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Open Mike: Yakama Nation deal a step toward sovereignty

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More on: crime, doj, jurisdiction, law enforcement, sovereignty, treaties, washington, yakama
     


Newspaper examines agreement between the Yakama Nation of Washington and the Department of Justice that addresses law enforcement issues:
Reporter Phil Ferolito joins Mike Faulk on Open Mike this week to discuss a recent pact between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Yakama Nation to notify tribal police before executing search and arrest warrants.

The move could help widen the path for the Yakama Nation, a sovereign nation, to have its full civil and criminal authority over its people returned.

Get the Story:
Open Mike: Feds, Yakamas make historic pact (The Yakima Herald-Republic 8/28)

Related Stories:
Yakama Nation enters DOJ settlement for reservation raid (8/27)


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