Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Leaders Object to Trump’s 2018 Budget Proposal

Published May 24, 2017 PORTLAND, OREGON – Tribal leaders from six Northwest states have unanimously  objected to President Trump’s FY 2018 budget request for the U.S. Department of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education. Trump’s request, announced in Washington DC on Tuesday, included extensive cuts in nearly every tribal program. The […]

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Department of Energy Drops Funding of the Deep Borehole Field Test Near Reservation

Published May 24, 2017 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA — According to the Department of Energy’s website Energy.com the agency has decided to not fund the Deep Borehole Field Test project which was planned to be located less than 10 miles the oldest inhabited village in South Dakota known as Cherry Creek. Cherry Creek, South Dakota […]

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Cherokee Nation Joins Blue Star Museums Program

Published May 24, 2017 TAHLEQUAH— Cherokee Nation is partnering with Blue Star Families to provide free admission to active duty military personnel and their families at Cherokee Nation museums from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The Blue Star Museums program features more than 2,000 museums nationwide representing fine arts, science, history, music, film, crafts, nature […]

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2018 Budget Proposes a $2.5 Billion for Indian Affairs

Published May 23, 2017 Budget Invests in Education, Resource Development, Construction and Infrastructure WASHINGTON –President Donald Trump today proposed a $2.5 billion Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget for Indian Affairs, which includes the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). The President’s budget reaffirms his support of tribal sovereignty and […]

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American Legion Receives Akwesasne Mohawk Code Talkers Commemorative Print

Published May 23, 2017 AKWESASNE, NEW YORK – On Saturday, May 20th, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council proudly presented American Legion Post #1479 with a canvass print commemorating the Akwesasne Mohawk Code Talkers Congressional Medal Ceremony held on May 28, 2016. Last year’s event saw 17 Congressional Silver Medals and 7 Bronze Medals bestowed […]

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Rep. Congressman Raúl Grijalva and National Geographic put Crow and Piikani Blackfoot Front & Center in Fight to Defend “Sacred Symbol” & Lands

Published May 23, 2017 NEW YORK – Two influential voices, one that resonates through the halls of authority on Capitol Hill and beyond, the other, to legions of readers and viewers across the globe, placed tribal nations at the forefront of the escalating struggle to protect sacred beings and sacred lands. To coincide with the […]

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