tag: treaties

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With change coming at the highest levels of government, tribal and federal officials are working to ensure the crisis of missing and murdered loved ones in Indian Country remains a priority.
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For the second time in as many years, the U.S. Supreme Court will be taking up a case that impacts the treaty rights of the Crow Tribe.
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The history of the Northern Plains Indians has always been subsumed by isolationism, rejection and outright racism.
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The Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma are not at odds. We have the same goals of safety and justice for all Cherokees and all Oklahomans.
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We call this time Piya Wiconi, a new life and a new beginning.
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The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that could undo the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.
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Kristi Noem has allowed COVID-19 to make South Dakota number one in the nation by not practicing the simple guidelines that tribes are following.
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Ongoing violence marks a dispute over treaty rights and commercial lobster fishing in Nova Scotia.
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Oil continues to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a federal judge said the operation should be shut down.
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Flying “Land Back” flags will not get the job done. We need a Congressional bill to make it happen.
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Native people are trying to address homelessness in their community. A former cop who now serves as mayor is standing in their way.
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“You have the full endorsement of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe,” President Rodney Bordeaux told the Democratic presidential ticket.
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As Lakota people, we struggle to experience even a fraction of what “white privilege” provides for the bigot in this country.
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The LANDBACK campaign calls out the social and political structures built on stolen land and advocates for returning land to Native nations.
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The fate of the Indian health care system is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court in a case where not even the Trump administration is defending the trust and treaty responsibility to tribes and their citizens.
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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.
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“Indigenous people have faced and rose above insurmountable challenges,” said Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) as she highlighted the issues at stake with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
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On Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020, NDN Collective will be launching the highly anticipated LANDBACK Campaign, a multi-pronged effort to dismantle white supremacy and achieve justice for Indigenous people.
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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.
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How much longer America will tolerate a racist religious doctrine as part of its legal system?
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The Haudenosaunee find it impossible to join in the national celebration of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s career.
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Conservation institutions and policies continue to exclude and discriminate against Indigenous and rural communities.
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The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally began in 1938, I’m told, and there have been thousands of stories told about it since.
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I am proud to support Joe Biden in the hopes that the agreements made between our nations in the name of peace will honored by United States of America.
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Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender is living in a house situated on Sioux lands and his house will continue to be located on Sioux lands until a just settlement is enacted.
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The Trump administration tried to undermine tribal treaty rights at the nation’s highest court. Federal prosecutors are now paying the price.
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Republicans are rushing to confirm a federal judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the U.S. Supreme Court in order to give Donald Trump and their party a win ahead of the hotly contested election.
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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.
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Five Indian Country bills are on their way to President Donald Trump for his signature.
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“What has been happening is death to our people and violence to our people,” Oglala Sioux citizen Monique “Muffie” Mousseaux said.
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Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Dan Ahlers wants to see better relationships between the state and federal governments and Native Americans. He believes that it starts with treaties.
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The tribes of the Sioux Nation are calling on the Trump administration to take treaty rights into account before issuing a decision on fracking in Wyoming.