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Cronkite News: Navajo scientist calls uranium mining a risk to tribal lands

9 hours 6 min ago
Including uranium on a list of 'critical minerals' opens the door to expedited mining that will put tribal lands and national parks at risk, lawmakers were told.
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National Congress of American Indians loses second-in-command

June 25, 2019 - 10:22am
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal advocacy organization continues to undergo change, with a high-ranking staffer on the way out.
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YES! Magazine: Truth and reconciliation for Indian child welfare

June 25, 2019 - 9:31am
For more than 100 years, Native children in Maine were removed from their homes by state authorities and placed with White families in an attempt to erase their indigenous identity
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Schaghticoke Indian Tribe launches bid for federal recognition

June 25, 2019 - 7:52am
The Schaghticoke Indian Tribe is once again pursuing federal recognition even after another faction was rejected by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe defeats bid to move homelands lawsuit to another court

June 25, 2019 - 6:23am
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is battling the Trump administration in a lawsuit that will stay in the nation's capital.
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Mark Trahant: 10 Indian Country questions for the presidential debate

June 25, 2019 - 4:23am
Democrats are holding their first presidential debates but the candidates most familiar with Indian issues are not participating.
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RECAP: Remove the Stain Act introduced to rescind Wounded Knee Massacre medals

June 25, 2019 - 3:32am
'This is just the start,' Manny Iron Hawk, a descendant of the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre, told Indianz.Com
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YES! Magazine: Youth hope for trial in climate change lawsuit

June 24, 2019 - 12:48pm
Despite continued court delays, confidence remains high among the young people -- including Native youth -- suing the government for its support of fossil fuels.
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Cronkite News: Lawmaker in charge of Indian Country bills under ethics inquiry

June 24, 2019 - 12:36pm
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) said he expects 'full vindication' in connection with allegations of a hostile workplace in his office.
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Native Sun News Today: Lakota basketball star continues to inspire

June 24, 2019 - 12:09pm
Marty Waukazoo is arguably the greatest basketball player the Lakota nation has ever produced.
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WyoFile: Northern Arapaho student overcomes tragedy and succeeds

June 24, 2019 - 12:04pm
Rael Trosper’s short life has been touched by the kind of trauma and loss that would send others into a tailspin.
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Tim Giago: I returned home safe from the horrors of war

June 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
So I told my wife the story of my service in Vietnam.
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Sealaska announces results for board of directors election

June 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
Shareholders of Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation, elected four people to the board of directors at their annual meeting
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'Remove the Stain': Wounded Knee descendants want massacre medals revoked

June 24, 2019 - 10:14am
The U.S. called the December 29, 1890, attack on Wounded Knee a 'battle' but the Lakota people know it as a massacre of a peaceful encampment.
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UW News: Heritage marker recognizes Ho-Chunk Nation history and sovereignty

June 24, 2019 - 9:31am
A new marker recognizes the ancestral home of the Ho-Chunk, acknowledges the circumstances that led to their forced removal, and honors the tribe's history of resistance and resilience.
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Supreme Court makes Indian Country wait for decision in closely-watched case

June 24, 2019 - 7:55am
Is the nation's highest court on Indian time? It sure looks like it, judging by the wait for a decision in a highly-anticipated case.
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Rep. Markwayne Mullin: America deserves a better trade deal

June 24, 2019 - 2:13am
Every day we delay approving the agreement, we hurt American farmers, ranchers, workers, manufacturers, and businesses.
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Rep. Tom Cole: Democrats go too far with demands for Trump documents

June 24, 2019 - 1:21am
When you litigate, it indeed becomes much harder to legislate.
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Cronkite News: Frustrations boil over after police incident goes viral

June 21, 2019 - 3:29am
One by one, members of the community stepped up to the microphone at the City Council meeting, some trembling and angry.
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Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Native people are making change in our community

June 21, 2019 - 2:38am
I congratulate our brave Native activists and those who dared to run for offices held by Whites here since the founding.
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