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Navajo Nation offered up to $525 million in cash for gun company
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Navajo Nation offered up to $525 million in cash for gun company (July 17, 2018)

The Navajo Nation offered to pay up to $525 million in cash for the Remington gun company but the offer was rejected.

Mike Males: It's not schools that are dangerous for our children
Education | Opinion

Mike Males: It's not schools that are dangerous for our children (May 21, 2018)

Schools are the sites of fewer than 3 percent of students’ gun homicides; the other 97 percent occur somewhere other than school.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on school safety
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on school safety (May 7, 2018)

With shootings, walkouts and calls for reform at public schools dominating the news, attention is finally turning to the Bureau of Indian Education.

Native students subjected to higher rates of discipline in public schools
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Native students subjected to higher rates of discipline in public schools (April 4, 2018)

Native American students are subjected to higher rates of discipline than their counterparts at public schools, according to a new government report.

Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge girls walk out for gun reform
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Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge girls walk out for gun reform (March 22, 2018)

Thousands of students participated in walkouts from Rapid City to Pine Ridge to honor the 17 people who were killed in a school shooting in Florida.

Cronkite News: Nationwide walkout a month after deadly school shooting
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Cronkite News: Nationwide walkout a month after deadly school shooting (March 15, 2018)

Students and activists from coast to coast spoke at rallies, walked out of schools, registered to vote and observed 17 minutes of silence for the 14 students and three teachers shot to death one month ago in Florida.

YES! Magazine: Students explain why they want stronger gun laws
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YES! Magazine: Students explain why they want stronger gun laws (March 15, 2018)

'All of these students will be voting in the next four years. We will be in the driver’s seat.'

Indian students demand action to prevent violence at their schools
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Indian students demand action to prevent violence at their schools (March 15, 2018)

Students across the nation, including many in Indian Country, are demanding action on gun reform in hopes of preventing violence at their places of learning.

Cronkite News: Students call for stronger gun control measures
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Cronkite News: Students call for stronger gun control measures (March 13, 2018)

High-school student Jordan Harb delivered a gun control message to politicians: 'We want our lives taken into account.'

Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois solutions to mass killings in America
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Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois solutions to mass killings in America (February 26, 2018)

Under Iroquois customs, mass murders would not be possible.

YES! Magazine: Youth take lead from Standing Rock to school shootings
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YES! Magazine: Youth take lead from Standing Rock to school shootings (February 26, 2018)

As activists, youth have not always been visible. But past social justice movements show how effective they can be.

Cronkite News: Students march for removal of officers at their schools
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Cronkite News: Students march for removal of officers at their schools (February 26, 2018)

More than 100 students and activists marched through downtown Phoenix, Arizona saying law-enforcement officers placed in schools to protect students instead make them feel less safe on campus.

Cronkite News: Students stage walkout to call for reform of gun laws
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Cronkite News: Students stage walkout to call for reform of gun laws (February 22, 2018)

The captain of the Mesa High School basketball team started the protest on Snapchat. A 15-year-old sophomore merged the social media brainstorming into a solid plan.

YES! Magazine: Let's learn from states where gun violence has fallen
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YES! Magazine: Let's learn from states where gun violence has fallen (February 21, 2018)

To have an honest, nonpartisan discussion about gun violence, we must look at what happened in New York, California, and Texas.

Cronkite News: Students plan national walkout in bid for gun reform
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Cronkite News: Students plan national walkout in bid for gun reform (February 20, 2018)

A national walkout is planned for March 14 in the wake of a school shooting that left 17 dead and 14 injured.

Law school casebook links gun culture in America to early dealings with tribes
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Law school casebook links gun culture in America to early dealings with tribes (November 22, 2017)

Guns are widely available in the United States as a result of early European dealings with Indian nations, according to an author of a law school casebook.

YES! Magazine: Massacre in Las Vegas reveals deadly truths about violence
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YES! Magazine: Massacre in Las Vegas reveals deadly truths about violence (October 6, 2017)

While young and non-White people are perceived as more dangerous, middle-aged White people have the highest rates of gun ownership and commit the most violence.

Tim Giago: When are Republicans willing to talk about gun violence in America?
Opinion

Tim Giago: When are Republicans willing to talk about gun violence in America? (October 5, 2017)

The mass killing of Native Americans came to an end because of the outcry of all Americans and because of an outraged Congress.

Tribes gain access to federal criminal databases with pilot program
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Tribes gain access to federal criminal databases with pilot program (August 2, 2016)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe pf Arizona will be entering orders of protection and domestic violence criminal convictions into a key national system.

Steve Russell: Guns in the hands of good guys or bad guys are still guns
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Steve Russell: Guns in the hands of good guys or bad guys are still guns (July 19, 2016)

To say that the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun ignores that most gun deaths are not about good guys and bad guys.

Suspect in police shooting claimed to be with 'Washitaw Nation'
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Suspect in police shooting claimed to be with 'Washitaw Nation' (July 18, 2016)

The group claims to be 'indigenous' and claims to own a vast swath of land in Louisiana and the Midwest.

Editorial: Keep guns out of hands of domestic violence offenders
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Editorial: Keep guns out of hands of domestic violence offenders (July 1, 2016)

It’s a good thing Congress passed a law in 1996 barring people convicted of domestic violence from buying or owning guns.

Native women hail Supreme Court decision on domestic violence
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Native women hail Supreme Court decision on domestic violence (June 28, 2016)

The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center submitted a brief in defense of a federal law that bars domestic violence offenders from possessing firearms.

Alex Jacobs: Our elected leaders do little to address gun violence
Opinion | Politics

Alex Jacobs: Our elected leaders do little to address gun violence (June 28, 2016)

The country is paralyzed by the death grip of the NRA on the private parts of its so-called elected leaders.

Mark Trahant: Native candidate takes a big stand on gun violence
Opinion | Politics

Mark Trahant: Native candidate takes a big stand on gun violence (December 7, 2015)

Yes, terrorism is a problem. And It’s frightening. But it’s hardly the most important (or deadly) one that this nation faces.

Morongo Band interested in acquiring Colt gun manufacturer
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Morongo Band interested in acquiring Colt gun manufacturer (June 30, 2015)

The iconic company declared bankruptcy earlier this month and owes $500 million to creditors.

Charles Trimble: Assassination attempt highlights gun mentality
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Charles Trimble: Assassination attempt highlights gun mentality (January 10, 2011)

I’m not one to say, “I told you so;” at least not in one of my columns. For, fortunately for the world, most of my predictions have come to naught...