tag: law enforcement

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With change coming at the highest levels of government, tribal and federal officials are working to ensure the crisis of missing and murdered loved ones in Indian Country remains a priority.
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For the second time in as many years, the U.S. Supreme Court will be taking up a case that impacts the treaty rights of the Crow Tribe.
A controversial hemp operation on the Navajo Nation has spawned a federal investigation into reports of marijuana production, interstate drug trafficking and violations of labor and child labor laws.
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Winfield Russell, also known as One Bird, served the Northern Cheyenne people in many different capacities throughout his life.
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A former police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old has been charged in federal court with first degree murder.
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Remains of 181 migrants were found in the Arizona desert through the end of September, 37 more than in all of last year and the most since 2013.
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Native people are trying to address homelessness in their community. A former cop who now serves as mayor is standing in their way.
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“You have the full endorsement of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe,” President Rodney Bordeaux told the Democratic presidential ticket.
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When domestic violence happens there’s a number of agencies involved including the justice system, police, and social service agencies.
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Residents on the Salt River Pima–Maricopa Indian Community are condemning the use of force against a opponents of Donald Trump’s border wall.
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Tohono O’odham and congressional officials are condemning the “utterly shameful” use of tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a border wall protest.
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O’odham land and water protectors who held a ceremony on Indigenous Peoples Day were attacked and arrested by federal and state law enforcement in Arizona.
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American citizens – including members of the Tohono O’odham Nation – were tear gassed by law enforcement near a Border Patrol checkpoint in southern Arizona.
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Steve Bullock promised to respect tribal sovereignty and support much-needed federal programs that benefit tribal citizens if elected to the U.S. Senate.
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Amid growing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the U.S. Supreme Court opened its latest term as Republicans remain intent on confirming a conservative judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the nation’s highest judicial body.
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Despite all of the rhetoric on Capitol Hill about enhancing tribal law and order, deterring violence against our women, and bringing our missing and murdered relatives home, nobody expresses concern about the dehumanization associated with disenrollment.
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By helping small businesses through tough times with forgivable loans, offering tax credits in Opportunity Zones to lift up distressed communities, and investing in our infrastructure, we can get America back to work and rebuild our economy.
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Native journalist Jen Deerinwater captured a pivotal moment during the George Floyd protests in the nation’s capital.