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Filed Under: Law | National
Omaha Tribe surprised by appeal in reservation boundary case (05/28)
The tribe met with local officials to discuss the matter but wasn't told that a Supreme Court petition had already been drafted.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Mescalero Apache Nation holds liquor referendum on May 12 (05/06)
Members will determine whether to close the package liquor store, also known as the tribal bar.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dana Lone Elk: Oglala Sioux Tribe goes back on its word on vote (05/04)
How can we say your vote counts or matters when tribal council can take that vote away?

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court rulings affecting Indian law (03/10)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions involving tribal interests in Nebraska, Washington and New York and beyond.

Filed Under: Law | National
Omaha Tribe welcomes denial of rehearing in boundary lawsuit (03/02)
The non-Indian plaintiffs can now pursue an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting tribes (01/13)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law.

Filed Under: Business
Beer company drops name of 'Heyoka' product after complaints (01/06)
American Indian Movement activists raised concerns about the use of the Lakota word in an alcoholic beverage.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Dennis Hastings: Omaha tribal sovereignty for 2015 and beyond (12/26)
The Omaha now have an undisputed right to exercise their tribal sovereignty among the ancestral lands of the original 1854 Reservation external boundaries.

Filed Under: Business | Law
8th Circuit sides with Omaha Tribe in reservation boundary case (12/19)
The decision means a group of non-Indian businesses must comply with the tribe's liquor laws and regulations.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe sues South Dakota over sales tax (11/20)
The state refused to renew the tribe's liquor licenses because the tribe won't collect a tax on the sale of liquor to non-Indians.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: SuAnne Big Crow passed but her dream still lives on (11/03)
SuAnne Big Crow was furious after she watched an NBC broadcast about the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1981.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Regina Brave: Starchy foods and alcohol are killing our people (10/07)
Alcoholism is a devastating disease unknown to our ancestors. Alcohol now pervades every nook, cranny and dimension of our society.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Business drops bid for liquor license opposed by Red Lake Nation (09/03)
The tribe was asking for a liquor-free buffer zone around the reservation.

Filed Under: Business | Law
MPR: Red Lake Nation opposes liquor license near dry reservation (08/29)
The tribe is asking Beltrami County, Minnesota, to create an alcohol-free buffer zone around the dry reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe still working on plan for legal alcohol sales (07/24)
A court challenge kept the referendum in limbo for much of the past year.

Filed Under: Law | National
Alcohol fuels most calls to Oglala Sioux Tribe's police officers (05/29)
More than 200,000 calls come in every year to the police force.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Navajo leaders ask Arizona to cancel licenses for liquor stores (05/16)
A non-Indian man operates three stores on fee land within reservation boundaries.

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: Opinion
Ivan Starr: Don't treat alcoholism like a crime - it's an illness (02/13)
I know the alcohol ban on the Pine Ridge began in the mid-1800s.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe to draft alcohol laws (01/13)
According to tribal officials the Oglala Sioux Tribal council is now preparing to meet on drafting laws that will allow for the consumption and sale of alcohol on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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