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Onondaga Nation headed to DC to pursue justice for land claim (04/14)
The Onondaga Nation of New York is asking the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for help with its land claim.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: City looking for agreement with tribes over sales taxes (04/10)
Keith Hall, a commissioner in Shawnee, Oklahoma, says the city wants to reach agreement with tribes over the taxation of goods sold to non-Indians.

Filed Under: Law | National
Non-Indian woman drops ICWA case involving Cherokee Nation (04/09)
A non-Indian woman whose biological daughter was at the center of an Indian Child Welfare Act case has withdrawn a lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the law.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Supreme Court strikes cap on individual campaign contributions (04/03)
A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a decades-old cap on the amount of money an individual can contribute during an election cycle.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives wait far too long to get a fair shake (04/02)
The Katie John case is at an end. Or perhaps another beginning.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Trust
Senate measure introduced to fix Carcieri land-into-trust ruling (04/01)
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate introduced a bill to fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Alaska Native subsistence (03/31)
The U.S. Supreme Court today denied a petition in Alaska v. Jewell, an Alaska Native subsistence case.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Minnesota tribes should adjust treaty fishing techniques (03/31)
Columnist says Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota should adjust their upcoming fishing season in order to protect walleye.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Oklahoma might side with city in dispute over tribes and taxes (03/27)
The state of Oklahoma might step into a sales tax dispute between the city of Shawnee and four tribes, Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree said.

Filed Under: Law | National
Supreme Court backs broad interpretation of domestic violence (03/27)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday endorsed a broad interpretation of domestic violence in barring a Tennessee man from possessing guns.

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