Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Responds to Keystone Pipeline Permit Approval

Published March 26, 2017 CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA — On Friday, President Trump announced that the State Department has issued the final permit necessary to proceed with the Keystone Pipeline. On his second day in office, this President made it his priority to push through two controversial pipelines. The Dakota Access and Keystone lines are dangerous, […]

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Longtime Chickasaw Legislator Dean McManus Passes Away in Ada

Published March 26, 2017 ADA, OKLAHOMA – Dean McManus, a full-blood Chickasaw who devoted over 40 years of her life to enhancing the lives of Chickasaws, passed away March 18. She was 78. Funeral services were March 22 at Central Church of Christ, Ada. Gov. Bill Anoatubby delivered the eulogy. Interment followed in McGee Cemetery, […]

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Parents of Baby Born with Rare Eye Defect Seek Public’s Help

Published March 26, 2017 GALLUP – Branson Johnson held his 5-month-old daughter Asuna Charley Johnson and continuously kissed her chubby cheeks. “She loves to jump, she loves to bite,” said Johnson, 21, as Asuna looked straight ahead. “And she has very strong, chubby legs. They look like dinner rolls.” Asuna was complacent and was enjoying her […]

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What’s Next? Three Ways to Add Money to Indian Health & Bigger Fights Ahead

Guest Commentary Published March 25, 2017 Governing without a Working Majority Mark Trahant / Trahant Reports President Donald J. Trump’s legislative agenda has crashed. The Republican promise to quickly repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Friday failed to win enough votes from conservatives to make it so. As House Speaker Paul Ryan said […]

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Longest Walk 5.2 Visits With Horizonte High School; A School in Salt Lake City, Utah That Gives Students A Second Chance

Published March 25, 2017 SALT LAKE CITY –  The Longest Walk 5.2, on its cross country trip from San Francisco to Washington D.C., stopped at Horizonte High School, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to share their culture and message about the  path of freedom from drugs and domestic violence with students. Horizonte is a non-traditional […]

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Actress Shailene Woodley Enters Plea in Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Charges

Published March 25, 2017 MANDAN, NORTH DAKOTA – Actress Shailene Woodley signed a plea agreement on Friday, March 24, 2017, to disorderly conduct for her part in the Dakota Access pipeline protest near Standing Rock last October. The “Divergent” star has been a supporter of the Standing Rock water protectors since last August. As part […]

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