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Appeals court turns back attack on tribal lending operation

July 5, 2019 - 5:32am
Online lending businesses owned by the Lac Vieux Desert Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are entitled to sovereign immunity, a federal appeals court ruled.
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Nell Haynes: How indigenous women revolutionized Bolivian wrestling

July 5, 2019 - 4:16am
By showcasing their Indigenous identity, the fighting cholitas of Bolivia have achieved more popularity than the men.
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Mark Trahant: ‘We are caging Indigenous people’

July 5, 2019 - 3:45am
The human crisis on the border is worse than previously reported.
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Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe pressed to amend constitution

July 5, 2019 - 3:13am
All across the country many tribes are calling for reform of their respective constitutions.
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Cronkite News: Trump upends Census count with renewed call for citizenship question

July 4, 2019 - 2:28am
The 2020 Census was going forward without a U.S. citizenship question. Until someone tweeted otherwise.
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Jimmy Lee Beason: Native people still denied religious freedom on their own lands

July 4, 2019 - 2:13am
It is rather apparent that Native people were not afforded the right to practice their spirituality in their own lands as 'promised' by the U.S. Constitution.
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Tara Pretends Eagle Weber: History is repeating itself when it comes to genocide

July 4, 2019 - 1:31am
I am a survivor of genocide, a direct descendent of Pretends Eagle, a documented survivor of The Battle at Little Bighorn.
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'Salute to America' or NAGPRA? The Donald Trump 'show' takes priority

July 3, 2019 - 11:11am
The Trump administration is diverting funds from the agency in charge of Native ancestors and artifacts to pay for a Fourth of July spectacle.
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Cyrus Ben wins election as chief of Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

July 3, 2019 - 9:14am
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has a new leader for the first time in nearly a decade.
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Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Monument to Native scholars vandalized in South Dakota

July 2, 2019 - 10:56am
I consider the desecration of the Black Elk monument a racist act, an affront to an idea that we all must do what we can to see ourselves clearly and try to bridge the gaps between unlike groups.
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Chantelle Blue Arm: One Bull family celebrates Little Bighorn victory

July 2, 2019 - 10:33am
Our history is not history at all. The blood of our ancestors continues to run through our veins.
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RECAP: Large Indigenous contingent marches in historic World Pride parade

July 2, 2019 - 7:54am
A large contingent of Indigenous people expressed their unity, resilience and culture at the historic Pride March in New York City.
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Albert Bender: America's 'concentration camps' for immigrants must be closed

July 1, 2019 - 6:30am
Countless numbers of children being kept in U.S. custody are Indigenous from Central America.
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Chris Winters: Democrats need to counter Donald Trump's message of hate

July 1, 2019 - 5:58am
A clear and shared vision among Democrats is the only way to compete against 'Make America Great Again.'
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Cronkite News: Educators work to include tribal history in classrooms

July 1, 2019 - 5:11am
The Teacher Institute program gives educators a better understanding of American Indian history, culture and art.
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Omaha elder and educator Winona 'Hawatay' Caramony passes on at age of 94

July 1, 2019 - 3:36am
Winona 'Hawatay' Mitchell Caramony was the oldest living Omaha tribal citizen and one of her tribe’s last fluent speakers.
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Supreme Court shocks Indian Country by failing to resolve closely-watched case

June 27, 2019 - 11:46am
The nation's highest court threw Indian Country for a loop on the final day of a blockbuster term for tribal rights.
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Cronkite News: Tribal leaders push for water rights settlements on Capitol Hill

June 27, 2019 - 11:36am
Tribal leaders are seeking support for bills that would guarantee water to their people in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico.
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Mark Trahant: 'So much progress' treating the diabetes epidemic in Indian Country

June 27, 2019 - 9:42am
Indian Country has made extraordinary progress on the diabetes front even though there remains a long way to go before the disease is under control.
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Native Sun News Today: Activists hold out hope for troubled Indian hospital

June 27, 2019 - 9:36am
Urban Indian patients are hoping to reach the leader of the Indian Health Service before tribes assume control of the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota.
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