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Lummi Nation seeks protections for 'relations under water'

September 3, 2019 - 10:33am
'What we do to the web of life, we do to ourselves. If any strand of the web is broken, the whole web is affected,' the Lummi Nation stated.
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Rosemont copper mine suffers another setback in decade of legal battles

September 3, 2019 - 10:10am
A copper mine opposed by the Tohono O’odham Nation, the Pasqua Yaqui Tribe and the Hopi Tribe has hit another snag.
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An epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous people in Montana

September 3, 2019 - 9:30am
Montana’s Indian Country is in the midst of an epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous people, mostly women and girls.
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Oglala Sioux Tribe considers passing hate crime law

September 3, 2019 - 6:41am
A hate crime law could be the first for tribal governments offering protection for LGBTQ citizens, Mary Annette Pember reports in Indian Country Today.
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What does 'We are all treaty people' mean, and who speaks for Indigenous students on campus?

September 3, 2019 - 4:11am
While there has been a recent growing awareness of Indigenous cultures at Canadian universities, racism, violence and dismissal still dominate conversations on campus.
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James Giago Davies: It can’t all be Uncle Sam's way

September 2, 2019 - 12:15pm
How did the government get this power over tribes? They took it.
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Donors step up after field of corn destroyed on Winnebago Reservation

September 2, 2019 - 11:37am
An 'anonymous farmer' mowed down a 2-acre plot of corn on the Winnebago Reservation, threatening programs for Indian students.
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John Dossett sues Indianz.Com over National Congress of American Indians #MeToo allegations

September 2, 2019 - 10:09am
A non-Indian attorney who lost his job at the nation's largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is suing Indianz.Com, Indian Country Today and High Country News for writing about it.
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Deadlines loom for Navajo looking to take part in land buy-back program

September 2, 2019 - 4:12am
Time is running out for landowners on the Navajo Nation who want to take part in the second round of a $1.9 billion federal program.
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Winnebago Tribe celebrates opening of farmers market on reservation

August 30, 2019 - 10:09am
A new farmers market represents another step toward food sovereignty for the Winnebago Tribe.
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'Our children are sacred': New leader takes over Indian education program

August 30, 2019 - 1:59am
Whitnee Pearce has hit the ground running in her new position as head of Indian education in Rapid City, South Dakota.
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Oglala Sioux Tribe battles uranium mining in sacred Black Hills

August 29, 2019 - 10:55am
'The tribe is fighting back,' an attorney for the Oglala Sioux said of plans for a large scale uranium mine in South Dakota.
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Trump administration seeks to hold migrant families indefinitely

August 29, 2019 - 10:12am
A new rule allows the federal government to detain minors and their families indefinitely in 'safe and sanitary' facilities, reflecting concern for minors’ 'vulnerability.'
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Appeals court decision affirms tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians

August 29, 2019 - 9:38am
Tribes can serve protection orders against non-Indians due to their 'inherent' sovereignty, a federal appeals court ruled, addressing an issue being raised on the road to the White House.
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Karuk Tribe turns to traditional knowledge to protect homelands

August 29, 2019 - 9:22am
Returning prescribed fire to California forests is the focus of a new climate-adaptation plan from the Karuk Tribe, but the federal government will need to play big role.
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Columbia River basin site shows early evidence of first Americans

August 29, 2019 - 5:07am
Stone tools and artifacts unearthed from an archeological dig in Idaho suggest that people lived in the area 16,000 years ago, more than a thousand years earlier than previously thought.
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Nashville Indigenous community honors Luther Medicine Bird White Eagle

August 28, 2019 - 11:20am
Luther Medicine Bird White Eagle was a well-respected member of the Indigenous community in Tennessee's capital city.
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Elizabeth Warren: Broadband plan offers $5 billion to Indian Country

August 28, 2019 - 10:50am
The Democratic candidate for president wants to set aside $5 billion to help tribes expand broadband in their communities.
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Harrie Vredenburg: Indigenous ownership of pipeline on the table in Canada

August 28, 2019 - 9:43am
Project Reconciliation is a direct response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's call for Indigenous communities 'gain long-term sustainable benefits from economic development projects.'
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Pawnee veteran seeks return of ancestor's remains and regalia

August 28, 2019 - 8:40am
The eldest living descendant of White Fox, a Pawnee man who lived in the 1800s, is seeking the return of his ancestors remains and regalia from Sweden.
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