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The Conversation: Tsilhqot'in Nation addresses climate disasters

June 18, 2019 - 12:25pm
Canadian constitutional law and Aboriginal law are not likely what comes to mind when identifying the cause of a wildfire disaster.
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Native Sun News Today: Keystone XL threatens endangered species

June 18, 2019 - 11:47am
The Keystone XL Pipeline will lead to habitat destruction on the Great Plains, one scientist warns.
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Supreme Court affirms sovereignty doctrine as wait continues in tribal case

June 18, 2019 - 10:21am
It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?
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Former leader of Northern Cheyenne Tribe admits to fraud charges

June 18, 2019 - 8:56am
L. Jace Killsback, a former president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe , has pleaded guilty to federal fraud and conspiracy charges.
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House takes up legislation to increase funding to Indian Country

June 18, 2019 - 4:42am
Democrats are hoping to avoid another shutdown of the federal government, like the one that crippled tribal and urban Indian communities earlier in the year.
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds business meeting to schedule

June 18, 2019 - 3:58am
Bills to address aging roads and bridges in Indian Country and to correct a failing of the tribal termination era are moving forward on Capitol Hill.
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Witness list for Senate hearing on Indian Country safety legislation

June 18, 2019 - 3:15am
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on legislation to address the crisis of the missing and murdered and to expand tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians.
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Cronkite News: Parents sue after police pull guns on 4-year-old daughter

June 18, 2019 - 2:50am
A couple held at police gunpoint after their 4-year-old daughter allegedly shoplifted from a dollar store said officials haven't done enough to make up for the terrifying incident.
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Rep. Tom Cole: Reflecting on the 75th anniversary of D-Day

June 18, 2019 - 1:11am
Over the course of world history, D-Day remains one of the most pivotal moments.
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Cronkite News: Wildfire near Hopi Reservation remains under control

June 17, 2019 - 12:57pm
Amidst the sweet-smelling smoke of ponderosa pine, wildland firefighters are laboring to maintain – not extinguish – a blaze on federal forest land near the Hopi Reservation.
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Native Sun News Today: Native institution helps fulfill financial dreams

June 17, 2019 - 12:06pm
Discussing money and finances in homes has been a taboo for many generations.
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'I send on a little Indian boy': Andrew Jackson's history of taking Indian children

June 17, 2019 - 11:25am
As he was waging war on the Creek Nation, Andrew Jackson sent three Creek children to live at his family home and plantation.
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Indian Country and allies say goodbye to 'hero' Frank LaMere

June 17, 2019 - 7:11am
Peace and justice activist Frank LaMere is being laid to rest on the Winnebago Reservation as Native leaders and allies celebrate his legacy.
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Winnebago activist Frank LaMere passes on

June 17, 2019 - 1:42am
Frank LaMere, an activist from the Winnebago Tribe who was known for his decades of work in Indian Country, passed away on June 16, 2019.
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Arne Vainio: This is what I would have wanted my father to say

June 17, 2019 - 1:14am
He wasn’t my patient, but he told his mother he was having suicidal thoughts and he needed to be seen right away.
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House Committee on Natural Resources set to advance Indian Country bills

June 17, 2019 - 1:09am
Bills addressing the sovereign rights of tribes, aging Indian schools and the history of Ponca people are moving forward on Capitol Hill.
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Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Review of debut novel by Native author Tommy Orange

June 14, 2019 - 11:31am
'There There' by Tommy Orange has been described as one of the best books of 2018.
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Native Sun News Today: Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe must wait to grow hemp

June 14, 2019 - 11:00am
The Trump administration's failure to finalize hemp regulations is hindering at least one tribe's efforts to join the newly legal industry.
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Cronkite News: More undocumented immigrants are leaving the U.S. than staying

June 14, 2019 - 10:18am
Undocumented immigration from Mexico has dropped so significantly over a decade that Mexicans no longer make up the majority of those living in the U.S. illegally.
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Albert Bender: Native community protests deaths of migrant children

June 14, 2019 - 9:37am
The children, many of them Indigenous, are dying. Where is the conscience of America?
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