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More on: treaties

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Judge upholds BIA decision on Oneida Nation land-into-trust bid (03/26)
An anti-Indian group cited the Supreme Court ruling in Carcieri v. Salazar in hopes of preventing the tribe reacquiring its ancestral lands.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Lummi Nation told Crow Tribe about impacts of coal terminal (03/23)
The Lummis oppose the export terminal but the Crows believe it could help their economy.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Pamunkey Tribe awaits final answer on federal recognition bid (03/23)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs could issue a final determination by the end of the month.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: On new and honest relations with tribal nations (03/19)
King Kalākaua of Hawaii was the first foreign leader to address a Joint Session of Congress on December 18, 1874.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: The origins of federal Indian law and policy (03/19)
As a result of the United States’ successful construction of a world of domination, our nations are deemed in that world to exist in subjection to 'U.S. sovereignty and independence.'

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Replace an Indian killer on $20 bill with Wilma Mankiller (03/18)
It’s not radical to remove Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill.

Filed Under: Law | National
Muscogee Nation helps unveil 1790 treaty for NMAI exhibit in DC (03/17)
The treaty, on loan from the National Archives, has never been displayed in public until now.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Meskwaki Tribe opposes oil pipeline through aboriginal territory (03/17)
The pipeline would cross 18 counties in Iowa, effectively cutting the state in half.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Aboriginal homeland of the Six Nations (03/17)
The total land holdings for the Iroquois is 88,716 acres of the original 25,000,000, about 0.034 percent of the ancestral Haudenosaunee territory in New York State.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: History lesson in foreign relations from Indian nations (03/16)
It became quickly clear that, as a new nation, America needed one voice in negotiations with both Indian nations and European empires in matters of war, peace and trade.

Filed Under: Opinion
Albert Bender: Don't honor Andrew Jackson's genocidal legacy (03/16)
Andrew Jackson was a racist devil incarnate — an early-day American Hitler whose deadly legacy for American Indians remains extant to this very day.

Filed Under: Business | Canada | Opinion
Column: Agua Caliente Band serves as a model for First Nations (03/16)
Though admittedly different than the land and treaty rights involved in the Kapyong case, the Agua Caliente model is an impressive example of how negotiation and compromise can effectively function.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Column: Racism and ignorance in Makah Nation hunting debate (03/16)
With the Makah Indian whale hunt back in the news this past week, also back is the flood of advice for the tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Hunter from Crow Tribe pleads guilty for poaching in Wyoming (03/10)
The area is covered by an 1868 treaty but the state does not recognize off-reservation hunting rights.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court rulings affecting Indian law (03/10)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions involving tribal interests in Nebraska, Washington and New York and beyond.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Supreme Court won't hear Yakama Nation treaty tobacco case (03/10)
The tribe argued that its treaty was interpreted without considering all of the evidence of the facts.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Domination deprived California tribes of land (03/09)
It would appear that to this day no Indian nation in California has ever argued in a U.S. court that it is a nation, with an existence which predates the Spanish invasion, and on that basis, advocated on behalf of its full nationhood and the full extent of its original territory.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Lummi Nation submits more data in fight against coal terminal (03/06)
North America's largest coal export terminal would be built at Cherry Point, a historic tribal village and fishing area.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Makah Nation committed to resumption of treaty whale hunts (03/06)
The tribe's last successful gray whale hunt occurred in May 1999.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Treaty defenders to see Keystone fight to end (03/05)
The Indigenous Environmental Network lauded President Barack Obama for heeding the call of the Oceti Sakowin in his veto of a congressional bill to authorize TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline across treaty territory.

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