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Government Shutdown: Tribes suffer job losses, bad roads etc
To some people, a government shutdown is inconvenient; they can’t visit a museum, and many national parks are closed. But to many people in Indian Country, a government shutdown can be a matter of life or death. By Deb Krol
Native woman in coma gives birth at facility, DNA sought
A 29-year-old Native woman in a vegetative state who has given birth last month at the Phoenix-based medical facility Hacienda Healthcare has been confirmed by the San Carlos Apache Tribe to be an enrolled member. DNA is being sought from male staff.
Does a treaty mean what it says? Supreme Court to decide
The question before the Supreme Court Tuesday is an old one. And a simple one. Does a treaty really mean what it says? Clayvin Herrera, Crow Nation, was exercising his hunting rights under the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 when cited by Wyoming.