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Native Sun News Today: Tribal precedents bring halt to fracking on public lands

April 1, 2019 - 11:15am
A 'landmark' ruling against energy development is being credited to tribes who secured victories in court.
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Bill John Baker: Sister community program connects Cherokees across the country

April 1, 2019 - 10:34am
The Cherokee Nation helps foster connections between at-large Cherokee communities and nonprofit groups.
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Defendant found guilty in connection with brutal beating of Lakota woman

April 1, 2019 - 9:58am
Sheena Between Lodges was brutally beaten on Pine Ridge Reservation and prosecutors blame her boyfriend and his sister for the crime.
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on reservation roads

April 1, 2019 - 8:09am
Lawmakers are exercising oversight in a tricky area of federal policy where tribes have clashed with the Trump administration.
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'Not one more': Native woman laid to rest after going missing in urban area

April 1, 2019 - 5:53am
Amber Christine Hopkins was a 31-year-old citizen of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate who went missing in Minnesota's largest city.
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Restrictive Oklahoma struck down for going against Indian Arts and Crafts Act

April 1, 2019 - 2:31am
Citizens of state recognized tribes can once again sell their goods in Oklahoma without being fined or imprisoned.
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House moves closer to passage of Violence Against Women Act

April 1, 2019 - 1:56am
Amendments to strengthen tribal sovereignty are being considered for inclusion in the Violence Against Reauthorization Women Act.
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Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: American has long been oppressive to anyone who is not white and male

March 29, 2019 - 12:59pm
As U.S. Sovereignty increased, Indigenous Sovereignty decreased so that a policy of dispossession and land acquisition could follow.
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Doug George-Kanentiio: How the Creator gave the maple tree to the people

March 29, 2019 - 12:20pm
The Iroquois invented maple syrup and the technology which went into taking sap and making it into that most delicious of sweeteners.
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Native Sun News Today: Community honors Native man with prayer circle

March 29, 2019 - 11:59am
Larry Low Dog entered the Spirit World on March 14. His daughter wants people to know he was more than just a statistic.
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House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States takes up Carcieri fix

March 29, 2019 - 6:11am
Will Congress finally fix one of the most destructive U.S. Supreme Court decisions?
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Cronkite News: House votes largely along party lines to support transgender troops

March 29, 2019 - 4:39am
Amid a symbolic vote on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration's ban on transgender military service is moving forward.
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MSU News: Native student being honored for community involvement at upcoming powwow

March 29, 2019 - 4:21am
Trisheena Kills Pretty Enemy still remembers the ambulances parked in front of her house, the long trips to Denver for treatment and the doctor's announcement on Christmas Eve.
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AUDIO: Confirmation hearing for David Bernhardt as Secretary of the Interior

March 28, 2019 - 12:52pm
The government post with the most responsibility in Indian Country might soon be filled by a longtime lawyer and lobbyist.

Mark Trahant: Native women get another shot at making history in Congress

March 28, 2019 - 11:24am
Could Deb Haaland or Sharice Davids make history by winning seats in the U.S. Senate?

Cronkite News: Water deal that includes tribes debated on Capitol Hill

March 28, 2019 - 10:51am
It’s taken years of negotiating to reach a deal, which involves seven states, local and tribal governments, plus the U.S. and Mexico.

Chickasaw Nation office defaced by 'hateful and racist' vandalism

March 28, 2019 - 10:48am
Native politicians and officials condemned hate and racism after a Chickasaw Nation office was vandalized with the words 'Indians will be gassed' and 'Savages.'
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Clara Caufield: The connections between the Indians and the Irish

March 28, 2019 - 10:25am
We have just observed St. Patrick’s Day, one of my favorite holidays, due to my Irish heritage, coming from my father, a red-headed, white skinned and freckled guy.

Native Sun News Today: Ceremony welcomes Thunder Beings back home

March 28, 2019 - 10:13am
The ceremony takes place during the Spring Equinox, and begins with Lakota spiritual leaders who have been visiting this sacred mountain for generations.

Co-chair of new Indian health task force played role in blowing up Indian health law

March 28, 2019 - 8:55am
A little known official at the White House is playing a key role in the future of the Indian Health Service.
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