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Statement in response to advancement of Sara Hill's federal judgeship

Today Sara Hill, who would be the first American Indian woman to serve in any federal court in Oklahoma, had her nomination advanced by a U.S. Senate panel. Currently her nomination is being firecely opposed by the cockfighting lobby and Gov. Stitt. For media covering this story, please feel

Biden signs executive order sending U.S. toward a new era of tribal sovereignty.

By Maddy Keyes, Gaylord News WASHINGTON — The beat of drums echoed off the walls of the Department of the Interior auditorium as members of the Native American Women Warriors Color Guard moved toward the stage with tribal flags in hand. Just minutes before, the room was filled with laughter and

Unprecedented Analysis Of Financial Needs In Indian Country Demands Change From Banks In Native American Community Development Investments

More Than 300,000 People In AZ, NM Are Entirely Cut Off From Financial Services WASHINGTON, DC — Traditional financial services providers are failing communities on and near tribal lands to such an extent that change is only possible if funders begin routing resources through locally operated and culturally attuned Native

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Cherokee chief questions Stitt’s message with Native American Family Day by Felix Clary - Tulsa World TAHLEQUAH — After Gov. Kevin Stitt celebrated his proclaimed Native American Family Day at his Oklahoma City mansion Tuesday, the Cherokee Nation chief called the event “an afterthought” and a missed opportunity to mend

Cherokee Nation signs agreement with city of Tahlequah

Agreement shares Traffic Ticket Revenue TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation signed an agreement with the city of Tahlequah on Thursday that acknowledges the tribe’s intent to share revenue from traffic citations with city officials. Tahlequah, the capital of the Cherokee Nation, is the 30th municipality within the Cherokee Nation

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Oklahoma governor argues tribal tags a fairness issue By: Carmen Foreman, Oklahoma Voice OKLAHOMA CITY – Gov. Kevin Stitt said he didn’t know an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper was going to ticket an Otoe-Missouria citizen for having a tribal license plate while living outside her tribe’s boundaries, but that

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Traffic tickets, tributes, tribal leader doll Conflict continues with state, numbers of Natives, icon’s heritage challenged and new tributes by Gary Fife OKMULGEE, Okla. – Well, it seems that tribal and state governments will be squaring off in another legal arena. This time, it’s over traffic tickets. Let’s
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