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If the governor legalizes online gambling in North Dakota through amendments to the state's compacts with the tribe, expect lawsuits to fly on multiple fronts.
A free society should stand in opposition to monopolies. Even those pursued as a way to amend the grievous sins of the past.
The 2022 inductees are being honored for achievements in leadership, military and sports categories.
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A family's story on how churches and the United States government affected generations of Native Americans through nearly 150 years of the boarding school system.
The U.S. Board on Geographic Names will vote on final replacement names for the nearly 700 identified geographic places this September.
The July 24-30 trip will include at least five encounters with native people as Francis makes good on a promise to apologize on their home territory for the Church's role in the state-sanctioned schools, which sought to erase indigenous cultures.

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Thorpe, a Native American and one of the 20th century's greatest athletes having also played professional baseball and American football.
The speculation began last month, after a leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court opinion suggested the court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that guaranteed the right to an abortion nationwide. Indigenous abortion rights advocates say the questions have mostly come from non-Native people: “All of a sudden, this issue that’s going to impact white women too — or impact white women more broadly — now we’re being seen as the potential savior."
The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation voted in 2013 to allow alcohol, but reports in 2017 say authorities never enacted the vote, leaving it the last dry reservation in South Dakota.

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