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More on: sovereignty

Filed Under: Opinion
Mike Myers: Indigenous rights struggle undergoes major changes (12/09)
Discussing the ongoing struggle for the rights of indigenous people.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Native Hawaiians work toward sovereignty (11/28)
Explores the fight for Native Hawaiian sovereignty.

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Ben Shelly: There's a lot to be thankful for on the Navajo Nation (11/25)
It is a time of celebration and reflection on the sacrifices our ancestors made for us to be where we are today.

Filed Under: Law | National
GAO report looks at tribal implementation of Adam Walsh Act (11/20)
Tribes are doing better at implementing sex offender registries than state governments, eight years after the bill became law.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Historic election in Alaska with Native candidate (11/19)
Alaska should be the model for Indian Country and state relations.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
DOJ task force calls for tribal jurisdiction in child abuse cases (11/18)
The Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence issues its report after a year of work.

Filed Under: Opinion
Joanne Shenandoah: Protect our Native children from violence (11/18)
The co-chairs of the Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence discuss how to protect Native children.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Tribes withdraw Internet lending lawsuit after losing decision (11/04)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians said fighting the state of New York consumed 'considerable resources.'

Filed Under: Opinion
Kyle Wark: Honor Native people by defending our sovereignty (11/03)
Why playing Indian never honors Native people.

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Mark Van Norman: Constitution mandates respect for treaties (11/03)
Attorney explains why the U.S. Constitution demands respect for the sovereignty of Indian nations.

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Andrew Curley: Election flap exposes troubles in Navajo Nation (11/03)
Writer and student calls on the Navajo Nation to enact policies to sustain tribal culture rather than legislate it.

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Northern Arapaho Tribe: Newspaper got it wrong on joint council (10/30)
Northern Arapaho leaders explain why they withdrew from a joint council with the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.

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Column: Agua Caliente Band asserts rights under new chairman (10/27)
Chairman Jeff Grubbe explains why the tribe is litigating some important issues in federal court.

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Opinion: Tribes turn their acumen to Internet lending industry (10/24)
Writer discusses the growth of the Internet lending industry in Indian Country.

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Opinion: Tribes exploit loopholes in America's political system (10/23)
A board member for the anti-Indian group Citizens Equal Rights Alliance rails against tribal participation on the U.S. political system.

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Al Caroll: Recognize tribal sovereignty in new US Constitution (10/23)
Professor calls for inclusion of tribal sovereignty and an apology to Native peoples in a new U.S. Constitution.

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Mike McBride: Sovereign goodwill at a low in tribal tax dispute (10/20)
Attorney Mike McBride discusses a taxation dispute between tribes and the city of Shawnee.

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Ivan Star Comes Out: The Indian Reorganization Act at 80 years (10/14)
Here on the Pine Ridge we encounter daily a controversy regarding the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.

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Steven Newcomb: US doesn't recognize our nations as nations (10/13)
Analyzing the interpretation of 'indigenous peoples' at the United Nations.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Clash of competing sovereigns in tribal lending case (10/06)
Attorneys discuss decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affecting tribal online loan businesses.

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