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Cronkite News: Telescope on sacred Apache site used for black hole project

April 11, 2019 - 10:56am
Eight telescopes around the world, including one on sacred Mount Graham in Arizona, were used to capture the first images of a black hole.
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Mark Trahant: Native woman won't run for open U.S. Senate seat

April 11, 2019 - 10:20am
Deb Haaland is passing on a Senate run.
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Award-winning Native journalist arrested on charge of intoxicated driving

April 11, 2019 - 9:26am
Journalist Jenni Monet is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest in an incident she is blaming on racial profiling.
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'Foxes guarding the hen house': Trump nominee confirmed at Indian Country's most important agency

April 11, 2019 - 6:23am
With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.
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'A leader in Indian Country': Bay Mills Indian Community legalizes recreational marijuana

April 10, 2019 - 11:54am
The Bay Mills Indian Community is the first tribe in Michigan to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.
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Cronkite News: Officials tell of 'crisis' at the U.S. border

April 10, 2019 - 10:58am
Apprehensions at the southern border in the first half of fiscal 2019 are almost as high as the total for all of 2018, with the number of families rising more than three times.
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Arne Vainio: 'I want you to never miss anyone's cancer'

April 10, 2019 - 10:45am
She slowly stepped out of the house into the hot summer sun. She was thin and pale and I didn’t recognize her until she spoke.
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AUDIO: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on community development

April 10, 2019 - 6:07am
The Trump administration has put a loan guarantee program at the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the chopping block.
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Twitter Recap: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing with Trump administration

April 10, 2019 - 5:17am
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney made her first appearance before Congress and had to apologize for being late with her testimony.
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Oglala Sioux Tribe welcomes reopening of grocery store on Pine Ridge Reservation

April 10, 2019 - 4:42am
Like many reservation communities, Pine Ridge is a food desert, despite being home to nearly 40,000 Oglala Lakota people.
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Cronkite News: Congress passes Colorado River drought plan that includes tribes

April 9, 2019 - 12:01pm
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan is a multi-state and multi-tribe agreement.
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Rep. Markwayne Mullin: Let's start fixing mental health care in America

April 9, 2019 - 11:37am
I’ve introduced a number of bills to help provide additional help for patients struggling with mental health issues.
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'Enough is enough': Tribes endorse bill to protect ancestral lands from Trump

April 9, 2019 - 9:31am
With backing from one of the first Native women in Congress, tribes are calling for a permanent ban on energy development on ancestral territory.
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Peter d'Errico: Chief George Manuel broke new ground with 1974 book

April 9, 2019 - 5:06am
'The Fourth World' by George Manuel richly deserves its status as a foundational work.
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'Be prepared to evacuate': Nez Perce Tribe declares emergency due to heavy flooding

April 9, 2019 - 2:24am
The Nez Perce Tribe is seeking volunteers and supplies due to heavy flooding on the reservation.
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Mark Trahant: Native members of Congress -- except one -- vote to renew VAWA

April 8, 2019 - 12:27pm
What difference does it make to have Native Americans in the Congress?
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YES! Magazine: Native woman explores fight for justice in new book

April 8, 2019 - 12:20pm
'As Long as Grass Grows' by Dina Gilio-Whitaker explores the history of Indigenous peoples’ struggles—from treaty violations, genocide, and human trafficking to protection of sacred sites.
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Cronkite News: VAWA renewal bill expands protections for women in Indian Country

April 8, 2019 - 12:07pm
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act improves tribal access to crime databases in hopes of holding non-Native predators accountable.
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Native Sun News Today: A long history of stealing Lakota land

April 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
'The Oglala Sioux Tribe has not ceded one acre of land,' attorney Mario Gonzales asserts.
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Cherokee Nation 'extremely disappointed' with decision on state arts law

April 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
The Cherokee Nation supported a state law that required 'Indian' art to be produced by citizens of federally recognized tribes.
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