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One person reported dead as tornado strikes Caddo Mounds State Historic Site
One person reported dead as tornado strikes Caddo Mounds State Historic Site (April 15, 2019)

Authorities in Texas have shut down the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site after a tornado struck during a festival attended by citizens of the Caddo Nation.


Natchitoches Tribe sees setback in bid for recognition in Louisiana
Natchitoches Tribe sees setback in bid for recognition in Louisiana (June 5, 2017)

A bill to recognize the Natchitoches Tribe passed one chamber of the Louisiana Legislature with near unanimous support but has failed in the other.


Women take chair and top positions in Caddo Nation election
Women take chair and top positions in Caddo Nation election (January 14, 2015)

Voters choose Tamara Michele Francis, Carol Ross as vice chair, Jennifer Reeder as secretary and Wildena Moffer as treasurer.


Ex-employee of Oklahoma tribal corporation sentenced for theft
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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.


Caddo Nation told to prepare for new election for all positions
Caddo Nation told to prepare for new election for all positions (October 7, 2014)

A judge for the Court of Indian Offenses said the election will be overseen by a special master.


Opinion: Caddo language word for 'friendly' gave name to Texas
Opinion: Caddo language word for 'friendly' gave name to Texas (September 9, 2014)

Historian explains how the presence of the Caddo Nation is still felt in Texas.


Federal judge won't intervene in Caddo Nation leadership dispute
Federal judge won't intervene in Caddo Nation leadership dispute (August 12, 2014)

Brenda Shemayme Edwards continues to claim control of the tribe although opponents say they removed her through a recall petition.


Disputed leader of Caddo Nation steps down as battle continues
Disputed leader of Caddo Nation steps down as battle continues (June 26, 2014)

Anthony Cotter served as chair for a little over three months.


Tribes take role in major railroad safety upgrades across nation
Tribes take role in major railroad safety upgrades across nation (June 4, 2014)

Tribes are eligible for grants to help implement railroad upgrades.


Judge won't let rival factions of Caddo Nation manage programs
Judge won't let rival factions of Caddo Nation manage programs (May 15, 2014)

Accounting statements submitted to the Court of Indian Offenses might indicate mismanagement of tribal funds.


Rival factions of Caddo Nation fighting for control of tribal matters
Rival factions of Caddo Nation fighting for control of tribal matters (March 31, 2014)

Two factions of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma remain at odds and are each claiming to be in control of the tribe's affairs.


Factions of Caddo Nation ask BIA for help in leadership fight
Factions of Caddo Nation ask BIA for help in leadership fight (October 9, 2013)

Rival leaders of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma have asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs for help but the agency reportedly said it won't be getting involved.


Chairwoman of Caddo Nation challenges removal from office
Chairwoman of Caddo Nation challenges removal from office (October 3, 2013)

The Caddo Nation of Oklahoma plans to call a special election after Chairwoman Brenda Shemayne Edwards was ousted in a recall.


Opinion: Caddo Tribe continues to practice  religious traditions
Opinion: Caddo Tribe continues to practice religious traditions (February 19, 2013)

The Caddo observed many religious and spiritual ceremonies that aligned with the seasons and natural events throughout the year. The tribe saw its success as hinging on the continued performance of religious rituals, and their descendants maintain these traditions today.


National forest plans to return ancestors to Oklahoma tribes
National forest plans to return ancestors to Oklahoma tribes (November 26, 2012)

The Ozark-St. Francis National Forests in Arkansas plans to repatriate ancestral remains to the Caddo Nation and the Osage Nation. The remains of 28 ancestors and associated artifacts were removed...


TransCanada claims no duty to consult tribes on Keystone
TransCanada claims no duty to consult tribes on Keystone (September 18, 2012)

TransCanada says it has no duty to consult tribes about the path of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. The route from Montana to Texas does not directly cross any reservations,...


Texas Trails: The history of the weeping warriors of Caddo Tribe
Texas Trails: The history of the weeping warriors of Caddo Tribe (May 30, 2012)

"The first successful farmers in Texas were the Caddo, a tribe that occupied large parts of East Texas, with some spillover into Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Southernmost of the great...


Caddo Nation claiming pottery that was donated to Goodwill
Caddo Nation claiming pottery that was donated to Goodwill (May 3, 2012)

The Caddo Nation of Oklahoma is laying claim to a piece of pottery that was donated to Goodwill in New York. Goodwill found the item at a warehouse. It...