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Filed Under: Cobell | National
Osage Nation expects to see $7.4M in Cobell consolidation offers (01/27)
The offers will go out to nearly 700 landowners, The Osage News reported.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Trust
City rejects Citizen Potawatomi Nation land detachment petition (01/22)
Supporters of the tribe appeared to outnumber opponents but city officials deadlocked on the tribe's request.

Filed Under: Education | National
Oklahoma lawmakers debate future of unfinished Indian museum (01/22)
The facility in Oklahoma City needs another $80 million -- donors have pledged $40 million if the state comes up with the rest.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
City sets hearing on Citizen Potawatomi Nation land detachment (01/20)
The tribe wants a formal declaration that its trust lands do not fall under local jurisdiction.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Internet lenders linked to Miami Nation agree to $21M settlement (01/19)
The Federal Trade Commission accused the companies of violating consumer protection laws.

Filed Under: Health
Cherokee Nation among seven tribes in IHS construction program (01/16)
The tribe will spend $53.1 million on a new hospital in Tahlequah.

Filed Under: National
Miami Nation to open office on ancestral homelands in Indiana (01/15)
The tribe was based in Indiana before being removed to Kansas and then to Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Women take chair and top positions in Caddo Nation election (01/14)
Voters choose Tamara Michele Francis, Carol Ross as vice chair, Jennifer Reeder as secretary and Wildena Moffer as treasurer.

Filed Under: Business
Muscogee Nation plans $22M entertainment riverfront venue (01/14)
The tribe plans to open the development in 18 months.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Chief of Cherokee Nation won't be prosecuted for pigeon shoot (01/09)
Chief Bill John Baker apologized for attending the event in which live pigeons were thrown in the air and shot down.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Native Sun News: Professor works on youth suicide prevention (01/08)
'If you want to have happy children you have to be a happy parent,' said one participant at the American Indian Life Skills Curriculum workshop.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe fined for online loan operation (01/07)
Chairman John Shotton was fined $700,000 and two tribal entities were fined $800,000.

Filed Under: Canada
Doug George-Kanentiio: A 2015 update on the Iroquois population (01/06)
The determination of the Iroquois, among many other native nations, to endure defied the political, religious and cultural trends at that time.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: It's time to bring Jim Thorpe home to Oklahoma (12/22)
After his death in April 1953 his third wife Patricia Askew Thorpe, a non-Indian, burst into Thorpeā€™s traditional Sac and Fox funeral wake with Oklahoma state troopers at her side.

Filed Under: Education
Wyandotte Nation set to break ground on $1.4M cultural center (12/19)
The tribe hopes to have most of the 7,000 square-foot facility complete by September 2015.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Cherokee Nation court backs workers who lost jobs after election (12/16)
A group of employees went to court when they were fired by new Chief Bill John Baker.

Filed Under: Law
Ex-employee of Oklahoma tribal corporation sentenced for theft (12/10)
Robin Jean Bitseedy admitted stealing money from WCD Enterprises, a corporation charted by the Wichita Tribes, the Caddo Nation and the Delaware Tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dwanna Robertson: Indian people long exploited by legal system (12/04)
My own research reveals that indigenous men and women deal with unrelenting injustice inherent within the U.S. criminal justice system.

Filed Under: National
Kevin Abourezk: A mystery of Indian agents with same name (11/26)
Two men with the same name served as Indian agents but only one oversaw the forced removal of Chief Standing Bear and the Ponca Tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Cara Cowan Watts: Share the blessings of the Cherokee Nation (11/25)
Council member for the Cherokee Nation offers a Thanksgiving message.

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