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Tribes Plan For Worst With Looming Budget Cuts

When it comes to the automatic spending cuts that began taking effect this month, federal lawmakers spared programs that serve the nation’s most vulnerable — such as food stamps, Medicare, Medicaid and veterans’ assistance — from hard hits.

03/16/2013

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Santee Tribe To Honor Anniversary Of Executions

While most Americans are celebrating Christmas next week, the Dakota people in Santee, Neb., will be honoring the 150th anniversary of the executions of 38 Dakota Sioux Indians.

12/22/2012

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Judge Tosses Out Tribes’ Lawsuit On Fighting Sioux Nickname

A judge has thrown out a federal lawsuit by a committee of tribal members trying to save the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname, an issue that has been debated on several fronts since the NCAA in 2005 declared the moniker hostile and abusive.

05/02/2012