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Sovereignty and Outdoor Spaces Resources

Interest in outdoor recreation surged during the COVID-19 pandemic; today, the number of Americans adventuring outdoors continues to grow. Unfortunately, the outdoor recreation industry and… Read More

Go to Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: Bad facts make bad law

Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: Bad facts make bad law

If you’ve read the news lately, you’ve likely seen mention of the Supreme Court of the United States’ rulings on several high-profile cases. Read More

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Blood Quantum and Sovereignty Resources

Blood quantum is a complicated, controversial, and personal topic that has major implications for citizenship and belonging in Indian Country. The conversation around blood quantum… Read More

Go to What’s new in Mni Sota Makoce?

What’s new in Mni Sota Makoce?

Our executive director shares his thoughts on what recent state-level changes mean for Indigenous people and nations, and provides action steps you can take to advocate for further improvements. Read More

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Indigenous Wealth Building Resources

We held a virtual event on Indigenous wealth building, “Healing Our Future: Indigenous Wealth Building for Seven Generations,” in October 2021. These resources are based on our event content; we are grateful to our presenters for sharing their insight with us.  Read More

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Tribal Elections and Voting 101

Tribal elections rarely receive mainstream media attention, yet they have important implications for all of us. Having knowledge of how Native nations govern makes it easier to advocate for Tribal sovereignty and build relationships with Native people and nations. Read on for an introductory look at how Tribal elections work and why they matter. Read More

Go to It’s Time to End Public Law 280

It’s Time to End Public Law 280

As part of a suite of harmful Termination-era legislation, the federal government passed what is known as Public Law 280 in 1953. Read on to learn why Public Law 280 is harmful and should be ended in all states. Read More

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McGirt v. Oklahoma and Our Region

On July 9, 2020, the United States Supreme Court announced its highly anticipated decision on McGirt v. Oklahoma. The Court ruled against the… Read More

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Tribal sovereignty and COVID-19

How does Tribal sovereignty operate during COVID-19? Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Tribal nations have set an example for sound, future-oriented policy on a local, state,… Read More