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Filed Under: Law
Supreme Court won't hear Stockbridge-Munsee Band land claim (03/02)
The tribe is the latest to fall victim to a trend that started with a Supreme Court decision that had nothing to do with land claims.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Native snipers among world's deadliest (03/02)
The Native sharpshooter was able to disrupt field movements and cut the chain of command among the European trained armies with their bright uniformed and glittering metal rank adornments.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
BIA and DOJ seek to mediate Cayuga Nation leadership dispute (02/27)
Clint Halftown is recognized as the tribe's representative but rivals say they removed him from the position.

Filed Under: Law
NCPR: St. Regis Mohawk Tribe continues land claim negotiations (02/25)
Land matters to the Mohawks and it has for a long time.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion | Politics
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne: Concerns about US border bill (02/18)
When 9/11 happened, the national media was quick to point to Akwesasne as the route terrorists used to enter the country, and for weeks this information was shared around the world erroneously.

Filed Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk man stands up for his people (02/17)
Kanaharonton-Alvin Jock is a Mohawk businessman, known throughout Akwesasne for this towing service and car parts.

Filed Under: Law | National
Onondaga Nation attorney Tonya Gonnella Frichner dies at 67 (02/17)
Frichner dedicated her life to the protection of indigenous rights.

Filed Under: Law
Judge won't dismiss murder charge for death on Seneca Nation (02/10)
A non-Indian man was killed and buried in a makeshift grave on the reservation in October 1998.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Seneca Nation doesn't foresee taking action on legal marijuana (01/29)
The tribe's top attorney is studying the issue but doesn't anticipate major changes in the near future.

Filed Under: Opinion
Letter: Name island in New York in honor of a Great Clan Mother (01/20)
Changing the name of Squaw Island is important to me because I’ve been exploring the deep history of Buffalo-Niagara for the past 25 years.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ray Halbritter: Author's family apologized for anti-Indian stance (01/16)
As a people with centuries of roots in this region, the Oneida Indian Nation has an abiding interest in promoting and preserving this sacred place we all call home.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Suffering continues after Wounded Knee (01/16)
Because the family of Frank L. Baum apologized, am I or other members of the Mniconjou and Hunkpapa Lakota Nations obligated to accept that apology.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | Law
Canadian man cleared of federal charges in eagle feather case (01/15)
John P. Volpe is from the Nipissing First Nation but isn't enrolled in a U.S. tribe.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Al Jazeera: Mohawk people spend lives on both sides of border (01/12)
Miss the roadside signs welcoming you to Akwesasne and it can be hard to know you've arrived - possibly in another country.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Horace Poolaw exhibit captures 'love' of Indian people (01/09)
It’s an instant candidate for the long-term memory bank.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ray Halbritter: Family apologized for author's anti-Indian hate (01/08)
First and foremost, it is undeniably true that Mr. Baum’s views about Native Americans were reprehensible.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe fined for online loan operation (01/07)
Chairman John Shotton was fined $700,000 and two tribal entities were fined $800,000.

Filed Under: Canada
Doug George-Kanentiio: A 2015 update on the Iroquois population (01/06)
The determination of the Iroquois, among many other native nations, to endure defied the political, religious and cultural trends at that time.

Filed Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Don't blame Oneidas for tribe's actions (12/31)
Given that the Oneida Nation has been an advocate for the removal of offensive mascots, the decision to call its proposed casino after Frank L. Baum is as shocking and it is contradictory.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Tribe honors man who pushed genocide (12/29)
When the misstep comes from someone we count on to protect our dignity, our voice, our rights as Indian people, when there’s been a betrayal of the duty we’ve entrusted to them, I must speak.

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