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Republicans stir drama by adding controversial Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act to unrelated bill
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Republicans stir drama by adding controversial Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act to unrelated bill (January 11, 2018)

A controversial bill to exempt tribes from federal labor law has been revived on Capitol Hill, sparking divisions between Republicans and Democrats and putting other Indian legislation in doubt.

Lawmakers seek to reauthorize Indian housing programs questioned by Trump
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Lawmakers seek to reauthorize Indian housing programs questioned by Trump (September 29, 2017)

Lawmakers are launching a second attempt to reauthorize a critical Indian housing law that expired four years ago.

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.

House passes measure to combat illegal sale of tribal property
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House passes measure to combat illegal sale of tribal property (September 23, 2016)

Rep. Steve Pearce (R-New Mexico) is working closely with tribes to help them recover their sacred and spiritual items.

Bill to protect tribal cultural property gains steam on Capitol Hill
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Bill to protect tribal cultural property gains steam on Capitol Hill (September 20, 2016)

H.Con.Res.122, the PROTECT Patrimony Resolution, condemns the sale, transfer and export of tribal property.

Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary Clinton
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Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary Clinton (August 17, 2016)

The election is still three months away but Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are already making plans for the winner's transition to the White House.

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.

Auction house in France won't stop sale of sacred tribal property
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Auction house in France won't stop sale of sacred tribal property (May 26, 2016)

The EVE auction house in Paris continues to insist that all of the items were acquired legally and is even urging tribes to buy their own property.

Cronkite News: Tribes seek return of property up for sale in France
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Cronkite News: Tribes seek return of property up for sale in France (May 25, 2016)

Tribal and federal officials called the planned sale of Indian remains and sacred objects at a French auction 'disrespectful and fundamentally wrong' and called for the return of the items.

Rep. Pearce takes veterans tribute from Isleta Pueblo to Thailand
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Rep. Pearce takes veterans tribute from Isleta Pueblo to Thailand (April 19, 2016)

The tribute from the New Mexico tribe includes a bear that symbolizes strength and courage and an arrowhead to represent the field of battle.

Inter-tribal dispute over land in New Mexico aired at hearing
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Inter-tribal dispute over land in New Mexico aired at hearing (July 16, 2015)

Leaders of Zuni Pueblo and the Navajo Nation disagreed on the division of a former military site near their reservations.

Bill to reauthorize NAHASDA gets first hearing in 114th Congress
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Bill to reauthorize NAHASDA gets first hearing in 114th Congress (March 12, 2015)

The Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act expired in September 2013 and tribes have been pushing hard to renew it.

NAIHC welcomes introduction of bill to reauthorize NAHASDA
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NAIHC welcomes introduction of bill to reauthorize NAHASDA (January 14, 2015)

The law expired in 2013 but lawmakers have failed to renew it despite bipartisan support.

House passes measure to reauthorize Indian housing programs
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House passes measure to reauthorize Indian housing programs (December 3, 2014)

The National American Indian Housing Council is now looking for the Senate to move quickly before the end of the 113th Congress.

Rep. Pearce:  White House crowd celebrates Osama's death
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Rep. Pearce: White House crowd celebrates Osama's death (May 2, 2011)

"Just arriving in DC from New Mexico at about 10:30 pm, I almost missed the announcement that bin Laden was dead. My Blackberry was buzzing with the news of the...