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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues fight for homelands
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues fight for homelands (November 28, 2018)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has been dealt a major setback, nearly 400 years after helping the Pilgrims survive.


Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon
Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon (October 2, 2017)

The U.S. Supreme Court is back at work this week with a new member and a slew of Indian law cases on the horizon.


Penobscot Nation loses claim to ownership of namesake river in Maine
Penobscot Nation loses claim to ownership of namesake river in Maine (July 5, 2017)

A long-running dispute over the ownership of the Penbscot River in Maine has resulted in defeat for the Penobscot Nation.


Penobscot Nation files notice of appeal in river ownership dispute
Penobscot Nation files notice of appeal in river ownership dispute (April 19, 2016)

A federal judge said the reservation includes the islands that lie within the Penobscot River but rejected the tribe's claim to ownership of the water itself.


Penobscot Nation loses big decision in river ownership dispute
Penobscot Nation loses big decision in river ownership dispute (December 17, 2015)

A federal judge determined that the reservation includes the islands within the Penobscot River but that the tribe does not own the river itself.


Maine asserts jurisdiction over tribal waters in case against EPA
Maine asserts jurisdiction over tribal waters in case against EPA (July 9, 2014)

State wants to determine standards for waters that run through reservations.


1st Circuit tells Narragansett Tribe to comply with grand jury
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1st Circuit tells Narragansett Tribe to comply with grand jury (February 25, 2014)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island can't assert sovereign immunity in a federal grand jury proceeding, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals said.


Narragansett  Tribe to observe  10th anniversary of state's raid
Narragansett Tribe to observe 10th anniversary of state's raid (July 11, 2013)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island will hold a remembrance ceremony this Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the state's raid of the reservation.


Narragansett Tribe marks ninth anniversary of violent state raid
Narragansett Tribe marks ninth anniversary of violent state raid (July 13, 2012)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island will mark the ninth anniversary of the state's violent raid of the reservation at a ceremony tomorrow. State troopers stormed the reservation, arrested tribal...


1st Circuit upholds most convictions for  Passamaquoddy  theft
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1st Circuit upholds most convictions for Passamaquoddy theft (July 13, 2011)

The 1st Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the convictions and sentences of two men who were accused of stealing from the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township in Maine. Robert L....


1st Circuit rules for state in dispute over Narragansett site
1st Circuit rules for state in dispute over Narragansett site (June 1, 2011)

A developer can't sue the state of Rhode Island in federal court for stalled work at a site that the Narragansett Tribe wants to protect, the 1st Circuit Court of...