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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.

Filed Under: Law | National
Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds field hearing in Wyoming (04/01)
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) heard from tribal leaders, law enforcement and other witnesses about drugs in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee's field hearing (03/26)
Tribal, federal and state representatives will share what they are doing to address the harmful effects of drugs in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Sen. Barrasso to chair field hearing on drugs in Indian Country (03/25)
Leaders of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe are expected to testify.

Filed Under: Education | National
Education Department cites increase in Indian graduation rate (03/16)
During the 2012-2013 school year, 69.7 percent of Indian students finished high school, an improvement from the two years prior.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold field hearing on drugs (03/16)
The field hearing will take place on March 31 at the Chiefs Technical Center on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Hunter from Crow Tribe pleads guilty for poaching in Wyoming (03/10)
The area is covered by an 1868 treaty but the state does not recognize off-reservation hunting rights.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Northern Arapaho Tribe asks judge to block health care rules (02/13)
The tribe faces $1.5 million tax penalties if it does not provide insurance to employees.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Men from Crow Tribe cited for hunt on treaty lands in Wyoming (02/06)
The three men are accused of illegal poaching in the Bighorn Mountains.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate continues debate on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (01/21)
Dozens of amendments have been filed so it looks like consideration might take a week or two.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe contests uranium expansion (01/21)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe contested foreign uranium mining expansion in Nebraska

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Lawsuit tests boundaries of Wind River Reservation in Wyoming (01/20)
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe want treatment as state status from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Filed Under: Law
Eastern Shoshone woman pleads guilty for death of newborn (01/14)
Ardis Sierra Enos admitted suffocating her newborn and placing his body in a ditch on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment
Tribes in Montana and Wyoming oppose delisting of grizzly bear (01/09)
Tribes are worried about trophy hunting of the Yellowstone bear in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho.

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