User: flenvcenter Topic: Human Rights and Indigenous Rights-Regional
Category: Indigenous Rights
Last updated: May 30 2019 20:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The Cherokee Nation’s next chief will have a big footprint in Indian Country 29.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Saturday’s election in the largest Native American tribe could shape policy and law in tribal communities across the country.
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Public lands top Rep. Debra Haaland’s agenda 24.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
One of the first Native American women elected to Congress is fighting fossil fuel development on ‘the most pristine and beautiful places in our country.’
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Indigenous educators fight for an accurate history of California 29.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Golden State is ignoring a history of violence against Native Americans.
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Indian Country can help solve rural America’s decline 22.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Tribal homelands have an edge for luring tourist dollars and retaining communities.
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How ‘pretendians’ undermine the rights of Indigenous people 2.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
We must guard against harmful public discourse about Native identity as much as we guard against harmful policy.
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Bigotry, ignorance and high school basketball in Montana 28.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Oppression of tribal nations denies our shared potential to harness the power of sport.
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Is a new copyright law a ‘colonization of knowledge’? 5.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Indigenous oral histories have often been recorded and sold without permission.
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Federal shutdowns cut deep in Indian Country 12.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
At the annual State of Indian Nations address, tribal leaders called on feds to do their part.
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Harvey Weinstein and a broken promise in Indian Country 7.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Despite an agreement, royalties from ‘Wind River’ haven’t reached the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center.
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Fact check: the Goldwater Institute’s statements about the Indian Child Welfare Act 20.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The Institute’s claim that ICWA harms Indian children relies on dubious assertions and dog whistles.
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Indian Country News: The Cherokee Nation vs. Big Pharma 20.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A major lawsuit over opioid addiction won’t be adjudicated in Cherokee Nation courts.
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Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellowcake 12.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The president’s Bears Ears decision has toxic implications.
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Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellow cake 12.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The president’s Bears Ears decision has toxic implications.
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What Trump’s Supreme Court pick holds for Indian Country 12.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Neil Gorsuch’s background in Indian law and Western issues could be useful to tribal litigants.
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Canadian First Nations call for eviction of fish farms 20.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
British Columbia protests are rooted in a deeper conversation on Indigenous rights.
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A Northwest tribal sovereignty battle, centered on culverts 17.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
21 tribal nations wait to see if the Supreme Court will hear a decades-old case about salmon.
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Sally Jewell defends Interior Department legacy 12.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As Obama’s policies are rolled back, his last Interior secretary reviews what’s at stake.
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Under Trump, tribal land ownership is not a priority 25.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Hearings and Interior statements signal a step back for tribes trying to acquire lands.
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Do the laws on counterfeit Native art go far enough? 21.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Ubiquitous fakes have far-reaching impacts on Indian Country.
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Theodore Roosevelt IV: Bear Ears: A story of what passes and what endures 6.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Nowhere is the tension between short and long-term values so furiously fought as on our western public lands – a multi-generational struggle around issues of sovereignty, identity, and regional or national definitions of well-being. Shortly before leaving office, President Obama used his executive authority under the Antiquities Act to confer national monument designation on 1.35 million acres of Utah’s canyon lands. Five First Nation tribes had sought this designation for an area rich in native...
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