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Oneida Nation sends $11M to county as part of settlement (04/18)
The Oneida Nation of New York made its first payment to Madison County under a settlement that was recently approved by a federal judge.

Agua Caliente Band leaseholders seek $7M in tax refunds (04/18)
Individuals and entities that lease land from the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in southern California are seeking refunds for an illegal tax.

10th Circuit affirms conviction for murder of Arapaho man (04/18)
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the conviction for the April 2009 murder of Naayaitch Friday, who was a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Judge dismisses Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe election suit (04/18)
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit over alleged election irregularities within the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.

Northern Arapaho Tribe receives $157M trust settlement (04/18)
The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming has received a $157 million trust fund settlement.

Former NFL player jailed for DUI on Salt River Reservation (04/18)
A former NFL player spent a day in jail for a drunken-driving incident on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Arizona.

Clara Caufield: BIA audits Northern Cheyenne police force (04/18)
A law enforcement team came to Lame Deer to audit the police officers of the Northern Cheyenne.

Appeals court in Canada rules for Metis in Indian status caes (04/17)
The Federal Court of Appeal in Canada has sided with the Metis people in a landmark case.

Onondaga Nation is negotiations over tobacco taxation issue (04/17)
The Onondaga Nation of New York is in negotiations with federal authorities over a tobacco tax issue.

Navajo Nation Council speaker still on leave amid court fight (04/17)
Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize remains on paid leave as his lawsuit in tribal court proceeds.

Yale University museum accused of stealing Tlingit artifacts (04/17)
The Yale Peabody Museum is displaying artifacts that were stolen from a Tlingit village.

Native Sun News: Guilty verdict in death of Lower Brule boy (04/17)
Donika Gonzalez was found guilty of first degree manslaughter and one count of aggravated assault in the death of Mason Naser.

Virginia tribes question interpretation of treaty fishing rights (04/16)
The Pamunkey Tribe and the Mattaponi Tribe are questioning a new interpretation of their treaty fishing and hunting rights in Virginia.

City in New York to drop legal battles against Oneida Nation (04/16)
The city of Oneida, New York, is ending litigation against the Oneida Nation.

Judges from Turtle Mountain Band threatened with removal (04/16)
The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in North Dakota appears to be in a judicial crisis.

Lummi Nation argues for treaty fishing rights in disputed areas (04/15)
The Lummi Nation asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to recognize its treaty rights in a disputed area of Washington.

Ojibwe man from Canada charged for possession of wild animals (04/15)
Federal and state agents raided the home of an Ojibwe man from Canada who lives in New York.

School district on Fort Peck Reservation to redraw voting areas (04/15)
A public school district on the Fort Peck Reservation has agreed to redraw its voting areas in response to a lawsuit from Indian voters.

Fort Sill Apache Tribe wins recognition in New Mexico homeland (04/15)
The New Mexico Supreme Court ordered Gov. Susana Martinez (R) to recognize the Fort Sill Apache Tribe.

Native Sun News: Tribes benefit from $5.15B uranium cleanup (04/15)
Navajo, Sioux and other tribes are among many populations across the United States who will benefit from a $5.15 billion settlement with Anadarko Petroleum.

Law Article: FTC asserts jurisdiction over tribal Internet lenders (04/14)
Attorneys discuss lawsuit in which the Federal Trade Commission won a decision to assert authority over Internet lenders owned by tribal governments.

Suspect denies charges in death of Northern Cheyenne woman (04/14)
The second suspect in the death of a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana appeared in federal court on Friday.

Onondaga Nation headed to DC to pursue justice for land claim (04/14)
The Onondaga Nation of New York is asking the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for help with its land claim.

BIA holds listening sessions on Indian Child Welfare Act guidance (04/14)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold two more listening sessions on the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Judge won't force Puyallup Tribe to comply with IRS levy request (04/14)
The Puyallup Tribe of Washington has prevailed in a taxation dispute with the Internal Revenue Service.

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