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Filed Under: Law | Politics
Leader of Kiowa Tribe challenges BIA's intervention in election (03/02)
Chairman Amber Toppah has remained in charge of the tribe for more than four years.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Indian tobacco company rebuffed in another dispute with state (03/02)
Native Wholesale Supply Company has lost battles with Oklahoma, California and Idaho.

Filed Under: Politics
Cherokee Nation chief faces at least four challengers in election (02/27)
The election takes place June 27 and a run-off, if necessary, will be held July 25.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Beautiful trend emerges with power of Native vote (02/27)
The demographic shift that reflects Native voting power is only beginning.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Cherokees learned discrimination from colonists (02/25)
The colonists did not want any females signing treaties, regardless of their representative status.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Oklahoma attempts to rewrite role of Whites in history (02/25)
The facts of Cherokee oppression are emblematic of U.S. history generally.

Filed Under: Opinion
Bill John Baker: Sharing the Cherokee Nation's story of success (02/24)
As Chief of the Cherokee Nation, I am proud of the progress we are making for our citizens and for all of Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (02/23)
Three bills are on the agenda for the business meeting while the oversight hearing will focus on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for Indian programs.

Filed Under: Business | Sports
Muscogee Nation begins construction for $22M golf complex (02/18)
The FlyingTee Entertainment and Golf Complex is due to open in early 2016.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Museum hosts play and panel on Jim Thorpe repatriation dispute (02/11)
An appeals court has refused to return the remains of the legendary athlete to his sons.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Red Lake Nation to hold community meetings on legal marijuana (02/09)
Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. is warning that the process will move slowly.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Use tribal tax revenues for Oklahoma Indian museum (02/06)
Of the $80 million needed to finish the project, $40 million in private funding has been pledged if the state comes up with the remaining $40 million.

Filed Under: National
Otoe-Missouria Tribe to mark 100th birthday of oldest member (02/04)
Lorena Kihega DeRoin was born in 1915 and worked for the tribe until she was 98.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes leader calls fires a 'heinous act' (02/04)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are investigating.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
3rd Circuit won't reconsider decision in Jim Thorpe NAGPRA case (02/04)
The legendary athlete's sons can now petition the Supreme Court to review the dispute.

Filed Under: National
Chickasaw Nation citizens start purchasing tribal vehicle tags (02/03)
Elder Pauline Brown, a Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame inductee, was among the first in line.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation making strides in health care (02/03)
As I have said time and time again, no issue is more important for the Cherokee Nation and our future than access to quality health care.

Filed Under: Law | National
Fires strike buildings owned by Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (02/03)
The tribal courthouse, the tribal newspaper office and a maintenance barn were damaged and another building was intentionally damaged by a vehicle.

Filed Under: Politics
Lawmakers introduce bill to allow Miami Nation to revoke charter (01/30)
Changing the outdated document is extremely difficult.

Filed Under: Business | Health | National
Quapaw Tribe interested in cultivating marijuana for medical uses (01/30)
Agriculture is already a key part of the Quapaw economy.

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