Debunking Tribal Lending Myths

Commentary Published April 16, 2018 There are 573 federally recognized American Indian tribes in the United States. Contrary to popular belief, only about half of these sovereign nations operate in the gaming sector. This is due to a number of reasons, the main one being geography. A majority of sovereign tribes are not gaming tribes. […]

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Rep. Cole Statement on Syria Action Missle Attack

Published April 16, 2018 WASHINGTON  – Congressman Tom Cole (Chickasaw), who represents Oklahoma’s 4th Congressional district and one of two American Indians in the 115th Congress, released the following statement in response to Friday night’s strike by the United States, Great Britian and France against military targets in Syria: “President Trump and our allies were correct to […]

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Rare Photos Depicting Lives of American Indians in Los Angeles to be Unveiled

Published April 15, 2018 Unveiling of The People’s Home: Winston Street, 1974 LOS ANGELES – These Days, a gallery on Winston Street in downtown Los Angeles, will host an exhibition of rare photographs of American Indians who became city dwellers in the 1970s. The unveiling by the United American Indian Involvement will take place on […]

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Tohono O’odham Nation Leaders to Border Patrol: “No National Guard on Their Tribal Lands”

Published April 13, 2018 TOHONO O’ODHAM NATION – In a statement to tribal citizens of the Tohono O’odham dated April 9, 2018, the tribe’s leaders assured its citizens that National Guard troops will not be deployed on their tribal lands along the Mexican border. Some 73 miles of the reservation in southern Arizona connect the […]

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Tribal Education Departments National Assembly Releases Statement on Sharing Student Information

Published April 12, 2018 NEW BUFFALO, MICHIGAN – At its conference in at the Pokagon Potawatomi’s Four Winds Casino and Resort, the Tribal Education Departments National AssemblyD(TEDNA) released the following statement regarding the FY 2018 Omnibus Bill that authorizes institutions to share Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) data with American Indian tribes: FY 2018 Omnibus […]

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Cherokee Nation Employees Receive Scholarship to Conference on Crimes Against Women

Published April 11, 2018 TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service and Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health are working to improve the identification, investigation and prosecution of violent crimes against women, and a scholarship is providing both agencies with a unique training opportunity. Community Resource Investigator Shawnna Roach and Behavioral Health Special Projects Officer Tonya Boone […]

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