9th Circuit affirms murder conviction on Tohono O'odham Nation (March 10, 2016)
The non-Indian defendant questioned whether the homicide victim was 'Indian' in what the appeals court said was a question of first impression.
Wife of Navajo Nation lawmaker sent to jail on contempt charge (March 10, 2016)
Mitzie Begay has repeatedly refused to answer questions about an ongoing case involving her husband, Delegate Mel R. Begay.
Tribes oppose effort to stop Bears Ears National Monument in Utah (March 10, 2016)
A Utah Republican is trying to pre-empt a potential decision by President Barack Obama.
Moapa Band clears hurdle for another solar project on reservation (March 10, 2016)
The Aiya Solar Project consists of a solar photovoltaic facility capable of generating up to 100 megawatts of power.
Opinion: Chumash Tribe won't compromise in land-into-trust talks (March 10, 2016)
Short of some signal from the tribe that they are willing to make some concessions on the same value scale that we have made, we are not sure that there is any point in continuing the exercise.
Nisqually Tribe celebrates legacy of late advocate Billy Frank Jr. (March 10, 2016)
Billy Frank Jr. was instrumental in protecting the treaty-protected fishing rights of tribes in the Northwest
City delays settlement over wastewater at sacred site in Arizona (March 10, 2016)
The Hopi Tribe reached the settlement to address the use of treated sewage at the San Francisco Peaks.
Defendants charged for damaging sacred Burns Paiute Tribe site (March 10, 2016)
A superseding indictment was unsealed and listed more charges against 26 people in connection with the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
Hoopa Valley Tribe renews law enforcement agreement with county (March 10, 2016)
The tribe had declared a state of emergency due to a rise in crime on the northern California reservation.
Quinault Nation secures dismissal of lawsuit over lake ownership (March 10, 2016)
After losing a case in federal court, a group went to state court to try and challenge the tribe's ownership of Lake Quinault.
WGN America orders pilot of 'Scalped' set on fictitious reservation (March 10, 2016)
Insiders tell The Hollywood Reporter that WGN America is considering an all-Native case for the television adaptation of the critically-acclaimed comic.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe prepares to host 21st annual powwow in May (March 10, 2016)
The event takes place May 21-22 at the Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Convention Center at the Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville, Louisiana.
Man from Blood Tribe charged with manslaughter for drug deaths (March 10, 2016)
Two people died after taking the powerful drug fentanyl at a birthday party on the reserve in March 2015.
Lakota Country Times: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe tackles suicide (March 10, 2016)
The residents of the Cheyenne River Reservation are tired of their children leaving this world too early.
James Giago Davies: Kindness seen as a weakness in Lakota land (March 10, 2016)
They say bullies are really cowards, but I think that is debatable, something people heard once and keep repeating because they think it must be true.
Native Sun News: Tex Hall takes the stand in murder for hire trial (March 10, 2016)
A motley crew of court witnesses ranging from heroin dealers, thieves and oil investors, were among dozens of witnesses that helped unravel the story of two murders tied to a Fort Berthold Reservation tribal oil business and land deal.
Andre Cramblit: More funds needed to help tribes save languages (March 10, 2016)
As Natives we share the common history of linguistic genocide.
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