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'Land is not lawfully in trust': Opponents seek action on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
'Land is not lawfully in trust': Opponents seek action on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (September 12, 2018)

Indian Country is entering uncharted territory with the Trump administration's move to take a tribe's reservation out of trust.


Trump administration takes Indian Country back to termination era
Trump administration takes Indian Country back to termination era (September 10, 2018)

Less than two months into the job, the new leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs has set an ominous tone for tribal nations.


Indian Country united in call for full review of Dakota Access Pipeline
Indian Country united in call for full review of Dakota Access Pipeline (October 13, 2016)

A legal, regulatory and political push continues in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.


Rep.   Markey wins   election for Senate seat in Massachusetts
Rep. Markey wins election for Senate seat in Massachusetts (June 26, 2013)

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts), the top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, will be joining the U.S. Senate.


Ed Markey and  Ben Lujan: Republican cuts hurt Indian Country
Ed Markey and Ben Lujan: Republican cuts hurt Indian Country (November 2, 2012)

"As the Ranking Members of the Natural Resources Committee and the Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, which has primary jurisdiction over Indian issues in the House of Representatives,...


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...


Rep. Markey calls for hearing on Alaska Native corporations
Rep. Markey calls for hearing on Alaska Native corporations (February 7, 2012)

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts) is calling on the House Natural Resources Committee to hold a hearing on Alaska Native corporations. Markey, the top Democrat on the committee, said the Government...


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...


Rep. Markey statement on the passing of Elouise Cobell
Rep. Markey statement on the passing of Elouise Cobell (October 17, 2011)

The following is a statement from Rep. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts), the ranking member on the House Natural Resources Committee. In Indian Country, Elouise Cobell is synonymous with justice, and for...


Republicans issue subpoena to attorneys in Cobell litigation
Republicans issue subpoena to attorneys in Cobell litigation (May 3, 2011)

The Republican majority on the House Natural Resources Committee issued subpoenas to two attorneys in the Indian trust fund lawsuit, an action that's drawing objections from the top Democrat on...


Democrats set members  of House Natural Resources Committee
Democrats set members of House Natural Resources Committee (January 20, 2011)

Democrats announced their picks for the House Natural Resources Committee, which has jurisdiction over Indian issues. Rep. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts) is the top Democrat on the panel. He will be...


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...