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Trump team discourages tribes from seeking land away from their reservations
National | Politics | Trust
Trump team discourages tribes from seeking land away from their reservations (October 4, 2017)
The Trump administration is dropping a bomb on Indian Country by proposing dramatic changes to the land-into-trust process.

New Interior Secretary Zinke confirms rumors of reorganization
National | Politics
New Interior Secretary Zinke confirms rumors of reorganization (March 3, 2017)
The new leader of the Interior Department is promising 'bold' changes that are slated to include the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on Trump administration 'priorities'
National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on Trump administration 'priorities' (February 20, 2017)
Tribes are still in the dark about the future of Indian health and the Cabinet position most important to Indian Country remains vacant.

Ernest Stevens: Sorry but tribal sovereignty isn't some 'loophole'
Opinion
Ernest Stevens: Sorry but tribal sovereignty isn't some 'loophole' (August 11, 2016)
Tribal leaders are working to reform laws that respect tribal sovereignty, cut down economic barriers, provide incentives for entrepreneurs and provide tribal governments with equal access to tools that other governments enjoy.

Suit alleges tribal leaders received kickbacks from lobbying firm
Law | Politics
Suit alleges tribal leaders received kickbacks from lobbying firm (July 29, 2015)
A former employee claims Ernie Stevens, Brian Cladoosby and Brian Patterson were paid to help the business land more contracts.

San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally
Environment | Law | National | Politics
San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally (July 23, 2015)
Republican Congressman threatens Apache Stronghold with arrest after members attempt to discuss sacred site in Arizona.

Ernie Stevens: Support sacred Oak Flat and the Apache Stronghold
Environment | Opinion | Politics
Ernie Stevens: Support sacred Oak Flat and the Apache Stronghold (July 8, 2015)
Members of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and others interested in protecting tribal treaty rights and Native sacred places are traveling to Washington, D.C.

Tribal leaders return to nation's capitol for big economic summit
Business | National | Sports
Tribal leaders return to nation's capitol for big economic summit (June 15, 2015)
The burgeoning marijuana industry, online lending, taxation and labor unions are just a few of the issues on the agenda.

Ernie Stevens: Tribute to late treaty rights advocate Billy Frank
Opinion
Ernie Stevens: Tribute to late treaty rights advocate Billy Frank (July 2, 2014)
Ernie Stevens Jr., the chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, pays tribute to the late Billy Frank Jr.

Ernie Stevens: Billy Frank Jr. removed the hands of oppression
Opinion
Ernie Stevens: Billy Frank Jr. removed the hands of oppression (May 9, 2014)
Billy was one of the most energetic and loving mentors that I ever knew.

KTNN draws fire for hosting event with football team's foundation
National | Sports
KTNN draws fire for hosting event with football team's foundation (April 14, 2014)
KTNN, the radio station of the Navajo Nation, is under fire for hosting a golf tournament whose lead sponsor was the Original Americans Foundation:

Stevens and Leecy: Establish a  Native American Heritage Day
Opinion
Stevens and Leecy: Establish a Native American Heritage Day (October 15, 2013)
Ernie Stevens and Kevin Leecy, the chairman and vice chairman, respectively of the National Indian Gaming Association, call for the creation of Native American Heritage Day.

Ernie Stevens: Indian Country recognizes our fallen relatives
Opinion
Ernie Stevens: Indian Country recognizes our fallen relatives (May 28, 2013)
Ernie Stevens, the chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, on Memorial Day in Indian Country Large numbers of Native people enlist for military service and represent the highest per...

Ernie Stevens: Indian Country honors    civil rights champions
Opinion
Ernie Stevens: Indian Country honors civil rights champions (January 17, 2012)
"Through Reverend King’s vision, we know that our people should be measured not by the color of our skin, but by the content of our character. It is also important...

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