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Chukchansi Tribe sued for $21M by gaming development company

March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

The tribe reopened its casino in California after a lengthy shutdown.

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Seminole Tribe accused of breaking contract with retail outlet at casino

March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

An expansion of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, led to the dispute.

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Court allows claim for alleged underpayment from Cobell settlement

March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

Sylvan Godfrey received $880 from the historic $3.4 billion deal but he believes he should have received $1,000.

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Murder charge filed for fatal shooting of Navajo Nation police officer

March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

Houston James Largo, 27, was fatally shot while responding to a domestic violence call on the New Mexico portion of the reservation.

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Hopland Band submits claim for county raid of marijuana operation

March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

The tribe is seeking more than $25,000 after county authorities destroyed 847 marijuana plants.

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Native Sun News Today: Community development project continues on Pine Ridge Reservation

March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

Gathered on the first floor of what will soon be a finished home, local community members looked around and imagined what the home will look like when surrounded by parks, stores and other buildings on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

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Mary Annette Pember: Awareness for missing and murdered sisters

March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

‘It’s a hard struggle when a member of your family passes away. But this Day of Awareness can mean that her memory will live on forever.’

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Mary Annette Pember: Awareness for missing and murdered sisters

Stacy Pratt: Visiting the gravesite of Andrew Jackson in Tennessee

March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

Emotions are hard to keep in check for an Indian woman standing near the tomb of Andrew Jackson.

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Stacy Pratt: Visiting the gravesite of Andrew Jackson in Tennessee

Cronkite News: Copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona complains about delays

March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

The Resolution Copper Mine in Arizona would be operating by now in most countries, but is still years away from getting all the permits it needs in the U.S., a company official testified.

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Phoenix Indian Center Honors Ernie Stevens, Sr., With Spirit of Community Award

March 21, 2017 - 3:43pm

For his service, commitment, and dedication to the greater good of the American Indian community, Ernest (“Ernie”) L. Stevens, Sr., will be honored by the Phoenix Indian Center with the 2017 Leon Grant Spirit of the Community Award. His son, Ernie Stevens, Jr., chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, will accept the honor at the 34th Annual Silver & Turquoise Ball on his father’s behalf.

This year’s ball celebrates the Center’s 70 years of service to the valley’s American Indian community.

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A Creek Woman Visits Andrew Jackson’s Tomb

March 21, 2017 - 3:28pm

Fourteen years ago this Muscogee (Creek) woman and her then fiancé visited Andrew Jackson’s Tomb – an action words can’t describe.

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Making Pow Wow Regalia Raw Materials into Modern Traditional Art

March 21, 2017 - 11:44am

Artist Jeffrey Gibson has turned Pow Wow Regalia raw materials into modern art at his ‘Speak to Me’ exhibit at the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center.

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Indigenous Art Exhibit in D.C. – Decolonizing Alaska, Challenges Colonial Definitions

March 21, 2017 - 10:50am

Traveling to D.C.? A new Indigenous Art Exhibit, ‘Decolonizing Alaska’ questions colonial ideas of today’s modern indigenous people

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Indigenous Art Exhibit in D.C. – Decolonizing Alaska, Challenges Colonial Definitions

ICWA: Goldwater Case Thrown Out of Federal Court

March 21, 2017 - 10:04am

On March 16, a federal District Court dismissed a class action suit brought by the Goldwater Institute challenging the constitutionality of ICWA.

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Trump Don’t Care

March 21, 2017 - 10:00am

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about Trump’s healthcare.

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Trump Budget Takes an Axe to Native Housing Allocations

March 21, 2017 - 9:00am

How much exactly could be cut from Native housing funding when the 2018 federal budget is finally done.

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Gila River Indian Community Water Wins

March 21, 2017 - 8:30am

Gila River Indian Community celebrates new water-allocation partnership plus appointment of water-rights advocate to state water board.

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Institutional Change I: Domestic, Dependent Nations Invented in 1831

March 21, 2017 - 8:10am

The status of domestic, dependent nations was incoherent in the beginning and has only become more incoherent over time.

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Paying to Play Indian: The Dawes Rolls and the Legacy of $5 Indians

March 21, 2017 - 8:00am

Paying a commissioner $5 could get an opportunistic white person on the Dawes Rolls 125 years ago, which still causes problems for tribes today.

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