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Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge dismisses Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe election suit (04/18)
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit over alleged election irregularities within the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Politics
BIA asked to invalidate Shinnecock Nation's new constitution (04/17)
Two former leaders of the Shinnecock Nation of New York are asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to invalidate the tribe's new constitution.

Filed Under: Politics
Lynn Valbuena returns to chairman post at San Manuel Band (04/17)
Lynn Valbuena has returned to the top leadership post at the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Blackfeet Nation heads into election season amid ongoing feud (04/15)
The Blackfeet Nation of Montana will hold a council election this year amid an ongoing leadership dispute.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Alaska Supreme Court won't intervene in tribal leadership fight (04/14)
The Alaska Supreme Court won't be getting involved in a leadership dispute within the Mendas Cha-Ag Tribe of Healy Lake.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe alcohol referendum in limbo due to court case (04/14)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota voted last year to legalize alcohol but implementation remains in limbo.

Filed Under: Politics
Son of late Agua Caliente Band chairman wins council election (04/08)
Reid Milanovich is following in the footsteps of his father, Richard Milanovich, the late former chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Eastern Shoshone Tribe stifled due to lack of quorum on council (04/08)
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming lacks a quorum on the business council, making it impossible to make certain decisions.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Native Republican in race for Arizona governor (04/08)
John Molina, a Native American who grew up in the tiny village of Guadalupe, has thrown his hat in to the Arizona gubernatorial race.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Rival factions of Caddo Nation fighting for control of tribal matters (03/31)
Two factions of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma remain at odds and are each claiming to be in control of the tribe's affairs.

Filed Under: Politics
Chickasaw man wins endorsement in campaign for Senate seat (03/27)
T.W. Shannon, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, has won a key endorsement in his campaign for the open U.S. Senate seat in Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Markwayne Mullin faces ethics probe for business dealings (03/25)
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) faces an ethics probe for continuing to work on his plumbing business while drawing a taxpayer salary in Congress.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe expands voting rights (03/21)
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, facing a new election season this year, has created what many hope will be a ripple effect

Filed Under: Politics
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe ends residence requirement for voting (03/20)
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has eliminated a residency requirement for its elections.

Filed Under: Politics
Paulette Jordan, Coeur d'Alene Tribe, running for Idaho House (03/19)
Paulette Jordan, a member of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, is campaigning for a seat in the Idaho Legislature.

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