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Omaha Indian Reservation Celebrates Beginning of Hospital Restoration | Story

The restoration of this historic Walthill Hospital is in the second phase of a three-phase project and will create a community center for the village of Walthill and the Omaha reserve. Courtesy photo Lincoln Journal Star The Omaha Indian Reservation Hospital built by America’s first Indigenous physician celebrated the start of its restoration in Walthill […]

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Ending Native American Reservation Tragedy – Catholic Philly

Sacred art depicts Saint Kateri Tekakwitha among other Catholic saints. The feast of the first Native American saint is July 14. By Richard May • Posted on July 14, 2020 “We have no hope; it will always be like that. – Lakota Sioux resident of the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. *** There are 7 […]

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Nearly half of Oklahoma is an Indian reservation, Supreme Court finds

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that much of eastern Oklahoma remains a Native American reservation, a move that state and federal officials say could plunge Oklahoma into chaos. The court decision 5-4, written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, means that Oklahoma prosecutors do not have the power to initiate criminal proceedings against Native American defendants in […]

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Supreme Court Says Much of Oklahoma Belongs to Indian Reservation

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that much of Oklahoma belonged to Native American tribes in a huge victory for a reservation that challenged the state’s authority to prosecute crimes on its territory. In Decision 5-4, the majority ruled that the disputed area covering approximately half of the state and most of the city of Tulsa […]

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Living on an Indian reservation made me change my mind about Christopher Columbus

As the son of two Italian immigrants, I am proud to be Italian-American. My parents deeply instilled in me the Italian values ​​of family bonding, hard work and frugality. My mom came to America as a teenager and my dad moved into his twenties; they both worked hard to support their families and owned and […]

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Rosebud Indian Reservation under lockdown as tribe has 14 positive COVID-19 cases

Details Through Levi Rickert May 13, 2020 ROSEBUD INDIAN RESERVATION – Sioux Rosebud Tribe President Rodney Bordeaux on Wednesday issued a lockdown for the entire Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota starting at midnight tonight. The lockdown will remain in effect until Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 6 a.m. CDT. The action came after Rosebud […]

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Supreme Court questions whether much of Oklahoma is an Indian reservation

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday over whether much of eastern Oklahoma is an Indian reservation, a question that could have huge consequences for the 1.8 million residents of the region in criminal justice and trade matters. The argument revolved around the grim history of the nation’s treatment of Native Americans and […]

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22,000 marijuana plants discovered at Round Valley Indian Reservation in Mendocino County

Ten people were detained at a large illegal marijuana farm on Tuesday morning on the Round Valley Indian Reservation in Mendocino County, where San Jose detectives searched for clues to a missing man who allegedly worked in the cannabis industry before his disappearance in April. Authorities served a search warrant on the rural parcel of […]

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UW Extension Billboards Promote Health and Fitness on Wind River Indian Reservation | News

March 13, 2020 A billboard featuring Wind River Indian Reservation resident John Pingree in traditional dance attire helps send a culture-specific message of the importance of health and physical activity to people. residents of the reserve. (Photo UW) Two billboards featuring a Native American in traditional dance attire help send a culture-specific message of the […]

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Case moves forward for woman murdered on Spirit Lake Indian Reservation more than three years ago

A Warwick, ND man will proceed with a second degree murder conviction for killing a woman on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation more than three years ago. Investigators have linked Billy Joe Herman and his wife, Crystal Marie Herman, to the crime after the body of Amanda Jean Stach Engst, 36, was found in the […]