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Mining & Drilling

article Oil companies accused of racial discrimination at Wyoming site
(7/5/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Equal Opportunity Commission and employees of Dart Energy and J&R Well Service are suing, accusing the companies of racial discrimination on job...
1 Article on this Issue

Wind River

article TripAdvisor honors hotel
(6/20/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Wind River Hotel and Casino was honored by TripAdvisor with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence award. TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site...
article Anti-sovereignty group brings its twisted message to Riverton
(6/17/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Citizens Equal Rights Alliance (CERA) took its long-running road show to Riverton last weekend to tell members of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern...
article Dispute over Wyoming tribal boundary stirs debate
(6/16/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Representatives of Wyoming tribes and a national group dedicated to ending tribal sovereignty held a lively but civil debate over a boundary dispute...
article Group urges leaders to stand up to EPA on Riverton boundary ruling
(6/14/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Members of the Citizens Equal Rights Alliance began their weekend conference in Riverton by encouraging local leaders to stand up to the EPA on a ruling...
article Group, tribal leaders debate federal decision that Riverton-area lands are part of reservation
(6/14/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Representatives of Wyoming tribes and a national group dedicated to ending tribal sovereignty held a lively but civil debate over a boundary dispute...
press release University of Wyoming Indian law professor: CERA’s legal arguments ‘don’t hold water’
(6/14/2014)
(Wyoming) -- An anti-Indian group rallying in Riverton this weekend promotes legal theories that clash with the U.S. and Wyoming Constitutions, University of Wyoming...
article Anti-sovereignty group to stage meetings over EPA ruling today and tomorrow in Riverton
(6/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A meeting of the Citizens Equal Rights Alliance scheduled for this morning at Riverton City Hall, and a workshop at the Fremont County Fairgrounds over the...
article Convention on tribal policy causes open-meeting dispute in Riverton
(6/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A closed meeting Friday of the Citizens Equal Rights Alliance, local government officials and the media in Riverton City Hall is raising a dispute over the...
article Northern Arapaho Business Council urges civility toward anti-Indian group
(6/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho leaders today urged tribal members to show restraint while the anti-Indian group Citizens Equal Rights Alliance (CERA) rallies in Riverton...
article Small turnout for CERA Workshop at Riverton City Hall; EPA decision said to be unconstitutional
(6/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Fremont County Commission Chairman Doug Thompson was the first presenter at a Citizens Equal Rights Alliance (CERA) workshop for elected leaders, law...
article Group's arrival sparks concern among tribes
(6/12/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Tensions have long existed between residents of Riverton and the nearby Wind River Indian Reservation. But they've reached a new level in recent months...
article Sex offender addresses verified on Wind River Reservation
(6/12/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Every sex offender on the Wind River Indian Reservation required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act was located and had...
article Eastern Shoshone tribal liaison steps down, slams Gov. Mead
(6/11/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Eastern Shoshone tribal liaison Sara Robinson announced Monday she is stepping down as the tribe's representative to both the Wyoming Legislature and...
article Robinson to leave Tribal Liaison position; Blasts Legislature and State for disrespect of Tribal peoples
(6/11/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Eastern Shoshone Tribal Liaison Sara Robinson told the Select Committee on Tribal Relations today that she is leaving her position to join the Fremont...
article Northern Arapaho Tribe upset with upcoming event in Riverton with alleged anti-Indian group
(6/9/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A letter sent to Fremont County’s elected officials from the Northern Arapaho Tribe on Thursday is filled with inaccuracies and misinformation,...
article Wind River boundary dispute attracts group
(6/7/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A dispute over a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency decision saying that lands around Riverton are legally Indian Country has spurred a national group to...
press release 'Anti-Indian' advocacy group plans two-day Riverton event
(6/5/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho leaders expressed dismay that the City of Riverton will host an advocacy group known for its efforts to destroy Native American tribal...
article Wind River Hotel and Casino receives TripAdvisor Excellence Award
(6/3/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Wind River Hotel and Casino has been honored by TripAdvisor with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence award. TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel...
article Indian Casino Closest to Yellowstone Park Wins TripAdvisor Award
(6/3/2014)
(Wyoming) -- In the heart of west, Wyoming's biggest casino has received praise from TridAdvisor, the world's largest travel site. The company awards the...
article Tribal health targeting men and youth in new programs
(6/3/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Eastern Shoshone Tribal Health has implemented two new programs with the intent to target specific groups on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Eastern...
article Tribal Relations Committee Meeting
(5/27/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A meeting of the Wyoming Legislature’s Select Committee on Tribal Relations is planned for June Ninth on the Central Wyoming College campus.
article Indian gaming group blasts state, feds for challenging EPA on border
(5/26/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A resolution condemning efforts by state and federal representatives to clarify the boundary of the Wind River Indian Reservation has been passed by the...
article Windfall Enriches Life on a Poor Reservation [sub req'd]
(5/24/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Misty Mann, a single mother raising three children here on the impoverished Wind River Indian Reservation, has long had to cope without money to spare.
article NIGA Takes Stand With Wind River Against Opposing State Legislation
(5/21/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The National Indian Gaming Association has promised to fight a proposed bill that would terminate 170,000 acres of the Wind River Reservation and set a...
press release National Indian Gaming Association condemns Wind River termination bill
(5/16/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The National Indian Gaming Association this week condemned efforts by the State of Wyoming and its congressional delegates to terminate 170,000 acres of the...
article WY Farm Bureau Files against EPA on Indian Ruling
(5/14/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Wyoming Farm Bureau last week challenged the decision of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant the Northern Arapahoe Tribe and the...
article Reservation Boundary Symposium
(5/5/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho leaders have invited Governor Matt Mead, the state’s congressional delegation and others to a symposium tomorrow in Riverton to learn...
article Report Suggests That Problems Exist At The Northern Arapaho Department Of Family Services
(5/2/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The tribes on the Wind River Indian Reservation run their own family services agencies, funded by the tribes themselves, federal grants and contracts with...
article Tribal settlement money evident in increased car sales locally
(5/2/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Vehicle sales saw a bump in Fremont County as Northern Arapaho tribal members began receiving settlement checks from a lawsuit over mineral royalties.
article Banks say settlement check transactions are going 'smoothly'
(4/29/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Many banks in Riverton saw a lot of activity Wednesday when oil and gas settlement checks of $6,300 were delivered to roughly 9,700 Northern Arapaho tribal...
article Wind River Indian Reservation sees first checks arrive in $157 million settlement
(4/23/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The first installment in a $157 million federal settlement began to pour into the Wind River Indian Reservation on Wednesday, as members of the Northern...
article Northern Arapaho Tribe invites Gov. Mead to ‘Mending Fences’ symposium regarding the reservation boundary dispute
(4/22/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho leaders today reportedly invited Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, the state’s congressional delegation, and others to a May 6 symposium in...
article Wind River Tribes Plan Ahead For Settlement Checks
(4/22/2014)
(Wyoming) -- In 2012, the tribes who share the Wind River Indian Reservation, the Eastern Shoshone and the Northern Arapaho Tribes, came to a settlement with the federal...
article Big settlement checks due for Arapahos next week; Shoshone process delayed
(4/17/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Business Council has released a public notice stating that long-awaited mineral settlement checks will be mailed to enrolled tribal...
article Money Heads To The Wind River Indian Reservation
(4/17/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Long-awaited money from a settlement on the Wind River Indian Reservation is finally on its way. The 157 million dollar settlement between the tribes and...
article Tribe has 'grave concerns' about fed legislation on reservation border
(4/9/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe continues to "slam" drafted federal legislation that would clarify the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
article Wyoming Senator Drafts Bill ‘To Clarify’ Reservation Borders
(4/9/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming and the tribes who share the Wind River Indian Reservation in the state are still waiting for their day in court to resolve a border dispute on the...
article Enzi to EPA: Butt out of Wyoming borders
(4/8/2014)
(Wyoming) -- U.S. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) is planning on introducing legislation to clarify the boundaries of Wind River Indian Reservation, which were adjusted by the...
article GOP candidates announce; party opposes EPA border opinion
(4/8/2014)
(Wyoming) -- With the announced retirement of State Rep. Patrick Goggles, D-Ethete, two Republican candidates have announced they are running for the seat. Daniel...
article Northern Arapaho Leaders Slam Draft Bill on WRIR Boundary
(4/7/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho leaders Monday condemned draft legislation they say would terminate a portion of the Wind River Reservation.
press release Northern Arapaho Leaders Slam Draft Bill
(4/7/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho leaders Monday condemned draft legislation they say would terminate a portion of the Wind River Reservation.   The Northern Arapaho...
article Wyoming tribe leaders blast U.S. Senate draft bill
(4/6/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Tribe leaders are opposing a bill co-sponsored by Wyoming's congressional delegation regarding the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
article Tribal leaders blast U.S. Senate draft bill
(4/4/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe issued a statement calling on "all tribes" to oppose a bill cosponsored by Wyoming's congressional delegation...
article Enzi, Barrasso start legislation saying Riverton not part of reservation
(4/2/2014)
(Wyoming) -- U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) are drafting a bill to clarify the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation. The move comes after the...
article New group wants to build relationships as EPA ruling plays
(4/2/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A new group formed recently on the Wind River Indian Reservation is looking to advocate for unity in Fremont County.
45 Total Articles on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Association

article N.I.G.A. Condemns Wind River Termination Bill
(5/20/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The National Indian Gaming Association is condemning efforts by the State of Wyoming and its congressional delegation to terminate the disputed 170,000...
1 Article on this Issue

Water Issues

article LETTER: Water compact: Lawsuit attempts to rewrite history
(4/21/2014)
(Wyoming) -- You recently printed a letter from a compact proponent who concluded that because the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have had past success in the...
1 Article on this Issue

Cobell

article Enrolled Arapahoes to begin receiving settlement monies; Checks to be mailed on 21st
(4/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Business Council today announced that settlement checks for enrolled members will be mailed on April 21st.
article Northern Arapahoe Finally Get Settlement Checks
(4/11/2014)
(Wyoming) -- There’s good news for the Northern Arapaho Nation in Wyoming. The check is in the mail. A case involving the sale and consolidation of Native American...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Health Disparities Roundtable set for Thursday in Riverton
(7/23/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A workshop planned on Thursday of this week will address the issue of health disparities on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The all-day event is planned...
article Reservation youth to debut new Suicide Prevention PSA this evening in Riverton
(7/23/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Eastern Shoshone Suicide Prevention Program (ESSPP) for a second year in a row has teamed with KTWO-TV (K2) in Casper to produce a professional public...
article Teen allegedly run over on Wind River Indian Reservation; FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office investigating
(7/23/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Bureau of Indian Affairs are investigating an incident that occurred late Tuesday...
article BREAKING: FBI seeking information in mysterious disappearance of Jared Little Whiteman
(7/11/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Have you seen this man? The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of...
article Fire burns near Medicine Lodge archaeological site
(7/8/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Firefighters have put out a wildfire that burned 19 acres of grassland near the Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site on the western slope of the Bighorn...
article $5,000 reward offered for suspect in disappearance of man last seen on reservation in Wyoming
(7/8/2014)
(Wyoming) -- $5,000 is now being offered as a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for the disappearance of a man from a...
article FBI searches for man missing from Wind River Indian Reservation since June
(7/8/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation in Denver is searching for a Wyoming man who disappeared from the Wind River Indian Reservation in June.
article Wyoming Infant Mummy Has Blond Hair, Native American DNA
(7/7/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A mummy discovered around 1929 is a rare example of a mummified baby that was born with anencephaly around 500 years ago, scientists say.
article LETTER: Case: Give barter a try on reservation-community issues
(7/2/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Editor: Regarding the June 29 responses to your Open Air question, “How should the Wind River Indian Reservation and surrounding communities work out...
article Northern Cheyenne women learn the lost art of brain-tanning buffalo
(6/20/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Clouds collect over Inyan Kara Mountain while a gentle breeze combs through the waist-high buffalo grass near the banks of Redwater Creek as six women from...
article Buffalo Bill Center of the West Presents TEXTURED PORTRAITS by Native Photographer Ken Blackbird
(6/20/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Ken Blackbird's lineage is Gros Ventre/Assiniboine, and he is an enrolled member of the Fort Belknap Indian Community of Montana.
article New Wild Horse Sanctuary Proposed In Lander
(6/20/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A wild horse sanctuary has been proposed on a 900-acre ranch outside Lander with hopes of providing a haven for as many as 250 horses. Bureau of Land...
article Eastern Shoshone Tribal Liaison Resigns
(6/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Eastern Shoshone tribal liaison has stepped down from her position, saying the governor and legislature were disrespectful to her, both as a woman and...
article Spoonhunter earns doctorate in American Indian studies
(6/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Tarissa Lynn Spoonhunter, an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho and Blackfeet tribes, received her doctoral degree in American Indian studies from the...
article Eastern Shoshone tribal member to release wine label
(6/12/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Mike Eagle, an enrolled Eastern Shoshone tribal member, residing in Nice, Calif., is preparing to release his own wine label this year.
article 300 businesses across Wyoming apply for lottery
(6/7/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A variety of businesses in every county have applied to sell lottery tickets, but the top administrator of the Wyoming Lottery wants to see more before the...
article Northern Arapaho Experience
(6/2/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Wind River Hotel and Casino will host a reception tomorrow (Tuesday) at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate the opening of the 2014 Northern Arapaho Experience...
article Tribal member says he sought proper practice of tribal law
(5/28/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Eastern Shoshone tribal member Wade W. LeBeau came before the Shoshone General Council and Business Council during a council meeting April 5 with an issue...
article State lottery chief taps down revenue expectations
(5/26/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming’s lottery chief has low initial revenue expectations as the games make their debut in the state, the Powell Tribune reports.
article Members honored through books
(5/9/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Sweetwater County Historical Society remembered members through a recent book donation. On Sunday afternoon, members of the historical society gathered...

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