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Filed Under: Law
Federal judge won't be removed from Miccosukee Tribe's case (10/24)
The tribe accused Judge Marcia Cooke of bias, citing statements she made in open court.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Donna Ennis: Ancestor starting asking about trust fund in 1900s (09/29)
Donna Ennis shares correspondence between her great grandfather and the Interior Department over his trust funds.

Filed Under: Law
Miccosukee Tribe reclaims nearly $5M in wrongful death case (09/25)
The tribe was drawn into the dispute because it fronted the legal fees for two tribal members who were held liable in a fatal vehicle accident.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Navajo Nation leaders weigh use of $554M trust fund settlement (09/23)
The payout is the largest tribal settlement reached by the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Politics
House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on tribal bills (09/17)
Five bills affecting taxation, tribal foster children, a land dispute, land-into-trust and an Alaska Native corporation are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Law
Miccosukee Tribe seeks removal of judge in dispute with lawyers (09/11)
The tribe has accused three of its former attorneys of malpractice and fraud.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jay Daniels: Return per cap if you oppose resource development (09/10)
Jay Daniels says tribal members who oppose resource development shouldn't accept per capita payments from those activities.

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
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: Law | Politics | Trust
Leadership flap in Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes appears settled (08/01)
It looks like Gov. Eddie Hamilton is the stable and legitimate leader.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
Audio from House subcommittee hearing on five tribal measures (07/29)
Most of the discussion centered on a bill to authorize self-determination contracts for the Cobell land buy-back program.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearing (07/29)
Bills address taxation of per capita payments for a Minnesota tribe, the safety of Native children, the Cobell buy-back program and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho.

Filed Under: Business | Canada
Fort McKay First Nation blames shortfall for lack of per capita (07/11)
At one point, band members were receiving more than $10,000 a year.

Filed Under: Law
Court won't make Miccosukee Tribe pay $4.1M in wrongful death (07/03)
Two tribal members were held responsible for the death of a woman in a drunken-driving accident but they haven't paid.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
More than 70 tribes have completed trust fund settlements (06/03)
Including the Navajo Nation, 73 tribes have reached settlements with the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Puyallup Tribe prevails in per capita dispute with IRS (05/06)
Accountant discusses case in which the Puyallup Tribe of Washington fought the Internal Revenue Service over a per capita issue.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Eastern Shoshone Tribe to share per cap from trust settlement (04/30)
Members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming are expected to receive per capita payments next week.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Northern Arapaho Tribe per cap stirs boost in local economy (04/24)
Members of the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming are boosting the local economy thanks to a $6,300 per capita payment.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Wyoming tribes share per cap from $157M trust settlement (04/22)
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming are sharing in a $157 million trust fund settlement.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Northern Arapaho Tribe receives $157M trust settlement (04/18)
The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming has received a $157 million trust fund settlement.

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