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Filed Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: It's time to bring Jim Thorpe home to Oklahoma (12/22)
After his death in April 1953 his third wife Patricia Askew Thorpe, a non-Indian, burst into Thorpeā€™s traditional Sac and Fox funeral wake with Oklahoma state troopers at her side.

Filed Under: Education
Wyandotte Nation set to break ground on $1.4M cultural center (12/19)
The tribe hopes to have most of the 7,000 square-foot facility complete by September 2015.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Cherokee Nation court backs workers who lost jobs after election (12/16)
A group of employees went to court when they were fired by new Chief Bill John Baker.

Filed Under: Law
Ex-employee of Oklahoma tribal corporation sentenced for theft (12/10)
Robin Jean Bitseedy admitted stealing money from WCD Enterprises, a corporation charted by the Wichita Tribes, the Caddo Nation and the Delaware Tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dwanna Robertson: Indian people long exploited by legal system (12/04)
My own research reveals that indigenous men and women deal with unrelenting injustice inherent within the U.S. criminal justice system.

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: Opinion
Cara Cowan Watts: Share the blessings of the Cherokee Nation (11/25)
Council member for the Cherokee Nation offers a Thanksgiving message.

Filed Under: Opinion
Slate: Non-Indians were encouraged to move to tribal territory (11/25)
The Vault at Slate looks at a document from a railroad company that encouraged non-Indians to move to tribal lands in the late 1800s.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Oklahoma claims Citizen Potawatomi Nation must collect taxes (11/25)
The tribe has not agreed to state taxation of its enterprises.

Filed Under: Opinion
Bill John Baker: Take pride in Cherokee Nation accomplishments (11/24)
Tribal citizens have much to be thankful for this holiday season.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Otoe-Missouria Tribe defends online loan business amid scrutiny (11/24)
Chairman John Shotton said profits from the operation have been 'substantial.'

Filed Under: Business
Mille Lacs Band grows economy with Oklahoma hotel purchase (11/24)
The Embassy Suites Oklahoma City features 236 rooms and 12,000 square-feet of event and meeting space.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Oklahoma Indian museum benefits the entire state (11/20)
Newspaper calls on lawmakers to approve funding to finish the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum.

Filed Under: Politics
Quapaw Tribe joins Clinton center anniversary in Arkansas (11/14)
The tribe is re-establishing its ties to Arkansas, where it once had a reservation.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion
S.E. Ruckman: How we celebrate Thanksgiving in Indian Country (11/14)
Reflecting on Native American Heritage Month, Thanksgiving, the holiday season and Cobell checks.

Filed Under: Business
Citizen Potawatomi Nation debuts FireLake Fry Bread Taco (11/13)
The new restaurant offers fry bread and dishes based on traditional foods like corn, bean and bison.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Fort Sill Apache Tribe welcomes lawmakers to reservation (11/12)
The tribe had to go to court to win recognition of its rights in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Oklahoma lawmakers look at ways to finish Indian museum (11/11)
A Republican plans to introduce legislation to devote tribal tobacco and tribal gaming revenues to the project.

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.

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