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Doug George-Kanentiio: How did the 'Indian reservation' system begin?

September 20, 2019 - 11:33am
In effect, reservation life begins with the Laws of Burgos, issued by the Kingdom of Spain more than 500 years ago.
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Tribal leaders, lawmakers chide FCC for lack of progress on broadband

September 20, 2019 - 8:47am
Tribal representatives told a Senate committee that the Federal Communications Commission is not doing enough to ease the regulatory burdens that keep Indian Country from getting wireless broadband access.
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Gov. Pete Ricketts: Standing tall for justice in the US Capitol

September 20, 2019 - 7:47am
A statue of Ponca Chief Standing Bear will be on display for years to come, and I encourage Nebraskans to look for it when they next visit the U.S. Capitol.
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Clara Caufield: Celebrating life and death in the Cheyenne way

September 20, 2019 - 1:51am
As we dwell upon death, especially the untimely loss of dear friends and loved ones, we must also focus upon life.
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Indian Programs Advanced Appropriations Act up for first hearing on Capitol Hill

September 17, 2019 - 12:38pm
A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to fund the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Indian Health Service ahead of time.
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'Now is the time for truth, healing, and unity': Sarah Eagle Heart joins Women's March leadership

September 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
Oglala Sioux citizen Sarah Eagle Heart plans to focus on #MMIW and elevate Indigenous issues as part of the Women's March board.
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RECAP: Sovereignty and Native Women's Safety at US Capitol

September 17, 2019 - 9:17am
Native women rallied at the U.S. Capitol to honor survivors of violence and to push for renewal of the Violence Against Women Act.
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Uranium mine water permits spur call for help

September 17, 2019 - 8:48am
A uranium mining project is located in 1868 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory, an area reserved for the Great Sioux Nation.
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Tribal broadband in focus with hearing and summit in nation's capital

September 17, 2019 - 2:19am
The dismal state of broadband in tribal communities will be the focus of a pair of events in Washington, D.C.
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Wildlife service considers changes to habitat area for endangered Mount Graham red squirrel

September 16, 2019 - 10:14am
The Mount Graham red squirrel is found only in the Pinaleño Mountains of Arizona, home of a sacred Apache place.
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Prayer circle welcomes students back to campus

September 16, 2019 - 9:30am
For the last couple of semesters, students and staff at Western Dakota Tech have been gathering for a prayer circle to begin the semester.
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There’s more to the Black Hills Settlement than meets the eye

September 16, 2019 - 8:56am
We need to face some dark truths about ourselves. One, we wanted the money, not the land.
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Eastern Shoshone Tribe and Northern Arapaho Tribe expand partnerships with university

September 16, 2019 - 8:38am
The Wind River Reservation and the University of Wyoming are growing partnerships across the board and it’s all having a positive effect on Indian student enrollment.
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'The tribe sees the lake as a relative': Red Lake Nation protects homelands

September 16, 2019 - 7:12am
These waters were, and are, the very pulse of Ojibwe traditional culture.
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Lawsuit filed against news organizations

September 16, 2019 - 6:38am
A non-Indian attorney who was ousted from his job is seeking $6 million for alleged defamation in the Native media.
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Federal judge in Great Falls hears Keystone XL arguments

September 16, 2019 - 2:18am
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the Fort Belknap Indian Community are fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline in court.
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Josué Rivas: I will be an ancestor to honor

September 16, 2019 - 1:36am
I began a healing process recently to better understand my role as a father of my own son.
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'The Duwamish people are still here': Tribe hindered by lack of recognition

September 13, 2019 - 11:16am
A grassroots movement encourages non-Natives in Seattle, Washington, to pay monthly reparations to the Duwamish Tribe.
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House panel questions officials on efforts to help Native women

September 13, 2019 - 10:05am
Key lawmakers questioned the Trump administration's efforts to address missing and murdered indigenous women – and they weren’t always satisfied with the answers.
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Indigenous leader falls short in Manitoba election bid

September 12, 2019 - 12:38pm
Wab Kinew could have been the first Indigenous person to lead Manitoba as the chief executive of the province.
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