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Filed Under: National
Coushatta Tribe anticipates thousands for 20th annual powwow (06/11)
The festivities kick off tomorrow and run though Saturday at the Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder, Louisiana.

Filed Under: Politics
Coushatta Tribe reports results of election for two council seats (06/02)
David Sickey and Crystal Williams will each serve a four-year term on the council.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Jean-Luc Pierite: School makes bad choice with fake headdress (04/27)
For the Biloxi-Chitimacha, to my knowledge, your 'honor' does not rebuild their homes.

Filed Under: Law
Quick justice for assault of woman on Chitimacha Reservation (04/15)
A non-Indian man pleaded guilty to one count of assault for attacking and injuring a tribal member in January.

Filed Under: Opinion
Cedric Sunray: Tribes turn blind eye to racism in enrollment (02/16)
Census records of Chitimacha Indians clearly identify the ancestors of today’s black Chitimacha families.

Filed Under: Business
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe expands economy with grilled cheese eatery (01/06)
The tribe's economic development company will bring five Tom + Chee locations to Texas.

Filed Under: Education | National
Young members from Houma Nation work to revitalize language (01/05)
Some elders still remember and use words in the language, which is related to Choctaw.

Filed Under: Law
Leader of Tunica-Biloxi Tribe hit with prescription drug charges (11/19)
Joey Barbry was elected chairman in April, following the death of his father, the tribe's longtime leader.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
House heads for vote on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (11/13)
The Senate could take action next week as the bill turns into an issue in the run-off race for the Senate seat in energy-friendly Louisiana.

Filed Under: Recognition
Atakapa Ishak Nation aims to gain federal recognition through BIA (09/03)
The tribe filed a letter stating its intent to petition in 2007, according to the Office of Federal Acknowledgment.

Filed Under: Law
Man awaits trial for slaying of Chitimacha Tribe's police officer (07/21)
Sergeant Frederick Albert Riggenbach was killed in the line of duty on January 26, 2013.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
BIA opens meetings on changes to federal recognition process (07/11)
The United Houma Nation of Louisiana has put its petition on hold to wait for the new rules.

Filed Under: Law
Last defendant pleads guilty for Coushatta Reservation robbe (06/20)
Five people participated in an armed home invasion on the reservation.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Judge refuses to force Coushatta Tribe to pay $21M settlement (04/30)
A judge in Louisiana refused to force the Coushatta Tribe to pay a $21 million settlement with a construction firm.

Filed Under: Recognition
Louisiana governor leaves Indian affairs office vacant for years (03/04)
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has left the Office of Indian Affairs vacant for six years.

Filed Under: Politics
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe announces leaders after death of chairman (09/03)
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has named a new chairman and vice chairman.

Filed Under: National
Earl Barbry, chairman of Tunica-Biloxi Tribe, passes on at 62 (08/01)
Earl J. Barbry Sr., the chairman of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana, died on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer

Filed Under: Law
Coushatta Tribe credited with arrest of suspected bank robber (07/26)
Police from the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana are being credited with the arrest of a suspected bank robber.

Filed Under: Law | National
Man faces year for stealing $40 on Chitimacha Reservation (07/24)
A 21-year-old man faces a year in federal prison for stealing $40 from a donation jar on the Chitimacha Reservation in Louisiana.

Filed Under: Abramoff Scandal | Politics
Coushatta Tribe elects figure in Abramoff scandal as chairman (06/04)
Lovelin Poncho, one of the figures in the Jack Abramoff scandal, has been elected chairman of the Coushatta Tribe.

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