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Filed Under: Recognition
Group that claims Cherokee ancestry files for recognition (07/21)
The Southern Cherokee Tribe submitted a 79-pound application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs in May.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law | National | Recognition
Self-described Cherokee artist charged for misrepresentation (06/29)
Terry Lee Whitstone is accused of violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Police shootings aren't just a 'people of color' issue (11/19)
Police shootings represent a trend that goes back several hundred years.

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 | Sports
Plans underway for American Indian Center of the Great Plains (06/24)
Two Indian organizations plan to move into the space.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Horse slaughter facilities prepare to open after court ruling (12/17)
Two controversial horse slaughtering are preparing to open after the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a temporary stay.

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: Business
Wyandotte Nation opens doors to SONIC franchise in Missouri (11/19)
The Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma opened the doors to a Sonic Drive-In franchise on Monday.

Filed Under: Business
Wyandotte Nation signs first tribal franchise deal with Sonic (08/06)
The Wyandotte Nation is the first tribe to sign a franchise deal with the Sonic Drive-In company.

Filed Under: Business
Wyandotte Nation to expand economy with Sonic in Missouri (07/17)
The Wyandotte Nation will be opening a Sonic Drive-In in Seneca, Missouri.

Filed Under: Politics
Rick Santorum boosts campaign with victories in three states (02/08)
Former senator Rick Santorum revived his struggling presidential campaign with Republican victories in Colorado, Missouri and Minnesota on Tuesday. Santorum made a strong showing in all three states. Mitt Romney,...

Filed Under: Business
Quapaw Tribe plans for development on property in Missouri (02/06)
The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma plans to develop property it owns in Missouri. The tribe wants to open a large convenience store and an RV park on the land, The...

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Place names in Missouri come from Indian roots (10/27)
"Ever since the beginning of time, everything has had a name, every hill and valley, river, lake and stream. Every roadway, town and county across the country has a name,...

Filed Under: National
Coushatta Tribe sends youth to Missouri to help relief efforts (06/09)
Young members of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana are in Joplin, Missouri, this week to help with tornado relief efforts. Twenty high school and college students made the trek to...

Filed Under: National
Peoria Tribe collects donations to help victims of tornado (05/24)
The Peoria Tribe of Oklahoma is collecting donations for the victims of the deadly tornado in Joplin, Missouri. The tribe is working with the American Red Cross and the Salvation...

Filed Under: Education
Education: Eliminating 'Indian' mascots stirs controversy (05/19)
"For eight decades, students at Southeast Missouri State University, a mid-sized college located on the banks of the Mississippi River in rural, conservative Cape Girardeau, had proudly rooted for its...

Filed Under: Politics
Sen. McCaskill failed to remit property taxes on private plane (03/29)
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri), a leading critic of tribal and Alaska Native corporation contracting, failed to pay nearly $300,000 in property taxes on a plane she owns with her...

Filed Under: Politics
Sen. McCaskill used taxpayer funds to cover private plane flights (03/11)
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri), a leading critic of tribal and Alaska Native corporation contracting, used taxpayer funds to pay for flights on a private jet owned by her husband. McCaskill...

Filed Under: Law
Blog: Sac and Fox Nation settles lawsuit over ancestral remains (01/24)
"The Missouri Department of Natural Resources was hoardin' the bones of ancient ancestors. The Sac and Fox Nation wanted 'em back. A lawsuit filed by the tribe against the DNR...

Filed Under: National
National Geographic Magazine: Cahokia, America's Forgotten City (01/03)
"If they ever build a Wal-Mart at Machu Picchu, I will think of Collinsville Road. I'm standing at the center of what was once the greatest civilization between the...

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