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Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Cherokee Nation loses land to land grab a century ago (09/09)
Author discusses the Land Run of 1893, in which land promised to the Cherokee Nation by treaty was open to settlers.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Caddo language word for 'friendly' gave name to Texas (09/09)
Historian explains how the presence of the Caddo Nation is still felt in Texas.

Filed Under: Recognition
Atakapa Ishak Nation aims to gain federal recognition through BIA (09/03)
The tribe filed a letter stating its intent to petition in 2007, according to the Office of Federal Acknowledgment.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Struggle continues as Navajo boy sent home over hair (09/03)
Gyasi Ross says history repeats itself as Native boy is sent home from school for having long hair.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Opinion
DaShanne Stokes: State-recognized tribes need eagle feathers too (09/02)
DaShanne Stokes urges Indian Country to support the use of eagle feathers by members of state-recognized tribes.

Filed Under: Education | National
Five-year-old Navajo boy sent home from school for his long hair (08/28)
The boy's parents had to prove his tribal affiliation before he was allowed to attend kindergarten classes.

Filed Under: Law
Texas authorities seek information about skull at Goodwill store (08/27)
Donation marks the second time this year that Goodwill has received a donation of human remains.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Recognition
Non-recognized tribe in Texas hails ruling in eagle feather case (08/26)
The court held that the Interior Department failed to explain why Indians who are members of non-recognized tribes can't possess eagle feathers.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (08/19)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe refutes claim of support for NFL team (08/07)
Chairman Ronnie Thomas said the tribe supports NCAI and USET in their fight against racist mascots.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Basketball coach understands better than governor (08/07)
Gyasi Ross sings the praises of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich over fear-mongering Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R).

Filed Under: National | Sports
Ex-player claims Alabama-Coushatta Tribe honored by mascot (08/06)
Mark Moseley is being paid by the Washington NFL team to support the racist mascot.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe loses lawsuit over aboriginal territory (07/10)
Appeals court rules that the tribe failed to challenge specific federal agency actions.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: The secrets of wearing one of the black robes (03/17)
Steve Russell shares some insights after being a judge in Texas.

Filed Under: National
BIA issues first population and labor force report since 2005 (02/12)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally updated the American Indian Population and Labor Force Report.

Filed Under: Law
Man fired by Passamaquoddy Tribe looks elsewhere for job (01/22)
A man who was fired by the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township in Maine almost landed another job in Indian Country.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Feature: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces an uncertain future (11/14)
The Houston Press runs a lengthy feature on the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, touching on a wide range of issues, including the devastating effects of sequestration and the limited economic opportunities.

Filed Under: Education | National
TPR: Exhibit highlights use of tribal languages during two wars (10/22)
The Institute of Texan Cultures is opening an exhibit on tribal members who served as Code Talkers during World War I and World War II.

Filed Under: National
Bud Adams, Cherokee man who owned NFL team, passes at 90 (10/22)
Bud Adams, a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and owner of the Tennessee Titans, died on Monday.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: States enacting dishonest voter identification laws (10/01)
The New York Times criticizes states like North Carolina and Texas for enacting voter ID laws that only make it harder for people to exercise their rights.

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