The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe of Nevada will continue to fight a law that requires the distribution of a $185 million trust fund, a leader said. Chairman Joe Kennedy and his council filed the lawsuit. But the Bureau of Indian Affairs...
"According to a class-action suit, Johnson County businessman Scott Tucker for years has presided over a vast web of Internet payday loan operations. A separate lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission alleges that those operations seek to deceive and...
The following story was written and reported by Karin Eagle, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Monique Mackey, seen here holding her late son, Lucas, is seeking justice for what she alleges are unethical and...
The House voted largely along party lines on Wednesday to approve H.R.4970, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, with a few defections on both sides of the aisle. Tribes urged lawmakers to vote against the bill. They...
Opinion: Native women deserve protection from their abusers (May 18, 2012)
"Native women face the highest rate of domestic violence in the United States, nearly 31/2 times the national average. According to the National Congress of American Indians,34 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native women will be raped in their...
BIA disputes Republican report on Violence Against Women Act (May 18, 2012)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is disputing a Republican-approved report that accompanies H.R.4970, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. In the report, the House Judiciary Committee claimed that the BIA agreed that non-Indian offenders commit "very small...
The Drug Enforcement Agency said its agents did not fire their weapons in an incident that left four people in a tribal area of Honduras dead. The DEA was assisting law enforcement in Honduras in a drug sweep last Friday....
"Nicholas D. Kristof is right that Indian country faces disparities with the rest of the nation, especially in health care, law enforcement, education and unemployment — all areas for which our federal government has not lived up to its promises....
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