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Filed Under: Law
Another guilty plea comes in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption case (08/19)
Shad Huston paid off corrupt tribal leaders and a gave a $25,000 SUV to a corrupt chairman.

Filed Under: Law
Leader of Muscogee Nation goes on trial in theft case next month (08/19)
Jury selection is due to begin September 15 and the trial will start September 22.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (08/19)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.

Filed Under: Canada
Authorities in Manitoba probe murder of 15-year-old Native girl (08/18)
Tina Fontaine was from the Sagkeeng First Nation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Hundreds mourn death of six-year-old girl from Nooksack Tribe (08/18)
Jenise Wright was remembered as a happy, outgoing girl who was always smiling and eager to make friends.

Filed Under: Law
Judge dismisses case against Fort Peck Tribes housing official (08/18)
Prosecutors dropped a sexual assault case against Darren Jon Longhair, 24.

Filed Under: Law | National
Authorities link slaying of Salt River officer to Indian prison gang (08/15)
The tribal police force abruptly pulled out of an anti-gang task force earlier this month.

Filed Under: Law
Chippewa Cree man sentenced to 7 1/2 years in corruption case (08/15)
Tony Belcourt admitted that he took bribes and accepted kickbacks when he served as CEO of a tribal corporation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Slain six-year-old girl is daughter of woman from Nooksack Tribe (08/13)
A 17-year-old neighbor of the family will be charged as adult for the murder of the young girl.

Filed Under: Law
Couple from Northern Cheyenne Reservation deny meth charges (08/12)
Leslie Bear Comes Out, 32, and Delphine Medicine Horse, 40, are accused of selling the drug in a home where children were present.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Let's fix broken marijuana policies in America (08/12)
Brandon Ecoffey calls for the decriminalization of marijuana.

Filed Under: Law
Narragansett Tribe investigates stabbing at powwow grounds (08/11)
A 37-year-old man was reported to be in serious condition after being stabbed at the powwow grounds.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Seeking answers for brutal murders of two Navajo men (08/07)
Columnist looks at efforts by the Navajo Nation to take care of its people wherever they may live.

Filed Under: Law
Crow Reservation murder defendant held in psychiatric facility (08/06)
Sheldon Bernard Chase, 25, is accused of murdering his grandmother, his cousin and his cousin's boyfriend in October 2011

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Second chief from Muscogee Nation charged for embezzlement (08/06)
Roger Dana Barnett is accused of stealing about $150,000 from the tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National
Memorial for Navajo men who were murdered in New Mexico (08/04)
Allison Gorman, 44, and Kee Thompson, 46, were killed on July 19 as they slept in a lot on the west side of Albuquerque.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Teen held for brutal murder of 13-year-old Alaska Native girl (08/04)
The 14-year-old boy faces a hearing to determine whether he will be tried as an adult or a juvenile for the murder of Mackenzie Howard.

Filed Under: Law | National
Report shows dip in Indian Country detention center population (08/01)
The most overcrowded facility was the Medicine Root Detention Center on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Chippewa Cree Tribe takes Original Americans Foundation money (08/01)
Tribal officials see nothing wrong with taking money that supports NFL Washington team's racist mascot.

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.

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