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Filed Under: Health | National
Ponca Tribe sends twelve youth to White House conference (06/30)
The young tribal members accepted the Generation Indigenous challenge and created the Ponca Pantry to collect food, clothing and other items for elders.

Filed Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe nursing home on track (06/24)
The OST Nursing Home is on track, taking shape at its site south of Whiteclay, taking advantage of the construction season.

Filed Under: Law
Former chairman of Omaha Tribe pleads guilty in fund theft case (06/16)
Amen Sheridan, 54, admitted that he knew about the theft of tribal housing funds.

Filed Under: Law
Men from Winnebago Tribe sentenced in separate federal cases (06/09)
The U.S. Attorney's Office reported sentencing in a firearms case and an assault case.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Cheyenne outbreak was part of bloody history in Nebraska (06/08)
The Cheyenne Outbreak proved to be 'the bloodiest chapter' of Fort Robinson’s history and one of the major battles of the Indian Wars.

Filed Under: Opinion
Erin Grace: Ride from Santee Sioux to Crow Creek honors women (06/01)
Members of the vast Dakota Sioux diaspora met on a gray Memorial Day to remember a series of events that occurred 152 years ago: a war, an imprisonment, a mass execution and an expulsion from an ancestral home.

Filed Under: Law | National
Omaha Tribe surprised by appeal in reservation boundary case (05/28)
The tribe met with local officials to discuss the matter but wasn't told that a Supreme Court petition had already been drafted.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Nebraska ends death penalty in historic and close veto override (05/28)
Nationally, the death penalty has impacted Native Americans at disproportional rates.

Filed Under: Education | National
Rosebud Sioux student to wear eagle plume for graduation (05/19)
School officials initially balked at the request but the student's sister and other Native students came to her defense.

Filed Under: Politics
Winnebago Tribe removes four council members after scandal (05/14)
Almost every council member resigned or was forced out after an audit questioned their spending habits.

Filed Under: Opinion
Marc Simmons: Spanish expedition led to battle in Nebraska (05/11)
To readers of colonial New Mexico history, the names Coronado, Espejo, Oñate, Vargas, Escalante and De Anza are quite familiar.

Filed Under: Politics
Winnebago Tribe holds election to replace council members (05/06)
Three seats were open after longtime Chairman John Blackhawk and two others resigned in the wake of a spending scandal.

Filed Under: National
Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska symposium focuses on Native issues (05/05)
The symposium set for May 14-15 incorporates the commission’s Standing Bear Breakfast and will be informative for anyone concerned about the future wellbeing of Natives in the Great Plains.

Filed Under: Business
Winnebago Tribe works on plans for big housing development (05/04)
The 200-acre Flatwater Crossing along the Missouri River would include housing, retail and public spaces.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Presidential hopeful Rand Paul draws 'NDN' supporter on Twitter (04/13)
It's not clear who is behind the account or whether it is linked to the Republican candidate's campaign.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Winnebago Tribe holds election next month to fill vacant seats (04/07)
Three seats are open following the resignation of Chairman John Blackhawk and two other council members.

Filed Under: Law | National
Nebraska measure seeks to improve Indian Child Welfare Act (04/06)
The bill creates stronger guidelines to ensure tribes and Indian families are notified and are given every opportunity to keep Indian children in their communities.

Filed Under: Law | National
US Attorneys host tribes for Violence Against Women Act session (04/02)
Tribes can arrest, prosecute and try non-Indians for certain domestic violence offenses as long as their justice systems protect the constitutional rights of defendants.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Chairman of Winnebago Tribe quits as council exodus continues (04/02)
John Blackhawk led the tribe for nearly 20 years during an unprecedented era of growth and opportunity.

Filed Under: Education | National
Kevin Abourezk: Students retrace journey of Chief Standing Bear (03/30)
In 1877, Standing Bear led his people on a forced march to Oklahoma from their home in northeast Nebraska.

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