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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.

Filed Under: National
BIA issues first population and labor force report since 2005 (02/12)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally updated the American Indian Population and Labor Force Report.

Filed Under: Opinion
Scott McKie: Charles Curtis was the first Indian vice president (02/05)
Charles Curtis was the first -- and so far, the only -- American Indian to serve as vice president of the United States.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Kickapoo Tribe asserts treaty in long-running water dispute (02/03)
The Kickapoo Tribe will assert its treaty rights in hopes of resolving a long-running water dispute in Kansas.

Filed Under: Education | National
Venida Chenault, Potawatomi, hired as Haskell president (01/13)
Venida Chenault, a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, is the new president of Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas.

Filed Under: National
Support grows for trail to recognize forced removal of Ponca Tribe (12/03)
Support is growing for the designation of a trail that will recognize the forced removal of the Ponca Tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Native Americans deserve recognition for contributions (11/18)
Writer calls attention to Native American Heritage Month.

Filed Under: Politics
Editorial: Open communication with Delaware Tribe in Kansas (10/28)
Newspaper calls on Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma to keep lines of communication open as it makes a return to Kansas.

Filed Under: Trust
KCUR: Mayor plans meeting with Delaware Tribe in Oklahoma (10/11)
Lawrence, Kansas, Mayor Mike Dever plans to meet with leaders of the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma as soon as Monday.

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