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Filed Under: Law | National
Lakota Voice: Rosebud Sioux Tribe probes hiring of top attorney (02/24)
he Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is investigating whether its attorney general falsely claimed membership in Taos Pueblo in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Opinion
Simon Moya-Smith: Citizenship vs. membership in a tribal nation (02/21)
Simon Moya-Smith discusses a touchy subject in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Law | National
9th Circuit to rehear case over defendant's 'Indian' status (02/12)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to rehear a dispute over a criminal defendant's Indian status.

Filed Under: Law | National
9th Circuit determines defendant doesn't meet 'Indian' status (09/20)
A defendant's tribal enrollment certificate isn't enough to prove he is an Indian for purposes of federal law, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

Filed Under: Law
9th Circuit withdraws decision for defendant's Indian status (08/21)
For the second time this year, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has withdrawn an opinion affecting a criminal defendant's Indian status.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jennifer Gapetz: Baby Veronica is a Cherokee Nation citizen (06/26)
Jennifer Gapetz, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has a message for the media in light of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.

Filed Under: Opinion
Vince Two Eagles: The rez of the story on enrollment matters (06/25)
Vince Two Eagles discusses tribal enrollment matters on his Rez of the Story column.

Filed Under: Law | National
This Land: One man's fight for Cherokee Freedmen justice (05/22)
This Land Magazine publishes a lengthy article about the Freedmen citizenship dispute within the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and the role played by David Cornsilk, a tribal member: On an...

Filed Under: Law | National
9th Circuit to resolve tribal membership issues in crime cases (04/19)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to reconsider two decisions involving the "Indian" status of criminal defendants. In US v. Zepeda, the court held that a "certificate of...

Filed Under: Law | National
Graton Rancheria restricts ability to remove members from roll (04/05)
The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria in California adopted a constitution in January that makes it harder for the tribe to remove people from the rolls. People can be removed...

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