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Filed Under: Politics
Tribes donate nearly $30K to Republican Sen. Jerry Moran (07/21)
The lawmaker was responsible for the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act and is pushing the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Lawsuit threatened over halt of sweat lodge ceremony at VA (07/17)
Monthly sweat lodges at the Robert J. Dole Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas, have been canceled twice so far this year.

Filed Under: National
Kickapoo Nation in Kansas getting ready for annual powwow (07/15)
The powwow includes a community dance, a youth basketball clinic and a walk/run.

Filed Under: National
Kaw Nation returns to ancestral homeland in Kansas for powwow (06/19)
The two-day event takes place at the tribe's Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park near Council Grove.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program (05/21)
The football program will be suspended for the upcoming season and four of 10 sports are due to be eliminated.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Sports
Jay Daniels: Haskell University in danger of losing athletics (05/11)
After more than 130 years of existence, Haskell is experiencing extreme funding shortfalls and reducing the necessary funding to provide educational as well as student extracurricular activities, such as athletics.

Filed Under: National
Kaw Nation helps unveil historical marker at village in Kansas (05/06)
A transportation project brought Fool Chief's Village, which was occupied in the early 1800s, back to life.

Filed Under: Education | National
Secretary Jewell to deliver Haskell University commencement (05/06)
Over 200 students are graduating this year, as Haskell celebrates its 130th anniversary.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Kickapoo Tribe council member resigns after criminal charges (04/29)
Westley Sag-Tuk Banks was serving as secretary but stepped down after being charged in connection with an incident on the reservation.

Filed Under: National
Kaw Nation to return to ancestral land in Kansas for ceremony (04/22)
The tribe has been acquiring ancestral land in a state it was forced out of nearly 150 years ago.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI issues $10.5M in offers on Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (04/15)
More than 1,500 landowners have until June 8 to decide whether they want to accept the money in exchange for their fractional interests.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Idaho and Oregon clash over Chief Joseph statue at US Capitol (04/13)
The governor of Idaho is staking a claim to the Nez Perce leader while Oregon considers him as its representative in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: National
Annual journey along Potawatomi Trail of Death being held in June (04/09)
In 1838, the Potawatomi people were forced to walk 660 miles from their homelands in Indiana to Kansas.

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.

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