tag: land-into-trust

donaldtrump
The loss of the presidential election and a second impeachment aren’t stopping the Trump administration from dropping new proposals on Indian Country.
rememberingthechildren
A resolution paves the way to address lands illegally taken from an Indian boarding school in South Dakota.
scia111820
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approved four bills addressing tribal lands, broadband in tribal communities and a youth treatment center.
johnhoevenjerrymoran
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting to consider pending legislation.
scia
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is convening for the first time since the 2020 election and for the first time in nearly two months.
campmniluzahan
The history of the Northern Plains Indians has always been subsumed by isolationism, rejection and outright racism.
cedriccromwell
Just days after renewing criticism of Donald Trump, Chairman Cedric Cromwell of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe was indicted on federal bribery and extortion charges.
rememberingthechildren
Residents are voicing support for a resolution that would address lands that were illegally taken from a former Indian boarding school.
mikedunleavy
The state of Alaska is siding with Native corporations over tribal governments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
mikeblack
Joe Biden is the only choice for Indian Country this November, asserts a former official who served under numerous presidents.
Joe Biden Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President
Accusations of pandering are flying as Native voters cast ballots in the final days of the heated presidential election.
chickasawnationardmore
The Chickasaw Nation is moving forward with two gaming projects in Oklahoma.
nomorestolensistersmmiw
It took years of work by Native women and activists but legislation to address the crisis of missing and murdered sisters and relatives has finally become law.
triballeadersbidenharris
With the election less than a month away, Joe Biden continues to push for Indian Country’s vote, vowing to reverse years of setbacks tribes have suffered at the hands of Donald Trump.
supremecourt
The Haudenosaunee find it impossible to join in the national celebration of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s career.
cedriccromwell
With its reservation being threatened by the Trump administration, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is backing Democrat Joe Biden for president.
hnrc093020
Bills to return land to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe, address bison management and improve tribal economic development programs are on the agenda.
uscapitol
Five Indian Country bills are finally over their last hurdle on Capitol Hill, giving Republicans, Democrats and maybe even Donald Trump a chance to declare victory ahead of the presidential election.
twokingscasinoresort
Leaders from the Seminole Tribe, the Catawba Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are testifying before the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
housescip
Bills benefiting the Seminole Tribe and the Catawba Nation are getting their first hearing on Capitol Hill.
uscapitol
It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
It’s ‘full speed ahead’ for the White House Council on Native American Affairs, according to the Trump administration. But details remain scarce as tribes complain of a fractured relationship with their trustee.
twokingscasinoresort
A bipartisan bill ensures the Catawba Nation can move forward with a gaming development on ancestral territory in North Carolina.