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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Hillary Clinton refuses to answer questions about Keystone XL (07/29)
The former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator won't give a position on the controversial project.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Press the Republican candidates on Indian issues (07/27)
What do you do with sixteen candidates? It’s a thorny problem for Republicans.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
House lawmakers introduce new version of land-into-trust fix (07/24)
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota) are sponsoring H.R.3137.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally (07/23)
Republican Congressman threatens Apache Stronghold with arrest after members attempt to discuss sacred site in Arizona.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Senate panel backs victim services and transportation bills (07/23)
Democrats raised concerns about the lack of tribal consultation and funding commitments at a business meeting on Capitol Hill.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Raul Grijalva: Congress must rebuild relationship with tribes (07/23)
Ask any Native American tribe for a story about working with Congress and you’ll probably hear a story of frustration.

Filed Under: Politics
Oneida Nation hosts fundraiser for key Republican leader (07/21)
Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) will visit the tribe's Atunyote Golf Course for the August 6 event.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Judge delays BLM's fracking regulation for another month (07/21)
The Obama administration sought the delay in order to respond to a lawsuit from the energy industry and four states.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold business meeting (07/20)
Lawmakers will consider a bill to address the lack of victim services in Indian Country while the other addresses road and bridge safety on reservations.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Indian funding bill pulled in Confederate flag flap (07/17)
The federal appropriations process may at its most convoluted point ever.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Donald Trump hasn't shown me his documentation (07/10)
Since I read history, I consider all the colonists to be undocumented but, unlike The Donald Trump, I understand that most of them are decent people as individuals.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Recognition
House to resume consideration of Interior appropriations measure (07/07)
President Barack Obama is threatening to veto H.R.2822 due to lower funding levels and controversial policy riders.

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Senate appropriations bill shields tribes from BLM fracking rule (06/26)
The Republican-led Congress and President Barack Obama are headed to a showdown over the fiscal year 2016 Interior appropriations bill.

Filed Under: Politics
Blackfeet Nation man announces bid for House seat in Montana (06/24)
James St. Goddard, a former vice chair of his tribe, is running as a Democrat.

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White House threatens veto of funding bill for Indian programs (06/24)
The House is scheduled to take up the fiscal year 2016 Interior appropriations bill on Thursday.

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Bill repeals land swap for mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona (06/19)
The Save Oak Flat Act has bipartisan support, including the Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, both Republicans from Oklahoma.

Filed Under: National
Americans of Indian and White heritage represent largest group (06/11)
A new study from Pew Research Center takes a look at America's growing multi-racial society.

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Mark Trahant: An ideal year for an Indian presidential candidate (06/10)
The early primary campaign season is not ideal for a serious discussion about Indian Country’s issues.

Filed Under: Abramoff Scandal | Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Dennis Hastert failed to respond to Abramoff scandal (06/10)
Congress today has among the lowest approval ratings that it’s ever had—down there with cockroaches and root canals.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Recognition
Bill introduced to resolve Alabama-Coushatta Tribe's land claim (06/09)
The tribe is willing to drop its claim, plus $270.6 million in potential compensation, as part of a deal with Congress.

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