Murder charges for deaths of homeless Native men in Manitoba (April 29, 2015)
John Paul Ostamas, 39, is accused of murdering three people on the streets of Winnipeg.
Indictment and guilty plea over Citizen Potawatomi Nation theft (April 29, 2015)
The former executive director of the tribe's community development corporation pleaded guilty to theft and a second person who was allegedly involved in the scheme has been indicted.
Marc Simmons: Colonial official arrested for allowing tribal dance (April 29, 2015)
Gov. Mendizábal listened intently and then announced that he was granting the Indians permission to stage these ceremonies openly, in public. Indeed, he gleefully and strongly encouraged them to do so.
Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage could impact tribes (April 29, 2015)
The outcome may not force tribes to recognize same-sex marriage but it could put pressure on them to do so.
Youth from three tribes to explore ancestral Delaware homeland (April 29, 2015)
The Delaware Nation, the Delaware Tribe and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community are sending 15 youth to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
Hoopa Valley Tribe maintains law against marijuana cultivation (April 29, 2015)
An effort to repeal the law that bans marijuana on the reservation failed at the polls after tribal youth and tribal officials spoke out against it.
Column: Return all ancestral islands to Wiyot Tribe in California (April 29, 2015)
While it is impossible to undo the atrocities perpetrated on the Wiyot people, efforts by the city, the harbor district and our community to repatriate these three islands to the Wiyot tribal government is a positive direction.
Little Traverse Bay Bands seek clarity on reservation boundary (April 29, 2015)
The 1855 Treaty of Detroit promised a reservation and the tribe wants a recognition of those boundaries.
Chippewa Cree Tribe ordered to pay $648K to ousted chairman (April 29, 2015)
Ken St. Marks has won three elections but has repeatedly faced retaliation from his fellow council members.
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge school hosts first bison ceremony (April 29, 2015)
Students and staff gathered outside of Loneman School for a ceremony for the harvesting and processing of a 3-year old buffalo from the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s Slim Butte’s pasture.
Mississippi Choctaw chief faces slew of challengers for top seat (April 29, 2015)
The race features a rematch between Phyliss J. Anderson, the first woman to lead the tribe, and Beasley Denson, the chief she ousted in 2011.
Meskwaki Nation puts up $25K reward in case of missing woman (April 29, 2015)
Rita Janelle Papakee, a 41-year-old mother of four, was last seen by family on January 16.
Lakota Country Times: Great Plains tribes blast changes at BIE (April 29, 2015)
Representatives of the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Indian Education were met with robust and unified resistance from tribal leaders across the Great Plains region.
Supreme Court won't review case involving Indian online lender (April 29, 2015)
Non-Indian customers of Western Sky Financial won't have to submit to tribal court jurisdiction.
Top Maine official opposes bill for fishing agreements with tribes (April 29, 2015)
The head of the Department of Marine Resources says that tribal members must comply with state laws.
California weighs replacement of statue of Indian mission figure (April 29, 2015)
Junipero Serra has represented the state in the National Statuary Hall since 1931.
Opinion: Tribal disobedience over unfair taxes in Indian Country (April 29, 2015)
Beyond disobedience, tribal spending power and economic self-determination may present even more powerful tools in the fight for economic justice near the reservation.
Kickapoo Tribe council member resigns after criminal charges (April 29, 2015)
Westley Sag-Tuk Banks was serving as secretary but stepped down after being charged in connection with an incident on the reservation.
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