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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Attorney General Eric Holder to step down after six-year tenure (09/26)
From the Cobell settlement to tribal jurisdiction provisions in the Violence Against Women Act, the Department of Justice led a dramatic shift in the federal-Indian relationship.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gabe Galanda: Academia won't tackle tribal disenrollment issues (08/27)
Attorney Gabe Galanda says academics are partly to blame for the disenrollment epidemic in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Mills: Non-Indian firm helps tribes create stronger nations (08/25)
James Mills, the owner of Creating Stronger Nations, responds to criticism from professor David E. Wilkins about non-Indian companies auditing tribal enrollment records.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gabe Galanda: Per capitas only bring tribes to self-termination (08/13)
Attorney Gabe Galanda discusses the pitfalls of tribal per capita payments.

Filed Under: Opinion
David Wilkins: Tribes paying outsiders to audit their membership (08/12)
Professor David E. Wilkins questions the use of outside companies to provide audits of tribal membership records.

Filed Under: Opinion
David Wilkins: Finding some common ground on disenrollments (07/31)
Professor David E. Wilkins reflects on the disenrollment controversy within the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.

Filed Under: Law | National
Protest targets disenrollments within Saginaw Chippewa Tribe (07/28)
The Michigan tribe is removing 234 people from the rolls.

Filed Under: Law | National
Grand Ronde Tribes disenroll 86 descendants of treaty signer (07/28)
The family members plan to pursue an appeal in tribal court.

Filed Under: Opinion
Rick Cuevas: Pechanga disenrollments motivated by politics (07/14)
Rick Cuevas addresses disenrollment controversy within the Pechanga Band of LuiseƱo Indians.

Filed Under: National
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe sends out 234 disenrollment letters (07/02)
The same group was previously targeted for removal by the tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gabe Galanda: Jack Abramoff's playbook still being deployed (06/23)
Attorney Gabe Galanda says law firms and lobbyists have learned a few tricks from Jack Abramoff.

Filed Under: Law
Court tells Nooksack Tribe to stop disenrollment proceedings (06/13)
Tribe told to submit disenrollment ordinance to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Law
Nooksack Tribe attempts to resume disenrollment proceedings (06/04)
Tribal court had put a stop to disenrollments but some people are receiving notices of removal.

Filed Under: National
Dry Creek Band weighs referendum to address disenrollments (05/27)
The tribe might change its constitution to address the controversy.

Filed Under: Opinion
Cedric Sunray: Tribes must stand up to racism among their own (05/21)
Cedric Sunray says tribal organizations like the National Congress of American Indians and the United South and Eastern Tribes should take a stand against unacceptable behavior among their own members.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Ex-sheriff says no one looking into Paskenta Band theft claims (05/19)
Theft allegations are behind a leadership and disenrollment dispute within the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians.

Filed Under: Opinion
David Wilkins: Tribes abuse power to remove their own people (05/16)
Professor David Wilkins says tribes are increasingly abusing their power to disenroll.

Filed Under: Law
Disenrolled members of Berry Creek Rancheria fight indictment (05/15)
Two dozen people who have been charged for a protest at the Berry Creek Rancheria in California are seeking to have the indictment dismissed.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Leadership dispute within Paskenta Band appears to escalate (05/14)
A leadership dispute within the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in California is getting messier.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Leader of Paskenta Band raises new claim about theft allegation (05/07)
A faction of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in California claims more than $1.5 million has been stolen from the tribe.

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