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Tulalip Tribes citizen sentenced for role in takeover of federal refuge
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Tulalip Tribes citizen sentenced for role in takeover of federal refuge (July 7, 2017)
Eric Lee Flores, a young citizen of the Tulalip Tribes, was sentenced to probation and home detention for his role in the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

Donald Trump's Interior pick slammed sale of federal lands as 'extreme'
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Donald Trump's Interior pick slammed sale of federal lands as 'extreme' (December 19, 2016)
Opposition to the sale of public lands appears to have played a major role in the selection of the Montana Republican to lead the Interior Department.

Jury acquits defendants for armed standoff on tribal territory in Oregon
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Jury acquits defendants for armed standoff on tribal territory in Oregon (October 28, 2016)
'This is off-the-charts unbelievable,' a defense attorney said in response to the shocking verdicts.

Jury restarts deliberations in armed standoff on tribal territory
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Jury restarts deliberations in armed standoff on tribal territory (October 27, 2016)
A juror who once worked for the federal government was removed after questions were raised about his impartiality.

Jury deliberates verdicts in armed standoff on tribal territory in Oregon
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Jury deliberates verdicts in armed standoff on tribal territory in Oregon (October 26, 2016)
Anti-government protesters with guns and ammunition took over a federal refuge that was once a reservation for the Burns Paiute Tribe.

All-White jury hears opening statements in armed standoff trial
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All-White jury hears opening statements in armed standoff trial (September 14, 2016)
An attorney for one of the ringleaders claimed the federal government didn't own a refuge that was stolen from the Burns Paiute Tribe.

Trial opens into standoff on land stolen from Burns Paiute Tribe
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Trial opens into standoff on land stolen from Burns Paiute Tribe (September 13, 2016)
The armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon generated international and criminal charges.

Member of Tulalip Tribes pleads guilty for role in Oregon standoff
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Member of Tulalip Tribes pleads guilty for role in Oregon standoff (June 10, 2016)
Eric Lee Flores, 22, was the youngest defendant charged in connection with the armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

Defendant who damaged tribal sites at refuge remains at large
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Defendant who damaged tribal sites at refuge remains at large (March 24, 2016)
According to authorities, Jake Ryan helped dig a road and latrines on and near sacred areas at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

Secretary Jewell meets with Burns Paiute Tribe and visits refuge
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Secretary Jewell meets with Burns Paiute Tribe and visits refuge (March 22, 2016)
The Interior Department is promising to increase the Oregon tribe's role at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, its ancestral home.

Defendants charged for damaging sacred Burns Paiute Tribe site
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Defendants charged for damaging sacred Burns Paiute Tribe site (March 10, 2016)
A superseding indictment was unsealed and listed more charges against 26 people in connection with the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

FBI agents failed to disclose shots fired at armed Oregon occupier
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FBI agents failed to disclose shots fired at armed Oregon occupier (March 9, 2016)
The Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Justice is looking into the fatal shooting of the spokesperson of the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

Young member of Tulalip Tribes indicted for role in Oregon standoff
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Young member of Tulalip Tribes indicted for role in Oregon standoff (March 7, 2016)
Eric Lee Flores, 22, apparently went back and forth between his reservation and the wildlife refuge in Oregon at the start of the 41-day occupation.

Additional charges expected in armed takeover at wildlife refuge
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Additional charges expected in armed takeover at wildlife refuge (February 25, 2016)
The 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon cost taxpayers at least $3.3 million.

Bundy family members finally charged for 2014 armed standoff
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Bundy family members finally charged for 2014 armed standoff (February 18, 2016)
Cliven, Ammon and Ryan Bundy and two of their supporters were indicted for taking up arms against federal officers in Nevada.

Burns Paiute Tribe to help assess damage from armed takeover
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Burns Paiute Tribe to help assess damage from armed takeover (February 12, 2016)
Authorities will be looking for damage to sacred sites and thousands of artifacts at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

Armed occupation of wildlife refuge in Oregon ends with arrests
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Armed occupation of wildlife refuge in Oregon ends with arrests (February 11, 2016)
Cliven Bundy is being held in the same jail as his two sons and is facing charges in connection with a standoff at his ranch in Nevada in 2014.

Burns Paiute Tribe might seek to reopen judgment for stolen lands
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Burns Paiute Tribe might seek to reopen judgment for stolen lands (February 8, 2016)
Some 850 tribal members each received just $743.20 in 1969 for the taking of their 1.78-million acre ancestral reservation.

Steve Russell: Cowboy legal scholars fail big on federal Indian law
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Steve Russell: Cowboy legal scholars fail big on federal Indian law (February 2, 2016)
The cowboy legal scholars are about as competent as legal theorists as most law professors would be as cowboys.

Four people remain at refuge in Oregon as FBI defends shooting
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Four people remain at refuge in Oregon as FBI defends shooting (January 29, 2016)
The FBI continues to negotiate with the holdouts in hopes of resolving the takeover of the ancestral reservation of the Burns Paiute Tribe.

Leader of armed takeover tells followers to leave federal refuge
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Leader of armed takeover tells followers to leave federal refuge (January 28, 2016)
Even as the group dwindled, Burns Paiute Tribe Chairwoman Charlotte Rodrique expressed concerns about the occupation.

Steven Newcomb: Federal refuge belongs to Burns Paiute Tribe
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Steven Newcomb: Federal refuge belongs to Burns Paiute Tribe (January 28, 2016)
The mainstream media, however, is unlikely to ever acknowledge that to this day the lands in question are still Northern Paiute Nation territory.

Siletz Tribe disavows video showing artifacts at refuge in Oregon
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Siletz Tribe disavows video showing artifacts at refuge in Oregon (January 27, 2016)
Chairwoman Delores Pigsley expressed full support for the Burns Paiute Tribe after one of her citizens appeared in a video posted by the armed group.

Steve Russell: Bundys finally ousted from Paiute ancestral lands
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Steve Russell: Bundys finally ousted from Paiute ancestral lands (January 27, 2016)
Most Indians agree when pushed that we are better off that the Constitution commands the federal government to deal with us to the exclusion of state and local governments.

Leaders of armed takeover at federal refuge arrested after death
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Leaders of armed takeover at federal refuge arrested after death (January 27, 2016)
Robert 'LaVoy' Finicum, 55, who had been the primary spokesperson of the occupation, was killed in Oregon.

Burns Paiute Tribe asks DOJ to end occupation of ancestral land
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Burns Paiute Tribe asks DOJ to end occupation of ancestral land (January 26, 2016)
The armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon began on January 2.

Andrew Rosenthal: Armed group pulls stunt with tribal artifacts
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Andrew Rosenthal: Armed group pulls stunt with tribal artifacts (January 22, 2016)
The Bundy gang’s staged pronouncements about American values, pioneer history and the sacred rights of landowners are offensive.

Jacqueline Keeler: Burns Paiute Tribe concerned about artifacts
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Jacqueline Keeler: Burns Paiute Tribe concerned about artifacts (January 19, 2016)
The tribe is demanding federal action under both the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 and a 'protection against bad men' provision in the treaty the tribe signed with the United States in 1868.

Cari Carpenter: Sarah Winnemucca sought return of Paiute land
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Cari Carpenter: Sarah Winnemucca sought return of Paiute land (January 18, 2016)
The Malheur Indian Reservation was established for the Northern Paiutes in 1872 by President Grant.

Armed group willing to turn over artifacts to Burns Paiute Tribe
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Armed group willing to turn over artifacts to Burns Paiute Tribe (January 15, 2016)
About 4,000 artifacts are housed at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

Alex Jacobs: White militia sitcom plays out on Indian territory
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Alex Jacobs: White militia sitcom plays out on Indian territory (January 15, 2016)
As much as we’d like to call the Bundy Family Cohorts a bunch of terrorists for taking over an empty so-called federal bunkhouse in the middle of nowhere that was once Paiute land, we can’t because they haven’t killed anyone.

Albert Bender: Occupied land still belongs to Burns Paiute Tribe
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Albert Bender: Occupied land still belongs to Burns Paiute Tribe (January 13, 2016)
The forcible removal of the Paiute people from the Malheur Reservation in the 19th century in violation of their treaty rights brings to mind the Trail of Broken Treaties protest in 1972 and the continued failure of the U.S. to live up to its treaty obligations - the law of the land.

Jacqueline Keeler: Burns Paiute Tribe frustrated by armed group
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Jacqueline Keeler: Burns Paiute Tribe frustrated by armed group (January 12, 2016)
Yet more armed, white militants, members of the Pacific Patriots Network arrived in Burns, Oregon this weekend.

Jim Patterson: Burns Paiute Tribe perseveres despite pressures
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Jim Patterson: Burns Paiute Tribe perseveres despite pressures (January 12, 2016)
During my field work in Harney and Grant counties 35 years ago, I came to know and respect the ranchers, many of whom worked hard to perpetuate traditional ranching despite the pressures of outside agribusiness and land speculators.

Steve Russell: Armed 'patriots' at odds with Burns Paiute Tribe
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Steve Russell: Armed 'patriots' at odds with Burns Paiute Tribe (January 11, 2016)
The federal government sued to quiet title to the land it had stolen fair and square from the Northern Paiutes after the Bannock War.

Jacqueline Keeler: Paiute ancestors were forced on Trail of Tears
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Jacqueline Keeler: Paiute ancestors were forced on Trail of Tears (January 8, 2016)
Scratch the surface of any land issues in the United States, especially in the West, and you are confronted with persisting and strong land claims held by Native nations.

Federal agencies closed offices in Oregon amid safety concerns
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Federal agencies closed offices in Oregon amid safety concerns (January 8, 2016)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has remained open because the agency that serves the Burns Paiute Tribe is more than 200 miles from the site of the armed takeover.

Peter d'Errico: Armed White men invade tribal territory in Oregon
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Peter d'Errico: Armed White men invade tribal territory in Oregon (January 8, 2016)
So here we are today: An armed group of white men wants to 'reclaim public land for the people.'

House Democrats call for armed group to leave refuge in Oregon
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House Democrats call for armed group to leave refuge in Oregon (January 7, 2016)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) introduced a resolution condemning the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

Burns Paiute Tribe tells armed group to leave ancestral territory
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Burns Paiute Tribe tells armed group to leave ancestral territory (January 7, 2016)
'They just need to get the hell out of here,' council member Jarvis Kennedy said during a press conference at tribal headquarters.

Charlotte Rodrique: Land rightfully belongs to Burns Paiute Tribe
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Charlotte Rodrique: Land rightfully belongs to Burns Paiute Tribe (January 7, 2016)
If anyone should assume a greater caretaking role for the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, which a group of armed protesters are occupying, it's not the state, or private owners, but the Burns Paiute Tribe.

Burns Paiute Tribe not happy with armed group on ancestral land
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Burns Paiute Tribe not happy with armed group on ancestral land (January 6, 2016)
Tribal leaders are speaking out against the group that is occupying a federal refuge near the reservation.

Armed group wants more to join protest on ancestral Paiute land
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Armed group wants more to join protest on ancestral Paiute land (January 5, 2016)
Ammon Bundy, a leader of the occupation, claims people are interested in 'taking back their land and resources' but doesn't mention that the area was originally promised to the Burns Paiute Tribe.

Armed group occupies wildlife refuge near reservation in Oregon
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Armed group occupies wildlife refuge near reservation in Oregon (January 4, 2016)
The land in and around the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge was initially promised by treaty to the Burns Paiute Tribe before it was taken by the federal government.

Burns Paiute Tribe investigates fire that destroyed two bulidings
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Burns Paiute Tribe investigates fire that destroyed two bulidings (April 23, 2015)
Fire crews were able to prevent the blaze from spreading to additional buildings at the tribal headquarters.

Editorial: Work with Burns Paiute Tribe on land-into-trust bid
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Editorial: Work with Burns Paiute Tribe on land-into-trust bid (November 21, 2014)
The tribe wants 29,000 acres placed in trust as part of its wildlife mitigation efforts.

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