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Native Sun News: Indian farmers question Keepseagle attorneys (08/22)
The plaintiffs of the historic Keepseagle lawsuit that pitted the Native American farmers and ranchers against the United States Department of Agriculture are now questioning the reliability of their own counsel.

Secretary Jewell issues order and guidance on trust relationship (08/21)
Order will help Interior Department bureaus and offices carry out their responsibilities to tribes and individual Indians.

Native Sun News: DOJ backs tribes in ICWA case in South Dakota (08/21)
The Department of Justice filed a brief last week supporting the legal positions of several tribes and parents in their lawsuit against the state of South Dakota for its handlings of a specific part of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

9th Circuit allows Lummi Nation to pursue fishing rights claims (08/20)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the tribe's usual and accustomed fishing grounds still need to be determined.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe gains support for land claim agreement (08/20)
The tribe hopes to add about 4,800 acres to its reservation by acquiring land from willing sellers.

Alaska Native man being treated after being shot by police officer (08/19)
A video uploaded by KYUK-TV shows 31-year-old Aaron Moses swinging a baseball bat at two officers, one of whom shot him in the abdomen.

Al Jazeera: State struggles with Native language voting material (08/19)
Al Jazeera reports on the latest developments in Toyukuk v. Treadwell, a voting rights case that seeks to ensure the state of Alaska provides election materials in Native languages.

Court in California won't let Choctaw girl be placed with relatives (08/19)
The tribe wanted her to placed with blood relatives in Utah.

Another guilty plea comes in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption case (08/19)
Shad Huston paid off corrupt tribal leaders and a gave a $25,000 SUV to a corrupt chairman.

Oglala Sioux Tribe suspends officer who repeatedly used stun gun (08/19)
A video shot by onlookers indicates the officer used the gun more than 10 times on the man, who appeared to be intoxicated.

Leader of Muscogee Nation goes on trial in theft case next month (08/19)
Jury selection is due to begin September 15 and the trial will start September 22.

Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (08/19)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.

Activists won't sue over school's 'Warriors' mascot in Minnesota (08/19)
The National Coalition on Racism in Sports and Media changed its mind after hearing from Ojibwe Olympian Henry Boucha.

Native Sun News: Oglala man's business dealings under scrutiny (08/19)
Recent news reports surrounding the dealings of Raycen Raines has fueled speculation and rumors of what exactly the fairly new tribal member is up to.

Alaska Natives look to Obamacare to cover IHS budget shortfall (08/18)
The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium are testing out a program that basically provides insurance for free.

Hundreds mourn death of six-year-old girl from Nooksack Tribe (08/18)
Jenise Wright was remembered as a happy, outgoing girl who was always smiling and eager to make friends.

Museum in Germany balks at repatriating scalps to tribes in US (08/18)
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has asked for a scalp believe to have come from an Ojibwe ancestor.

Judge dismisses case against Fort Peck Tribes housing official (08/18)
Prosecutors dropped a sexual assault case against Darren Jon Longhair, 24.

Authorities link slaying of Salt River officer to Indian prison gang (08/15)
The tribal police force abruptly pulled out of an anti-gang task force earlier this month.

Cherokee Nation donates $80K to six domestic violence shelters (08/15)
The shelters provide services to Native and non-Native clients in northeastern Oklahoma.

Chippewa Cree man sentenced to 7 1/2 years in corruption case (08/15)
Tony Belcourt admitted that he took bribes and accepted kickbacks when he served as CEO of a tribal corporation.

Reviews: 'Dinosaur 13' portrays Cheyenne River man as a villain (08/15)
Maurice Williams contested the removal of a significant Tyrannosaurus rex specimen from his trust land.

Mississippi Choctaw man killed in police officer-involved incident (08/14)
Jordan Willis, 30, was fatally shot and an officer was stabbed during the incident.

2nd Circuit won't rehear Stockbridge-Munsee land claim lawsuit (08/14)
The tribe can ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case but acceptance is highly unlikely.

Alaska tribes still in contract support costs negotiations with IHS (08/14)
So far, the agency has paid $449 million to settle long-running disputes over self-determination contracts.

Oneida Nation seeks dismissal of lawsuit over failed energy deal (08/14)
The tribe says it wasn't a party to agreements related to a controversial waste recycling plant.

Alaska tribes concerned about police officer brutality complaint (08/13)
The police department in Bethel, Alaska, said it is investigating an incident in which a Native man was injured.

BIA extends comment period on changes to rights-of-way rule (08/13)
Comments are being accepted until October 2 and public meeting will be hold over the telephone on September 17.

Slain six-year-old girl is daughter of woman from Nooksack Tribe (08/13)
A 17-year-old neighbor of the family will be charged as adult for the murder of the young girl.

Couple from Northern Cheyenne Reservation deny meth charges (08/12)
Leslie Bear Comes Out, 32, and Delphine Medicine Horse, 40, are accused of selling the drug in a home where children were present.

Federal judge won't intervene in Caddo Nation leadership dispute (08/12)
Brenda Shemayme Edwards continues to claim control of the tribe although opponents say they removed her through a recall petition.

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe teams up with state troopers at powwow (08/12)
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota holds its 152nd annual powwow this weekend.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation pays $9K fine for campaign donations (08/12)
The tribe acknowledged that its donations to an embattled state senator went over the legal limits.

Narragansett Tribe investigates stabbing at powwow grounds (08/11)
A 37-year-old man was reported to be in serious condition after being stabbed at the powwow grounds.

Suit filed over tasing of nine-year-old from Rosebud Sioux Tribe (08/08)
The mother of the girl is suing the city of Pierre, its police chief and police officers for the October 2013 tasering incident.

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