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Native American politics heat up in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — American Indians in Wyoming increasingly are asserting themselves, fighting for more say on environmental issues and fielding more candidates in state and local elections.

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Wyo. House rejects bill for Tribal health project

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House of Representatives has voted down a bill that would have allowed the state health department to work with tribes on the Wind River Indian Reservation to develop a demonstration health project.

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Judge sentences Wyoming brothers in manslaughter

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge has sentenced two Wyoming brothers to federal prison in connection with the death of an Idaho man.

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Wyoming inmate sues again over eagle feathers

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming inmate is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, claiming agency officials improperly delayed for years sending him eagle feathers he needed for Native American religious purposes.

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Northern Arapaho tribe, feds delay eagle case

Northern Arapaho tribe, feds delay eagle case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A lawsuit between the Northern Arapaho Tribe and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the tribe's fight for a permit allowing it to kill bald eagles for religious purposes is on hold for 60 days while both sides consider implications of a new Wyoming law.

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Fremont County leads Wyoming beer tax hike effort

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Fremont County officials and residents are again behind an effort to increase the state tax on beer to raise money for substance abuse treatment.

March 18, 2013 7:13 pmLoading…
Northern Arapaho Tribe praises pending eagle bill

Northern Arapaho Tribe praises pending eagle bill

CHEYENNE — A bill that would allow falconers to capture golden eagles in Wyoming could offer the Northern Arapaho Tribe a legal way to kill eagles for religious use in its annual Sun Dance.

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Judge rebuffs Northern Arapaho in eagle case

Judge rebuffs Northern Arapaho in eagle case

CHEYENNE — A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acted properly in prohibiting the Northern Arapaho Tribe from killing bald eagles for religious purposes on its central Wyoming reservation.

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Judge hears arguments in Wyoming bald eagle case

Judge hears arguments in Wyoming bald eagle case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge heard arguments Friday in a dispute between two American Indian tribes that share a reservation in Wyoming: One says their religious beliefs demand that they kill eagles for their annual Sun Dance, while the tribe says their religious beliefs demand that the …

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Wyoming tribes seek Yellowstone Park bison from Montana

American Indians in Wyoming have petitioned the state of Montana to give their tribes a group of bison from Yellowstone National Park whose fate has been in limbo since they were relocated to Ted Turner's ranch more than two years ago.

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Eastern Shoshone claim closer ties to land

Eastern Shoshone claim closer ties to land

CHEYENNE — A dispute over the Northern Arapaho Tribe's push for a federal permit to kill bald eagles for religious purposes has prompted the Eastern Shoshone Tribe to assert that it has older, deeper ties to the central Wyoming reservation the two tribes share and that its opposition should …

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Wyoming lawmakers address Indian reservation crime

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers will hear testimony about reducing crime on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

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Wyoming tribes spar over plan to kill bald eagles

Wyoming tribes spar over plan to kill bald eagles

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Northern Arapaho Tribe maintains neither the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service nor the Eastern Shoshone Tribe has the right to prevent its members from killing bald eagles for religious purposes on the central Wyoming reservation the two tribes share.

June 01, 2012 7:03 pmLoading…
Wyoming reviewing tribal eagle permit issues

Wyoming reviewing tribal eagle permit issues

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is evaluating whether it believes the Northern Arapaho Tribe would need state permission to kill bald eagles outside the tribe's reservation.

April 04, 2012 4:00 pm Photos

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Feds say Wyoming tribe's bald eagle permit a first

CHEYENNE — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the permit it issued to the Northern Arapaho Tribe allowing it to kill up to two bald eagles for religious purposes is the first of its kind ever issued to an American Indian tribe.

March 14, 2012 4:45 pmLoading…

Casino revenue up 1% on Wyoming reservation

RIVERTON, Wyo.  — A report on the nation's American Indian casino industry shows that gambling revenue generated by the Wind River Indian Reservation's two tribes grew by 1 percent in 2010 compared to the previous year.

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Federal agency will let Wyoming tribe kill eagles

Federal agency will let Wyoming tribe kill eagles

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has taken the unusual step of issuing a permit allowing an American Indian tribe to kill two bald eagles for religious purposes.

March 13, 2012 2:32 pm Photos

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Wind River program recognized with federal award

RIVERTON, Wyo. — The Wind River Tribal Youth Program in Fort Washakie is the recipient of one of five national awards directed at agencies that help with substance abuse prevention.

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2 men indicted in Arapahoe church arson

CHEYENNE — Two men have been indicted on federal arson charges in connection with the September fire that heavily damaged the Arapahoe Baptist Church on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

October 18, 2011 4:20 pmLoading…
Telano Groesbeck removes stones from inside the sweat lodge

Telano Groesbeck removes stones from inside the sweat lodge

Telano Groesbeck removes stones from inside the sweat lodge in preparation for that night’s sweat. Bringing young people into traditional ceremonies like the sweat lodge is one method the Northern Arapaho Tribe is using to help fight suicide in the tribe.

September 20, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

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