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Nooksack Tribe accepting slot tickets while casino remains closed

June 22, 2017 - 11:03am

The Nooksack Tribe has yet to comment publicly on the status of its shuttered casino in Washington.

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains confident of approval of casino

June 22, 2017 - 10:22am

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe expects to hear a decision on its long-awaited casino in Massachusetts by June 27.

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Pueblo tribes dispute state’s demand for $40M in gaming revenues

June 22, 2017 - 9:48am

The state of New Mexico continues to try and squeeze more and more gaming revenues out of tribes.

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Pueblo tribes dispute state’s demand for $40M in gaming revenues

Connecticut tribes welcome court decision favoring new casino law

June 22, 2017 - 9:10am

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are praising a federal court decision in favor of a law that paved the way for their new casino in Connecticut.

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Secretary Zinke removes protections for grizzlies over tribal objections

June 22, 2017 - 7:53am

Just hours after promising to consult tribes before making any decisions that affect their interests, the new leader of the Department of the Interior heralded the removal of protections for grizzly bears.

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Secretary Zinke removes protections for grizzlies over tribal objections

Sitting Bull – A Photo Gallery

June 22, 2017 - 7:48am

Sitting Bull was a legendary Lakota warrior and leader against white encroachment, see his life through these photographs.

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Ute Mountain Ute Tribe challenges new permit for uranium operation

June 22, 2017 - 5:39am

The last uranium mine in the United States lies just three miles from a Ute Mountain Ute village in Utah.

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Ute Mountain Ute Tribe challenges new permit for uranium operation

Native woman was jailed and forced to ride with assailant during trial

June 22, 2017 - 5:03am

Authorities in Alberta, Canada, are investigating the treatment of a Native woman who was incarcerated and kept in shackles even though she was the victim of a sexual assault.

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Mary Annette Pember: The Indian Child Welfare Act strengthens our families

June 22, 2017 - 4:33am

The Indian Child Welfare Act was not created to unfairly target mixed race Native children, Mary Annette Pember writes on Indian Country Media Network.

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Mary Annette Pember: The Indian Child Welfare Act strengthens our families

Court sets final deadline for remaining payments from Cobell settlement

June 22, 2017 - 3:09am

The overwhelming majority of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement has been distributed but some Indian beneficiaries still haven’t been paid.

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Court sets final deadline for remaining payments from Cobell settlement

Montana tribes get new member of Congress who pleaded guilty to assault

June 22, 2017 - 2:32am

The state of Montana has a new representative in the halls of Congress though he didn’t garner much support in Indian Country.

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Montana tribes get new member of Congress who pleaded guilty to assault

Peter d’Errico: Navajo authors offer fresh perspective on sovereignty

June 22, 2017 - 2:16am

Writing for Indian Country Media Network, retired professor Peter d’Errico praises a new book for offering a ‘revealing’ perspective of the Dine people.

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Peter d’Errico: Navajo authors offer fresh perspective on sovereignty

Praying for the Sacred and World Peace

June 21, 2017 - 7:08pm

It is more important than ever to pray for and protect the sacred that is Mother Earth, says Chief Arvol Looking Horse.

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Tribe Expands on Eco-tourism With Hiking and Biking on Fire Mountain Trails

June 21, 2017 - 5:47pm

Adjacent to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, a track of verdant reservation land has been sculpted into an outdoor adventure area featuring 10.5 miles of hiking, biking and running trails.

Fire Mountain Trail System on tribal land in Cherokee, North Carolina, recently opened to the public to much fanfare. Situated within close proximity to downtown Cherokee, the loop is accessed via Oconaluftee Indian Village, the tribe’s living history village,

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Celebrating Centuries of Indigenous Country

June 21, 2017 - 5:31pm

Canada celebrates National Aboriginal Day on June 21, educating about everything from pre-European life through contemporary Indigenous Peoples.

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June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017 - 3:48pm

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June 21, 2017

Sacramento Walk of Stars Announces Olympian Billy Mills Among Its 2017 Honorees

June 21, 2017 - 2:17pm

Olympian Billy Mills get a Sacramento Star: Sacramento Walk of Stars announces Ruthie Bolton, Billy Mills and Russ Solomon as 2017 honorees

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Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum: Out of the Garage—Into the Display Case

June 21, 2017 - 1:29pm

The Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum is in the final stages of reinventing itself to tell the story of its community in its own manner.

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Fear the Walking Dead: Otherwise Known as the Democratic Party and the DNC

June 21, 2017 - 12:16pm

The Democratic Party has been on a skid for a while and is in dire need of a new strategy if it seeks to unseat the GOP across the board.

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