Mashpee Wampanoag Work Toward Decision on Tribe’s Trust Land Status

  Published April 28, 2017 MASHPEE, MASSACHUEETTS– The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe announced today that it hopes to fully remobilize construction crews in Taunton, Massachusetts this summer for its $1 billion First Light Resort & Casino project and have doors open by summer 2018. The Tribe’s announcement comes on the heels of information from the U.S. Interior Department that it will issue […]

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Revised GOP Health Care Bill Would Still Undermine Funding for Indian Health

Guest Commentary Published April 28, 2017 Speaker Paul Ryan said House Republicans are close to a deal that would allow them to pass the American Health Care Act. He says this is because of “improvements” suggested by President Donald J. Trump. Let’s be clear about these so-called improvements: The bill would still wipe out Medicaid as […]

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Revised GOP Health Care Bill Would Still Undermine Funding for Indian Health

Guest Commentary Published April 28, 2017 Speaker Paul Ryan said House Republicans are close to a deal that would allow them to pass the American Health Care Act. He says this is because of “improvements” suggested by President Donald J. Trump. Let’s be clear about these so-called improvements: The bill would still wipe out Medicaid as […]

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Whiteclay Liquor Stores to Close Sunday; May be a Temporary Shut Down

Published April 28, 2017 WHITECLAY, NEBRASKA – Even though a district judge on Thursday overturned a decision by the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission last week to deny a renewal of the licenses of the Whiteclay beer stores, the retail outlets will close on Sunday night. After the judge overturned the decision, the the Nebraska Attorney General’s […]

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Interior Department Announces $32.6 Million in Historic Preservation Grants to States and Tribes

Published April 28, 2017 Offshore Drilling Funds Directed to Help Protect U.S. and Tribal Historic Places, Culture, & Traditions WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke with the National Park Service today announced the awarding of $26.9 million in historic preservation grants to every U.S. state, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, […]

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Santa Fe Indian Center & IAIA Present “Indian Radio Days”

Published April 28, 2017 SANTA FE – The Santa Fe Indian Center and the Institute of American Indian Arts have teamed up to present “Indian Radio Days.” It is a play written by Native writers Leanne Howe (Choctaw) and Roxy Gordon (Choctaw/Assiniboine) that is a comedy that uses biting satire to confront the cultural stereotypes […]

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