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The Assembly of First Nations’ executive committee and national board of directors have voted to immediately suspend AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, the AFN said in a statement on Friday. 

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In an auspicious sign of good things to come, a rare white buffalo was born to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Tribe in Belcourt, North Dakota, on June 16.

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U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen will visit the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. The visit will mark the first time a Treasury secretary has ever visited a tribal nation.

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WASHINGTON — In addition to articles already covered by Native News Online, here is a roundup of other news released from Washington, D.C. that impacts Indian Country during the past week.

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The Sealaska Heritage Institute’s new arts campus was formally opened and dedicated on Wednesday afternoon.

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On Wednesday June 15 the United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Indian Tribe of Texas, determining that the state cannot regulate electronic bingo on reservation lands. 

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Forty five tribal communities will work towards bolstering their Native languages, thanks to a  $7 million boon from the Indian Affairs Office of Indian Economic Development announced today by Assistant Interior Secretary Bryan Newland (Bay Mills Indian Community).

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BILLINGS, Mont. — By a unanimous vote of 15-0, on June 9th the US Board on Geographic Names ended a decade-long struggle to remove the name of Lieutenant Gustavus Cheney Doane from a 10,551-foot peak that towers above the southeastern sector of Yellowstone National Park, east of Yellowstone Lake. 

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MILWAUKEE — A citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin who spent nearly 18 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was finally exonerated of the crime in May.