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Alaska to recognize tribal domestic violence protection orders Alaska to recognize tribal domestic violence protection orders (07/31)
Attorney General Craig Richards issued a formal opinion that said the orders to not have to be entered into the state system to be valid.
Tribes caught off-guard with mandate from Affordable Care Act Tribes caught off-guard with mandate from Affordable Care Act (07/31)
The Crow Tribe is facing a $1.5 million fine unless it provides health coverage to all of its governmental employees.
Federal murder charges laid for shooting on Crow Reservation Federal murder charges laid for shooting on Crow Reservation (07/31)
An 18-year-old non-Indian man is accused of killing a couple who was trying to help him after he ran out of gas.
Alex White Plume asks court for permission to plant hemp crop Alex White Plume asks court for permission to plant hemp crop (07/31)
Former U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon wants tribes to be treated the same as states when it comes to legalized hemp.
Moapa Band reaches $4.3M settlement for power plant pollution Moapa Band reaches $4.3M settlement for power plant pollution (07/31)
Residents of the reservation blame asthma, respiration illnesses and other health problems on the Reid Gardner Generating Station in Nevada.
Inmate charged with murdering Mississippi Choctaw man in jail Inmate charged with murdering Mississippi Choctaw man in jail (07/30)
Rexdale Henry, 53, was killed by a fellow inmate a day after he was booked, the county sheriff told The Neshoba Democrat.
Another sentence in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption scandal Another sentence in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption scandal (07/30)
Larry Ray Denny abandoned his job at the Bureau of Land Management in Virginia in order to work for the tribe in Montana.
Pueblo man goes on trial for brutal murder of Navajo woman Pueblo man goes on trial for brutal murder of Navajo woman (07/30)
Gavin Yepa is accusing of killing Lynette Yazzie Becenti in December 2011.
Former police chief for Swinomish Tribe pleads guilty to theft Former police chief for Swinomish Tribe pleads guilty to theft (07/30)
Thomas J. Schlicker, who served as police chief for 17 years, admitted that he stole more than $30,000.
Shooting highlights racial tensions on Wind River Reservation Shooting highlights racial tensions on Wind River Reservation (07/30)
Two members of the Northern Arapaho Tribe were shot by a non-Indian assailant. One died and the other remains in serious condition.
Suspect in custody over deadly shooting on Crow Reservation Suspect in custody over deadly shooting on Crow Reservation (07/30)
Cooperation among multiple law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrest of a man accused of a double murder and a shooting.
Senate committee examines costs of substance abuse on tribes Senate committee examines costs of substance abuse on tribes (07/30)
Lawmakers and witnesses shared devastating statistics about the impacts of drugs and alcohol in Indian Country.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays action on land-into-trust Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays action on land-into-trust (07/30)
Indian Country is being urged to look at a new bill that would fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
Former Chippewa Cree Tribe chair sentenced in corruption case Former Chippewa Cree Tribe chair sentenced in corruption case (07/29)
John "Chance" Houle admitted he accepted bribes and kickbacks from companies and vendors that did business with the tribe.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe adopts banishment for drug dealers Standing Rock Sioux Tribe adopts banishment for drug dealers (07/29)
Anyone who has been convicted of trafficking in meth, heroin and other dangerous drugs faces removal "immediately" from the reservation.
Native Sun News: Rapid City trial ends with no defense witnesses Native Sun News: Rapid City trial ends with no defense witnesses (07/29)
The trial of Trace O’Connell ended abruptly on the morning of Thursday, July 23 before the supporters of the American Horse School could all file into the Performing Arts Center of Rapid City, South Dakota.
Community on Crow Reservation on lockdown due to shooting Community on Crow Reservation on lockdown due to shooting (07/29)
A county coroner is on the scene of a shooting in Pryor, Montana.
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims DOJ support for marijuana Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims DOJ support for marijuana (07/29)
The tribe plans to start selling marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes by the end of the year.
Suit alleges tribal leaders received kickbacks from lobbying firm Suit alleges tribal leaders received kickbacks from lobbying firm (07/29)
A former employee claims Ernie Stevens, Brian Cladoosby and Brian Patterson were paid to help the business land more contracts.
Sen. Barrasso introduces another version of land-into-trust fix Sen. Barrasso introduces another version of land-into-trust fix (07/29)
S.1879, the Interior Improvement Act, includes some incentives for tribes that work with local and state governments.
Tribal leaders scale back plans to regulate energy development Tribal leaders scale back plans to regulate energy development (07/29)
The West Segment of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in North Dakota has seen a huge increase in oil drilling.
Hillary Clinton refuses to answer questions about Keystone XL Hillary Clinton refuses to answer questions about Keystone XL (07/29)
The former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator won't give a position on the controversial project.
Congress fails to provide funds to help tribes comply with VAWA Congress fails to provide funds to help tribes comply with VAWA (07/29)
The Violence Against Women Act of 2013 authorized $25 million over five years but none of the money has been made available to Indian Country.
Judge upset with delay in drilling dispute affecting sacred land Judge upset with delay in drilling dispute affecting sacred land (07/29)
An energy company has been waiting more than 30 years to start development in an area sacred to the Blackfeet Nation of Montana.
Cherokee Nation candidate emerges victorious in new election Cherokee Nation candidate emerges victorious in new election (07/28)
Keith Austin lost his council race by one vote in the general election but came out on top after the tribe's Supreme Court called for a new round of ballots.
Makah Nation man charged for assault during attempted escape Makah Nation man charged for assault during attempted escape (07/28)
Brandon Joseph Eaton allegedly bit and punched a tribal police officer during an attempted escape from the jail on the reservation.
9th Circuit sides with Suquamish Tribe in fishing rights dispute 9th Circuit sides with Suquamish Tribe in fishing rights dispute (07/28)
A dispute arose with the Tulalip Tribes, whose leaders tried to exclude certain fishing grounds from a ruling made back in 1975.
Young man from Omaha Tribe sentenced for sexual abuse of child Young man from Omaha Tribe sentenced for sexual abuse of child (07/28)
Lawrence Merrick Jr., age 23, pleaded guilty for an incident that occurred on the reservation of the neighboring Winnebago Tribe.
10th Circuit affirms convictions of former Paiute Tribe employee 10th Circuit affirms convictions of former Paiute Tribe employee (07/28)
Jeffrey Charles Zander diverted Bureau of Indian Affairs grant money to his own bank accounts.
IHS hired physician who was sanctioned by Justice Department IHS hired physician who was sanctioned by Justice Department (07/28)
An 18-year-old member of the Navajo Nation was diagnosed with conjunctivitis and sent home with ibuprofen even though he displayed serious neurological problems.
Indian Health Service discusses LGBT issues at 'historic' meeting Indian Health Service discusses LGBT issues at 'historic' meeting (07/28)
Acting director Robert McSwain said the agency is committed to serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and Two Spirit communities.
War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona (07/27)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the sponsor of the Save Oak Flat Act, is striking back at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona).
Editorial: New Jersey governor quietly obliterates three tribes Editorial: New Jersey governor quietly obliterates three tribes (07/27)
President Andrew Jackson would have loved Gov. Chris Christie.
Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation won't drop federal recognition bid Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation won't drop federal recognition bid (07/27)
The tribe won favorable decisions during the favorable decisions during the Clinton and Bush administrations but saw defeat after an appeal from the state of Connecticut.
Judge can't reopen Keepseagle case after $380M goes unspent Judge can't reopen Keepseagle case after $380M goes unspent (07/27)
The lead plaintiffs wanted another round of payments while the Obama administration and other attorneys wanted to create a new trust fund with the leftover money.

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