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String of deaths prompts calls for action from tribe, senators

August 13, 2020 - 7:48pm

The Northern Cheyenne’s president and two Montana congressmen are urging the FBI and Bureau of Indian Affairs to do more amid a 'public safety crisis' on the reservation

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Campaigns, elections and activism

August 13, 2020 - 6:07pm

Today on our newscast we have Debbie Nez-Manuel, she is the Democratic National Committee woman and Indian Country Today's Mary Annette Pember

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Black, Choctaw judge: Being harassed was 'one of the best learning experiences'

August 13, 2020 - 2:06pm

Ada Brown was confirmed last fall, joining one other Native woman and 46 Black women on the federal bench

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Indian Country Today E-Weekly Newsletter for August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

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Bureau of Indian Education: Open schools or else

August 13, 2020 - 10:24am

School opening during pandemic is a confusing, deadly challenge for reservation residents

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Attorneys seek delay of execution

August 13, 2020 - 8:06am

US Justice Department said the defense request was untimely, unpersuasive and unjustified

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Indian Country headlines for Thursday

August 13, 2020 - 3:01am

Stories we're following: New Zealand campaigns against racism, traditions promote healing in prison, how tribal exercise of public health authorities can halt COVID-19, and more

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Oklahoma governor wants new hearing on gaming compacts

August 12, 2020 - 10:52pm

The state's high court determined last month that Gov. Kevin Stitt's compacts with the Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe were not valid

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Republican turned Democrat runs for U.S. Senate in Alaska

August 12, 2020 - 9:26pm

Edgar Blatchford faces three contenders in the Alaska primary on Aug. 18 #NativeVote20

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Vaccine won't make COVID-19 fade away

August 12, 2020 - 6:57pm

The cost of vaccinating Indian Country alone would be $1.28 billion and the total for the country would exceed $150 billion

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California tribe says new border wall harming burial sites; sues Trump

August 12, 2020 - 6:44pm

'Defendants are currently constructing the border wall directly through Kumeyaay burial sites and sacred lands'

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Remembering Verde ‘Vern’ Van Halley

August 12, 2020 - 6:14pm

The first vice president of the American Indian Society in Washington, D.C.

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Dean Seneca: ‘Optimistic’ tribes are stepping up to the plate during pandemic

August 12, 2020 - 5:30pm

Today on our newscast we have Dean Seneca, chief executive officer of Seneca Scientific Solutions Plus; plus Indian Country Today's Dalton Walker

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‘Mothers are medicine’

August 12, 2020 - 9:30am

Indigenous women celebrate being strong, resilient and latched after mainstream breastfeeding groups didn’t meet their unique needs

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Federal prosecutors step up in Oklahoma

August 12, 2020 - 7:35am

US attorney experiencing 'tidal wave' of cases after ruling

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Indian Country headlines for Wednesday

August 12, 2020 - 3:01am

Stories we're following: Indian Country reacts to Biden's choice of Kamala Harris, Native candidates advance to November, Eastern Oklahoma Muscogee (Creek) tribe names long-term policy team and more

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5 Native legislative candidates advance in Minnesota

August 12, 2020 - 12:05am

Updated: Heather Keeler, Yankton Sioux, won her primary Tuesday, joining two other Natives who will appear on the general election ballot in the state House and two in the Senate. #NativeVote20

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Navajo president asks Donald Trump to block tribal citizen’s execution

August 11, 2020 - 11:02pm

Lezmond Mitchell is set to be put to death Aug. 26 for killing an elderly woman and her granddaughter

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Kamala Harris’ record in Indian Country dates 10 years

August 11, 2020 - 9:54pm

Joe Biden’s VP pick gained experience with tribes as California’s attorney general, as a U.S. senator and as a presidential candidate

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Navajo Nation reports 19 more virus cases, no new deaths

August 11, 2020 - 9:31pm

President Jonathan Nez says the figures show most residents are complying with lockdown orders, experts' advice

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