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St. Regis Mohawk Tribe orders 20 non-citizens to leave reservation
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St. Regis Mohawk Tribe orders 20 non-citizens to leave reservation (June 21, 2017)
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is enforcing its exclusion policy against people accused of engaging in criminal activity on the reservation in New York.

Appeals court bars tribal citizen from entering county in Michigan
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Appeals court bars tribal citizen from entering county in Michigan (April 7, 2017)
Eugene Rantanen wasn't banished by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community. Instead, he asked to be exiled from his tribe's reservation.

Internal tribal disputes continue to trip up federal court system
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Internal tribal disputes continue to trip up federal court system (March 23, 2017)
Tribal citizens who have been punished by their governments are finding few allies in the federal court system but that isn't stopping them from seeking justice.

Allakaket Tribe banishes four people suspected of dealing meth
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Allakaket Tribe banishes four people suspected of dealing meth (February 28, 2017)
Four men -- two tribal citizens and two non-citizens -- were flown out of the village in Alaska on the tribe's dime.

Hopi Tribe banishes non-Indian couple accused of federal fraud
Education | Law
Hopi Tribe banishes non-Indian couple accused of federal fraud (January 10, 2017)
Thane Epefanio and his wife, Michelle, worked at a private religious school on the reservation in Arizona.

Alaska tribes exercise banishment power after deaths in village
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Alaska tribes exercise banishment power after deaths in village (September 13, 2016)
Derek Adams, 22, admitted he caused the deaths of three people, including an eight-year-old boy, in the village of Nunam Iqua.

Non-Indian man charged for trespassing at Nambe Pueblo in New Mexico
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Non-Indian man charged for trespassing at Nambe Pueblo in New Mexico (June 24, 2016)
The tribe banished Steve Romero in February 2016 but he has repeatedly returned to the reservation.

Togiak Tribe banishes two brothers for alleged drug trafficking
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Togiak Tribe banishes two brothers for alleged drug trafficking (April 12, 2016)
The tribe sent letters to local air carriers, urging them not to allow the men to travel to the the village.

Kickapoo Tribe files criminal complaints against former leaders
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Kickapoo Tribe files criminal complaints against former leaders (March 29, 2016)
The Kansas tribe is threatening Steve Cadue, a former longtime chairman, and two other ex-leaders with jail time and banishment.

Eastern Cherokees consider disenrollment law for drug dealers
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Eastern Cherokees consider disenrollment law for drug dealers (December 9, 2015)
The tribal council debated a resolution that could lead to banishment or disenrollment of members who are convicted of dealing drugs.

Blood Tribe banishes five non-members for dealing drugs
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Blood Tribe banishes five non-members for dealing drugs (November 13, 2015)
The tribe has taken a hard stance after 20 people died and 60 overdosed from a dangerous opioid in a six-month period.

Blackfeet Nation aims to banish drug dealers from reservation
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Blackfeet Nation aims to banish drug dealers from reservation (September 14, 2015)
Chairman Harry Barnes said the federal government has failed to prosecute all drug trafficking cases.

Gabriel Galanda: Banish drug dealers but don't disenroll them
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Gabriel Galanda: Banish drug dealers but don't disenroll them (September 8, 2015)
Even the most horrid drug dealers in non-tribal society are not divested of their American citizenship and identity when convicted for drug dealing.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe adopts banishment for drug dealers
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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe adopts banishment for drug dealers (July 29, 2015)
Anyone who has been convicted of trafficking in meth, heroin and other dangerous drugs faces removal "immediately" from the reservation.

Non-Indian violates Rosebud Sioux Tribe banish order again
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Non-Indian violates Rosebud Sioux Tribe banish order again (May 8, 2015)
Steven Nichols is a repeat offender -- he's been convicted four times since 2013 of criminal trespass on the reservation.

Osage Nation adopts banishment for dangerous drug offenders
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Osage Nation adopts banishment for dangerous drug offenders (May 5, 2015)
People who are convicted of selling, manufacturing or distributing dangerous drugs now face a mandatory banishment of five years or more.

Leaders of Fort Peck Tribes vote to banish school superintendent
Education | Politics
Leaders of Fort Peck Tribes vote to banish school superintendent (May 1, 2015)
Council members said the local official has not been responsive to the needs of the community.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe maintains strong stance on marijuana
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe maintains strong stance on marijuana (April 28, 2015)
The tribe declared a war on substance abuse last year and isn't interested in legalizing marijuana for any purposes.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe seeks information about heroin death
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe seeks information about heroin death (March 3, 2015)
John Sanders died just two days after a big drug bust in the community.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe banishes two women after drug arrest
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe banishes two women after drug arrest (March 2, 2015)
The women were carrying large amounts of heroin and another drug.

Former chairman of Mashantucket Tribe seeks new trial for theft
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Former chairman of Mashantucket Tribe seeks new trial for theft (April 3, 2014)
Michael Thomas, the former chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut, is asking for a new trial on theft charges.

Mashantucket Tribe banishes brothers after theft convictions
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Mashantucket Tribe banishes brothers after theft convictions (March 17, 2014)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has banished two brothers who were convicted of theft charges.

United Auburn Indian Community sued by banished members
Law | Politics
United Auburn Indian Community sued by banished members (October 11, 2013)
Four banished members of the United Auburn Indian Community of California are suing the tribe in federal court.

Lac La Ronge Indian Band   votes to  banish  three on reserve
Canada
Lac La Ronge Indian Band votes to banish three on reserve (January 19, 2012)
The Lac La Ronge Indian Band of Saskatchewan has banished three people, CBC News reports. Chief Tammy Cook-Searson won't say why the people were removed. "They are acting in a...

United Auburn Indian Community  sees big turnout for vote
Politics
United Auburn Indian Community sees big turnout for vote (December 13, 2011)
The United Auburn Indian Community of California said 77 percent of eligible voters participated in its tribal council election. Incumbents Kim Rey Dubac, the vice chairwoman, and treasurer Brenda Conway...

United Auburn Indian Community  votes for council election
Politics
United Auburn Indian Community votes for council election (December 12, 2011)
Members of the United Auburn Indian Community of California voted in a tribal council election on Saturday. Kim Dubach and Brenda Conway were re-elected to the council. Their challengers were...

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