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article Outdoor Camp For Wind River Reservation Kids Expands
(5/22/2018)
(Wyoming) -- For the third year in a row, students from seven schools on the Wind River Reservation traveled to the Bridger-Teton National Forest to learn outdoor...
article Cultures Connect on Wind River Indian Reservation
(5/15/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Fort Washakie students took a break from books to experience different tribal cultures last week. Students gathered in the school auditorium for a pow-wow.
article New U.S. Attorney vows crackdown on violent crime
(5/3/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming’s recently appointed U.S. attorney says his office is cracking down on violent crime as part of a national reboot of a Bush-era initiative to...
article Arapahoe woman sentenced to 16 years in prison for violent meth crimes
(5/2/2018)
(Wyoming) -- A federal judge sentenced a Wyoming woman Tuesday to more than 16 years in prison for her role in what prosecutors described as a violent methamphetamine...
article Fremont County argues against Supreme Court review of reservation boundary
(4/24/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The Fremont County Attorney's Office has filed a brief in federal court opposing a requested review by the U.S. Supreme Court of an ongoing lawsuit...
article Fremont County argues against Supreme Court review of reservation boundary
(4/23/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The Fremont County Attorney's Office has filed a brief in federal court opposing a requested review by the U.S. Supreme Court of an ongoing lawsuit...
article Indian law professors, Indian Congress join Wind River boundary case
(3/29/2018)
(Wyoming) -- A group of Indian law professors and the National Congress of American Indians have joined the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes' request for...
article Wind River Tribes Worked Hard To Convince Governor To Veto Infrastructure Bill
(3/24/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Advocates for the Wind River tribes say they were relieved to hear that Wyoming Governor Matt Mead vetoed a bill that would have given stiff fines and jail...
article Wind River Tribes Worked Hard To Convince Governor To Veto Infrastructure Bill
(3/23/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Advocates for the Wind River tribes say they were relieved to hear that Wyoming Governor Matt Mead vetoed a bill that would have given stiff fines and jail...
article Pedestrian death near Riverton ruled accident
(2/24/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The death this month of an American Indian woman involved in a vehicle-pedestrian collision south of Riverton has been ruled an accident by the Fremont...
article Wind River Internet Working to be the Fastest Internet Provider in Fremont County
(1/24/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Wind River tribes are making major moves to increase revenue on the reservation. We spoke with Riverton and tribal officials about their new projects....
article Roaming in the buffalo’s home
(1/21/2018)
(Wyoming) -- There is a memorable scene in tense 2017 thriller Wind River, in which Elizabeth Olsen’s character is warned: “This isn’t the land of back...
article Shoshone Business Park Takes One Step Closer to Becoming a Reality
(1/15/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Shoshone Tribal members are moving closer to an economic development plan on the Wind River reservation. News 13's Raven Ford spoke with Shoshone...
article New Wind River Reservation tribal court set to open
(1/15/2018)
(Wyoming) -- A new Wind River Tribal Court begins operating on the Wind River Reservation on Tuesday, replacing the former Court of Indian Offenses. The Riverton Ranger...
14 Total Articles on this Issue

Land Issues

article AG argues against Supreme Court review of tribal boundary case
(5/21/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes have not posed "any new or significant concern about the law of reservation diminishment" that...
article Wyo. City, County Urge Justices To Snub Tribes' Land Suits
(4/21/2018)
(Wyoming) -- A Wyoming county and city urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to reject bids by two Native American tribes to overturn a Tenth Circuit decision that...
article MORON ALERT: Cheney bill aims to preserve monument name
(3/18/2018)
(Wyoming) -- A bill that will protect the country’s first national monument from a name change passed the House Natural Resources Committee this week with the help...
article Tribes ready case on reservation border issue
(2/21/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes will ask the U.S. Supreme Court this week to review a 2017 decision that determined Riverton and other...
article Tribes Stand Their Ground for Grizzly Bears — and Us
(2/5/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming is the first Northern Rockies state to initiate a hunting season for grizzly bears in over 40 years. Yet hunting grizzlies is an anathema to 850,000...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Northern Cheyenne

article Wyoming set to vote on historic grizzly hunt; only one hunter would be allowed at a time in core area
(5/20/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming’s wildlife commission will vote Wednesday on the first grizzly hunt in more than 40 years, but if approved, only one bear hunter would be...
article Northern Arapahoe Council backs away from self-insurance plan
(3/23/2018)
(Wyoming) -- After substantial backlash from employees, the Northern Arapaho Business Council is reneging on its announcement to move its employees off the Federal...
article Northern Arapaho Tribe Pursues Self-Funded Health Insurance
(3/22/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe has announced it will no longer use the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program but instead will self-insure tribal employees in...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Fort Laramie Treaty

article "We're Simply Here:" Tribes Turn Out For Treaty Commemoration
(5/4/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Over the last few weeks, Native Americans from across the Northern Plains have been traveling toward Fort Laramie National Historic Site in Wyoming. They...
article Activist at treaty grounds
(5/4/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Native American tribal members from around the country gathered with state and federal officials at Fort Laramie last weekend to commemorate the 150th...
article Tribes mark 150th anniversary of treaty
(5/2/2018)
(Wyoming) -- 150 years ago, Native American tribes from across the region came together at Fort Laramie to sign the 1868 treaty, in hopes it would bring peace to the...
article Photos: Tribes mark 150th anniversary of the Treaty of Fort Laramie
(4/30/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Photos from the 150th Anniversary of the Treaty of Fort Laramie event at the national historic site on Saturday, April 28, 2018. The U.S. government took...
article Tribes Gather For Treaty Anniversary
(4/30/2018)
(Wyoming) -- A large gathering of South Dakota tribal members are honoring the spirit of their ancestors who signed the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie 150 years ago. Many...
article Amid Keystone XL Fight, The Lakota Treaty Of Fort Laramie Turns 150
(4/29/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Native Americans from across the Northern Plains are gathering at Fort Laramie, Wyo., this weekend to mark the 150th anniversary of a treaty between the...
article Fort Laramie commemorates signature of famous treaty
(4/29/2018)
(Wyoming) -- In mid-1800s America, conflict was brewing in the West. Wars broke out after settlers, miners, wagon trains and troops were moving west on the Oregon and...
article Honoring the Spirit: tribes, government commemorate 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty
(4/29/2018)
(Wyoming) -- State, federal and tribal leaders met at the Fort Laramie National Historical Site this weekend to commemorate the sesquicentennial signing of the 1868...
article Photos: Fort Laramie Treaty 150th Anniversary
(4/29/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Photos from the 150th Anniversary of the Fort Laramie Treaty event at the national historic site Saturday, Apr. 28, 2018.
article Wyoming commemorates historic 1868 Native American treaty
(4/28/2018)
(Wyoming) -- For many Native American tribes in the West, the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 stands out in a list of broken agreements. It wasn't the treaty that was so...
article Treaty of 1868 to be celebrated with commemorative ride
(4/27/2018)
(Wyoming) -- 150 years ago much of America was left as open land; unchartered and unnamed. The northern Great Plains were a place of curiosity, beauty, and danger. Grass...
article Tribes gather for public commemoration of 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty
(4/27/2018)
(Wyoming) -- For many Native American tribes in the West, the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 stands out in a list of broken agreements. It wasn’t the treaty that was...
12 Total Articles on this Issue

Crow Tribe

article Reservation school gets a new building for art classes, Crow culture program
(5/2/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The arts and Crow Studies programs at Wyola Public School just got a boost in the form of a bright blue modular outbuilding. The new structure, which was...
1 Article on this Issue

Opioid Crisis

article Arapaho tribe's opioid lawsuit merged with Ohio case
(4/21/2018)
(Wyoming) -- he Northern Arapaho Tribe's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers has been joined with nearly 600 other cases that have been consolidated in the federal...
article Lack Of Health Funding Led To Opioid Crisis On Reservations
(4/16/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The opioid crisis has hit Native American communities harder than any other racial group in the country. Overdose deaths in Indian Country are 519 percent...
article Northern Arapaho tribe joins opioid lawsuit
(4/6/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe has joined a growing list of governmental entities nationwide in suing opioid manufacturers and their distributers. The tribe...
article Northern Arapaho Tribe Sues Opioid Companies
(4/4/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe on the Wind River Reservation has filed a lawsuit against some of the country’s biggest opioid manufacturers and...
article Northern Arapaho Tribe sues drug companies, citing opioid epidemic on central Wyoming reservation
(4/3/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe sued several opioid manufacturers and distributors in federal court Monday, claiming the companies knowingly caused a public...
article Northern Arapaho Tribe Sues Drug Companies Over Opioid Epidemic
(4/2/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe has sued six pharmaceutical companies and three drug distributors that do business in Wyoming for the harm done to tribal members...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Wyoming judge decides oil and gas firms will not have to comply with controversial emissions rule
(4/8/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Oil and gas firms will not have to comply with a signature environmental rule from the Obama era, a federal judge in Wyoming decided Wednesday. Most have...
article WY Judge Pauses Standards to Cut Natural Gas Waste but Ignores Key Considerations
(4/4/2018)
(Wyoming) -- A Wyoming judge today ruled that Bureau of Land Management (BLM) standards to reduce the waste of natural gas on public and tribal lands should be paused...
article Wyoming Now Third State to Propose ALEC Bill Cracking Down on Pipeline Protests
(2/21/2018)
(Wyoming) -- On the heels of Iowa and Ohio, Wyoming has become the third state to introduce a bill criminalizing the type of activities undertaken by past oil and gas...
article Industry backs bill criminalizing infrastructure ‘interference’
(2/20/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Industry supporters turned out en masse at a legislative committee meeting Friday to support a bill that will impose severe penalties on protesters and...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article Anti-protest bill was rollercoaster
(3/22/2018)
(Wyoming) -- I can cover the highs and lows of the recent legislative budget session and only discuss one bill. One terrible zombie monstrosity from out-of-state that...
article Ranchers lead opposition to ‘critical infrastructure’ bill
(3/9/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Ranchers in the House led opposition to the controversial “critical infrastructure” bill, saying it would give energy companies a powerful...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Shakopee Mdewakanton

article CHAPS received donation from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
(2/9/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Children, Horses and Adults in PartnerShip announced that the nonprofit received a $2,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community recently. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Supreme Court

article Wyoming tribes have month to petition Supreme Court
(2/8/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming's two tribes have until March 7 to file a petition for the U.S. Supreme Court to review the Riverton boundary case. Supreme Court justice Sonia...
1 Article on this Issue

Enrollment

article Efforts to boost Native American enrollment showing results
(1/20/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Members of the Northern Arapaho Business Council requested help funding a scholarship for members of their tribe during a University of Wyoming Board of...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Native Tribes to State: No Grizzly Trophy Hunts
(5/22/2018)
(Wyoming) -- In preparation for a vote this week on a proposed grizzly bear hunting season, tribal nations from across Wyoming, seven other states and two Canadian...
article Tribes faces Wyoming resistance to Yellowstone name changes
(5/16/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The U.S. Board on Geographic Names could decide this summer to change two names in Yellowstone National Park that Native Americans say memorialize a racist...
article Tribes meet Wyoming resistance to Yellowstone name changes
(5/15/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The U.S. Board on Geographic Names could decide this summer to change two names in Yellowstone National Park that Native Americans say memorialize a racist...
article University of Wyoming might offer tribal leadership degree
(5/2/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The University of Wyoming has a bachelor's degree program in tribal leadership in the works. The Daily Ranger reported Monday that the potential program...
article Tribal leadership degree in the works at UW
(5/1/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The University of Wyoming has a bachelor's degree program in tribal leadership in the works. The potential program is the result of efforts at Central...
article US Won't Restore Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Protections
(4/28/2018)
(Wyoming) -- U.S. officials will not restore federal protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, despite a court ruling that called into question the government'...
article Training Aims To Ease Pain Of Native American Historical Trauma
(4/24/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Native American students, faculty, and staff at the University of Wyoming in Laramie recently participated in a wellness training. The idea was to explore...
article Game and Fish targets a record 58 wolves
(4/24/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming’s 2018 wolf hunt will target more animals than in any other modern season and will boost the number of wolves that hunters can kill from one...
article Sculpture on Exhibit at Sage Gallery
(4/21/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Sculpture by Allan Houser is on exhibit now through May 29 at the SAGE Community Arts Fine Art Gallery in downtown Sheridan. SAGE Executive Director Kate...
article G&F targets a record 58 wolves
(4/21/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming’s 2018 wolf hunt will target more animals than in any other modern season to date, and will boost the number of wolves that hunters can kill...
article Anti-grizzly hunters still ask for answers
(4/18/2018)
(Wyoming) -- An assortment of hunting outfitters, wildlife guides, photographers and professional conservationists came out Tuesday night to learn more about plans for...
article The Brinton to host symposium on Treaty of Fort Laramie
(4/10/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The Brinton Museum will host an educational symposium Saturday to accompany the exhibition marking the 150th anniversary of the Treaty of Fort Laramie.
article Grizzly conservation should reflect tribal input as well as best available science
(4/7/2018)
(Wyoming) -- When the state of Wyoming proposed a new grizzly bear hunt in March, the first in the lower 48 states in more than four decades, the timing was especially...
article Grijalva: Grizzly conservation should reflect tribal input as well as best available science
(4/6/2018)
(Wyoming) -- When the state of Wyoming proposed a new grizzly bear hunt in March, the first in the lower 48 states in more than four decades, the timing was especially...
article My Name Is... Buffalo Soldier Wolf-Villa
(3/26/2018)
(Wyoming) -- I’m a 2006 graduate of Arapahoe High School, and a member of the Arapaho tribe. My family and members of the tribe visit every other year to renew the ties...
article Aid coordinator: Native students receive fewer Hathaway awards
(3/26/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees once again discussed the Northern Arapaho Scholarship — as well as a request to waive tuition for the historic...
article Speech, unique performance focus on revitalizing Native American culture
(3/21/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Native American culture has received much attention at Sheridan College this school year, for reasons both good and bad. The awareness began in October when...
article Talk on Cody’s Native American friends
(3/21/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Guest speaker Hunter Old Elk will lecture on Buffalo Bill Cody’s friendship with prominent Native Americans at the next meeting of the Pahaska Corral...
article Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
(3/20/2018)
(Wyoming) -- It might soon be grizzly bear hunting season in Wyoming. In the wake of a Trump administration decision last summer to remove the bear from the endangered...
article Second Arrest In Two Weeks At Stephen's Creek Facility In Yellowstone
(3/19/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Two people were arrested Friday morning at the Stephen’s Creek facility in Yellowstone National Park. This is the second arrest in two weeks and the fourth...

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