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Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Native designer ready for New York debut
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Native designer ready for New York debut (June 4, 2019)

Cheyenne and Arapaho citizen and designer Nan Blassingame draws inspiration from tribal culture.


Shoshi Parks: Taking a road trip through Indigenous territories
Shoshi Parks: Taking a road trip through Indigenous territories (May 15, 2019)

I’m seeking out the histories and communities that existed before Route 66 and that survive still today.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Artist shares tribe's story in new work
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Artist shares tribe's story in new work (April 24, 2019)

'Intervention Piece' by Edgar Heap of Birds is on display at the St. Louis Art Museum.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes acquire land at sacred Bear Butte
Native Sun News Today: Tribes acquire land at sacred Bear Butte (January 14, 2019)

Members of the Northern Cheyenne, Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes received a wonderful holiday gift that will benefit generations to come.


Two Native authors among finalists for National Book Award
Two Native authors among finalists for National Book Award (September 14, 2018)

Two Native authors, including one who has won widespread praise for his debut work, are among the finalists for the National Book Award.


Cheyenne-Arapaho author lands on shortlist for first novel 'There, There'
Cheyenne-Arapaho author lands on shortlist for first novel 'There, There' (September 7, 2018)

Tommy Orange is earning critical praise for his debut novel about urban Indians.


Cheyenne and Arapaho veteran lands big assignment in nation's capital
Cheyenne and Arapaho veteran lands big assignment in nation's capital (August 30, 2018)

Harvey Pratt and his design team -- his wife and son -- are creating the National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.


'Our home place': Tribes look to protect Black Hills
'Our home place': Tribes look to protect Black Hills (August 21, 2018)

Rising through the Great Plains are the Black Hills, a historic and sacred region for many tribes.


Design selected for memorial to Native veterans in nation's capital
Design selected for memorial to Native veterans in nation's capital (June 26, 2018)

Harvey Pratt, a veteran of the Vietnam War, has been chosen to create the National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.


Landowners from Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes receive Cobell buy-back offers
Landowners from Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes receive Cobell buy-back offers (August 24, 2017)

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes are the last in Oklahoma to participate in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations because funds are running out.


Oklahoma Democrats hire LaRenda Morgan as first Native liaison
Oklahoma Democrats hire LaRenda Morgan as first Native liaison (March 27, 2017)

The Cheyenne-Arapaho citizen will be reaching out to tribes in hopes of making the party more friendly to Indian Country.


Alison Black: Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes wrong on racist mascot
Alison Black: Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes wrong on racist mascot (March 6, 2017)

Endorsing the El Reno Indian Spirit Charter Indian mascot sends the wrong message.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribe joins Cobell buy-back efforts
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribe joins Cobell buy-back efforts (February 13, 2017)

With each passing generation new problems arise in Indian country that threaten tribal sovereignty.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribe launches new project with USDA
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribe launches new project with USDA (January 26, 2017)

The new partnership will establish a demonstration farm on Tribal lands in Oklahoma to showcase the effectiveness of soil health practices.


Three more tribes sign cooperative agreements for Cobell program
Three more tribes sign cooperative agreements for Cobell program (December 15, 2016)

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, the Stockbridge-Munsee Band and the Scyuan Band will help educate landowners about the Cobell buy-back effort.


Lakota Country Times: Tribes unite to buy sacred Bear Butte land
Lakota Country Times: Tribes unite to buy sacred Bear Butte land (November 18, 2016)

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and the Northern Cheyenne Tribe outbid 21 others to acquire the land for nearly $1.1 million.


Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Support and unity at Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's #NoDAPL camp
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Support and unity at Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's #NoDAPL camp (August 26, 2016)

On the reservation of Standing Rock Sioux there were over 2,000 people with one thing in common: stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Native Sun News: Uranium mine near sacred site seeks to expand
Native Sun News: Uranium mine near sacred site seeks to expand (March 23, 2016)

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is inviting the public to comment on proposed expansion of Australia’s largest U.S. aquifer mining operation, also Wyoming’s newest uranium mine, located near Mato Tipila.


Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Family seeks justice for death
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Family seeks justice for death (January 26, 2016)

Juan Lira Jr., 44, was hit by a car on September 8, 2015 as he was walking in Clinton, Oklahoma. He died at the scene.


Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes take part in unique gut microbe study
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes take part in unique gut microbe study (December 3, 2015)

Researchers led by the University of Oklahoma conducted the first-ever study of the gut microbes of a Native population.


Clara Caufield: Northern and Southern Cheyenne are still related
Clara Caufield: Northern and Southern Cheyenne are still related (October 22, 2015)

Thanks to my good friend Talli Nauman, Native Sun Health and Environment Editor, I found myself in Oklahoma City for a week long hiatus, a speaker at the 25th convention of the Society for Environmental Journalists.


Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes negotiate hunting agreements
Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes negotiate hunting agreements (September 22, 2015)

The Cherokee Nation signed the first hunting and fishing compact but the deal is controversial among its citizens.


Tulalip Tribes mourn deaths of four young people in accident
Tulalip Tribes mourn deaths of four young people in accident (August 20, 2015)

A pickup crashed into a hatchery pond on the reservation and all four occupants drowned.


Choctaw Nation embraces President Obama on 'historic day'
Choctaw Nation embraces President Obama on 'historic day' (July 16, 2015)

The president met with Chief Gary Batton and a group of Native youth before announcing the ConnectHome initiative for high-speed Internet.


Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Youth see White House support
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Youth see White House support (July 10, 2015)

Over 1,000 young people from 230 tribal nations came together at the White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.


Four groups in Oklahoma seeking federal recognition through BIA
Four groups in Oklahoma seeking federal recognition through BIA (July 3, 2015)

Only one group -- the Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band -- appears to be actively working on a petition.


Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Sand Creek documentary premieres
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Sand Creek documentary premieres (June 10, 2015)

Last November, Cheyenne and Arapaho television crew joined over 100 tribal members in Colorado to observe a week of events honoring the 150th commemoration of the Sand Creek Massacre.


Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Artists shine at Red Earth fest
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Artists shine at Red Earth fest (June 9, 2015)

The drumbeat pounds life into the arena, enwrapping the dancers, the spectators and the artists in its cultural embrace through the sprawl of the 2015 Red Earth Festival.


Cherokee Nation to negotiate hunting and fishing agreement
Cherokee Nation to negotiate hunting and fishing agreement (May 6, 2015)

The tribe has asserted a right to hunt and fish free of state regulation.


Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes host honoring for Suzan Shown Harjo
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes host honoring for Suzan Shown Harjo (April 15, 2015)

The homecoming celebration takes place at the Concho Community Hall in Concho, Oklahoma, on Friday.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes sue two former leaders for funds
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes sue two former leaders for funds (March 17, 2015)

Former lieutenant governor Leslie Wandrie-Harjo said the money is sitting untouched in a bank.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes reclaim $6.5M in dispute with bank
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes reclaim $6.5M in dispute with bank (March 12, 2015)

The funds were in limbo due to a leadership dispute that was resolved more than a year ago.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes leader calls fires a 'heinous act'
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes leader calls fires a 'heinous act' (February 4, 2015)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are investigating.


Fires strike buildings owned by Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
Fires strike buildings owned by Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (February 3, 2015)

The tribal courthouse, the tribal newspaper office and a maintenance barn were damaged and another building was intentionally damaged by a vehicle.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes declare war on methamphetamine
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes declare war on methamphetamine (January 30, 2015)

Tribal leaders say drug cartels are targeting their members due to inadequate law enforcement.


Ned Blackhawk: Remembering the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864
Ned Blackhawk: Remembering the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 (November 28, 2014)

In terms of sheer horror, few events matched Sand Creek.


Michael Allen: My ancestor took part in Sand Creek Massacre
Michael Allen: My ancestor took part in Sand Creek Massacre (November 26, 2014)

Editor at The Wall Street Journal shares his family's connection to the Sand Creek Massacre on November 29, 1864.


Smithsonian: Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 won't be forgotten
Smithsonian: Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 won't be forgotten (November 20, 2014)

A national historic site documents a 'crime scene' were upwards of 200 Cheyenne and Arapaho -- mainly women and children -- were murdered.


Family of Indian teen killed by police stage protest in Oklahoma
Family of Indian teen killed by police stage protest in Oklahoma (September 23, 2014)

Mah-hi-Vist Goodblanket, a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, was killed at his family's home on December 18, 2013.


Tribes in Oklahoma raise their minimum wage above federal level
Tribes in Oklahoma raise their minimum wage above federal level (September 15, 2014)

At least five tribes, including two with large enterprises, have raised their minimum wage well above the federal standard of $7.25 per hour.


Leadership flap in Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes appears settled
Leadership flap in Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes appears settled (August 1, 2014)

It looks like Gov. Eddie Hamilton is the stable and legitimate leader.


KGOU: Indian Times review of news affecting Oklahoma tribes
KGOU: Indian Times review of news affecting Oklahoma tribes (July 28, 2014)

This week, Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes leadership ruling, Cobell settlement delays and tribal climate change program.


Indian Times: Weekly recap of news affecting Oklahoma tribes
Indian Times: Weekly recap of news affecting Oklahoma tribes (May 19, 2014)

Tobacco compact, Indian education, federal nominees and the minimum wage were in the news.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes set to increase minimum wage
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes set to increase minimum wage (May 16, 2014)

Hourly wage goes from $7.25 to $9 under resolution approved by tribal lawmakers.


Colorado to consult with tribes for 1864 Sand Creek Massacre
Colorado to consult with tribes for 1864 Sand Creek Massacre (March 18, 2014)

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) promised to work more closely with tribes as the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre approaches.


Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes continue long fight for return of land
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes continue long fight for return of land (March 10, 2014)

Leadership disputes have kept the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma in the news for the last couple of years but there's one issue that binds the community together -- the return of their ancestral land.


Land taken from Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes gets new project
Land taken from Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes gets new project (February 5, 2014)

It looks like the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma won't be seeing the return of their ancestral land soon.


Indian Times: Review of news affecting tribes in Oklahoma
Indian Times: Review of news affecting tribes in Oklahoma (January 21, 2014)

Indian Times at KGOU recaps a week of news for Oklahoma tribes.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes elect rival sets of leaders
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes elect rival sets of leaders (January 13, 2014)

Rival factions of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma elected new leaders but the Bureau of Indian Affairs isn't recognizing either group.


Indian beneficiaries who can't be located are owed millions
Indian beneficiaries who can't be located are owed millions (January 10, 2014)

The federal government can't located more than 30,000 Indian beneficiaries who are owed a portion of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes seek return of ancestral land
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes seek return of ancestral land (January 9, 2014)

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes are seeking the return of ancestral land in Oklahoma


BIA won't release funds for Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes per cap
BIA won't release funds for Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes per cap (December 5, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is refusing to release funds to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma due to an ongoing leadership dispute.


Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes spend millions on elder services
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes spend millions on elder services (November 22, 2013)

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma has spent $2.7 million on elders this year, Gov. Janice Prairie Chief-Boswell said.


Interview with couple about Cheyenne-Arapaho marriage law
Interview with couple about Cheyenne-Arapaho marriage law (October 29, 2013)

VICE interviews Jason Pickel and Darren Black Bear, who will be getting married under the laws of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Oklahoma.


Amber Bighorse: Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes make history
Amber Bighorse: Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes make history (October 28, 2013)

Amber Bighorse, the Lt. Gov. of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, discusses marriage equality.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes draw attention to marriage law
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes draw attention to marriage law (October 25, 2013)

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes have drawn a lot of media attention for their non-discriminatory marriage law in Oklahoma.


Editorial: Tribe leading way to marriage equality in Oklahoma
Editorial: Tribe leading way to marriage equality in Oklahoma (October 24, 2013)

With the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in the news for its non-discriminatory marriage law, a newspaper wonders when state of Oklahoma will catch up.


Same-sex couple plans wedding under Cheyenne-Arapaho law
Same-sex couple plans wedding under Cheyenne-Arapaho law (October 23, 2013)

A member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma is welcoming the public to celebrate his marriage to his partner.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes recognize same-sex marriages
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes recognize same-sex marriages (October 22, 2013)

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma recognize same-sex marriages.


Cheyenne-Arapaho elder shares tribal knowledge of tornadoes
Cheyenne-Arapaho elder shares tribal knowledge of tornadoes (August 9, 2013)

Gordon Yellowman Sr., an elder of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, shared some Cheyenne knowledge about tornadoes and storms with The New York Times.