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Federal judge won't be removed from Miccosukee Tribe's case (10/24)
The tribe accused Judge Marcia Cooke of bias, citing statements she made in open court.

Navajo Nation candidate Chris Deschene won't halt campaign (10/24)
The Navajo Nation Council passed legislation that allows voters to determine whether a candidate is fluent in the Navajo language.

Native Sun News: Violence against Native women is on the rise (10/24)
Women residing on Indian reservations suffer domestic violence and physical assault at rates far exceeding women of other ethnicities.

Final person sentenced in theft from Blackfeet Nation program (10/23)
Gary Joseph Conti received the harshest punishment among the six people who were convicted.

Former health executive from Chippewa Cree Tribe sentenced (10/23)
Fawn Patricia Ann Tadios was using tribal funds to visit her husband while he was in prison.

Agua Caliente Band and DOJ submit briefs in water rights case (10/23)
The tribe, with the support of the Obama administration, is seeking to quantify its water rights.

Navajo Nation's top court orders new ballots without candidate (10/23)
The November 4 election will likely be postponed.

3rd Circuit won't force town to repatriate Jim Thorpe's remains (10/23)
The legendary athlete's sons want to bring him home to Oklahoma where he was due to be buried in 1953.

Shinnecock Nation allows felons to hold office in certain cases (10/22)
Tribal members who were convicted of a non-sexual felony and were released from incarceration for five years before an election can run for the office of trustee.

2nd Circuit hears appeal from former chairman of Pequot Tribe (10/22)
Michael Thomas was found guilty of stealing from the tribe and is serving out his sentence in a federal prison in Massachusetts.

Christopher Chavis: Navajo court got it wrong in fluency case (10/22)
Law student argues that Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene should be allowed to stay on the ballot.

Navajo Nation presidential candidate to be removed from ballot (10/22)
Chris Deschene was disqualified due to his lack of fluency in the Navajo language.

Review: NMAI treaties exhibit underscores misunderstandings (10/22)
A review of Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations, a new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Wisconsin court to hear appeal over Oneida Nation waste plant (10/21)
The city of Green Bay says it had a valid reason to revoke a permit for the controversial waste recycling facility.

Navajo Nation court still mulling decision in presidential case (10/21)
The justices heard two hours of oral arguments in a case that's being watched across the country.

Top Navajo Nation court holds hearing in presidential dispute (10/20)
Opponents are trying to have Chris Deschene, who is not fluent in the Navajo language, removed from the ballot.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation sues city over detachment petition (10/17)
The tribe wants to make clear that the city of Shawnee lacks jurisdiction over its trust lands.

State employee accused of stealing from Cayuga Nation minors (10/15)
Authorities said the director of Native American Services for the state stole nearly $25,000.

Widower must pay $72K to Miccosukee Tribe after losing appeal (10/15)
The tribe reclaimed nearly $5 million after winning a court decision in a wrongful death case.

Salt River judge releases gang member tied to officer's murder (10/15)
An Indian gang allegedly targeted the officer, who was killed in the line of duty in May.

Oglala Sioux Tribe agrees to put national park proposal to vote (10/15)
The tribe has been working on a proposal to manage the South Unit of the Badlands National Park.

Mary Pember: Mental health system fails young Indian woman (10/15)
The struggles of Amelia Kay Looking Sabinsky, a member of the Fort Peck Tribes who died on August 19 at the age of 36.

Ute Tribe charges former council member with sexual assault (10/13)
Richard Jenks appeared in tribal court on charges of rape, deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful sexual intercourse and sexual assault.

Tribes in Wisconsin win big decision in treaty hunting dispute (10/10)
Lac du Flambeau Band President Thomas Maulson welcomed the 'tremendous victory' for tribes in the state.

Leader from Muscogee Nation pleads guilty to stealing $150K (10/10)
Roger Dana Barnett, the tribe's second chief, faces five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Woman on Pine Ridge Reservation charged for killing husband (10/10)
Sarah Lilly Brown Eyes, 56, pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the death of Thomas Norman Brown Eyes Jr. on June 24.

Navajo presidential candidate to dispute removal from ballot (10/10)
Chris Deschene disputed a Navajo language test that was given to a candidate for the first time in tribal history.

Alaska troopers arrive in village to investigate double homicide (10/09)
The victims were identified as Flossie Semone, 46, and John Arrow, 57, who were a couple.

Indian inmates being sent to new detention center in Montana (10/09)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is paying a private company $70 per inmate per day.

BIA plans transition period for joint Wind River business council (10/09)
Existing contracts will continue through March 2015 but the Eastern Shoshone Tribe continues to dispute the withdrawal by the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Navajo presidential candidate loses ruling over language ability (10/09)
Chris Deschene refused to answer questions in the Navajo language during a videotaped deposition.

Ute Tribe asks DOI to intervene in jurisdiction dispute with state (10/09)
Tribal leaders say a state attorney made racist statements in court and in court filings.

City in Oklahoma ends effort to force tribes to collect sales tax (10/08)
It looks like a months-long controversy has finally been put to rest.

Shageluk Tribe detains man accused of murdering his parents (10/08)
Tribal and local officials are upset by the response from the Alaska State Troopers.

Omaha Tribe links incident to dispute over reservation borders (10/08)
The bus was leaving a football game on Friday night when it was struck by something.

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