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Blood Tribe cites drug crisis in requiring permits for non-citizens
Canada | Law
Blood Tribe cites drug crisis in requiring permits for non-citizens (May 16, 2017)
Non-citizens must pay fees when visiting, working or residing on the reserve in Alberta, Canada.

Man from Blood Tribe charged with manslaughter for drug deaths
Canada | Law
Man from Blood Tribe charged with manslaughter for drug deaths (March 10, 2016)
Two people died after taking the powerful drug fentanyl at a birthday party on the reserve in March 2015.

Blood Tribe accepts $5.8M settlement for illegal use of reserve
Canada
Blood Tribe accepts $5.8M settlement for illegal use of reserve (December 15, 2015)
During World War II, the Canadian government took 55,000 acres for a shooting and bombing practice range.

Blood Tribe banishes five non-members for dealing drugs
Canada | Law
Blood Tribe banishes five non-members for dealing drugs (November 13, 2015)
The tribe has taken a hard stance after 20 people died and 60 overdosed from a dangerous opioid in a six-month period.

Native Sun News: Tribes slam grizzly bear policy as genocide
Canada | Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes slam grizzly bear policy as genocide (August 18, 2015)
Leaders of the Blackfoot Confederacy are mounting a vigorous challenge to the US government’s proposed removal of Endangered Species Act protections from the grizzly bear.

Blood Tribe sees big turnout at conference to address drug abuse
Canada | Law
Blood Tribe sees big turnout at conference to address drug abuse (June 16, 2015)
The tribe dedicated more law enforcement resources and authorized the distribution of anti-overdose kits on the reserve.

Blood Tribe combats rise in abuse of extremely dangerous drug
Canada | Health | Law
Blood Tribe combats rise in abuse of extremely dangerous drug (May 27, 2015)
In just six months, 20 people have died and 60 people have overdosed by taking an illicit version of a powerful painkiller.

Tribes turn to banishment as means to address problem issues
Canada | Law | National
Tribes turn to banishment as means to address problem issues (April 21, 2015)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe, the Lac du Flambeau Band and the Blood Tribe have all used banishment as an option for dealing with certain people.

Walt Lamar: Addicts in Indian Country turning to spiked heroin
Canada | Opinion
Walt Lamar: Addicts in Indian Country turning to spiked heroin (April 16, 2015)
As prescription drugs have become harder to obtain and harder to get a high from, opioid addicts have been turning to heroin, both in Indian Country and throughout the nation.

Yanomami Tribe buries blood samples studied without consent
Health | World
Yanomami Tribe buries blood samples studied without consent (April 13, 2015)
Nearly 2,700 samples were returned to the tribe after they were taken during the 1960s and subjected to scientific study.

Blood Tribe charges three in response to drug overdose deaths
Canada | Health | Law
Blood Tribe charges three in response to drug overdose deaths (March 24, 2015)
Two people died and one overdosed at a birthday party where the drug, known as Oxy 80, was used.

Blood Tribe confirms 16 fatal overdoses from dangerous drug
Canada | Health | Law
Blood Tribe confirms 16 fatal overdoses from dangerous drug (March 23, 2015)
Four more overdoses -- including two that were fatal -- could drive the number up again.

Blood Tribe declares emergency in response to drug problems
Canada | Law
Blood Tribe declares emergency in response to drug problems (March 6, 2015)
Tribal members believe at least 10 people have overdosed on fentanyl, known on the street as Oxy 80.

Opinion: Tribute to the late Blackfoot scholar Narcisse Blood
Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Tribute to the late Blackfoot scholar Narcisse Blood (February 16, 2015)
There are so many people in Indian country processing the loss of our Blackfoot scholar, philosopher, activist, teacher, ceremonialist, healer, family member and friend, Tatsikiistamik (Middle Bull) Narcisse Blood.

Blood Tribe police form task force in response to drug problems
Canada | Law
Blood Tribe police form task force in response to drug problems (January 20, 2015)
Tribal members believe 10 deaths can be linked to a fake prescription drug.

Blood Tribe announces charges from drug busts on the reserve
Canada
Blood Tribe announces charges from drug busts on the reserve (May 8, 2014)
The Blood Tribe of Alberta announced drug and firearms charges against six people.

Review: 'Informed Consent' shares Havasupai Tribe blood story
Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'Informed Consent' shares Havasupai Tribe blood story (April 29, 2014)
A review of Informed Consent, a play about a controversial blood study involving the Havasupai Tribe of Arizona.

NPR: Havasupai Tribe celebrates victory in blood study dispute
Education | Health | National
NPR: Havasupai Tribe celebrates victory in blood study dispute (April 25, 2014)
The Havasupai Tribe of Arizona celebrated Blood Victory Day this week.

Letter: Blood Tribe working to improve quality of water
Canada | Opinion
Letter: Blood Tribe working to improve quality of water (January 14, 2014)
Joe Healy, the director of public works for the Blood Tribe in Alberta, discusses water concerns.

Three teens charged   for beating of elder man from Blood Tribe
Canada | Law
Three teens charged for beating of elder man from Blood Tribe (November 19, 2013)
Three teens have been charged in connection with the beating of an elderly man from the Blood Tribe of Alberta.

Blood Tribe welcomes first public library on a  reserve in Alberta
Canada | Education
Blood Tribe welcomes first public library on a reserve in Alberta (November 5, 2013)
The Blood Tribe is hosting the first public library on a reserve in Alberta.

Blood Tribe police arrest school bus driver for impaired driving
Canada | Education
Blood Tribe police arrest school bus driver for impaired driving (June 6, 2013)
Police from the Blood Tribe of Alberta arrested and charged a school bus driver with impaired driving and refusing to provide a breath sample. Larry Cross Child was carrying 12...

Chief of Blood Tribe sworn into third   consecutive term in office
Canada
Chief of Blood Tribe sworn into third consecutive term in office (December 4, 2012)
Charles Weasel Head was sworn in as chief of the Blood Tribe of Alberta on Monday. This will be Weasel Head's third consecutive term in office. He pledged for more...

SFU News: Blood Tribe student aims for career in visual effects
Canada | Education
SFU News: Blood Tribe student aims for career in visual effects (June 8, 2012)
"Blood Tribe (Kanai First Nation) member John Pantherbone was among the first in his family to graduate from high school and then university. But his walk across the convocation dais...

Blood Tribe charges two with selling prescription drugs on reserve
Canada
Blood Tribe charges two with selling prescription drugs on reserve (June 1, 2012)
The Blood Tribe of Alberta arrested and charged two people for selling prescription drugs on the reserve. Police stopped a vehicle carrying two men. Officer found 900 prescription pills inside,...

No charges over fire sparked by sweat lodge on reserve
Canada
No charges over fire sparked by sweat lodge on reserve (April 19, 2012)
No charges will be filed against a member of the Blood Tribe of Alberta whose sweat lodge sparked a major fire on the reserve. The fire destroyed two houses, damaged...

Man admits sweat lodge led to major blaze on Blood Reserve
Canada
Man admits sweat lodge led to major blaze on Blood Reserve (December 7, 2011)
The Blood Tribe of Alberta is considering charges against the person or persons responsible for a large grassfire on the reserve. Addison Crow Spread His Wings, 57, said the fire...

Blood Tribe investigates cause of fire amid sweat lodge rumor
Canada
Blood Tribe investigates cause of fire amid sweat lodge rumor (November 30, 2011)
The Blood Tribe of Alberta is investigating the cause of a fire on the reserve amid rumors that it was started by someone who was warming up rocks for a...

Trevor Greyeyes: Everyone wants to be a chief but not an Indian
Canada | Opinion
Trevor Greyeyes: Everyone wants to be a chief but not an Indian (August 9, 2011)
"I've noticed two stories this summer where non-First Nations people were acknowledged with the honorary title of "Chief." The most recent comes out of Thunder Bay where Rev. Larry Kroker...

Blood Tribe celebrates   Prime Minister Stephen Harper as chief
Canada
Blood Tribe celebrates Prime Minister Stephen Harper as chief (July 12, 2011)
The Blood Tribe of Alberta inducted Prime Minister Stephen Harper into the Kainai Chieftainship at a ceremony on the reserve on Monday. Harper was given the name "Chief Speaker." He...

Investigation into death of man at Blood Tribe's police cell
Canada
Investigation into death of man at Blood Tribe's police cell (June 3, 2011)
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team is investigating the death of man who died in the custody of the Blood Tribe Police Service. The 48-year-old man was a member of...

Blood Tribe announces   partnership for oil and gas development
Business | Canada
Blood Tribe announces partnership for oil and gas development (April 5, 2011)
The Blood Tribe of Alberta has formed an energy company to take advantage of oil and gas development on the reserve. Kainai Energy, the new company, will work with Native...

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