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.
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.
Republicans voted in Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan and Mississippi while Democrats went to the polls in Michigan and Mississippi.
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.
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.
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:
Gulf Coast Pharmaceuticals lost its license in Oklahoma after failing to report the sales of the drugs to entities licensed by the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.
The state of Mississippi is submitting a brief in defense of the authority of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
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.
History professor Ethan Schmidt was shot and killed in his office at Delta State University in Mississippi.
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.
Phyliss J. Anderson, the first woman to lead the tribe, is facing a challenge from the man she defeated four years ago.
As a general rule, Indian tribes don’t have authority over the conduct of non-members on non-Indian land, and hence they lack jurisdiction over disputes arising out of that conduct.
Government attorneys are urging the high court not to accept a case that tests the jurisdiction of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
The race features a rematch between Phyliss J. Anderson, the first woman to lead the tribe, and Beasley Denson, the chief she ousted in 2011.
For the Biloxi-Chitimacha, to my knowledge, your 'honor' does not rebuild their homes.
Phyliss J. Anderson made history when she was elected chief in 2010.
The 180,000 square-foot facility will be fully operational on March 9.
The 180,000 square-foot facility will open to the public next month.
The city will pay the tribe $75,000 a year for an on-demand bus service.
The highest percentages are from counties where Navajo, Crow and Cheyenne are spoken.
The Dollar General corporation is trying to avoid tribal court jurisdiction.
Jonis Keith Joe, 37, was stabbed to death sometime on August 15.
Jordan Willis, 30, was fatally shot and an officer was stabbed during the incident.
Dispute was preventing the tribe from moving forward with federal recognition petition.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians held a naming ceremony for eight endangered red wolf puppies.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians plans to open a new health facility in spring 2015.
Authorities are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck Kayzlyn Thomas, a three-year-old member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians broke ground on a $55 million health facility on Monday.
A partnership with the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians promotes healthy eating for youth.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians announced the results of its June 11 council election.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will hold an election on June 11. Tribal members in six districts will elect representatives. Bogue Chitto, Conehatta and Pearl River will elect two...
"For special meals like those on birthdays and Christmas, members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians include hominy on the menu—but hominy, essentially dried corn kernels, is expensive to...
"Members of the Puget Salish Tribe in the Northwest are now using Southeastern longleaf pine needles from Mississippi to build baskets, all because of a connection made between two employees...
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will vote on three amendments, including one that will allow the tribe to impose longer jail sentences. The tribe currently limits sentences to six...
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is welcoming another business to the reservation. KemPosits recently relocated to the Choctaw TechParc. The manufacturing company creates bath fixtures. A ribbon cutting will...
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians broke ground on a new retail development in the Bogue Chitto community. The 5,200 square-foot Big Creek General Store will house a general store,...
"Trina N. George, Mississippi State Director for USDA Rural Development and Phyliss Anderson, Chief for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians held a Photo Op on Tuesday, July 17, 2012...
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma will help develop a heritage center at the Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi. The center will include replicas of historical Chickasaw living quarters and interpretive...
Three young men pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes charges in connection with the death of an African-American man in Mississippi. Deryl Dedmon, 19; John A. Rice, 18; and Dylan...
Former U.S. senator Rick Santorum won Republican primaries in Alabama and Mississippi on Tuesday. Santorum narrowly defeated Mitt Romney, a former governor of Massachusetts, and former House speaker Newt Gingrich....
The University of Southern Mississippi will be offering a new housing option for Indian students. The school will designate areas in two dorms for Indian students. Mentors will be assigned...