The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has a new leader for the first time in nearly a decade.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has a new attorney general and a tribal citizen is holding the job for the first time.
The Violence Against Women Act remains mired in partisan politics but tribes continue to utilize the law to protect their communities.
The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians has donated $35,000 to the American Red Cross in honor of citizens who passed on this year.
Will Inherent Tribal Court Authority Over Non-Members Survive Dollar General?
Tribal citizens say their leader is handing out jobs to political allies and being irresponsible with their finances.
Chief Phyliss Anderson contends the new policy interferes with the executive branch's authority.
A case that Indian Country all but forgot was disposed by the nation's highest court without comment after a lengthy delay.
With four Indian law case on the docket, tribes were preparing for the worst.
Huge win for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians tribal court and most especially for the family of John Doe.
Dollar General must now answer to a lawsuit filed in the courts of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Indian Country isn't the only one paying attention to a tribal jurisdiction case that's pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
A record four Indian law cases were on the docket and tribes are still waiting for a decision a closely-watched jurisdiction dispute.
With the nation's highest court down to just eight members, the justices have yet to reach clear consensus in the closely-watched dispute.
It's been 189 days since the Supreme Court heard arguments in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
The Dollar General case remains the oldest on the docket of the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court appears deadlocked as the clock continues to tick on the Dollar General case.
It's official -- a closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case is now the oldest on the U.S. Supreme Court docket.
The Supreme Court heard arguments in Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians more than 160 days ago and there's still be no decision.
It's been 161 days since the justices heard arguments in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
When Chief Martin passed away on February 4, 2010, he left his tribe in the most successful position of almost any of the 567 tribes in the U.S.
Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is one of the oldest pending cases on the high court's docket.
Indian Country has been waiting more than four months for a decision in Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Tribal leaders have been urging the Senate to fill the vacancy in order to avoid uncertainties.
A short list of five potential candidates is being widely cited in the media but it does not include anyone from Indian Country.
Native Americans represent nearly 55 percent of the population in Chiloquin, Oregon, and the billion-dollar company wants to open a store there.
The publicly-traded company is refusing to submit to tribal jurisdiction in a case that was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Some highlights from the second day of the National Congress of American Indians 2016 executive council winter session in Washington, D.C.
Decisions are pending in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, a tribal jurisdiction case, and Nebraska v. Parker, a reservation diminishment case.
Dahkota Kicking Bear Brown, a Native youth leader, and three others will help advise the Department of Education on issues facing Native American students.
Chief Phyliss J. Anderson said the tribe's sovereignty is at stake in a U.S. Supreme Court case that's being closely watched across Indian Country.
Carrying signs and chanting slogans on a sunny winter morning, the message of the protest was clear: 'Shame on Dollar General' for challenging tribal sovereignty.
Indians need to dig, too, to provide Indigenous views of the fundamental relation between Indians and the United States.
An interesting case has landed in the U.S. Supreme Court: Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
It is chilling that the Supreme Court has now agreed to hear Dollar General’s challenge to the sovereignty of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
The US Supreme Court wants to undermine or eliminate what remains of Indian sovereignty.
Scott Elliott of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture explains how the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians are producing food for their communities:
The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center is teaming up with The Monument Quilt to bring the stories of Native survivors to the nation's capital.
The justices will hear Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians on December 7.
Native advocates are worried that the justices will send the wrong message to Native women and Native children, who are victimized at rates far higher than their counterparts.
The state of Mississippi is submitting a brief in defense of the authority of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Further reason for concern in this case is the Amicus Brief filed by Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt supporting Dollar General’s claim they cannot be prosecuted under the tribal court system because they are non-Indian.
A contract support costs case will be heard on December 1 and a tribal jurisdiction case will be heard December 7.
The states of Oklahoma, Wyoming, Utah, Michigan, Arizona and Alabama are supporting a non-Indian company whose manager is accused of abusing a minor member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Hopes for the reburial of the legendary athlete Jim Thorpe, who was a member of the Sac and Fox Nation, have been dashed by the high court.
The high court's October 2015 term is shaping up to be a busy and potentially dangerous one for Indian Country.
Cases affecting the boundary of the Omaha Reservation, the immunity of the Kialegee Tribal Town and the repatriation of Olympic athlete Jim Thorpe are among those being reviewed.
For the past four decades, the Supreme Court has relied on the assumption that courts run by Indians cannot possibly match their state and federal counterparts in the administration of equal justice.
Chief Phyllis Anderson has won two elections by comfortable margins but some people on the reservation still aren't happy with the results.
Official results mean the first woman to lead the tribe will serve a second term in office.
Phyllis Anderson was sworn into office last month but the tribal council overturned her victory by ordering a new vote.
Rexdale Henry, 53, was a tribal activist whose death is being blamed on another inmate.
Rexdale Henry, 53, was killed by a fellow inmate a day after he was booked, the county sheriff told The Neshoba Democrat.
Rexdale Henry, 53, died a day after being placed in the Neshoba County jail.
Rexdale Wayne Henry, 53, was found dead in his cell on July 14.
Phyllis Anderson, who is the first woman to lead the tribe, defeated rival Beasley Denson in a June 30 election.
Phyllis Anderson appears to have won a second term as chief of the Mississippi tribe.
The justices granted a petition in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, a closely-watched case.
Phyliss J. Anderson, the first woman to lead the tribe, will face Beasley Denson, the man she defeated in 2011.
Dollar General, a publicly-traded company with $17.5 billion in revenues, is trying to avoid the jurisdiction of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.