Efforts to rename sacred peak ramp up

Efforts to rename sacred peak ramp upHE SAPA – “We’ve opened a 45 day comment period where individuals may make their voice heard on the initiative to change the name of Harney Peak in the Black Hills to Black Elk Peak,” said Myron Pourier, past fifth member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and director of the Black Elk Development, “...

Money Koch Bros. Stole from Tribes Could Swing Mid-Term Elections

Money Koch Bros. Stole from Tribes Could Swing Mid-Term Electionswo of the billionaire Koch brothers – Charles and David – have poured a lot of money into the 2014 mid-term elections, mostly backing Republican and Tea Party candidates. Koch money is one of the prime reasons Republicans may take control of the U.S. Senate this time around. Some of the Koch fortune (Forbes puts Charles ...

Gov. Office says Fort Sill Apaches must follow federal steps for gaming approval

Gov. Office says Fort Sill Apaches must follow federal steps for gaming approvalGov. Susana Martinez's office is responding to a lawsuit from a Native American tribe that is trying to operate a casino in New Mexico. The Fort Sill Apache Tribe is based in Oklahoma, but it owns a piece of land near Deming that received reservation status in 2011. A lawsuit filed with the state Supreme ...

Interior Hosts Land Buy-Back Program 2015 Listening Session

Interior Hosts Land Buy-Back Program 2015 Listening SessionLAVEEN, AZ – More than 150 tribal leaders and individual landowners joined Department of the Interior Deputy Secretary Michael Connor and Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn at the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program) 2015 Listening Session yesterday. The ...
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