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Oklahoma governor discussed Indian issues with Donald Trump
Oklahoma governor discussed Indian issues with Donald Trump (November 23, 2016)

Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is under consideration to run the Department of the Interior, which oversees the Bureau of Indian Affairs.


Sen. Barrasso to chair platform committee for GOP convention
Sen. Barrasso to chair platform committee for GOP convention (May 25, 2016)

A face familiar to Indian Country has landed a key role in developing the platform for the Republican Party.


Oklahoma named at highest risk of human-induced earthquakes
Oklahoma named at highest risk of human-induced earthquakes (March 29, 2016)

Hydraulic fracturing has put Oklahoma at the top of a list of states with the highest risk of human-induced earthquakes in 2016.


Oklahoma governor chooses Kaw Nation woman as tribal liaison
Oklahoma governor chooses Kaw Nation woman as tribal liaison (July 11, 2012)

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) Jacque Secondine Hensley, a member of the Kaw Nation, as her Native American liaison. Hensley will advise the governor on tribal issues. Her position was...


Governor of Oklahoma  signs modified Indian liaison    bill into law
Governor of Oklahoma signs modified Indian liaison bill into law (May 30, 2012)

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) signed House Bill 2563 into law on Tuesday. The bill modifies the requirements for the state's new American Indian liaison position. The liaison has to...


Oklahoma governor to get audit of Indian museum money
Oklahoma governor to get audit of Indian museum money (April 17, 2012)

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) formally requested an audit of funds provided to the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum. The $170 million museum is half complete. The state needs...


Oklahoma governor agees to audit of Indian museum funds
Oklahoma governor agees to audit of Indian museum funds (April 6, 2012)

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) agreed to an audit of funds provided to the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in response to complaints from Republican lawmakers. Fallin has previously...


Tribes meet with Oklahoma governor to discuss water case
Tribes meet with Oklahoma governor to discuss water case (February 9, 2012)

The Choctaw Nation and the Chickasaw Nation met with Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) to discuss their water lawsuit against the state. Fallin has asked the tribes to drop the...


Oklahoma governor asks tribes to drop water rights lawsuit
Oklahoma governor asks tribes to drop water rights lawsuit (February 3, 2012)

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is asking the Choctaw Nation and the Chickasaw Nation to drop their water rights lawsuit. Citing treaties, the tribes claim ownership of Sardis Lake. They...


Bill removes blood quantum requirement from state post
Bill removes blood quantum requirement from state post (January 24, 2012)

Oklahoma Rep. Paul Wesselhoft (R) introduced a bill to eliminate a blood quantum requirement for the state's Native American liaison job. Wesselhoft, a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, called...


Oklahoma governor fails to name new Native American liaison
Oklahoma governor fails to name new Native American liaison (December 2, 2011)

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) failed to name a Native American liaison as required by a new state law. HB2172 passed in record time in May. It abolished the Oklahoma...


Bill for Indian affairs post in Oklahoma passes in nine days
Bill for Indian affairs post in Oklahoma passes in nine days (May 23, 2011)

A bill to disband the Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission and replace it with a cabinet-level liaison passed in just nine days, giving tribes little opportunity to comment on it.


Oklahoma governor wants to  finish work on Indian museum
Oklahoma governor wants to finish work on Indian museum (May 10, 2011)

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) says the state needs to finish work on the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City Fallin will ask lawmakers to approve a...