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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe drops appeal in Dakota Access lawsuit Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe drops appeal in Dakota Access lawsuit (04/28)
With oil set to flow in a couple of weeks, the tribe is focusing on reversing the Trump administration's approval of the pipeline.
Indigenous activists reclaim nation's capital in defiance of Donald Trump Indigenous activists reclaim nation's capital in defiance of Donald Trump (04/28)
Indigenous activists are reclaiming the nation's capital as they push back against the Trump administration's environmental agenda.
Senate panel takes up bill to bring AMBER Alert funding to tribes Senate panel takes up bill to bring AMBER Alert funding to tribes (04/28)
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) introduced S.772, the AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act, on March 29.
Whiteclay liquor stores must close temporarily amid court battle Whiteclay liquor stores must close temporarily amid court battle (04/28)
The stores near the Pine Ridge Reservation are being advised to stop selling liquor when their licenses expire over the weekend.
Disputed leaders of Nooksack Tribe hit by new Supreme Court decision Disputed leaders of Nooksack Tribe hit by new Supreme Court decision (04/27)
The jury is still out on the new sovereignty decision from the nation's highest court but it's already having an impact in Indian Country.
Whiteclay liquor stores win surprise court ruling on liquor licenses Whiteclay liquor stores win surprise court ruling on liquor licenses (04/27)
A judge in Nebraska gave the owners a big victory, allowing them to continue selling beer near the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Native Sun News Today: Battle over Whiteclay liquor just beginning Native Sun News Today: Battle over Whiteclay liquor just beginning (04/27)
Frank LaMere, who crusaded against alcohol sales in Whiteclay, Nebraska, for more than two decades, broke down into tears.
Mishewal Wappo Tribe loses appeal in federal recognition lawsuit Mishewal Wappo Tribe loses appeal in federal recognition lawsuit (04/26)
The California tribe waited too long after being terminated to bring the case, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Peter d'Errico: Oneida architect offers indigenous approach to law Peter d'Errico: Oneida architect offers indigenous approach to law (04/26)
Indigenous lawyers need to discard ways of solving problems superimposed by western thought, and follow the model of indigenous architects.
Whiteclay liquor stores aim to stay open pending fight for licenses Whiteclay liquor stores aim to stay open pending fight for licenses (04/26)
The stores in the tiny Nebraska town are supposed to shut down when their licenses expire over the weekend.
Former top Bureau of Indian Affairs official joins Washington firm Former top Bureau of Indian Affairs official joins Washington firm (04/25)
Larry Roberts is the latest high-profile addition to Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton.
Third suspect sought in connection with murder of elderly Native man Third suspect sought in connection with murder of elderly Native man (04/24)
The brutal beating of 66-year-old Irvin Sanchez in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is reminiscent of the deaths of two Navajo men.
Mashantucket Tribe expresses interest in growing industrial hemp Mashantucket Tribe expresses interest in growing industrial hemp (04/24)
Hemp production represents a way for the Connecticut tribe to diversify its economy.
Blackfeet Nation citizens approve historic water rights settlement Blackfeet Nation citizens approve historic water rights settlement (04/21)
The agreement confirms and quantifies the tribe's water rights in Montana and authorizes $471 million in investments on the reservation.
Navajo Nation citizen faces death penalty for murder of tribal officer Navajo Nation citizen faces death penalty for murder of tribal officer (04/21)
Historically, the tribe has opposed capital punishment but views have changed in recent years in response to certain cases.
Ramapough Lenape Nation denied permit for anti-pipeline camp Ramapough Lenape Nation denied permit for anti-pipeline camp (04/20)
The Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp is illegal, according to officials in New Jersey.
North Carolina woman sentenced for kidnapping Cherokee children North Carolina woman sentenced for kidnapping Cherokee children (04/20)
The three children were found safe in Mexico in June 2016 after being kidnapped in November 2014.
Cherokee Nation blames pharmaceutical industry for opioid crisis Cherokee Nation blames pharmaceutical industry for opioid crisis (04/20)
The tribe is suing the largest drug companies and drug stores in the United States in tribal court.
Eastern Cherokee citizens support chief amid call for impeachment Eastern Cherokee citizens support chief amid call for impeachment (04/20)
The North Carolina tribe's legislative body is moving ahead with impeachment proceedings
Whiteclay liquor stores ordered to shut down after losing licenses Whiteclay liquor stores ordered to shut down after losing licenses (04/20)
A day many Native people thought would never come finally arrived in Nebraska.
More data needed to address human trafficking in Indian Country More data needed to address human trafficking in Indian Country (04/19)
Of the four federal agencies that investigate or prosecute human trafficking, three aren't required to confirm whether a victim is Native American.
Non-Indian tenant loses bid to stay on Colorado River Reservation Non-Indian tenant loses bid to stay on Colorado River Reservation (04/19)
Another long-running dispute over the boundaries of the reservation appears to have come to an end.
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Citizen retires after 50 years in law enforcement Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Citizen retires after 50 years in law enforcement (04/19)
Harvey Pratt is considered one of the leading forensic artists in the United States, spending 50 years completing thousands of witness description drawings and thousands of soft tissue reconstructions.
Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service (04/19)
Tribal opponents still have time to stop oil from flowing through the controversial project.
Fort Peck Tribes finally gain access to federal criminal databases Fort Peck Tribes finally gain access to federal criminal databases (04/19)
Law enforcement on the reservation in Montana believe the information will help them address drug trafficking and other crimes.
Cronkite News: Attorney General Sessions links sanctuary cities to gangs Cronkite News: Attorney General Sessions links sanctuary cities to gangs (04/19)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeated criticisms of sanctuary cities, calling them a threat to U.S. safety that “dangerously undermine” efforts to stop transnational criminal gangs.
Bill brings funding for AMBER Alert systems to Indian Country Bill brings funding for AMBER Alert systems to Indian Country (04/18)
States already receive federal funds to help develop child abduction alert systems but tribes are currently left out.
Secretary Zinke committed to addressing 'heart-breaking' crimes against Native women and girls Secretary Zinke committed to addressing 'heart-breaking' crimes against Native women and girls (04/18)
The Department of the Interior is part of a new law enforcement group aimed at increasing collaboration and coordination in Indian Country.
Attorney General Sessions vows help for public safety in Indian Country Attorney General Sessions vows help for public safety in Indian Country (04/18)
The new leader of the Department of Justice is heeding calls to pay more attention to high rates of crime in Indian Country.
Foreign billionaire behind mine opposed by tribes rents mansion to Trump couple Foreign billionaire behind mine opposed by tribes rents mansion to Trump couple (04/18)
Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, work for President Donald Trump and are in position to influence the administration's position on a mine project in Minnesota.
Peter d'Errico: Flawed book takes on racist premise of Indian law Peter d'Errico: Flawed book takes on racist premise of Indian law (04/17)
‘Like a Loaded Weapon’ misses the critical target and exposes Indian rights when it comes to federal Indian law.
Cronkite News: Trump administration sued over border wall plans Cronkite News: Trump administration sued over border wall plans (04/13)
Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, and the Center for Biological Diversity challenged President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall on environmental grounds.
Native Sun News Today: Rise in violent crime seen on Pine Ridge Reservation Native Sun News Today: Rise in violent crime seen on Pine Ridge Reservation (04/13)
More gun violence erupted over the weekend on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation just days after tribal, state and federal officers met to talk about combining efforts to curb gun violence on the reservation.
Karl Jageris: Working together to address the crisis at Pine Ridge Karl Jageris: Working together to address the crisis at Pine Ridge (04/12)
The reality is that the Pine Ridge Reservation and Rapid City aren’t separate communities anymore.
Native Sun News Today: Answers sought on Dakota Access Pipeline Native Sun News Today: Answers sought on Dakota Access Pipeline (04/12)
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) and Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) launched the initiative with an official letter a top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official.

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