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Trump administration opposes injunction against Dakota AccessFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Trump administration opposes injunction against Dakota Access (02/22)
Arguments on an injunction sought by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe take place in federal court on February 28.
Native women push for more action on missing and murdered sistersFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Native women push for more action on missing and murdered sisters (02/16)
Advocates are hoping to build on the pro-tribal provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.
Donald Trump's Cabinet grows with more anti-Indian advocatesFiled Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Donald Trump's Cabinet grows with more anti-Indian advocates (02/13)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions won't support tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians while Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price wants to dismantle Obamacare.
Another tribal sovereignty foe advances into Donald Trump's CabinetFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Another tribal sovereignty foe advances into Donald Trump's Cabinet (02/02)
As Oklahoma's attorney general, Scott Pruitt has fought tribes on jurisdiction, immunity and taxation.
Democrats force a delay in vote on President Trump's tribal jurisdiction foeFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Democrats force a delay in vote on President Trump's tribal jurisdiction foe (01/31)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) has refused to say whether he will defend the tribal jurisdiction provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.
Delay in #NoDAPL response points to more changes with President Trump in officeFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Delay in #NoDAPL response points to more changes with President Trump in office (01/27)
New leaders at the Department of Justice and the Department of the Army will get a chance to put their mark on the lawsuit.
President Trump signals change in handling of #NoDAPL litigationFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
President Trump signals change in handling of #NoDAPL litigation (01/24)
As if the jolt from the Oval Office weren't enough, there's new rumblings on Dakota Access from the Department of Justice.
Donald Trump's Justice choice leaves door open to fight tribal jurisdictionFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Donald Trump's Justice choice leaves door open to fight tribal jurisdiction (01/11)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) refused to repudiate his opposition to tribal jurisdiction despite acknowledging that non-Indians contribute to high rates of crime.
Donald Trump's Justice pick opposed tribal jurisdiction over non-IndiansFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Donald Trump's Justice pick opposed tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians (01/10)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) was forced to admit that he opposed landmark provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.
Confirmation hearings open for first of Donald Trump's nomineesFiled Under: National | Politics
Confirmation hearings open for first of Donald Trump's nominees (01/10)
Eight of the Republican president-elect's picks are going before the Senate this week.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: A bumpy ride with Donald TrumpFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Native Sun News Today Editorial: A bumpy ride with Donald Trump (12/08)
It doesn’t matter if you are a Republican Indian or Democrat; the power to uplift or crush Indian Country is now in the hands of extremely conservative people.
Native youth remain hopeful as nation transitions to new presidentFiled Under: Education | Health | National | Politics
Native youth remain hopeful as nation transitions to new president (11/30)
The #NoDAPL movement, preventing suicide and promoting educational opportunities are among the top priorities of the new generation in Indian Country.
Oklahoma governor discussed Indian issues with Donald TrumpFiled Under: National | Politics
Oklahoma governor discussed Indian issues with Donald Trump (11/23)
Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is under consideration to run the Department of the Interior, which oversees the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Republicans get behind Donald Trump as new challenges emerge for tribesFiled Under: Health | Law | National | Politics | Trust
Republicans get behind Donald Trump as new challenges emerge for tribes (11/18)
Major hurdles include funding for Indian programs and understanding the incoming president's new leadership team.
Sacred land protection efforts face questions with Donald TrumpFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Sacred land protection efforts face questions with Donald Trump (11/18)
Drilling on sacred Blackfeet Nation land in Montana and protections for Bears Ears in Utah are at stake.

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