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House Committee on Natural Resources set to advance Indian Country bills
House Committee on Natural Resources set to advance Indian Country bills (June 17, 2019)

Bills addressing the sovereign rights of tribes, aging Indian schools and the history of Ponca people are moving forward on Capitol Hill.


Alabama-Coushatta Tribe mourns passing of traditional chief Clem Sylestine
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe mourns passing of traditional chief Clem Sylestine (May 21, 2019)

Clem Fain Sylestine, a traditional leader of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, has passed at the age of 91.


Alabama-Coushatta Tribe mourns passing of former chairman Carlos Bullock
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe mourns passing of former chairman Carlos Bullock (September 5, 2017)

Carlos Lydell Bullock, a former chairman of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, passed away on August 29 at the age of 40.


Tribes face evacuation and floods as Harvey lingers in Texas and hits Louisiana
Tribes face evacuation and floods as Harvey lingers in Texas and hits Louisiana (August 29, 2017)

Tribes in Texas and Louisiana are dealing with the devastating effects of Harvey as President Donald Trump heads to the region to see the destruction.


Alabama-Coushatta Tribe forwards homicide case to authorities
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Alabama-Coushatta Tribe forwards homicide case to authorities (July 18, 2016)

A tribal member cold face federal charges in connection with the death of a 28-year-old man on the Texas reservation.


Alabama-Coushatta Tribe mourns loss of former chairman Kevin Battise
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe mourns loss of former chairman Kevin Battise (July 7, 2016)

Kevin Battise defended the tribe's rights during a high-profile gaming and sovereignty battle with authorities in Texas.


Tunica-Biloxi Tribe invites youth to stickball clinic and exhibition
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe invites youth to stickball clinic and exhibition (January 26, 2016)

Members of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas will play an exhibition and teach the youth how to play the sport, which dates back hundreds of years.


Inter-tribal dispute over land in New Mexico aired at hearing
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.


Witness list for House subcommittee's hearing on tribal bills
Witness list for House subcommittee's hearing on tribal bills (July 14, 2015)

The bills address issues for the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and six Nevada tribes.


House subcommittee schedules hearing on three tribal measures
House subcommittee schedules hearing on three tribal measures (July 13, 2015)

The bills address issues for the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and six Nevada tribes.


Bill introduced to resolve Alabama-Coushatta Tribe's land claim
Bill introduced to resolve Alabama-Coushatta Tribe's land claim (June 9, 2015)

The tribe is willing to drop its claim, plus $270.6 million in potential compensation, as part of a deal with Congress.


Nita Battise sworn in as new leader of Alabama-Coushatta Tribe
Nita Battise sworn in as new leader of Alabama-Coushatta Tribe (March 5, 2015)

Nita Battise is the first chairperson to be elected by popular vote.


Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law
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Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (August 19, 2014)

Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.


Alabama-Coushatta Tribe refutes claim of support for NFL team
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe refutes claim of support for NFL team (August 7, 2014)

Chairman Ronnie Thomas said the tribe supports NCAI and USET in their fight against racist mascots.


Ex-player claims Alabama-Coushatta Tribe honored by mascot
Ex-player claims Alabama-Coushatta Tribe honored by mascot (August 6, 2014)

Mark Moseley is being paid by the Washington NFL team to support the racist mascot.


Alabama-Coushatta Tribe loses lawsuit over aboriginal territory
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe loses lawsuit over aboriginal territory (July 10, 2014)

Appeals court rules that the tribe failed to challenge specific federal agency actions.


Man fired by Passamaquoddy Tribe looks elsewhere for job
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Man fired by Passamaquoddy Tribe looks elsewhere for job (January 22, 2014)

A man who was fired by the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township in Maine almost landed another job in Indian Country.


Feature: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces an uncertain future
Feature: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces an uncertain future (November 14, 2013)

The Houston Press runs a lengthy feature on the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, touching on a wide range of issues, including the devastating effects of sequestration and the limited economic opportunities.


Alabama Coushatta Chief Oscola Clayton Sylestine passes on
Alabama Coushatta Chief Oscola Clayton Sylestine passes on (February 1, 2013)

Oscola Clayton Sylestine, the elected chief of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, died on Thursday. He was 80. Sylestine became lifetime chief in 1993. Prior to that, he served four...


USDA Blog: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe to   restore   longleaf pines
USDA Blog: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe to restore longleaf pines (August 3, 2011)

"In years to come, members of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas won’t have to travel far to gather the treasured longleaf pine needles used to make their traditional handmade baskets....