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article Wind River BIA Police Officer Charged With Kidnapping
(4/27/2016)
(Wyoming) -- A Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer from Wind River Reservation in Wyoming was slapped with federal kidnapping charges last week, according to the...
article Wyoming tribal members hope Nebraska ruling will help Riverton case
(3/27/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a Nebraska town of mostly non-American Indian residents is part of the Omaha Indian Reservation – a decision...
article Authorities have identified two Wind River Indian Reservation residents who died after falling about 40 feet from a bridge at a Wyoming dam
(3/3/2016)
(Wyoming) -- Authorities have identified two Wind River Indian Reservation residents who died after falling about 40 feet from a bridge at a Wyoming dam.
article Tribal Housing
(3/2/2016)
(Wyoming) -- Wind River reservation tribes have received millions of federal dollars to improve housing, over half of which pays for employee wages.
article Man accused of murdering wife in front of children on reservation
(11/27/2015)
(Wyoming) -- Federal authorities charged a man this week with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing his wife in front of their children. Koby Dean...
article Man charged after fatal shooting on Wind River Reservation
(11/26/2015)
(Wyoming) -- Investigators say a man accused of shooting his wife to death in front of the couple's children on the Wind River Indian Reservation was upset over an...
article Judges must decide Wyoming's Wind River boundary dispute
(11/17/2015)
(Wyoming) -- A panel of federal judges in Denver heard arguments Tuesday over whether the Wyoming city of Riverton and surrounding lands remain legally Indian Country....
article Lawyers argue Wind River boundary dispute before judges
(11/16/2015)
(Wyoming) -- A bitter dispute pitting Wyoming state government against two Indian tribes goes before a panel of federal judges this week to determine whether the City of...
article Lawyers argue Wind River boundary dispute before judges
(11/14/2015)
(Wyoming) -- A bitter dispute pitting Wyoming state government against two Indian tribes goes before a panel of federal judges next week to determine whether the City of...
article Organizers seek local input on Wind River Reservation agriculture plan
(11/14/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes want to develop a plan for agriculture on the Wind River Reservation. They have a grant from the Bureau of...
article Wyo. Says Claims Aren't Barred In Fight Over Arapaho Border
(10/21/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The state of Wyoming told the Tenth Circuit on Monday the court's recent decision in a separate dispute over a Native American reservation's...
article Environmental projects on the Wind River Reservation subject of public meeting tonight
(8/25/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Environmental Office will host a public meeting tonight to discuss activities on the Wind River Indian Reservation that impact the...
article Wyoming man sentenced to 39 years in prison for Wind River stabbing death
(8/20/2015)
(Wyoming) -- A judge has sentenced to prison one of three people convicted in the stabbing death of a man on the Wind River Indian Reservation last year. U.S. District...
article Legal briefs complete in Indian reservation boundary suit
(8/17/2015)
(Wyoming) -- Lawyers have finished filing mountainous briefs in a case pitting the federal government and two Indian tribes against the state of Wyoming and local...
article Back to School Fun Day held at Wind River Hotel and Casino; All backpacks issued
(8/9/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The kids Back To School Fun Day at the Wind River Hotel and Casino was a huge success again this year and each and every one of the 2,500 kids backpacks...
article Appeals court allows argument from Riverton Hospital in reservation boundary suit
(6/12/2015)
(Wyoming) -- Riverton Memorial Hospital may argue that a federal agency's determination that Riverton and surrounding areas remain Indian Country already is hurting...
16 Total Articles on this Issue

Native Voices

article W. Patrick Goggles: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series
(4/24/2016)
(Wyoming) -- My name is W. Patrick Goggles; my Northern Arapaho name is White Grizzly Bear. I am a former Wyoming state legislator. I represented Wyoming House District...
article A Letter From the Family of Stallone Trosper
(7/26/2015)
(Wyoming) -- We, the family of Stallone Trosper, write from a place of terrible grief and sadness. Saturday, July 18th, Stallone, our beloved son, brother, nephew,...
article ABEYTA: Stallone Trosper taken from us in act of hate
(7/24/2015)
(Wyoming) -- We, the family of Stallone Trosper, write from a place of terrible grief and sadness. Saturday, July 18th, Stallone, our beloved son, brother, nephew,...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Federal fracking rule in hands of federal judge in Wyoming
(4/21/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The future of federal rules aimed at protecting land, water and wildlife from energy-production practices including hydraulic fracturing now rests with a...
article You want to develop clean energy on tribal land? Here's how
(3/23/2016)
(Wyoming) -- Across North America, fossil-fuel extraction and production has long been robbing tribal communities of clean water, clean air and a secure future. The...
article Utes Say Fracking Rule Wrongly Lumps Tribal, Fed. Lands [sub req]
(3/7/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation urged a Wyoming federal court Friday to permanently block the Bureau of Land Management’s...
article Canadians suspend bid to mine near Devil’s Tower
(1/29/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The Canadian company that has proposed to mine rare earth minerals near the culturally significant tribal landmark of Mahto Tipila, or Devils Tower,...
article Montana congressmen rush to keep coal port review on track
(8/1/2015)
(Wyoming) -- With Montana coal exports in jeopardy, the state’s Republican congressmen are asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to ignore an Indian tribe...
article Peabody Energy still chafes at strip-mining protest song
(7/7/2015)
(Wyoming) -- More than 40 years after it was first recorded, a strip-mining protest song still rankles one of the nation's largest coal mining companies.
article Native Sun News: Firm pushes mine by sacred site in Wyoming
(6/24/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The Canadian corporation that wants to start mining 15 miles southeast of Mahto Tipila (Bear’s Lodge also known as Devil’s Tower) announced June...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Native Vote

article Jane Sanders Meets With Northern Arapahoe Tribal Members
(4/6/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday spent time with some Americans whose ancestors were around a long time before there...
1 Article on this Issue

Land Issues

article State: Supreme Court decision lumping Nebraska town in reservation separate from Riverton case
(4/3/2016)
(Wyoming) -- A U.S. Supreme Court decision that concluded a Nebraska village with few American Indian residents is part of the Omaha Indian Reservation shouldn’t...
article Historian’s book delves into Native American land rights
(3/18/2016)
(Wyoming) -- For nearly two decades, Cindy Amrhein has been poring through dusty, old land titles, using them to trace history. What she has discovered, she says, is a...
article East end of 17 Mile Road is now a Wind River Reservation roadway
(9/16/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The first 11.57 miles of 17 Mile Road (Wyoming 137) is officially under the jurisdiction of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes on the Wind...
article Legal briefs complete in Indian reservation boundary suit
(8/16/2015)
(Wyoming) -- Lawyers have finished filing mountainous briefs in a case pitting the federal government and two Indian tribes against the state of Wyoming and local...
article Legal briefs complete in Indian reservation boundary suit
(8/15/2015)
(Wyoming) -- Lawyers have finished filing mountainous briefs in a case pitting the federal government and two Indian tribes against the state of Wyoming and local...
article Wyo. Can't Fight EPA Reservation Border Ruling, Tribe Says [sub req]
(8/12/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe urged the Tenth Circuit on Tuesday to reject the state of Wyoming’s challenge to a U.S. Environmental Protection...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Carlisle School

article Woman seeks relative's remains from Indian boarding school
(3/23/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The headstone sits 1,633 miles from home, arranged in a neat row beside those of the other children. It's smooth and white, the same type of military...
1 Article on this Issue

Residential Schools

article Bring him home: Woman seeks relative's remains from Indian boarding school
(3/20/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The headstone sits 1,633 miles from home, arranged in a neat row beside those of the other children. It’s smooth and white, the same type of military...
article Tribe Seeks to Have Remains Children who Died at Carlisle Boarding School Returned to Wind River Indian Reservation
(12/20/2015)
(Wyoming) -- It is estimated that up to 200 Northern Arapaho students from the Wind River Indian Reservation in central Wyoming died while attending the Carlisle...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

LGBT News

article Man's death follows harassment for being gay
(3/18/2016)
(Wyoming) -- When Jason Marsden was invited to speak in Gillette about issues facing Wyoming’s gay community, the Matthew Shepard Foundation director saw it as an...
article Family members say suicide of a Wyoming gay man result of bullying
(3/9/2016)
(Wyoming) -- On Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. Gillette police were contacted by a woman looking for a friend of hers. She told police she'd last talked to him when he said...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hopi Nation

article COSMIC CAFE: Hope for the Hopi
(2/16/2016)
(Wyoming) -- On a cloudless day here in the Tetons, I sat with Native American elder David Bearclaw Abrams talking about the Hopi Indian Prophecies for the 21st century...
1 Article on this Issue

Instant Horse Racing Terminals

article Wyoming Downs Reopens Historic Racing Games
(11/24/2015)
(Wyoming) -- After a seven-week shutdown, Wyoming Downs announced Nov. 24 that its historic wagering operations had reopened at its off-track betting facilities across...
article Historic horse race gaming resumes in Wyoming
(11/20/2015)
(Wyoming) -- Gaming machines that allow players to bet on historic horse races are switching on throughout the state, after about 50 days of being in the dark. The...
article Wyoming Panel OKs Historical Racing Games
(11/16/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission Nov. 13 approved two companies as historical horse race wagering providers and authorized use of several game themes....
article Is That A Horse Race Or A Slot Machine? Depends On Who You Ask
(10/16/2015)
(Wyoming) -- Historical horse racing machines will remain shut down in Wyoming for at least weeks, and more likely a few months. Since the machines were legalized in...
article Historic horse racing shut down statewide; Wyoming Downs struggles to stay afloat
(10/13/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The historic horse racing terminals are closed for reprogramming, but this closure may last months, and the software repairs affect all the historic horse...
article Wyoming signals more trouble for Historic Racing Machine industry
(10/9/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission (PMC) has shut down all historic horse race terminals in the state after Attorney General Peter K. Michael issued an...
article 'Instant racing' machines shut down in Wyoming, after A.G.'s opinion
(10/7/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The operation of slot machine-like “instant racing” betting machines has been shut down in Wyoming, at least temporarily, reports the Lexington...
article Instant racing shut down in Wyoming; bonus rounds not parimutuel, AG says
(10/5/2015)
(Wyoming) -- Instant Racing, the type of electronic game in use at the recently opened Red Mile and Keeneland gambling parlor, has been shut down in Wyoming, at least...
article Some lawmakers believe historic horse race machines are no different than slots
(8/17/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The terminals were about the size of an arcade game. At the bottom right corner of the screen, a short video of a historic horse race played. In the center...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Shakopee Mdewakanton

article Northern Arapaho Tribe receives $45,000 Grant for Firewood Processor
(7/7/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe has announced receipt of a $45,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) to purchase a Firewood Processor....
article Northern Arapaho Tribe receives $45,000 Grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
(6/30/2015)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe announced Tuesday that they had received a $45,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) of Minnesota. The...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Montana Crow Tribe game warden convicted of poaching elk
(4/30/2016)
(Wyoming) -- A jury has convicted a Montana tribal game warden of poaching in northern Wyoming. After the jury in Sheridan returned its verdict Friday, Circuit Court...
article Poaching trial for Crow tribal member begins in Sheridan
(4/28/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The trial for a Crow tribal member charged with poaching begins Wednesday in Sheridan. Clayvin Herrera is charged with killing antlered game.
article Reservation police officer accused of kidnapping wife released from jail
(4/20/2016)
(Wyoming) -- A Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer accused of chaining his wife in their basement and threatening to kill her has been released from jail pending...
article BIA officer charged in wife's kidnapping released from jail
(4/20/2016)
(Wyoming) -- A former U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer charged with the kidnapping of his wife following an incident at their home on the Wind River Indian...
article University Of Wyoming Native American Students Want More Support
(4/16/2016)
(Wyoming) -- (WYOMING) --  Next month, Laurie Nichols will take over as President of the University of Wyoming. She says one of her priorities is building deeper...
article Native American performer comes to LJHS
(4/15/2016)
(Wyoming) -- All eyes were on Supaman. The Native American artist, whose given name is Christian Parrish Takes the Gun, was a blur of motion and color Wednesday...
article Editorial board: Bring remains back to reservation
(4/14/2016)
(Wyoming) -- Yufna Soldier Wolf is on a difficult mission – one that’s more difficult than it should be. The director of the Northern Arapaho Tribal Historic...
article WyoLotto shares first profits with local governments
(4/5/2016)
(Wyoming) -- While it pales in comparison with the recent billion-dollar Powerball jackpot, the $1 million in state lottery proceeds going to Wyoming cities, towns and...
article Students saved drowning kids in Denver
(4/1/2016)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming Indian High School started the day today recognizing true hero/heroines. Our students Amanda Moss, Elise Kozlovsky, Lauren Antelope, Jada Antelope,...
article Tribal court fails review by Bureau of Indian Affairs
(3/28/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court has failed a program review by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The Ranger of Riverton reports that according to the...
article Buffalo Escape Capture – Spring Migration Underway
(3/26/2016)
(Wyoming) -- Some positive news has come out of the efforts of Yellowstone buffalo capture. Buffalo Field Campaign (BFC) reports that two days after its heartbreaking...
article Curfew imposed on Northern Cheyenne Reservation following shootout
(3/24/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The state of emergency that was enacted on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation on Monday now includes a curfew. Tribal President Llevando Fisher...
article N. Cheyenne leaders enact reservation curfew after midday gunfight on Saturday
(3/23/2016)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Cheyenne tribal leaders issued another state of emergency order on Wednesday, this one imposing a strict curfew for all tribal members. The second...
article Praise state lottery for gambling addiction acts
(3/23/2016)
(Wyoming) -- It would be inappropriate for me not to acknowledge the most recent comments (WTE, March 18) by the CEO of the Wyoming Lottery on responsible gambling. In...
article Northern Cheyenne president calls for ban of non-tribal members involved in drug activity
(3/22/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Cheyenne Tribal President has called for the banishment of non-tribal members involved in drug-related activity on the reservation following a...
article Shooting prompts Northern Cheyenne officials to declare state of emergency
(3/22/2016)
(Wyoming) -- A drug-related shootout at a Northern Cheyenne business over the weekend has prompted tribal leaders to take drastic measures, according to the tribe’s...
article Yellowstone Begins Bison Capture
(3/3/2016)
(Wyoming) -- Park rangers have begun capturing wild bison in the Stephens Creek trap within Yellowstone National Park. Since February 20, approximately 150 of America...
article Tribal Liaisons Meet with UW American Indian Studies Students, Staff
(3/2/2016)
(Wyoming) -- Sergio Maldonado’s message to University of Wyoming American Indian Studies Program students was direct and to the point, stressing the value of an...
article Northern Arapaho Seek Healing For Historic Boarding School Traumas
(2/26/2016)
(Wyoming) -- It’s standing room only in a large conference room in Riverton, Wyoming. Up front, people mill around a display of old photographs of Arapaho children sent...
article Today's Remaining Native American Boarding Schools Are A Far Cry From Their History
(2/26/2016)
(Wyoming) -- A century ago, children were stolen from their parents and taken to federal boarding schools, where they were abused and stripped of their tribal cultures....

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