close their doors to unrecognized groups

Whiteclay liquor licenses under review amid outcry in Nebraska

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - March 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

Officials in Nebraska finally appear to be taking a stronger stance on liquor issues in the border town.

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Whiteclay liquor licenses under review amid outcry in Nebraska

Stockbridge-Munsee leader delivers tribal address in Wisconsin

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - March 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

The annual State of the Tribes address takes place April 6 at the state capital in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Stockbridge-Munsee leader delivers tribal address in Wisconsin

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