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GOP lawmakers side with Indian Country amid President Trump's 'Pocahontas' controversy
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GOP lawmakers side with Indian Country amid President Trump's 'Pocahontas' controversy (November 28, 2017)

Key Republican lawmakers are siding with Indian Country as controversy over President Donald Trump and his 'Pocahontas' comment continues to generate headlines.

Kirk Francis to President Trump: 'You can choose to do better. You must do better'
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Kirk Francis to President Trump: 'You can choose to do better. You must do better' (November 28, 2017)

It is time for Native Americans to finally receive the honor and respect we rightfully deserve in our own lands.

Trump team considers 'new' hurdles for off-reservation land applications
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Trump team considers 'new' hurdles for off-reservation land applications (July 20, 2017)

In a major setback for Indian Country, the Trump administration is poised to erect more hurdles for tribes seeking to restore their homelands.

Indian Country outnumbered at hearing on Indian Reorganization Act
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Indian Country outnumbered at hearing on Indian Reorganization Act (July 13, 2017)

Republicans once again failed to invite a tribal leader to a hearing on Indian issues so the Democratic witness was Indian Country's only representative.

Hearing on Indian Reorganization Act stacked with anti-Indian interests
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Hearing on Indian Reorganization Act stacked with anti-Indian interests (July 11, 2017)

If Indian Country is looking for a fair shake as a key Congressional committee looks into the land-into-trust process for a second time, it's not going to happen this week.

Kirk Francis: Indian Country must remain vigilant despite #NoDAPL victory
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Kirk Francis: Indian Country must remain vigilant despite #NoDAPL victory (December 6, 2016)

While it is important that we recognize the value and benefit that our collective advocacy efforts had in securing this win, we must remain equally vigilant and steadfast in our determination to ensure that the next administration does not reverse this decision.