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Eric Lee Flores, a young citizen of the Tulalip Tribes, was sentenced to probation and home detention for his role in the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
Opposition to the sale of public lands appears to have played a major role in the selection of the Montana Republican to lead the Interior Department.
'This is off-the-charts unbelievable,' a defense attorney said in response to the shocking verdicts.
A juror who once worked for the federal government was removed after questions were raised about his impartiality.
Anti-government protesters with guns and ammunition took over a federal refuge that was once a reservation for the Burns Paiute Tribe.
An attorney for one of the ringleaders claimed the federal government didn't own a refuge that was stolen from the Burns Paiute Tribe.
The armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon generated international and criminal charges.
Eric Lee Flores, 22, was the youngest defendant charged in connection with the armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
According to authorities, Jake Ryan helped dig a road and latrines on and near sacred areas at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
The Interior Department is promising to increase the Oregon tribe's role at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, its ancestral home.
A superseding indictment was unsealed and listed more charges against 26 people in connection with the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
The Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Justice is looking into the fatal shooting of the spokesperson of the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
Eric Lee Flores, 22, apparently went back and forth between his reservation and the wildlife refuge in Oregon at the start of the 41-day occupation.
The 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon cost taxpayers at least $3.3 million.
Cliven, Ammon and Ryan Bundy and two of their supporters were indicted for taking up arms against federal officers in Nevada.
Authorities will be looking for damage to sacred sites and thousands of artifacts at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
Cliven Bundy is being held in the same jail as his two sons and is facing charges in connection with a standoff at his ranch in Nevada in 2014.
Some 850 tribal members each received just $743.20 in 1969 for the taking of their 1.78-million acre ancestral reservation.
The cowboy legal scholars are about as competent as legal theorists as most law professors would be as cowboys.
The FBI continues to negotiate with the holdouts in hopes of resolving the takeover of the ancestral reservation of the Burns Paiute Tribe.
Even as the group dwindled, Burns Paiute Tribe Chairwoman Charlotte Rodrique expressed concerns about the occupation.
The mainstream media, however, is unlikely to ever acknowledge that to this day the lands in question are still Northern Paiute Nation territory.
Chairwoman Delores Pigsley expressed full support for the Burns Paiute Tribe after one of her citizens appeared in a video posted by the armed group.
Most Indians agree when pushed that we are better off that the Constitution commands the federal government to deal with us to the exclusion of state and local governments.
Robert 'LaVoy' Finicum, 55, who had been the primary spokesperson of the occupation, was killed in Oregon.
The armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon began on January 2.
The Bundy gang’s staged pronouncements about American values, pioneer history and the sacred rights of landowners are offensive.
The tribe is demanding federal action under both the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 and a 'protection against bad men' provision in the treaty the tribe signed with the United States in 1868.
The Malheur Indian Reservation was established for the Northern Paiutes in 1872 by President Grant.
About 4,000 artifacts are housed at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
As much as we’d like to call the Bundy Family Cohorts a bunch of terrorists for taking over an empty so-called federal bunkhouse in the middle of nowhere that was once Paiute land, we can’t because they haven’t killed anyone.
The forcible removal of the Paiute people from the Malheur Reservation in the 19th century in violation of their treaty rights brings to mind the Trail of Broken Treaties protest in 1972 and the continued failure of the U.S. to live up to its treaty obligations - the law of the land.
Yet more armed, white militants, members of the Pacific Patriots Network arrived in Burns, Oregon this weekend.
During my field work in Harney and Grant counties 35 years ago, I came to know and respect the ranchers, many of whom worked hard to perpetuate traditional ranching despite the pressures of outside agribusiness and land speculators.
The federal government sued to quiet title to the land it had stolen fair and square from the Northern Paiutes after the Bannock War.
Scratch the surface of any land issues in the United States, especially in the West, and you are confronted with persisting and strong land claims held by Native nations.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has remained open because the agency that serves the Burns Paiute Tribe is more than 200 miles from the site of the armed takeover.
So here we are today: An armed group of white men wants to 'reclaim public land for the people.'
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) introduced a resolution condemning the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
'They just need to get the hell out of here,' council member Jarvis Kennedy said during a press conference at tribal headquarters.
If anyone should assume a greater caretaking role for the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, which a group of armed protesters are occupying, it's not the state, or private owners, but the Burns Paiute Tribe.
Tribal leaders are speaking out against the group that is occupying a federal refuge near the reservation.
Ammon Bundy, a leader of the occupation, claims people are interested in 'taking back their land and resources' but doesn't mention that the area was originally promised to the Burns Paiute Tribe.
The land in and around the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge was initially promised by treaty to the Burns Paiute Tribe before it was taken by the federal government.
Fire crews were able to prevent the blaze from spreading to additional buildings at the tribal headquarters.
The tribe wants 29,000 acres placed in trust as part of its wildlife mitigation efforts.