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Wife of Lummi Nation council member injured in mass shooting in Las Vegas
National
Wife of Lummi Nation council member injured in mass shooting in Las Vegas (October 3, 2017)
The wife of a leader of the Lummi Nation is recovering after being injured during a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Comanche Nation hails indictment against former tax commission worker
Law
Comanche Nation hails indictment against former tax commission worker (July 26, 2017)
A former employee of the Comanche Nation is being accused of stealing from the Oklahoma-based tribe.

Comanche Nation announces shutdown of tribal college after 15 years
Education | National
Comanche Nation announces shutdown of tribal college after 15 years (July 24, 2017)
The first tribal college in Oklahoma is shutting down at the end of the July 2017.

Comanche Nation calls another election after results contested
Politics
Comanche Nation calls another election after results contested (September 30, 2016)
The Oklahoma tribe has been unable to choose a new leader following the retirement of longtime chairman Wallace Coffey.

President Obama praises Comanche Nation woman in speech
National | Politics
President Obama praises Comanche Nation woman in speech (September 27, 2016)
A letter from Lindsay Early gained a prominent mention during the White House Tribal Nations Conference.

Latoya Lonelodge: Witnessing history at Camp of the Sacred Stones
Opinion
Latoya Lonelodge: Witnessing history at Camp of the Sacred Stones (August 29, 2016)
With little to no knowledge of what to expect I was well on my way to Standing Rock Sioux Reservation where I would witness firsthand the making of history.

Comanche Nation schedules runoff vote over candidate's objection
Politics
Comanche Nation schedules runoff vote over candidate's objection (August 10, 2016)
Jonathan Poahway, an incumbent on the council, contends he already won the election.

Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribes fight coal mine in Texas
Environment | National | Federal Recognition | World
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribes fight coal mine in Texas (May 4, 2016)
Native American groups and supporters band together to show their outrage at the continued destructive coal mining along the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass, Texas.

Wallace Coffey resigns as chair of Comanche Nation after 25 years
National | Politics
Wallace Coffey resigns as chair of Comanche Nation after 25 years (February 8, 2016)
Wallace Coffee served a total of six terms as leader of the Oklahoma tribe.

Comanche Nation launches first Crime Stoppers in Indian Country
Law | National
Comanche Nation launches first Crime Stoppers in Indian Country (January 19, 2016)
The tribe took action after noticing that crimes on Indian land in Oklahoma were falling through the cracks.

Leader of Comanche Nation disputes removal of administrator
Politics
Leader of Comanche Nation disputes removal of administrator (October 6, 2015)
Chairman Wallace Coffey contends the suspension of Will Owens without pay is illegal and has called a meeting to address it.

Comanche Nation boxer set for next match on home territory
National | Sports
Comanche Nation boxer set for next match on home territory (August 4, 2015)
George Tahdooahnippah, a 36-year-old father of five, returns to Oklahoma after a tough match in Denmark.

Comanche Nation still hoping to buy Quanah Parker's home
Environment | National
Comanche Nation still hoping to buy Quanah Parker's home (July 17, 2015)
The owner refuses to sell the historic Star House despite acknowledging he lacks funds and resources to preserve the site.

Marc Simmons: Spanish expedition led to battle in Nebraska
Opinion
Marc Simmons: Spanish expedition led to battle in Nebraska (May 11, 2015)
To readers of colonial New Mexico history, the names Coronado, Espejo, Oñate, Vargas, Escalante and De Anza are quite familiar.

Silent 1920s film with all Indian cast set for commercial release
Arts & Entertainment
Silent 1920s film with all Indian cast set for commercial release (April 30, 2015)
The cast features about 300 Comanche and Kiowa tribal members and was nearly lost to history until a copy was acquired by the Oklahoma Historical Society.

Comanche Nation examines historic lance owned by famed chief
Education
Comanche Nation examines historic lance owned by famed chief (April 7, 2015)
The lance was owned by Quanah Parker and dates to the 1870s.

Dennis Chappabitty: How I survived a racist attack in Oklahoma
Opinion
Dennis Chappabitty: How I survived a racist attack in Oklahoma (March 31, 2015)
I engaged in a pitched, life-and-death, brutal, bloody battle with four racist young white men on a lonely dark rural road in Creek County, Oklahoma in 1971.

Opinion: Fighter from Comanche Nation ready for next matchup
Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Fighter from Comanche Nation ready for next matchup (March 11, 2015)
Without an amateur background, George was getting a late start to boxing. He didn’t have his first professional fight until he was 25.

VOA: Commanche Nation wants to buy home of Quanah Parker
Environment
VOA: Commanche Nation wants to buy home of Quanah Parker (October 27, 2014)
The home of famed Chief Quanah Park has fallen into disrepair.

Comanche Nation recognizing Code Talkers with new gravestones
National
Comanche Nation recognizing Code Talkers with new gravestones (September 2, 2014)
Some 14 tribal members served as Code Talkers during World War II.

Peter d'Errico: Book told from perspective of the colonial invaders
Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Book told from perspective of the colonial invaders (August 19, 2014)
Peter d'Errico doesn't think he can finish Empire of the Summer Moon, a book about the war against the Comanche Nation, because the opening pages are filled with questionable assertions.

Comanche Nation counts fewer than 100 speakers of language
Education
Comanche Nation counts fewer than 100 speakers of language (June 4, 2014)
Tribe hosts classes to pass on the language to new generations.

Long-delayed Cobell payments range from $850 to nearly $10M
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National
Long-delayed Cobell payments range from $850 to nearly $10M (May 19, 2014)
More than 490,000 Indian beneficiaries are waiting for their second payment from the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

Joyce Oberly: Teach all sides of tribal land theft in Oklahoma
Opinion
Joyce Oberly: Teach all sides of tribal land theft in Oklahoma (April 24, 2014)
Joyce Oberly discusses the loss of tribal lands with the Land Run of 1889 in Oklahoma.

David Yeagley, Comanche activist, passes away at age of 62
National
David Yeagley, Comanche activist, passes away at age of 62 (March 14, 2014)
David Yeagley, a self-styled Comanche conservative activist who was a thorn in the side of Indianz.Com and many of its message board users, died on Tuesday

Marc Simmons: Spanish diplomacy with Comanche Nation
Opinion
Marc Simmons: Spanish diplomacy with Comanche Nation (January 27, 2014)
Marc Simmons discusses how Spanish officials attempted diplomatic relations with the Comanche Nation is present-day New Mexico.

Tim Giago: Books about great Indian chiefs miss the point
Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Tim Giago: Books about great Indian chiefs miss the point (January 20, 2014)
The two books were written by different authors but they have one thing in common; they denigrate the American Indian while patting him on the back at the same time.

Indian Times: Review of news affecting Oklahoma tribes
National
Indian Times: Review of news affecting Oklahoma tribes (January 14, 2014)
Indian Times at KGOU recaps a week of news for Oklahoma tribes.

Comanche Nation accuses Oklahoma of breaking tobacco deal
Business | Law
Comanche Nation accuses Oklahoma of breaking tobacco deal (November 20, 2013)
The Comanche Nation,has entered emergency arbitration proceedings with the state of Oklahoma over its tobacco compact.

Code Talkers receive long overdue honors for service in military
National
Code Talkers receive long overdue honors for service in military (November 20, 2013)
American Indian and Alaska Native soldiers who used their languages to develop unbreakable codes for the military are receiving an long overdue honor today.

Mainstream media wanted Obama to discuss racist mascot
National | Politics | Sports
Mainstream media wanted Obama to discuss racist mascot (November 14, 2013)
President Barack Obama discussed a wide range of issues at the White House Tribal Nations Conference on Wednesday but several mainstream media outlets want people to know what he didn't talk about.

Comanche Nation honors   Code Talkers at new museum exhibit
Education
Comanche Nation honors Code Talkers at new museum exhibit (September 27, 2013)
The Comanche Nation of Oklahoma is paying tribute to its Code Talkers with a new museum exhibit.

LaDonna Harris defends casting of Johnny Depp over an Indian
Arts & Entertainment | National
LaDonna Harris defends casting of Johnny Depp over an Indian (July 3, 2013)
Comanche Nation activist LaDonna Harris doesn't think it matters that a non-Indian is portraying Tonto in The Lone Ranger.

NPR: Johnny Depp looking to 'right the wrongs' in Tonto role
Arts & Entertainment
NPR: Johnny Depp looking to 'right the wrongs' in Tonto role (July 2, 2013)
Actor Johnny Depp explains why he played Tonto in the film version of The Lone Ranger.

Comanche Nation   preserves language for future generations
Education
Comanche Nation preserves language for future generations (June 20, 2013)
Through the efforts of its tribal college, the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma is preserving its language for future generations.

Books: The   days of a boy captured by Comanches in 'The Son'
Arts & Entertainment
Books: The days of a boy captured by Comanches in 'The Son' (June 20, 2013)
The New York Times highlights The Son, a novel about a man who was captured by Comanches in Texas.

Review: Young man captured by Comanche Tribe in 'The Son'
Arts & Entertainment
Review: Young man captured by Comanche Tribe in 'The Son' (June 14, 2013)
A young man is captured by the Comanche Tribe in The Son by Philipp Meyer.

Column: Tribes support   New Mexico horse slaughtering plant
Opinion
Column: Tribes support New Mexico horse slaughtering plant (May 14, 2013)
Columnist on the use of horse meat in Indian Country: The most ironic argument against a slaughterhouse for unwanted horses is that the noble animal is a western icon, a...

Comanche Nation challenges tax bill at governmental building
Law | Trust
Comanche Nation challenges tax bill at governmental building (April 18, 2013)
The Comanche Nation of Oklahoma is protesting a property tax bill on one of its governmental buildings. The tribe owns several properties in Comanche County that aren't in trust. The...

Johnny Depp's Comanche     language name means 'shapeshifter'
Arts & Entertainment
Johnny Depp's Comanche language name means 'shapeshifter' (April 12, 2013)
A poster for The Lone Ranger. Actor Johnny Depp, who is reprising the role of Tonto in the film version of The Lone Ranger was adopted by a Comanche...

Oklahoma governor won't agree to    tobacco compact extension
Business | Law
Oklahoma governor won't agree to tobacco compact extension (April 11, 2013)
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) won't agree to extend tribal tobacco compacts that are expiring in June. Fallin rejected a request by 23 tribes to extend the compacts until 2017....

Comanche Nation  disputes county  efforts to tax certain businesses
Business
Comanche Nation disputes county efforts to tax certain businesses (March 7, 2013)
The Comanche Nation of Oklahoma is disputing a county's attempt to tax some of its businesses. The tribe operates about a dozen businesses on land that's not yet in trust....

Comanche Nation sends representatives to NMAI inaugural ball
National
Comanche Nation sends representatives to NMAI inaugural ball (January 21, 2013)
The Comanche Nation is a sponsor of the first-ever first-ever Native Nations Inaugural Ball, which is being held tonight at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C....

Marc Simmons: Comanches taught bison hunting to new settlers
Opinion
Marc Simmons: Comanches taught bison hunting to new settlers (July 30, 2012)
"On occasion in past columns, I’ve referred to the New Mexican buffalo hunter, called a cibolero, derived from the local word cíbolo, meaning buffalo. Recently, in my file on the...

All-Indian 'The Daughter of Dawn' silent film from 1920 released
Arts & Entertainment
All-Indian 'The Daughter of Dawn' silent film from 1920 released (July 17, 2012)
"The Daughter of the Dawn," an all-Indian silent film that was produced in 1920, is finally seeing the light of day thanks to the restoration efforts of the Oklahoma Historical...

Interview with David Yeagley -- conservative Comanche activist
Opinion
Interview with David Yeagley -- conservative Comanche activist (July 13, 2012)
"Now that we are well informed about David Yeagley's views on sociopolitical matters, along with his stunningly varied career as an artist and scholar, what about his relationship with fellow...

Interview with David Yeagley, the conservative Comanche activist
Opinion
Interview with David Yeagley, the conservative Comanche activist (July 9, 2012)
"In this second part of a unique post-interview question-and-answer session, Dr. David Yeagley — the great grandson of Comanche dignitary Bad Eagle — shares his views. **** Question: What is...

Bank cites leadership battle in freeze of Comanche Nation funds
Politics
Bank cites leadership battle in freeze of Comanche Nation funds (June 5, 2012)
The Comanche Nation of Oklahoma has split into rival factions, with both sides seeking control of $6.5 million in a bank. Chairman Johnny Wauqua initiated a recall against six members...

Rod Pocowatchit: No fan of Johnny Depp as Tonto in Lone Ranger
Opinion
Rod Pocowatchit: No fan of Johnny Depp as Tonto in Lone Ranger (May 28, 2012)
"I have always appreciated Johnny Depp. Even despite his recent slam against Wichita in an article that ran in the U.K. paper, the Guardian, where he implied that Wichitans aren’t...

Dan Jones: Comanche Nation declares Johnny Depp to be Indian
Opinion
Dan Jones: Comanche Nation declares Johnny Depp to be Indian (May 25, 2012)
"Of all the sovereign authority tribes once held, the least compromised by Congress is the tribe’s ability to determine who is a member of the tribe or who is an...

Comanche Nation family welcomes Johnny Depp into the tribe
Arts & Entertainment | National
Comanche Nation family welcomes Johnny Depp into the tribe (May 22, 2012)
Actor Johnny Depp, who is reprising the role of Tonto in the film version of The Lone Ranger, has been adopted into a family from the Comanche Nation. At a...

Marc Simmons: New governor battled the powerful Comanches
Opinion
Marc Simmons: New governor battled the powerful Comanches (May 21, 2012)
"On April 6, 1749, young Tomás Vélez Cachupín, newly arrived in New Mexico, took the oath of office to become governor of the province. The document he signed on that...

Review: Gripping Comanche story in 'Empire of the Summer Moon'
Arts & Entertainment
Review: Gripping Comanche story in 'Empire of the Summer Moon' (September 21, 2011)
"On May 19, 1836, a Comanche raiding party swept down on the frontier settlement of Parker's Fort in northern Texas, killing five adult men and carrying off two women...

Book Review: Siblings captured by Comanche in 'Ben Clayton'
Arts & Entertainment
Book Review: Siblings captured by Comanche in 'Ben Clayton' (September 2, 2011)
"Lamar Clayton, a taciturn, old-fashioned West Texas rancher, is the central character in Stephen Harrigan’s well-crafted novel “Remember Ben Clayton.” As a young man, Lamar rode on a number of...

Column:  Texas town plays host to Quanah Parker celebration
Opinion
Column: Texas town plays host to Quanah Parker celebration (June 8, 2011)
"The Texas town named for Quanah Parker — Quanah, southwest of Altus, 10 miles below the Red River — is celebrating his life and selling its connection to the last...

Comanche man wraps up  three-month   Trail of Tears walk
National
Comanche man wraps up three-month Trail of Tears walk (April 21, 2011)
Ron Cooper, a member of the Comanche Nation, spent three months retracing the Trail of Tears, the forced walk made by ancestors of the Cherokee Nation. Cooper took the...

Comanche man almost finished with walk on Trail of Tears
National
Comanche man almost finished with walk on Trail of Tears (April 20, 2011)
Ron Cooper, a member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma, is almost finished walking the Trail of Tears. Cooper started on January 17 in Charleston, Tennessee .Since then, he's...

Interview: S.C. Gwynne, author of 'Empire of the Summer Moon'
Arts & Entertainment
Interview: S.C. Gwynne, author of 'Empire of the Summer Moon' (March 15, 2011)
Cowboys & Indians interviews S.C. Gwynne, the author of "Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe...

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