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Oklahoma governor discussed Indian issues with Donald Trump Oklahoma governor discussed Indian issues with Donald Trump (11/23)
Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is under consideration to run the Department of the Interior, which oversees the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Alaska Natives battle Donald Trump on potential name change at highest mountain Alaska Natives battle Donald Trump on potential name change at highest mountain (11/22)
Alaskans have always referred to the highest mountain peak in North America as Denali but the incoming president has vowed to change it.
Senate committee schedules hearing on Cobell buy-back program Senate committee schedules hearing on Cobell buy-back program (11/22)
The 114th Congress is drawing to a close and the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has added a hearing to its agenda.
Zoltan Grossman: America shows its true colors with Donald Trump's win Zoltan Grossman: America shows its true colors with Donald Trump's win (11/22)
'Donald Trump is a special threat, particularly to Native sovereignty given his attacks on tribal gaming since 1993.'
Dakota Access Pipeline continues legal push as frontline hit by assaults in North Dakota Dakota Access Pipeline continues legal push as frontline hit by assaults in North Dakota (11/21)
Upwards of 300 people were injured by law enforcement in the largest single crackdown to date.
Mark Trahant: Funding Indian health in the era of Donald Trump Mark Trahant: Funding Indian health in the era of Donald Trump (11/21)
During the campaign, Donald Trump promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act, including Medicaid expansion, but said there would be a replacement insurance program of some kind.
Tom Goldtooth and Annie Leonard: President Barack Obama can stop the Dakota Access Pipeline Tom Goldtooth and Annie Leonard: President Barack Obama can stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (11/21)
With Donald Trump’s presidency on the horizon, it is now more important than ever for President Obama to stop the $3.7 billion Dakota Access pipeline.
Clara Caufield: Election day brought disappointment and delight Clara Caufield: Election day brought disappointment and delight (11/21)
Denise Juneau is one of the brightest and best that Native Americans have to offer, a view apparently not shared by the majority of Montana voters.
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe elects a new leader Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe elects a new leader (11/21)
Northern Cheyenne voters went to the polls, casting votes of very personal decision in a close-knit tribal community and marking a significant change of the political guard.
Lynn Armitage: Indian Country must give Donald Trump a chance Lynn Armitage: Indian Country must give Donald Trump a chance (11/21)
'I have heard that many Natives, as well, are worried and in despair over a Donald Trump presidency.'
Republicans get behind Donald Trump as new challenges emerge for tribes Republicans get behind Donald Trump as new challenges emerge for tribes (11/18)
Major hurdles include funding for Indian programs and understanding the incoming president's new leadership team.
Sacred land protection efforts face questions with Donald Trump Sacred land protection efforts face questions with Donald Trump (11/18)
Drilling on sacred Blackfeet Nation land in Montana and protections for Bears Ears in Utah are at stake.
Mark Trahant: Time is on the side of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Mark Trahant: Time is on the side of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (11/18)
A week ago, I was pessimistic about the Dakota Access pipeline and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s attempt to block its construction on treaty lands near the reservation.
North Dakota lawmakers punish tribes for taking #NoDAPL stand North Dakota lawmakers punish tribes for taking #NoDAPL stand (11/18)
The upcoming tribal leader address has been canceled, with Republicans claiming it was about protecting public safety.
James Giago Davies: Expect more of the same with Donald Trump James Giago Davies: Expect more of the same with Donald Trump (11/18)
Donald Trump isn’t necessarily a bad guy, and he accurately reflects the nature and priorities of the majority of the electorate.
Blackfeet Nation scores victories on sacred sites and water rights Blackfeet Nation scores victories on sacred sites and water rights (11/17)
It's turning out to be a banner week for the Montana tribe despite uncertainty in the political climate.
Donald Trump tries to impose lobbying restrictions on new team Donald Trump tries to impose lobbying restrictions on new team (11/17)
A Washington, D.C., lobbyist had already been tapped to oversee transition efforts at the Department of the Interior.
Bureau of Indian Affairs rebuffs Nooksack Tribe on disenrollment Bureau of Indian Affairs rebuffs Nooksack Tribe on disenrollment (11/17)
Despite warnings from the federal agency, the tribe has started removing more than 300 people from the rolls.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe elects a new president Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe elects a new president (11/17)
In comments given exclusively to The Lakota Country Times, Scott Weston called for unity amongst all First Nations people in the light of the election of Donald Trump to the White House.
Native Sun News Today: North Dakota county sheriff continues #NoDAPL crackdowns Native Sun News Today: North Dakota county sheriff continues #NoDAPL crackdowns (11/17)
Allies redoubled their support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s effort to halt Dakota Access Pipeline construction, in the wake of the federal and state elections.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Keep Sarah Palin far away from Bureau of Indian Affairs Native Sun News Today Editorial: Keep Sarah Palin far away from Bureau of Indian Affairs (11/17)
What is the most horrifying of all; there is a strong possibility that Donald Trump will appoint Sarah Palin as the Secretary of the Interior.
Gyasi Ross: What Donald Trump's win means for Indian Country Gyasi Ross: What Donald Trump's win means for Indian Country (11/17)
'Put bluntly, we will not make any positive strides during the Trump Administration.'
Democrats pick new vice chair for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Democrats pick new vice chair for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (11/16)
Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico will take on a new leadership role during the next session of Congress.
Tristan Ahtone: Tohono O'odham Nation determined to stop border wall Tristan Ahtone: Tohono O'odham Nation determined to stop border wall (11/16)
Donald Trump will have to fight for every single mile of Tohono O’odham land—legally, and possibly even physically.
Native women lead massive march to White House to stop Dakota Access Pipeline Native women lead massive march to White House to stop Dakota Access Pipeline (11/16)
With Republican Donald Trump headed to the White House, Native women led a huge demonstration in the nation's capital, calling for an end to the controversial project.
Mark Trahant: Indian candidates find successes at the state level Mark Trahant: Indian candidates find successes at the state level (11/15)
Let’s examine 2016 and what worked, what needed work, and what must be rethought.
Dakota Access defies easement delay and vows to finish pipeline Dakota Access defies easement delay and vows to finish pipeline (11/15)
The wealthy backers of the controversial project insist they don't need a written easement to finish the $4.8 billion oil pipeline.
Blackfeet Nation water deal on agenda as Congress returns to work Blackfeet Nation water deal on agenda as Congress returns to work (11/15)
Lawmakers are back in Washington, D.C., after an extended election break and time is running out for Indian Country to advance its agenda.
Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms strong opposition to border wall Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms strong opposition to border wall (11/15)
Vice Chairman Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will a wall be built.'
Democracy Now: A White nationalist joins Republican Donald Trump in the White House Democracy Now: A White nationalist joins Republican Donald Trump in the White House (11/14)
Amy Goodman speaks with Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen about Steve Bannon’s role as former head of the right-wing news outlet Breitbart Media and as president-elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager.
Army Corps still won't issue easement for Dakota Access Pipeline Army Corps still won't issue easement for Dakota Access Pipeline (11/14)
The Obama administration continues to engage in talks with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe about the controversial project.
Indian Country prepares for a new jolt on Dakota Access Pipeline Indian Country prepares for a new jolt on Dakota Access Pipeline (11/14)
A decision on a crucial easement remains in the air as tribes prepare for Donald Trump in the White House.
Sarah van Gelder: Standing Rock Sioux chairman on a President Trump Sarah van Gelder: Standing Rock Sioux chairman on a President Trump (11/14)
Construction of the Dakota Access pipeline has reached within a mile of the Missouri River, according to drone operators monitoring the work.
Mark Trahant: Native voters failed to make a big difference in 2016 Mark Trahant: Native voters failed to make a big difference in 2016 (11/14)
This election Indian Country was like America. Perhaps only more so.
Tim Giago: Tribes stand at major crossroads with Donald Trump in office Tim Giago: Tribes stand at major crossroads with Donald Trump in office (11/14)
The election of Donald Trump will put the Sovereign Indian Nations of America at a crossroads they have not faced since the turn of the 19th century.

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