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Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation wins big court victory
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation wins big court victory (November 15, 2018)

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape people have been restored to their rightful place in New Jersey history.


Quinault Nation calls for tribal inclusion in Donald Trump's transition team
Quinault Nation calls for tribal inclusion in Donald Trump's transition team (November 9, 2016)

President Fawn Sharp acknowledged that Republican Donald Trump's victory on Election Day came as a 'surprise' but vowed to move forward.


Republican Donald Trump secures huge victory in stunning upset
Republican Donald Trump secures huge victory in stunning upset (November 9, 2016)

Tribes are entering a new and unknown era with a Republican in the White House and Republicans in control of Congress.


Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary Clinton
Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary Clinton (August 17, 2016)

The election is still three months away but Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are already making plans for the winner's transition to the White House.


Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation awaits ruling in recognition dispute
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation awaits ruling in recognition dispute (March 8, 2016)

The tribe was recognized by the state in 1982 through a law that is still on the books but Gov. Chris Christie (R) and his administration are refusing to acknowledge that status.


Steve Russell:  Fear and aggression take center stage for GOP
Steve Russell: Fear and aggression take center stage for GOP (December 17, 2015)

Once more, economic issues are masked by the culture wars, as the Republicans become the party of resentful and frightened white people.


Brigid Harrison: Lenni-Lenape Nation battles for recognition
Brigid Harrison: Lenni-Lenape Nation battles for recognition (November 30, 2015)

A lawsuit filed in July by members of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation against the State of New Jersey alleges that the Christie administration is denying the tribe’s members civil rights by withdrawing recognition of the tribe.


Republican presidential candidates set for first debate in Ohio
Republican presidential candidates set for first debate in Ohio (August 5, 2015)

Ten hopefuls will appear in the prime-time debate while the remaining seven have been invited to a forum.


Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation to expand land holdings
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation to expand land holdings (August 4, 2015)

Cumberland County is donating $40,000 to help the tribe buy 24 acres in Fairfield Township in New Jersey.


Editorial: New Jersey governor quietly obliterates three tribes
Editorial: New Jersey governor quietly obliterates three tribes (July 27, 2015)

President Andrew Jackson would have loved Gov. Chris Christie, The Atlantic City Press writes in an editorial.


Steve Russell: Partisan blowhards ruin the political landscape
Steve Russell: Partisan blowhards ruin the political landscape (November 5, 2012)

"I’ve watched in amazement as the right wing alternative reality echo chamber ignores questions about the frequency of deadly weather and whether it’s the result of what Winona LaDuke calls...