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Articles by Renae Ditmer
By Renae DitmerThe generally nonpartisan Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs took a sharp turn to the right at its July 13 oversight hearing on trust land.
By Renae DitmerU.S. House appropriators are temporarily finding their efforts stymied to curb dramatic cuts to American Indian programs proposed by the Trump budget.
By Renae DitmerContrary to popular opinion, the fight over the fate of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) is not over. In reality, it is just beginning. Oil will continue to flow while environmental justice issues are resolved. On June 14 Judge James Boasberg of U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. had directed U.S....
By Renae DitmerWhy haven't tribes that tout their mission as sustaining seven future generations set the standard for foster care in the United States?
By Renae DitmerWhoever coined the phrase “Indian Giver” owes Indian Country an apology in more ways than one. While often seen largely as recipients of philanthropy, many Tribes and Tribal entities report giving millions of dollars in cash and kind to Native American groups and individuals as well as to non-Indian...
By Renae DitmerThe fallout from the firing of FBI Director James Comey rippled throughout the Senate at Committee hearings were put on hold.
By Renae DitmerTribal leaders allege they've been ignored in their attempts to discuss Bears Ears National Monument with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.