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Filed Under: Education | National
Kevin Abourezk: Omaha language advocate passes on at age 58 (02/27)
Mark Awakuni-Swetland’s accomplishments were many and likely will have longstanding impact on the Omaha Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National
Man from Omaha Tribe hopes for marriage equality in Nebraska (02/23)
Brandon Stabler grew up on the reservation feeling ostracized.

Filed Under: Education | National
Omaha Tribe counts just a dozen fluent speakers of language (02/16)
One elder said it has been difficult to pass on the language to younger generations.

Filed Under: Law | Technology
Pair on Omaha Reservation sentenced for copyright infringement (02/11)
The couple admitted they reproduced and sold over 1,800 DVDs of copyrighted material on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Blood Run landmark a place of reverence for area tribes (01/22)
One of the most significant places of beauty and history in our state is located along the Big Sioux River in the northwest corner of Iowa.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting tribes (01/13)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Dennis Hastings: Omaha tribal sovereignty for 2015 and beyond (12/26)
The Omaha now have an undisputed right to exercise their tribal sovereignty among the ancestral lands of the original 1854 Reservation external boundaries.

Filed Under: Business | Law
8th Circuit sides with Omaha Tribe in reservation boundary case (12/19)
The decision means a group of non-Indian businesses must comply with the tribe's liquor laws and regulations.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Omaha Tribe links incident to dispute over reservation borders (10/08)
The bus was leaving a football game on Friday night when it was struck by something.

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: 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: 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.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Omaha Tribe: 'No strings attached' to donation from foundation (03/28)
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska today confirmed that it accepted a donation from the new Original Americans Foundation.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Football team owner announces 'Original Americans Foundation' (03/25)
The owner of the Washington professional football team says the problems facing Indian Country demand 'action, not words' and that's why he's won't eliminate his controversial racist mascot.

Filed Under: Law
Not guilty pleas over theft of housing funds from Omaha Tribe (03/18)
A former chairman and a former housing director of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska entered not guilty please to theft charges in federal court.

Filed Under: Law
Former chairman and housing director of Omaha Tribe indicted (03/04)
A former chairman and a former housing director of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska have been indicted.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Judge backs Omaha Tribe in lawsuit over taxes on non-Indians (02/18)
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska can collect taxes on liquor businesses on the reservation, a federal judge ruled.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Omaha Tribe declares state of emergency due to fuel crisis (02/06)
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska has declared a state of emergency due to a propane fuel shortage.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Nebraska lawmaker sponsors bill to recognize tribal courts (01/13)
Nebraska Sen. Rick Kolowski has introduced a bill to recognize tribal court orders.

Filed Under: Law | National
Kevin Abourezk: Omaha woman fights to keep custody of girls (10/28)
Kevin Abourezk reports on Nebraska v. Elise M., an Indian Child Welfare Case involving a mother from the Omaha Tribe.

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