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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...

Filed Under: National | Politics
Narragansett Tribe aims to improve relationship with governor (10/18)
The Narragansett Tribe met with Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) on Tuesday in his first official visit to the reservation since taking office in January 2011. Chief Matthew Sachem...

Filed Under: Opinion
Randy Noka: Narragansett Tribe fights arrogance and ignorance (08/10)
"This is in response to Aug. 1 editorial titled, “How about that tribal housing?” The editor portrayed the Narragansett Tribe as being only focused on having a casino, inferring that...

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Narragansett Tribe wastes time on land-into-trust fight (08/02)
"Congress acted and the Supreme Court ruled, but neither makes a difference to members of the Narragansett Tribe who want to build a casino on their land in Charlestown. And...

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