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Filed Under: Law
Man from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe charged for cousin's murder (12/19)
Ryan Keith Ironroad, 26, is accused of killing Clay Thomas Hagel last month.

Filed Under: Opinion
Walt Lamar: Cooperation helps address crime in Indian Country (12/18)
A former head of law enforcement at the Bureau of Indian Affairs discusses ways to address crime in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Law | National
Pueblo family upset by one-year sentence over singer's death (12/12)
The non-Indian assailant received a year in prison and two years of supervised released.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Bales taken at Rosebud Sioux Tribe spirit camp (12/12)
Tribal and federal agencies are looking into an incident involving the removal of dozens of giant alfalfa bales from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s Oyate Wahacanka Woecun Spirit Camp.

Filed Under: Law
Ex-employee of Oklahoma tribal corporation sentenced for theft (12/10)
Robin Jean Bitseedy admitted stealing money from WCD Enterprises, a corporation charted by the Wichita Tribes, the Caddo Nation and the Delaware Tribe.

Filed Under: Law
Former Chippewa Cree Tribe chair pleads guilty in corruption case (12/09)
John “Chance” Houle admitted he accepted bribes and kickbacks from companies and vendors that did business with the tribe.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Tribes warned about misspending of federal health care money (12/08)
The Office of Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services is taking a close look at tribal spending.

Filed Under: Law
Five defendants change pleas in Berry Creek Rancheria dispute (12/05)
The charges stem from a dispute over the disenrollment policies of the Tyme Maidu Tribe.

Filed Under: Law
Salt River Pima-Maricopa man sentenced for shooting 2 officers (12/05)
Micah Sobori Moquino, 20, admitted he shot one officer in the hand and another in the leg.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Ex-employee accused of stealing $778,632 from Laguna Pueblo (12/05)
Tribal authorities say Marshall Cheromiah took the money from an ATM machine at a tribal business.

Filed Under: Law
Self-proclaimed 'shaman' left custody and walked to Connecticut (12/04)
Iron Thunderhorse, who claims to be Quinnipiac, walked away from a halfway house where he was serving a 99-year sentence.

Filed Under: Law
Meskwaki man's murder trial delayed due to jury makeup issues (12/04)
Only two out of 86 potential jurors identified as Native American.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Ousted leader of Chippewa Cree Tribe denies theft accusations (12/03)
Ken St. Marks has been removed from his post for the second time in two years.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Leaders of Chippewa Cree Tribe try to remove chairman again (12/02)
An outside attorney came all the way from Philadelphia to read a series of allegations against Chairman Ken St. Marks.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Tribes struggle to provide services to youth in justice system (12/01)
Juveniles who commit crimes or get into trouble are often placed in detention centers where they receive little support and services.

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.

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