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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Racist emails of former Montana federal judge to be preserved (03/26)
Richard Cebull sent 'hundreds' of racist messages, including some about Native Americans, but their contents haven't been publicly disclosed.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: History lesson in foreign relations from Indian nations (03/16)
It became quickly clear that, as a new nation, America needed one voice in negotiations with both Indian nations and European empires in matters of war, peace and trade.

Filed Under: Opinion
White House Blog: Tribes make communities safer with VAWA (03/11)
Women in Native communities are victims of domestic violence at higher rates than the general population, and often at the hands of non-Indian men.

Filed Under: Opinion
Simon Moya-Smith: Rich privilege and rich old men in America (03/11)
Understanding the toxic, pickling effect of privilege can help you better comprehend thugs like Donald Trump, Dan Snyder, the Koch brothers and, lately, Rudolph Giuliani.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Tribes reach key milestone with jurisdiction provisions of VAWA (03/09)
Tribes nationwide are able to hold non-Indian domestic violence offenders accountable for crimes in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Treaty defenders to see Keystone fight to end (03/05)
The Indigenous Environmental Network lauded President Barack Obama for heeding the call of the Oceti Sakowin in his veto of a congressional bill to authorize TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline across treaty territory.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone XL measure (03/04)
The vote was 62 to 37 but it did not reach the two-thirds threshold required to override.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Another lawsuit filed over former federal judge's racist emails (03/04)
An investigation said the judge send 'hundreds' of racist message, including some about Native Americans.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native youth send video message to Obama on Keystone XL (03/03)
The youth from South Dakota call the project a threat to their treaty rights and their way of life.

Filed Under: Opinion
Donna Ennis: Obama budget supports tribal self-determination (02/26)
Contract support costs are critical to the administration of Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Obama expected to veto bill to authorize Keystone XL Pipeline (02/24)
The Republican-controlled Congress doesn't have enough votes to override a veto.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Thoughts on Obama's speech at prayer breakfast (02/23)
Every Indian I’ve consulted about it thought Obama let his own religion off way too easily.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Tara Houska: Congress continues tradition of taking from tribes (02/13)
Congress is again poised to significantly and negatively impact tribal lands via must-pass legislation.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Dean Suagee: Keystone XL Pipeline and climate change debate (02/13)
Climate change is real, and the fact that Keystone XL has moved as far along toward approval as it has is a source of distress.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Congress approves measure to authorize Keystone XL Pipeline (02/12)
The only two enrolled tribal members in Congress -- Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) -- voted for the bill.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Obama touches sore spot with Christianity remark (02/12)
Historical records show that Christianity was very violent during long periods of its development.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Robert McSwain named acting director of Indian Health Service (02/10)
Yvette Roubideaux will serve as a senior advisor while her official confirmation as director is sorted out.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
San Carlos Apache Tribe leads 40-mile march for sacred site (02/06)
Participants will gather at Oak Flat for a prayer ceremony and other events.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National | Politics
EPA urges another look at emissions from Keystone XL Pipeline (02/04)
President Obama has said greenhouse gas emissions will be a factor in his decision on the permit for the project.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
San Carlos Apache Tribe to hold spiritual march to sacred site (02/03)
The 40-mile walk and gathering will highlight opposition to a copper mine on sacred lands used for food, medicinal gathering and ceremonies.

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