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Tribes weren't consulted about being removed from Cobell buy-back program
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National | Politics
Tribes weren't consulted about being removed from Cobell buy-back program (August 7, 2017)
The Trump administration told tribes about changes to the Land Buy-Back Program less than an hour before a press release was issued to the public.

Former top Bureau of Indian Affairs official joins Washington firm
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Former top Bureau of Indian Affairs official joins Washington firm (April 25, 2017)
Larry Roberts is the latest high-profile addition to Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton.

Former ambassador Keith Harper returns to Washington after United Nations stint
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Former ambassador Keith Harper returns to Washington after United Nations stint (February 2, 2017)
Keith Harper, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, was the first member of a federally recognized tribe to serve in an ambassador-level post.

Chairman of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe speaks at United Nations
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Chairman of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe speaks at United Nations (September 20, 2016)
Chairman Dave Archambault II is bringing the #NoDAPL movement to the international stage.

Nailah Harper-Malveaux named as one of 'New Student Activists'
Education | National
Nailah Harper-Malveaux named as one of 'New Student Activists' (February 1, 2016)
Nailah Harper-Malveaux is a daughter of Ambassador Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation.

Ambassador Harper discusses violence against indigenous women
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Ambassador Harper discusses violence against indigenous women (July 9, 2015)
Ambassador Keith Harper and former White House aide Jodi Gillette participate in a discussion at the session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Ambassador Harper thanks tribes for backing historic nomination
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Ambassador Harper thanks tribes for backing historic nomination (July 1, 2014)
Cherokee Nation citizen is first member of a federally recognized tribe in an ambassador-rank post.

Keith Harper: Eliminating violence against indigenous women
Opinion | World
Keith Harper: Eliminating violence against indigenous women (June 25, 2014)
As we prepare for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, we express great concern that indigenous women and girls often suffer multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and poverty.

Ambassador Harper discusses racism against Native peoples
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Ambassador Harper discusses racism against Native peoples (June 19, 2014)
Cherokee Nation citizen cited discrimination in housing, denial of religious freedoms and high rates of violence against Native women.

Ambassador Harper heads to United Nations for next session
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Ambassador Harper heads to United Nations for next session (June 5, 2014)
Indian Country's newest ambassador is hitting the ground running.

Tribes praise confirmation of Keith Harper to ambassador post
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Tribes praise confirmation of Keith Harper to ambassador post (June 4, 2014)
Cherokee Nation citizen is the first member of a federally recognized tribe to serve as an ambassador.

Keith Harper clears first Senate vote for ambassador-rank job
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Keith Harper clears first Senate vote for ambassador-rank job (June 3, 2014)
Cherokee Nation citizen is nominated to serve as the US Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Washington Tribes: Confirm Keith Harper to ambassador post
Opinion
Washington Tribes: Confirm Keith Harper to ambassador post (June 2, 2014)
For decades Keith Harper has been one of our strongest advocates for securing tribal sovereignty, advancing economic empowerment and securing basic human rights for Native people

Louis Manuel: Senate set to make history in Keith Harper vote
Opinion
Louis Manuel: Senate set to make history in Keith Harper vote (June 2, 2014)
Louis Manuel, the chairman of the Ak-Chin Indian Community of Arizona, supports Senate confirmation of Keith Harper to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Bill John Baker: Keith Harper makes history for Cherokee Nation
Opinion
Bill John Baker: Keith Harper makes history for Cherokee Nation (May 30, 2014)
Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker calls for Senate confirmation of Keith Harper to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

NCAI Presidents: Confirm Keith Harper to ambassador-rank job
Opinion
NCAI Presidents: Confirm Keith Harper to ambassador-rank job (May 29, 2014)
Six present and former NCAI presidents support confirmation of Keith Harper, Cherokee Nation citizen.

Senate to move forward with Keith Harper nomination to UN job
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Senate to move forward with Keith Harper nomination to UN job (May 23, 2014)
Votes are due to take place on June 2.

Sen. Tester presses for confirmation of three Indian nominees
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Sen. Tester presses for confirmation of three Indian nominees (May 12, 2014)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is calling on the Senate to confirm three tribal members to important posts.

Civil rights leaders press for confirmation of Keith Harper to UN job
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Civil rights leaders press for confirmation of Keith Harper to UN job (March 31, 2014)
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is urging swift confirmation of Keith Harper to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Tribes reiterate support for Keith Harper's historic nomination
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National | Politics | Trust
Tribes reiterate support for Keith Harper's historic nomination (March 11, 2014)
Tribal leaders who serve on the executive committee of the National Congress of American Indians reiterated their support for Keith Harper to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Women Leaders: Confirm Keith Harper to UN human rights post
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Women Leaders: Confirm Keith Harper to UN human rights post (March 7, 2014)
We are writing this letter to convey our support of the nomination of Keith Harper as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Gyasi Ross: Keith Harper makes history as nominee for UN post
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Gyasi Ross: Keith Harper makes history as nominee for UN post (March 4, 2014)
Gyasi Ross urges Indian Country to support the nomination of Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Women Leaders: Confirm Keith Harper for ambassador-rank job
Opinion
Women Leaders: Confirm Keith Harper for ambassador-rank job (February 28, 2014)
Melanie Benjamin, JoAnn Chase, Lucille Echohawk, Holly Cook Macarro, Lori Pourier, Cara Cowan Watts and Karen Welmas support the nomination of Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve as the US Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council:

Jim Gray: Keith Harper ready to serve in UN human rights post
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Jim Gray: Keith Harper ready to serve in UN human rights post (February 27, 2014)
Jim Gray, a former chief of the Osage Nation, supports the nomination of Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council

Opinion: Confirm Keith Harper for UN human rights council job
Opinion
Opinion: Confirm Keith Harper for UN human rights council job (February 25, 2014)
Support for Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve as the United States Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Senate panel approves Keith Harper nomination for UN post
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Senate panel approves Keith Harper nomination for UN post (February 5, 2014)
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve in an ambassador-rank post.

Obama resubmits Keith Harper nomination for UN council job
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Obama resubmits Keith Harper nomination for UN council job (January 8, 2014)
President Barack Obama has resubmitted the nomination of nomination of Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve in an ambassador-rank post.

Senate panel supports Keith Harper in ambassador-rank post
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Senate panel supports Keith Harper in ambassador-rank post (December 19, 2013)
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 9-8 on Wednesday to approve the nomination of Keith Harper to serve in an ambassador-rank post.

Billy Frank: Keith Harper nomination  historic for Indian Country
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Billy Frank: Keith Harper nomination historic for Indian Country (November 6, 2013)
It is with great pride that I write this letter in support of my good friend Keith Harper, an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, whom President Barack Obama has nominated to be the United States Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council, with the rank of Ambassador.

Passamaquoddy Tribe: No dispute about Keith Harper's work
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Passamaquoddy Tribe: No dispute about Keith Harper's work (October 2, 2013)
We write to you today to correct the record on a recently published article in Indian Country Today entitled Passamaquoddy Leaders Question Harper's Human Rights Judgement.

Keith Harper faces hostile Sen. McCain at nomination hearing
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National | Politics
Keith Harper faces hostile Sen. McCain at nomination hearing (September 25, 2013)
An old controversy surfaced on Tuesday as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee took up the nomination of Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve in an ambassador-rank post.

Keith Harper set for confirmation hearing to ambassador post
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Keith Harper set for confirmation hearing to ambassador post (September 20, 2013)
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has scheduled a nomination hearing for Keith Harper, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, for an ambassador-rank post.

Cherokee Nation Council backs Keith Harper for  ambassador
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Cherokee Nation Council backs Keith Harper for ambassador (July 17, 2013)
The Cherokee Nation Council passed a resolution in support of Keith Harper for an ambassador-rank post.

In The Loop: Keith Harper's generosity rewarded with top post
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In The Loop: Keith Harper's generosity rewarded with top post (July 9, 2013)
Al Kamen of In The Loop calls attorney Keith Harper, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, a 'generous' donor.

NCAI hails nomination of Keith Harper to UN ambassador job
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NCAI hails nomination of Keith Harper to UN ambassador job (June 17, 2013)
The National Congress of Americans welcomed the nomination of Keith Harper to an ambassador-rank post.

Leader of Cherokee Nation   hails nomination of Keith Harper
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Leader of Cherokee Nation hails nomination of Keith Harper (June 13, 2013)
Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker praised the nomination of Keith Harper to an ambassador-rank post.

Keith Harper, Cherokee, nominated for ambassador level job
National | Politics
Keith Harper, Cherokee, nominated for ambassador level job (June 10, 2013)
Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, has been nominated to an ambassador-rank post. President Barack Obama today announced Harper as his pick for United States Representative to the...

Interview with Keith Harper on Elouise Cobell's trust fund fight
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement
Interview with Keith Harper on Elouise Cobell's trust fund fight (April 17, 2013)
Montana Public Radio interviews Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation who worked on the Cobell trust fund lawsuit since 1996. Get the Story: Elouise Cobell’s legacy: self-empowerment (Montana...

Keith Harper, Cherokee lawyer, raised at least $500K for Obama
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Politics
Keith Harper, Cherokee lawyer, raised at least $500K for Obama (March 4, 2013)
Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, bundled at least $500,000 for the 2012 Obama-Biden campaign, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Harper is an attorney at...

Paul EchoHawk joins Indian law team at Kilpatrick Townsend
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Paul EchoHawk joins Indian law team at Kilpatrick Townsend (January 15, 2013)
Paul EchoHawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation, has joined the Native American Affairs Team at Kilpatrick Townsend. EchoHawk has over a dozen years of Indian law experience, having represented...

Judge  orders  first round of payments from  Cobell settlement
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement
Judge orders first round of payments from Cobell settlement (December 12, 2012)
A federal judge issued on order on Tuesday that authorized the first round of payments from the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement. Between 325,000 to 350,000 Indian beneficiaries across...

ICT refused to run Keith Harper's response on Cobell stories
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
ICT refused to run Keith Harper's response on Cobell stories (September 18, 2012)
Indian Country Today refused to publish an opinion by attorney Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, because it "made unsubstantiated allegations about our practices and the reporter" who...

Keith Harper: Just a few truths about Obama, Cobell and me
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Keith Harper: Just a few truths about Obama, Cobell and me (September 12, 2012)
Keith Harper is a member of the Cherokee Nation. An Open Letter to Indian Country Today: In a recent piece published in Indian Country Today entitled “White House Says Lawyer...

Cobell plaintiffs oppose attorney fees for NARF for work on case
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement
Cobell plaintiffs oppose attorney fees for NARF for work on case (August 9, 2012)
The plaintiffs in the Cobell trust fund lawsuit say the Native American Rights Fund should not be awarded attorney's fees and expenses as part of the $3.4 billion settlement to...

Oklahoma beneficiaries question payment to Cobell attorneys
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement
Oklahoma beneficiaries question payment to Cobell attorneys (March 23, 2011)
Attorneys for the Indian trust fund lawsuit faced questions about their request for $233 million in fees at a meeting in Oklahoma last week. Some beneficiaries said the request was...

Lawyers in Cobell  case discuss $3.4B   settlement in Oklahoma
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement
Lawyers in Cobell case discuss $3.4B settlement in Oklahoma (March 17, 2011)
Attorneys for the Indian trust fund lawsuit were in Oklahoma this week to discuss the $3.4 billion settlement to the case. Most beneficiaries will receive $1,000 for the Historical Accounting...

Cobell attorneys say fee request not a big issue in Indian Country
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement
Cobell attorneys say fee request not a big issue in Indian Country (March 9, 2011)
Attorneys who have worked on the Indian trust fund lawsuit for 14 years don't think their fee request isn't a big issue in Indian Country. Keith Harper, a member of...

Key deadline approaching for beneficiaries to Cobell settlement
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement
Key deadline approaching for beneficiaries to Cobell settlement (March 1, 2011)
Indian beneficiaries face an important deadline in the $3.4 billion settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit, an attorney in the case said on Monday. Beneficiaries have until April 20...

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