2020 Intergovernmental News Stories

Deb Haaland faces momentous questions at Interior (Indian Country Today) 12/20/20

Congress approves Hoeven legislation to increase economic opportunities in Indian Country (Indian Country Today) 12/18/20

United Nations human rights experts call on the United States to respect the rights of Indigenous peoples (Indian Country Today) 12/17/20

Trump's impact on Indian Country over four years (High Country News) 12/16/20

Tribal leaders respond to the idea of an Indigenous Interior secretary (High Country News) 12/14/20

Two from New Mexico in running to become first Native American U.S. Cabinet secretary (Santa Fe New Mexican) 12/10/20

Torres, Haaland pass legislation expanding economic opportunities for Indian Country (Indian Country Today) 12/4/20

Supreme Court accepts first Indian law case in new conservative era (Indianz) 11/23/20 (See U.S. v. Cooley)

The case for a Native American secretary of the interior (Vox) 11/18/20

House passes legislation to ensure care for Native American veterans (Indian Country Today) 11/17/20

National Indian Congress passes historic tribal citizenship protection measure (Indian Country Today) 11/17/20

Women challenge tribal banishment in U.S. appeals court (The Durango Herald) 11/17/20

New Mexico State Indian Child Welfare Act bill to be introduced in the 2021 Legislative Session (Indian Country Today) 11/11/20

WA's first Native Supreme Court justice works so she won't be the last (Crosscut) 11/10/20

McGirt one of the most significant Native American victories in a generation (Indian Country Today) 11/9/20

National Congress of American Indians Youth Commission accepting applications (Indianz) 11/6/20

Steps taken to create Alaska regional tribal government (Indian Country Today) 11/6/20

State of Alaska backs Native corporations in COVID-19 dispute (Indianz) 11/5/20

Win or lose, Indigenous congressional candidates made history in 2020 (Wyoming Public Media) 11/4/20

Cherokee Nation supports bipartisan ‘Durbin Feeling Native American Language Act of 2020’ proposed by Senators Udall, Murkowski (Indian Country Today) 11/2/20

Sinema applauds broadband licenses awarded to tribal communities in Arizona (Indian Country Today) 10/29/20

Hoeven & Udall: President Trump signs the Progress for Indian Tribes Act of 2019 into law (Indianz) 10/22/20

Indigenizing Minnesota’s largest courtroom (Indian Country Today) 10/22/20

'Going to fail': Using McGirt to disestablish tribal nations (Indian Country Today) 10/22/20

State, tribal leaders condemn use of force against border protesters (Indianz) 10/21/20

Announcing the Texas Observer’s Indigenous Affairs Desk (Texas Observer) 10/12/20

Supreme Court pick has ‘significant impacts’ for tribes (Indian Country Today) 10/13/20

Canada Supreme Court to consider constitutional rights of Native Americans with US citizenship (Jurist) 10/8/20

Minnesota House Select Committee on Racial Justice learns about historical trauma (Indian Country Today) 10/7/20

The nomination of Amy Coney Barrett: An Indian law perspective (NARF) 10/7/20

Webinar: McGirt v. Oklahoma: Understanding the implications of the recent Supreme Court decision across Native America (Emory)

Tribes critical after EPA grants Oklahoma regulatory authority in Indian Country (Tulsa World) 10/6/20

Remi Bald Eagle on South Dakota's Public Utilities Commission (South Dakota Public Broadcasting) 10/6/20

Tribes defend themselves against a pandemic and South Dakota’s state government (High Country News) 10/2/20

New Podcast: Native American Rights Fund lawyer Joel Williams on tribal sovereignty and the U.S. death penalty (Death Penalty Information Center) 10/1/20

An inaccurate census has major implications for Indian Country (High Country News) 10/1/20

Tribal Health Data Improvement Act up for passage in House (Indianz) 9/28/20

Shoshone leader competes for Utah US House seat (Indian Country Today) 9/27/20

Tribes win decision to exclude Alaska Native corporations from $8B coronavirus fund (Alaska Public Media) 9/25/20

Congress formally acknowledges 155-year-old betrayal of Warm Springs and Wasco tribes (Northwest Public Broadcasting) 9/24/20

As Indian Country bears brunt of the pandemic, new calls on Washington to act (The Harvard Gazette) 9/24/20

RBG's mixed record on race and criminal justice (The Marshall Project) 9/23/20

U.S. House passes Savanna's Act (Montana Public Radio) 9/22/20

Bill would strengthen data access between tribes, government entities (The Cordova Times) 9/22/20

Oklahoma Supreme Court denies hearing on tribal compacts (Indian Country Today) 9/21/20

Tribal leaders, members of Congress connect virtually for ‘Impact Days’ (Indian Country Today) 9/18/20

From congressional roundtables to city parks, representation matters (Indian Country Today) 9/17/20

Senate democrats call on FCC chairman to expeditiously address the digital divide in Indian Country (Benton Institute for Broadband & Society) 9/15/20

The most important thing a president can do (Indian Country Today) 9/14/20

Celebrating 13 years of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigneous Peoples (Cultural Survival) 9/12/20

Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission responds to United Nations Special Rapporteur’s Report (Indian Country Today) 9/11/20

Navajo Nation requests United States Government extend 50-year Quadrilateral Agreement for one year to allow for consultation with local communities (Indian Country Today) 9/10/20

Tribal lawsuit reveals sheriff threatened to block access to reservations (The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin) 9/8/20

'It's up to us': Census response risks undercount, underfunding for North Dakota tribes (The Bismarck Tribune) 9/7/20

Following McGirt decision, Oneida Nation case continues string of Indigenous court victories (Indianz) 9/3/20

National Native organizations call for Congressional action in light of new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report (Indian Country Today) 8/27/20

Russ Feingold and Keith Harper: Another broken promise by the United States (Indianz) 8/26/20

Tribal groups question state's lawsuit over pandemic hunting requests (Alaska Public Media) 8/23/20

Alaska Native entities take a stand against state oppression of Indigenous ways of life (Indian Country Today) 8/21/20

The U.S. shouldn't get to decide if a Navajo man dies (The Atlantic) 8/21/20

Scheduled federal execution of Native American is a death warrant for Tribal sovereignty (Medium) 8/20/20

Ninth Circuit oral argument video in Lezmond Mitchell appeal (Turtle Talk) 8/19/20

Female leaders headline Democratic Native Caucus (Indian Country Today) 8/18/20

Pathway on the McGirt decision to self-determination and the future of the Five Tribes (Indian Country Today) 8/18/20

Tim Giago: The laws that impacted the lives of South Dakota Indians (Indianz) 8/17/20

Navajo Nation calls for end to federal execution of tribal member, Lezmond Mitchell (Indian Country Today) 8/13/20

Why the Supreme Court's McGirt decision resonates on the Wind River Reservation (Wyoming Public Media) 8/11/20

Bipartisan House coalition releases Tribal Health Data Improvement Act (Indian Country Today) 8/10/20

Voters poised to send 2nd Native Hawaiian to Congress (Indian Country Today) 8/8/20

How Native tribes started winning at the Supreme Court (Mother Jones) 8/5/20

An historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling and its implications for Montana tribes (Montana Public Radio) 8/5/20

Simena-backed bill protecting tribal heritage clears key senate committee (Indian Country Today) 8/4/20

Feds open South Dakota office for MMIW cases (Indian Country Today) 8/4/20

Montana Free Press: CSKT water compact bill clears first hurdle in U.S. Senate (Indianz) 8/3/20

'We have been vindicated': Oneida Nation celebrates victory in long-running sovereignty case (Indianz) 8/3/20 (See Oneida Nation v. Village of Hobart)

Trump's pick to manage public lands has four-decade history of "overt racism" toward Native people (The Intercept) 8/1/20

Bipartisan letter urges passage of CSKT water compact (Montana Public Radio) 7/28/20

Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party leaders criticize Trump for failing Indigenous people (Indian Country Today) 7/28/20

Inland Northwest lawmakers push for House vote on bills to protect Native women (The Spokeman-Review) 7/26/20

National Congress of American Indians stands strong against efforts to erode tribal sovereignty (Indianz) 7/23/20

South Dakota lawmakers criticize Kristi Noem on tribal checkpoints (Indian Country Today) 7/22/20

Interview with Sarah Deer: Supreme Court upholds treaty obligations, a landmark victory for Native Americans (Between the Lines) 7/22/20

Hoeven statement on United States Department of Agriculture announcement on food distribution program on Indian reservations (Indian Country Today) 7/21/20

Senator Sinema introduces bipartisan bill increasing coronavirus resources for Navajo Nation's water and sanitation facilities (Indian Country Today) 7/21/20

Native Sun News Today: Tribes freeze Alaska Native Corporation pandemic funds again (Indianz) 7/21/20

Inter-Tribal Council supports legislation for $300 million in tribal broadband improvements (Indian Country Today) 7/20/20

National Indian Health Board cites failed U.S. policies toward American Indians for severe COVID-19 impacts in testimony before U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Indian Country Today) 7/17/20

Cherokee youth open letter: 'Prevent the passage of H.R. 7263 introduced by Rep. Markwayne Mullin' (Indian Country Today) 7/16/20

DA meets with tribal officials to discuss Supreme Court ruling (Tahlequah Daily Press) 7/15/20

Judge rejects lawsuit from former attorney at National Congress of American Indians (Indianz) 7/14/20

The McGirt case is a historic win for tribes (The Atlantic) 7/12/20

Tribes, state, officials react to historic SCOTUS ruling on McGirt v. Oklahoma (Public Radio Tulsa) 7/10/20

Muscogee (Creek) Nation's 1866 boundaries upheld by Supreme Court (High Country News) 7/10/20

Q&A: What does McGirt ruling mean? (Indian Country Today) 7/9/20

Congressional delegation reacts to Supreme Court opinion on McGirt v. Oklahoma (Indian Country Today) 7/9/20

Vetoes could cost New Mexico tribes funding (Indian Country Today) 7/8/20

Jenni Monet: Making the case for treaties at Mount Rushmore (Indianz) 7/6/20

'A proud day to be Lakota': Activists arrested for protesting Trump visit to Sioux Nation treaty territory (Indianz) 7/6/20

Nevada tribal emergency coordinator named (Indian Country Today) 7/4/20

'Complete disaster': Trump's fraught ties with Native Americans on display at Mount Rushmore (Politico) 7/3/20

Indian Health Service endorses urban Indian health Federal Tort Claims Act bill at Senate Indian Affairs hearing (Indian Country Today) 7/2/20

Pommersheim talks legal battle between tribe & government (South Dakota Public Broadcasting) 7/2/20

27 Republican lawmakers call for local hearing on federal CSKT water settlement bill (Montana Public Radio) 7/2/20

Judge: Alaska corporations can get tribal virus relief money (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 6/30/20 (See The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation v. Mnuchin)

Navajo Nation receives $714 million in federal CARES Act funding (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 6/30/20

Selectmen authorize letter of support for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (Cape Cod Times) 6/30/20

Indian lawmakers: We refuse to stand idle (Indianz) 6/29/20

Judge deals major blow to tribes in dispute over delayed COVID-19 relief (Indianz) 6/29/20

Oregon ICWA passed by unanimous votes in the Oregon Legislature (Turtle Talk) 6/26/20

US Department of the Interior signs agreement with USDA to increase investment in infrastructure on federal and tribal lands (River Cities' Reader) 6/25/20

Tribal leaders rebuke Trump administration's Indian policy in panel discussion (The Mashpee Enterprise) 6/24/20

CSKT water rights bill gets first hearing in Congress (Montana Public Radio) 6/24/20

Northern Arapaho woman beings campaign for state's sole U.S. House seat (Wyoming Tribune-Eagle) 6/24/20

Supreme Court winds down unusual term with tribal sovereignty case on docket (Indianz) 6/23/20

SCOTUS declines to hear Klamath Basin water rights case (Oregon Public Broadcasting) 6/23/20

SCOTUS refusal of Cherokee Nation appeal settles some of UKB's land-in-trust work (Tahlequah Daily Press) 6/23/20

$184,000 in funding announced for Seneca Nation by Gillibrand, Schumer (The Albany Post-Journal) 6/19/20

Pandemic's harm to tribes is 'damning consequence' of federal inaction (Indian Country Today) 6/18/20

Tribes question politics of COVID-19 funding (Indian Country Today) 6/14/20

Lawmaker: US is still failing to meet treaty obligations (Indian Country Today) 6/13/20

U.S. Senate passes Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act (Native News Online) 6/9/20

Department of Interior allows Comanche, Otoe-Missouria gaming compacts to go into effect (Tulsa World) 6/9/20

Congress returns to Indian Country's agenda in age of COVID-19 (Indianz) 6/9/20

Stitt cuts deals with more tribes; Hoskin objects (Tahlequah Daily Press) 6/9/20

Ruth Buffalo: 'We tripled...Native American women running' for North Dakota Legislature (Indian Country Today) 6/8/20

South Dakota tribal checkpoints: A look at key events (Indian Country Today) 6/8/20

Mashpee Wampanoag: U.S. court 'stood up for justice' (Indian Country Today) 6/5/20

Indian Country Today: Four Native candidates for Congress advance to November (Indianz) 6/4/20

Prof Pommersheim talks checkpoints (South Dakota Public Broadcasting) 6/3/20

Modern-day AIM makes its presence felt (Indian Country Today) 5/31/20

'Absolutely maddening': Trump administration falters on coronavirus relief promised to tribes (Indianz) 5/29/20

Native American tribes using federal funds to aid coronavirus relief (Montana Public Radio) 5/28/20

Advocating for human rights during a time of COVID-19 (Lakota Times) 5/28/20

Montana Democrats seek more Natives in local elections (Indian Country Today) 5/27/20

'We are thrilled': Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe hails victory for sovereignty (Indianz) 5/27/20 (See Noem v. Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe)

Governor appoints Northern Arapaho tribal citizen to state gaming commission (Casper Star Tribune) 5/25/20

Udall, Bernhardt, differ on pandemic effort in Indian Country (Albuquerque Journal) 5/23/20

Project to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the United States (Turtle Talk) 5/22/20

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe returns to court (Indian Country Today) 5/19/20

Harvard Project/Native Nations Institute Report on CARES Act Distribution (Turtle Talk) 5/19/20

Native Sun News Today: Checkpoints on reservations point of discussion (Indianz) 5/18/20

ACLU supports tribes in checkpoints dispute with Gov. Kristi Noem (Argus Leader) 5/18/20

'Arbitrary and capricious': Study casts doubt on Trump administration's COVID-19 payments to tribes (Indianz) 5/18/20

Alexander Mallory: Tribes have full legal authority to use checkpoints to safeguard health (Omaha World-Herald) 5/13/20

Beyond the sensational rhetoric: 'Only Congress can disestablish, diminish or undo a reservation' (Indian Country Today) 5/12/20

Clash between South Dakota governor, tribes escalates over checkpoints (The Desert Sun) 5/12/20

Bay Mills Indian Community continues fight against Line 5-Petition to Intervene in MI Public Service Commission proceedings (Turtle Talk) 5/12/20

Morning Ireland: Navajo Nation thanks Ireland for COVID-19 donations (Soundcloud) 5/12/20

Native candidate seeks to make history (Indian Country Today) 5/11/20

'I'm protecting my people': Tribal citizens defend coronavirus checkpoints amid threat from state (Indianz) 5/11/20

Update on South Dakota road closure dispute (Turtle Talk) 5/11/20

Probe launched into Interior leaks, handling of $8 billion for tribes (Indian Country Today) 5/11/20

U.S. Supreme Court weighs 'transfers of sovereign right' (Indian Country Today) 5/10/20 (See McGirt v. Oklahoma)

Pandemic doesn't stop federal work on Native women's issues (Albuquerque Journal) 5/10/20

Tribe's case: Court 'shocked' by undisclosed Interior Department change; arguments postponed (Cape Cod News) 5/6/20

U.S. Treasury to begin distributing virus relief money to tribes (PBS) 5/5/20

Oklahoma AG opinion on legality of recent gaming compacts (Turtle Talk) 5/5/20

Act of kindness kindles Choctaw-Ireland bond (Indian Country Today) 5/4/20

Tribe seeks pandemic protection from insurers (Muscogee Phoenix) 5/4/20

'We are a forgotten people': Native candidate struggles to be heard amid COVID-19 pandemic (Indianz) 5/4/20

New Mexico invokes riot law to control virus near Navajo Nation (The New York Times) 5/4/20

Tribal fishers left waiting for federal aid (Traverse City Record-Eagle) 5/3/20

Tulalip lawmaker's retirement caps long public service career (Indian Country Today) 5/2/20

Court upholds death penalty for Navajo man on U.S. death row (Indian Country Today) 5/1/20

Judge halts distribution of relief funding to Alaska Native corporations (Indian Country Today) 4/27/20 (See Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation v. Mnuchin)

Indian Country set for historic showdown in fight for $8 billion in COVID-19 relief (Indianz) 4/23/20

Gaming compacts: 'Legally flawed and sow more division than unity' (Indian Country Today) 4/23/20

Comanche, Otoe-Missouria sign compacts with Oklahoma governor (Indian Country Today) 4/22/20

Hoeven: Senate confirms Rear Admiral Michael Weahkee as Indian Health Service Director (United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs) 4/21/20

'Broken promises': Tribes decry leak of private data from $8 billion coronavirus relief fund (Indianz) 4/20/20

Tribes sue over distribution of coronavirus relief funding (Tahlequah Daily Press) 4/20/20

U.S. grants Navajo Nation authority to use unassigned airwaves (Salt Lake Tribune) 4/19/20

NCAI statement on the release of sensitive tribal data (National Congress of American Indians) 4/18/20

Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Tribes issues statement on CARES Act funding for ANCs (Tahlequah Daily Press) 4/17/20

Interior official helped clear way for payments to ex-employer (Politico) 4/16/20

Mashpee Wampanoag termination: Time to expose federal Indian law (Indianz) 4/16/20

NCAI and NARF joint statement on recent census announcement and call for Congress to extend census operations (National Congress of American Indians) 4/14/20

UN expert mechanism on the rights of Indigenous peoples releases statement on COVID-19 (Cultural Survival) 4/14/20

SCOTUS will hear McGirt argument remotely in May -- No date set yet (Turtle Talk) 4/13/20

A treacherous choice and a treaty right (NPR) 4/8/20

Arizona Army National Guard delivers food, supplies to Navajo Nation (Arizona Family) 4/5/20

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe asks federal court to protect its reservation (Turtle Talk) 4/1/20

State of Washington bill to authorize tax compacting with tribes (Washington State Legislature) 3/31/20

Oklahoma's 'unsuccessful attempt to divide the tribes' (Indian Country Today) 3/30/20

Supreme Court churns along with Indian Country case amid coronavirus crisis (Indianz) 3/30/20

Mashpee Wampanoag face double crisis: COVID-19 and feds (Indian Country Today) 3/29/20

South Dakota governor signs bill to make 'riot boosting' a criminal act (Indian Country Today) 3/25/20

Congress sends $40 million worth of help...minus a mechanism to distribute to tribes (Indian Country Today) 3/21/20

Oregon senators urge VP Pence to provide COVID-19 resources to native communities (Oregon Daily Emerald) 3/16/20

Tribal sovereignty should not be held hostage by Washington politics (Indianz) 3/13/20

MMIW families still need enforceable legislation (High Country News) 3/12/20

Another first in Tempe (Indian Country Today) 3/11/20

Trump administration changes course with withdrawal of pro-tribal homelands policy (Indianz) 3/10/20

One active Native judge is less than one-quarter of 1 percent of the federal bench (Indian Country Today) 3/9/20

How Maine's tribes are fighting for a broader role in state governance (Bangor Daily News) 3/6/20

Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives announces tribal consultations and listening sessions (Indian Country Today) 3/3/20

Tribal citizens in Michigan's governance and policy making (Indian Country Today) 3/3/20

Three national Native American organizations partner for historic census initiative (Indian Country Today) 2/28/20

In first signed bill of 2020, Polis includes tribal youth on teen advisory council (The Durango Herald) 2/26/20

Supreme Court schedules hearing in lone Indian Country case (Indianz) 2/25/20

California Valley Miwok Tribe's sovereignty and relations with the United States damaged by Senator's intervention for over a decade (Indian Country Today) 2/21/20

Tribal officials press for more, and more predictable, federal funding (Indianz) 2/20/20

Modern day treaty could help make Alaska a model for state-tribal child welfare partnership (Indian Country Today) 2/19/20

Spokane Tribe celebrates long-overdue compensation legislation (Indianz) 2/19/20

Navajo Nation Council State Task Force meets with New Mexico Governer Michelle Lujan Grisham at the Roundhouse (Indian Country Today) 2/17/20

What you need to know about the latest bid to restore sovereignty to Maine's tribes (Bangor Daily News) 2/14/20

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: MMIW bill mysteriously pulled from agenda (Indianz) 2/13/20

Tribes say 'hard to erase history' as South Dakota's governor asks for law enforcement pact (Indian Country Today) 2/13/20

National Indigenous Women's Resource Center files amicus brief to safeguard tribal sovereignty and Native victims in SCOTUS case (Indian Country Today) 2/12/20

'Do your job': Tribes slam Trump administration on sovereignty and homelands (Indianz) 2/12/20

Judge in gaming compact lawsuit orders mediation (Public Radio Tulsa) 2/10/20

State of Indian Nations kicks off busy week for tribal leaders (Indianz) 2/10/20

Massive Navajo census effort underway (Navajo Times) 2/6/20

Indian inmate files opening brief in Supreme Court sovereignty case (Indianz) 2/5/20

House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples takes up legislation (Indianz) 2/3/20

Indigenous women bring expertise to Wyoming Legislature (Douglas Budget) 2/1/20

South Dakota settles Native discrimination lawsuit for $350,000 (Indianz) 1/30/20

Oklahoma House Speaker sides with tribes on gaming compact renewal (Public Radio Tulsa) 1/29/20

Supreme Court set to resolve Indian Country case on second try (Indianz) 1/28/20

Fort Belknap Indian Community obtains introduction of Water Settlement bill in the United States House (Indian Country Today) 1/28/20 (See 116th Congress H.R.5673)

The State of South Dakota and the Sioux Tribes (Indianz) 1/27/20

Who's yea and who's nay on the CSKT water compact (Indianz) 1/27/20

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe turns to Congress after hitting end of road at Supreme Court (Indianz) 1/27/20 (See Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas v. State of Texas and H.R.759)

North Dakota tribal, juvenile court services agreement offers 'more hope' (The Bismarck Tribune) 1/27/20

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe defends sovereignty in gaming case (Indianz) 1/27/20

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Hoskin, delegation defend ICWA at hearing (Tahlequah Daily Press) 1/24/20

'An Indian is an Indian is an Indian': Tribes defend sovereignty amid attack on Indian Child Welfare Act (Indianz) 1/23/20

Bill would require Arizona tribes to resolve water disputes (Indian Country Today) 1/23/20

Letters: Help appoint Diné appeals judge (Navajo Times) 1/23/20

The necessity of the Indian Child Welfare Act (The Atlantic) 1/22/20

Muscogee (Creek) Nation poised to join other tribes' gaming lawsuit against Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (Tulsa World) 1/22/20

Funding for Mohawk flood mitigation in Cuomo budget (The Schenectady Daily Gazette) 1/21/20

Census count is 'an act of rebellion' (Indian Country Today) 1/20/20

Water for gaming compacts? Arizona bill would 'attack' tribes 'very existence' (Indian Country Today) 1/20/20

Navajo Nation President Nez advocates for renewable energy, youth, and economic partnerships in address to the Arizona State Legislature (Indian Country Today) 1/16/20

Five Tribes Inter-Tribal Council critical to Oklahoma tribes (Tahlequah Daily Press) 1/16/20

Cherokee Nation gets transportation grant (Tahlequah Daily Press) 1/16/20

South Dakota tribe official calls for better communication from lawmakers (The Bismarck Tribune) 1/16/20

Olszewski and Republication cohort asks Daines to withdraw CSKT compact bill (Indianz) 1/16/20

Sweeping recommendations would overhaul Maine's Indian land claims act (Portland Press Herald) 1/14/20

Yurok Tribe vice-chairman Myers to testify before Congress (Indian County Today) 1/14/20

SCOTUS denies cert in cases involving Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawotami, Chippewa-Cree, and Alabama-Coushatta Tribes (Turtle Talk) 1/13/20

Lawmakers set to advance more Indian Country legislation after end of year rush (Indianz) 1/13/20

Proposed bill would give Native youths a voice in legislature (The Durango Herald) 1/12/20

What happened to those Census jobs? (Indian Country Today) 1/10/20

Judge calls out 'mischief' in treatment of Chinook (Chinook Observer) 1/7/20

South Dakota state of the tribes speech is like 'trying to put the toothpaste back in the tube' (Indian Country Today) 1/7/20

Letter to the editor: Stitt's attack on tribes follow the Trail of Tears pattern (Tulsa World) 1/5/20

State, tribal partnership 'achieve greatest good' (The Oklahoman) 1/5/20

Alaska opposes 'Indian land' and the expansion of tribal authority, gaming (Indian Country Today) 1/3/20

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