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Lenape and Nanticoke tribes gain formal recognition in Delaware
Politics | Federal Recognition
Lenape and Nanticoke tribes gain formal recognition in Delaware (August 5, 2016)
The state's governor signed bills for the Lenape Indian Tribe and the Nanticoke Indian Association.

Lenape Tribe finally wins formal recognition in state of Delaware
Politics
Lenape Tribe finally wins formal recognition in state of Delaware (August 4, 2016)
State lawmakers passed a recognition bill by unanimous margins this summer.

Editorial: Delaware Tribe working on plans for property in Kansas
Opinion
Editorial: Delaware Tribe working on plans for property in Kansas (July 20, 2016)
It’s good to hear that the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma is ready to involve the public in its planning for a 90-acre site near Lawrence.

Thomas Ryan: Delaware people remain resilient despite poor treatment by U.S.
Opinion
Thomas Ryan: Delaware people remain resilient despite poor treatment by U.S. (June 10, 2016)
By 1854, they were persuaded to cede much of their land, with paltry sums in payment.

Steven Newcomb: Doctrine of domination hinders tribal land claim
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Doctrine of domination hinders tribal land claim (October 2, 2015)
What has happened to our Lenape Nation with regard to our vast territory in lower New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and eastern Pennsylvania, is prototypical of the Doctrine of Christian Domination and Dehumanization.

Delaware Tribe won't pay contracts signed by former chief
Business | Law | Politics
Delaware Tribe won't pay contracts signed by former chief (July 20, 2015)
A new set of tribal leaders dismantled one of the tribe's businesses and fired all of its employees after winning an election last November.

Judge won't require school to allow eagle feather at graduation
Education | Law | National
Judge won't require school to allow eagle feather at graduation (May 21, 2015)
Hayden Layne Griffith is graduating from high school in Oklahoma today and will likely have to walk without her eagle feather.

Indian student in federal court over right to wear eagle feather
Education | Law | National
Indian student in federal court over right to wear eagle feather (May 20, 2015)
Hayden Layne Griffith is due to graduate tomorrow and has been told she can't wear an eagle feather in her cap.

Delaware Tribe backs student's right to wear eagle feather
Education | Law | National
Delaware Tribe backs student's right to wear eagle feather (May 12, 2015)
Hayden Layne Griffith, 18, wants to wear an eagle feather on her graduation cap next week.

Law Article: Let the eagle feathers fly at school graduations
Law
Law Article: Let the eagle feathers fly at school graduations (May 8, 2015)
This is not the first time an Oklahoma school district has prohibited a Native American student from demonstrating a sincere form of cultural and religious expression during one of life’s most significant occasions.

Youth from three tribes to explore ancestral Delaware homeland
Environment | National
Youth from three tribes to explore ancestral Delaware homeland (April 29, 2015)
The Delaware Nation, the Delaware Tribe and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community are sending 15 youth to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

Delaware Tribe increases minimum wage to $1.25 above federal
National
Delaware Tribe increases minimum wage to $1.25 above federal (March 24, 2015)
Effective immediately, employees will make $8.50 an hour.

Ex-employee of Oklahoma tribal corporation sentenced for theft
Law
Ex-employee of Oklahoma tribal corporation sentenced for theft (December 10, 2014)
Robin Jean Bitseedy admitted stealing money from WCD Enterprises, a corporation charted by the Wichita Tribes, the Caddo Nation and the Delaware Tribe.

Performance sheds light on 'purchase' of Lenape island in 1626
Arts & Entertainment
Performance sheds light on 'purchase' of Lenape island in 1626 (November 19, 2014)
The acquisition of Manhattan is told from a Native point of view in a concert opera.

Judge won't stop installation of new Delaware Tribe leaders
Law | Politics
Judge won't stop installation of new Delaware Tribe leaders (November 10, 2014)
Two losing candidates said hundreds of absentee ballots weren't counted.

Voters of Delaware Tribe choose new leader and new council
Politics
Voters of Delaware Tribe choose new leader and new council (November 7, 2014)
Chester Brooks won the position of chief in an election that saw a big shakeup in leadership.

Editorial: Delaware Tribe pursues return to homelands in Kansas
Opinion
Editorial: Delaware Tribe pursues return to homelands in Kansas (October 28, 2014)
Newspaper urges the Delaware Tribe to keep the community involved in development plans in Kansas.

Delaware Tribe to discuss plans for land with officials in Kansas
National
Delaware Tribe to discuss plans for land with officials in Kansas (August 20, 2014)
The tribe owns about 90 acres near Lawrence but long-term plans haven't been determined.

Marc Simmons: Delaware warriors found their way to New Mexico
Opinion
Marc Simmons: Delaware warriors found their way to New Mexico (April 7, 2014)
Marc Simmons describes how the Delaware people were pushed out of their homelands and how some even ended up in New Mexico.

Cherokee Nation and  Delaware Tribe sign agreement for housing
Law | National
Cherokee Nation and Delaware Tribe sign agreement for housing (February 26, 2014)
The Cherokee Nation and the Delaware Tribe signed an agreement regarding federal housing funds.

Tribes were asked for views on big Northeast bridge project
Environment
Tribes were asked for views on big Northeast bridge project (January 3, 2014)
Several tribes were asked for their views on a $1.3 billion bridge project in New York and New Jersey as part of an environmental review process that observers say is outdated and cumbersome

Editorial: Open communication with Delaware Tribe  in Kansas
Politics
Editorial: Open communication with Delaware Tribe in Kansas (October 28, 2013)
Newspaper calls on Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma to keep lines of communication open as it makes a return to Kansas.

KCUR: Mayor  plans meeting with Delaware Tribe in Oklahoma
Trust
KCUR: Mayor plans meeting with Delaware Tribe in Oklahoma (October 11, 2013)
Lawrence, Kansas, Mayor Mike Dever plans to meet with leaders of the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma as soon as Monday.

City seeks meeting with Delaware Tribe over plans in Kansas
Trust
City seeks meeting with Delaware Tribe over plans in Kansas (October 9, 2013)
Officials in Lawrence, Kansas, voted to request a meeting with the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma.

Steven Newcomb:   Dutch   ordered Lenape massacre   in 1643
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Dutch ordered Lenape massacre in 1643 (August 26, 2013)
Steven Newcomb recounts a massacre of Lenape (Delaware ancestors) in New York in 1643.

Delaware Tribe hasn't submitted  land-into-trust application
Trust
Delaware Tribe hasn't submitted land-into-trust application (August 6, 2013)
The Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma hasn't submitted a land-trust-application for its newly acquired property in Kansas.

Indian Times: Busy week in the news for three Oklahoma tribes
National
Indian Times: Busy week in the news for three Oklahoma tribes (July 29, 2013)
Indian Times at KGOU recaps a busy week in the news for Oklahoma tribes.

Delaware Tribe acquires  property in bid to 'Return to Kansas'
National
Delaware Tribe acquires property in bid to 'Return to Kansas' (July 24, 2013)
The Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma has acquired land in Kansas in an effort to re-establish a land base there.

Delaware Tribe looking to relocate headquarters to Kansas
National
Delaware Tribe looking to relocate headquarters to Kansas (March 25, 2013)
The Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma is looking to relocate to Kansas. The tribe had a reservation in Kansas before being forced to move to Oklahoma in the 1800s. "We're still...

Scott Brown  refers to  Elizabeth Warren  as  'white' in 2nd debate
National | Politics
Scott Brown refers to Elizabeth Warren as 'white' in 2nd debate (October 2, 2012)
Republican Scott Brown again attacked Democrat Elizabeth Warren about her claims of Indian ancestry at their second debate on Monday night. Brown said Warren considered herself to be "white until...

Fact Checker: Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren and Indian claim
Politics
Fact Checker: Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren and Indian claim (September 28, 2012)
"Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) has focused his campaign’s attention back on the self-proclaimed Native American heritage of his Democratic challenger, Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren, who listed herself as...

Elizabeth Warren responds to   attack on  Indian ancestry claims
Politics
Elizabeth Warren responds to attack on Indian ancestry claims (September 25, 2012)
Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, is coming under attack again over her claims of Indian ancestry. Warren, who grew up in Oklahoma, has claimed Cherokee...

Elizabeth Warren defends claim of Indian ancestry  at  debate
Politics
Elizabeth Warren defends claim of Indian ancestry at debate (September 21, 2012)
Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, defended her claims of Indian ancestry in what has been called a very tense debate with incumbent Scott Brown. Warren,...

Delaware Tribe debates change in trust fund management
Trust
Delaware Tribe debates change in trust fund management (September 18, 2012)
The Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma is considering changes in how its manages its trust fund, The Native Times reports. The tribe withdrew its money from the Interior Department and placed...

Column: Charles Journeycake, Delaware chief, was born in Ohio
Opinion
Column: Charles Journeycake, Delaware chief, was born in Ohio (September 3, 2012)
"The last chief of the Delaware Indians, Charles Journeycake, was born in Ontario -- not Canada but Ontario, Ohio. In that sentence lies several "facts" that must be qualified before...

Senate candidate in Massachusetts has a Cherokee ancestor
Politics
Senate candidate in Massachusetts has a Cherokee ancestor (May 1, 2012)
Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, has a Cherokee ancestor, according to a genealogist. Warren's great-great-great grandmother is listed as Cherokee on an 1894 document, The...

WPLN: Tribal recognition bill in Tennessee draws complaints
Federal Recognition
WPLN: Tribal recognition bill in Tennessee draws complaints (March 21, 2012)
"State lawmakers today found themselves asked to determine exactly who should be considered Native American. Supporters of three “remnant” tribes say federal dollars and cultural identity are at stake. Kingsport...

Delaware Nation seeks to bring green energy to Oklahoma
Business | Environment
Delaware Nation seeks to bring green energy to Oklahoma (February 23, 2012)
The Delaware Nation of Oklahoma is building a home for green energy businesses. The tribe paid $3 million for a 250,000 square-foot building in Anadarko. After $1 million in renovations,...

Tribes in Oklahoma  eagerly accept leftover FEMA mobile homes
National
Tribes in Oklahoma eagerly accept leftover FEMA mobile homes (July 6, 2011)
Three tribes in Oklahoma were eager to accept leftover mobile homes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and some will take more if they become available. The Absentee Shawnee Tribe,...

Delaware Tribe to        close child care center due to budget cuts
Education
Delaware Tribe to close child care center due to budget cuts (June 17, 2011)
The Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma will close one of its early childhood centers due to budget cuts. The Caney Early Care and Education Center serves children up to age four....

Delaware Nation to  use solar energy for tribal headquarters
Environment
Delaware Nation to use solar energy for tribal headquarters (June 16, 2011)
The Delaware Nation of Oklahoma plans to use solar energy to supply power at its tribal headquarters. The tribe will install a 37.5-kilowatt solar array on the roof of the...

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