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Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (08/19)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.

Filed Under: Politics
Oneida Nation swears in women to four top leadership positions (08/15)
Women hold six seats on the council, including the chair, vice chair, treasurer and secretary positions.

Filed Under: Law
2nd Circuit won't rehear Stockbridge-Munsee land claim lawsuit (08/14)
The tribe can ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case but acceptance is highly unlikely.

Filed Under: Business | National
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe hosts RES conference in October (08/14)
The event will bring tribal leaders, federal officials and business owners together to promote opportunity in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Oneida Nation seeks dismissal of lawsuit over failed energy deal (08/14)
The tribe says it wasn't a party to agreements related to a controversial waste recycling plant.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Earth Island Journal: Tribes battle huge $1.5B mine in Wisconsin (08/07)
Earth Island Journal reports on tribal opposition to the $1.5 billion Gogebic Taconite mine in northern Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
7th Circuit sets oral arguments in Ojibwe night hunting lawsuit (08/06)
Tribal members want to exercise their treaty rights by hunting deer at night on ceded lands.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
County claims Nez Perce Tribe owes over $325K in garbage fees (08/05)
The county says the tribe should have received bills for the last 28 years.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Mary Pember: Wisconsin tribes ask EPA to stop massive mine (07/16)
Six tribes sign letter in opposition to huge $1.3 billion mine in northern Wisconsin.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Women take four top council seats in Oneida Nation election (07/14)
Women now hold six out of 9 seats on the tribal council.

Filed Under: Law
Tribes in Wisconsin working together to combat drugs and gangs (07/03)
Native American Drug and Gang Initiative recently helped the Red Cliff Band make arrests.

Filed Under: Business | National | Sports
FedEx facing more pressure to end relationship with NFL team (06/25)
Section of stadium is named for former of team who refused to allow African Americans on his roster.

Filed Under: Business | National | Sports
Oneida Nation asked Bank of America to break with NFL team (06/24)
Tribe wants Bank of America and FedEx to end their business relationships with the team.

Filed Under: Law
Appeals court dismisses Stockbridge-Munsee Band's land claim (06/20)
2nd Circuit has been hostile to tribal claims for nearly a decade.

Filed Under: Business | National | Sports
Oneida Nation puts pressure on FedEx in campaign over mascot (06/20)
Firm holds naming rights on the team's stadium and its president is a co-owner of the team.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Vice: Bad River Band fights big money over mine in small town (06/10)
Vice travels to Wisconsin to talk to the Bad River Band and hear about the fight against the Gogebic Taconite mine near the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment
WXPR: Sokaogon Band opposes state emergency fishing rule (05/29)
The Sokaogon Chippewa Community says it wasn't consulted about higher fishing limits for non-Indians in Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Supreme Court won't hear suit over fees on Oneida Nation land (05/27)
Village was trying to impose fees on land held in trust.

Filed Under: Opinion
Donna Ennis: Resilience and emotional healing in Indian Country (05/26)
Donna Ennis reflects on a career that started with the Indian Child Welfare Act and continues with efforts to address historical, intergenerational and cultural trauma.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Wisconsin must address unemployment on reservations (05/21)
Unemployment rates for Native Americans range from 11 percent to 93 percent.

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