Hunting and fishing are traditional lifeways for Cherokees that date back generations.
The University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting two public events focusing on water contamination on one reservation and and a treaty rights case recently decided by the Supreme Court.
Rick Desautel, a Colville veteran who lives in the U.S., has once again won the right to hunt on ancestral territory across the border.
Oral arguments in a closely-watched treaty rights case take place on January 8, 2019.
At the core of a hunting dispute is tribal sovereignty, and at the core of the sovereignty issue is whether state law ever trumps treaty rights.
Leaders of the Colville Tribes approved a wolf management plan that allows hunting on its former reservation in Washington.
The new law does not change policies that make it difficult for tribes to restore bison on their own lands and it does not end the slaughter of bison that leave Yellowstone National Park.
Two tribal members were cited by the state of Minnesota for killing a deer out of season.
Vice President Tom Poor Bear of the Oglala Sioux Tribe said the decision will lead to non-Indian hunting.
The Cherokee Nation is having a Cecil the Lion moment, and the outrage in Tahlequah is palpable.
This winter alone, between 600 to 900 of the animals will be killed during tribal and public hunts and some will be captured and sent to tribes for their use.
A group of Lakota hunters are doing their best to control the number of predators stalking livestock while inspiring others to take up the sport of predator calling.
The agency is no longer seeking to remove 1,000 bison from the park this winter.
Tribal, state and federal officials are meeting to discuss treaty hunts and other management plans.
Lac Courte Oreilles Band Chairman Michael J. Isham Jr. calls the decision an affirmation of tribal sovereignty.
The lone Native American voice at public hearing on the South Dakota’s mountain lion hunting season, asked the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to end the licensed killing.
An Oct. 1 public hearing on mountain lion hunting is one of many tasks awaiting the first tribal liaison officer for the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department.
The Cherokee Nation signed the first hunting and fishing compact but the deal is controversial among its citizens.
Right now, the exotic kill is important not because you have the courage to do it—none is required---but because you have the money to do it.
That Great White Hunter wanted to use a bow and arrow. Is this some kind of indigenous nostalgia?
Chairman Gerald Gray said a yearly allocation of two hunting licenses isn't enough to meet the needs of his people.
The tribe secured the right to hunt in the 1855 Treaty of Neah Bay but the federal courts have ruled that the hunt must comply with federal law.
For millennia, we Cherokees have provided for our families by hunting and fishing the lands.
An opponent was so moved by the testimony of tribal members that he changed his position on the hunt.
Students and staff gathered outside of Loneman School for a ceremony for the harvesting and processing of a 3-year old buffalo from the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s Slim Butte’s pasture.
The 1855 Treaty of Neah Bay secures the tribe's right to hunt but environmental groups have slowed the process through litigation.
The state interferes with the treaty rights of Ojibwe tribes by barring members from hunting deer at night on ceded lands.
The state of Wyoming is citing a U.S. Supreme Court decision from 1896 as justification for pursuing tribal members who hunt on ceded lands.
The wolf, or ma’iingan in the Ojibwe language, is considered the brother of man.
With the Makah Indian whale hunt back in the news this past week, also back is the flood of advice for the tribe.
The area is covered by an 1868 treaty but the state does not recognize off-reservation hunting rights.
The tribe's last successful gray whale hunt occurred in May 1999.
Six people accepted responsibility for violating a ban on hunting in two separate cases.
Delbert Loren Wheeler said he had a right to be on federal land under the Yakama Treaty of 1855.
The three men are accused of illegal poaching in the Bighorn Mountains.
The season runs through December 31, or until 10 trumpeter swans are taken, whichever comes first.
Newspaper urges caution as tribes move forward with deer hunts at night after winning a major treaty rights case.
Lac du Flambeau Band President Thomas Maulson welcomed the 'tremendous victory' for tribes in the state.
Tribal members want to exercise their treaty rights by hunting deer at night on ceded lands.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals is being asked to resolve a treaty hunting dispute in Wisconsin.
The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho has a treaty right to hunt bison from Yellowstone National Park, Chairman Silas Whitman said.
A member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana took a bison heart to the state Capitol on Tuesday to protest the hunting practices of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho.
The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho is investigating the disposal of a bison carcass on the reservation.
Wisconsin tribes meet with state officials to discuss hunting rights case.
The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has canceled plans for a moose hunt in Minnesota.
A federal judge in Wisconsin is holding a trial into night hunting by Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin.
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