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Top leaders from Sac and Fox Nation face another recall petitionFiled Under: Politics
Top leaders from Sac and Fox Nation face another recall petition (03/20)
Chairman Edmore Green, Vice Chairman James Jensen and Treasurer Nancy Keller are being targeted once again.
Haskell University expelled student who was victim of sexual assaultFiled Under: Education | Law | National
Haskell University expelled student who was victim of sexual assault (10/26)
The federally-operated institution in Kansas is facing two lawsuits in connection with an unresolved sexual assault case.
Haskell University confirms president is still under investigationFiled Under: Education | National
Haskell University confirms president is still under investigation (10/20)
President Venida Chenault is being accused of nepotism because her son is employed at the federally-operated institution.
Haskell counselor files lawsuit over handling of sexual assault caseFiled Under: Education | Law | National
Haskell counselor files lawsuit over handling of sexual assault case (10/11)
Angelina Adams alleges she was demoted after she assisted a student who was the victim of the assault.
President of Haskell University criticized for son's employmentFiled Under: Education | National
President of Haskell University criticized for son's employment (09/14)
Some faculty members and some students at the tribal college in Kansas see nepotism at work.
Kickapoo Tribe reaches settlement in long-running water disputeFiled Under: Environment | Law | National
Kickapoo Tribe reaches settlement in long-running water dispute (09/08)
Chairman Lester Randall is signing an agreement that paves the way for a reliable source of water on the reservation in Kansas.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children sets next meeting in KansasFiled Under: Education | National
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children sets next meeting in Kansas (08/08)
The board advises the Bureau of Indian Affairs on ways to meet the needs of Indian children with disabilities.
Editorial: Delaware Tribe working on plans for property in KansasFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Delaware Tribe working on plans for property in Kansas (07/20)
It’s good to hear that the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma is ready to involve the public in its planning for a 90-acre site near Lawrence.
Cedric Sunray: The legacy of disenrollment at Haskell UniversityFiled Under: Education | Opinion | Federal Recognition
Cedric Sunray: The legacy of disenrollment at Haskell University (06/02)
My first contact with the issue of disenrollment occurred as a student at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas.
Haskell University to raise funds for long-overdue campus upgrades Filed Under: Education | National
Haskell University to raise funds for long-overdue campus upgrades (05/06)
The tribal college in Kansas needs between $111 million and $123 million to upgrade aging structures and build new dorms, classrooms and other facilities.
Amanda Blackhorse to deliver Haskell University commencement keynoteFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Amanda Blackhorse to deliver Haskell University commencement keynote (04/27)
The Navajo Nation citizen is well known for her fight against racist mascots in sports.
Kickapoo Tribe files criminal complaints against former leadersFiled Under: Law | Politics
Kickapoo Tribe files criminal complaints against former leaders (03/29)
The Kansas tribe is threatening Steve Cadue, a former longtime chairman, and two other ex-leaders with jail time and banishment.
Kansas Legislature approves tobacco compacts with two tribesFiled Under: Business | Law | Politics
Kansas Legislature approves tobacco compacts with two tribes (03/24)
The Iowa Tribe and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation entered into the agreements and negotiations continue with two more tribes.
Daniel Wildcat: Haskell University deserves adequate resourcesFiled Under: Education | Opinion
Daniel Wildcat: Haskell University deserves adequate resources (02/29)
Haskell has endured many hardships. She stands like a grand old lady forgotten, neglected and disrespected.
MHA Nation citizen ordered to pay $109M in child abuse caseFiled Under: Law
MHA Nation citizen ordered to pay $109M in child abuse case (12/15)
Romeo Whitebird was just seven months old when he was beaten by his caretaker, who is now serving nine years in prison.
Haskell University announces new men's basketball coachFiled Under: Education | Sports
Haskell University announces new men's basketball coach (11/04)
Matthew 'Cougar' Downing, Jr., has enjoyed a long career in basketball, both as a player and as a coach.
Petition seeks White House response on Indigenous People's DayFiled Under: National | Politics
Petition seeks White House response on Indigenous People's Day (10/13)
A growing number of tribes, schools, communities and states are joining the Indigenous People's Day movement.
Former leader of Kickapoo Tribe calls lawsuit a political stuntFiled Under: Law | Politics
Former leader of Kickapoo Tribe calls lawsuit a political stunt (09/17)
Steve Cadue, who served as chair several times over the last 30 years, believes his rivals are trying to prevent him from seeking election again.
Haskell University hosts 27th annual art market and powwowFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Education | National
Haskell University hosts 27th annual art market and powwow (09/11)
The market runs Saturday and Sunday and the powwow takes place on Saturday.
Haskell University nearly finished with $4M in campus upgradesFiled Under: Education
Haskell University nearly finished with $4M in campus upgrades (09/09)
Students at the tribal college in Kansas can finally get Internet access in their dorm rooms.
Kickapoo Tribe adds former treasurer to lawsuit against ex-chairFiled Under: National | Politics
Kickapoo Tribe adds former treasurer to lawsuit against ex-chair (08/26)
Current Chairman Lester Randall is blaming two former leaders for the the tribe's financial situation.
Cedric Sunray: Two amazing athletes score successes at HaskellFiled Under: Education | Sports
Cedric Sunray: Two amazing athletes score successes at Haskell (08/21)
The trek to Haskell Indian Nations University is one which countless Indigenous people have taken for many generations.
Kickapoo Tribe accuses former longtime chairman of breachFiled Under: Law | Politics
Kickapoo Tribe accuses former longtime chairman of breach (08/18)
Steve Cadue, who led the tribe for much of the past 30 years, was removed from office in January amid budget concerns.
Haskell University secures accreditation for another decadeFiled Under: National
Haskell University secures accreditation for another decade (08/11)
The Higher Learning Commission visited the campus in 2015 for a 10-year evaluation.
Tribes donate nearly $30K to Republican Sen. Jerry MoranFiled Under: Politics
Tribes donate nearly $30K to Republican Sen. Jerry Moran (07/21)
The lawmaker was responsible for the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act and is pushing the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act.
Lawsuit threatened over halt of sweat lodge ceremony at VAFiled Under: Health | Law | National
Lawsuit threatened over halt of sweat lodge ceremony at VA (07/17)
Monthly sweat lodges at the Robert J. Dole Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas, have been canceled twice so far this year.
Kickapoo Nation in Kansas getting ready for annual powwowFiled Under: National
Kickapoo Nation in Kansas getting ready for annual powwow (07/15)
The powwow includes a community dance, a youth basketball clinic and a walk/run.
Kaw Nation returns to ancestral homeland in Kansas for powwowFiled Under: National
Kaw Nation returns to ancestral homeland in Kansas for powwow (06/19)
The two-day event takes place at the tribe's Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park near Council Grove.
Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics programFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program (05/21)
The football program will be suspended for the upcoming season and four of 10 sports are due to be eliminated.
Jay Daniels: Haskell University in danger of losing athleticsFiled Under: Education | Opinion | Sports
Jay Daniels: Haskell University in danger of losing athletics (05/11)
After more than 130 years of existence, Haskell is experiencing extreme funding shortfalls and reducing the necessary funding to provide educational as well as student extracurricular activities, such as athletics.
Kaw Nation helps unveil historical marker at village in KansasFiled Under: National
Kaw Nation helps unveil historical marker at village in Kansas (05/06)
A transportation project brought Fool Chief's Village, which was occupied in the early 1800s, back to life.
Secretary Jewell to deliver Haskell University commencementFiled Under: Education | National
Secretary Jewell to deliver Haskell University commencement (05/06)
Over 200 students are graduating this year, as Haskell celebrates its 130th anniversary.
Kickapoo Tribe council member resigns after criminal chargesFiled Under: Law | Politics
Kickapoo Tribe council member resigns after criminal charges (04/29)
Westley Sag-Tuk Banks was serving as secretary but stepped down after being charged in connection with an incident on the reservation.
Kaw Nation to return to ancestral land in Kansas for ceremonyFiled Under: National
Kaw Nation to return to ancestral land in Kansas for ceremony (04/22)
The tribe has been acquiring ancestral land in a state it was forced out of nearly 150 years ago.
DOI issues $10.5M in offers on Prairie Band Potawatomi NationFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | National
DOI issues $10.5M in offers on Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (04/15)
More than 1,500 landowners have until June 8 to decide whether they want to accept the money in exchange for their fractional interests.
Idaho and Oregon clash over Chief Joseph statue at US CapitolFiled Under: National | Politics
Idaho and Oregon clash over Chief Joseph statue at US Capitol (04/13)
The governor of Idaho is staking a claim to the Nez Perce leader while Oregon considers him as its representative in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.
Annual journey along Potawatomi Trail of Death being held in JuneFiled Under: National
Annual journey along Potawatomi Trail of Death being held in June (04/09)
In 1838, the Potawatomi people were forced to walk 660 miles from their homelands in Indiana to Kansas.
Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutinyFiled Under: Business | Opinion
Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny (03/26)
American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.
DOI signs land buy-back cooperative agreements with two tribesFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | National
DOI signs land buy-back cooperative agreements with two tribes (01/30)
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in Kansas are the latest to join the land consolidation program.
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation mourns passing of Gary MitchellFiled Under: National
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation mourns passing of Gary Mitchell (01/26)
Mitchell, who was the chairman of the gaming commission, spent 28 years in service to his people.
Indian lawmaker in Kansas sworn into office in traditional wearFiled Under: Politics
Indian lawmaker in Kansas sworn into office in traditional wear (01/14)
Rep. Ponka-we Victors (D) is serving her third term in the Kansas Legislature.
Column: Cherokee people forged their own trail to the WestFiled Under: Opinion
Column: Cherokee people forged their own trail to the West (11/11)
History author discusses the less well-known but significant Cherokee Trail through Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and Wyoming.
Judge won't stop installation of new Delaware Tribe leadersFiled Under: Law | Politics
Judge won't stop installation of new Delaware Tribe leaders (11/10)
Two losing candidates said hundreds of absentee ballots weren't counted.
Voters of Delaware Tribe choose new leader and new councilFiled Under: Politics
Voters of Delaware Tribe choose new leader and new council (11/07)
Chester Brooks won the position of chief in an election that saw a big shakeup in leadership.
Haskell University turns attention to violence against womenFiled Under: Education | Law
Haskell University turns attention to violence against women (11/04)
Only a handful sexual assaults have been reported in the last few years.
Mark Trahant: The Native vote could decide the 2014 electionFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The Native vote could decide the 2014 election (10/31)
If there ever was an election that was ideal for American Indians and Alaska Natives to determine the outcome, it’s 2014.
Editorial: Delaware Tribe pursues return to homelands in KansasFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Delaware Tribe pursues return to homelands in Kansas (10/28)
Newspaper urges the Delaware Tribe to keep the community involved in development plans in Kansas.
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas selects Lester Randall as new leaderFiled Under: Politics
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas selects Lester Randall as new leader (10/20)
Fred Thomas will serve as vice-chair and Sag-Tul Banks will serve as secretary.
Mark Trahant: Native vote could offer some answers in Kansas Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native vote could offer some answers in Kansas (10/15)
What’s with Kansas? Well, the first thing you need to know is that early voting starts today.
Kickapoo Tribe designates walking trail in battle against diabetesFiled Under: Health
Kickapoo Tribe designates walking trail in battle against diabetes (09/03)
Olympian Billy Mills, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, joined the dedication ceremony.
Liana Onnen sworn in as chair of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Filed Under: Politics
Liana Onnen sworn in as chair of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (09/03)
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation of Kansas has a new leader.
KCUR: Modern and historic Indian art on display in Kansas CityFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
KCUR: Modern and historic Indian art on display in Kansas City (08/21)
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College are bringing contemporary and historic Indian art to audiences in Kansas City.
Delaware Tribe to discuss plans for land with officials in KansasFiled Under: National
Delaware Tribe to discuss plans for land with officials in Kansas (08/20)
The tribe owns about 90 acres near Lawrence but long-term plans haven't been determined.
Steve Cadue: Kickapoo Tribe still seeks reliable source of waterFiled Under: Opinion
Steve Cadue: Kickapoo Tribe still seeks reliable source of water (08/08)
Steve Cadue, the chairman of the Kickapoo Tribe, explains the need for an adequate water supply.
Prairie Band Potawatomi Secretary James Potter passes at 56Filed Under: National
Prairie Band Potawatomi Secretary James Potter passes at 56 (06/12)
He served 16 years on the tribal council, including 12 years as treasurer and four years as secretary.
Steve Cadue: Treaty guarantees for education remain unfulfilledFiled Under: Education | Opinion
Steve Cadue: Treaty guarantees for education remain unfulfilled (05/13)
Steve Cadue, the chairman of the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas, says promises in 1854 treaty have gone unfulfilled for more than a century.
Judge allows states to ask about US citizenship on voter formsFiled Under: Law | Politics
Judge allows states to ask about US citizenship on voter forms (03/20)
A federal judge ordered the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to allow the states of Arizona and Kansas to ask voters to prove they are U.S. citizens.
BIA issues first population and labor force report since 2005Filed Under: National
BIA issues first population and labor force report since 2005 (02/12)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally updated the American Indian Population and Labor Force Report.
Scott McKie: Charles Curtis was the first Indian vice presidentFiled Under: Opinion
Scott McKie: Charles Curtis was the first Indian vice president (02/05)
Charles Curtis was the first -- and so far, the only -- American Indian to serve as vice president of the United States.
Kickapoo Tribe asserts treaty in long-running water disputeFiled Under: Environment | Law
Kickapoo Tribe asserts treaty in long-running water dispute (02/03)
The Kickapoo Tribe will assert its treaty rights in hopes of resolving a long-running water dispute in Kansas.

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