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Filed Under: Law | National
Man from Omaha Tribe sentenced as habitual domestic offender (03/03)
Terry Harlan has prior domestic violence convictions that were used against him in the latest case.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from day 2 of National Congress of American Indians winter session (02/26)
Contract support costs, the Violence Against Women Act and Supreme Court litigation were some of highlights from the second day of the meeting in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: National | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set for winter conference (02/23)
Tribal leaders will hear from top Obama administration officials and key members of Congress.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska's unfinished business is tribal sovereignty (02/20)
Do Alaska Native tribes posses sovereignty? A simple question. And, in Indian Country, the answer is usually a quick 'yes.'

Filed Under: Education | Law
Museum hosts play and panel on Jim Thorpe repatriation dispute (02/11)
An appeals court has refused to return the remains of the legendary athlete to his sons.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
New governor of Alaska seeks delay in land-into-trust litigation (02/05)
The Native American Rights Fund is calling the request a political ploy.

Filed Under: Law | National
Supreme Court orders another decision in Indian inmates' case (01/26)
Indian inmates in Alabama are being prevented from growing long hair.

Filed Under: Law
NARF: Supreme Court decision impacts rights of Indian inmates (01/23)
An update on a religious rights case that affects Indian inmates.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
BIA finalizes rule to add Alaska tribes to land-into-trust process (12/19)
After decades of being excluded, Alaska tribes will finally be treated the same as those in the lower 48.

Filed Under: Law | National
Supreme Court brings good news to Cayuga Nation in land dispute (12/08)
The justices won't let a county in New York file a late petition in a foreclosure case.

Filed Under: Law | National
County files late appeal in Cayuga Nation foreclosure case (11/10)
The tribe and Indian Country have most likely been spared another round of concerns about their record before the Supreme Court.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Native organizations played into UN charade (11/04)
A response to Glenn Morris regarding the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Supreme Court asks DOJ for views in Mississippi Choctaw case (10/06)
The Dollar General corporation is trying to avoid tribal court jurisdiction.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge issues order in Alaska Native language voting rights suit (09/23)
The Native American Rights Fund said the order will set the standard for Native language voters nationwide.

Filed Under: Cobell | Law
Disputes over attorney fees in Cobell lawsuit still in mediation (07/02)
Some $13.6 million has been claimed by the Native American Rights Fund and a solo practitioner.

Filed Under: Education
Public school allows Indian graduates to wear eagle feathers (06/06)
A record eight Indian students graduated last night.

Filed Under: Law
Alaska tribes turn to banishment to protect small communities (05/19)
Tribes want to protect members of their small communities from drugs, alcohol and violence.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
BIA opens public comment on land-into-trust rule for Alaska (05/01)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is accepting public comments on a rule that would include Alaska tribes in the land-into-trust process.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Highlights from Day 2 of NCAI winter session in Washington DC (03/13)
The National Congress of American Indians continued its winter session on Tuesday.

Filed Under: Law | National | World
Native Sun News: Indian inmates see religious rights suppressed (03/04)
In response to the continued denial of religious freedoms to Native American prisoners in multiple states across the country, several prominent advocacy groups have approached the United Nations Human Rights Committee with a complaint.

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