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Trump administration sides with industry in reservation boundary case
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Trump administration sides with industry in reservation boundary case (April 3, 2018)

The Trump administration is siding with industry interests in a closely-watched reservation boundary case pending at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Tribes take Wind River Reservation boundary case to Supreme Court
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Tribes take Wind River Reservation boundary case to Supreme Court (February 22, 2018)

After being abandoned by the Trump administration, the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe are taking their homelands case to the nation's highest court.

Northern Arapaho Tribe eyes tuition waiver as more head to university
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Northern Arapaho Tribe eyes tuition waiver as more head to university (January 25, 2018)

The Northern Arapaho Tribe is proposing a tuition waiver program at the University of Wyoming.

Appeals court won't revisit historic decision in Muscogee Nation boundary case
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Appeals court won't revisit historic decision in Muscogee Nation boundary case (November 9, 2017)

A closely-watched reservation boundary case could be headed to the nation's highest court, setting up a clash between tribes, states and the Trump administration.

Navajo Nation leaders urge reflection as rare solar eclipse crosses United States
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Navajo Nation leaders urge reflection as rare solar eclipse crosses United States (August 21, 2017)

Leaders of the Navajo Nation are urging their citizens to stay inside as a total solar eclipse crosses the United States.

News21: Tribes fight for clean water and more funds from federal government
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News21: Tribes fight for clean water and more funds from federal government (August 17, 2017)

Tribes are struggling to get the attention and funding necessary to clean the water their people rely on. News21 investigates.

Trump administration abandons tribes in battle over boundaries of reservation in Wyoming
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Trump administration abandons tribes in battle over boundaries of reservation in Wyoming (August 14, 2017)

The Trump administration has abandoned two tribes as they seek to protect their homelands in Wyoming from an attack by the state government.

Northern Arapaho Tribe reclaims remains of students who died at Carlisle boarding school
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Northern Arapaho Tribe reclaims remains of students who died at Carlisle boarding school (August 14, 2017)

A delegation from the Northern Arapaho Tribe came to the former Carlisle boarding school to reclaim the remains of three young students but only two were identified.

Department of the Army begins first removal of remains from Carlisle cemetery
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Department of the Army begins first removal of remains from Carlisle cemetery (August 7, 2017)

A delegation from the Northern Arapaho Tribe is overseeing the disinterment of three children who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.

Warm Springs Tribes offer exclusive and pricey option for viewing solar eclipse
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Warm Springs Tribes offer exclusive and pricey option for viewing solar eclipse (August 7, 2017)

A total solar eclipse is coming to America on August 21 and viewing options exist in Indian Country.

Film set on Wind River Reservation boasts Native cast and tribal financing
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Film set on Wind River Reservation boasts Native cast and tribal financing (August 3, 2017)

Wind River, a film set and shot on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, is opening in theaters this week.

Trump nominee for key appeals court seen as favorable to tribal interests
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Trump nominee for key appeals court seen as favorable to tribal interests (June 16, 2017)

President Donald Trump is slowly filling open seats on courts across the nation and one of his picks has an important link to Indian Country.

Wyoming tribes lose major ruling in reservation boundary case
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Wyoming tribes lose major ruling in reservation boundary case (February 22, 2017)

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe can't exercise authority in a border town known as Riverton.

Tribal sovereignty foe in charge of nation's environmental agenda
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Tribal sovereignty foe in charge of nation's environmental agenda (February 20, 2017)

Scott Pruitt, as attorney general in Oklahoma, repeatedly fought tribes on jurisdiction, immunity and taxation fronts.

Tribes face uncertainty on land-into-trust as Obama era comes to a close
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Tribes face uncertainty on land-into-trust as Obama era comes to a close (September 21, 2016)

With a new president on the horizon, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has just four more months to reach its goal of placing 500,000 acres in trust.

Northern Arapaho Tribe hails settlement in water diversion dispute
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Northern Arapaho Tribe hails settlement in water diversion dispute (September 2, 2016)

The tribe will help oversee restoration of the Big Wind River following an illegal diversion that dates back more than 20 years.

Northern Arapaho Tribe asserts more control over health system
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Northern Arapaho Tribe asserts more control over health system (June 28, 2016)

The Wyoming tribe is looking for additional sources of funding due to shortfalls in an Indian Health Service contract.

Lakota Country Times: Army promises return of tribal children
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Lakota Country Times: Army promises return of tribal children (May 24, 2016)

A consultation between several tribes and the Department of Defense resulted in a promise to financially support the disinterment of the remains of tribal children.

Northern Arapaho Tribe expects to secure federal permit to take eagle
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Northern Arapaho Tribe expects to secure federal permit to take eagle (May 16, 2016)

The Obama administration has dropped an appeal in the long-running case.

Army pledges to pay costs of returning young relatives to tribes
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Army pledges to pay costs of returning young relatives to tribes (May 13, 2016)

Three tribes are engaged in government-to-government talks to reclaim their loved ones from a cemetery at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.

Tribes press for return of relatives buried at old boarding school
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Tribes press for return of relatives buried at old boarding school (May 11, 2016)

The U.S. Army promised to help return the remains, with one official offering an apology for the situation.

Tribes open talks to repatriate relatives buried at boarding school
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Tribes open talks to repatriate relatives buried at boarding school (May 10, 2016)

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Northern Arapaho Tribe and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are meeting with federal and military officials to discuss the young ones who are buried at Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.

Report recommends elimination of 'Indian' mascots in Colorado
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Report recommends elimination of 'Indian' mascots in Colorado (April 19, 2016)

Some public schools -- like the Lamar Savages -- are known for particularly egregious representations of Indian people.

Tribes in Wyoming battle over future of joint governing council
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Tribes in Wyoming battle over future of joint governing council (March 30, 2016)

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe used to work together on a joint business council but the relationship has frayed.

Supreme Court ruling emboldens tribes in another boundary case
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Supreme Court ruling emboldens tribes in another boundary case (March 25, 2016)

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe are defending their reservation borders in a long-running dispute with the state of Wyoming.

Northern Arapaho Tribe sues BIA and Eastern Shoshone leaders
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Northern Arapaho Tribe sues BIA and Eastern Shoshone leaders (February 24, 2016)

The two tribes that share the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming are battling over jointly administered programs.

Vi Waln: Help bring our young relatives home from Indian school
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Vi Waln: Help bring our young relatives home from Indian school (February 15, 2016)

Our people went to boarding school to be stripped of their culture, language and identity. In return, they would come home speaking, reading and writing English.

Lakota Country Times: Native youth work to bring relatives home
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Lakota Country Times: Native youth work to bring relatives home (February 12, 2016)

Spirit is believed to be guiding the efforts of a group of young people in their quest to have human remains disinterred and returned to tribal lands.

Northern Arapaho Tribe seeking to repatriate remains of students
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Northern Arapaho Tribe seeking to repatriate remains of students (February 10, 2016)

The tribe started the effort in 2007 but has faced opposition from the Army War College the military institution that occupies the site of the former Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.

Non-Indian defendant gets life for shootings of tribal members
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Non-Indian defendant gets life for shootings of tribal members (January 11, 2016)

Two members of the Northern Arapaho Tribe were shot as they slept -- Stallone Trosper was killed while James Goggles survived.

More transportation funds head to Indian Country in new law
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More transportation funds head to Indian Country in new law (December 18, 2015)

The Tribal Transportation Program will see an immediate boost to $465 million in the current fiscal year and the amount will grow by $10 million through fiscal year 2020.

Northern Arapaho Tribe aims to repatriate remains of students
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Northern Arapaho Tribe aims to repatriate remains of students (December 17, 2015)

The Northern Arapaho Tribe's historic preservation officer said more than 200 Arapaho students died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.

Nadine Gracia: Breaking down barriers for better Indian health
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Nadine Gracia: Breaking down barriers for better Indian health (November 18, 2015)

Earlier this year, I had the privilege to visit the Wind River Indian Reservation to meet with tribal leaders and community members about the challenges faced by American Indians.

Guilty pleas for shootings of Indian men in Wyoming border town
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Guilty pleas for shootings of Indian men in Wyoming border town (October 2, 2015)

Stallone Trosper, 29, was murdered while he slept and James Goggles, 50, was seriously injured in the July 18 incident in Riverton.

Northern Arapaho Tribe files appeal in Affordable Care Act case
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Northern Arapaho Tribe files appeal in Affordable Care Act case (September 22, 2015)

Tribal employees are facing higher health insurance costs and the tribe itself is facing a $2.2 million fine that could be address if Congress takes action.

Final defendant sentenced for murder on Wind River Reservation
Law

Final defendant sentenced for murder on Wind River Reservation (August 26, 2015)

Six people have been sentenced for their roles in the death of Jared Dean Little Whiteman, who was a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming.

Northern Arapaho Tribe asks Obama to drop appeal in eagle case
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Northern Arapaho Tribe asks Obama to drop appeal in eagle case (August 26, 2015)

Tribal members want to be able to use bald eagles for Sun Dance ceremonies but a federal permit restricts where they can kill the birds.

FBI launches preliminary probe into shootings of Indian men
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FBI launches preliminary probe into shootings of Indian men (August 7, 2015)

Leaders of the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming traveled to Washington, D.C, to make the case for federal intervention.

Democrats call for hate crimes law after attack on Indian men
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Democrats call for hate crimes law after attack on Indian men (August 6, 2015)

One member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe was murdered and another was left with serious injuries after both were shot in the head by a non-Indian assailant.

Shooting highlights racial tensions on Wind River Reservation
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Shooting highlights racial tensions on Wind River Reservation (July 30, 2015)

Two members of the Northern Arapaho Tribe were shot by a non-Indian assailant. One died and the other remains in serious condition.

Senate committee examines costs of substance abuse on tribes
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Senate committee examines costs of substance abuse on tribes (July 30, 2015)

Lawmakers and witnesses shared devastating statistics about the impacts of drugs and alcohol in Indian Country.

Sen. Barrasso defends quick movement on transportation bill
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Sen. Barrasso defends quick movement on transportation bill (July 24, 2015)

The chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee is pushing for more funding for tribal transportation programs.

George Abeyta: Stallone Trosper taken from us in act of hate
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George Abeyta: Stallone Trosper taken from us in act of hate (July 24, 2015)

We, the family of Stallone Trosper, write from a place of terrible grief and sadness.

Officials back Northern Arapaho Tribe on hate crime charges
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Officials back Northern Arapaho Tribe on hate crime charges (July 23, 2015)

Stallone Trosper was shot and killed by a non-Indian assailant while James Goggles remains in critical condition in Wyoming.

Northern Arapaho Tribe calls shooting of men a hate crime
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Northern Arapaho Tribe calls shooting of men a hate crime (July 22, 2015)

Stallone Trosper, 29, was killed after being shot in the head. A second tribal member, James Goggles, remains hospitalized in serious condition.

Two men from Northern Arapaho Tribe shot while sleeping
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Two men from Northern Arapaho Tribe shot while sleeping (July 21, 2015)

A non-Indian man has told authorities that he intentionally went looking for homeless people in order to kill them.

Bill shields tribes from Affordable Care Act employer mandate
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Bill shields tribes from Affordable Care Act employer mandate (July 15, 2015)

Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) and Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Montana) introduced the Tribal Employment and Jobs Protection Act to exempt tribes from large fines.

Northern Arapaho Tribe loses Affordable Care Act mandate case
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Northern Arapaho Tribe loses Affordable Care Act mandate case (July 9, 2015)

Congress did not exempt tribes from the large employer mandate requiring them to provide insurance to employees, a judge determined.

Native Sun News: Tribes ignored in Yellowstone grizzly talks
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Native Sun News: Tribes ignored in Yellowstone grizzly talks (May 15, 2015)

James Walks Along, the historic preservation officer for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, was forced off the stage at a recent public meeting.

Sparring continues in Wind River Reservation jurisdictional feud
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Sparring continues in Wind River Reservation jurisdictional feud (April 27, 2015)

The Environmental Protection Agency recognized the authority of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe in December 2013 but the case has yet to be resolved in federal court.

Editorial: Wyoming tribes battle drug influence on reservation
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Editorial: Wyoming tribes battle drug influence on reservation (April 21, 2015)

In fiscal year 2014, there were more than 31,000 methamphetamine-related encounters in the Indian health care system.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds field hearing in Wyoming
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds field hearing in Wyoming (April 1, 2015)

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) heard from tribal leaders, law enforcement and other witnesses about drugs in Indian Country.

Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee's field hearing
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Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee's field hearing (March 26, 2015)

Tribal, federal and state representatives will share what they are doing to address the harmful effects of drugs in Indian Country.

Sen. Barrasso to chair field hearing on drugs in Indian Country
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Sen. Barrasso to chair field hearing on drugs in Indian Country (March 25, 2015)

Leaders of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe are expected to testify.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold field hearing on drugs
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold field hearing on drugs (March 16, 2015)

The field hearing will take place on March 31 at the Chiefs Technical Center on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.

Lawsuit tests boundaries of Wind River Reservation in Wyoming
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Lawsuit tests boundaries of Wind River Reservation in Wyoming (January 20, 2015)

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe want treatment as state status from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Clara Caufield: Northern Arapaho man works harder than most
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Clara Caufield: Northern Arapaho man works harder than most (January 8, 2015)

Usually columnists write about people with big names, however, often I am more impressed with ordinary people who often live extraordinary lives in a much understated way.

Wind River tribal judge presides over first same-sex marriage
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Wind River tribal judge presides over first same-sex marriage (November 17, 2014)

Saun and Renee Allen took their vows before family and friends at the tribal courthouse.

Northern Arapaho Tribe: Newspaper got it wrong on joint council
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Northern Arapaho Tribe: Newspaper got it wrong on joint council (October 30, 2014)

Northern Arapaho leaders explain why they withdrew from a joint council with the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.

Judge rules for tribes in Wyoming in dispute over diverted water
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Judge rules for tribes in Wyoming in dispute over diverted water (October 28, 2014)

An irrigation district was fined $250,000 and its former manager was fined $350,000 for the illegal dikes.