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Rosebud Sioux Tribe slams House vote on Keystone XL Pipeline
Environment | National | Politics
Rosebud Sioux Tribe slams House vote on Keystone XL Pipeline (November 17, 2014)
Rosebud President Cyril Scott said approval of the controversial project was an 'act of war against our people.'

Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting
Education | Law | Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (July 31, 2014)
There was little discussion on the bills as all were non-controversial.

Lamwakers introduce bill for adoption tax credit for Indian parents
National | Politics
Lamwakers introduce bill for adoption tax credit for Indian parents (July 9, 2014)
The Tribal Adoption Parity Act recognizes tribal determinations for special needs children.

Sen. Cantwell might exit top Indian Affairs Committee job
Business | Politics
Sen. Cantwell might exit top Indian Affairs Committee job (January 7, 2014)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) might leave her post as chairwoman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee if she's offered the gavel on the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee.

Code Talkers to receive Congressional Gold Medal  at US Capitol
National
Code Talkers to receive Congressional Gold Medal at US Capitol (November 18, 2013)
Indian soldiers who used their language to transmit unbreakable codes will receive long-overdue recognition of their service during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

Native Sun News: US Senators designate  'National Bison Day'
National | Politics
Native Sun News: US Senators designate 'National Bison Day' (October 7, 2013)
Tim Johnson (D-SD) led a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing a resolution designating November 2, 2013, the first Saturday of November, as National Bison Day.

Native Sun News: Battle looms for Senate seat  in South Dakota

Native Sun News: Battle looms for Senate seat in South Dakota (April 10, 2013)
For the first time since 1978 South Dakota will have an open Senate seat up for grabs and with it comes a real possibility that the state will operate without a Democrat occupying either the position of US representative or Senator.

Native Sun News: Sen.   Johnson announces retirement plans
National | Politics
Native Sun News: Sen. Johnson announces retirement plans (March 28, 2013)
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Tim Johnson announces retirement By Brandon Ecoffey Native Sun...

Rosebud Sioux Tribe thanks Sen. Tim Johnson for his service
National | Politics
Rosebud Sioux Tribe thanks Sen. Tim Johnson for his service (March 27, 2013)
Members and leaders of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe said Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota), who announced his retirement on Tuesday, was always there when they needed help. Vice President William...

Sen. Tim Johnson of South Dakota expected to   retire  in 2014
Politics
Sen. Tim Johnson of South Dakota expected to retire in 2014 (March 26, 2013)
Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota), a longtime friend of Indian Country, is expected to announce his plans to retire from the Senate. Johnson is a member of the Senate Indian...

Sally Jewell vows to make Indian Country a  top priority at DOI
Politics
Sally Jewell vows to make Indian Country a top priority at DOI (March 8, 2013)
Sally Jewell vowed to make Indian issues a top priority if she is confirmed as the next Secretary of the Interior Department. Jewell, the top executive at Recreational Equipment...

Sen.  Johnson: Addressing domestic violence in Indian Country
Opinion
Sen. Johnson: Addressing domestic violence in Indian Country (October 31, 2012)
The following is the opinion of Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota). Late last month, I met with several domestic violence advocates and law enforcement personnel to discuss domestic violence and...

Native Sun News: A big victory for 'Obamacare' at Supreme Court
Health | Law | National
Native Sun News: A big victory for 'Obamacare' at Supreme Court (July 6, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Karin Eagle, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. WASHINGTON, DC –– Looming over the nation, a decision...

Sen. Johnson: Sioux tribes playing   major role in South Dakota
Opinion
Sen. Johnson: Sioux tribes playing major role in South Dakota (November 17, 2011)
The following is the opinion of Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota). Each November, we recognize National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month and celebrate the heritage and culture of...

Sen. Johnson  statement on the passing of Elouise Cobell
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National
Sen. Johnson statement on the passing of Elouise Cobell (October 17, 2011)
The following is a statement from Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota). Elouise Cobell never stopped fighting for the rights of Native Americans, no matter the roadblocks or red tape that...

Native Sun News: Field hearing examines Indian veteran care
Health | National
Native Sun News: Field hearing examines Indian veteran care (September 8, 2011)
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy. All content © Native Sun News. Don Lounder RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA -- Native Americans have served in the armed...

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