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Landowners from Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes receive Cobell buy-back offers
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National
Landowners from Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes receive Cobell buy-back offers (August 24, 2017)
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes are the last in Oklahoma to participate in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations because funds are running out.

Oklahoma Democrats hire LaRenda Morgan as first Native liaison
Politics
Oklahoma Democrats hire LaRenda Morgan as first Native liaison (March 27, 2017)
The Cheyenne-Arapaho citizen will be reaching out to tribes in hopes of making the party more friendly to Indian Country.

Alison Black: Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes wrong on racist mascot
Education | Opinion
Alison Black: Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes wrong on racist mascot (March 6, 2017)
Endorsing the El Reno Indian Spirit Charter Indian mascot sends the wrong message.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribe joins Cobell buy-back efforts
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National | Trust
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribe joins Cobell buy-back efforts (February 13, 2017)
With each passing generation new problems arise in Indian country that threaten tribal sovereignty.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribe launches new project with USDA
Environment | National
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribe launches new project with USDA (January 26, 2017)
The new partnership will establish a demonstration farm on Tribal lands in Oklahoma to showcase the effectiveness of soil health practices.

Three more tribes sign cooperative agreements for Cobell program
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National
Three more tribes sign cooperative agreements for Cobell program (December 15, 2016)
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, the Stockbridge-Munsee Band and the Scyuan Band will help educate landowners about the Cobell buy-back effort.

Lakota Country Times: Tribes unite to buy sacred Bear Butte land
Environment | National
Lakota Country Times: Tribes unite to buy sacred Bear Butte land (November 18, 2016)
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and the Northern Cheyenne Tribe outbid 21 others to acquire the land for nearly $1.1 million.

Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Support and unity at Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's #NoDAPL camp
Environment | National
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Support and unity at Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's #NoDAPL camp (August 26, 2016)
On the reservation of Standing Rock Sioux there were over 2,000 people with one thing in common: stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Native Sun News: Uranium mine near sacred site seeks to expand
Environment | National
Native Sun News: Uranium mine near sacred site seeks to expand (March 23, 2016)
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is inviting the public to comment on proposed expansion of Australia’s largest U.S. aquifer mining operation, also Wyoming’s newest uranium mine, located near Mato Tipila.

Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Family seeks justice for death
Law | National
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Family seeks justice for death (January 26, 2016)
Juan Lira Jr., 44, was hit by a car on September 8, 2015 as he was walking in Clinton, Oklahoma. He died at the scene.

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes take part in unique gut microbe study
Health
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes take part in unique gut microbe study (December 3, 2015)
Researchers led by the University of Oklahoma conducted the first-ever study of the gut microbes of a Native population.

Clara Caufield: Northern and Southern Cheyenne are still related
Opinion
Clara Caufield: Northern and Southern Cheyenne are still related (October 22, 2015)
Thanks to my good friend Talli Nauman, Native Sun Health and Environment Editor, I found myself in Oklahoma City for a week long hiatus, a speaker at the 25th convention of the Society for Environmental Journalists.

Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes negotiate hunting agreements
Environment | Law
Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes negotiate hunting agreements (September 22, 2015)
The Cherokee Nation signed the first hunting and fishing compact but the deal is controversial among its citizens.

Tulalip Tribes mourn deaths of four young people in accident
National
Tulalip Tribes mourn deaths of four young people in accident (August 20, 2015)
A pickup crashed into a hatchery pond on the reservation and all four occupants drowned.

Choctaw Nation embraces President Obama on 'historic day'
National | Politics | Technology
Choctaw Nation embraces President Obama on 'historic day' (July 16, 2015)
The president met with Chief Gary Batton and a group of Native youth before announcing the ConnectHome initiative for high-speed Internet.

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Youth see White House support
National | Politics
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Youth see White House support (July 10, 2015)
Over 1,000 young people from 230 tribal nations came together at the White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.

Four groups in Oklahoma seeking federal recognition through BIA

Four groups in Oklahoma seeking federal recognition through BIA (July 3, 2015)
Only one group -- the Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band -- appears to be actively working on a petition.

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Sand Creek documentary premieres
Arts & Entertainment | Education | National
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Sand Creek documentary premieres (June 10, 2015)
Last November, Cheyenne and Arapaho television crew joined over 100 tribal members in Colorado to observe a week of events honoring the 150th commemoration of the Sand Creek Massacre.

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Artists shine at Red Earth fest
Arts & Entertainment | National
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Artists shine at Red Earth fest (June 9, 2015)
The drumbeat pounds life into the arena, enwrapping the dancers, the spectators and the artists in its cultural embrace through the sprawl of the 2015 Red Earth Festival.

Cherokee Nation to negotiate hunting and fishing agreement
Environment | Law
Cherokee Nation to negotiate hunting and fishing agreement (May 6, 2015)
The tribe has asserted a right to hunt and fish free of state regulation.

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes host honoring for Suzan Shown Harjo
National
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes host honoring for Suzan Shown Harjo (April 15, 2015)
The homecoming celebration takes place at the Concho Community Hall in Concho, Oklahoma, on Friday.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes sue two former leaders for funds
Law | Politics
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes sue two former leaders for funds (March 17, 2015)
Former lieutenant governor Leslie Wandrie-Harjo said the money is sitting untouched in a bank.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes reclaim $6.5M in dispute with bank
Law | Politics
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes reclaim $6.5M in dispute with bank (March 12, 2015)
The funds were in limbo due to a leadership dispute that was resolved more than a year ago.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes leader calls fires a 'heinous act'
Environment | Law | National
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes leader calls fires a 'heinous act' (February 4, 2015)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are investigating.

Fires strike buildings owned by Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
Law | National
Fires strike buildings owned by Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (February 3, 2015)
The tribal courthouse, the tribal newspaper office and a maintenance barn were damaged and another building was intentionally damaged by a vehicle.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes declare war on methamphetamine
Law | National
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes declare war on methamphetamine (January 30, 2015)
Tribal leaders say drug cartels are targeting their members due to inadequate law enforcement.

Ned Blackhawk: Remembering the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864
Opinion
Ned Blackhawk: Remembering the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 (November 28, 2014)
In terms of sheer horror, few events matched Sand Creek.

Michael Allen: My ancestor took part in Sand Creek Massacre
Opinion
Michael Allen: My ancestor took part in Sand Creek Massacre (November 26, 2014)
Editor at The Wall Street Journal shares his family's connection to the Sand Creek Massacre on November 29, 1864.

Smithsonian: Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 won't be forgotten
National
Smithsonian: Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 won't be forgotten (November 20, 2014)
A national historic site documents a 'crime scene' were upwards of 200 Cheyenne and Arapaho -- mainly women and children -- were murdered.

Family of Indian teen killed by police stage protest in Oklahoma
Law | National
Family of Indian teen killed by police stage protest in Oklahoma (September 23, 2014)
Mah-hi-Vist Goodblanket, a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, was killed at his family's home on December 18, 2013.

Tribes in Oklahoma raise their minimum wage above federal level
Business | National
Tribes in Oklahoma raise their minimum wage above federal level (September 15, 2014)
At least five tribes, including two with large enterprises, have raised their minimum wage well above the federal standard of $7.25 per hour.

Leadership flap in Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes appears settled
Law | Politics | Trust
Leadership flap in Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes appears settled (August 1, 2014)
It looks like Gov. Eddie Hamilton is the stable and legitimate leader.

KGOU: Indian Times review of news affecting Oklahoma tribes
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Environment | National | Politics
KGOU: Indian Times review of news affecting Oklahoma tribes (July 28, 2014)
This week, Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes leadership ruling, Cobell settlement delays and tribal climate change program.

Indian Times: Weekly recap of news affecting Oklahoma tribes
National
Indian Times: Weekly recap of news affecting Oklahoma tribes (May 19, 2014)
Tobacco compact, Indian education, federal nominees and the minimum wage were in the news.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes set to increase minimum wage
National
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes set to increase minimum wage (May 16, 2014)
Hourly wage goes from $7.25 to $9 under resolution approved by tribal lawmakers.

Colorado to consult with tribes for 1864 Sand Creek Massacre
Education | National
Colorado to consult with tribes for 1864 Sand Creek Massacre (March 18, 2014)
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) promised to work more closely with tribes as the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre approaches.

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes continue long fight for return of land
Law | National | Politics
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes continue long fight for return of land (March 10, 2014)
Leadership disputes have kept the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma in the news for the last couple of years but there's one issue that binds the community together -- the return of their ancestral land.

Land taken from Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes gets new project
National | Politics
Land taken from Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes gets new project (February 5, 2014)
It looks like the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma won't be seeing the return of their ancestral land soon.

Indian Times: Review of news affecting tribes in Oklahoma
National
Indian Times: Review of news affecting tribes in Oklahoma (January 21, 2014)
Indian Times at KGOU recaps a week of news for Oklahoma tribes.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes elect rival sets of leaders
Politics
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes elect rival sets of leaders (January 13, 2014)
Rival factions of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma elected new leaders but the Bureau of Indian Affairs isn't recognizing either group.

Indian beneficiaries who can't be located are owed millions
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement
Indian beneficiaries who can't be located are owed millions (January 10, 2014)
The federal government can't located more than 30,000 Indian beneficiaries who are owed a portion of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes seek return of ancestral land
Environment | National | Politics
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes seek return of ancestral land (January 9, 2014)
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes are seeking the return of ancestral land in Oklahoma

BIA won't release funds for Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes per cap
Politics | Trust
BIA won't release funds for Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes per cap (December 5, 2013)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is refusing to release funds to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma due to an ongoing leadership dispute.

Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes spend millions on elder services
National
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes spend millions on elder services (November 22, 2013)
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma has spent $2.7 million on elders this year, Gov. Janice Prairie Chief-Boswell said.

Interview with couple about Cheyenne-Arapaho marriage law
Law | National
Interview with couple about Cheyenne-Arapaho marriage law (October 29, 2013)
VICE interviews Jason Pickel and Darren Black Bear, who will be getting married under the laws of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Oklahoma.

Amber Bighorse: Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes make history
Opinion
Amber Bighorse: Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes make history (October 28, 2013)
Amber Bighorse, the Lt. Gov. of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, discusses marriage equality.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes draw attention to marriage law
Law | National
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes draw attention to marriage law (October 25, 2013)
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes have drawn a lot of media attention for their non-discriminatory marriage law in Oklahoma.

Editorial: Tribe leading way to marriage equality in Oklahoma
Opinion
Editorial: Tribe leading way to marriage equality in Oklahoma (October 24, 2013)
With the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in the news for its non-discriminatory marriage law, a newspaper wonders when state of Oklahoma will catch up.

Same-sex couple plans wedding under Cheyenne-Arapaho law
Law | National
Same-sex couple plans wedding under Cheyenne-Arapaho law (October 23, 2013)
A member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma is welcoming the public to celebrate his marriage to his partner.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes recognize same-sex marriages
Law | National
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes recognize same-sex marriages (October 22, 2013)
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma recognize same-sex marriages.

Cheyenne-Arapaho elder shares tribal knowledge of tornadoes
Environment | National
Cheyenne-Arapaho elder shares tribal knowledge of tornadoes (August 9, 2013)
Gordon Yellowman Sr., an elder of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, shared some Cheyenne knowledge about tornadoes and storms with The New York Times.

Native Sun News:  Student honored for suicide prevention work
National
Native Sun News: Student honored for suicide prevention work (July 30, 2013)
A member of the Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho tribe has been honored with an award that acknowledges his commitment to preventing suicide among Native American communities and his efforts at cultural preservation.

Descendants of Sand Creek Massacre   sue over  treaty promise
Law | National
Descendants of Sand Creek Massacre sue over treaty promise (July 11, 2013)
Four members of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes are suing the federal government over a treaty that promised reparations for the November 29, 1864, Sand Creek Massacre.

Analysis: A power dispute within Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes
Law | Politics
Analysis: A power dispute within Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes (May 17, 2013)
Analysis of a leadership dispute within the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma: In western Oklahoma, tension and drama seem perpetually to surround the governance of the Cheyenne & Arapaho...

Opinion:  Activist devoted life to   Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
Opinion
Opinion: Activist devoted life to Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (April 23, 2013)
Patrick B. McGuigan on the activism of Archie Doyle Hoffman Sr., a late member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma: Archie Hoffman’s dreams for Oklahoma’s Cheyenne & Arapaho...

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes attorney charged for child porn
Law
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes attorney charged for child porn (February 7, 2013)
The attorney general for one faction of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma has been arrested on child pornography charges. Jeremy Oliver, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, allegedly...

Bank not allowed to close  Cheyenne-Arapaho  Tribes account
Law | Politics
Bank not allowed to close Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes account (September 19, 2012)
A judge in Oklahoma won't let a bank close accounts held by the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, The Native Times reports. Judge Doug Haught said closing the accounts would basically...

BIA to release money for Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes contracts
Law | Politics
BIA to release money for Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes contracts (September 10, 2012)
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma will be able to receive money for its self-determination contracts thanks to a ruling from the Interior Board of Indian Appeals. The tribe...

Bank wants to close accounts for Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
Law | Politics
Bank wants to close accounts for Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (August 29, 2012)
A bank in Oklahoma is seeking permission to close down accounts held by the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, The Native American Times reports. The accounts contain about $6.4 million. Rival...

Judge asserts control of Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes bank account
Law | Politics
Judge asserts control of Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes bank account (June 26, 2012)
A state judge in Oklahoma has assumed control of a bank account holding $6.4 million owned by the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes. Judge Doug Haught said rival tribal factions will...

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