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Ken Sandusky, the resource and development director for the Modoc Nation, points to an old well on the Modoc Nation ranch near Tule Lake, Calif. (Photo by Herald and News)

Modoc Nation buy strategic ranchland

The tribe has purchased several properties near the California-Oregon border, intending to develop a presence on lands they were forcibly removed from

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Laws and litigation you should know

Coming up, the new year brings a flurry of Supreme Court cases involving Federal Indian Law. We meet some incredible Indigenous lawmakers. Plus, learn how the Lakota Nation Invitational is more than just a basketball tournament.

FILE - In this March 3, 2021, file photo, Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is held by pharmacist Madeline Acquilano at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Conn. U.S. health officials are weighing next steps as they investigate unusual blood clots in a small number of people given the vaccine -- a one-dose shot that many countries hoped would help speed protection against the pandemic. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

ICT’s most read opinion voices of 2021

From anti-Blackness to COVID to critical race theory, this year’s opinion/editorial contributions generated conversations throughout Indian Country

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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2021 file photo, a hiring sign is placed at a booth for prospective employers during a job fair in the West Hollywood section of Los Angeles. U.S. job growth slowed sharply last month as the highly contagious delta variant disrupted economic activity and employers struggled to find workers. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Let's talk jobs!

Indian Country Today wants to hear from you about jobs, work and life in your community

FILE - In this March 22, 1998 file photo, Yanomami children stand arm in arm in the village of Demini in the Amazon jungle, Brazil. On Monday, May 24, 2021, a Supreme Court justice ordered the government to protect Indigenous populations, including the Yanomami, threatened in recent weeks by illegal miners who appear to have been emboldened by support for their industry from President Jair Bolsonaro. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, File)

Aircraft, fuel key to illegal Indigenous land mining

Tarnished Gold: Indigenous rights groups estimate some 20,000 illegal gold miners are present on a Indigenous reserve that is roughly the same size as Portugal