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Bill John Baker: Expanding homeownership opportunities to Cherokees in Arkansas
Bill John Baker: Expanding homeownership opportunities to Cherokees in Arkansas (August 8, 2019)

More than 8,000 Cherokee Nation citizens living in four Arkansas counties now have a new option available for homeownership.


'Vicious, murdering savages': Defense of Confederate symbol on state flag turns ugly
'Vicious, murdering savages': Defense of Confederate symbol on state flag turns ugly (March 21, 2019)

Efforts to redesignate a Confederate symbol on the Arkansas flag continue to go nowhere, with opponents going after tribes.


Election Day: #NativeVote18 races to watch across the nation
Election Day: #NativeVote18 races to watch across the nation (November 6, 2018)

Election Day is finally here and Native candidates across the nation are hoping to secure victory at the polls in what has become a landmark year for the Native vote.


Quapaw Tribe heads to polls as chairman challenged by failed Trump nominee
Quapaw Tribe heads to polls as chairman challenged by failed Trump nominee (July 17, 2018)

The chairman of the Quapaw Tribe is up for re-election and his opponent is an unlikely one.


Quapaw Tribe still waiting for answer on land-into-trust bid in Arkansas
Quapaw Tribe still waiting for answer on land-into-trust bid in Arkansas (July 6, 2017)

The Quapaw Tribe owns 160 acres within its former reservation in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Democrats drop Andrew Jackson from name of event in Arkansas
Democrats drop Andrew Jackson from name of event in Arkansas (May 25, 2017)

Despite the action, the seventh president is revered and not just by Democrats -- Donald Trump is a big fan.


Cherokee Nation citizen Stacy Leeds reappointed to law school post
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Cherokee Nation citizen Stacy Leeds reappointed to law school post (June 7, 2016)

Stacy Leeds made history in 2011 when she became the first Native woman named as dean of a law school in the United States.


Quapaw Tribe joins Clinton center anniversary in Arkansas
Quapaw Tribe joins Clinton center anniversary in Arkansas (November 14, 2014)

The Quapaw Tribe is re-establishing its ties to Arkansas, where it once had a reservation.


Quapaw Tribe finds slave cemetery on property in Arkansas
Quapaw Tribe finds slave cemetery on property in Arkansas (February 6, 2014)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma has uncovered an important piece of history on a property in Arkansas.


Oil spills in Arkansas and  Utah stir opponents of Keystone XL
Oil spills in Arkansas and Utah stir opponents of Keystone XL (April 3, 2013)

Oil spills in Arkansas and Utah are renewing opposition to the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. An Exxon Mobil pipeline ruptured in central Arkansas on Friday, prompting the Environmental Protection Agency...


National forest plans to return ancestors to Oklahoma tribes
National forest plans to return ancestors to Oklahoma tribes (November 26, 2012)

The Ozark-St. Francis National Forests in Arkansas plans to repatriate ancestral remains to the Caddo Nation and the Osage Nation. The remains of 28 ancestors and associated artifacts were removed...


Massacre   wrongly blamed on Indians   resonates 115 years later
Massacre wrongly blamed on Indians resonates 115 years later (May 21, 2012)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints apologized for an 1857 massacre that was wrongly blamed on Indians but descendants of the survivors continue to commemorate the attack. Members...


Stacy Leeds, Cherokee, named dean at Arkansas law school
Stacy Leeds, Cherokee, named dean at Arkansas law school (May 20, 2011)

Stacy Leeds is the first American Indian woman to serve as dean at a law school in the United States.