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Doug George-Kanentiio: Onondaga Chief Chief Irv Powless was a legend and a friend
Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Onondaga Chief Chief Irv Powless was a legend and a friend (December 13, 2017)
When I think of what it requires to be a rotiane in the best sense, Chief Irv Powless exemplified this in every instance of his 88 years and for that I am grateful

Montaukett Indian Nation denied a second time as governor vetoes recognition bill
Federal Recognition
Montaukett Indian Nation denied a second time as governor vetoes recognition bill (December 8, 2017)
The Montaukett Indian Nation has once again been denied recognition in the state of New York

Doug George-Kanentiio: Onondaga Nation Chief Irv Powless passes on at age 88
National
Doug George-Kanentiio: Onondaga Nation Chief Irv Powless passes on at age 88 (December 4, 2017)
Chief Irving Powless Jr., Daha‘tgatdohs, Beaver Clan Chief, established an enduring legacy for his exceptional kindness and command of traditional law.

Justice Thomas attacks land-into-trust process as Oneida Nation secures victory
Law | National | Trust
Justice Thomas attacks land-into-trust process as Oneida Nation secures victory (November 27, 2017)
After delaying action for more than two months, the Supreme Court finally delivered victory to the Oneida Nation in a long-running land case. But there's some drama thanks to Justice Clarence Thomas.

Republican candidate questions mural for depicting Indian people as too 'dark'
Politics
Republican candidate questions mural for depicting Indian people as too 'dark' (October 13, 2017)
A Republican candidate in New York is being dropped by her own party after questioning a mural of Indian people.

Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon
Business | Environment | Law | National | Politics | Trust
Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon (October 2, 2017)
The U.S. Supreme Court is back at work this week with a new member and a slew of Indian law cases on the horizon.

Village changes seal of Indian being pushed to ground with Indian standing
National
Village changes seal of Indian being pushed to ground with Indian standing (September 28, 2017)
The village of Whitesboro in New York has changed its seal after facing criticism for depicting Indian people in a negative light.

Museum announces $14.5 million upgrade to Hall of Northwest Coast Indians
Arts & Entertainment | Canada | National
Museum announces $14.5 million upgrade to Hall of Northwest Coast Indians (September 26, 2017)
The American Museum of Natural History will work with tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada to update its Hall of Northwest Coast Indians.

Columbus statue in New York City vandalized amid review of 'symbols of hate'
National
Columbus statue in New York City vandalized amid review of 'symbols of hate' (September 13, 2017)
A statue of Christopher Columbus, widely reviled as a symbol of genocide of indigenous peoples, was vandalized in New York City.

Cayuga Nation leaders win control of tribal assets as internal fight continues
National | Politics
Cayuga Nation leaders win control of tribal assets as internal fight continues (September 11, 2017)
A leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation appears to be far from settled despite intervention by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe acquires drug patents in attempt to end legal dispute
Business | Law
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe acquires drug patents in attempt to end legal dispute (September 8, 2017)
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is entering the pharmaceutical industry in hopes of ending a legal challenge over a popular dry-eye drug.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe welcomes recognition of authority on ancestral land
Law | National | Politics
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe welcomes recognition of authority on ancestral land (July 25, 2017)
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe will continue to provide law enforcement services on its ancestral territory thanks to a bill signed into law in New York state.

Editorial: Montaukett Indian Nation deserves to be recognized in New York
Opinion | Federal Recognition
Editorial: Montaukett Indian Nation deserves to be recognized in New York (July 25, 2017)
Newsday is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to sign a bill recognizing the Montaukett Indian Nation.

Cayuga Nation leadership finally recognized by Bureau of Indian Affairs
National | Politics
Cayuga Nation leadership finally recognized by Bureau of Indian Affairs (July 17, 2017)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally resolved a long-running leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation but one faction still isn't satisfied.

Montaukett Indian Nation waiting on governor to sign recognition bill
Federal Recognition
Montaukett Indian Nation waiting on governor to sign recognition bill (July 11, 2017)
Lawmakers in New York unanimously approved legislation to recognize the Montaukett Indian Nation but the governor has yet to sign it.

Onondaga Nation protests lack of input in decisions at public school
Education
Onondaga Nation protests lack of input in decisions at public school (June 29, 2017)
Parents from the Onondaga Nation pulled their children out of a public school in New York after officials refused to hire one of their own as principal.

Oneida Nation challenges Oneida Nation over use of 'Oneida' trademarks
Business | Law | National
Oneida Nation challenges Oneida Nation over use of 'Oneida' trademarks (June 28, 2017)
The Oneidas in Wisconsin are hoping to use trademarks that have been registered to their relatives in New York.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe orders 20 non-citizens to leave reservation
Law
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe orders 20 non-citizens to leave reservation (June 21, 2017)
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is enforcing its exclusion policy against people accused of engaging in criminal activity on the reservation in New York.

Judge tells UPS to pay $247M for shipping Indian tobacco products
Business | Law
Judge tells UPS to pay $247M for shipping Indian tobacco products (June 1, 2017)
A federal judge said UPS turned a 'blind eye' to tax-free tobacco shipments to and from reservations in New York.

Supreme Court won't disturb victory in Oneida Nation land case
Law | National | Politics
Supreme Court won't disturb victory in Oneida Nation land case (May 15, 2017)
Yet a long-running dispute over 13,000 acres is not yet over for the New York-based tribe and the Trump administration.

Charles Kader: Tribal communities still face threats to their homelands
Opinion
Charles Kader: Tribal communities still face threats to their homelands (April 24, 2017)
For indigenous communities like the Iroquois the phrase ‘Defend the Land’ has a literal connotation that extends past a basketball court.

Oneida Nation donated $10M to Museum of the American Revolution
Education | National
Oneida Nation donated $10M to Museum of the American Revolution (April 17, 2017)
The tribe was the first nation to join America as an ally during the Revolutionary War.

Tribes enter a new era with conservative lean at Supreme Court
Law | National | Politics
Tribes enter a new era with conservative lean at Supreme Court (April 10, 2017)
After losing case after case, tribes hope they have finally found in a friend in Neil Gorsuch, hand-picked by President Donald Trump.

Major museum secures donation of 'masterworks' by Native artists
Arts & Entertainment
Major museum secures donation of 'masterworks' by Native artists (April 7, 2017)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will be featuring Native art more prominently in its American Wing.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe focuses on language and cultural efforts
Education
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe focuses on language and cultural efforts (April 5, 2017)
The tribe awarded $300,000 in grants for language, cultural and environmental programs on the reservation in New York.

Shinnecock Nation chooses four members for council of trustees
Politics
Shinnecock Nation chooses four members for council of trustees (April 5, 2017)
Two incumbents and two former leaders were elected to the seven-member council of the New York-based tribe.

Judge holds UPS liable for transporting Indian tobacco products
Business | Law | National
Judge holds UPS liable for transporting Indian tobacco products (March 29, 2017)
The world's largest package delivery company is on the hook for millions of dollars after being found liable for shipping Indian tobacco products in New York.

Charles Kader: Learning some unwritten rules of reservation life
Opinion
Charles Kader: Learning some unwritten rules of reservation life (March 13, 2017)
Leaving the reservation can be handled two ways in Native communities.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe files another land-into-trust application
Law | Trust
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe files another land-into-trust application (March 8, 2017)
The tribe has submitted applications for more than 218 acres in a land claim area in New York.

Darren Bonaparte: Mohawk people have long history with borders
Canada | Opinion
Darren Bonaparte: Mohawk people have long history with borders (February 27, 2017)
Documents Shed Light on Historic Divisions at Akwesasne.

Steven Newcomb: Yes there actually was a Bowling Green massacre
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Yes there actually was a Bowling Green massacre (February 7, 2017)
Kellyanne Conway had the wrong Bowling Green.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Protecting Mother Earth and our lifegivers
Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Protecting Mother Earth and our lifegivers (January 24, 2017)
Skennenrahowi, the Great Peacemaker, established a society in which the human spirit was liberated from the constraints of fear and oppression.

Native Sun News Today: #DefundDAPL billboard goes up in Times Square
Business | Environment | National
Native Sun News Today: #DefundDAPL billboard goes up in Times Square (January 19, 2017)
The divestment campaign is an outgrowth of indigenous prayer gatherings and grassroots direct actions against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Maliseet man and wife lose children in tragic accident in New York
National
Maliseet man and wife lose children in tragic accident in New York (December 21, 2016)
The two girls, ages 2 and 1, died after a radiator burst in their home in New York City.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe restores river with removal of aging dam
Environment | National
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe restores river with removal of aging dam (December 15, 2016)
The Hogansburg Dam is the first dam to come down in New York state and the first to be decommissioned by a tribe.

Oneida Nation wins another decision in long-running land dispute
Law | National | Trust
Oneida Nation wins another decision in long-running land dispute (November 10, 2016)
The New York tribe can follow the land-into-trust process, a federal appeals court ruled in a unanimous decision.

Seneca Nation elects new leadership amid reports of vote buying
National | Politics
Seneca Nation elects new leadership amid reports of vote buying (November 7, 2016)
The ruling Seneca Party swept all 30 positions, including president and treasurer, and some were paid up to $100 for supporting the party.

Seneca Nation headed to polls to choose a new leadership slate
Politics
Seneca Nation headed to polls to choose a new leadership slate (November 1, 2016)
Three candidates are running for president of the New York tribe: Todd Gates, J.C. Seneca and Sally Snow.

Authorities crack down on #NoDAPL treaty camp in North Dakota
Environment | Law | National
Authorities crack down on #NoDAPL treaty camp in North Dakota (October 28, 2016)
Resisters were sprayed with mace, harassed by police officers and some suffered injured in the largest confrontation to date.

Seneca Nation prepares for tribal council election in November
Politics
Seneca Nation prepares for tribal council election in November (September 29, 2016)
Todd Gates, Sally Snow and J.C. Seneca are running for president of the New York-based tribe.

Cayuga Nation accuses citizens of fraud for opening up smokeshop
Business | Law | National
Cayuga Nation accuses citizens of fraud for opening up smokeshop (August 18, 2016)
Two tribal members acquired a small property in the name of the 'Cayuga Nation' and are selling cigarettes there.

Editorial: Bureau of Indian Affairs enables Cayuga Nation dispute
Opinion
Editorial: Bureau of Indian Affairs enables Cayuga Nation dispute (August 8, 2016)
Who's in charge of the Cayuga Nation of New York?

Cayuga Nation embroiled in yet another internal leadership crisis
National | Politics
Cayuga Nation embroiled in yet another internal leadership crisis (August 5, 2016)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is no longer doing business with one tribal official but he's formed his own council anyway.

Charles Kader: Author fails in attempted 'Takedown' of Mohawk people
Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Charles Kader: Author fails in attempted 'Takedown' of Mohawk people (August 4, 2016)
In counting how many instances of speculation passed off as fact that I could track, the list kept growing.

Review: Hard look at drugs in Indian Country in 'Seventh Fire'
Arts & Entertainment | National
Review: Hard look at drugs in Indian Country in 'Seventh Fire' (July 22, 2016)
The documentary focuses on drugs on the White Earth Nation in Minnesota.

Charles Kader: Traveling the Red Road to yet another destination
Opinion
Charles Kader: Traveling the Red Road to yet another destination (July 8, 2016)
The balance of where we have been and where we are going as Native people is a constant reminder to me to look for our common heritage, wherever it is I might be at that moment.

Shinnecock Nation weighs options to reclaim ancestral territory
Law | National
Shinnecock Nation weighs options to reclaim ancestral territory (June 30, 2016)
The tribe contends the state of New York stole 3,600 acres through an illegal transaction in 1859.

Shinnecock Nation hits the end of the line with ancestral land claim
Law | National | Federal Recognition
Shinnecock Nation hits the end of the line with ancestral land claim (June 27, 2016)
Without comment, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the New York tribe's long-running lawsuit.

Tribes take more control of their lands with HEARTH Act regulations
Business | National
Tribes take more control of their lands with HEARTH Act regulations (June 22, 2016)
The Oneida Nation and the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians have joined the growing list of tribes with approved HEARTH Act regulations.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Hillary Clinton is the clear choice for the Iroquois
Opinion | Politics
Doug George-Kanentiio: Hillary Clinton is the clear choice for the Iroquois (June 8, 2016)
For the Confederacy, with a deep respect for the wisdom of women in politics, the choice is clearly for Hillary Clinton.

Last surviving Mohawk Code Talker receives Congressional medal
National
Last surviving Mohawk Code Talker receives Congressional medal (June 3, 2016)
Louis Levi Oakes, 94, used the Mohawk language to transmit unbreakable codes during World War II.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe learns about diabetes treatments in Cuba
Health | World
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe learns about diabetes treatments in Cuba (May 19, 2016)
The Heberprot-P drug has been used successfully in the Caribbean nation but it's still undergoing medical trials in the United States.

Seven accused of defrauding Oglala Sioux Tribe in bond scheme
Business | Law | National
Seven accused of defrauding Oglala Sioux Tribe in bond scheme (May 12, 2016)
Federal authorities accused the defendants of cheating a tribal corporation and investors of more than $60 million.

Shinnecock Nation citizens must pay to access their ancestral land
Law
Shinnecock Nation citizens must pay to access their ancestral land (May 10, 2016)
Tribal members aren't treated as residents in the village of Southampton, New York, even though they live right next door on their reservation.

Review: Mohawk lacrosse team featured in 'Keepers of the Game'
Arts & Entertainment | Sports
Review: Mohawk lacrosse team featured in 'Keepers of the Game' (April 22, 2016)
Film critic Andy Webster of The New York Times offers a favorable review of Keepers of the Game, a documentary that follows an all-Mohawk girls lacrosse team in New York.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win strong showings in New York
National | Politics
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win strong showings in New York (April 20, 2016)
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton continue to lead in delegate counts but their rivals aren't letting up.

Mark Trahant: Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton battle in New York
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton battle in New York (April 18, 2016)
Bernie Sanders could still win the day, but how many delegates will he earn?

Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawks must reclaim powerful names
Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawks must reclaim powerful names (March 15, 2016)
When we abandon our aboriginal names we lose much of our power.

Report explains how director stole $20K from Cayuga Nation minors
Law
Report explains how director stole $20K from Cayuga Nation minors (March 8, 2016)
The director of Native American Services for the state of New York was able to take the money over seven years without being detected.

Onondaga Nation boxer wins first match after overcoming huge setback
National | Sports
Onondaga Nation boxer wins first match after overcoming huge setback (March 1, 2016)
Lawrence Gabriel was supposed to compete a year ago but was critically injured when he subdued a gunman who shot a total of six people in Syracuse, New York.

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