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Cronkite News: Navajo parents turn loss of daughter into 'positive' action
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Cronkite News: Navajo parents turn loss of daughter into 'positive' action (March 29, 2018)

Congress has passed legislation that brings the Amber Alert system for abducted or missing children to Native American reservations, a move to prevent deaths like those of 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike.

Navajo Nation claims victory over Trump in federal funding fight
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Navajo Nation claims victory over Trump in federal funding fight (March 28, 2018)

Leaders of the Navajo Nation are rejoicing after a federal judge rebuked the Trump administration for reducing the tribe's Head Start funds.

Congress clears bill to bring AMBER Alert funds to Indian Country
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Congress clears bill to bring AMBER Alert funds to Indian Country (March 26, 2018)

A bill that was born out of tragedy in Indian Country has cleared its final hurdle in the 115th Congress.

Uranium mining company pushed Trump administration to reduce Bears Ears
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Uranium mining company pushed Trump administration to reduce Bears Ears (January 16, 2018)

A uranium mining company based in Canada stands to benefit from the gutting of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.

Native women are stepping up as sexual harassment remains in the spotlight
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Native women are stepping up as sexual harassment remains in the spotlight (December 22, 2017)

The cultural assault on sexual misconduct in America is moving beyond the halls of Capitol Hill and Hollywood and into Indian Country.

Navajo Nation leaders offer condolences after two students die in school shooting
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Navajo Nation leaders offer condolences after two students die in school shooting (December 7, 2017)

A fatal shooting took place at a public school near the New Mexico portion of the Navajo Nation.

GOP lawmakers side with Indian Country amid President Trump's 'Pocahontas' controversy
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GOP lawmakers side with Indian Country amid President Trump's 'Pocahontas' controversy (November 28, 2017)

Key Republican lawmakers are siding with Indian Country as controversy over President Donald Trump and his 'Pocahontas' comment continues to generate headlines.

Amber Kanazbah Crotty: President Trump's careless comment damages indigenous peoples
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Amber Kanazbah Crotty: President Trump's careless comment damages indigenous peoples (November 28, 2017)

The careless comment from President Trump is the latest example of systemic,deep-seated ignorance of Native Americans and our intrinsic right to exist and practice our ways of life.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers two bills at meeting
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers two bills at meeting (June 12, 2017)

A bill to bring AMBER Alert grants to Indian Country and another for Alaska Native health care are due to be advanced by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

Donald Trump's surprise FBI firing upends Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
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Donald Trump's surprise FBI firing upends Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (May 10, 2017)

Partisan outrage over the sudden firing of the nation's top law enforcement official is affecting Indian Country's agenda on Capitol Hill.

Bill brings funding for AMBER Alert systems to Indian Country
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Bill brings funding for AMBER Alert systems to Indian Country (April 18, 2017)

States already receive federal funds to help develop child abduction alert systems but tribes are currently left out.

Tribal leaders and Indian educators concerned about Donald Trump's new Cabinet member
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Tribal leaders and Indian educators concerned about Donald Trump's new Cabinet member (February 8, 2017)

A billionaire with no experience in public education will have major sway over Indian youth as part of the president's new administration.

Navajo Nation lawmaker praises action on sexual harassment policy
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Navajo Nation lawmaker praises action on sexual harassment policy (August 2, 2016)

Amber Kanazbah Crotty is the only woman on the Navajo Nation Council and has gone public with a sexual harassment incident.

Navajo Nation lawmaker accuses colleague of sexual harassment
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Navajo Nation lawmaker accuses colleague of sexual harassment (July 29, 2016)

Amber Kanazbah Crotty said a fellow delegate directed vulgar comments and sexual innuendo at her at a committee meeting.

Navajo Nation leaders reflect on historic Supreme Court session
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Navajo Nation leaders reflect on historic Supreme Court session (June 28, 2016)

Tribal leaders hailed positive outcomes on tribal court jurisdiction, domestic violence and affirmative action.