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Filed Under: National | Politics
Tentative schedule for White House Tribal Nations Conference (11/26)
President Barack Obama is expected to join tribal leaders on the afternoon of December 3.

Filed Under: National
Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Medal of Freedom at White House (11/24)
The ceremony will be webcast at 2:15pm Eastern time.

Filed Under: National
Obamas welcome youth from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to DC (11/21)
The youth were greeted at the Oval Office and were treated to lunch by the president and the first lady.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Rosebud Sioux Tribe slams House vote on Keystone XL Pipeline (11/17)
Rosebud President Cyril Scott said approval of the controversial project was an 'act of war against our people.'

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: The final Indian war in America is about to begin (11/17)
Violating the human and religious rights of a people in order to create jobs and low cost fuel is the worst form of capitalism.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Obama dismisses claimed benefits from Keystone XL Pipeline (11/14)
The president said the controversial project won't create as many jobs or lead to lower energy costs, as supporters have claimed.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
House heads for vote on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (11/13)
The Senate could take action next week as the bill turns into an issue in the run-off race for the Senate seat in energy-friendly Louisiana.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Republican lawmakers vow to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (11/11)
President Barack Obama might not be opposed to a Keystone bill, The New York Times reported.

Filed Under: National
Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom (11/11)
The activist has been at the forefront of major pieces of Indian legislation and is well known for her fight against racist mascots.

Filed Under: National | Politics
President Barack Obama urges early voting for Alaska Natives (10/23)
Voting is a big issue at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference.

Filed Under: National | Politics
White House Tribal Nations Conference takes place December 3 (10/20)
President Barack Obama has held the conference every years since 2009.

Filed Under: Opinion
John Christian Hopkins: Paper apologizes for racist cartoon (10/13)
A questionable cartoon about President Barack Obama ran in The Boston Herald.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Shingle Springs Band acquires 40 acres in trust under new law (10/09)
The tribe thanked Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California) for getting the bill through the 113th Congress.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Obama signs law for settlement with Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (09/29)
The tribe will receive $3.6 million and several hundred acres of land in exchange for dropping its water rights claims.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act signed into law by Obama (09/29)
Tribal leaders call the new law a victory for self-determination and sovereignty.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Attorney General Eric Holder to step down after six-year tenure (09/26)
From the Cobell settlement to tribal jurisdiction provisions in the Violence Against Women Act, the Department of Justice led a dramatic shift in the federal-Indian relationship.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion | Trust
Kevin Washburn: Settlements with Indian Country hit $8B mark (09/26)
The head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs tallies up the value of Cobell, tribal and water rights settlements under President Obama.

Filed Under: Business | National
Cherokee Nation hires former White House advisor Kim Teehee (09/25)
Tribal member will serve as vice president of special projects for Cherokee Nation Businesses.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act awaits Obama's signature (09/23)
The Internal Revenue Service started auditing tribes in 2005, an attorney for the National Congress of American Indians said.

Filed Under: Opinion
Albert Bender: Obama must do more for jobs in Indian Country (09/23)
Citing efforts during the Great Depression, Albert Bender calls on President Barack Obama to do more to create jobs in Indian Country.

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