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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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AUDIO: House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hearing

April 3, 2019 - 9:29am
Legislation to correct a disastrous Supreme Court ruling affecting tribal homelands and to improve tribal consultation were aired on Capitol Hill.
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AUDIO: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on reservation roads

April 3, 2019 - 8:52am
Safety of reservation roads and efforts to expand tribal self-governance were discussed by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
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Permanent tribal water settlement fund back on agenda on Capitol Hill

April 3, 2019 - 8:16am
A tribal water settlement fund will run out of money in ten years unless Congress takes action.
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Cronkite News: Opioid treatment options limited for rural residents

April 3, 2019 - 7:35am
Fighting opioid addiction always is tough, but it’s even tougher for rural residents who live miles from treatment clinics.
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Bill in Congress requires U.S. to 'sever' relations with Muscogee (Creek) Nation

April 3, 2019 - 6:28am
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is facing political pressure regarding the treatment of its Freedmen.
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The Revelator: Te-Moak Tribe decries lack of consultation on drilling plans

April 3, 2019 - 4:02am
A plan to lease oil and gas drilling rights on nearly a million acres of land near the Te-Moak Tribe of the Western Shoshone illustrates the consistent lack of government consultation with tribes.
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Ernestine Chasing Hawk: 'Low-life bullies' attack my reporting on Indian hospital

April 3, 2019 - 3:14am
First of all I am not one to engage in online tit-for-tat when my integrity as a journalist is being challenged.
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Native Sun News Today: Native woman seeks highest office in Rapid City

April 3, 2019 - 2:53am
Natalie Stites-Means, a citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, is seeking to make history in South Dakota.
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The Conversation: Canada's history of genocidal actions against Indigenous peoples

April 3, 2019 - 2:24am
If we add up all the ways that Canadian governments have oppressed Indigenous peoples over the centuries, those governments bear a weighty burden.
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'Game-changing': Indian Country Today announces expansion of operations

April 3, 2019 - 1:12am
This summer ICT will open a newsroom at the Walter Cronkite School at Arizona State University in Phoenix.
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YES! Magazine: Indigenous traditions help keep us healthy today

April 2, 2019 - 10:30am
These early Native traditions spur physical well-being.
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Cronkite News: President Trump repeats threat to close U.S. border with Mexico

April 2, 2019 - 10:07am
'We’ll keep it closed for a long time, I’m not playing games,' the president said.
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New law and policy firm boasts majority ownership by Native women

April 2, 2019 - 5:53am
The Big Fire Law and Policy Group promises to fight for tribes and their rights.
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Witness list for hearing on tribal homelands and tribal consultation bills

April 2, 2019 - 2:40am
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony from tribal leaders and Indian law and policy experts.
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Rep. Tom Cole: Democrats refuse to bring up Republican right to life bills

April 2, 2019 - 2:23am
I will continue to stand with my Republican colleagues in defending life for the most vulnerable, whether those individuals are unborn or born.
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Rep. Markwayne Mullin: 'Case is closed' on collusion and Donald Trump

April 2, 2019 - 2:07am
After two years and $25 million in taxpayer money, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finished his investigation of alleged collusion between the Russian government and the campaign of Donald J. Trump.
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