Three people with stakes in Indigenous voter rights in Oklahoma are looking to the Native American Voting Rights Act,co-introduced by U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) to help address voting and election problems in Oklahoma tribes.
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For years, many Native American tribes have felt their history has not been given its due by schools in Connecticut, a state that takes its name from an Algonquian word meaning “land on the long tidal river.”
Michael Lynn, the Cherokee Nation’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure executive director, has been reappointed to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation Tribal Advisory Board by Oklahoma House of Representatives Speaker Charles A. McCall.
An Arizona tribe that didn't sign a revised gambling compact with the state earlier this year, has filed a lawsuit alleging that a new state law is unconstitutional and left some rural tribes in the cold by excluding them from negotiations hamming out the legislation.
The $164 million appropriated by the Oklahoma Legislature to pay for the state's share of Medicaid expansion remains untouched in a state agency savings account, state legislators learned Monday.
The Cherokee Nation’s Registration Office is extending its closed in-person services another month and plans to re-open to the public on Oct. 4, according to a CN press release.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday rescinded a 19th century proclamation that called for citizens to kill Native Americans and take their property, in what he hopes can begin to make amends for “sins of the past.”
The convicted child rapist emerged from the tree line without warning, walked quickly past the elders who feared him and entered the Navajo home, where his 15-year-old daughter was feeding her pet rabbits.
A Cherokee teenager from Stilwell High School helped propel a team of fellow students to an ethics bowl victory during the Four Star Leadership Academy in July.
More than 150,000 Oklahomans have qualified for Medicaid under an expansion of the program approved by voters, and state health officials say they suspect many more Oklahomans are eligible but haven't yet applied.