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Native Sun News: Indian inmates see religious rights suppressed (03/04)
In response to the continued denial of religious freedoms to Native American prisoners in multiple states across the country, several prominent advocacy groups have approached the United Nations Human Rights Committee with a complaint.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Too many Native people in Montana prison system (01/06)
Native American men and women are over-represented in the prison system in Montana.

Filed Under: Law
County jail adds sweat lodge for large Indian inmate population (10/23)
The jail in Coconino County, Arizona, is building a new sweat lodge for its large Indian inmate population.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Federal sentencing impacts Indian inmates (08/22)
In a speech to the American Bar Association last week, United States Attorney General, Eric Holder, introduced a dramatically different approach to how the federal government will now prosecute and sentence non-violent drug offenders.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Protecting all prison inmates from sexual assault (05/27)
The New York Times on a report Department of Justice report which found that a Bureau of Indian Affairs detention facility on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota had...

Filed Under: Law
BIA detention facility had highest sexual misconduct rate (05/17)
A Bureau of Indian Affairs detention facility on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota had the highest rate of staff sexual misconduct than any other in the U.S., according...

Filed Under: Opinion
Andrew Yellowbear: Indian inmates being ignored in state (03/21)
Andrew Yellowbear Jr., a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming who has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering his 22-month-old daughter, says Indian inmates are being...

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Prison guards watched as Indian inmate died (03/14)
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Tony Lester Indian inmate bled to death while officers...

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Indian inmates in South Dakota win lawsuit (02/07)
The following story was written and reported by Evelyn Red Lodge, Native Sun News Correspondent. All content © Native Sun News. Inmates win tobacco lawsuit By Evelyn Red Lodge Native...

Filed Under: Law
Indian inmates at odds with state over tobacco at ceremonies (11/29)
Indian inmates in South Dakota are at odds with state corrections officials over the use of tobacco in ceremonies. The Native American Council of Tribes, a group that holds ceremonies...

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