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Osage Nation hails federal complaint in misappropriation case
Osage Nation hails federal complaint in misappropriation case (January 30, 2017)

The Securities and Exchange Commission is going after former advisers who are accused of cheating the tribe out of at least $1 million.


Bail revoked for defendant in Oglala Sioux Tribe bond scheme
Bail revoked for defendant in Oglala Sioux Tribe bond scheme (May 18, 2016)

Jason Galanis and six other defendants -- including his father -- are facing criminal and civil charges in connection with the multi-million dollar scheme.


Company set to announce tribal marijuana operation in California
Company set to announce tribal marijuana operation in California (January 7, 2015)

The operation will be up and running by February, according to two companies involved in the deal.


Deni Leonard: Tribes not treated equally for municipal bonds
Deni Leonard: Tribes not treated equally for municipal bonds (April 2, 2012)

"In 1994 a meeting was held with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to discuss institutional discrimination against American Indian Tribes issuing Tribal Municipal Finance Bonds to pay for Tribal...


Claim forms due September 16 for $3.4B   trust fund settlement
Claim forms due September 16 for $3.4B trust fund settlement (August 1, 2011)

Judge Thomas Hogan issued an order on July 27 granting final approval to the $3.4 billion settlement for the Cobell trust fund lawsuit. The order follows the decision he issued...


Column: Business relationships gone bad in Indian Country
Column: Business relationships gone bad in Indian Country (May 2, 2011)

"Today's theme: Business relationships gone bad in Indian Country. Two Wells Fargo companies have agreed to pay the Zuni Tribe more than $6 million to settle allegations of wrongdoing related...


Zuni Pueblo   benefits from $11M settlement announced by SEC
Zuni Pueblo benefits from $11M settlement announced by SEC (April 6, 2011)

Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico will benefit from a $11 million settlement announced by the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday. The tribe invested millions in mortgage-backed securities and derivatives....