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Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Tribes fought English settlers in bloody King Philip's War (05/01)
King Philip’s traditional hunting and farming ground was declining, and his young men were restless and uncertain about the future. King Philip justifiably feared poverty for his people.

Filed Under: Law
Member from Narragansett Tribe won't face federal prosecution (04/28)
The U.S. Attorney's Office decided not to pursue the case, which could have led to a negative ruling about the status of the tribe's reservation.

Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe enters another deal for restaurant franchises (02/19)
The tribe will be opening 10 locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Member of Narragansett Tribe contests federal prosecution (02/17)
Troy Lake Simonds is accused of stabbing another tribal member at the powwow grounds on the reservation.

Filed Under: Education | Environment
Narragansett Tribe works to identify off-shore ancestral sites (02/10)
The tribe wants to protect burial grounds and other sites that could be affected by wind energy projects.

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.

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