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Indian Country awaits outcome of final cases on Supreme Court docket

April 15, 2019 - 5:39am
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation's sovereign boundaries and the Crow Tribe's treaty rights are at stake before the highest court in the land.
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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hosts Congressional field hearing on voting rights

April 15, 2019 - 2:16am
'Voter access is a human right,' says North Dakota State Rep. Ruth Buffalo, who made history at the polls amid attempts to stifle turnout in Indian Country.
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Brian Lightfoot Brown: The Narragansett legend who won the Boston Marathon twice

April 15, 2019 - 1:05am
Perhaps it's just a matter of time before another Boston Marathon victory will belong to Indian Country.
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Amy Goodman: Tribes fight the invisible crisis of opioids in their communities

April 12, 2019 - 10:03am
Drug overdoses among rural Native Americans and Native Alaskans increased by 519 percent, more than twice the national average.
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Cronkite News: Vice President Pence speaks of 'crisis' at U.S. border

April 12, 2019 - 9:24am
Another day, another push by the Trump administration to focus on the U.S. border with Mexico.
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O.J. Semans to presidential candidates: Rescind medals for massacre at Wounded Knee

April 12, 2019 - 8:53am
It doesn’t take modern sensibilities to recognize that the Seventh Cavalry committed atrocities at Wounded Knee.
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All charges dropped in road rage homicide case at Ohkay Owingeh

April 12, 2019 - 8:08am
Federal prosecutors concluded they could not secure a conviction 'beyond a reasonable doubt' in the death of 53-year-old Phillip Glock.
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Leader of Jicarilla Apache Nation stepped down after remarks about 'loose women'

April 12, 2019 - 1:42am
Levi Pesata resigned from the Jicarilla Apache Nation after appearing to make light of the crisis of missing and murdered Native women.
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Indian Affairs hearing turns into Trump administration apology tour

April 11, 2019 - 12:56pm
A hearing on community development in Indian Country turned into an apology tour for the Trump administration as a slate of officials were forced to explain why they turned in their testimony late.
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Cronkite News: Telescope on sacred Apache site used for black hole project

April 11, 2019 - 10:56am
Eight telescopes around the world, including one on sacred Mount Graham in Arizona, were used to capture the first images of a black hole.
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Mark Trahant: Native woman won't run for open U.S. Senate seat

April 11, 2019 - 10:20am
Deb Haaland is passing on a Senate run.
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Award-winning Native journalist arrested on charge of intoxicated driving

April 11, 2019 - 9:26am
Journalist Jenni Monet is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest in an incident she is blaming on racial profiling.
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'Foxes guarding the hen house': Trump nominee confirmed at Indian Country's most important agency

April 11, 2019 - 6:23am
With David Bernhardt at the helm, the Department of the Interior has been one disaster after another, tribes and their advocates assert.
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'A leader in Indian Country': Bay Mills Indian Community legalizes recreational marijuana

April 10, 2019 - 11:54am
The Bay Mills Indian Community is the first tribe in Michigan to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.
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Cronkite News: Officials tell of 'crisis' at the U.S. border

April 10, 2019 - 10:58am
Apprehensions at the southern border in the first half of fiscal 2019 are almost as high as the total for all of 2018, with the number of families rising more than three times.
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Arne Vainio: 'I want you to never miss anyone's cancer'

April 10, 2019 - 10:45am
She slowly stepped out of the house into the hot summer sun. She was thin and pale and I didn’t recognize her until she spoke.
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AUDIO: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on community development

April 10, 2019 - 6:07am
The Trump administration has put a loan guarantee program at the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the chopping block.
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Twitter Recap: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing with Trump administration

April 10, 2019 - 5:17am
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney made her first appearance before Congress and had to apologize for being late with her testimony.
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Oglala Sioux Tribe welcomes reopening of grocery store on Pine Ridge Reservation

April 10, 2019 - 4:42am
Like many reservation communities, Pine Ridge is a food desert, despite being home to nearly 40,000 Oglala Lakota people.
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Cronkite News: Congress passes Colorado River drought plan that includes tribes

April 9, 2019 - 12:01pm
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan is a multi-state and multi-tribe agreement.
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