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Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: NMAI exhibit finally puts federal-tribal dealings to light (09/29)
Writer says the National Museum of the American Indian is finally exploring the federal government's relationship with tribes as part of a new exhibit.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National
Al Jazeera: Tribes working together to restore bison to their land (09/29)
Al Jazeera reports on the historic signing of a buffalo treaty between tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: All Indian people ask is for America to honor treaties (09/29)
As I sit writing this column as I have every Sunday for the past 34 years I am terribly frustrated at the total lack of understanding and basic ignorance that still exists about America’s first citizens.

Filed Under: Business | Law
9th Circuit rejects treaty claims of Indian tobacco manufacturer (09/26)
Ruling is the latest setback to the King Mountain Tobacco Company, a privately owned enterprise on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Bryan Brewer: Congress does right thing with tribal taxation bill (09/26)
The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe praises Congress for passing H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Treaty rights prevail in Oregon coal terminal decision (09/25)
Author Paul VanDevelder calls decision to deny coal terminal in Oregon a victory for treaty rights.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National
Tribes from US and Canada sign historic treaty to protect bison (09/24)
The Buffalo Treaty was signed on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law
Review: NMAI treaties exhibit exposes historical tragedies in US (09/24)
A review of Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations, a new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Treaty council condemns ceremony misuse (09/23)
At a recent meeting of the Black Hills Treaty Council in Rapid City a resolution was called for from the Oglala Sioux Tribe to stem the misuse and desecration of traditional ceremonies of the Oceti Sakowin.

Filed Under: Opinion
Rudolph Ryser: Bringing political equality to indigenous nations (09/23)
Rudolph Ryser explores the next steps after the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes united against Keystone XL Pipeline (09/19)
The tribally funded Oyate Wahacanka Woecun movement announced 'a monumental action' to oppose construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline in South Dakota.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
NWIFC schedules briefing on 'Treaty Rights 101' on Capitol Hill (09/18)
The educational session comes amid a renewed focus on treaty rights in the nation's capital.

Filed Under: Law | National
NMAI hosts symposium on treaties to coincide with new exhibit (09/16)
The agenda includes Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, activist Suzan Shown Harjo and journalist Mark Trahant.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Nez Perce Tribe seeks update to historic trail from 1877 journey (09/11)
Chief Joseph led his people across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana to avoid being forced onto a reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes worried about Black Hills uranium mines (09/10)
In the wake of federal hearings about reopening uranium mines and milling in Black Hills treaty territory, members of the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board must decide if Native American sacred sites would be adequately preserved.

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: Business | Politics
BSPR: Tobacco firm on Yakama Nation fights federal government (09/08)
A tobacco company based on the Yakama Nation in Washington was just told to pay $58 million in federal taxes.

Filed Under: Opinion
DaShanne Stokes: US must stop interfering with sovereign tribes (09/08)
DaShanne Stokes the U.S. Constitution has been 'grossly misinterpreted' to authorize Congressional authority over tribal nations.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Judge tells tobacco firm on Yakama Nation to pay $58M in taxes (09/05)
The King Mountain Tobacco Company cited the Yakama Treaty of 1855 and the General Allotment Act in a bid to gain a tax exemption.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Release of secret uranium mining data ordered (09/01)
In answer to prayers of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and allies to revoke licensing of the proposed Dewey-Burdock uranium mine and mill, a panel of administrative judges ordered corporate disclosure of secret bore-hole records about the site’s geology.

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