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Filed Under: Law
Member of Narragansett Tribe charged for assault after powwow (09/08)
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Troy Lake Simonds, 26, stabbed a fellow tribal member in the back and in the chest.

Filed Under: Trust
Narragansett Tribe renews request for surplus military property (09/05)
The properties are located on Aquidneck Island, which is part of tribal territory

Filed Under: Environment | Trust
Navy rejects transfer of surplus property to Narragansett Tribe (08/21)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has been trying to obtain properties on Aquidneck Island for the tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
John Christian Hopkins: How I became a writer at a young age (08/18)
John Christian Hopkins on how he became a writer at a young age on Narragansett tribal territory in Rhode Island.

Filed Under: Law
Narragansett Tribe investigates stabbing at powwow grounds (08/11)
A 37-year-old man was reported to be in serious condition after being stabbed at the powwow grounds.

Filed Under: Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Narragansett scholar Ella Sekatau passes on (06/11)
Julianne Jennings pays tribute to Ella Wilcox-Thomas Sekatau, a member of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island who passed away in April at the age of 85.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Narragansett Tribe eyes trust status for former Navy property (06/05)
Properties are located on Aquidneck Islands, in ancestral territory.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Summary of recent court rulings in Indian Country (05/12)
Attorneys discuss recent federal court decisions affecting tribes and individual Indians.

Filed Under: Law
1st Circuit tells Narragansett Tribe to comply with grand jury (02/25)
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island can't assert sovereign immunity in a federal grand jury proceeding, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals said.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Supreme Court decision cheats Indian Country (11/11)
Peter d'Errico discusses the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.

Filed Under: Law
Ex-housing director of Narragansett Tribe sentenced for theft (10/04)
The former director of housing for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island was sentenced for stealing federal funds.

Filed Under: Law
Narragansett Tribe wins decision in suit from former attorney (09/10)
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island has won a decision in a lawsuit that was filed by a former attorney.

Filed Under: Environment
Historic Narragansett Tribe village protected from development (08/09)
The state of Rhode Island has purchased a historic Narragansett Tribe village to protect it from development.

Filed Under: Law
Narragansett Tribe seeks dismissal of lawsuit by former lawyer (08/08)
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former attorney.

Filed Under: Opinion
Letter: Justice elusive 10 years after Narragansett Tribe raid (07/24)
Letter writer says justice remains elusive for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island, 10 years after the state's raid of the reservation.

Filed Under: National
Narragansett Tribe observes 10th anniversary of state's raid (07/15)
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island held a ceremony this Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the state's raid of the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Narragansett Tribe to observe 10th anniversary of state's raid (07/11)
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island will hold a remembrance ceremony this Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the state's raid of the reservation.

Filed Under: Law
Former housing director for Narragansett Tribe pleads guilty (05/21)
The former director of housing for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island has pleaded guilty for stealing federal funds. Rosilyn W. Brown, 63, admitted that she took more than $100,000...

Filed Under: Law
Narragansett leader alleges racial bias in smoke shop case (01/24)
A leader of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is seeking to reverse his conviction on charges related to the state's July 2003 raid of the reservation. Hiawatha Brown, a...

Filed Under: Environment | National
Narragansett Tribe is expecting to be without power for 'weeks' (10/31)
The Narragansett Tribe in Rhode Island has been hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. Power is out on the reservation, located near the coast. It could be weeks before electricity is...

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