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Suspect arrested in connection with murder on Mescalero Apache Reservation

April 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
William Hosetosavit was arrested after the Bureau of Indian Affairs put out an alert for him.
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Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation continues to grow our economy

April 8, 2019 - 11:48am
Cherokee Nation Businesses is not just the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, but for all of northeast Oklahoma
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Indian Health Service budget in focus amid ongoing controversies

April 8, 2019 - 10:05am
The Indian Health Service is back in the spotlight on Capitol Hill as the Trump administration struggles with old and emerging controversies.
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Trump administration's face of Indian policy heads to Capitol Hill for first hearing

April 8, 2019 - 5:05am
It's taken nearly nine months, but Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney is finally ready to testify before Congress.
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The Conversation: First Nations slowly reclaim their ancestral territories

April 8, 2019 - 1:58am
Over the past 20 years, the courts have validated long-standing claims by First Nations that Canadian governments have systematically ignored and violated the terms of treaties negotiated between 1871 and 1921.
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Montana Free Press: Urban Indian provider helped man get back on track

April 8, 2019 - 1:16am
Jason McNees benefited from services provided by the Helena Indian Alliance. Now he's helping others.
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Cronkite News: Indian Country leaders support permanent water settlement fund

April 5, 2019 - 4:17am
Lack of water has been killing crops and livestock on the Tohono O’odham Nation and things will only get worse if federal funding is allowed to lapse.
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Margaret Swimmer, former first lady of Cherokee Nation, passes on

April 5, 2019 - 2:45am
Margaret Swimmer, the wife of former Cherokee Nation Chief Ross Swimmer, passed away on April 1. She was 75.
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Arrest made in connection with 'hateful and racist' vandalism at Chickasaw Nation office

April 5, 2019 - 2:17am
An office of the Chickasaw Nation was defaced with the words 'Indians will be gassed' and 'Savages' along with symbols of White supremacy.
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Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Tribes maintain sacred relationship with cottonwood trees

April 5, 2019 - 1:52am
The Sioux have known these soft trees and have considered them relatives for thousands of years
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Native Sun News Today: City hasn't always been kind to Native residents

April 5, 2019 - 1:26am
This past winter another three Native Americans lost their lives to the elements in Rapid City, South Dakota.
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Cronkite News: Poor reservation roads hinder economic and educational opportunites

April 4, 2019 - 12:49pm
To the list of issues affecting education, Gila River Indian Community Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis would add a new problem: deteriorating roads.
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Mallory Black: Sexual assault and sexual abuse goes against our traditional ways

April 4, 2019 - 12:18pm
There is a strong connection between colonialism and sexual violence.
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Native Sun News Today: Trump once again pushes Keystone XL Pipeline on Indian Country

April 4, 2019 - 11:38am
As the Rosebud Sioux Tribe celebrated the anniversary of a spirit camp to resist the Keystone XL Pipeline, President Donald Trump took action to impose the project on the people.
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Ivan Star Comes Out: So-called 'tribal' constitution keeps our people down

April 4, 2019 - 11:22am
The U.S. forced its plenary power on our people and basically negated the old traditional system and any opportunity to prosper.
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Navajo Nation in mourning after body of 4-year-old missing girl is found

April 4, 2019 - 10:33am
Anndine Jones, 4, was last seen on March 14 on the Utah portion of the Navajo Nation.
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Trump nominee inches closer to top spot at Department of the Interior

April 4, 2019 - 10:12am
The Trump administration has been one policy disaster after another, according to tribal leaders, and it's about to get even more rocky at the Department of the Interior.
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Violence Against Women Act brings parity to tribes with settlement acts in Maine

April 4, 2019 - 3:58am
Tribes in Maine will finally be able to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indians thanks to a bill to renew the Violence Against Women Act.
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Makah Nation once again asks for approval to exercise treaty whale hunting rights

April 4, 2019 - 3:07am
The Makah Nation is the only tribe with a treaty-guaranteed right to hunt whales but hasn't been able to exercise those rights in 20 years.
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House adds more Indian Country provisions to Violence Against Women Act

April 3, 2019 - 10:46am
Debate opened on the Violence Against Women Act amid doubts about its future in a Congress divided along party lines.
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