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'Baby' Veronica Taken from her Family and the Cherokee Nation

‘Baby’ Veronica Taken from her Family and the Cherokee Nation

by Aura Bogado on September 24 2013, 12:39PM

No longer a baby, the four-year-old child is now in the care of an adoptive white couple.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Baby Veronica's Father Turns Himself in After Refusing to Hand Her Over

Baby Veronica’s Father Turns Himself in After Refusing to Hand Her Over

by Von Diaz on August 13 2013, 10:15AM

Dusten Brown had a warrant out for his arrest after he failed to show up for a court-ordered hearing to deliver Baby Veronica to the couple that wants to adopt her.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

The Cherokee Nation's Baby Girl Goes on Trial

The Cherokee Nation’s Baby Girl Goes on Trial

by Aura Bogado on April 24 2013, 9:56AM

The Supreme Court’s hearing about the Indian Child Welfare Act last week had everything to do with tribal sovereignty. Here’s why.

Topics: Baby Veronica, History, Politics

Gmail's 57th Supported Language is Cherokee, Its First Native American Tribal Language

Gmail’s 57th Supported Language is Cherokee, Its First Native American Tribal Language

by Jorge Rivas on November 20 2012, 4:36PM

Cherokee has become the first Native American language fully integrated into Gmail.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Cherokee Nation Demands Scott Brown Apologize For 'Downright Racist' Behavior

Cherokee Nation Demands Scott Brown Apologize For ‘Downright Racist’ Behavior

by Jorge Rivas on September 26 2012, 2:17PM

The Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation issued a strongly worded statement Wednesday denouncing the actions of Sen. Scott Brown staffers and supporters at a campaign rally earlier this week.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Dr. Tiya Miles Discusses Cherokee Nation Freedmen Controversy

Dr. Tiya Miles Discusses Cherokee Nation Freedmen Controversy

by Jorge Rivas on September 28 2011, 2:57PM

The McArthur Genius grantee offers her opinion on the Cherokee Nation’s freemen controversy.

Topics: History

U.S. Government Pressures Cherokee Nation to Accept Descendants of Slaves

U.S. Government Pressures Cherokee Nation to Accept Descendants of Slaves

by Jorge Rivas on September 15 2011, 3:57PM

The battle between the Cherokee Nation and the black members recently expelled from membership just got uglier.

Topics: Politics

Cherokee Nation Revokes Tribal Citizenship From Descendants of Slaves

Cherokee Nation Revokes Tribal Citizenship From Descendants of Slaves

by Jorge Rivas on August 24 2011, 10:54AM

The decision will immediately terminate the tribal citizenship of about 2,800 so-called “non-Indians.”

Topics: History

Cherokee Nation Court Rules in Favor of Descendents of Slaves

Cherokee Nation Court Rules in Favor of Descendents of Slaves

by Jamilah King on January 18 2011, 12:47PM

Court says that descendants of freedman are members, too.

Topics: Politics

Wilma Mankiller, Cherokee Leader and Activist, Passes Away

by Julianne Hing on April 7 2010, 1:25PM

Wilma Mankiller, the first woman elected chief of the Cherokee Nation, passed away yesterday at the age of 64. Mankiller served as principal chief from 1985 to 1995, and is credited with revitalizing the Cherokee community by prioritizing strong social…

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