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YES! Magazine: Indigenous communities take action for missing and murdered

April 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
Instead of waiting for answers from police, Indigenous communities are scanning hillsides and riverbeds—and helping families cope.
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Ramapough Lenape Nation sees some support from Trump administration

April 22, 2019 - 9:42am
The Ramapough Lenape Nation is fighting for its right to use ancestral land for ceremonies and other purposes.
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Rep. Tom Cole: Democrats continue to play political games in Congress

April 22, 2019 - 7:47am
It’s now been more than 100 days since Democrats have held the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Lakota man shot and killed by police officer inside a church

April 22, 2019 - 2:54am
Clarence Leading Fighter, 32, was shot and killed in Nebraska on April 14, 2019.
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'My wrongful arrest': Native journalist doubles down on defense in drunken driving case

April 22, 2019 - 1:32am
Jenni Monet is a free woman, despite a new warrant out for her arrest in New Mexico.
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Mark Trahant: Native Republicans defend Donald Trump after release of report

April 22, 2019 - 1:05am
The president repeatedly lied to the country. He lied to Congress.
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Mark Trahant: Choctaw citizen Gavin Clarkson makes another run for office

April 18, 2019 - 12:33pm
After two losses at the polls, Gavin Clarkson is back in the race in New Mexico.
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Cronkite News: City seeks federal aid to deal with large influx of migrants

April 18, 2019 - 1:36am
Federal officials have dropped off nearly 1,300 migrants in the city of Yuma, Arizona.
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Sault Ste. Marie Tribe becomes second to legalize marijuana in Michigan

April 18, 2019 - 1:12am
Adult citizens of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians can use marijuana and grow small amounts under a new law.
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Cronkite News: Repeat prisoners contribute to high incarceration rate in Arizona

April 17, 2019 - 7:41am
Officials and experts are exploring a vexing question about the revolving bars of the criminal justice system: How can we stop people from ending back in prison?
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Mark Trahant: Lawmakers change course on Medicaid expansion in Montana

April 17, 2019 - 5:26am
Medicaid brings more money into the Indian health system. Why aren't more states expanding the program?
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Bill John Baker: Native students can show their cultural pride at graduation

April 16, 2019 - 12:36pm
No Native student should ever be barred from wearing eagle feathers or displaying their cultural pride at graduation.
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Doug George-Kanentiio: Colonial governments make money off of stolen land

April 16, 2019 - 11:57am
An end to infighting is in sight if we can stand and see it beginning with the demanding what is ours.
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Lucky seven? New leader of Department of the Interior already under scrutiny

April 16, 2019 - 9:09am
Tribes, Democrats and watchdog groups are paying close attention to David Bernhardt, derided by some as a creature of Washington's swamp.
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AUDIO: Native leaders testify about voting rights in the Dakotas

April 16, 2019 - 4:47am
Barriers to voting in North Dakota and South Dakota were discussed at a Congressional field hearing hosted by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
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Mary Annette Pember: Native lieutenant governor makes strides in Minnesota

April 16, 2019 - 3:23am
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan of the White Earth Nation shoulders a uniquely Native responsibility when it comes to governing.
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Montana Free Press: Health care bill backed by Indian lawmakers survives close vote

April 16, 2019 - 2:43am
A high-stakes bill renewing Montana’s expanded Medicaid program sputtered forward in the state Senate Monday, picking up the single vote it needed.
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Cronkite News: Tribes finally at the table in Colorado River water talks

April 16, 2019 - 1:17am
Tribes played a critical role in the negotiation of a multi-state drought plan that is about to become law.
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Rep. Markwayne Mullin: No one should be forced to ration diabetes care

April 15, 2019 - 12:56pm
From 2002 to 2013, the list price of insulin nearly tripled, causing patient out-of-pocket expenses to double.
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Mark Trahant: Republicans turn on Indian lawmaker in health care debate

April 15, 2019 - 12:22pm
Conservative politicians in Montana are vowing to defeat a Medicaid expansion bill sponsored by an Indian lawmaker.
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