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IRS placed $664K in tax liens on leader of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe (01/23)
An attorney for the tribe said the issue, dating back to 1994, has been resolved.

NARF: Supreme Court decision impacts rights of Indian inmates (01/23)
An update on a religious rights case that affects Indian inmates.

No charges filed for deaths of two people on Barona Reservation (01/23)
Elaina Rose Welch was released from jail without being charged for the deaths of her son and her boyfriend.

Oglala Sioux medicine man dies awaiting trial in sexual abuse case (01/23)
Charles Chipps was 67 years old. He was accused of abusing young girls.

City rejects Citizen Potawatomi Nation land detachment petition (01/22)
Supporters of the tribe appeared to outnumber opponents but city officials deadlocked on the tribe's request.

Tristan Ahtone: Former Native gang member tries to start anew (01/22)
Boots, 19, is one of dozens of gang members who escaped arrest and indictment in 2013 after a massive local, state and federal takedown of Native Mob.

Deadline passes to appeal Fond du Lac Band land-into-trust case (01/22)
It looks like one legal battle between the tribe and the city is coming to an end.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to help state with child support cases (01/21)
An agreement was reached with the North Dakota Department of Human Services.

Court urged to order mental evaulation of Rosebud Sioux woman (01/21)
Michelle Wounded Face, 24, is accused of leaving her two daughters alone in car on a freezing-cold day.

Suspect in custody after shooting at off-duty CSKT police officer (01/21)
The officer tried to apprehend the man, who was wanted on an outstanding felony warrant.

Senate continues debate on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (01/21)
Dozens of amendments have been filed so it looks like consideration might take a week or two.

City sets hearing on Citizen Potawatomi Nation land detachment (01/20)
The tribe wants a formal declaration that its trust lands do not fall under local jurisdiction.

Authorities treating arson at First Nation's office as a hate crime (01/20)
Racist graffiti was found inside the structure after the fire, which caused $40,000 in damage.

Lawsuit tests boundaries of Wind River Reservation in Wyoming (01/20)
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe want treatment as state status from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Blood Tribe police form task force in response to drug problems (01/20)
Tribal members believe 10 deaths can be linked to a fake prescription drug.

Northern Cheyenne Tribe reaches settlement with Catholic school (01/19)
The St. Labre Indian School uses images of Indian children and of the reservation in fundraising pleas.

Lawmakers concerned about Lower Brule Sioux Tribe allegations (01/19)
A report from Human Rights Watch accused tribal leaders of failing to account for about $25 million in federal funds.

Internet lenders linked to Miami Nation agree to $21M settlement (01/19)
The Federal Trade Commission accused the companies of violating consumer protection laws.

Woman arrested for deaths of two people on Barona Reservation (01/19)
Authorities believe Elaina Rose Welch killed her three-year-old son and fatally shot a 32-year-old man identified as her boyfriend.

Fort Peck Tribes approve use of marijuana for medicinal purposes (01/19)
The council set a deadline of June 1 to draft new laws to regulate the drug.

No contest plea for death of Oglala Sioux man in November 2012 (01/19)
Albert Apple Sr. was a former tribal police officer who was 48 years old when he was murdered.

Native Sun News: Report due into police shooting of Native man (01/19)
As the community begins the healing process following the shooting death of Allen Locke by officer Anthony Meirose, several organizations are scrambling to find positive solutions to investigate and solve these too frequent occurrences.

MPR: Red Lake Nation takes a small step towards legal marijuana (01/16)
David Manuel, an enrolled member of Red Lake Nation and an advocate for producing marijuana, argues that the industry would provide an economic opportunity for Red Lake.

Federal judge hits Miccosukee Tribe lawyer with $1M in sanctions (01/16)
Bernardo Roman III was ordered to pay $1 million for pursuing a baseless lawsuit against the tribe's former law firm.

Turtle Talk announces winner of big Indian law and policy contest (01/16)
The answer may surprise you!

Supporters of Chris Deschene still upset with handling of election (01/16)
The Navajo Nation entered a new year without a new president.

Chumash Tribe slams official for questioning 'reservation system' (01/16)
Chairman Vincent Armenta said the tribe must repeatedly battle local officials who don't respect its sovereignty.

Native Sun News: Tribes continue fight against Keystone Pipeline (01/16)
The most recent House bill to approve the Keystone pipeline was passed 266-153 and sent to the Senate.

Canadian man cleared of federal charges in eagle feather case (01/15)
John P. Volpe is from the Nipissing First Nation but isn't enrolled in a U.S. tribe.

Non-Indians refuse to pay rent to Colorado River Indian Tribes (01/15)
One holdout grosses about $150,000 a year from a mobile home park but won't pay any money due to the tribe under a lease.

Pinoleville Pomo Nation to use marijuana revenue for programs (01/15)
The tribe is the first in Indian Country to enter the legal marijuana industry.

Red Lake Nation backs study on medicinal marijuana and hemp (01/15)
Any decision to move forward will require a vote of the people.

Women take chair and top positions in Caddo Nation election (01/14)
Voters choose Tamara Michele Francis, Carol Ross as vice chair, Jennifer Reeder as secretary and Wildena Moffer as treasurer.

Massachusetts court rules in Wampanoag land access case (01/14)
The decision comes in a long-running dispute involving ancestral Wampanoag lands.

Eastern Shoshone woman pleads guilty for death of newborn (01/14)
Ardis Sierra Enos admitted suffocating her newborn and placing his body in a ditch on the reservation.

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