Amnesty International Doesn’t Want Obama to Leave Leonard Peltier in Prison

Published September 2, 2016 WASHINGTON — This week, President Obama commuted the sentences for 111 inmates, bringing the total commutations (325) he has announced this month to a record high—the most from any president in a single month. Just a few weeks ago, President Obama also set a single-day record by commuting the sentences of 214 other inmates in one […]

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Cherokee Nation Honors Three Brothers with Medal of Patriotism

Published September 1, 2016 TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation honored a trio of brothers with the Medal of Patriotism at a special medal presentation Wednesday. Daniel Ray Tanner, 67, of White Bear Lake, Minnesota; Michael Ray Tanner, 51, of Jay; and Johnny Lee Tanner, 75, of Jay, received the medal from Cherokee Nation Principal Chief […]

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Acoma Praises Issuance of Federal Warrant Encourages France to Comply & Assist Return of Ceremonial Shield

Published September 2, 2016 ACOMA, NEW MEXICO — The United States District Court for the District of New Mexico has issued a warrant for the seizure of the Acoma Ceremonial Shield held in Paris, France. Pursuant to the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, the United States will be requesting that the French government serve the warrant […]

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Navajo Nation’s Flag Raised at Dakota Access Pipeline Camp

Published September 1, 2016 CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA -On Tuesday, Aug. 30, President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez traveled to Cannon Ball, North Dakota , to speak with Standing Rock Sioux Chairman David Archambault II, show their support for the tribe’s opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline and present the blockade camp with […]

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