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Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes fight another pipeline through Great Plains (07/07)
Anticipated destruction of natural resources, sacred sites, and family farm economy is triggering tribal governments, their enrollees, Native American non-profits, their allies, and rural people to defy the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: Indian people survive despite mistreatment (07/01)
Do you ever get tired of hearing about how pitiful it is to be Native American from our own Native writers, the mainstream American press, and international media outlets?

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Iowa lawmakers back repeal of jurisdiction over Meskwaki Tribe (06/12)
Supporters said it's time for the state to stop prosecuting crimes involving tribal members on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law
Young Meskwaki Tribe man sentenced to 25 years for murder (05/15)
Jonathan Youngbear, 21, admitted he stabbed and killed his 17-year-old cousin on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Woman donates 200-acre Iowa farm to Rosebud Sioux Tribe (05/11)
Ella Jean Ray, who passed away in December at the age of 88, deeded the site to the tribe in her will.

Filed Under: Law | National
Meskwaki Nation puts up $25K reward in case of missing woman (04/29)
Rita Janelle Papakee, a 41-year-old mother of four, was last seen by family on January 16.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Meskwaki Tribe opposes oil pipeline through aboriginal territory (03/17)
The pipeline would cross 18 counties in Iowa, effectively cutting the state in half.

Filed Under: Law
Young member of Meskwaki Tribe pleads guilty in murder case (01/28)
Jonathan Youngbear admitted that he stabbed and killed his 17-year-old cousin at a home on the reservation in February 2014.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Blood Run landmark a place of reverence for area tribes (01/22)
One of the most significant places of beauty and history in our state is located along the Big Sioux River in the northwest corner of Iowa.

Filed Under: Law
Meskwaki man's murder trial delayed due to jury makeup issues (12/04)
Only two out of 86 potential jurors identified as Native American.

Filed Under: Law
Meskwaki Tribe fires assistant police chief over harassment (11/12)
The officer, Jason Dunagan, was denied unemployment benefits for violating the tribe's anti-discriminatory harassment and sexual harassment policies.

Filed Under: Environment
Radio: NPS allowed destruction of tribal burial mounds in Iowa (10/24)
Iowa Public Radio reports on damage to burial sites at the Effigy Mounds National Monument.

Filed Under: National
Meskwaki Tribe celebrates 100th birthday of powwow in August (07/01)
This year's event takes place from August 6-10.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Ex-official under probe for keeping ancestral remains in a box (05/27)
Former superintendent kept them in a box in his garage for more than 10 years.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
No charges filed for damages to burial mounds at national park (05/13)
Federal prosecutors declined to file charges against National Park Service employees who allowed sacred burial mounds to be damaged over the course of 10 years.

Filed Under: Business
Meskwaki Tribe ready to start construction on $6M travel plaza (04/25)
The Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa plans to open a $6 million travel plaza this fall.

Filed Under: Law
FBI seeks murder charges for death on Meskwaki Reservation (04/08)
The FBI is pursuing murdering charges against a young member of the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa.

Filed Under: Health | National
Mary Annette Pember: Meskwaki family moves to save son's life (03/28)
Quincy Grittmann, a member of the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa, is moving to Colorado in hopes of saving her son's life through the use of medical marijuana.

Filed Under: National
Meskwaki Tribe places historic bear claw necklace on display (03/19)
The Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa has reclaimed a part of its history.

Filed Under: Law
FBI pursues murder charges against man from Meskwaki Tribe (03/11)
The FBI is pursuing murdering charges against a man from the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa who is accused of killing his parents.

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