tag: law enforcement

Insurrection Resurrection
Fences, cameras and barricades are back up around the U.S. Capitol as supporters of the violent January 6 insurrection return to the nation’s capital for a so-called rally.
Brendon Galbreath Memorial
About a hundred people gathered to grieve the loss of Brendon Galbreath, a citizen of the Blackfeet Nation who died in an encounter with police.
Navajo Nation
The first time Ozzy Watchman took his daughter, Navajo Nation police never responded to the family’s call for help, relatives said.
Roy Slowman
Indigenous nations across the country have experienced chronic federal underfunding, which has led to disproportionate impacts tied to COVID-19 through housing, employment, public safety, food security, health care and economic outcomes.
Muscogee Nation
The Muscogee Nation has repeatedly invited the Governor of Oklahoma to join forces and partner with us, but he refuses.
Christine Benally
Every day that Christine Benally looks out of the window of her home, she’s reminded of how the federal government failed to protect her child.
Orange Shirt Day
People ask why the residential-boarding school survivors, their respective families and supporters wear orange.
Navajo Nation Police
The increased demands of the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated long-standing issues within the Navajo Nation’s police department.
Reservation Dogs
Reservation Dogs is a half-hour comedy that follows four Native teenagers in Oklahoma whose dream is to get to California.
Deb Haaland
The Biden administration is seeking nominations for the Not Invisible Act Commission to address missing, murdered and trafficked Native Americans.
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Cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and relatives continue to make headlines across the country.
U.S. Capitol
Lawmakers rejected a proposal that would have added $154 million to the Bureau of Indian Affairs budget to address a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
'Farmington is on Indian Land'
We need to organize and find out why none of these murders have been solved.
Cherokee Nation
A year after McGirt, it remains the most important case in our lifetimes in support of tribal sovereignty in many generations.
David Hill
“Generations of Mvskokvlke (Muscogee) will always look to this historic day as a reminder of our remarkable past, our perseverance and survival and our inherent right to exist as a sovereign nation,” said Chief David W. Hill.
Land Back in Rapid City, South Dakota
Grassroots treaty rights events on Independence Day featured a peaceful but spectacular civil disobedience action.
Mount Adams
The Yakama Nation is celebrating after a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe has been right all along about its treaty lands.
crowagency
Tribes that face threats to their political integrity, economic security, health and welfare may finally be able to exercise authority over non-Indians.
U.S. Supreme Court
A sovereignty dispute that originated on the Crow Reservation in Montana has finally been addressed by the highest court in the land.
zacharybearheelsgrandmother
It’s been four years since Zachary Bear Heels died after being beaten by police officers in Nebraska’s largest city.
crowtribe
Tribal police have the authority to detain non-Indians traveling through reservations if the officer has a reasonable belief that the suspect violated state or federal law, the Supreme Court ruled.
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The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is declaring victory for treaty rights and sacred places in an ongoing battle against the Republican governor of South Dakota.
supremecourt
Tribal governments have the power to search and temporarily detain non-Indians suspected of breaking federal or state laws within reservations, the nation’s highest court has ruled.
nativeamericacalling nac
When a crime occurs, you call the police. There are questions, investigations and evidence-collecting. What happens then?
crowtribe
The nation’s highest court has unanimously sided with tribal sovereignty in one of two Indian law cases on the docket.
silverlittleagle
The family of Silver Little Eagle has been raising funds following an attack that took place off the reservation.
The Capitol after the attack
The House of Representatives voted to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the deadly January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, despite the opposition of 175 Republicans.
chuckhoskin
As Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, I feel strongly the duty to our Cherokee ancestors who sacrificed so much for the rights we have today.
sacramentoprayerwalk
Hundreds of Native people and their allies marched through California’s capital to bring awareness to the epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
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The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
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“We must lift the voices of surviving family members to fight for the justice that is overdue for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls,” Democratic party leaders said.
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“The violence perpetrated against Indigenous women and girls is an epidemic that requires our attention and urgent action,” said Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona), Chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources.
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The Biden administration is taking additional steps to address the crisis of missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives in hopes of putting the focus back on survivors, families and tribal nations.
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“Today, thousands of unsolved cases of missing and murdered Native Americans continue to cry out for justice and healing,” says President Joe Biden.
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Secretary Deb Haaland discusses efforts to combat violence against Indigenous peoples, a day before Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives Awareness Day.
nativeamericacalling nac
Native America Calling will get a view of what’s showing promise in combating the epidemic of our missing and murdered relatives.
Derek Chauvin Trial March
Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.
northern cheyenne reservation
This is a sad column to write because it casts a poor refection on some people on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.
marchforourlives
America has become a national disgrace when it comes to guns and that has to change.