One Person Murdered Over the Weekend on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

Published May 31, 2016 PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION – The FBI has announced that one person was murdered and another injured in Wanblee, South Dakota on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The murder happened on Saturday, May 28, 2016. Few details about the tragedy have been released at press time on the tragedy. The FBI […]

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2016 Remember the Removal Bike Ride departs to retrace Trail of Tears

  Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to ride 950 miles across seven statesPublished June 1, 2016 TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA — The 2016 Remember the Removal Bike Ride cyclists departed the Cherokee Nation Tuesday, officially beginning a three-week journey to retrace the northern route of the Trail of Tears. The eight Cherokee Nation cyclists will […]

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Trump Snubs Tribes on Meeting, Considers Congressman Who “Belittles” Natives for VP

Published May 31, 2016 BILLINGS, MONTANA – “Harold Hamm, are you here? Harold, where the hell are you?” called Donald Trump from the podium during his recent performance in Billings, Montana. “Oh, he’s got money. He knows more about energy in his finger than these other people,” Trump boasted of Hamm and his credentials. Hamm is […]

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Cheyenne River Youth Project “Sweet Tooth for Lakota Youth” Fundraiser Coming Up

  CRYP Takes Annual Community Fundraiser to the National Level with GoFundMe Campaign Published May 31, 2016 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA — For the seventh year in a row, the local Dairy Queen in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, is planning to host its popular “Sweet Tooth for Lakota Youth” fundraising event to benefit the Cheyenne […]

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White House Honors Cherokee Nation Physician

Published May 31, 2016 TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA — A Cherokee Nation physician was honored at the White House Thursday for the tribe’s commitment to testing and treating patients for hepatitis C. The efforts are leading to more patients being cured of hepatitis C and living longer lives. Dr. Jorge Mera, director of infectious diseases at the […]

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The Chickasaw Nation Ada Head Start Program Graduates 42 Students

  Published May 31, 2016 ADA, OKLAHOMA – Forty-two students graduated from the Chickasaw Nation Head Start program Thursday, May 19, in Ada. Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby and Lt. Gov. Jefferson Keel presented each child with a diploma during the ceremony. Chickasaw Princesses Raechell Meely, Lauren John, and Lauren Key, along with tribal officials and […]

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