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Quapaw Nation reaches settlement in long-running trust mismanagement case
Quapaw Nation reaches settlement in long-running trust mismanagement case (October 4, 2019)

After more than 17 years of litigation through three presidential administrations, the Quapaw Nation has emerged victorious in court.


Mark Trahant: 10 Indian Country questions for the presidential debate
Mark Trahant: 10 Indian Country questions for the presidential debate (June 25, 2019)

Democrats are holding their first presidential debates but the candidates most familiar with Indian issues are not participating.


James Giago Davies: So you're politically savvy? Think again.
James Giago Davies: So you're politically savvy? Think again. (September 21, 2018)

The Donald Trump presidency is a train wreck, but it is not an accident.


'America was always great': Nation says goodbye to John McCain
'America was always great': Nation says goodbye to John McCain (September 4, 2018)

There were more laughs than tears for John McCain whose funeral service drew scores of political power players of the last four decades – but not the current president.


Chinook Nation heads to court to battle federal government's 'genocide'
Chinook Nation heads to court to battle federal government's 'genocide' (May 8, 2018)

The tribe whose ancestors welcomed Lewis and Clark to the Northwest more than 200 years ago is still fighting for federal recognition.


Office of Special Trustee pitches President Trump’s lower budget request as 'taxpayer' savings
Office of Special Trustee pitches President Trump’s lower budget request as 'taxpayer' savings (May 23, 2017)

The agency is one the few in federal government whose responsibilities solely affect Indian Country.


Trump injects 'race' into debate with questions about Indian funding
Trump injects 'race' into debate with questions about Indian funding (May 8, 2017)

President Donald Trump may not have been able to convince Congress to support his funding priorities but he's striking back in his own way.


Indian health care law safe for now as GOP targets Obamacare
Indian health care law safe for now as GOP targets Obamacare (March 8, 2017)

The Indian Health Care Improvement Act isn't affected by the repeal provisions of the new Republican health proposal.


Bureau of Indian Affairs still failing on online security measures
Bureau of Indian Affairs still failing on online security measures (February 21, 2017)

More than 15 years after a computer shutdown sent Indian Country into turmoil, the agency is still struggling to protect its information technology systems.


Oklahoma governor discussed Indian issues with Donald Trump
Oklahoma governor discussed Indian issues with Donald Trump (November 23, 2016)

Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is under consideration to run the Department of the Interior, which oversees the Bureau of Indian Affairs.


Quinault Nation calls for tribal inclusion in Donald Trump's transition team
Quinault Nation calls for tribal inclusion in Donald Trump's transition team (November 9, 2016)

President Fawn Sharp acknowledged that Republican Donald Trump's victory on Election Day came as a 'surprise' but vowed to move forward.


ICT series continues with George W. Bush's sovereignty gaffe
ICT series continues with George W. Bush's sovereignty gaffe (October 25, 2016)

The former governor of Texas was not known for any major Indian policy achievements during his eight years in office.


Steve Russell: My apologies to Indian Country for being a Texan
Steve Russell: My apologies to Indian Country for being a Texan (April 4, 2016)

I owe the Indian nations and most of the United States an apology, because I’ve become a Texan.


DOJ report questions handling of Indian voting rights   under Bush
DOJ report questions handling of Indian voting rights under Bush (March 13, 2013)

A top Bush administration official blocked the investigation of an Indian voting rights case, the Inspector General at the Department of Justice said in a report on Tuesday. As the...


Mark Trahant: Recalling George W. Bush's 'sovereignty' moment
Mark Trahant: Recalling George W. Bush's 'sovereignty' moment (October 2, 2012)

"A dozen years ago the Unity Journalists of Color convention was held in Seattle. There were some 6,000 journalists in town, the Native American Journalists Association, the National Association...