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Fed. Circ. Says Hawaii Telecom's FCC Suit Belongs In DC Circ.

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 2, 2021 - 12:44pm
The Federal Circuit has affirmed the U.S. Court of Federal Claims' decision that the trial court doesn't have jurisdiction to resolve a bankrupt Hawaiian telecom's bid to recoup $200 million in funds pulled by the Federal Communications Commission.

Friday, April 2, 2021

NATIONAL NATIVE NEWS (nativetimes.net) - April 2, 2021 - 11:53am

Winona LaDuke, Honor the Earth, opposes Line 3. (Screenshot-Honor the Earth)

Indigenous groups call on President Biden to stop Line 3 pipeline Federal Missing and Murdered Unit created for Indian Country https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/nnn040221.mp3

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Office of Management and Budget: 'OMBig deal' for tribes

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 2, 2021 - 11:49am

The Office of Management and Budget is hosting its first consultation calls with tribal leadership on April 2 and April 5. This is a historic opportunity for tribal leaders

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#NativeNerd: My 2021 SXSW virtual experience

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 2, 2021 - 11:27am

I watched fun festival films, listened to festival music, and met business entrepreneurs and industry mentors. There were a few Native elements, but more would have been nice

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New Mexico schools expand in-person learning

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 2, 2021 - 10:00am

Access by Native American students varied widely by region, and not enough surveys were collected from New Mexico or the Southwest to draw conclusions

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Local American Indian and Alaska Native Community Leaders hosting vaccination event this weekend in SW Houston

NATIONAL NEWS - April 2, 2021 - 8:02am
… leaders in the Houston American Indian and Alaska Native Communities are urging residents … members of the Alaska Native and American Indian communities in the greater Houston … greater vaccine access in American Indian and Alaska Native people. Houston has a …
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Local American Indian and Alaska Native Community Leaders hosting vaccination event this weekend in SW Houston

NATIONAL NEWS - April 2, 2021 - 8:02am
… leaders in the Houston American Indian and Alaska Native Communities are urging residents … members of the Alaska Native and American Indian communities in the greater Houston … greater vaccine access in American Indian and Alaska Native people. Houston has a …
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Do You Have News to Share? Get It Published.

NATIONAL NEWS - April 2, 2021 - 8:02am
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'Mom, I want to ride some bulls'

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 2, 2021 - 6:00am

Professional bull riders Keyshawn Whitehorse and Cody Jesus find strong support from community

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Colorado is Latest to Weigh Ban on Native American Mascots

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - April 2, 2021 - 2:15am

DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers are considering a proposal that would ban Native American mascots in public schools and colleges amid a nationwide push for racial justice that gained new momentum last year following George Floyd's death in Minneapolis and the NFL team in Washington changing its name.

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New Mexico Tribes Sue U.S. Over Federal Clean Water Rule

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - April 2, 2021 - 2:03am

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two Indigenous communities in New Mexico are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a revised federal rule that lifts protections for many streams, creeks and wetlands across the nation, saying the federal government is violating its trust responsibility to Native American tribes.

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Hoping for relief from crematorium smoke

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 1, 2021 - 9:12pm

The cremations continue through the night in a scene that has unfolded across America as COVID-19 deaths have risen

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Evening briefs in Indian Country

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 1, 2021 - 9:00pm

Headlines from Thursday, April 1, 2021

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Oklahoma court tosses more murder convictions

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 1, 2021 - 8:42pm

Thursday's rulings are the latest in a flood of appellate court rulings overturning criminal convictions based on McGirt

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Oklahoma asks court to rethink overturning murder conviction

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 1, 2021 - 8:37pm

In the McGirt decision, the Supreme Court ruled that Oklahoma prosecutors lack the authority to pursue criminal charges for crimes committed on reservations in which the defendants or the victims are tribal citizens

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Cherokee Nation, Feds Must Revise Trust Suit Discovery Plan

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 1, 2021 - 7:27pm
A D.C. federal judge denied the federal government's attempt to limit the discovery scope in a Cherokee Nation suit trying to get a full audit of the tribal funds kept in a government trust, saying the U.S. has failed to provide an sufficient accounting of the revenue as is required by law.

Deb Haaland's first Cabinet meeting

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 1, 2021 - 6:19pm

President Joe Biden says Cabinet 'looks like America'

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Alaska sues to open logging in Tongass

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 1, 2021 - 6:13pm

‘This is an attack on our peoples’

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Calif. Negotiated Gaming Compacts In Bad Faith, Court Rules

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 1, 2021 - 5:53pm
A California federal judge issued a quick win to five tribes claiming the state negotiated gaming compacts — required to operate games — in bad faith, ruling that California violated the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act by adding provisions unrelated to gaming.

NM Lawmakers Pass Adult-Use Marijuana Measures

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 1, 2021 - 5:30pm
New Mexico legislators have given their final approval to measures that would legalize and regulate adult recreational marijuana and expunge the records of those convicted of low-level marijuana offenses, sending them to the governor's desk.

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