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Filed Under: Law | National
Family and friends protest fatal police shooting of Indian man (07/15)
A surveillance video and a witness paint a different picture of the fatal shooting of Paul Castaway in Denver, Colorado.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Save Oak Flat caravan leaves Arizona for journey to nation's capital (07/07)
The Apache Stronghold group will be crossing several states as they make their way to Washington, D.C., for events on July 21 and July 22.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate appropriations bill shields tribes from BLM fracking rule (06/26)
The Republican-led Congress and President Barack Obama are headed to a showdown over the fiscal year 2016 Interior appropriations bill.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Federal judge puts temporary hold on BLM's fracking regulation (06/24)
The move came as the Ute Tribe of Utah announced that it will join the fight against the controversial standards.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Southern Ute Tribe loses bid to stop fracking rule on reservation (06/23)
A federal judge denied a motion for a temporary restraining order but will proceed to the merits of the case.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Southern Ute Tribe sues to block fracking rule on reservation (06/22)
The rule is set to go into effect on Wednesday but could be blocked by court action of Congress.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Education | National
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Sand Creek documentary premieres (06/10)
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.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Cherokee law students eager for summer work on Indian issues (05/27)
Alayna Farris will be working at the Native American Rights Fund and Bryan Shade will be at the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Filed Under: Opinion
Raymond Coriz: Southern Ute Tribe working to save more lives (05/15)
If there is one thing I could urge all motorists - drivers, passengers, front seat, back seat, all ages - to do every time you get in a vehicle, it's buckle up.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe aims to draw in tourists with new business (05/01)
The Ute Mountain Indian Trading Company and Gallery will be opening at the site of a popular art gallery and studio.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Republican lawmakers kill Indian mascot measure in Colorado (04/30)
Indian students and parents testified in support of the bill but it was stopped by a party-line vote.

Filed Under: Education
University of Minnesota sees surge in Native student enrollment (04/23)
The university is located on the site of a former boarding school and is required to waive tuition for eligible Native students.

Filed Under: Politics
Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill (04/17)
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) joins former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R) and former Sen. Ken Salazar (D) in bringing Native fashion to the nation's capital.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Colorado House approves bill to restrict use of Indian mascots (04/16)
The bill faces an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Senate.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Vote delayed on bill to restrict use of Indian mascots in Colorado (04/14)
One Democrat was going to vote no, which would have left the bill one vote short of what it needed for passage in the Colorado House.

Filed Under: Law | National
Benefit ride set for Navajo Nation police officer injured on duty (04/10)
James Hale was shot in the leg on March 19 in an incident that resulted in the death of his colleague Alex Yazzie.

Filed Under: Education
Elder from Southern Ute Tribe teaches language in public school (04/10)
Fewer than 40 people still speak the Ute language on a regular basis.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Ellie Reynolds: Native people used as pawns in mascot debates (03/31)
As a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe, the suffocating political correctness policing of every aspect of our lives concerns me.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Bill in Colorado restricts use of Indian mascots in public schools (03/24)
At least 10 schools in the state continue to use Indian mascots, nicknames and imagery.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Southern Ute Tribe among biggest bidders in DOI lease auction (03/19)
The tribe's energy development arm won $59 million in leases in the Gulf of Mexico.

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