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Sault Ste. Marie Tribe becomes second to legalize marijuana in Michigan

April 18, 2019 - 1:12am
Adult citizens of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians can use marijuana and grow small amounts under a new law.
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Cronkite News: Repeat prisoners contribute to high incarceration rate in Arizona

April 17, 2019 - 7:41am
Officials and experts are exploring a vexing question about the revolving bars of the criminal justice system: How can we stop people from ending back in prison?
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Mark Trahant: Lawmakers change course on Medicaid expansion in Montana

April 17, 2019 - 5:26am
Medicaid brings more money into the Indian health system. Why aren't more states expanding the program?
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Bill John Baker: Native students can show their cultural pride at graduation

April 16, 2019 - 12:36pm
No Native student should ever be barred from wearing eagle feathers or displaying their cultural pride at graduation.
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Doug George-Kanentiio: Colonial governments make money off of stolen land

April 16, 2019 - 11:57am
An end to infighting is in sight if we can stand and see it beginning with the demanding what is ours.
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Lucky seven? New leader of Department of the Interior already under scrutiny

April 16, 2019 - 9:09am
Tribes, Democrats and watchdog groups are paying close attention to David Bernhardt, derided by some as a creature of Washington's swamp.
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AUDIO: Native leaders testify about voting rights in the Dakotas

April 16, 2019 - 4:47am
Barriers to voting in North Dakota and South Dakota were discussed at a Congressional field hearing hosted by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
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Mary Annette Pember: Native lieutenant governor makes strides in Minnesota

April 16, 2019 - 3:23am
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan of the White Earth Nation shoulders a uniquely Native responsibility when it comes to governing.
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Montana Free Press: Health care bill backed by Indian lawmakers survives close vote

April 16, 2019 - 2:43am
A high-stakes bill renewing Montana’s expanded Medicaid program sputtered forward in the state Senate Monday, picking up the single vote it needed.
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Cronkite News: Tribes finally at the table in Colorado River water talks

April 16, 2019 - 1:17am
Tribes played a critical role in the negotiation of a multi-state drought plan that is about to become law.
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Rep. Markwayne Mullin: No one should be forced to ration diabetes care

April 15, 2019 - 12:56pm
From 2002 to 2013, the list price of insulin nearly tripled, causing patient out-of-pocket expenses to double.
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Mark Trahant: Republicans turn on Indian lawmaker in health care debate

April 15, 2019 - 12:22pm
Conservative politicians in Montana are vowing to defeat a Medicaid expansion bill sponsored by an Indian lawmaker.
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One person reported dead as tornado strikes Caddo Mounds State Historic Site

April 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
Authorities in Texas have shut down the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site after a tornado struck during a festival attended by citizens of the Caddo Nation.
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Cronkite News: Vaccination rates in reservation counties on the decline

April 15, 2019 - 11:40am
Lower vaccination rates are putting Arizona at risk for an outbreak of measles, mumps and other preventable diseases.
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Witness list for Congressional field hearing on sacred sites and energy development

April 15, 2019 - 11:09am
Pueblo and Navajo leaders are testifying about the need to protect ancestral lands in New Mexico.
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Indian Country awaits outcome of final cases on Supreme Court docket

April 15, 2019 - 5:39am
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation's sovereign boundaries and the Crow Tribe's treaty rights are at stake before the highest court in the land.
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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hosts Congressional field hearing on voting rights

April 15, 2019 - 2:16am
'Voter access is a human right,' says North Dakota State Rep. Ruth Buffalo, who made history at the polls amid attempts to stifle turnout in Indian Country.
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Brian Lightfoot Brown: The Narragansett legend who won the Boston Marathon twice

April 15, 2019 - 1:05am
Perhaps it's just a matter of time before another Boston Marathon victory will belong to Indian Country.
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Amy Goodman: Tribes fight the invisible crisis of opioids in their communities

April 12, 2019 - 10:03am
Drug overdoses among rural Native Americans and Native Alaskans increased by 519 percent, more than twice the national average.
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Cronkite News: Vice President Pence speaks of 'crisis' at U.S. border

April 12, 2019 - 9:24am
Another day, another push by the Trump administration to focus on the U.S. border with Mexico.
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