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Filed Under: Law | National
Tanya Lee: Violence against Native women a national disgrace (07/30)
Tanya H. Lee writes about the history of federal Indian law and policy leading up to the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.

Filed Under: Law
Mescalero Apache Nation man sentenced for meth trafficking (07/30)
Gabriel Gene Ortega, 34, admitted that he manufactured the drug on the reservation.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Native Sun News: Site documents missing and murdered women (07/30)
Amidst wide spread government intrusion and an epidemic of murder and kidnapping of Indigenous women, First Nation people in Canada are finding ways to address these issues by decolonizing their world and institutions.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Former employee sentenced for theft from Chippewa Cree Tribe (07/29)
A former director of the Rocky Boy's Wellness Center was found guilty of diverting more than $26,000 for his own use.

Filed Under: Law
Four sentenced for stealing HHS funds from Oglala Sioux Tribe (07/25)
The four stole about $109,000 from a program meant to help needy people with energy bills.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo Nation president calls for FBI probe of brutal murders (07/25)
Tribal leader wants to know whether attacks were motivated by race.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jennie Stockle: Justice for victims of Cedarville mass shooting (07/25)
Jennie Stockle reflects on the mass shooting at the Cedarville Rancheria.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: A troubling relationship with Native people in Canada (07/25)
Jake Flanigan of The New York Times explores Canada's treatment of Native people.

Filed Under: Canada | Law | Sports
Two Native girls charged with assault for hockey game brawl (07/24)
A coach said referees at the game were making racist remarks at the players.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo Nation president to discuss brutal murders with mayor (07/24)
Attacks on Navajo homeless people are common, advocates said.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Unsettled: Free speech costs dearly at Passamaquoddy Tribe (07/23)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about accountability and law issues within the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo Nation officials seek meeting in response to murders (07/23)
The victims have been identified as Allison Gorman, 44, and Kee Thompson, who was 45 or 46.

Filed Under: Law | National
Bail set at $5M for teens accused of murdering Navajo men (07/22)
Another Navajo man said his brother was one of the victims.

Filed Under: Law | National
Unsettled: Questions linger on Passamaquoddy leadership (07/22)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about new leadership of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Donna Ennis: Open border to indigenous sisters and children (07/22)
Donna Ennis calls on the United States to open the border to indigenous women from Canada and indigenous children from Mexico and Central America.

Filed Under: Law | National
Teens accused of killing homeless Navajo men in New Mexico (07/21)
A fellow Navajo man witnessed part of the brutal attack.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Unsettled Ch. 23: Passamaquoddy leader indicted for stealing (07/21)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story bout the corruption indictment of Bobby Newell, a former leader of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.

Filed Under: Law | National
Al Jazeera: Advocates seek inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA (07/21)
Al Jazeera reports on efforts to include Alaska Natives in the tribal jurisdiction provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.

Filed Under: Law
Man awaits trial for slaying of Chitimacha Tribe's police officer (07/21)
Sergeant Frederick Albert Riggenbach was killed in the line of duty on January 26, 2013.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Treat alcoholism and drug addictions as diseases (07/21)
The consumption of alcohol and the use of drugs is a disease and it must be attacked as a disease.

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