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Filed Under: Education | National
Kevin Abourezk: Omaha language advocate passes on at age 58 (02/27)
Mark Awakuni-Swetland’s accomplishments were many and likely will have longstanding impact on the Omaha Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National
Man from Omaha Tribe hopes for marriage equality in Nebraska (02/23)
Brandon Stabler grew up on the reservation feeling ostracized.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Chemical spill at uranium mine by Pine Ridge (02/19)
Hazmat teams responded to a call for cleanup of a hydrochloric acid spill from a truck making a delivery to a uranium mine contested by the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Filed Under: National
Reservation set aside in 1830 treaty for 'half-breed' Indians (02/16)
A road known as Half Breed Drive serves as a reminder to the forgotten reservation.

Filed Under: Education | National
Omaha Tribe counts just a dozen fluent speakers of language (02/16)
One elder said it has been difficult to pass on the language to younger generations.

Filed Under: Law | Technology
Pair on Omaha Reservation sentenced for copyright infringement (02/11)
The couple admitted they reproduced and sold over 1,800 DVDs of copyrighted material on the reservation.

Filed Under: Business
Winnebago Tribe's corporation invests in Native American Bank (02/10)
Ho-Chunk Inc is now a 'major' shareholder in the bank.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Editorial: Bison herd returns to ancestral homeland in Nebraska (02/09)
The buffalo fortunately has escaped extinction and, these days, is nurtured in parts of the Plains.

Filed Under: Law | National
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate files ICWA notice for case in Nebraska (02/02)
Three Indian children are currently in foster care after a three-year-old girl was found alone on a cold night last November.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe contests uranium expansion (01/21)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe contested foreign uranium mining expansion in Nebraska

Filed Under: Opinion
Clara Caufield: Run recalls days of horror for Northern Cheyenne (01/21)
This second week in January is when the Northern Cheyenne remember the Fort Robinson Breakout and Massacre, often simply called 'The Breakout' needing no further explanation to us.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes continue fight against Keystone Pipeline (01/16)
The most recent House bill to approve the Keystone pipeline was passed 266-153 and sent to the Senate.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting tribes (01/13)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Nebraska court upholds law setting Keystone XL Pipeline route (01/09)
Republicans in Congress are still pushing bills to approve the controversial project.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Dennis Hastings: Omaha tribal sovereignty for 2015 and beyond (12/26)
The Omaha now have an undisputed right to exercise their tribal sovereignty among the ancestral lands of the original 1854 Reservation external boundaries.

Filed Under: Business | Law
8th Circuit sides with Omaha Tribe in reservation boundary case (12/19)
The decision means a group of non-Indian businesses must comply with the tribe's liquor laws and regulations.

Filed Under: National
Kevin Abourezk: A mystery of Indian agents with same name (11/26)
Two men with the same name served as Indian agents but only one oversaw the forced removal of Chief Standing Bear and the Ponca Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House Natural Resources Committee passes three tribal bills (11/21)
The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: 1864 incident in Nebraska started the Great Sioux War (11/17)
Historian discusses an August 1864 attack that marked the start of a prolonged war between Sioux Nations and the United States.

Filed Under: Law
Nebraska court requires ICWA standard in custody proceeding (11/14)
The father, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, is trying to retain legal custody of his children.

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