United Tribes of Michigan
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SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, based in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., is using part of its CARES Act funds to assist its tribal citizens directly. On Monday, July 6, the tribe’s board of directors approved $3.5 million to be used to provide emergency financial assistance to Sault Tribe members through the tribe’s Anishinaabek Community and Family Services.

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KLAMATH, Calif. — There’s a reason the Yurok Reservation has zero cases of COVID-19, according to its leaders: tribal sovereignty.

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PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION — The Oglala Sioux Tribe’s tribal council has voted to ban President Donald Trump and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem from Mount Rushmore.  

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WASHINGTON — American Indian tribes in California’s Klamath Basin praised Monday’s decision by the United States Supreme Court not to hear the Klamath Project irrigators’ Fifth Amendment water rights case, Baley v. United States.

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WASHINGTON — The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe won a victory in a federal district court on Friday in its battle with the Trump administration to retain its tribal land in trust.

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WASHINGTON — On Friday, a federal judge ruled in favor of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in its battle with the Trump administration to retain its tribal land in trust.

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A team of researchers from three leading universities released a proposal for fairly allocating $8 billion earmarked for tribal governments under Title V of the CARES Act.  

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Lending support of the Mashpee Wampanoag in its fight to preserve its land in trust status, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), along with other members of Congress, filed a bicameral, bipartisan amicus brief with the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia on Wednesday.

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WASHINGTON — A government plan to disestablish the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s reservation has been put on a temporary hold after lawyers for the U.S. Dept. of Interior agreed it would refrain from taking the Tribe’s land out of trust for 45 days.  

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WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of 18 Congressional members have sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell demanding an immediate vote on House legislation that would protect the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe from a federal government effort to disestablish their reservation