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Filed Under: National | Politics
Sen. Barrasso defends quick movement on transportation bill (07/24)
The chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee is pushing for more funding for tribal transportation programs.

Filed Under: Opinion
George Abeyta: Stallone Trosper taken from us in act of hate (07/24)
We, the family of Stallone Trosper, write from a place of terrible grief and sadness.

Filed Under: Law | National
Officials back Northern Arapaho Tribe on hate crime charges (07/23)
Stallone Trosper was shot and killed by a non-Indian assailant while James Goggles remains in critical condition in Wyoming.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Oglala riders win top Indian relay title (07/23)
After four days of racing, a team of Oglala Lakota riders, outlasted their Crow, Arapahoe, and Northern Cheyenne pursuers to take home the title of Indian Relay World Champions.

Filed Under: Law | National
Northern Arapaho Tribe calls shooting of men a hate crime (07/22)
Stallone Trosper, 29, was killed after being shot in the head. A second tribal member, James Goggles, remains hospitalized in serious condition.

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
Two men from Northern Arapaho Tribe shot while sleeping (07/21)
A non-Indian man has told authorities that he intentionally went looking for homeless people in order to kill them.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National | Politics
Bill shields tribes from Affordable Care Act employer mandate (07/15)
Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) and Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Montana) introduced the Tribal Employment and Jobs Protection Act to exempt tribes from large fines.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Northern Arapaho Tribe loses Affordable Care Act mandate case (07/09)
Congress did not exempt tribes from the large employer mandate requiring them to provide insurance to employees, a judge determined.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Federal judge puts temporary hold on BLM's fracking regulation (06/24)
The move came as the Ute Tribe of Utah announced that it will join the fight against the controversial standards.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Firm pushes mine by sacred site in Wyoming (06/24)
The Canadian corporation that wants to start mining 15 miles southeast of Mahto Tipila named a high-profile, world-class advocate of nuclear power and its raw material, uranium, to chair the board of directors.

Filed Under: Environment
Comment sought on potential change to name of Devils Tower (06/23)
The current name is a mistranslation of the Lakota term for the sacred Mahto Tipila, or Bear Lodge.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Tribal college freshman headed to national rodeo championships (06/08)
Rodeo is a family affair for Delvecchio Kaye, a young member of the Navajo Nation.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Apology sought for treatment of tribes at grizzly bear meeting (05/20)
James Walks Along, the historic preservation officer for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, was forced to stop addressing federal officials at a recent public meeting.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes ignored in Yellowstone grizzly talks (05/15)
James Walks Along, the historic preservation officer for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, was forced off the stage at a recent public meeting.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Tribes seek consultation on status of Yellowstone grizzly bear (05/01)
Tribes in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho are worried about the potential removal of the bear from the protections of the Endangered Species Act.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Sparring continues in Wind River Reservation jurisdictional feud (04/27)
The Environmental Protection Agency recognized the authority of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe in December 2013 but the case has yet to be resolved in federal court.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribes take DOI to task over grizzly bear policy (04/22)
In a strongly worded letter, the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council has voiced misgivings about the impartiality of Christopher Servheen in any proposed tribal consultation process over the government’s controversial delisting of the Yellowstone grizzly bear.

Filed Under: Health | Law | Opinion
Editorial: Wyoming tribes battle drug influence on reservation (04/21)
In fiscal year 2014, there were more than 31,000 methamphetamine-related encounters in the Indian health care system.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Crow Tribe maintains right to hunt on off-reservation treaty land (04/09)
The state of Wyoming is citing a U.S. Supreme Court decision from 1896 as justification for pursuing tribal members who hunt on ceded lands.

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