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Filed Under: Environment | Law
Omaha Tribe signs agreement with EPA to improve utility services (08/29)
The Omaha Tribal Utility Commission agreed to make about $1 million in improvements to drinking and wastewater systems and to its trash collection program.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mike Johanns: Retracing steps of great Ponca Chief Standing Bear (08/29)
An imprisoned Native American chief, an unlikely cadre of Nebraskans and a harrowing journey led to one of America’s earliest civil rights victories 135 years ago.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Three Indian artists selected as NEA's National Heritage Fellows (08/22)
A Mohawk basketweaver, an Odawa quillworker and an Omaha singer will be honored next month in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Environment | National
Neil Young and Willie Nelson stage anti-Keystone benefit show (08/18)
The Harvest the Hope Concert will benefit Bold Nebraska, the Indigenous Environmental Network and the Cowboy Indian Alliance.

Filed Under: National
Kevin Abourezk: Lincoln Indian Center eyes $12M for new home (08/11)
Kevin Abourezk reports on plans by the Lincoln Indian Center to raise $12 million for a new building.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Indigenous Riders roar through reservations (08/11)
A small number of people with big hearts roared into Pine Ridge last week to provide a buffalo feed, stories, and some much needed relaxation to members of the community.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Oglala Sioux group runs 477 miles to protest Keystone XL plan (08/08)
About 20 tribal members ran across Nebraska to raise awareness about the environmental impacts of the controversial pipeline

Filed Under: Health
Winnebago Tribe looking to address deficiencies at IHS hospital (08/05)
The tribe was given a 14-page list of corrections, Chairman John Blackhawk said.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Support grows for trail to recognize forced march of Ponca Tribe (08/01)
The Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail traces the forced removal and return of the Ponca Tribe to Nebraska.

Filed Under: Education | National
Ponca Tribe museum features headdress worn by Standing Bear (07/08)
The museum is inside a building that was constructed tribal members in 1936.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Editorial: Ponca Tribe makes strides in boosting health service (06/16)
Nebraska newspaper praises the Ponca Tribe for tackling behavioral health issues.

Filed Under: Health
Winnebago Tribe hopes to prevent Medicare cutoff at hospital (05/28)
Federal agency launched investigation after patient died last month.

Filed Under: National
Ponca Tribe aims to move into new headquarters in early 2015 (05/13)
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is building a new headquarters.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gloria Hamilton: Chief Standing Bear stood up for human rights (05/12)
Gloria Hamilton, the culture director for the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, explains the significance of Chief Standing Bear.

Filed Under: National
Meet Native America: Judi Gaiashkibos of Nebraska commission (05/09)
The National Museum of the American Indian continues its Meet Native America series with Judi M. Gaiashkibos, the executive director of the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Arvol Looking Horse speaks against Keystone (04/28)
Arvol Looking Horse, 19th generation keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe Bundle of the Oceti Sakowin, targeted the proposed Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline in a statement to commemorate Earth Day.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Videos: Cowboy Indian Alliance protests Keystone XL Pipeline (04/23)
The Cowboy Indian Alliance arrived in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to protest the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

Filed Under: Opinion
Zoltán Grossman: Cowboy Indian Alliance rides in Washington (04/23)
It’s not everyday you see cowboys helping to set up a tipi encampment, but that’s what is happening this week on the National Mall.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National | Politics
State Department needs more time to review Keystone XL (04/21)
The State Department is taking more time to review the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Omaha Tribe gets odd gift from Washington team owner (03/31)
Columnist tries to ask the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska about a gift from the Original Americans Foundation.

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