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Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny (03/26)
American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI signs land buy-back cooperative agreements with two tribes (01/30)
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in Kansas are the latest to join the land consolidation program.

Filed Under: National
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation mourns passing of Gary Mitchell (01/26)
Mitchell, who was the chairman of the gaming commission, spent 28 years in service to his people.

Filed Under: Politics
Indian lawmaker in Kansas sworn into office in traditional wear (01/14)
Rep. Ponka-we Victors (D) is serving her third term in the Kansas Legislature.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Cherokee people forged their own trail to the West (11/11)
History author discusses the less well-known but significant Cherokee Trail through Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and Wyoming.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge won't stop installation of new Delaware Tribe leaders (11/10)
Two losing candidates said hundreds of absentee ballots weren't counted.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters of Delaware Tribe choose new leader and new council (11/07)
Chester Brooks won the position of chief in an election that saw a big shakeup in leadership.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Haskell University turns attention to violence against women (11/04)
Only a handful sexual assaults have been reported in the last few years.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The Native vote could decide the 2014 election (10/31)
If there ever was an election that was ideal for American Indians and Alaska Natives to determine the outcome, it’s 2014.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Delaware Tribe pursues return to homelands in Kansas (10/28)
Newspaper urges the Delaware Tribe to keep the community involved in development plans in Kansas.

Filed Under: Politics
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas selects Lester Randall as new leader (10/20)
Fred Thomas will serve as vice-chair and Sag-Tul Banks will serve as secretary.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native vote could offer some answers in Kansas (10/15)
What’s with Kansas? Well, the first thing you need to know is that early voting starts today.

Filed Under: Health
Kickapoo Tribe designates walking trail in battle against diabetes (09/03)
Olympian Billy Mills, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, joined the dedication ceremony.

Filed Under: Politics
Liana Onnen sworn in as chair of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (09/03)
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation of Kansas has a new leader.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
KCUR: Modern and historic Indian art on display in Kansas City (08/21)
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College are bringing contemporary and historic Indian art to audiences in Kansas City.

Filed Under: National
Delaware Tribe to discuss plans for land with officials in Kansas (08/20)
The tribe owns about 90 acres near Lawrence but long-term plans haven't been determined.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Cadue: Kickapoo Tribe still seeks reliable source of water (08/08)
Steve Cadue, the chairman of the Kickapoo Tribe, explains the need for an adequate water supply.

Filed Under: National
Prairie Band Potawatomi Secretary James Potter passes at 56 (06/12)
He served 16 years on the tribal council, including 12 years as treasurer and four years as secretary.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Steve Cadue: Treaty guarantees for education remain unfulfilled (05/13)
Steve Cadue, the chairman of the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas, says promises in 1854 treaty have gone unfulfilled for more than a century.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge allows states to ask about US citizenship on voter forms (03/20)
A federal judge ordered the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to allow the states of Arizona and Kansas to ask voters to prove they are U.S. citizens.

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