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Filed Under: Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation helps build tomorrow's leaders (10/28)
Cherokee Nation chief celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Delaware Tribe pursues return to homelands in Kansas (10/28)
Newspaper urges the Delaware Tribe to keep the community involved in development plans in Kansas.

Filed Under: Law | National
Eastern Shawnee Tribe lays claim to former reservation in Ohio (10/28)
A local attorney has uncovered a document that he says shows the tribe's rightful claim to the site.

Filed Under: Environment
VOA: Commanche Nation wants to buy home of Quanah Parker (10/27)
The home of famed Chief Quanah Park has fallen into disrepair.

Filed Under: Politics
Chickasaw Nation signs compact with state for license plates (10/24)
Tribal members will pay the same fees as other residents but will receive a rebate from the tribe for a portion of the fees.

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.

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