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Tohono O'odham Nation man seeks lawyer after losing $10M case Tohono O'odham Nation man seeks lawyer after losing $10M case (08/19)
Jacob Harvey, 22, wants to defend himself in a civil lawsuit filed by the woman he was convicted of raping.
Park employees 'get away' with breaking laws at sacred monument Park employees 'get away' with breaking laws at sacred monument (08/18)
One superintendent stole tribal remains from Effigy Mounds National Monument and another oversaw construction that harmed tribal burial mounds.
Cayuga Nation accuses citizens of fraud for opening up smokeshop Cayuga Nation accuses citizens of fraud for opening up smokeshop (08/18)
Two tribal members acquired a small property in the name of the 'Cayuga Nation' and are selling cigarettes there.
Native Sun News: Resistance grows against Dakota Access Pipeline Native Sun News: Resistance grows against Dakota Access Pipeline (08/18)
Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chair David Archambault II, tribal council member Dana Wasinzi and several other Dakota Access Pipeline resisters got arrested during a direct action to impede startup on the project.
Navajo Nation sues Environmental Protection Agency for mine spill Navajo Nation sues Environmental Protection Agency for mine spill (08/17)
Key members of Congress are supporting the tribe's call for accountability one year after the Gold King Mine disaster.
St. Croix Chippewa Tribe ordered to reinstate five ousted members St. Croix Chippewa Tribe ordered to reinstate five ousted members (08/17)
The disenrollment effort violated 'basic tenets of justice and fairness,' a tribal court judge ruled.
Lengthy sentence for murder at historic Eastern Cherokee church Lengthy sentence for murder at historic Eastern Cherokee church (08/17)
Tribal police helped investigate a crime that led to the 16-year sentence for the death of Tyler Britton Gaddis in March 2015.
California doctor admits stealing 20K Native artifacts from federal lands California doctor admits stealing 20K Native artifacts from federal lands (08/17)
Jonathan Bourne took the items -- including some from burial sites -- and kept them in his home.
Member of Ute Tribe sentenced to prison for death on reservation Member of Ute Tribe sentenced to prison for death on reservation (08/17)
Wilda Annie Manning admitted she had been distracted by her cell phone when she rear-ended another car and caused a young man's death.
Alaska tribes enter new era as state drops land-into-trust battle Alaska tribes enter new era as state drops land-into-trust battle (08/16)
Tribes in Alaska will finally be able to follow the land-into-trust process just like their brothers and sisters in the Lower 48.
Hopi Tribe loses lawsuit over reclaimed wastewater at sacred site Hopi Tribe loses lawsuit over reclaimed wastewater at sacred site (08/16)
A long-running dispute over the presence of treated sewage in the San Francisco Peaks has hit another snag.
Non-Indians enter pleas in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe marijuana case Non-Indians enter pleas in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe marijuana case (08/16)
One consultant pleaded guilty to a marijuana charge while the other is contesting a charge filed by the state of South Dakota.
Indian Health Service sued for delay in removing needle from patient's foot Indian Health Service sued for delay in removing needle from patient's foot (08/16)
Karrie Yankton, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, had to wait four days before a sewing needle was removed from her foot
Gila River Indian Community weighs options after losing Indian Child Welfare Act case Gila River Indian Community weighs options after losing Indian Child Welfare Act case (08/15)
A conservative group that want to invalidate the landmark Indian Child Welfare Act is representing the non-Indian foster couple in the dispute.
Friend charged with double homicide for slayings of Native youth Friend charged with double homicide for slayings of Native youth (08/15)
A friend of Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Cory Grey, 19, has been charged in connection with their deaths.
Native inmate disappears after being taken to powwow on reserve Native inmate disappears after being taken to powwow on reserve (08/15)
Darrell Moosomin, 54, walked away from the elder who was escorting him at the powwow on the Samson Cree Nation in Alberta.
Court decision highlights sentencing disparities in Indian Country Court decision highlights sentencing disparities in Indian Country (08/15)
A member of the Meskwaki Tribe who was convicted of murdering his parents will likely stay behind bars for the rest of his life.
Opinion: Court project sees success in protecting Native survivors Opinion: Court project sees success in protecting Native survivors (08/15)
On any given day the Family Justice Center in downtown Minneapolis is filled with individuals seeking help for domestic violence.
Oklahoma tribes herald 'momentous achievement' on water rights Oklahoma tribes herald 'momentous achievement' on water rights (08/12)
The Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation will play a role in determining how water is allocated in their treaty territory.
Native Sun News: Final ruling expected in Indian Child Welfare Act case Native Sun News: Final ruling expected in Indian Child Welfare Act case (08/12)
For those who've lost their Indian children to a system that steals their identity, culture and connection to their families of origin, a ruling expected next week on the Indian Child Welfare Act can be Godsend.
Ramah settlement funds finally released by Obama administration Ramah settlement funds finally released by Obama administration (08/11)
Nearly 700 tribes and tribal organizations across the nation will share in the $940 million settlement.
Ute Tribe calls on state to end 'constant attacks' on its sovereignty Ute Tribe calls on state to end 'constant attacks' on its sovereignty (08/11)
Will a new court ruling put an end to 40 years of litigation? Tribal leaders hope so.
Tribes and Native youth join forces in campaign to stop oil pipeline Tribes and Native youth join forces in campaign to stop oil pipeline (08/11)
Youth from two tribes ran 2,000 miles across the country as their leaders mounted a legal challenge to the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Chickasaw Nation and Choctaw Nation resolve water rights lawsuit Chickasaw Nation and Choctaw Nation resolve water rights lawsuit (08/11)
The tribes asserted ownership to water under the 1830 Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek.
Ute Tribe prevails in reservation boundary dispute yet another time Ute Tribe prevails in reservation boundary dispute yet another time (08/10)
The tribe has won the case seven times in the last 40 years. But officials in Utah keep on fighting.
Tohono O'odham Nation man might be forced to pay $10M to victim Tohono O'odham Nation man might be forced to pay $10M to victim (08/09)
Jacob Harvey admitted he brutally raped a teacher while he was incarcerated in Arizona state prison.
Leader of Grand Ronde Tribes appears to concede loss in disenrollment case Leader of Grand Ronde Tribes appears to concede loss in disenrollment case (08/09)
The descendants of a chief who signed a tribal treaty won a landmark ruling in a case that has attracted national attention.
Shingle Springs Band wins ruling in dispute over sovereign immunity Shingle Springs Band wins ruling in dispute over sovereign immunity (08/09)
The dispute arose after a former employee sued the tribe in California state court.
Muscogee Nation brothers accused of murder in messy jurisdictional case Muscogee Nation brothers accused of murder in messy jurisdictional case (08/09)
The Osage Nation charged Jeremy Reece and Tyler Reece after murder charges in Oklahoma court were dismissed.
Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute takes new turn with court ruling Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute takes new turn with court ruling (08/08)
The descendants of a chief who signed an 1855 treaty are celebrating but the tribe's leader is already raising questions about the new decision.
Winona LaDuke: Maybe it's time to work closely with tribal nations Winona LaDuke: Maybe it's time to work closely with tribal nations (08/08)
For the people of White Earth and other tribes, both cases may mean that our tribal government and legal institutions may be able to protect citizens from non Indian businesses who break our laws.
Crow Tribe blamed for 'hostage situation' involving wagon train Crow Tribe blamed for 'hostage situation' involving wagon train (08/08)
A dispute between an old-fashioned wagon train and Crow landowners resembled something out of the 1800s.
Steve Russell: Even the Supreme Court makes up 'facts' about tribes Steve Russell: Even the Supreme Court makes up 'facts' about tribes (08/08)
The biggest obstacle to crafting one story to govern Indian land titles is that no such story existed that could account for all the facts on the ground.
St. Croix Chippewa Tribe defends effort to remove five from rolls St. Croix Chippewa Tribe defends effort to remove five from rolls (08/05)
A judge heard arguments from both sides of the dispute on July 25 and a decision is expected shortly.
Chukchansi Tribe sends disenrollment letters to founding families Chukchansi Tribe sends disenrollment letters to founding families (08/05)
One of the few people who can teach the Chukchansi language is among those being targeted for removal.

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