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Authorities seek information about fatal hit-and-run of Otoe-Missouria citizen
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Authorities seek information about fatal hit-and-run of Otoe-Missouria citizen (July 14, 2017)
Randall Whitehorn, 64, was killed on July 9 after being struck by a driver, who fled the scene in Red Rock, Oklahoma.

Tribal lenders face pressure as new rule aims to end 'debt traps'
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Tribal lenders face pressure as new rule aims to end 'debt traps' (June 7, 2016)
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a 1,341-page proposal that imposes standards on all lenders, including those operated by tribes.

Editorial: Otoe-Missouria Tribe's lending operation is a 'scam'
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Editorial: Otoe-Missouria Tribe's lending operation is a 'scam' (September 14, 2015)
Tribal sovereignty is a limited right to self-government; it is not a right to intrude on another state's right to govern itself.

Tribes in Oklahoma quick to express disinterest in marijuana
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Tribes in Oklahoma quick to express disinterest in marijuana (August 18, 2015)
Merely attending a meeting on marijuana might get your tribe a call from the media.

Opinion: Connecticut takes wrong approach with tribal lenders
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Opinion: Connecticut takes wrong approach with tribal lenders (April 30, 2015)
While payday lending is technically illegal in Connecticut, Federally-recognized Native American tribes and their elected representatives are immune from Connecticut process and suit.

Connecticut tribes support state's efforts against online lenders
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Connecticut tribes support state's efforts against online lenders (April 14, 2015)
The Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes are siding with the state against a fellow tribe from Oklahoma.

Editorial: Tribal online lending operations deserve state scrutiny
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Editorial: Tribal online lending operations deserve state scrutiny (April 13, 2015)
The real lenders, the ones who are raking in the incredible profits, are unscrupulous lenders with no claim to sovereignty.

Otoe-Missouria Tribe wages campaign to protect online lending
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Otoe-Missouria Tribe wages campaign to protect online lending (April 7, 2015)
A group called Institute for Liberty launched Native Kids First after the state of Connecticut went after the tribe's lending operation.

Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny
Business | Opinion
Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny (March 26, 2015)
American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.

Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe disputes fine in lending dispute
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Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe disputes fine in lending dispute (March 12, 2015)
Chairman John Shotton is accusing officials in Connecticut of violating his civil rights.

Otoe-Missouria Tribe to mark 100th birthday of oldest member
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Otoe-Missouria Tribe to mark 100th birthday of oldest member (February 4, 2015)
Lorena Kihega DeRoin was born in 1915 and worked for the tribe until she was 98.

Opinion: Blood Run landmark a place of reverence for area tribes
Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Blood Run landmark a place of reverence for area tribes (January 22, 2015)
One of the most significant places of beauty and history in our state is located along the Big Sioux River in the northwest corner of Iowa.

Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe fined for online loan operation
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Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe fined for online loan operation (January 7, 2015)
Chairman John Shotton was fined $700,000 and two tribal entities were fined $800,000.

Otoe-Missouria Tribe defends online loan business amid scrutiny
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Otoe-Missouria Tribe defends online loan business amid scrutiny (November 24, 2014)
Chairman John Shotton said profits from the operation have been 'substantial.'

Tribes withdraw Internet lending lawsuit after losing decision
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Tribes withdraw Internet lending lawsuit after losing decision (November 4, 2014)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians said fighting the state of New York consumed 'considerable resources.'

Law Article: Clash of competing sovereigns in tribal lending case
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Law Article: Clash of competing sovereigns in tribal lending case (October 6, 2014)
Attorneys discuss decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affecting tribal online loan businesses.

NAFSA puts a positive spin on decision in tribal lending lawsuit
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NAFSA puts a positive spin on decision in tribal lending lawsuit (October 2, 2014)
The law firm that represents the tribes in the case also called it a victory.

2nd Circuit rebuffs tribal online lenders in dispute with New York
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2nd Circuit rebuffs tribal online lenders in dispute with New York (October 1, 2014)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians claim the state lacks authority over their businesses.

Jane Daugherty: Tribes lose out  in battle over Internet lending
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Jane Daugherty: Tribes lose out in battle over Internet lending (October 9, 2013)
On a recent research trip to the online lending companies run by the Otoe-Missouria tribe, it became clear that a large part of the story of this legal battle against tribal lending has been ignored by the mainstream news media.

Tribes seek expedited appeal in  New York online lending suit
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Tribes seek expedited appeal in New York online lending suit (October 8, 2013)
Two tribes are appealing a federal judge's order that subjects their online lending businesses to state laws in New York.

Indian-owned online lending firm hit with lawsuit in Arkansas
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Indian-owned online lending firm hit with lawsuit in Arkansas (October 2, 2013)
Western Sky Financial, an Internet lending business owned by a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, is facing yet another lawsuit in another state.

Judge rebuffs tribal online lenders in case against New York
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Judge rebuffs tribal online lenders in case against New York (October 1, 2013)
A federal judge has refused to stop the state of New York from taking actions that affect online lenders operated by two tribes.

Otoe-Missouria Tribe sees  benefits from Internet  lending  firms
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Otoe-Missouria Tribe sees benefits from Internet lending firms (September 16, 2013)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma says its two online lending firms are generating jobs and revenues.

Group works  to preserve old building on Big Blue Reservation
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Group works to preserve old building on Big Blue Reservation (September 16, 2013)
A group is working to preserve an old building on the former Big Blue Reservation in Nebraska.

Tribal online lenders off to court in lawsuit against New York
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Tribal online lenders off to court in lawsuit against New York (September 11, 2013)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma and the e Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan are in federal court today to defend their online lending businesses

Della Warrior, Otoe-Missouria, to lead New Mexico museum
Arts & Entertainment | Education
Della Warrior, Otoe-Missouria, to lead New Mexico museum (June 14, 2013)
Della Warrior, a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe, has been named director of the New Mexico Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. Warrior, a former president of the Institute of...

Cherokee Nation joins wind farm project at    boarding school
Business | Environment
Cherokee Nation joins wind farm project at boarding school (May 15, 2013)
The Cherokee Nation has joined a wind energy project with four other Oklahoma tribes. The Cherokees will be working with the Kaw Nation, the Pawnee Nation, the Ponca Nation and...

Oklahoma tribes partner on wind farm  at old boarding school
Education | Environment
Oklahoma tribes partner on wind farm at old boarding school (May 1, 2013)
The Kaw Nation, the Pawnee Nation, the Ponca Nation and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe are working together on a wind farm at the site of the former Chilocco Indian School. The...

Nebraska tribes  renew historic  connection with Oklahoma tribe
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Nebraska tribes renew historic connection with Oklahoma tribe (April 8, 2013)
The Omaha Tribe, the Ponca Tribe and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe met in Nebraska on Saturday to renew their historic ties. The tribes once lived in the same area of Nebraska,...

Ceremony recognizes Council of Confederated Chilocco Tribes
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Ceremony recognizes Council of Confederated Chilocco Tribes (March 14, 2013)
A ceremony recognized the five tribes that make up the Council of Confederated Chilocco Tribes. Under an agreement with the council, Oklahoma State University's University Multispectral Laboratories has used the...

Otoe-Missouria Tribe defends online payday lending business
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Otoe-Missouria Tribe defends online payday lending business (August 14, 2012)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma says its online lending business provides help people in need. The tribe launched American Web Loan in February 2011. “The financial services offered by the...

Opinion: Otoe-Missouria Tribe hosts 130th annual gathering
Opinion
Opinion: Otoe-Missouria Tribe hosts 130th annual gathering (July 12, 2011)
"Some 130 years have passed since the Otoe-Missouria Tribe was moved from the Big Blue Reservation in southeastern Nebraska to Indian Territory. Every year since their arrival, the people have...

Editorial: Welcomes tribes to Dancers of the Plains powwow
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Editorial: Welcomes tribes to Dancers of the Plains powwow (June 17, 2011)
"Last year as they labored on the earth lodge at the Great Platte River Road Archway, Indians from North Dakota and Oklahoma re-established a kinship between their clans and spiritually...

Dancers of the Plains powwow in Nebraska from June 17-18
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Dancers of the Plains powwow in Nebraska from June 17-18 (June 8, 2011)
The Dancers of the Plains powwow takes place in Kearney, Nebraska, from June 17-18. The powwow will be held at the Great Platte River Road Archway. Over 250 representatives of...

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