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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.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Republican lawmaker for reservations has felony conviction (11/10)
Gilbert Bruce Meyers, a member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, was ordered to live away from his family after a child abuse conviction.

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Changing attitudes on trafficking of Native girls (11/06)
A new report that documents how Native girls are victimized in the sex trafficking industry in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Law | World
Ten men charged for burning Indian woman alive in Paraguay (11/06)
Two leaders of the village are among those who have been charged with first-degree murder.

Filed Under: Law
2nd Circuit affirms conviction of former Mashantucket leader (11/04)
Michael Thomas was found guilty of stealing from the tribe and is serving out his sentence in a federal prison in Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Native girls victimized by traffickers in Minnesota (11/04)
Seventy-five percent of juvenile sex trafficking cases involved Native American victims.

Filed Under: Law
Texas couple accused of selling fake tribal membership cards (10/31)
Immigrants were told that the fake 'Yamassee' documents would prevent them from being deported.

Filed Under: Politics
Red Lake News: Tribe welcomes Sen. Tester and Sen. Franken (10/31)
October 19, 2014, found the Red Lake Tribal Council Headquarters a busy place as two U.S. Senators visited with tribal leaders about issues of concern to the Red Lake Nation.

Filed Under: Law
Former chairman of Chippewa Cree Tribe faces more charges (10/31)
Bruce Sunchild is accused of stealing money from the tribe's health clinic.

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