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Filed Under: Law | National
Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds field hearing in Wyoming (04/01)
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) heard from tribal leaders, law enforcement and other witnesses about drugs in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Hoopa Valley Tribe sees setback as fire destroys housing agency (04/01)
Chairwoman Danielle Vigil-Masten said the loss of the Hoopa Housing Authority building would cause a disruption in services.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Tulalip man charged for buying firearm used in school shooting (03/31)
Raymond Lee Fryberg Jr., 42, acquired five guns at a store on the reservation. One was used in the fatal October 2014 shooting.

Filed Under: Law | National
Man charged in stabbing of BIA superintendent in South Dakota (03/31)
Patrick Duffy, a member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, was stabbed in the back with a knife. The alleged assailant is a 51-year-old man.

Filed Under: Law
Police looking for clues after murder of Indian man and woman (03/30)
Joseph Bounds, 30, and Summer Gokey, 26, were found dead on March 20. Both had been shot in the head.

Filed Under: Law | National
Hundreds pay respects to Navajo Nation officer killed on the job (03/30)
Alex Yazzie, 42, spent 12 years in law enforcement on a reservation that's the size of West Virginia.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Police officer who kicked Native man reinstated in Saskatchewan (03/30)
Eddie Stonechild was kicked to the ground and hit his head on a concrete wall. The officer was convicted but the verdict was overturned.

Filed Under: Law | National
BIA official expected to be released from hospital after stabbing (03/30)
Patrick Duffy, the superintendent at the BIA agency on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, was stabbed in his office with a knife.

Filed Under: Law
Another conviction from Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption probe (03/27)
A former Bureau of Land Management official is the latest to be ensnared in the ongoing case.

Filed Under: Canada | Health | Law
Blood Tribe charges three in response to drug overdose deaths (03/24)
Two people died and one overdosed at a birthday party where the drug, known as Oxy 80, was used.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribe seeks boycott of Rapid City newspaper (03/24)
Mistakes in journalism are a daily and frequent occurrence; stories are retracted, apologies are often made.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo Nation in mourning after officer slain in the line of duty (03/23)
Alex Yazzie, 42, was killed in a shootout with a domestic violence suspect. He had worked for the tribal police department for 14 years.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Woman from Rosebud Sioux Tribe still in mental health review (03/23)
Michelle Wounded Face, 24, accused of leaving her two daughters alone in a car on a freezing-cold day.

Filed Under: Law | National
Boy from Seminole Tribe laid to rest amid child abuse claims (03/23)
Authorities say Ahizya Osceola, 3, died under suspicious circumstances in his father's home.

Filed Under: Law
Former police chief from Swinomish Tribe indicted for stealing (03/23)
Federal authorities say Thomas J. Schlicker stole more than $30,000 between 2008 and 2014.

Filed Under: Law
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe blames youth for arrests at event (03/23)
Local police responded to a 'large disturbance' at the tribe's 19th annual ball.

Filed Under: Law | National
Pascua Yaqui Tribe prosecutes 19 non-Indian cases with VAWA (03/20)
Of the 19 cases, 18 involved children in the home and some were assaulted, the tribe's top law enforcer said.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Anthony Broadman: Court expands state powers on tribal land (03/20)
The Washington State Supreme Court wove new threads into the already tangled web of Washington partial P.L. 280 jurisprudence.

Filed Under: Law
One officer killed and another injured in Navajo Nation incident (03/20)
The suspect, described as a young Navajo man, also was killed during a shootout.

Filed Under: Law
Pair accused of stealing tribal members' identities to buy cars (03/19)
The couple avoided paying state and local taxes by claiming the vehicles were purchased by tribal members.

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