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More on: treaties

Filed Under: National
Catawba Nation fought against British during Revolutionary War (07/03)
The tribe joined the new American colonists after the British failed to enforce a 1763 treaty.

Filed Under: Law | Recognition
Leader of Duwamish Tribe calls denial of recognition 'devastating' (07/03)
The tribe didn't meet two significant criteria despite spending decades on the federal acknowledgment process.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Pamunkey Tribe wins final federal recognition decision from BIA (07/02)
The tribe is the first in Virginia to complete the federal acknowledgment process.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
BIA accused of blocking road access on New Mexico reservation (07/02)
Non-Indian homeowners claim they have a right to use roads that cross through the reservation of San Ildefonso Pueblo.

Filed Under: Law | National | Recognition
Virginia tribes hindered by racist policies created by one man (07/01)
Walter Ashby Plecker spent 34 years systematically erasing the Indian identity of thousands of tribal members as head of the Bureau of Vital Statistics.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux leader pushes zeolite mine (06/30)
Despite a recent vote by community members in the Wounded Knee district to rescind an earlier motion that would have paved the way for zeolite mining in their district the issue will be brought up at the next meeting.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Lakota Country Times: Treaty council slams mine at Pine Ridge (06/29)
The Tetunwan Oyate Treaty Council has come down hard on a company who had illegally mined for zeolite on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Filed Under: Health | Law | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Action plan needed for health in Indian Country (06/29)
The Supreme Court once again affirmed the legality of the Affordable Care Act.

Filed Under: National
City moves to name street in honor of late activist Billy Frank (06/25)
Indian Street in Bellingham will likely be changed to Billy Frank Jr. Street after city council members endorsed the idea.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
White Earth Nation invokes treaty in attempt to block oil pipeline (06/24)
The $2.6 billion Sandpiper project passes through lands protected by treaties signed in the 1800s.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Riders from Klamath Tribes complete 250-mile journey to capitol (06/24)
Tribal members say their leaders are ignoring their concerns about the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Firm pushes mine by sacred site in Wyoming (06/24)
The Canadian corporation that wants to start mining 15 miles southeast of Mahto Tipila named a high-profile, world-class advocate of nuclear power and its raw material, uranium, to chair the board of directors.

Filed Under: National
Kaw Nation returns to ancestral homeland in Kansas for powwow (06/19)
The two-day event takes place at the tribe's Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park near Council Grove.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Maine won't let tribal treaty promises be printed in constitution (06/19)
A section of the Maine Constitution that requires the state to comply with pre-existing treaty and other duties does not appear in any of the printed versions of the document.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law | National
Documentary about Freedmen struggle premieres in Oklahoma (06/18)
The Freedmen are fighting to retain citizenship rights in the Cherokee Nation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Recognition
Little Shell Tribe seeks greater access to bison from Yellowstone (06/17)
Chairman Gerald Gray said a yearly allocation of two hunting licenses isn't enough to meet the needs of his people.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Unlikely alliances advance agenda in Indian Country (06/15)
In the Pacific Northwest, Native nations are using their treaty rights to fight plans for coal and oil trains, because shipping and burning fossil fuels threatens their fisheries.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Pokagon Band avoided removal from ancestral territory (06/11)
Potawatomi Chief Leopold Pokagon believed that if his tribe converted to Catholicism, it would be allowed to remain.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
9th Circuit hears suit over remains removed from Navajo Nation (06/11)
The National Park Service is holding onto 303 ancestors that were exhumed from Canyon de Chelly National Monument.

Filed Under: Law | National
Event commemorates 160th anniversary of Walla Walla council (06/11)
Thousands of tribal leaders and members gathered from May 29 through June 11 in 1855 to negotiate treaties.

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