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Filed Under: National | Politics
Highlights from Day 2 of NCAI winter session in Washington DC (03/13)
The National Congress of American Indians continued its winter session on Tuesday.

Filed Under: Law | National | World
Native Sun News: Indian inmates see religious rights suppressed (03/04)
In response to the continued denial of religious freedoms to Native American prisoners in multiple states across the country, several prominent advocacy groups have approached the United Nations Human Rights Committee with a complaint.

Filed Under: Law | National
Organizations seek DOJ probe into Indian Child Welfare Act (02/04)
Four national Indian organizations called on the Department of Justice to investigate the treatment of Indian children in the child welfare system across the nation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gwendolyne John: Alaska brings assault on Native subsistence (11/15)
As Katie John’s friends and family, including more than 250 grandchildren, continue to mourn her passing and try to return to life without their beloved leader, the state of Alaska was quietly preparing their daggers for a different kind of battle.

Filed Under: Law | National
Cherokee Nation father to drop appeals in bitter adoption fight (10/10)
Cherokee Nation father Dusten Brown is dropping appeals in a bitter adoption and custody dispute that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Filed Under: National | Sports
AP can't locate opponents of racist mascots in Indian Country (10/09)
The Associated Press says it's difficult to tell how many American Indians and Alaska Natives oppose the Washington professional football team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Law | National
KGOU: Tribes urged to keep cases away from Supreme Court (10/02)
The National Congress of American Indians and the Native American Rights Fund want to keep Indian law cases out of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tribal organizations to move forward with Baby Veronica suit (07/25)
Three major tribal organizations will move forward with a civil rights lawsuit after the South Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday paved the way for the adoption of a Cherokee Nation girl by a non-Indian couple.

Filed Under: Law | National
ICWA dispute over Baby Veronica simmers in multiple courts (07/24)
The U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, Indian Child Welfare Act case, on June 25, setting in motion new rounds of legal maneuvers in multiple courts.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tribal organizations plan lawsuit on behalf of Baby Veronica (07/22)
The National Congress of American Indians, the National Indian Child Welfare Association and the Native American Rights Fund plan to file a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Veronica Brown.

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