Cherokee Nation Sues Drug Companies & Retailers for Illegal Prescribed Opioids in the Cherokee Nation

Breaking News Published April 20, 2017 TAHLEQUAH — Today, the Cherokee Nation filed a lawsuit against McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health, Inc., AmerisourceBergen, CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., charging the companies with failing to prevent the flow of illegally prescribed opioids to men, women and children in the Cherokee Nation. This […]

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Nebraska Liquor Commission Revokes Liqour Licenses to White Clay Stores

Published April 20, 2017 PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION – On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the Nebraska Liquor Commission voted to deny the renewals for the four retail stores in Whiteclay, Nebraska. Tribal leaders have for several years tried to stop the flow of alcoholic beverages onto the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Whiteclay is located one […]

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Navajo Housing Authority Issues Statement in Response to Letter from Navajo Nation Leadership

NHA provides essential service to Navajo people Published April 20, 2017 WINDOW ROCK– The Navajo Housing Authority issued the following response to an April 13 letter signed by Navajo Nation President, Russell Begaye, Speaker of the Navajo Nation, Lorenzo Bates, and Navajo Nation Council Delegate Alton Joe Shepherd. The letter calls into question the Authority’s […]

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to Hold Field Hearing in North Dakota on Indian Children’s Safety

Published April 20, 2017 FORT TOTTEN, NORTH DAKOTA  — On Friday, April 21 at 1:00 PM CDT, Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will lead a field oversight hearing on “Safeguarding to the Seventh Generation: Protection and Justice for Indian Children and the Implementation of the Native American Children’s Safety Act of 2016.” […]

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Eternally Grateful for Dennis Banks! Happy Birthday Dennis!

Published April 19, 2017 LEECH LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION – In the last 50 years there have been many gains in the areas of civil, human and legal rights for Native Americans. These rights came at a very high price for so many native men and women. Our brothers and sisters were willing to sacrifice their […]

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Saving Lakota Culture through Song Wanbli Cheya and the Good Red Road

Published April 19, 2017 Editor’s Note: This article was first published by Native Sun News Today. Used with permission. All rights reserved. PINE RIDGE, SOUTH DAKOTA — History is full of stirring tales of lost heroes returned home to their people in a desperate hour. These heroes have been transformed by some crucible of fire, […]

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