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Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Canada
Vice: Hip-hop artist Drezus on new journey after jail sentence (10/29)
A profile of a Native hip-hop artist who has a new perspective on life after serving time in prison on drug charges.

Filed Under: Law
Ex-employee sentenced for stealing from Passamaquoddy Tribe (10/28)
Charles Fourcloud, 59, admitted he stole $20,000 when he worked as the tribe's finance director.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Violence against Native women is on the rise (10/24)
Women residing on Indian reservations suffer domestic violence and physical assault at rates far exceeding women of other ethnicities.

Filed Under: Law
Final person sentenced in theft from Blackfeet Nation program (10/23)
Gary Joseph Conti received the harshest punishment among the six people who were convicted.

Filed Under: Law
Former health executive from Chippewa Cree Tribe sentenced (10/23)
Fawn Patricia Ann Tadios was using tribal funds to visit her husband while he was in prison.

Filed Under: Law
2nd Circuit hears appeal from former chairman of Pequot Tribe (10/22)
Michael Thomas was found guilty of stealing from the tribe and is serving out his sentence in a federal prison in Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Deaths of Native men in Rapid City remain unsolved (10/20)
It started in May of 1998. Bodies began to show up in or near Rapid City Creek.

Filed Under: Law
State employee accused of stealing from Cayuga Nation minors (10/15)
Authorities said the director of Native American Services for the state stole nearly $25,000.

Filed Under: Law
Salt River judge releases gang member tied to officer's murder (10/15)
An Indian gang allegedly targeted the officer, who was killed in the line of duty in May.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Mary Pember: Mental health system fails young Indian woman (10/15)
The struggles of Amelia Kay Looking Sabinsky, a member of the Fort Peck Tribes who died on August 19 at the age of 36.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Leader from Muscogee Nation pleads guilty to stealing $150K (10/10)
Roger Dana Barnett, the tribe's second chief, faces five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Filed Under: Law
Woman on Pine Ridge Reservation charged for killing husband (10/10)
Sarah Lilly Brown Eyes, 56, pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the death of Thomas Norman Brown Eyes Jr. on June 24.

Filed Under: Law
Alaska troopers arrive in village to investigate double homicide (10/09)
The victims were identified as Flossie Semone, 46, and John Arrow, 57, who were a couple.

Filed Under: Law
Shageluk Tribe detains man accused of murdering his parents (10/08)
Tribal and local officials are upset by the response from the Alaska State Troopers.

Filed Under: Law
Man charged with homicide over death on Seminole Reservation (10/06)
Neither the victim nor the suspect are tribal members.

Filed Under: Canada
Native woman faces alleged attacker in court after brutal assault (10/03)
Marlene Bird, 47, was nearly killed and had to have her legs amputated.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe declares war against substance abuse (10/02)
Chief Steve Pego signed a birch bark document outlining the declaration last week.

Filed Under: Law
Second member of Native Mob sentenced to 24 years in prison (10/02)
Anthony Francis Cree pleaded for leniency despite being convicted on attempted murder, assault and drug charges.

Filed Under: Law | National
9th Circuit bars use of tribal conviction in domestic assault case (10/01)
A tribal court conviction can't be used to prove an Indian defendant is a repeat domestic violence offender if the defendant wasn't provided with an attorney.

Filed Under: Law
Three indicted for murder of man from Northern Arapaho Tribe (09/30)
Jared Little Whiteman, 21, was murdered in June.

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