March 29, 2015

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Former BLM employee set to plead guilty in fraud case Written by Associated Press 296
Havre businessman faces sentencing in Chippewa Cree bribery Written by Associated Press 1242
Man charged with threatening to kill tribal police officers Written by Associated Press 318
US tribes free to prosecute non-Indians for certain crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 363
AG: Aquash case might solve other Wounded Knee cases Written by STEPHEN LEE, Capital Journal 392
Court to consider preservation of judge’s racist emails Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 248
Former tribal college president acquitted in kickbacks trial Written by Associated Press 603
Up to 2 dozen horses shot, dumped in Montana field Written by Associated Press 893
Trial set in $242K tribal embezzlement case Written by Associated Press 1153
Man pleads guilty in cigarette scheme Written by Associated Press 1308
Vandals spray graffiti at park protecting ancient Indian art Written by Associated Press 1304
Officer stumbles upon $33,000 in Kiowa artwork at old meth lab Written by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press 1337
3 Cheyenne-Arapaho tribal buildings in Concho burn Written by Associated Press 2023
Police now probing reports of students harassed at game Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 955
State official admits stealing from Cayuga Nation children Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 829
Woman held in shooting on Indian reservation near San Diego Written by Associated Press 1241
Report: Lower Brule tribal leaders mishandled millions Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 1549
Caddoan artifacts stolen in Arkansas in 2006 remain missing Written by JIM WILLIAMSON, Texarkana Gazette 2326
Plea bargain nets probation for former tribal AG Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 1956
Tensions mount in aftermath of shooting by police officer Written by Associated Press 2056
Tribal council member pleads guilty to charges Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2004
Tribes could issue protective orders against non-Natives Written by Associated Press 2032
Attorneys for judiciary say judge’s emails confidential Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1794
Former office manager sentenced for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 1264
Medical examiner: actress died of blunt injuries Written by Associated Press 2114
Former Blackfeet chair gets fraud judgment Written by Associated Press 1633
More plea deals struck in Chippewa Cree corruption case Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1821
Attorney wants records from Franciscan Friars in sexual abuse case Written by Associated Press 1537
Attorneys seek to clear former Crow tribe chairman Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1750
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action Written by Associated Press 2166
Former Choctaw official charged in construction fraud case Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 2157
Tribes work to create sex-offender registries Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1850
Former chief takes stand in construction fraud case Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 2455
Testimony: Lavish gifts given to land casino contracts Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 5560
15 charged in armed takeover that closed casino Written by Associated Press 1850
Cherokee Nation opens new office in Sallisaw Written by Associated Press 1593
Man indicted in shooting of Navajo police officer Written by Publisher 1849
Long-empty jail taking in American Indian inmates Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1784
Tribal official pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by Associated Press 2056
Alleged Native Mob leader sentenced to 43 years Written by Associated Press 2196
Ex-HUD employee pleads guilty to fraud scheme Written by Associated Press 1946
Ex-Navajo leader pleads guilty to misusing funds Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2171
Tribal member defends receiving hidden payments Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2224
Tribal members funneled cash from lending company Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2112
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation asks for help in identifying missing woman Written by Associated Press 2179
Feds: Report shows progress in tribal prosecutionsDAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 1685
Medals given to police who shot C&A teen Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 3235
Woman set reservation fire to give friends work Written by Associated Press 1916
Tribal officer’s stun gun use under investigation Written by Associated Press 2101
National Park Service settles whistleblower appeal Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press 1837
Ex-legislator sentenced in tribal corruption case Written by Associated Press 2376
Spray-painted targets found near ancient rock art Written by LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press 1511
Teens plead not guilty in homeless men's deathsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Three teenagers indicted in the beating deaths of two sleeping homeless men in Albuquerque have pleaded not guilty. The teens entered their pleas Friday and were ordered held on $1 m Written by Associated Press 1154
Teenagers indicted in killings of homeless men Written by Associated Press 2116
MCN Second Chief charged with embezzlement Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 2573
Affectionate graffiti mars sacred Indian site Written by Associated Press 2141
After slayings, mayor forms task force on Native American homeless Written by Associated Press 1995
Raid targets pot grows on California tribal land Written by Associated Press 1349
Montana tops federal corruption prosecutions Written by Associated Press 1490
Tribal leader indicted on corruption charges Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2156
Defendants in Crow corruption case avoid prison Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1667
Man admits defrauding California casino tribe Written by Associated Press 1701
Nuns’ request to bring diocese to court denied Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1654
Feds investigate handling of ancient remains Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press 1940
Blackfeet consultant convicted for kickbacks Written by Associated Press 1346
Tribal officer in metro Phoenix fatally shot Written by Associated Press 1485
Canadian high court to consider NH extradition Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1412
6th person pleads guilty to corruption charges Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1652
Lack of charges in sacred site damage upsets some Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1620
Blackfeet judge issues arrest warrant for senator Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1498
Death-row inmates seek sweat lodge Written by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press 1638
South Dakota, tribe finalize plan to serve parole Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 1742
Plan to reduce Native American women prisoners Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 1888
Judge orders transcript in Native children lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1326
Number of Navajo homicides tops some metro areas Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1868
Prosecutors: Crow defendants to keep most proceeds Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1477
Probation ordered for illegal feather sales Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1789
Ex-tribal officials in Nebraska charged with theft Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2107
Former Kickapoo tribal employee pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by DOJ Media Release 1858
Ex-US tribal leader pleads not guilty in killings Written by JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press 2331
Trial to begin in Blackfeet embezzlement case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1791
Ex-tribal leader wears bulletproof vest to court Written by JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press 2447
Ex-tribal treasurer asks for no prison for theft Written by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press 1863
US says reservation shooting was in self-defense Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 2088
FBI confirms activist was killed in SD in 1973 Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 3297
Police: 4 dead in shooting at California tribal HQ Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1740
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: February 21, 2014 Written by DOJ News Release 2214
4 reach plea deals in Blackfeet fraud case Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2093
3 Western tribes part of pilot project to exercise criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2775
Conn. hotel arrest highlights trafficking concerns Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1975
Man gets 3 years for embezzling from Yurok Tribe Written by PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press 2137
Sentencing set in Blackfeet embezzlement scheme Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1755
Montana’s new Indian prisons liaison talks goals Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2819
Tribal leader pleads guilty to alcohol importation Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 2011
FBI offers reward for Navajo homicide Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2181
SD working with tribe on joint parole program Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 1885
Sentencing set in deaths of 2 Spirit Lake children Written by Associated Press 1978
Pair plead guilty in Tulsa shooting rampage Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press 2060
President of Native American focused charity indicted on embezzlement charges Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 2920
Amber Alert in Tulsa, police searching for Charlie Wilson Written by Tulsa Police Dept. AMBER ALERT 2739
Lawyer: Augare to plead guilty if fed charges stay Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1958
Awareness walk held in memory of slain domestic violence coordinator Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 3628
Former tribal chairman sentenced for loan fraud Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3029
Social worker's sentencing in child death delayed Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 3081
Federal judge seeks justice for convicted woman Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2322
Ex-Pequot treasurer pleads guilty to theft Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 2467
Ex-tribal president pleads guilty to fund fraud Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 2697
New charges for 5 accused of stealing stimulus aid Written by MATT VOLTZ, Associated Press 2981
Judge: Feds can prosecute tribal leader for DUI Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2574
VAWA amendment falls short of protecting women Written by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News 2773
Okla. death row inmate detained by US authorities Written by Associated Press 2504
Payouts to NC eugenics victims could be modest Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press 8703
FBI: Tribal leader admitted to personal purchases Written by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press 2676
Theft trial opens for ex-chairman of Pequots Written by Associated Press 1927
Author convicted in Ariz. sweat lodge deaths freed Written by Associated Press 2427
ND woman pleads guilty in toddler's death Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 3012
Descendants of Sand Creek Massacre victims sue Written by Associated Press 2462
Theft trial approaches for ex-Pequot chairman Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1887
Okla. AG seeks new hearing on voided death penalty Written by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press 2301
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 12, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 2909
Man admits illegal sale of eagle feathers in Kan. Written by Associated Press 2766
Oklahoma weighing options in murder case Written by Associated Press 2310
Blackfeet judge expunges DUIs of senator’s brother Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2786
Report shows spike in reservation criminal cases Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3043
3 sentenced in Crow reservation corruption case Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 3452
Social worker pleads guilty in Cherokee child’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 3452
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: April 9, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 3784
Feds say Native Mob gang dented but work remains Written by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press 3285
3 convicted in Minnesota Indian gang trial Written by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press 2806
US clergy victims make demands of new pope Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press 3065
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: March 15, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 3915
Prosecutor: Gang operated as criminal enterprise Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 2679
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: March 4. 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 4210
NC woman pleads guilty in her niece’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 3115
Case alleging anti-Indian discrimination to go on Written by Associated Press 2910
ND man convicted on 4 counts of murder Written by Associated Press 4013
UPDATED: Tribal attorney arrested on child pornography charges Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 4954
3 plead guilty in Crow reservation corruption case Written by Associated Press 3347
American Indian gang trio face racketeering trial Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 3601
Court puts American Indian status in jury's hands Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3190
Four tribal officials convicted in embezzlement case Written by Associated Press 3368
Tribal justice reform slow-going in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3240
Blackfeet leaders indicted in illegal big-game hunts Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 3879
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: December 21, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 6403
Mediation in church abuse lawsuits set for April Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 3208
Lawsuit: NM bar bouncers target American Indians Written by Associated Press 3917
Ancient rock carvings stolen in Sierra Nevada Written by Associated Press 3415
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: November 13, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 4373
Michigan man sentenced for selling eagle feathers Written by Associated Press 2900
Former pueblo governor, developer plead not guilty Written by Associated Press 3489
Santa Fe sheriff cuts Pojoaque Pueblo’s police powers Written by Associated Press 3788
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: September 28, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 5113
Oklahoma man sentenced to 6 years for arson, theft Written by Associated Press 3014
Washington woman admits to embezzling from tribe Written by Associated Press 3586
ND man sentenced in pivotal domestic violence case Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 4230
Petition Drive Urges Immediate Action to Protect Native Women Written by GINNY UNDERWOOD, Indian Law Resource Center 3636
Police say UNC student was victim of homicide Written by Associated Press 3884
Ariz. tribe boosts jail time for reservation crime Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3626
US attorneys, tribal officials talk public safety Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 3159
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 3368
Crow triple-murder trial postponed to January Written by Associated Press 3391
Meeting to address tribal public safety challenges Written by Associated Press 2896
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: August 20, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5018
Judge drops charges against 4 in Navajo fraud case Written by Associated Press 3572
New alleged victims in Montana church abuse suit Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 3268
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 24, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4630
Prosecutors in ND, SD warn about human trafficking Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 8572
Help solve this 31-year-old crime Written by Oklahoma OSBI 4819
No answers in killing of 2 kids on ND reservation Written by PATRICK SPRINGER AND CHUCK HAGA, Forum Communications 4699
Victim specialists urge teamwork on Indian cases Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 2378
3 men settle sexual abuse suits against church Written by Associated Press 3699
Sen. Hoeven wants hearings on reservation abuse Written by Associated Press 3216
Dakotas tribe gets new prosecutor courtesy of feds Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 2324
SD child’s death highlights jurisdictional blur Written by Associated Press 3488
Tribe asks feds to re-examine reservation deaths Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 3295
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 9, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4188
Boy, 4, found dead under home on Mich. reservation Written by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press 3771
Lewiston man sentenced for defacing tribal shelter Written by JOHN MILLER, Associated Press 2959
Dispute over seized Indian artifacts in talks Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 3338
Wyoming lawmakers address Indian reservation crime Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 3178
Social worker back to work despite charges Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 3411
Standing Rock drug case prosecuted in 2 courts Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 3439
Lawyers sue DSS over Cherokee girl’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 3305
Mont. reservations to get sex abuse response teams Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2521
Ex-Okla. tribal housing head admits embezzlement Written by Associated Press 2387
Ex-Okla tribe official pleads guilty to conspiracy Written by Associated Press 2779
NY offers $3M to settle Onondaga protesters' suit Written by Associated Press 3182
Court upholds conviction in 1975 AIM slaying Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 3501
Reservation Deaths: Feds to re-examine Pine Ridge cases Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 5544
Agency: Ancient burial mounds looted, driven over Written by JIM SUHR, Associated Press 2468
Groups raising funds for arrest, conviction in white buffalo slaying Written by Tosawi Marshall, Executive Director, AICCT 3210
Lakota Man Accuses Hospital of Healthcare Hate Crime Written by Evelyn Red Lodge 3662
SD woman pleads guilty to bootlegging charge Written by Associated Press 3057
NC gov urges $10M to compensate eugenics victims Written by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press 2701
Last sentence handed down in Abramoff probe Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press 2776
S. Dakota tribe seeks new death investigations Written by Associated Press 3314
Investigation into missing bones at Effigy Mounds Written by Associated Press 3183
Cherokee man suspected in Tulsa shooting rampage Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press 3509
Tribes see less gang crime since Native Mob sweep Written by Associated Press 5460
Canadian appeals conviction in '75 AIM slaying Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 3120
Diocese, alleged abuse victims head to mediation Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2688
US: Some Custer museum artifacts were stolen Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2856
Charges dismissed against ex-Okla. tribe worker Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4073
2 men sentenced in swastika branding case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3579
New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Mont. Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 5810
New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Mont. Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 3562
SD rancher sentenced for defrauding Sioux tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2821
3 Mont. men face charges in killing, selling of eagle Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3093
SD House committee rejects child sexual abuse bill Written by VERONICA ZARAGOVIA, Associated Press 2845
US Marshals seek 3 at-large Native Mob members Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3745
Task force eyes rural, tribal exposure to violence Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3270
Custer dealer seeks return of seized artifacts Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 3158
Suspect arrested in theft of Native American hats Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2696
Officials look for payoff in Native Mob sweep Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 4733
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: Public Safety Initiatives in Indian Country Written by US DEPT of JUSTICE News Release 10152
Takedown of gang members prompts prison lockdown Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 3674
Tiguas getting restitution from Abramoff, Scanlon Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3334
Alleged members of Native mob charged in racketeering indictment Written by US DEPT of JUSTICE News Release 3758
New US plan to stop drug flow over northern border includes tribes Written by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press 3272
Ex-Mohawk chief gets prison in upstate NY pot bust Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3651
Powwow official sentenced for eagle feathers sale Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4814
DOJ: No charges in death of Seattle woodcarver Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2570
SD tribal official pleads not guilty to felonies Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2917
Mother still seeking answers in child’s death Written by MITCH WEISS and TOM BREEN, Associated Press 4586
Elwha PD is searching for a suspect believed to be armed, dangerous Written by Brenda Francis, Lower Elwha Tribe 3415
Former SD tribal chairman appeals fed convictions Written by Associated Press 2300
Idaho tribal leader pleads guilty on theft charges Written by Associated Press 2714
South Dakota Supreme Court throws out Sexual-Abuse Lawsuit Written by Stephanie Woodard, Native Sun News 11634
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2922
Former SD trial chairman sentenced to 3 years Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 3528
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by Associated Press 2240
Ex-head of Wyo. tribal agency faces sentencing Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 2627
Suit against Wash. state alleges abuse at school Written by Associated Press 2597
Prison time for guru in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3809
Guru to be sentenced in Arizona sweat lodge deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3354
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: Nov. 14 – 18, 2011 Written by Department of Justice 6098
Internet payday lender loses bid to avoid subpoena Written by Associated Press 3624
Former BIA officer gets 4 years for corruption Written by Associated Press 3845
Ex-Mohawk chief faces new drug charges in NYC bust Written by Associated Press 3431
Abramoff criticizes reforms after lobbying scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 2949
4 get prison in meth ring on Arizona reservation Written by Associated Press 3168
ND tribal official, wife sentenced for theft Written by Associated Press 3202
Ring sentenced to 20 months in lobbying scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 2404
Ex-Goldman board member indicted in insider case Written by TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press 3288
Former Tonkawa leader indicted for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 3246
FBI offers $5K in Blackfeet hit-and-run death Written by Associated Press 3327
SD man seeks to continue school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 3449
FBI probing sheriff's deputy beating of Navajo man Written by Associated Press 3770
FBI: Suspect in triple slaying in US arrested Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 3247
Denver man's sentence reduced in 1975 AIM slaying Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 3272
New lawsuit accuses Mont. nuns of abusing children Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 4476
Judge: Prosecutors cannot retaliate for Ring trial Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 3759
Man pleads guilty in artifacts trafficking case Written by Associated Press 3496
Justice Dept. awards $118 million to support tribal justice Written by US Justice Dept. Release 3629
Idaho tribal leader indicted on theft charges Written by JOHN MILLER, Associated Press 4144
Another man sentenced in stolen painkiller case Written by Associated Press 3139
Arizona man sentenced for destroyed petroglyphs Written by Associated Press 4024
2 men plead guilty in swastika branding case Written by JERI CLAUSING, Associated Press 5675
Tribal police have expanded authority in Oregon Received by Newsfinder from AP Written by Associated Press 4510
Colo. man, wife get probation in Utah looting case Written by LYNN DeBRUIN, Associated Press 4468
Former tribal officials in ND face sentencing Written by Associated Press 4397
Tribal chairman convicted of bribery charges Written by Associated Press 4625
Man accused of killing Minot mother of his child Written by BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press 4250
Jury deliberates in tribal chairman's trial Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 4597
Woman who accused BIA officer of rape admits lying Written by Associated Press 4496
Sweat lodge case: Motion for new trial delaying Ray's sentencing Written by Associated Press 5105
Neb. high court cuts parents’ rights to Navajo tot Written by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press 4845
Stolen petroglyph returned to original home in NV Written by Associated Press 5607
American Indian grave looted at Moccasin Bend Written by Associated Press 5737
Weak defense in guru case, juror says Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4876
4 wounded in Lummi Reservation stabbings Written by Associated Press 5109
Artifacts Looting: Man reaches deal in artifacts case Written by JENNIFER DOBNER, Associated Press 3982
Sweat Lodge Deaths: Weak defense in guru case, juror says Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3754
BIA officer convicted in corruption trial Written by Associated Press 6416
Man sentenced in stolen painkiller case Written by Associated Press 3631
Feds charge Ariz. man in Navajo officer shooting Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3569
‘Guru’ convicted in ceremony deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 7718
Ray convicted in ceremony deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4402
SD high court upholds dismissal of abuse lawsuit Written by Associated Press 4365
US attorney in ND wants to tackle Indian crime Written by Associated Press 3407
Self-help author's manslaughter trial nears end Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3369
Judge denies acquittal motion in Arizona sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4583
SD man accused of eagle trafficking Written by Associated Press 3995
Judge denies acquittal motion in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4071
Deadline nears for tribes to track sex offenders Written by Associated Press 4672
Infant’s death sparks call for justice on tribal lands Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6852
US declines to try half Native crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA AND SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press 5042
Amber Alert out for teen abducted in Grand Rapids Written by Associated Press 5284
Bald Eagle charges filed against 4 Okla. men Written by Associated Press 4860
Trial date set in SD tribal gaming lawsuit Written by Associated Press 4012
Prosecutors seek new judge in starving horses case Written by Associated Press 4203
Billings man sues judge over horse removal ruling Written by Associated Press 5328
Utahans accused of stealing artifacts plead guilty Written by CHI-CHI ZHANG, Associated Press 5000
Seattle to pay $1.5M to family of slain woodcarver Written by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press 5401
Detective details Ariz. sweat lodge probe Written by Associated Press 5665
Former Okla smoke shop guard sentenced to prison Written by Associated Press 5889
3 more Spirit Lake officials plead not guilty Written by Associated Press 5116
Leachman given 10 days to move horses Written by Associated Press 5603
Okla. agency investigating bald eagle's death Written by Associated Press 4499
Man sentenced for tribal bribery scheme Written by Associated Press 5407
S. Oregon man gets 3 years in fraud scheme Written by Associated Press 5413
On Indian Land: Appeals court overturns cockfighting conviction Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 10318
5 Spirit Lake tribal officers, employees indicted Written by Associated Press 4628
Ex-Maine police chief pleads to theft for gambling Written by Associated Press 5899
Indian law and order panel has first meeting in NM Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6133
Utah woman charged with lying to federal agents Written by Associated Press 5993
NW Jesuits: bankruptcy plan after abuse settlement Written by Associated Press / The Oregonian 5610
BIA officer denies federal corruption charges Written by Associated Press 5358
DOJ launches investigation of Seattle police Written by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press 4238
Priestly order agrees to pay $166.1 million to hundreds of Natives abused at their schools Written by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press 7343
BIA officer faces federal corruption charges Written by Associated Press 6127
Defiant Ring faces third trial in Abramoff scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 5732
Spectators drawn to Arizona sweat lodge trial Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6099
Head of Vt. Abenaki band in court for exploitation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5242
Trial in Arizona sweat lodge death case resumes Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7306
Scanlon appeals sentence over Supreme Court ruling Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 3907
Agreement reached in search lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4118
Key witness' death complicates '75 murder case Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 4686
Appeals court reverses ruling in reservation fire Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 4149
18-year-old Nebraskan imprisoned for reservation slaying Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5964
Navajo man given 92 months in child sex case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5275
Montana judge tosses plea deal, reduces sentence Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4935
No charges for Seattle officer who shot woodcarver Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6819
3 Northern Arapaho officials face federal charges Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6657
Woman convicted in AIM slaying dies of lung cancer Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5139
Man to plead guilty in Belcourt painkiller case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4073
South Dakota killer takes step toward freedom Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4566
Abramoff cohort sentenced to 20 months in prison, fined Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press 5094
2 face charges in alleged fraud scheme in SD Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6036
Hate Crimes-Property - ND Senate rebuffs property crime hate penalty Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4917
Man accused of stealing from Turtle Mountain tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5198
Police: Slain ND woman's infant was found unharmed Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 5196
Life sentence for 1975 reservation slaying Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 5801
Seattle officer testifies at shooting inquest Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5128
Woman to plead guilty in ND hospital drug case Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 6678
Protesters demonstrate outside Seattle inquest Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3212
GAO: Feds decline half of Indian Country cases Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4474
Questions remain after reservation slaying verdict Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3852
S.D. jury convicts man in 1975 AIM activist’s death Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 6182
Ancient rock art outside Vegas damaged by graffiti Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 6385
Man arrested on rez gets 6-month sentence in trooper assault Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6221
Man testifies at US trial he saw AIM activist shot Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 6319
Museum director sues feds over probe Written by SUSAN MONYOYA BRYAN, Associated Press Writer 4262
Ex-suspect testifies in AIM activist slaying trial Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 4983
Prosecution rests in 1975 AIM slaying trial Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 7120
Trial testimony begins in 1975 reservation murder Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 4732
Inquest set Jan. 10 in fatal police shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3456
Judge: Former AIM murder suspect must testify Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3773
Ancient rock art outside Vegas damaged by graffiti Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 3781
Federal murder charges filed in Red Lake shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5987
People caught in up the Abramoff corruption probe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7048
Man sentenced in 2008 death on Mohawk reservation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5653
Ex-Mohawk chief charged in upstate NY pot bust Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6340
Defendant pleads not guilty in US swastika case Written by TIM KORTE, Associated Press Writer 5102
Colorado artifacts dealer to take plea deal Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3819
State lines up witnesses in sweat lodge deaths hearing Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6629
Charge filed against suspect in Red Lake shootings Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3616
State lines up witnesses in sweat lodge hearing Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3166
Former suspect testimony at issue in Aquash trial Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3451
Rios pleads guilty to accessory to kidnapping Written by Evelyn Broecher, Native Sun News Correspondent 5893
Woman pleads guilty in 1975 killing, is sentenced Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3881
Son's unsolved death haunts family 20 years later Written by ANDREA J. COOK, Rapid City Journal 4238
Tribal official sentenced for embezzlement Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4268
2 get probation for stealing from tribe in Neb. Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3799
SD tribal chairman indicted; pleads not guilty Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4316
Judge orders woman to pay back Spirit Lake tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4006
San Carlos man pleads guilty in arson case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4175
Ex tribal official pleads guilty to bribery in LA Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3209
Utah man says in court he sold stolen artifacts Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 3747
Lawyer: Colorado artifacts dealer taking plea deal Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 4254
Man to plead in assault case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3950
Ohio sessions train officers on artifact looting Written by WESLEY LOWERY, The Columbus Dispatch 5201
US Attorney gets tough on reservation crime Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4141
Man to plead in casino theft Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6218
Lac Vieux tribal council released from jail Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4312
Theft of Caddo pottery still unsolved Written by CHUCK BARTELS, Associated Press Writer 6360
Federal charges brought in ND tribal theft case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3878
Shooting near NY reservation smoke shop; 1 hurt Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7037
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 25 – SEPTEMBER 7, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 6238
Race complicates reservation crime fight Written by SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press Writer 6566
Former charter school head sentenced to 10 years Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4162
Floods unleash wave of gravesite lootings Written by NICOLE YOUNG, The Tennessean 4731
FBI: No charges in death outside Glacier Natl Park Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5383
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 16 - 24, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 7642
Pilot prosecuting program to start on S.D. reservation Written by MARY GARRIGAN, Rapid City Journal 6261
Ojibwe tribe files action against City of Brainerd Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4538
Former Navajo officers accused in man's beating Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5844
Woman acknowledges theft from tribal loan program Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4904
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5018
Conference centers on working with crime victims Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3203
Standing Rock reservation death investigated Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4837
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 3, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5338
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 27, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5279
2 plead guilty to theft from tribal credit program Written by Associated Press 4721
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 20, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 6419
Information sought in fatal hit and run accident Written by Irving Police Department 5023
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 13, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 6565
Former charter director pleads to embezzlement Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4368
More are sentenced in Four Corners artifacts case Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 7095
Tribal Justice News Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5967
Lummi man accused of cutting off another's nose Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4989
Murder case dropped in 1981 CA tribal slaying Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press Writer 6107
Lawsuit: Church protected abusive Salesian priest Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press Writer 3756
3 Ariz men sentenced for possessing protected bird Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3720
Woman pleads guilty in tribal embezzlement case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5353
Tribal Justice News Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5647
Man's unsolved slaying haunts friends, family Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5083
Reservation Jurisdiction - NM court OKs DWI evidence gathered on tribal land Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press Writer 6570
Honduras man sentenced in Coeur d'Alene shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3907
Deputy reached for gun instead of taser in fatal shooting of Oglala Lakota man Written by Randall Howell, Native Sun News Managing Editor 6833
DOJ adds prosecutors to fight Indian Country crime Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4270
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6015
3 accused of stealing from Santee Sioux in Neb. Written by Associated Press 5451
Cocaine Bust - AZ tribal members arrested in cocaine bust Written by Associated Press 5060
Tribes seek state investigation into inmate death Written by Associated Press 4015
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 5113
New trial date set for '75 SD reservation slaying Written by Associated Press 4892
Minn. authorities ID body of teen found last month Written by Associated Press 3508
State, tribe reach deal on tobacco cases Written by Associated Press 4375
Warrant issued in Pine Ridge baseball bat killing Written by Associated Press 5449
Trial set in Four Corners artifact looting case Written by Associated Press 3590
Smoke shop owner could be freed from NY prison Written by DAVID CARUSO, Associated Press Writer 5538
16 people accused of dealing meth on Navajo Nation Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 9310
3 more Utahns plead guilty in artifacts case Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3972
Acquittal in AIM killing gives ex-FBI agent pause Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3899
Reservation slaying case soon to go to jury Written by Associated Press 3329
Attorney wants evidence tossed in artifacts case Written by Associated Press 3460
6 arrested in Navajo Nation meth probe Written by Department of Justice 5392
Bill in Navajo Council targets Internet sex crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 5306
Judge says no to mistrial in reservation slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press Writer 4821
Witness: Man supplied gun in 1975 SD slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3151
Trial begins in 1975 slaying at SD reservation Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 4489
Judge upholds Utah man's charges in artifacts case Written by Associated Press 3981
Trial set in 1975 killing of AIM activist in SD Written by DAVE KOLPACK
, Associated Press Writer 4292
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6194
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 7079
4 face prison in Crow Creek tribal bribery case Written by DIRK LAMMERS, 
Associated Press Writer 5333
2 Utahns plead guilty in sweeping artifacts case Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3878
3 men suspected of stealing Indian artifacts Written by Associated Press 6087
Sweat lodge defendant plans video messages Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 6364
Appeals court vacates convictions of 2 non-Indians Written by AMY BETH HANSON, 
Associated Press Writer 4251
Former Ore. tribal officer sentenced for theft Written by Associated Press 4204
Artifact cases will proceed despite source’s death Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3658
Police conduct interviews in pictograph vandalism Written by Associated Press 5860
AG: Giving tribes arrest power is constitutional Written by Associated Press 5015
Vandals deface ancient Idaho pictographs in park Written by Associated Press 6506
Seller of black market eagle feathers sentenced Written by Associated Press 5548
Guru in sweat lodge deaths released on bond Written by Associated Press 3776
Sweat lodge deaths: Attorneys argue against $5 million bail Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 4623
6 Mont. residents charged with stealing from tribe Written by Associated Press 4656
Arizona US attorney, tribal leaders talk crime Written by BOB CHRISTIE, 
Associated Press Writer 4738
Utahn accuses feds of misconduct in artifact case Written by PAUL FOY, 
Associated Press Writer 4037
Murder trial set for Pascua Yaqui man Written by Associated Press 6120
Former BIA investigator wins lawsuit Written by Associated Press 6662
Panel: Strip search of Indians not discrimination Written by MATTHEW BROWN
, Associated Press Writer 4261
Guru charged in sweat lodge deaths says he’s broke Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 5525
1975 murder case delayed by ‘Aquash’ box discovery Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 5796
No gag order ruling by judge in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 4177
Trial in 1975 slaying on reservation postponed Written by Associated Press 3843
Language leaves justice tongue-tied Written by ALEXANDRA ZAYAS, 
St. Petersburg Times 4985
Ex-Choctaw Nation employee given probation Written by Associated Press 4769
Prosecutors seek gag order in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 3240
Human rights group calls for tribal arrest power Written by JOHN MILLER, 
Associated Press Writer 7395
SoCal Indian tribe’s CFO, insurance broker charged Written by Associated Press 5975
Key Cape Wind review rushed, still sound Written by JAY LINDSAY, 
Associated Press Writer 3638
Expert encourages tribes to tackle suicide, gangs Written by DIRK LAMMERS, 
Associated Press Writer 4811
Self-help guru in court on manslaughter charges Written by FELICIA FONSECA and AMANDA LEE MYERS, 
Associated Press Writers 3637
14 Former Cheyenne-Arapaho officials convicted Written by Department of Justice 6641
Judge drops charges against 1 in 1975 AIM slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3868
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6101
Coeur d'Alene Tribe wants broader arrest authority Written by Associated Press 4922
SD session will examine crime in Indian country Written by WAYNE ORTMAN, 
Associated Press Writer 3335
Owners say sweat lodge not to blame for deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA , Associated Press Writer 5193
Court lets tribe intervene in Wyo. murder appeal Written by BEN NEARY, 
Associated Press Writer 3681
Owners say sweat lodge not to blame for deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 3286
Lawyer: Major artifacts dealer to take plea deal Written by PAUL FOY
, Associated Press Writer 4077
Leader of fatal Arizona sweat lodge speaks out Written by Associated Press 4728
Tribal Justice News Written by US Dept. of Justice 7062
Port Gamble tribe admits officers were wrong Written by Associated Press 4576
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 7000
6-month prison term to NC man who sold bear organs Written by Associated Press 4849
NY attorney pleads guilty to stealing from tribe Written by Associated Press 4838
Appeals court overturns Kickapoo casino conviction Written by MICHELLE ROBERTS, 
Associated Press Writer 6206
Feds drop charges against fugitive in fake tribe Written by Associated Press 5058
Docs in fatal sweat lodge case show past problems Written by Associated Press 6263
Former Cherokee Nation employee pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by Associated Press 5160
Documents in fatal sweat lodge case show past problems Written by Associated Press 3939
Apache tribe member sentenced for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 6148
Crow tribal member faces securities fraud charges Written by Associated Press 5475
Former tribal leader convicted in firearms trial Written by Associated Press 4910
Choctaw investigators receive archaeological crime-scene training Written by Larissa Copeland, Choctaw Nation 8306
Man pleads not guilty to 1981 Calif. triple murder Written by Associated Press 5334
ND museum fire blamed on arson Written by Associated Press 5596
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6150
Officials say gangs using cell phones in prison Written by Associated Press 5850
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 9768
3 sentenced in NC in stabbing, beating death Written by Associated Press 5736
Tribal leader sentenced for theft of tribal funds Written by Department of Justice 8806
Man gets probation for stealing money from tribe Written by Associated Press 5563
Man gets probation for stealing money from tribe Written by Associated Press 4990
Court: RI judge made right call in smoke shop case Written by Associated Press 6774
Arrest in 1981 tribal murders revives old mystery Written by AMY TAXIN and GILLIAN FLACCUS, 
Associated Press Writers 7176
State looking to hire Indian parole officers Written by Associated Press 5605
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 7156
Soboba Indian leader arrested on bribery charges Written by Associated Press 6970
Man who bought bald eagle sentenced Written by Associated Press 4861
AIM trial: Federal defendant not entitled to state documents Written by Associated Press 4276
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6944
Prison time, felony charges rare for relic looters Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 4556
Sweat Lodge Deaths - AZ resort owners ask for prayers after tragedy Written by FELICIA FONSECA
, Associated Press Writer 7510
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 5258
Lawyer: 1975 slaying appeals hearing unwarranted Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 4486
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 7229
Complaint: Killing of tribal leader was hit job Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, 
Associated Press Writer 8455
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6972
Lawsuits combined in Crazy Horse descendent’s death Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 7784
Neb. lawmakers discuss Whiteclay and alcohol Written by NATE JENKINS
, Associated Press Writer 7616
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 7832
Cigarette Kingpins: Indian smoke shops are feeling the heat Written by DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press 11741
Lawyer says negotiations under way in eagle case Written by BEN NEARY Associated Press writer 4709

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