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  1. March 07, 2016 | Gale Courey Toensing

    ‘No Diplomacy with a Hungry Lion’: Native Leaders Look Ahead for 2016

    Last year, ICTMN asked then Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn, United South and Eastern Tribes President Brian Patterson, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Chairman Cedric Cromwell, Schaghticoke Tribal Nation Chief Richard Velky, and Tom Rodgers, ...

  2. February 28, 2016 | Gale Courey Toensing

    Sonny Skyhawk Bringing His War Bonnet to Oscars, Fighting for His People

    The millions of television viewers who will watch the 88th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards ceremony tonight might catch a glimpse of a man wearing a long, feathered Indian headdress strolling along the Oscars‘ famous red carpet where Ho ...

  3. November 26, 2015 | Gale Courey Toensing

    Morongo Celebrates 30 Years of Donating Turkeys

    Imagine a barnyard big enough to hold 100,000 turkeys. Now imagine the turkeys roasted to perfection, the meat moist and succulent, the skin golden brown and crisp, surrounded by seasonal side dishes of mashed potatoes, green beans and cranberry sauce. Ho ...

  4. October 27, 2015 | Gale Courey Toensing

    USET Focuses on Economic Development at Annual Meeting

    The United South and Eastern Tribes kicked off its annual meeting Monday (October 26) with a major focus on the organization’s newest initiative: tribal economic development. USET is a 47-year-old nonprofit, intertribal organization representing 26 federa ...

  5. September 21, 2015 | Gale Courey Toensing

    Mashpee Chairman Cedric Cromwell: ‘We have Sovereign Land’

    A reservation proclamation is a beautiful thing. On Friday, September 18, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, whose ancestors met the first wave of invading English settler colonists to arrive on the shores of Cape Cod almost 400 years ago, received notice that ...

  6. September 17, 2015 | Gale Courey Toensing

    Washburn Still Fighting on Recognition, Saving Sacred Sites

    In August, when Washington, D.C., essentially goes on vacation, some in the Nation’s capital continue to work on improving the living conditions for others. Indian Country Today Media Network caught up with Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary – Indian ...

  7. August 05, 2015 | Gale Courey Toensing

    USET Gives a Tentative Thumbs Up to Barrasso’s Carcieri Fix

    There’s a new “ Carcieri fix” in town and a leading tribal organization has provisionally approved it. The United South and Eastern Tribes , which represents 26 tribal nations along the eastern and southern sea coasts said in a statement that S. 1879 , th ...

  8. July 20, 2015 | Gale Courey Toensing

    Grijalva’s Save Oak Flat Bill Boosted by Historic Preservation Listing

    Legislation to save an Apache sacred site from destruction by an international mining company got a helping hand recently when the National Trust for Historic Preservation included the land on its 2015 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. ...

  9. July 20, 2015 | Gale Courey Toensing

    Rambler: ‘Mining Will Never Satisfy Its Appetite’

    In this exclusive interview with ICTMN, San Carlos Apache Tribe Chairman Terry Rambler talks about the tribe’s epic battle to save Oak Flat, its most revered sacred site; he responds to comments made by an executive of Resolution Copper, the company with ...

  10. July 08, 2015 | Gale Courey Toensing

    BIA Reforms Finally Announced: Anti-Indian Forces Show Their Knives

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs has unwrapped its long-awaited package of reformed regulatory procedures and criteria for the federal acknowledgment of Indian tribes. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin K. ...