July 16 was the first General Mad Anthony Day in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Not everyone, including the Miami Tribe, was celebrating.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal land claims, tribal self-governance, Indian education and Indian policy.
At Miami University in Ohio, the Myaamia Center is revitalizing culture and building racial equity.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin, a Republican from Oklahoma, is one of just two tribal citizens in Congress.
Darren Cruzan, a long-time Bureau of Indian Affairs employee, has take on a new law enforcement role at the Department of the Interior.
The first criminal enforcement of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act in southern Ohio led to indictments against four people.
The Miami Nation citizen is being recognized by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
The tribes will plant milkweed on their lands in order to boost the populations of the threatened butterfly.
The tribe isn't a big lobbyist or big political contributor but managed to win passage of two bills in the 114th Congress.
H.R.487 allows the tribe to sell, transfer or lease non-trust lands without running afoul of the Non-Intercourse Act.
H.R.487 allows the Oklahoma-based tribe to sell or transfer non-trust lands without running afoul of the Non-Intercourse Act.
The Oklahoma tribe admitted it acted as a front for Scott Tucker and Timothy Muir, two men charged with running an illegal $2 billion lending enterprise.
S.1579, the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act, and H.R.487, a bill to benefit the Miami Nation, are considered non-controversial.
H.R.487, a bill to allow the Miami Nation of Oklahoma to lease or sell certain lands, and S.1579, the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act, are on the agenda.
A bill to benefit an Alaska Native health corporation and another for the Navajo Nation are ready for President Barack Obama's signature.
Eight ancestors -- two adults and six juveniles -- were removed from their resting places and sold for somewhere between $4,000 and $4,500.
The North Side High School features a 'Redskins' mascot and an Indian head logo.
All three bills were non-controversial and weren't the subject of any discussion during the markup session.
The corporate charter was originally approved in 1940 under the Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act but was never used by the tribe.
The bills address land, water and other issues for the Miami Nation, the Navajo and three tribes in Oregon.
The tribe will be able to avoid a bureaucratic mess with the revocation of a charter that was approved in 1940 and is nearly impossible to change.
The hearing lacked the fireworks of the panel's last session but Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) still pushed hard for a Native veterans bill.
The bills address specific issues for two tribes and for Alaska Native veterans.
Bills to benefit the Miami Nation of Oklahoma, the Susanville Rancheria of California and Alaska Native veterans are on the agenda.
H.R.533 revokes a charter that was approved under the Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act in 1940.
The tribe's governing charter is outdated but changing it is nearly impossible so Congressional action is the simplest option.
American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.
Three bills are on the agenda for the business meeting while the oversight hearing will focus on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for Indian programs.
Changing the outdated document is extremely difficult.
The Federal Trade Commission accused the companies of violating consumer protection laws.
The tribe was based in Indiana before being removed to Kansas and then to Oklahoma.
There was little discussion on the bills as all were non-controversial.
Bills affect Native languages, land-into-trust for tribes in Montana, Nevada and Mexico and a governance issue for the Miami Nation of Oklahoma.
Tribe wants to get rid of outdated document but changing it requires numerous steps.
A federal grand jury has issued a subpoena to a business linked to tribal Internet lenders.
The House Natural Resources Committee held a markup session on Wednesday.
The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a markup and hearing this week.
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs held a hearing this morning on two bills.
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a legislative hearing next week.
A federal judge said the Federal Trade Commission can take enforcement actions against Internet lenders linked to tribes.
Payday loan companies owned by tribes are protected by sovereign immunity, a California appellate court ruled on Tuesday.
The Smithsonian’s National Anthropological Archives serves as a repository for hundreds of Native languages whose speakers are working to keep them alive for future generations.
The Miami Nation and the Modoc Tribe reached a partial settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over their online lending businesses.
The Miami Nation of Oklahoma is contributing $50,000 to pay for a school safety officer in the Miami public school district. The donation will help pay for a full-time officer....
A partnership with the Miami Nation has resulted in a new language application: Miami University enjoys a unique relationship with the Miami Tribe from which the school derives its name....
A non-Indian who is involved with the tribal payday loan industry is the target of a new class action lawsuit, Courthouse News Service reports. The lawsuit claims Scott Tucker can't...
The Federal Trade Commission today filed a lawsuit against payday lending firms owned by three tribes, accusing them of engaging in illegal business tactics. The firms are owned by the...
A judge in Colorado has reportedly issued an amended opinion in a tribal payday loan case Judge Morris B. Hoffman acknowledged that 99 percent of the profits from payday loan...
"There is now a new kind of payday lending menace terrorizing consumers. The lending laws set up by the government are such that they are not applicable to ‘tribal enterprises’....
"A recent court ruling that sharply reined in Colorado's ability to regulate online payday lenders associated with Native American tribes has disturbing implications for the state's ability to protect consumers....
"The U.S. District Court in Colorado recently held that Miami Nations' tribal sovereign immunity applied to both governmental and commercial activities (Colorado v. Cash Advance). Consequently, business subdivisions of federally...
Authorities in Colorado are still going after Scott Tucker, a non-Indian who is involved with the tribal payday lending industry. A judge barred Attorney General John Suthers can't seek information...
Payday loan businesses owned and operated by the Miami Nation and the Santee Sioux Tribe enjoy sovereign immunity, a judge in Colorado ruled on Monday in a long-running case. In...
Regulators and law enforcement officials in Oklahoma say they are still looking at payday lending companies owned by the Modoc Tribe and the Miami Nation. The tribes operate on the...
Payday lending companies owned by tribes have been making headlines but regulators in Oklahoma say they have been able to informally resolve consumer complaints. Due to sovereign immunity, the Oklahoma...
Seven businesses owned two tribes in Oklahoma represent 30 percent of the complaints filed against payday lenders, News on 6 reports. The Better Business Bureau in Tulsa has received more...
Indian land consolidation has been a policy of the federal government for decades but one Oklahoma tribe is having trouble fulfilling that goal. James Smith, a member of the Miami...