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Trump administration finally lands a leader for Indian housing programs

October 16, 2019 - 12:38pm
Year three of the Donald Trump presidency is almost over but his administration now has someone in charge of Indian housing.
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House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples takes up two bills at hearing

October 16, 2019 - 9:57am
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on two tribal bills.
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'We have to do things in a different way'

October 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
Indigenous knowledge and governance is essential because it's where more than a third of the earth and over 80 percent of the planet’s biodiversity are located.
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Why more places are abandoning Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day

October 15, 2019 - 11:26am
While Columbus Day affirms the story of a nation created by Europeans for Europeans, Indigenous Peoples Day emphasizes Native histories and Native people.
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Tribal reps withdraw from DOJ’s Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force over AG’s support for Keystone XL

October 15, 2019 - 9:39am
Two tribal representatives pulled out of a new Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force in Montana due to the state's defense of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
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'We’re going to bring them home': Rally for the missing and the murdered

October 15, 2019 - 9:29am
Bearing signs that read 'Violence is Not My Tradition' and 'Indigenous Day, Not Columbus Day,' a crowd drew attention to the missing, murdered and abused in their communities.
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UW News: Law school events focus on uranium and treaties

October 15, 2019 - 8:22am
The University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting two public events focusing on water contamination on one reservation and and a treaty rights case recently decided by the Supreme Court.
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Struggling to find a place in a modern world

October 15, 2019 - 8:08am
Until Lakota people develop a healthy intellectual class to offset the reverence paid to holy men or high school basketball coaches, the tribe will struggle to find a place in any world, the past, the present, or the future.
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Celebrating Native American Day

October 15, 2019 - 8:00am
I am grateful for the rich heritage of South Dakota tribes. Their history is woven deep within the fabric of our state.
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Never count out the elderly ladies

October 15, 2019 - 7:48am
The closing of a thrift store in Sheridan, Wyoming, has turned out to be good news for the Northern Cheyenne people.
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Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' today and everyday

October 14, 2019 - 11:49am
As we honor the Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples' in the United States and North America, I ask, remember where you came from.
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Oyate Today launches website

October 14, 2019 - 11:10am
The hit television show Oyate Today has launched a new website to keep viewers informed of the program.
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Presidential candidates continue outreach in Indian Country

October 14, 2019 - 9:42am
With a growing number of communities celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day, another Democratic presidential candidate announced plans to improve the government's relationship with the first Americans.
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Former school employee charged with felonies after sexually abusing Native girl

October 14, 2019 - 9:42am
A former employee of a treatment facility for juveniles is awaiting extradition to California after authorities confirmed he fathered a child with a Native girl.
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Cherokee Nation and CNB minimum wage increases will boost economy, help families

October 14, 2019 - 8:40am
Our employees here at the Cherokee Nation are the backbone of our government and business operations.
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Yakama Nation calls for removal of Columbia River dams

October 14, 2019 - 5:36am
'The false religious doctrine of Christian discovery was used by the United States to perpetuate crimes of genocide and forced displacement against Native Peoples.'
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Cherokee leader's legacy lives on in Nashville

October 14, 2019 - 1:07am
An audience at the Tennessee State Museum was reminded that the Cherokee war chief, the redoubtable Dragging Canoe, fought battles on the very ground they were standing on.
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The Arctic's future is Indigenous

October 11, 2019 - 1:36am
There are competing visions for the Arctic, including energy development and commerce. What about Indigenous voices?
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Native man shot by police officer mounts appeal after lengthy sentence

October 11, 2019 - 1:02am
A bullet is lodged in Micah Taylor's neck after he was shot by a police officer. He's the one going to prison.
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Are we a vanquished 'tribe' or an independent 'Nation?'

October 10, 2019 - 10:51am
As Lakota people, we must realize the fact that our ancient world view is as valid as any other.
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