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Gabe Galanda: The United States must help stop disenrollment
Gabe Galanda: The United States must help stop disenrollment (February 7, 2020)

Indigenous America is once again facing off with disenrollment.


Citizen of Lumbee Tribe seeks answer on Indian preference
Citizen of Lumbee Tribe seeks answer on Indian preference (August 22, 2018)

Are citizens of the Lumbee Tribe considered 'Indians' under federal law?


Bureau of Indian Affairs reaffirms oversight in Nooksack Tribe dispute
Bureau of Indian Affairs reaffirms oversight in Nooksack Tribe dispute (January 24, 2018)

The Trump administration is continuing to assert oversight in a long-running leadership and disenrollment dispute within the Nooksack Tribe.


Senate confirms Ryan Zinke as new leader of Interior Department
Senate confirms Ryan Zinke as new leader of Interior Department (March 1, 2017)

The Montana Congressman's pro-tribal views stand in contrast to those of his boss, President Donald Trump.


Interior nominee Ryan Zinke heads toward confirmation in Senate
Interior nominee Ryan Zinke heads toward confirmation in Senate (February 28, 2017)

It's taken longer than expected but the Interior Department is slated to get a new leader.


Senate committee approves President Trump's Interior and Energy choices
Senate committee approves President Trump's Interior and Energy choices (January 31, 2017)

Ryan Zinke for Interior and Rick Perry for Energy saw opposition from Democrats and Independents but both are expected to win final confirmation in the Republican-controlled Senate.


Interior nominee Ryan Zinke set for first Senate confirmation vote
Interior nominee Ryan Zinke set for first Senate confirmation vote (January 23, 2017)

The Montana Republican is vowing to respect tribal sovereignty, promote self-determination and protect treaty rights when it comes to making decisions.


Oklahoma governor discussed Indian issues with Donald Trump
Oklahoma governor discussed Indian issues with Donald Trump (November 23, 2016)

Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is under consideration to run the Department of the Interior, which oversees the Bureau of Indian Affairs.


Tribes brace for change with Republicans in control in Washington
Tribes brace for change with Republicans in control in Washington (November 10, 2016)

Indian Country is adjusting to a new political reality with Donald Trump headed to the White House.


Quinault Nation calls for tribal inclusion in Donald Trump's transition team
Quinault Nation calls for tribal inclusion in Donald Trump's transition team (November 9, 2016)

President Fawn Sharp acknowledged that Republican Donald Trump's victory on Election Day came as a 'surprise' but vowed to move forward.


Steve Russell: A 'House of Horrors' with President Donald Trump
Steve Russell: A 'House of Horrors' with President Donald Trump (March 18, 2016)

In Trumpland, Cherokee Nation v. Georgia does not matter because he is prepared to abrogate treaties with nations not labeled 'domestic, dependent.'


Cherokee law students eager for summer work on Indian issues
Cherokee law students eager for summer work on Indian issues (May 27, 2015)

Alayna Farris will be working at the Native American Rights Fund and Bryan Shade will be at the National Indian Gaming Commission.


In the Federal Register: Notices of interest in Indian Country
In the Federal Register: Notices of interest in Indian Country (June 21, 2013)

This week in the Federal Register, some notices of interest in Indian Country. From the Bureau of Indian Affairs: • Land Acquisitions: Appeals of Land Acquisition Decisions(June 20, 2013) •...