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The Trump administration's disjointed treatment of Indian Country was on full display as Native American Heritage Month came to a close.
Despite tribal complaints, Drew Wrigley, who called Dakota Access Pipeline opponents 'unlawful,' appears poised to secure the top federal prosecutor's spot in North Dakota.
The drama and injustice on display at Standing Rock have taught a new generation of observers what Native Americans already know.
Significant barriers to voting exist throughout Indian Country today.
Native women and their advocates call the unanimous ruling an important step in their quest for justice in Indian Country.
In an effort to hold the federal government responsible for promises made to the Lakota people, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe has partnered with some heavy hitters to reopen the emergency room on the reservation.
The Rosebud and Pine Ridge hospitals can continue to bill for Medicaid and Medicare services while improvements are being made.
US v. Bryant will determine whether tribal convictions can be used against offenders who repeatedly abuse American Indian women.
After living under the watchful eye of the federal government for the last 15 years, the trailblazing Pine Ridge hemp farmer can finally breathe a measure of relief.
In a ruling that is being called a win for tribal sovereignty a federal judge has lifted a decade old injunction against an Oglala Lakota farmer that prevented him from cultivating industrial hemp.
Citing changes in the legal landscape, a federal judge opened the door for Alex White Plume, a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, to cultivate hemp again.
Before the passing of Antonin Scalia, the justices agreed to determine whether tribal court convictions can be used against repeat domestic violence offenders.
The U.S. Supreme Court is looking closely at a federal law aimed at protecting Native women from repeat domestic violence offenders.
The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to ensure that American Indian and Alaska Native women everywhere are protected from repeat domestic violence offenders.
A meeting with Department of Justice officials in Washington, D.C., raised some significant legal issues.
Federal agents said they found over 30,000 marijuana plants on the reservation but the tribe insisted it was only growing hemp, a
Former U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon wants tribes to be treated the same as states when it comes to legalized hemp.
Interest in marijuana is growing but tribes are being urged to move with caution as they enter the new industry.
Tim Purdon from North Dakota and Brendan Johnson from South Dakota are known for putting a priority on Indian Country.
Tim Purdon, the U.S. Attorney for North Dakota, and Janelle Moos, the executive director of the North Dakota Council on Abused Women’s Services, discuss tribal provisions in S.47, the Violence...
Tim Purdon, the U.S. Attorney for North Dakota, held a tribal listening session on Wednesday. Purdon wants to improve public safety in Indian Country. He has assigned an assistant federal...