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Chickasaw Nation drawn into internal dispute at National Rifle Association
Chickasaw Nation drawn into internal dispute at National Rifle Association (June 21, 2019)

A former Democratic Congressman employed by the Chickasaw Nation is being accused of taking part in a attempted coup at the largest gun lobby.


Spouse of Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney VP pick, has Indian ancestry
Spouse of Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney VP pick, has Indian ancestry (August 11, 2012)

For the second presidential election in a row, the spouse of the Republican vice presidential pick has Indian ancestry. Janna Ryan, the wife of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), has Chickasaw...


Rep. Boren to work for Chickasaw Nation after leaving Congress
Rep. Boren to work for Chickasaw Nation after leaving Congress (June 19, 2012)

Rep. Dan Boren (D-Oklahoma) will work for the Chickasaw Nation when he leaves Congress at the end of its 112th session. Boren will serve as president of corporate development, a...


Quapaw Tribe seeks help from Congress in settling trust lawsuit
Quapaw Tribe seeks help from Congress in settling trust lawsuit (June 1, 2012)

The Quapaw Tribe is accusing the federal government of being in breach of trust and of mismanaging its trust assets.


Rep. Hastings considering hearing on violence in Indian Country
Rep. Hastings considering hearing on violence in Indian Country (June 1, 2012)

Rep. Doc Hastings (R-Washington), the chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, said he was considering a request for a hearing on domestic violence in Indian Country. Democrats called...


Democrats seek hearing on domestic violence in Indian Country
Democrats seek hearing on domestic violence in Indian Country (May 30, 2012)

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts) and Rep. Dan Boren (D-Oklahoma) are asking the House Natural Resources Committee to hold a hearing on domestic violence in Indian Country. Markey is the ranking...


GAO reportedly looks at funding for state recognized tribes
GAO reportedly looks at funding for state recognized tribes (May 8, 2012)

The Government Accountability Office is reportedly looking into federal funds that are provided to state recognized tribes. Rep. Dan Boren (D-Oklahoma) reportedly asked for the study. A draft was completed...


Lawmakers ask BIA to investigate Indian child welfare cases
Lawmakers ask BIA to investigate Indian child welfare cases (November 2, 2011)

Two House Democrats are asking the Obama administration to determine whether the state of South Dakota has violated the Indian Child Welfare Act Rep. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts), the ranking member...


Lawmakers want HUD to restore funding to Cherokee Nation
Lawmakers want HUD to restore funding to Cherokee Nation (September 12, 2011)

Two members of Oklahoma's Congressional delegation are urging the Obama administration to restore housing funds to the Cherokee Nation. Rep. Dan Boren (D-Oklahoma) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) say a...


Brad Carson, Cherokee, to  make bid  to return to Congress
Brad Carson, Cherokee, to make bid to return to Congress (June 7, 2011)

Brad Carson, a member of the Cherokee Nation, will run for the seat being vacated by Rep. Dan Boren (D-Oklahoma). Carson represented Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional district from 2001 to 2005....


Rep. Young threatens subpoenas over bill on Cobell attorney fees
Rep. Young threatens subpoenas over bill on Cobell attorney fees (April 5, 2011)

Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), the chairman of the House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, threatened to issue subpoenas today after the Obama administration and the plaintiffs in the...


Lawmakers question   Obama's cut to  BIA loan guarantee program
Lawmakers question Obama's cut to BIA loan guarantee program (March 9, 2011)

Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk defended the Obama administration's proposed cut to a loan guarantee program at the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Testifying before the new House Subcommittee on...


Republican-controlled House votes to repeal law   including IHCIA
Republican-controlled House votes to repeal law including IHCIA (January 20, 2011)

The Republican-controlled House voted 245 to 189 on Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Health Care for America Act, which includes the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. All 242 Republicans were...