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Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
3rd Circuit won't force town to repatriate Jim Thorpe's remains (10/23)
The legendary athlete's sons want to bring him home to Oklahoma where he was due to be buried in 1953.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Addressing breast cancer in our communities (10/21)
Encouraging regular testing to address breast cancer among Native women.

Filed Under: Business | Trust
Eastern Shawnee Tribe to open resort at ancestral site in Ohio (10/20)
Plans call for a $150-$200 million development on 50 acres.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mike McBride: Sovereign goodwill at a low in tribal tax dispute (10/20)
Attorney Mike McBride discusses a taxation dispute between tribes and the city of Shawnee.

Filed Under: Environment
Montana to transfer bison from Yellowstone to Fort Peck Tribes (10/17)
Officials said they were confident of the tribe's ability to host and protect the herd.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Citizen Potawatomi Nation sues city over detachment petition (10/17)
The tribe wants to make clear that the city of Shawnee lacks jurisdiction over its trust lands.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Leader from Muscogee Nation pleads guilty to stealing $150K (10/10)
Roger Dana Barnett, the tribe's second chief, faces five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: College in Oklahoma aims to boost Native enrollment (10/08)
Newspaper supports efforts to increase Native student enrollment at Bacone College, which was established in 1880 as an Indian university.

Filed Under: Business | Law
City in Oklahoma ends effort to force tribes to collect sales tax (10/08)
It looks like a months-long controversy has finally been put to rest.

Filed Under: Environment
Cherokee Nation receives bison from InterTribal Buffalo Council (10/07)
The tribe will raise bison for the first time in four decades.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Citizen Potawatomi Nation seeks to detach trust land from city (10/07)
The city has been trying to force the tribe to collect a tax on the sale of goods to non-Indians.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Caddo Nation told to prepare for new election for all positions (10/07)
A judge for the Court of Indian Offenses said the election will be overseen by a special master.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Clash of competing sovereigns in tribal lending case (10/06)
Attorneys discuss decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affecting tribal online loan businesses.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Cherokee Nation director didn't notice pigeon shoot at fundraiser (10/03)
The director said she wouldn't have recommended Chief Bill John Baker attend the event.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
NAFSA puts a positive spin on decision in tribal lending lawsuit (10/02)
The law firm that represents the tribes in the case also called it a victory.

Filed Under: Education
Officials claim Oklahoma owed $30M in Impact Aid for schools (10/01)
The state received $33.3 million last year but an official said that's only half of what's owed.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
2nd Circuit rebuffs tribal online lenders in dispute with New York (10/01)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians claim the state lacks authority over their businesses.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Cherokee Nation chief apologizes for attending live pigeon shoot (10/01)
Principal Chief Bill John Baker insisted he did not kill any birds during a live pigeon shoot for Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma).

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Cherokee chief participated in live pigeon shoot for Sen. Inhofe (09/30)
The tribe donated $2,500 for Chief Bill John Baker to attend a hunt where live pigeons where thrown in the air and shot down.

Filed Under: Education | National
Indian Time: Oklahoma Indian museum expected to be big draw (09/29)
The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum could draw millions of tourists and generate millions for the economy in Oklahoma -- that's if it's ever finished.

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