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Filed Under: Law | Politics
Blackfeet Nation denies political motive in arrest of ex-leader (11/26)
Shannon Augare, a former council member and outgoing state lawmaker, was cited for DUI, eluding an officer and speeding.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Former convicted leader of Crow Tribe seeks to clear his name (11/26)
Attorneys for Clifford Birdinground question whether a federal judge was biased against Native Americans.

Filed Under: Law
Family members plead guilty to thefts from reservation town (11/25)
More than $132,000 was stolen from the town of Brockton on the Fort Peck Reservation.

Filed Under: Law
Three arrested in fatal stabbing at Yankton Sioux tribal housing (11/24)
Three suspects have been apprehended following the death of one person.

Filed Under: Law | National
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate in shock after shooting leaves 4 dead (11/24)
Chairman Robert Shepherd asks community to stand together following the deaths of four young people on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harold Monteau: Teach children about our positive tribal values (11/24)
It's never too late to change lives, especially our own

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Chippewa Cree Tribe swears in chairman more than a year later (11/24)
Ken St. Marks has supported a federal investigation into corruption on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
PBS: VAWA helps tribes go after non-Indian domestic offenders (11/24)
The Tulalip Tribes are one of the first to exercise authority over non-Indian offenders as part of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Ex-employee of Passamaquoddy Tribe admits to drug charge (11/21)
A pharmacy technician stole prescription pain medicine and shredded documents to conceal the theft.

Filed Under: Law | National
FBI opens background check database to tribal law agencies (11/20)
The National Instant Criminal Background Check System is used to conduct checks on people who want to acquire firearms.

Filed Under: Law
Leader of Tunica-Biloxi Tribe hit with prescription drug charges (11/19)
Joey Barbry was elected chairman in April, following the death of his father, the tribe's longtime leader.

Filed Under: Opinion
Eric Holder: Responding to sexual violence in Indian Country (11/18)
Discussing the work of the American Indian/Alaska Native Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-Sexual Assault Response Team Initiative.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
DOJ task force calls for tribal jurisdiction in child abuse cases (11/18)
The Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence issues its report after a year of work.

Filed Under: Opinion
Joanne Shenandoah: Protect our Native children from violence (11/18)
The co-chairs of the Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence discuss how to protect Native children.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jeffrey Whalen: Crime and corruption within Oglala Sioux Tribe (11/18)
I decided to temporarily quit writing about the corruption going on within the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Garfield Steele: Oglala Sioux Tribe must protect our children (11/17)
Council member for the Oglala Sioux Tribe says sexual predators who live on the reservation should be revealed.

Filed Under: Law
Former chairman of Chippewa Cree Tribe enters guilty plea (11/13)
Bruce Sunchild admitted he stole money from the tribe and its health clinic.

Filed Under: Canada
Two charged with attempted murder in attack on Native girl (11/12)
The 16-year-old Native girl remains in intensive care after being left for dead in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Native woman heads to trial for purchasing eagle feathers (11/12)
Rachel CrowSpreadingWings is representing herself and will argue that she has a constitutional right to buy and possess eagle parts.

Filed Under: Law | World
Tribal community in Colombia sentences men for murders (11/10)
Five men and two minors, who belong to a militant group, were apprehended and quickly brought to justice.

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