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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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Key lawmakers renew efforts to protect Native women from violence

June 13, 2019 - 9:50am
With the Violence Against Women Act mired in partisan politics, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to turn the focus back to the most vulnerable in Indian Country.
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Indians of All Tribes celebrates 50th anniversary of Alcatraz takeover

June 13, 2019 - 7:07am
Veterans of the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz Island will return to the site of the historic takeover.
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The Conversation: Grassroots efforts bring #MMIW crisis to light

June 13, 2019 - 5:53am
The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls final report concludes that the long-term and ongoing murders and disappearances is an ongoing genocide.
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Bill John Baker: A wonderful story of perseverance and resiliency

June 13, 2019 - 4:39am
Northeastern Oklahoma is an area with some of the best outcomes for American Indian children in the country.
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Cronkite News: Supreme Court agrees to hear death penalty case

June 13, 2019 - 2:29am
A decision from the nation's highest court could affect as many as 19 death row inmates in Arizona.
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Clara Caufield: Still a Grandma but just a little less stupid

June 13, 2019 - 2:08am
Well, the 'Grandma' theme will not let me alone.
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Native Sun News Today: Indian Health Service lays off 50 at troubled hospital

June 13, 2019 - 1:42am
Urban Indians continue to express concerns about a tribal takeover of an Indian Health Service facility.
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Tribal management on the way for troubled Indian Health Service hospital

June 12, 2019 - 10:47am
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board will manage most operations at the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota.
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'Not welcome': Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe bars Keystone XL workers from reservation

June 12, 2019 - 9:58am
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is sending a strong but simple message to the developers of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
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Cronkite News: Jury unable to convict volunteer for helping migrants

June 12, 2019 - 9:10am
The trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren ended without a verdict.
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National Congress of American Indians enters 'new chapter' with new executive

June 12, 2019 - 3:40am
The nation's oldest and largest inter-tribal organization has hired Kevin Allis, Forest County Potawatomi, as its first chief executive officer.
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Supreme Court passes on more Indian law petitions as decision looms in big case

June 11, 2019 - 11:49am
After a blockbuster season in which tribal treaties have been front and center, it looks like the Supreme Court is taking a little break from Indian Country.
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Cronkite News: Supreme Court agrees to hear border shooting case

June 11, 2019 - 11:04am
A 15-year-old Mexican teen was shot and killed in 'cold-blooded murder' by a border patrol agent, his family told the U.S. Supreme Court.
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The Conversation: Discoveries shed light on Maya civilization

June 11, 2019 - 10:21am
Two trophy skulls, recently discovered by archaeologists in the jungles of Belize, may help shed light on the little-understood collapse of the once powerful Classic Maya civilization.
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Native Sun News Today: The great Black Hills flood of 1972

June 11, 2019 - 9:48am
Almost a half century later, people born and raised in Rapid City after June 9, 1972, can only imagine what the town looked like before the flood.
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