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Filed Under: Opinion
Mark Charles: Trail of Tears sign points to much deeper problem (09/16)
Mark Charles says a sign poking fun at the Trail of Tears underscores systemic racism facing Native people.

Filed Under: Business | National
Tribes in Oklahoma raise their minimum wage above federal level (09/15)
At least five tribes, including two with large enterprises, have raised their minimum wage well above the federal standard of $7.25 per hour.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Cherokee Nation loses land to land grab a century ago (09/09)
Author discusses the Land Run of 1893, in which land promised to the Cherokee Nation by treaty was open to settlers.

Filed Under: Law
10th Circuit tells Thlopthlocco Tribal Town to return to Creek court (09/04)
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a partial victory to the Thlopthlocco Tribal Town in a judicial dispute involving the Muscogee Nation.

Filed Under: National
Choctaw Nation offers car tag refunds to members under compact (09/04)
Tribal members will be able to register at any tag agency in the state.

Filed Under: National
Comanche Nation recognizing Code Talkers with new gravestones (09/02)
Some 14 tribal members served as Code Talkers during World War II.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Sports
Jennie Stockle: Fans mock Cherokee people with Trail of Tears sign (09/02)
Jennie Stockle of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry discusses the Trail of Tears incident at a football game in Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Lauren Jones: Affordable Care Act benefits Native Americans too (08/29)
Lauren Jones of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma explains how the Affordable Care Act helps Native Americans secure additional health coverage.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Cara Cowan Watts: Laying the groundwork for college scholarship (08/28)
Cherokee Nation Council member Cara Cowan Watts shares college scholarship tips.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Police officers who shot Indian teen get medals (08/28)
Two recipients of the Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association Medal of Honor were also involved in the shooting death of Mah-hi-Vist GoodBlanket.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Cherokee Nation police find man who disappeared 37 years ago (08/27)
Tribal police acted on a tip from authorities in Canada and found a man who went missing in 1977.

Filed Under: Law
Mississippi Choctaw family believes same person behind crimes (08/26)
Jonis Keith Joe was stabbed to death on the reservation sometime on August 15.

Filed Under: Health
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic celebrates grand opening of building (08/21)
The facility is dedicated to Dr. Everett R. Rhoades, a member of the Kiowa Tribe who was the first Indian director of the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: National
Delaware Tribe to discuss plans for land with officials in Kansas (08/20)
The tribe owns about 90 acres near Lawrence but long-term plans haven't been determined.

Filed Under: Environment | Trust
NPR: Osage Nation disputes wind development on mineral estate (08/19)
Leaders and members of the Osage Nation are questioning wind energy projects in northeastern Oklahoma out of fear it could affect their mineral rights.

Filed Under: Business
Chickasaw Nation offers new blend of coffee made from chocolate (08/19)
The tribe is selling coffee in milk chocolate and dark chocolate flavors.

Filed Under: Law
Leader of Muscogee Nation goes on trial in theft case next month (08/19)
Jury selection is due to begin September 15 and the trial will start September 22.

Filed Under: Law
Cherokee Nation donates $80K to six domestic violence shelters (08/15)
The shelters provide services to Native and non-Native clients in northeastern Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Federal judge won't intervene in Caddo Nation leadership dispute (08/12)
Brenda Shemayme Edwards continues to claim control of the tribe although opponents say they removed her through a recall petition.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Opinion: Resource brings tribal culture to Oklahoma students (08/11)
Janet Barressi, the superintendent of the Oklahoma Department of Education, encourages use of the Oklahoma Indian Education Resource.

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