A-dae Vena Romero & Raymond Foxworth
11/4/13

On November 1, 2013, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits were cut following the expiration of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act....

Rob Capriccioso
9/4/13
Tribal concern is brewing over a proposed plan by lawyers who settled the Keepseagle Native American farmer lawsuit that would allow the lawyers to create an agricultural foundatio...
ICTMN Staff
6/4/13
On May 31, Thomas Vilsack, secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture, announced the appointment of two prominent American Indians to positions within the USDA...
ICTMN Staff
5/24/13
The Cherokee Nation and United States Department of Agriculture will create a working group to study whether bringing a large-scale red meat processing to northeastern Oklahoma is ...
Ruth Hopkins
5/7/13

Welcome to the laboratory-rat cage, folks. We’re all being experimented on by Monsanto and the federal government.

In April, President Barack Obama signed HR 933 into law. While this appropriations bill was fairly standard, a biotech rider included in it was not....

Rob Capriccioso
5/6/13
The most respected newspaper in the country has pointed out the sour political undercurrent in the 2011 Keepseagle settlement that awarded $760 million to Native American farmers f...
ICTMN Staff
2/1/13
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack strengthened the consultation and coordination process with Indian tribes by signing a Departmental Regulation that “establishes over-arching Depa...
Darlene L. Barnes
1/20/13

On November 28, 2012, Indian Country Today Media Network published this article on the diabetes problem in the Native American community....

Gale Courey Toensing
12/13/12
Four federal government departments have signed a five-year agreement to work together to improve the protection of Indian sacred sites on federal lands and tribal access to them...
Cole R. DeLaune
11/1/12

To a certain species of political observer, the popular impulse when confronted with ideological complexity is to see past any suggestion of nuance to a profitable corollary....

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