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'Trump picks Putin over America': Native candidates slam president's remarks
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'Trump picks Putin over America': Native candidates slam president's remarks (July 18, 2018)

One Native Republican defended Donald Trump but other Native candidates were critical of the president's remarks about Russia.

Mark Charles: President Trump isn't the only thing wrong with America
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Mark Charles: President Trump isn't the only thing wrong with America (July 18, 2018)

The truth of the matter is that is our entire American colonial empire is naked.

'A tragic mistake': President Trump faces fire for remarks on Russia
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'A tragic mistake': President Trump faces fire for remarks on Russia (July 18, 2018)

President Donald Trump sparked immediate backlash for siding with Russia. But then he said he misspoke.

'A war on the indigenous': Albert Bender on Trump's border policies
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'A war on the indigenous': Albert Bender on Trump's border policies (July 13, 2018)

Donald Trump’s inhuman campaign at the border amounts to a war against the Native people of this hemisphere.

Indian Lawmakers: Denounce bigotry, even when it comes from Donald Trump
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Indian Lawmakers: Denounce bigotry, even when it comes from Donald Trump (July 11, 2018)

When Indians—especially Indian women—are used as props for a political agenda, call it out.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Supreme Court nomination shows it's time for change
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Native Sun News Today Editorial: Supreme Court nomination shows it's time for change (July 10, 2018)

Everything we were taught that was good in America is on the line.

A conservative majority: Supreme Court shifts to the right
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A conservative majority: Supreme Court shifts to the right (July 10, 2018)

The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh gives the Supreme Court a solid conservative majority, worrying some advocates about the fate of abortion rights and other issues.

'Good riddance': Scott Pruitt steps down at Environmental Protection Agency
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'Good riddance': Scott Pruitt steps down at Environmental Protection Agency (July 6, 2018)

Scott Pruitt aggressively rolled back agency regulations even as he was dogged by ethical questions at the Environmental Protection Agency.

Secretary Zinke blames Democrats for delaying Indian Affairs nominee
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Secretary Zinke blames Democrats for delaying Indian Affairs nominee (July 3, 2018)

Tara Sweeney waited a long time to be confirmed as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. Who is to blame?

Kirk Francis: Disrespect and disregard towards Indian Country continues today
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Kirk Francis: Disrespect and disregard towards Indian Country continues today (July 3, 2018)

Indian Country has a long, complicated, and often conflicted relationship with the United States.

Mark Maxey: Indigenous children have long been separated from their families
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Mark Maxey: Indigenous children have long been separated from their families (July 2, 2018)

Many Indigenous Nations and citizens believe that nothing has changed in over 400 years

Tribes defer to federal authorities after Oklahoma voters approve marijuana
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Tribes defer to federal authorities after Oklahoma voters approve marijuana (June 28, 2018)

Voters in Oklahoma eagerly embraced marijuana for medical purposes this week but don't expect to partake in Indian Country.

Mark Trahant: Bears Ears gains a voice with #NativeVote18 results
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Mark Trahant: Bears Ears gains a voice with #NativeVote18 results (June 28, 2018)

A county commission race in Utah was a local referendum of sorts on the Trump administration’s actions to reduce the size of the Bears Ears National Monument.

Chris Winters: The Supreme Court's disastrous term shows why elections matter
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Chris Winters: The Supreme Court's disastrous term shows why elections matter (June 28, 2018)

With Republicans in control of the Supreme Court, only voter pushback can restore balance to Congress.

PASS THE BILL, President Trump tweeted. Republicans said no thanks
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PASS THE BILL, President Trump tweeted. Republicans said no thanks (June 28, 2018)

A last-ditch effort at immigration reform was soundly defeated in the House, with almost half of the Republicans joining all Democrats to kill the bill.

Supreme Court goes out with a bang as key justice departs
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Supreme Court goes out with a bang as key justice departs (June 27, 2018)

The Supreme Court will be undergoing another shakeup in the Trump era with the departure of a key member who has played a critical role in Indian law cases.

Trump's proposal to cut public health professionals impacts Indian Country
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Trump's proposal to cut public health professionals impacts Indian Country (June 27, 2018)

The Indian Health Service could see a dramatic reduction in personnel if the Trump administration goes ahead with a major reorganization.

'Bigotry hook, line, and sinker': Supreme Court backs Trump's travel ban
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'Bigotry hook, line, and sinker': Supreme Court backs Trump's travel ban (June 27, 2018)

President Trump’s executive order barring travelers coming from six countries with Muslim majorities, is now a permanent part of U.S. immigration policy.

'I only want my daughter': Migrant mother separated from 12-year-old girl
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'I only want my daughter': Migrant mother separated from 12-year-old girl (June 27, 2018)

A Guatemalan woman who was separated from her daughter after they crossed the border is suing the federal government to get her child back.

Secretary Zinke censors photo of his 'Make America Great Again' socks
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Secretary Zinke censors photo of his 'Make America Great Again' socks (June 26, 2018)

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke likes to focus on his feet.

'No question at all': More Indigenous families are crossing the border
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'No question at all': More Indigenous families are crossing the border (June 25, 2018)

Language barriers mean Indigenous families may be more likely to be split up when they cross into the United States.

Cronkite News: Trump shifts immigration debate to crime after rocky week
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Cronkite News: Trump shifts immigration debate to crime after rocky week (June 25, 2018)

So-called 'Angel Families' told President Trump that separation of families is a small price to pay for border security.

Cronkite News: Republicans buck party leaders and derail immigration bill
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Cronkite News: Republicans buck party leaders and derail immigration bill (June 22, 2018)

Conservative Republicans bucked their party’s leaders and joined Democrats to kill a GOP-backed immigration reform bill in the House.

Senate confirms Indian nominee without so much as a confirmation hearing
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Senate confirms Indian nominee without so much as a confirmation hearing (June 21, 2018)

In what appears to be a first, one of the Trump administration's Indian policy nominees has been confirmed without so much as a confirmation hearing.

'Never Again': Trump administration revives boarding school era
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'Never Again': Trump administration revives boarding school era (June 21, 2018)

The Trump administration’s actions are an attempt to write another chapter of the boarding school era, this time for immigrant families.

Cronkite News: Trump reverses course on separation of families
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Cronkite News: Trump reverses course on separation of families (June 21, 2018)

Between May 5 and June 9, more than 2,300 children were taken from their parents after attempted crossings at the U.S. border.

'The administration has the power': Trump team defends family separation policy
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'The administration has the power': Trump team defends family separation policy (June 20, 2018)

Republican John McCain called the forced separation of families an 'affront to the decency of the American people' as the Trump administration continued to defend the controversial policy.

'Locked in cages': James Singer on forced separation of families
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'Locked in cages': James Singer on forced separation of families (June 20, 2018)

Immigrant children and families being separated by our government is a despicable policy and must stop now.

Mark Trahant: Indian Country remembers the trauma of forced separation
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Mark Trahant: Indian Country remembers the trauma of forced separation (June 19, 2018)

Indian Country remembers. This is not the first administration to order the forced separation of families.

Graham Lee Brewer: Indian Country needs a voice in the Trump administration
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Graham Lee Brewer: Indian Country needs a voice in the Trump administration (June 18, 2018)

Tara Sweeney, an Inupiaq woman from Alaska, could become the second Native woman to head Indian Affairs.

'But Trump won': Children's biography about the president draws controversy
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'But Trump won': Children's biography about the president draws controversy (June 18, 2018)

Parents and teachers aren’t angry over what the a new children's book says about the president, but rather what it leaves out.

'They ran me over, bro': Tohono O'odham Nation investigates Border Patrol incident
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'They ran me over, bro': Tohono O'odham Nation investigates Border Patrol incident (June 15, 2018)

The Tohono O'odham Nation has opened a criminal investigation after one of its citizens was struck by a Border Patrol vehicle.

Ponca tribes reclaim ancestral land along Trail of Tears in Nebraska
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Ponca tribes reclaim ancestral land along Trail of Tears in Nebraska (June 12, 2018)

For the fifth year, farmers, friends, family and Native people planted Ponca sacred corn in the path of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Trump will 'probably end up supporting' marijuana bill that helps tribes
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Trump will 'probably end up supporting' marijuana bill that helps tribes (June 12, 2018)

President Donald Trump is expressing support for a bipartisan bill that recognizes tribal and state sovereignty over marijuana.

'She's a woman ... you know, a female': Rep. Kevin Cramer explains Sen. Heidi Heitkamp
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'She's a woman ... you know, a female': Rep. Kevin Cramer explains Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (June 12, 2018)

It's primary day in North Dakota and one Republican candidate is making some unusual comments about the incumbent Democrat's gender.

Cronkite News: Navajo Nation cites 'catastrophic' job losses from power plant
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Cronkite News: Navajo Nation cites 'catastrophic' job losses from power plant (June 11, 2018)

The Navajo Nation sees hope in a Trump administration proposal that could benefit a coal-fired power plant on the reservation.

Cronkite News: Republican slams President Trump on same day of 'Flake' tweet
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Cronkite News: Republican slams President Trump on same day of 'Flake' tweet (June 8, 2018)

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) is heading out of office soon soon but he's still taking time to criticize President Donald Trump’s actions and policies.

Gyasi Ross: Washington attorney general attacks tribal treaty rights
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Gyasi Ross: Washington attorney general attacks tribal treaty rights (June 6, 2018)

The Supreme Court is about to decide a major treaty rights case, potentially overturning a victory secured by 21 tribes. How did Indian Country get here?

Native vote at issue as North Dakota faulted for 'discriminatory' law
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Native vote at issue as North Dakota faulted for 'discriminatory' law (May 31, 2018)

Native voters in North Dakota continue to fight for their rights amid repeated attempts to limit their participation.

Mark Charles: I see Trump's definition of greatness and I don't want any part of it
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Mark Charles: I see Trump's definition of greatness and I don't want any part of it (May 29, 2018)

I would much rather work towards a future where We the People finally means All the People.

Cronkite News: Trump ally submits signatures for busy Senate race
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Cronkite News: Trump ally submits signatures for busy Senate race (May 23, 2018)

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio supports everything Donald Trump does. But he's not a 'yes man.'

Mark Trahant: Native candidates in New Mexico react to polls and controversy
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Mark Trahant: Native candidates in New Mexico react to polls and controversy (May 21, 2018)

As voters head to the polls in New Mexico, Deb Haaland is in a tight three-way race while Gavin Clarkson is still stirring controversy.

Tribes continue to rely on key lawmakers for help with funding
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Tribes continue to rely on key lawmakers for help with funding (May 15, 2018)

With few people in their corner in the Trump administration, tribes are once again relying on Congress to fulfill the federal government's trust and treaty responsibilities.

Congress set to clear economic development bill for tribes in Oregon
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Congress set to clear economic development bill for tribes in Oregon (May 15, 2018)

President Donald Trump will soon be getting another Indian bill to sign thanks to bipartisan action on Capitol Hill.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Lakota people would love to see another racist on Mount Rushmore
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Native Sun News Today Editorial: Lakota people would love to see another racist on Mount Rushmore (May 9, 2018)

Let's put Donald Trump's face on Mount Rushmore and call it Mount Trumpmore.

Bureau of Indian Affairs nominee Tara Sweeney set for confirmation hearing
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Bureau of Indian Affairs nominee Tara Sweeney set for confirmation hearing (May 8, 2018)

Clear your calendar: Tara Sweeney's confirmation hearing takes place on Wednesday at 4pm Eastern, or noon if you're in Alaska.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on school safety
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on school safety (May 7, 2018)

With shootings, walkouts and calls for reform at public schools dominating the news, attention is finally turning to the Bureau of Indian Education.

Bureau of Indian Affairs nominee finally lands confirmation hearing
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Bureau of Indian Affairs nominee finally lands confirmation hearing (May 1, 2018)

Tara Sweeney, the Trump administration's nominee to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs, is finally getting her day on Capitol Hill.

Graham Lee Brewer: President Trump injects 'race' into tribal health care debate
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Graham Lee Brewer: President Trump injects 'race' into tribal health care debate (May 1, 2018)

Yes, tribal nations are sovereign, but the U.S. still has obligations for their wellbeing.

Bureau of Indian Affairs in disarray with another mysterious departure
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Bureau of Indian Affairs in disarray with another mysterious departure (April 27, 2018)

Another day, another mysterious departure in the Trump administration, this time the director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Trump's pick to lead Department of Veterans Affairs withdraws amid doubts
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Trump's pick to lead Department of Veterans Affairs withdraws amid doubts (April 26, 2018)

Another one of President Donald Trump's nominees has dropped out of the confirmation process after questions were raised by key lawmakers.

Tribal homelands hit a wall under President Trump after historic Obama era
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Tribal homelands hit a wall under President Trump after historic Obama era (April 25, 2018)

Newly disclosed figures show Indian Country is losing ground when into comes to land-into-trust in the Trump era.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: President Trump is tearing the Republican Party, and America, down
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Native Sun News Today Editorial: President Trump is tearing the Republican Party, and America, down (April 23, 2018)

What is normal and what is not in the Donald Trump era? Morality has been thrown out of the window.

Cronkite News: Former sheriff pardoned by Trump seeks to clear conviction
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Cronkite News: Former sheriff pardoned by Trump seeks to clear conviction (April 19, 2018)

A controversial former sheriff who targeted Native people and other minorities is trying to clear his record.

Tribal lobbyist running on pro-Trump agenda for seat in North Carolina
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Tribal lobbyist running on pro-Trump agenda for seat in North Carolina (April 18, 2018)

A well-known tribal lobbyist is seeking the Republican nomination for a U.S. Congressional seat in North Carolina.

Angelo Baca: Bears Ears faces serious threat under the Trump administration
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Angelo Baca: Bears Ears faces serious threat under the Trump administration (April 18, 2018)

Bears Ears is at the center of a critical discussion around Indigenous rights and protection of sacred sites and traditional uses in the United States.

House committee looks to boost troubled Indian Country coal facility
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House committee looks to boost troubled Indian Country coal facility (April 12, 2018)

President Donald Trump famously ended the so-called war on coal when he took office more than a year ago but that hasn't improved the outlook for a troubled coal-fired power plant in Indian Country.

Republican leader Paul Ryan from Wisconsin won't seek re-election
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Republican leader Paul Ryan from Wisconsin won't seek re-election (April 11, 2018)

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), the Speaker of the House with unusual ties to Indian Country, won't seek re-election.

Spouse of Bureau of Indian Affairs nominee lands deal with ex-Trump aide
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Spouse of Bureau of Indian Affairs nominee lands deal with ex-Trump aide (April 9, 2018)

As the nomination of Tara Sweeney to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs sits in limbo, her husband has entered into a new deal.

Quapaw Tribe goes to bat for Trump's embattled environmental official
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Quapaw Tribe goes to bat for Trump's embattled environmental official (April 9, 2018)

With his job in jeopardy, the leader of the Environmental Protection Agency can count on at least one defender in Indian Country.