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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.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Jon Whirlwind Horse: New schools bring hope for Indian children (10/02)
The president of the Dakota Area Consortium of Treaty Schools proposes a new way to fund school construction and maintenance in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Harvest the Hope concert unites Keystone foes (10/02)
Cowboys and Indians; West coast and East Coast; brown and white; rich and poor; 8,000 people gathered on a farm owned by Art and Helen Tanderup in solidarity

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.

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