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VIDEO: Yurok medicine song opens United Nations Equator Prize ceremony
VIDEO: Yurok medicine song opens United Nations Equator Prize ceremony (September 26, 2019)

The Yurok Tribe made history this week, becoming the first Indian nation in the U.S. to receive the prestigious Equator Prize from the United Nations.


Trump 'superfan' who claimed false ties to Seminole Tribe sentenced for domestic terrorism
Trump 'superfan' who claimed false ties to Seminole Tribe sentenced for domestic terrorism (August 5, 2019)

A Donald Trump 'superfan' who falsely claimed he was connected to the Seminole Tribe was sentenced to 20 years for mailing pipe bombs to critics of the president.


RECAP: Large Indigenous contingent marches in historic World Pride parade
RECAP: Large Indigenous contingent marches in historic World Pride parade (July 2, 2019)

A large contingent of Indigenous people expressed their unity, resilience and culture at the historic Pride March in New York City.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Native designer ready for New York debut
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Native designer ready for New York debut (June 4, 2019)

Cheyenne and Arapaho citizen and designer Nan Blassingame draws inspiration from tribal culture.


St. Regis Mohawk Tribe mourns passing of Code Talker Louis Levi Oakes
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe mourns passing of Code Talker Louis Levi Oakes (May 29, 2019)

It is with a heavy heart that the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has joined in sharing condolences for the loss of a beloved member of the community.


Shinnecock Nation debuts first electronic billboard amid opposition
Shinnecock Nation debuts first electronic billboard amid opposition (May 24, 2019)

The Shinnecock Nation is asserting sovereignty in New York, drawing complaints and threats of litigation along the way.


Portrait of the late Russell Means fetches $6.3 million at auction
Portrait of the late Russell Means fetches $6.3 million at auction (May 20, 2019)

An iconic portrait of Russell Means, created by Andy Warhol, went big on a night of even bigger sales.


Doug George-Kanentiio: Colonial governments make money off of stolen land
Doug George-Kanentiio: Colonial governments make money off of stolen land (April 16, 2019)

An end to infighting is in sight if we can stand and see it beginning with the demanding what is ours.


United South and Eastern Tribes pledge unity amid uncertainty in the Trump era
United South and Eastern Tribes pledge unity amid uncertainty in the Trump era (March 4, 2019)

'This is Indian land,' tribal leaders were told. But does the Trump administration believe it?


Cronkite News: States rush to court to overturn Trump's border wall emergency
Cronkite News: States rush to court to overturn Trump's border wall emergency (February 22, 2019)

Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.


Swinomish Tribe prepares for appeals court hearing in oil train lawsuit
Swinomish Tribe prepares for appeals court hearing in oil train lawsuit (January 24, 2019)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing arguments in a dispute between the Swinomish Tribe and rail company in Washington state.


St. Regis Mohawk Tribe fully funded for now with no end in sight to shutdown
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe fully funded for now with no end in sight to shutdown (January 11, 2019)

The federal government shutdown negatively impacts the ability of the United States to fulfill their trust obligations to all Indian nations across the country.


Doug George-Kanentiio: Native people and marijuana in Canada
Doug George-Kanentiio: Native people and marijuana in Canada (October 10, 2018)

Marijuana in Canada presents a serious matter for Natives and particularly for the Mohawks of Akwesasne.


Doug George-Kanentiio: Our Mohawk way of life was destroyed
Doug George-Kanentiio: Our Mohawk way of life was destroyed (September 13, 2018)

The Mohawk people thrived until the need for cheap power led to the destruction of our homelands.


'Coal is dead': Navajo citizens take power plant fight on the road
'Coal is dead': Navajo citizens take power plant fight on the road (September 11, 2018)

Navajo environmentalists want an aging, coal-fired power plant on their homelands to go away.


Doug George-Kanentiio: Lawmaker goes silent on Native human rights
Doug George-Kanentiio: Lawmaker goes silent on Native human rights (August 23, 2018)

When Claudia Tenney began her campaign there was hope that she would become an advocate for the lack of human rights on tribal territory.


'I have it on my fireplace': New York governor took eagle feather
'I have it on my fireplace': New York governor took eagle feather (August 13, 2018)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is promising to do something about an eagle feather he said his family took without permission.


News reports link Rep. Markwayne Mullin to indicted member of Congress
News reports link Rep. Markwayne Mullin to indicted member of Congress (August 8, 2018)

A criminal indictment of a fellow lawmaker is putting Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, back in the news.


Doug George-Kanentiio: Foreign governments trample on Mohawk sovereignty
Doug George-Kanentiio: Foreign governments trample on Mohawk sovereignty (August 3, 2018)

The Mohawk Nation has long had a rational and methodical way to acknowledge citizenship but that's changing.


Chevron told to pay $9.5 billion judgment to indigenous communities
Chevron told to pay $9.5 billion judgment to indigenous communities (July 12, 2018)

Indigenous leaders in Ecuador are celebrating but they might never see the $9.5 billion judgment for pollution in their communities.


Shinnecock Nation finalizes deal for golf tournament as protests begin
Shinnecock Nation finalizes deal for golf tournament as protests begin (June 13, 2018)

Protests continue as a popular golf tournament takes place on land stolen from the Shinnecock Nation.


Shinnecock Nation works on deal for golf tournament as some plan protests
Shinnecock Nation works on deal for golf tournament as some plan protests (June 1, 2018)

The Shinnecock Hills Protectors Demonstration will draw attention to the fact that the U.S. Open takes place on stolen land.


Doug George-Kanentiio: Energy company still hostile to indigenous interests
Doug George-Kanentiio: Energy company still hostile to indigenous interests (May 21, 2018)

The Mohawk people can abide by our ancestral morals and reject a deal with the Enbridge energy company.


'Talks have broken down': Shinnecock Nation seeks role in golf tournament
'Talks have broken down': Shinnecock Nation seeks role in golf tournament (May 17, 2018)

The Shinnecock Nation is working to reach an agreement with the hosts of the U.S. Open, a popular golf tournament that is taking place on stolen land.


Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe weighs in on local election with three citizens on ballot
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe weighs in on local election with three citizens on ballot (April 23, 2018)

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is getting out the Native vote ahead of an upcoming election in New York.


Shinnecock Nation returns former leader to council in annual election
Shinnecock Nation returns former leader to council in annual election (April 4, 2018)

The Shinnecock Nation held an election for its governing body, with voters returning longtime former leader Lance Gumbs to the council of trustees.


YES! Magazine: Let's learn from states where gun violence has fallen
YES! Magazine: Let's learn from states where gun violence has fallen (February 21, 2018)

To have an honest, nonpartisan discussion about gun violence, we must look at what happened in New York, California, and Texas.


Shinnecock Nation citizen cites treaty in battle over fishing rights
Shinnecock Nation citizen cites treaty in battle over fishing rights (February 2, 2018)

David Taobi Silva, a citizen of the Shinnecock Nation, has been charged by the state of New York for fishing on his tribe's aboriginal territory.


St. Regis Mohawk Tribe takes action against three tobacco businesses
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe takes action against three tobacco businesses (January 10, 2018)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe announced suspensions and more than $100,000 in fines against three tobacco vendors that do business on the reservation in New York.


Doug George-Kanentiio: Onondaga Chief Chief Irv Powless was a legend and a friend
Doug George-Kanentiio: Onondaga Chief Chief Irv Powless was a legend and a friend (December 13, 2017)

When I think of what it requires to be a rotiane in the best sense, Chief Irv Powless exemplified this in every instance of his 88 years and for that I am grateful


Montaukett Indian Nation denied a second time as governor vetoes recognition bill
Montaukett Indian Nation denied a second time as governor vetoes recognition bill (December 8, 2017)

The Montaukett Indian Nation has once again been denied recognition in the state of New York


Doug George-Kanentiio: Onondaga Nation Chief Irv Powless passes on at age 88
Doug George-Kanentiio: Onondaga Nation Chief Irv Powless passes on at age 88 (December 4, 2017)

Chief Irving Powless Jr., Daha‘tgatdohs, Beaver Clan Chief, established an enduring legacy for his exceptional kindness and command of traditional law.


Justice Thomas attacks land-into-trust process as Oneida Nation secures victory
Justice Thomas attacks land-into-trust process as Oneida Nation secures victory (November 27, 2017)

After delaying action for more than two months, the Supreme Court finally delivered victory to the Oneida Nation in a long-running land case. But there's some drama thanks to Justice Clarence Thomas.


Republican candidate questions mural for depicting Indian people as too 'dark'
Republican candidate questions mural for depicting Indian people as too 'dark' (October 13, 2017)

A Republican candidate in New York is being dropped by her own party after questioning a mural of Indian people.


Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon
Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon (October 2, 2017)

The U.S. Supreme Court is back at work this week with a new member and a slew of Indian law cases on the horizon.


Village changes seal of Indian being pushed to ground with Indian standing
Village changes seal of Indian being pushed to ground with Indian standing (September 28, 2017)

The village of Whitesboro in New York has changed its seal after facing criticism for depicting Indian people in a negative light.


Museum announces $14.5 million upgrade to Hall of Northwest Coast Indians
Museum announces $14.5 million upgrade to Hall of Northwest Coast Indians (September 26, 2017)

The American Museum of Natural History will work with tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada to update its Hall of Northwest Coast Indians.


Columbus statue in New York City vandalized amid review of 'symbols of hate'
Columbus statue in New York City vandalized amid review of 'symbols of hate' (September 13, 2017)

A statue of Christopher Columbus, widely reviled as a symbol of genocide of indigenous peoples, was vandalized in New York City.


Cayuga Nation leaders win control of tribal assets as internal fight continues
Cayuga Nation leaders win control of tribal assets as internal fight continues (September 11, 2017)

A leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation appears to be far from settled despite intervention by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.


St. Regis Mohawk Tribe acquires drug patents in attempt to end legal dispute
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe acquires drug patents in attempt to end legal dispute (September 8, 2017)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is entering the pharmaceutical industry in hopes of ending a legal challenge over a popular dry-eye drug.


St. Regis Mohawk Tribe welcomes recognition of authority on ancestral land
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe welcomes recognition of authority on ancestral land (July 25, 2017)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe will continue to provide law enforcement services on its ancestral territory thanks to a bill signed into law in New York state.


Editorial: Montaukett Indian Nation deserves to be recognized in New York
Editorial: Montaukett Indian Nation deserves to be recognized in New York (July 25, 2017)

Newsday is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to sign a bill recognizing the Montaukett Indian Nation.


Cayuga Nation leadership finally recognized by Bureau of Indian Affairs
Cayuga Nation leadership finally recognized by Bureau of Indian Affairs (July 17, 2017)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally resolved a long-running leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation but one faction still isn't satisfied.


Montaukett Indian Nation waiting on governor to sign recognition bill
Montaukett Indian Nation waiting on governor to sign recognition bill (July 11, 2017)

Lawmakers in New York unanimously approved legislation to recognize the Montaukett Indian Nation but the governor has yet to sign it.


Onondaga Nation protests lack of input in decisions at public school
Onondaga Nation protests lack of input in decisions at public school (June 29, 2017)

Parents from the Onondaga Nation pulled their children out of a public school in New York after officials refused to hire one of their own as principal.


Oneida Nation challenges Oneida Nation over use of 'Oneida' trademarks
Oneida Nation challenges Oneida Nation over use of 'Oneida' trademarks (June 28, 2017)

The Oneidas in Wisconsin are hoping to use trademarks that have been registered to their relatives in New York.


St. Regis Mohawk Tribe orders 20 non-citizens to leave reservation
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St. Regis Mohawk Tribe orders 20 non-citizens to leave reservation (June 21, 2017)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is enforcing its exclusion policy against people accused of engaging in criminal activity on the reservation in New York.


Judge tells UPS to pay $247M for shipping Indian tobacco products
Judge tells UPS to pay $247M for shipping Indian tobacco products (June 1, 2017)

A federal judge said UPS turned a 'blind eye' to tax-free tobacco shipments to and from reservations in New York.


Supreme Court won't disturb victory in Oneida Nation land case
Supreme Court won't disturb victory in Oneida Nation land case (May 15, 2017)

Yet a long-running dispute over 13,000 acres is not yet over for the New York-based tribe and the Trump administration.


Charles Kader: Tribal communities still face threats to their homelands
Charles Kader: Tribal communities still face threats to their homelands (April 24, 2017)

For indigenous communities like the Iroquois the phrase ‘Defend the Land’ has a literal connotation that extends past a basketball court.


Oneida Nation donated $10M to Museum of the American Revolution
Oneida Nation donated $10M to Museum of the American Revolution (April 17, 2017)

The tribe was the first nation to join America as an ally during the Revolutionary War.


Tribes enter a new era with conservative lean at Supreme Court
Tribes enter a new era with conservative lean at Supreme Court (April 10, 2017)

After losing case after case, tribes hope they have finally found in a friend in Neil Gorsuch, hand-picked by President Donald Trump.


Major museum secures donation of 'masterworks' by Native artists
Major museum secures donation of 'masterworks' by Native artists (April 7, 2017)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will be featuring Native art more prominently in its American Wing.


St. Regis Mohawk Tribe focuses on language and cultural efforts
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe focuses on language and cultural efforts (April 5, 2017)

The tribe awarded $300,000 in grants for language, cultural and environmental programs on the reservation in New York.


Shinnecock Nation chooses four members for council of trustees
Shinnecock Nation chooses four members for council of trustees (April 5, 2017)

Two incumbents and two former leaders were elected to the seven-member council of the New York-based tribe.


Judge holds UPS liable for transporting Indian tobacco products
Judge holds UPS liable for transporting Indian tobacco products (March 29, 2017)

The world's largest package delivery company is on the hook for millions of dollars after being found liable for shipping Indian tobacco products in New York.


Charles Kader: Learning some unwritten rules of reservation life
Charles Kader: Learning some unwritten rules of reservation life (March 13, 2017)

Leaving the reservation can be handled two ways in Native communities.


St. Regis Mohawk Tribe files another land-into-trust application
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe files another land-into-trust application (March 8, 2017)

The tribe has submitted applications for more than 218 acres in a land claim area in New York.


Darren Bonaparte: Mohawk people have long history with borders
Darren Bonaparte: Mohawk people have long history with borders (February 27, 2017)

Documents Shed Light on Historic Divisions at Akwesasne.


Steven Newcomb: Yes there actually was a Bowling Green massacre
Steven Newcomb: Yes there actually was a Bowling Green massacre (February 7, 2017)

Kellyanne Conway had the wrong Bowling Green.