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Secretary Zinke outlines nationwide reorganization of Interior Department
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Secretary Zinke outlines nationwide reorganization of Interior Department (January 11, 2018)
Secretary Ryan Zinke is seeking 'bipartisan' support for a major reorganization at the Department of the Interior that will impact Indian Country.

Witness list for field hearing on Indian Arts and Crafts Act in New Mexico
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Witness list for field hearing on Indian Arts and Crafts Act in New Mexico (July 5, 2017)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be taking testimony on the Indian Arts and Crafts Act on Friday, July 7.

Top Interior nominee contradicts President Trump on 'race' and tribal programs
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Top Interior nominee contradicts President Trump on 'race' and tribal programs (May 19, 2017)
With the president raising doubts about funding for Indian programs, tribal leaders are worried that his words will be used against them.

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp again parts with Indian Country on #NoDAPL movement
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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp again parts with Indian Country on #NoDAPL movement (December 5, 2016)
Key Democrats in Congress are joining Indian Country in celebrating the historic decision to deny an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline but one lawmaker isn't on board.

Tribes seek greater protections for sacred and cultural property
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Tribes seek greater protections for sacred and cultural property (October 18, 2016)
Tribes have become increasingly alarmed as auction houses around the world have put hundreds of items up for sale to the highest bidder.

Lawmakers take action on Native youth and Indian Country bills
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Lawmakers take action on Native youth and Indian Country bills (September 29, 2016)
Four Indian Country bills cleared the Senate as lawmakers head into an extended break before the November election.

Sen. Martin Heinrich: Return tribal property to their rightful owners
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Sen. Martin Heinrich: Return tribal property to their rightful owners (August 22, 2016)
Tribes across the nation have been unable to stop similar theft and sale of their priceless religious and cultural items in international markets.

Federal authorities file warrant for shield stolen from Acoma Pueblo
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Federal authorities file warrant for shield stolen from Acoma Pueblo (August 2, 2016)
The Acoma Pueblo ceremonial shield is being held by an auction house in France that has made millions of dollars by selling tribal items.

Cronkite News: Sen. McCain signs onto bill to stop export of tribal property
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Cronkite News: Sen. McCain signs onto bill to stop export of tribal property (July 11, 2016)
Arizona and New Mexico lawmakers teamed up this week to sponsor a bipartisan bill that would prevent the auction of sacred tribal items.

Tribes support bill in Senate to stop the export of cultural property
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Tribes support bill in Senate to stop the export of cultural property (July 6, 2016)
The Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act (STOP Act) prohibits the the export of tribal property and punishes people who traffic in stolen items.

Student from Navajo Nation to attend State of the Union address
Education | National | Politics
Student from Navajo Nation to attend State of the Union address (January 12, 2016)
Carielle Bahe is a junior at the University of New Mexico and plans to become a teacher on her reservation.

BIA approves HEARTH Act leasing regulations for New Mexico tribe
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BIA approves HEARTH Act leasing regulations for New Mexico tribe (January 5, 2016)
Ohkay Owingeh is the 23rd tribe to take advantage of the flexibility offered by the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act.

Bill aims to address claims arising from spill at Gold King Mine
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Bill aims to address claims arising from spill at Gold King Mine (September 23, 2015)
The Navajo Nation, the Southern Ute Tribe and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe have been affected by the release of an estimated 3 million gallons of toxic waste into the water system.

Democrat Martin Heinrich wins open Senate seat in New Mexico
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Democrat Martin Heinrich wins open Senate seat in New Mexico (November 7, 2012)
Democrat Martin Heinrich (D) defeated Republican Heather Wilson (R) for an open U.S. Senate seat in New Mexico. Heinrich has served in the U.S. House since 2009. He represents New...

President Obama plans to sign Indian housing measure into law
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President Obama plans to sign Indian housing measure into law (July 18, 2012)
President Barack Obama plans to sign an Indian housing bill into law, the White House said on Tuesday. The Senate passed H.R.205 by unanimous consent. The bill, known as the...

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