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Supreme Court turns away utility company in closely-watched sovereignty case
Supreme Court turns away utility company in closely-watched sovereignty case (April 30, 2018)

Indian Country is breathing a sigh of relief as the nation's highest court has refused to hear a closely-watched tribal sovereignty dispute.


Gas pipeline stays in place on Indian land despite court decision
Gas pipeline stays in place on Indian land despite court decision (March 29, 2018)

A natural gas pipeline continues to operate illegally on Indian land in Oklahoma, a year after a federal judge ordered it to be removed.


Kiowa citizen Pascal Cleatus Poolaw considered most decorated Indian soldier
Kiowa citizen Pascal Cleatus Poolaw considered most decorated Indian soldier (November 7, 2017)

November 7, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Pascal Cleatus Poolaw Sr., a citizen of the Kiowa Tribe who was killed in action during the Vietnam War.


Energy firm seeks to keep illegal pipeline in place over objections of Indian landowners in Oklahoma
Energy firm seeks to keep illegal pipeline in place over objections of Indian landowners in Oklahoma (August 15, 2017)

Another storm is brewing in Indian Country over a pipeline that has been operating illegally for nearly two decades.


Judge orders removal of gas pipeline on Indian land in Oklahoma
Judge orders removal of gas pipeline on Indian land in Oklahoma (March 28, 2017)

The 38 individual Indian owners went to court after an energy company continued to operate the pipeline without their consent.


Kiowa player Kendal Thompson lands spot on Washington NFL team's practice squad
Kiowa player Kendal Thompson lands spot on Washington NFL team's practice squad (September 5, 2016)

Kendal Thompson isn't officially on the roster but can be signed at any point from the practice squad.


Football player from Kiowa Tribe not bothered by NFL team's name
Football player from Kiowa Tribe not bothered by NFL team's name (August 9, 2016)

Kendal Thompson just signed with the Washington NFL team and is hoping to land a spot on the roster for the upcoming season.


Kiowa Tribe aims to resolve leadership dispute with new election
Kiowa Tribe aims to resolve leadership dispute with new election (August 5, 2016)

Tribal members have until August 19 to register for the September 17 election.


DVIDS: Tribal members recognized for their service in US military
DVIDS: Tribal members recognized for their service in US military (June 16, 2016)

The Society of American Indian Government Employees recently gathered to honor recipients of the 2016 SAIGE Military Meritorious Service Award.


Kiowa Tribe mired in leadership dispute as some seek BIA help
Kiowa Tribe mired in leadership dispute as some seek BIA help (January 15, 2016)

Some tribal members say the crisis has impacted federal funds, tribal services and other programs, including the closure of the Little Rabbits Head Start.


Steve Russell: The guardian still tries to lecture wards on trust
Steve Russell: The guardian still tries to lecture wards on trust (October 26, 2015)

As the United States government careens once more to gridlock over paying its bills—past, present, and future—it might be a good idea for Indians to pick themselves up off the floor and quit laughing.


Silent 1920s film with all Indian cast set for commercial release
Silent 1920s film with all Indian cast set for commercial release (April 30, 2015)

The cast features about 300 Comanche and Kiowa tribal members and was nearly lost to history until a copy was acquired by the Oklahoma Historical Society.


Leader of Kiowa Tribe challenges BIA's intervention in election
Leader of Kiowa Tribe challenges BIA's intervention in election (March 2, 2015)

Chairman Amber Toppah has remained in charge of the tribe for more than four years.


Valuable prints by Kiowa artist Al Momaday found in New Mexico
Valuable prints by Kiowa artist Al Momaday found in New Mexico (February 9, 2015)

No one knows where the prints came from or how they ended up in an apartment that was a methamphetamine lab.


Review: Horace Poolaw exhibit captures 'love' of Indian people
Review: Horace Poolaw exhibit captures 'love' of Indian people (January 9, 2015)

It’s an instant candidate for the long-term memory bank.


Oklahoma City Indian Clinic celebrates grand opening of building
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic celebrates grand opening of building (August 21, 2014)

The facility is dedicated to Dr. Everett R. Rhoades, a member of the Kiowa Tribe who was the first Indian director of the Indian Health Service.


Chris Wondolowski inspires youth of Kiowa Tribe to play soccer
Chris Wondolowski inspires youth of Kiowa Tribe to play soccer (July 2, 2014)

The U.S. Soccer Team got knocked out of the World Cup on Tuesday but Chris Wondolowski remains a hero to the Kiowa Tribe.


Tristan Ahtone: Kiowa Tribe cheers Chris Wondo at World Cup
Tristan Ahtone: Kiowa Tribe cheers Chris Wondo at World Cup (June 24, 2014)

Tribal member plays on the US national soccer team.


NPR: Kiowa Tribe kept track of history with  Silver Horn Calendar
NPR: Kiowa Tribe kept track of history with Silver Horn Calendar (June 17, 2014)

Calendar recorded severe weather events, including a deadly tornado in the summer of 1905.


Gyasi Ross: Steve Judd shares his Kiowa art genius everywhere
Gyasi Ross: Steve Judd shares his Kiowa art genius everywhere (May 27, 2014)

Gyasi Ross pays tribute to Kiowa artist Steven Judd.


Robert Onco, Kiowa veteran who was at Wounded Knee, dies
Robert Onco, Kiowa veteran who was at Wounded Knee, dies (February 6, 2014)

Robert Charles Onco, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma who was active in the American Indian Movement, died on January 31


KGOU: Kiowa Tribe awaiting next move on mine by sacred site
KGOU: Kiowa Tribe awaiting next move on mine by sacred site (September 17, 2013)

A gravel mine opposed by the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma appears to be on hold.


Kiowa Tribe concerned about gravel mine at sacred  mountain
Kiowa Tribe concerned about gravel mine at sacred mountain (August 1, 2013)

The Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma is worried that its members won't have access to a sacred site where a gravel mine is planned.


Kiowa Tribe fights to protect sacred site from development
Kiowa Tribe fights to protect sacred site from development (July 2, 2013)

The Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma is opposing plans to turn a sacred mountain into a gravel mine.


Kiowa Tribe looks to resolve long-running dispute over election
Kiowa Tribe looks to resolve long-running dispute over election (April 9, 2013)

The Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma is hoping to resolve a long-running dispute over its elections process. The tribe's election board only has three out of five members. But only one...


Chris Wondolowski discussed Indian health issues on Hill visit
Chris Wondolowski discussed Indian health issues on Hill visit (November 30, 2012)

Chris Wondolowski, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma who was named Most Valuable Player by Major League Soccer on Thursday, discussed Indian health issues on a visit...


Chris Wondolowski, Kiowa, named  MVP in Major League Soccer
Chris Wondolowski, Kiowa, named MVP in Major League Soccer (November 29, 2012)

Chris Wondolowski, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, was named Most Valuable Player by Major League Soccer today. Wondolowski, 29, plays forward for the San Jose Earthquakes....


Chris Wondolowski, Kiowa, up for Major League Soccer award
Chris Wondolowski, Kiowa, up for Major League Soccer award (November 28, 2012)

Chris Wondolowski, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, is up for a Major League Soccer award. Wondolowski plays forward for the San Jose Earthquakes. He is one...


Cedric Sunray: Amber Toppah is first woman to lead Kiowa Tribe
Cedric Sunray: Amber Toppah is first woman to lead Kiowa Tribe (September 5, 2012)

"This past month an Oklahoma Indian tribe made history in more ways than one. Traveling through Carnegie, Oklahoma is not unlike many excursions through rural, perceived impoverished, regions of America....


All-Indian 'The Daughter of Dawn' silent film from 1920 released
All-Indian 'The Daughter of Dawn' silent film from 1920 released (July 17, 2012)

"The Daughter of the Dawn," an all-Indian silent film that was produced in 1920, is finally seeing the light of day thanks to the restoration efforts of the Oklahoma Historical...


Blog: Q&A with Bear Claw, Kiowa, on the Dallas music scene
Blog: Q&A with Bear Claw, Kiowa, on the Dallas music scene (November 9, 2011)

"Bear Claw's family is part of the Kiowa Indian tribe up in Oklahoma. He works nights as a bouncer at various spots around town, mainly The Slip Inn. Perhaps you...


Texas Trail: A practical joke on a Kiowa warrior  turned deadly
Texas Trail: A practical joke on a Kiowa warrior turned deadly (September 7, 2011)

"For all the noble and admirable traits that many of the great war chiefs and medicine men of the native tribes might have possessed, a sense of humor was not...


Kiowa man pleads guilty over illegal trafficking of eagle feathers
Kiowa man pleads guilty over illegal trafficking of eagle feathers (July 8, 2011)

William Creepingbear, a member of the Kiowa Tribe, pleaded guilty for the illegal trafficking of eagle feathers and eagle parts. According to federal prosecutors, Creepingbear bought a bald eagle from...


Four indicted in Oklahoma over illegal sale of eagle feathers
Four indicted in Oklahoma over illegal sale of eagle feathers (May 20, 2011)

Four people -- including three tribal members -- have been indicted in Oklahoma for the possession, transport and sale of a bald eagle feathers and parts. William Creepingbear, a member...


Alaska Native/Kiowa woman wins Miss Indian World contest
Alaska Native/Kiowa woman wins Miss Indian World contest (May 3, 2011)

Photo Miss Indian World / Facebook Marjorie Tahbone, an Inupiaq Eskimo and Kiowa woman from Alaska, won the Miss Indian World competition at the annual Gathering of Nations over...


Dixon Palmer, Kiowa artist from Oklahoma, passes on at age    90
Dixon Palmer, Kiowa artist from Oklahoma, passes on at age 90 (March 4, 2011)

Dixon Palmer, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, died on Thursday. He was 90. Palmer was an artist, dancer and tepee maker. His tepee work was featured in...