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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.

Filed Under: Business
Winnebago Tribe celebrates new additions for office building (03/06)
The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska welcomed a new business to its office building in Sioux City, Iowa.

Filed Under: Law
Man from Meskwaki Tribe charged for murdering his parents (02/07)
A 25-year-old member of the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa has been charged with murdering his parents on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law
Meskwaki Tribe shocked by double murder of husband, wife (02/06)
The Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa said it was 'shocked and saddened' by the murders of a husband and his wife.

Filed Under: Business
Winnebago Tribe plans updates for office building in Iowa (01/13)
The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is planning several improvement projects at its office building in Sioux City, Iowa.

Filed Under: Law | National
Stephanie Woodard: Mother faces arrest for protecting kids (01/06)
A mother from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe faces arrest for protecting her children from an abusive couple.

Filed Under: Law | National
Annual march honors Native children lost in welfare system (11/27)
The 11th annual Memorial March to Honor Lost Children takes place today to honor Native children and families who have been affected by the child welfare system in Nebraska and Iowa.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Mainstream media wanted Obama to discuss racist mascot (11/14)
President Barack Obama discussed a wide range of issues at the White House Tribal Nations Conference on Wednesday but several mainstream media outlets want people to know what he didn't talk about.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
10th Circuit puts temporary hold on horse slaughtering facilities (11/05)
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals put a temporary hold on horse slaughtering facilities that were set to open as early as this week.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Judge clears way for opening of horse slaughtering facilities (11/04)
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the opening of horse slaughtering facilities.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Navajo Nation president explains support for horse slaughter (08/12)
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly said outsiders don't understand why the tribe supports permits for horse slaughtering facilities.

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