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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Makah Nation mounts strong defense of whaling at public hearing (05/01)
An opponent was so moved by the testimony of tribal members that he changed his position on the hunt.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge school hosts first bison ceremony (04/29)
Students and staff gathered outside of Loneman School for a ceremony for the harvesting and processing of a 3-year old buffalo from the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s Slim Butte’s pasture.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Public turns out for first hearing on Makah Nation's whale hunt (04/28)
The 1855 Treaty of Neah Bay secures the tribe's right to hunt but environmental groups have slowed the process through litigation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Wisconsin treaty rights (04/20)
The state interferes with the treaty rights of Ojibwe tribes by barring members from hunting deer at night on ceded lands.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Crow Tribe maintains right to hunt on off-reservation treaty land (04/09)
The state of Wyoming is citing a U.S. Supreme Court decision from 1896 as justification for pursuing tribal members who hunt on ceded lands.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Red Cliff Band designates entire reservation as a wolf sanctuary (03/18)
The wolf, or ma’iingan in the Ojibwe language, is considered the brother of man.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Column: Racism and ignorance in Makah Nation hunting debate (03/16)
With the Makah Indian whale hunt back in the news this past week, also back is the flood of advice for the tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Hunter from Crow Tribe pleads guilty for poaching in Wyoming (03/10)
The area is covered by an 1868 treaty but the state does not recognize off-reservation hunting rights.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Makah Nation committed to resumption of treaty whale hunts (03/06)
The tribe's last successful gray whale hunt occurred in May 1999.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Non-Indians guilty for hunting incidents on Montana reservation (02/27)
Six people accepted responsibility for violating a ban on hunting in two separate cases.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Yakama Nation hunter convicted of one count in treaty case (02/16)
Delbert Loren Wheeler said he had a right to be on federal land under the Yakama Treaty of 1855.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Men from Crow Tribe cited for hunt on treaty lands in Wyoming (02/06)
The three men are accused of illegal poaching in the Bighorn Mountains.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Ojibwe tribes open swan hunting season on treaty-ceded land (11/04)
The season runs through December 31, or until 10 trumpeter swans are taken, whichever comes first.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Opinion
Editorial: Address safety concerns about tribal hunts at night (10/20)
Newspaper urges caution as tribes move forward with deer hunts at night after winning a major treaty rights case.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Tribes in Wisconsin win big decision in treaty hunting dispute (10/10)
Lac du Flambeau Band President Thomas Maulson welcomed the 'tremendous victory' for tribes in the state.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
7th Circuit sets oral arguments in Ojibwe night hunting lawsuit (08/06)
Tribal members want to exercise their treaty rights by hunting deer at night on ceded lands.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Wisconsin tribes ask 7th Circuit to hear treaty hunting dispute (05/08)
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals is being asked to resolve a treaty hunting dispute in Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Nez Perce Tribe defends Yellowstone bison hunting practices (03/06)
The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho has a treaty right to hunt bison from Yellowstone National Park, Chairman Silas Whitman said.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Blackfeet man blasts bison hunting practices of Nez Perce Tribe (03/05)
A member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana took a bison heart to the state Capitol on Tuesday to protest the hunting practices of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Nez Perce Tribe investigates dumping of bison on reservation (02/28)
The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho is investigating the disposal of a bison carcass on the reservation.

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