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More on: treaties

Filed Under: Politics
House passes bill to address Grand Portage Band per capitas (11/21)
The payments will be exempt from state and federal taxation under H.R.3608.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: 1864 incident in Nebraska started the Great Sioux War (11/17)
Historian discusses an August 1864 attack that marked the start of a prolonged war between Sioux Nations and the United States.

Filed Under: Law | National
New York tribes commemorate 220th anniversary of treaty (11/12)
The treaty recognized the rights of Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga and Seneca nations.

Filed Under: Opinion
Albert Bender: Indian fighter stole Cherokee Nation's land (11/10)
A fraudulent treaty resulted in the theft of land from the Cherokee Nation in present-day Tennessee.

Filed Under: Opinion
Bryan Brewer: South Dakota must honor promises to tribes (11/07)
The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe reflects on the sacrifices made by tribes as South Dakota became a state.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Ojibwe tribes open swan hunting season on treaty-ceded land (11/04)
The season runs through December 31, or until 10 trumpeter swans are taken, whichever comes first.

Filed Under: Environment
Gun Lake Tribe hosts summit to address importance of wolves (11/04)
Wolves are sacred in Potawatomi and Ojibwe culture and are considered relatives of humans.

Filed Under: Opinion
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.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Taking treaty advice from indigenous nations (10/29)
The executive director of Honor The Earth calls on Canada to take advice from Native nations when it comes to making treaties.

Filed Under: Law | National
Eastern Shawnee Tribe lays claim to former reservation in Ohio (10/28)
A local attorney has uncovered a document that he says shows the tribe's rightful claim to the site.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Indian lawmaker Kevin Killer makes big plans (10/27)
One would be hard pressed to find a lawmaker with the ability to walk on to any playground on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and get a game hoops one day, then turn around the next, and display the political aptitude needed to introduce an idea worthy of being imitated nationally.

Filed Under: Opinion
Donna Ennis: Fond du Lac Band seeks to acquire burial grounds (10/27)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is looking to acquire a historic burial site at Wisconsin Point.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law
Review: NMAI treaties exhibit underscores misunderstandings (10/22)
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.

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Editorial: Address safety concerns about tribal hunts at night (10/20)
Newspaper urges caution as tribes move forward with deer hunts at night after winning a major treaty rights case.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Dustina Gill: Vote for Rick Weiland to protect our sacred waters (10/20)
Everyone in the Great Sioux Nation in South Dakota needs to say something on Tuesday, November 4, to stand up for our people.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Crosscut to present special award to late activist Billy Frank Jr. (10/16)
Billy Frank died in May 2014 after dedicating his life to protecting the treaty rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest.

Filed Under: Law
State employee accused of stealing from Cayuga Nation minors (10/15)
Authorities said the director of Native American Services for the state stole nearly $25,000.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Tribes in Wisconsin win big decision in treaty hunting dispute (10/10)
Lac du Flambeau Band President Thomas Maulson welcomed the 'tremendous victory' for tribes in the state.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
BIA plans transition period for joint Wind River business council (10/09)
Existing contracts will continue through March 2015 but the Eastern Shoshone Tribe continues to dispute the withdrawal by the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Filed Under: Recognition
Sen. Kaine asks BIA to be more flexible with federal recognition (10/03)
Tribes in Virginia are in a unique situation because most of their records were destroyed in a fire and purposely altered under a racist state law.

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