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Republican lawmaker criticized for deriding GOP colleagues as ‘wild Indians’ (November 1, 2023)The National Congress of American Indians is speaking out after a Republican lawmaker made derogatory remarks about Native people.
Few states make the grade when it comes to tribal inclusion in voting maps (October 12, 2023)Tribes must be included “from the very beginning” of the redistricting process in order to ensure American Indian and Alaska Native voices are heard at the polls.
Native America Calling: Native domestic violence spotlight (October 11, 2023)October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s also the 29th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation an integral part of Oklahoma’s history (October 2, 2023)Tribal nations stand ready to continue our legacy of making Oklahoma vibrant and strong.
Cronkite News: Senate committee looks at water in Indian Country (September 28, 2023)The Navajo Nation Council is 100 years old this year – and the Navajo Nation’s fight for water access has been going on for at least that long.
People’s World: Film shares story of theft of Black Hills from Lakota Nation (September 26, 2023)In the U.S. government’s long record of broken treaties, land theft, and genocide, the taking of the Black Hills ranks as one of the most disgraceful examples of imperial aggression.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation continues path of progress (August 14, 2023)For the past four years, I have been honored to serve as Principal Chief of the great Cherokee Nation.
SCOTUSblog: A ‘simple’ Indian law case before the U.S. Supreme Court (April 24, 2023)The case is one of the simplest the justices will hear this year, because it involves no constitutional questions and, in truth, only the interpretation of a single phrase of a single statutory provision.
Native America Calling: Assessing McGirt v. Oklahoma (April 12, 2023)After removal from their home and an arduous and deadly forced march, the Muscogee Nation arrived in Oklahoma with little more than a promise that they could revive and rebuild.
San Manuel Band donates $600,000 to Native American Rights Fund (February 13, 2023)The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is donating $600,000 over two years to support the Tribal Supreme Court Project.
U.S. Supreme Court adds more Indian Country cases to docket (January 24, 2023)Indian Country is gearing up for another round of big cases at the nation’s highest court, with water rights and tribal sovereignty on the line.
‘Empower tribal nations’: Indian Country looks to White House for support (December 14, 2022)With one negative ruling on the books and a potentially devastating one on the way, tribal leaders continue to look to the Biden administration to address the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Harold Frazier: Nation-to-nation policy must be law of the land (November 30, 2022)Native Sovereign Nations are prior sovereigns, embodying the inalienable and inherent rights of Native Peoples bestowed by our Creator.
Albert Bender: Genocide of Indian nations at the U.S. Supreme Court (November 28, 2022)A case before the United States Supreme Court could resume the genocide of tribal nations.
AUDIO: U.S. Supreme Court hearing in Haaland v. Brackeen (November 10, 2022)The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Haaland v. Brackeen, a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case, on November 9, 2022.
VIDEO: Tribal leaders speak at #StopColonizers rally at U.S. Supreme Court (November 10, 2022)Tribal leaders speak at a #StopColonizers rally on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on November 9, 2022.
Native America Calling: The fate of ICWA (November 10, 2022)The decision in Haaland v. Brackeen will be a major force in the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the scope of tribal sovereignty.
Mother Jones: Right-wing groups take ICWA to nation’s highest court (November 8, 2022)The Indian Child Welfare Act set out to fix generations of harm to Native kids. The U.S. Supreme Court could soon toss it aside.
Indian Country rallies as U.S. Supreme Court hears ICWA challenge (November 3, 2022)Indian Country will be out in force as the nation’s highest court weighs the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Indian Country braces for U.S. Supreme Court hearing in ICWA case (November 1, 2022)The nation’s highest court is about to hear one of the biggest cases in Indian Country’s history and already some troubling signs are emerging.
PolitiFact: Republican candidate tells tall tale about tribal governments (October 26, 2022)Republican Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Nick Myers claims financial assistance to tribal nations is “foreign aid.” PolitiFact checks the facts.
Underscore.news: Yakama Nation celebrates return of sacred land (October 18, 2022)An 1855 treaty with the U.S. government ensured one of the Yakama Nation’s most important sites would remain part of its homelands.
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