October 22, 2014

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Cherokee Nation opens new office in Sallisaw Written by Associated Press 102
Man indicted in shooting of Navajo police officer Written by Publisher 249
Long-empty jail taking in American Indian inmates Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 261
Tribal official pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by Associated Press 136
Alleged Native Mob leader sentenced to 43 years Written by Associated Press 175
Ex-HUD employee pleads guilty to fraud scheme Written by Associated Press 128
Ex-Navajo leader pleads guilty to misusing funds Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 418
Tribal member defends receiving hidden payments Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 441
Tribal members funneled cash from lending company Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 361
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation asks for help in identifying missing woman Written by Associated Press 453
Feds: Report shows progress in tribal prosecutionsDAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 267
Medals given to police who shot C&A teen Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 1276
Woman set reservation fire to give friends work Written by Associated Press 463
Tribal officer’s stun gun use under investigation Written by Associated Press 391
National Park Service settles whistleblower appeal Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press 197
Ex-legislator sentenced in tribal corruption case Written by Associated Press 592
Spray-painted targets found near ancient rock art Written by LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press 202
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 235
Teenagers indicted in killings of homeless men Written by Associated Press 442
MCN Second Chief charged with embezzlement Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 1001
Affectionate graffiti mars sacred Indian site Written by Associated Press 406
After slayings, mayor forms task force on Native American homeless Written by Associated Press 347
Raid targets pot grows on California tribal land Written by Associated Press 466
Montana tops federal corruption prosecutions Written by Associated Press 378
Tribal leader indicted on corruption charges Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1157
Defendants in Crow corruption case avoid prison Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 538
Man admits defrauding California casino tribe Written by Associated Press 670
Nuns’ request to bring diocese to court denied Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 614
Feds investigate handling of ancient remains Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press 760
Blackfeet consultant convicted for kickbacks Written by Associated Press 543
Tribal officer in metro Phoenix fatally shot Written by Associated Press 630
Canadian high court to consider NH extradition Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 572
6th person pleads guilty to corruption charges Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 547
Lack of charges in sacred site damage upsets some Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 477
Blackfeet judge issues arrest warrant for senator Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 689
Death-row inmates seek sweat lodge Written by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press 738
South Dakota, tribe finalize plan to serve parole Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 655
Plan to reduce Native American women prisoners Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 999
Judge orders transcript in Native children lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 532
Number of Navajo homicides tops some metro areas Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 983
Prosecutors: Crow defendants to keep most proceeds Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 662
Probation ordered for illegal feather sales Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 734
Ex-tribal officials in Nebraska charged with theft Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1260
Former Kickapoo tribal employee pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by DOJ Media Release 980
Ex-US tribal leader pleads not guilty in killings Written by JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press 1297
Trial to begin in Blackfeet embezzlement case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 906
Ex-tribal leader wears bulletproof vest to court Written by JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press 1602
Ex-tribal treasurer asks for no prison for theft Written by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press 1007
US says reservation shooting was in self-defense Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 1231
FBI confirms activist was killed in SD in 1973 Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 2137
Police: 4 dead in shooting at California tribal HQ Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 888
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: February 21, 2014 Written by DOJ News Release 1151
4 reach plea deals in Blackfeet fraud case Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1136
3 Western tribes part of pilot project to exercise criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1539
Conn. hotel arrest highlights trafficking concerns Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1121
Man gets 3 years for embezzling from Yurok Tribe Written by PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press 1008
Sentencing set in Blackfeet embezzlement scheme Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 918
Montana’s new Indian prisons liaison talks goals Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1657
Tribal leader pleads guilty to alcohol importation Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 1008
FBI offers reward for Navajo homicide Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1360
SD working with tribe on joint parole program Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 808
Sentencing set in deaths of 2 Spirit Lake children Written by Associated Press 1142
Pair plead guilty in Tulsa shooting rampage Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press 960
President of Native American focused charity indicted on embezzlement charges Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 1789
Amber Alert in Tulsa, police searching for Charlie Wilson Written by Tulsa Police Dept. AMBER ALERT 1908
Lawyer: Augare to plead guilty if fed charges stay Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1176
Awareness walk held in memory of slain domestic violence coordinator Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 2239
Former tribal chairman sentenced for loan fraud Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1798
Social worker's sentencing in child death delayed Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 1877
Federal judge seeks justice for convicted woman Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1505
Ex-Pequot treasurer pleads guilty to theft Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1662
Ex-tribal president pleads guilty to fund fraud Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 1806
New charges for 5 accused of stealing stimulus aid Written by MATT VOLTZ, Associated Press 1878
Judge: Feds can prosecute tribal leader for DUI Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1672
VAWA amendment falls short of protecting women Written by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News 1797
Okla. death row inmate detained by US authorities Written by Associated Press 1640
Payouts to NC eugenics victims could be modest Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press 7541
FBI: Tribal leader admitted to personal purchases Written by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press 1608
Theft trial opens for ex-chairman of Pequots Written by Associated Press 1177
Author convicted in Ariz. sweat lodge deaths freed Written by Associated Press 1597
ND woman pleads guilty in toddler's death Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 1845
Descendants of Sand Creek Massacre victims sue Written by Associated Press 1630
Theft trial approaches for ex-Pequot chairman Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1136
Okla. AG seeks new hearing on voided death penalty Written by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press 1202
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 12, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 1754
Man admits illegal sale of eagle feathers in Kan. Written by Associated Press 1677
Oklahoma weighing options in murder case Written by Associated Press 1514
Blackfeet judge expunges DUIs of senator’s brother Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1909
Report shows spike in reservation criminal cases Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1953
3 sentenced in Crow reservation corruption case Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2503
Social worker pleads guilty in Cherokee child’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2633
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: April 9, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 2805
Feds say Native Mob gang dented but work remains Written by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press 2475
3 convicted in Minnesota Indian gang trial Written by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press 1944
US clergy victims make demands of new pope Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press 1977
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: March 15, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 2659
Prosecutor: Gang operated as criminal enterprise Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 1900
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: March 4. 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 2954
NC woman pleads guilty in her niece’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2299
Case alleging anti-Indian discrimination to go on Written by Associated Press 2189
ND man convicted on 4 counts of murder Written by Associated Press 2690
UPDATED: Tribal attorney arrested on child pornography charges Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 4020
3 plead guilty in Crow reservation corruption case Written by Associated Press 2499
American Indian gang trio face racketeering trial Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 2672
Court puts American Indian status in jury's hands Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2386
Four tribal officials convicted in embezzlement case Written by Associated Press 2495
Tribal justice reform slow-going in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 2332
Blackfeet leaders indicted in illegal big-game hunts Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2781
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: December 21, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 4989
Mediation in church abuse lawsuits set for April Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2421
Lawsuit: NM bar bouncers target American Indians Written by Associated Press 2854
Ancient rock carvings stolen in Sierra Nevada Written by Associated Press 2652
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: November 13, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 3300
Michigan man sentenced for selling eagle feathers Written by Associated Press 1865
Former pueblo governor, developer plead not guilty Written by Associated Press 2623
Santa Fe sheriff cuts Pojoaque Pueblo’s police powers Written by Associated Press 2848
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: September 28, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 3830
Oklahoma man sentenced to 6 years for arson, theft Written by Associated Press 1924
Washington woman admits to embezzling from tribe Written by Associated Press 2849
ND man sentenced in pivotal domestic violence case Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 3275
Petition Drive Urges Immediate Action to Protect Native Women Written by GINNY UNDERWOOD, Indian Law Resource Center 2580
Police say UNC student was victim of homicide Written by Associated Press 2800
Ariz. tribe boosts jail time for reservation crime Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2553
US attorneys, tribal officials talk public safety Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 2308
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2264
Crow triple-murder trial postponed to January Written by Associated Press 2547
Meeting to address tribal public safety challenges Written by Associated Press 1810
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: August 20, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 3669
Judge drops charges against 4 in Navajo fraud case Written by Associated Press 2431
New alleged victims in Montana church abuse suit Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2400
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 24, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 3345
Prosecutors in ND, SD warn about human trafficking Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 7212
Help solve this 31-year-old crime Written by Oklahoma OSBI 3672
No answers in killing of 2 kids on ND reservation Written by PATRICK SPRINGER AND CHUCK HAGA, Forum Communications 3409
Victim specialists urge teamwork on Indian cases Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 1580
3 men settle sexual abuse suits against church Written by Associated Press 2546
Sen. Hoeven wants hearings on reservation abuse Written by Associated Press 2147
Dakotas tribe gets new prosecutor courtesy of feds Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 1528
SD child’s death highlights jurisdictional blur Written by Associated Press 2342
Tribe asks feds to re-examine reservation deaths Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 2229
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 9, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 2921
Boy, 4, found dead under home on Mich. reservation Written by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press 2892
Lewiston man sentenced for defacing tribal shelter Written by JOHN MILLER, Associated Press 2121
Dispute over seized Indian artifacts in talks Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2497
Wyoming lawmakers address Indian reservation crime Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 2273
Social worker back to work despite charges Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2335
Standing Rock drug case prosecuted in 2 courts Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 2580
Lawyers sue DSS over Cherokee girl’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2181
Mont. reservations to get sex abuse response teams Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1711
Ex-Okla. tribal housing head admits embezzlement Written by Associated Press 1557
Ex-Okla tribe official pleads guilty to conspiracy Written by Associated Press 1993
NY offers $3M to settle Onondaga protesters' suit Written by Associated Press 2125
Court upholds conviction in 1975 AIM slaying Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2713
Reservation Deaths: Feds to re-examine Pine Ridge cases Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 4064
Agency: Ancient burial mounds looted, driven over Written by JIM SUHR, Associated Press 1458
Groups raising funds for arrest, conviction in white buffalo slaying Written by Tosawi Marshall, Executive Director, AICCT 2440
Lakota Man Accuses Hospital of Healthcare Hate Crime Written by Evelyn Red Lodge 2646
SD woman pleads guilty to bootlegging charge Written by Associated Press 2268
NC gov urges $10M to compensate eugenics victims Written by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press 1935
Last sentence handed down in Abramoff probe Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press 1938
S. Dakota tribe seeks new death investigations Written by Associated Press 2219
Investigation into missing bones at Effigy Mounds Written by Associated Press 2314
Cherokee man suspected in Tulsa shooting rampage Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press 2474
Tribes see less gang crime since Native Mob sweep Written by Associated Press 4257
Canadian appeals conviction in '75 AIM slaying Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 2087
Diocese, alleged abuse victims head to mediation Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1947
US: Some Custer museum artifacts were stolen Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1798
Charges dismissed against ex-Okla. tribe worker Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2995
2 men sentenced in swastika branding case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2847
New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Mont. Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 4800
New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Mont. Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2625
SD rancher sentenced for defrauding Sioux tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1813
3 Mont. men face charges in killing, selling of eagle Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2057
SD House committee rejects child sexual abuse bill Written by VERONICA ZARAGOVIA, Associated Press 1775
US Marshals seek 3 at-large Native Mob members Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2927
Task force eyes rural, tribal exposure to violence Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 2462
Custer dealer seeks return of seized artifacts Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2376
Suspect arrested in theft of Native American hats Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1925
Officials look for payoff in Native Mob sweep Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 3895
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: Public Safety Initiatives in Indian Country Written by US DEPT of JUSTICE News Release 9000
Takedown of gang members prompts prison lockdown Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 2643
Tiguas getting restitution from Abramoff, Scanlon Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2262
Alleged members of Native mob charged in racketeering indictment Written by US DEPT of JUSTICE News Release 2964
New US plan to stop drug flow over northern border includes tribes Written by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press 2473
Ex-Mohawk chief gets prison in upstate NY pot bust Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2861
Powwow official sentenced for eagle feathers sale Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3627
DOJ: No charges in death of Seattle woodcarver Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1813
SD tribal official pleads not guilty to felonies Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2111
Mother still seeking answers in child’s death Written by MITCH WEISS and TOM BREEN, Associated Press 3398
Elwha PD is searching for a suspect believed to be armed, dangerous Written by Brenda Francis, Lower Elwha Tribe 2333
Former SD tribal chairman appeals fed convictions Written by Associated Press 1517
Idaho tribal leader pleads guilty on theft charges Written by Associated Press 1689
South Dakota Supreme Court throws out Sexual-Abuse Lawsuit Written by Stephanie Woodard, Native Sun News 10060
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2136
Former SD trial chairman sentenced to 3 years Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2354
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by Associated Press 1421
Ex-head of Wyo. tribal agency faces sentencing Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 1779
Suit against Wash. state alleges abuse at school Written by Associated Press 1792
Prison time for guru in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2693
Guru to be sentenced in Arizona sweat lodge deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2293
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: Nov. 14 – 18, 2011 Written by Department of Justice 4627
Internet payday lender loses bid to avoid subpoena Written by Associated Press 2576
Former BIA officer gets 4 years for corruption Written by Associated Press 2983
Ex-Mohawk chief faces new drug charges in NYC bust Written by Associated Press 2596
Abramoff criticizes reforms after lobbying scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 1833
4 get prison in meth ring on Arizona reservation Written by Associated Press 2325
ND tribal official, wife sentenced for theft Written by Associated Press 2065
Ring sentenced to 20 months in lobbying scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 1562
Ex-Goldman board member indicted in insider case Written by TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press 2067
Former Tonkawa leader indicted for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 2424
FBI offers $5K in Blackfeet hit-and-run death Written by Associated Press 2498
SD man seeks to continue school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2620
FBI probing sheriff's deputy beating of Navajo man Written by Associated Press 2682
FBI: Suspect in triple slaying in US arrested Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2372
Denver man's sentence reduced in 1975 AIM slaying Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 2401
New lawsuit accuses Mont. nuns of abusing children Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 3227
Judge: Prosecutors cannot retaliate for Ring trial Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 2660
Man pleads guilty in artifacts trafficking case Written by Associated Press 2357
Justice Dept. awards $118 million to support tribal justice Written by US Justice Dept. Release 2835
Idaho tribal leader indicted on theft charges Written by JOHN MILLER, Associated Press 3261
Another man sentenced in stolen painkiller case Written by Associated Press 2345
Arizona man sentenced for destroyed petroglyphs Written by Associated Press 3216
2 men plead guilty in swastika branding case Written by JERI CLAUSING, Associated Press 4507
Tribal police have expanded authority in Oregon Received by Newsfinder from AP Written by Associated Press 3431
Colo. man, wife get probation in Utah looting case Written by LYNN DeBRUIN, Associated Press 3613
Former tribal officials in ND face sentencing Written by Associated Press 3578
Tribal chairman convicted of bribery charges Written by Associated Press 3516
Man accused of killing Minot mother of his child Written by BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press 3407
Jury deliberates in tribal chairman's trial Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 3782
Woman who accused BIA officer of rape admits lying Written by Associated Press 3379
Sweat lodge case: Motion for new trial delaying Ray's sentencing Written by Associated Press 4227
Neb. high court cuts parents’ rights to Navajo tot Written by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press 3991
Stolen petroglyph returned to original home in NV Written by Associated Press 4726
American Indian grave looted at Moccasin Bend Written by Associated Press 4821
Weak defense in guru case, juror says Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3825
4 wounded in Lummi Reservation stabbings Written by Associated Press 4207
Artifacts Looting: Man reaches deal in artifacts case Written by JENNIFER DOBNER, Associated Press 2872
Sweat Lodge Deaths: Weak defense in guru case, juror says Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2650
BIA officer convicted in corruption trial Written by Associated Press 5538
Man sentenced in stolen painkiller case Written by Associated Press 2838
Feds charge Ariz. man in Navajo officer shooting Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2740
‘Guru’ convicted in ceremony deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6595
Ray convicted in ceremony deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3324
SD high court upholds dismissal of abuse lawsuit Written by Associated Press 3583
US attorney in ND wants to tackle Indian crime Written by Associated Press 2589
Self-help author's manslaughter trial nears end Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2304
Judge denies acquittal motion in Arizona sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3810
SD man accused of eagle trafficking Written by Associated Press 3111
Judge denies acquittal motion in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3263
Deadline nears for tribes to track sex offenders Written by Associated Press 3876
Infant’s death sparks call for justice on tribal lands Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 5762
US declines to try half Native crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA AND SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press 4178
Amber Alert out for teen abducted in Grand Rapids Written by Associated Press 4317
Bald Eagle charges filed against 4 Okla. men Written by Associated Press 3809
Trial date set in SD tribal gaming lawsuit Written by Associated Press 3266
Prosecutors seek new judge in starving horses case Written by Associated Press 3248
Billings man sues judge over horse removal ruling Written by Associated Press 4245
Utahans accused of stealing artifacts plead guilty Written by CHI-CHI ZHANG, Associated Press 3969
Seattle to pay $1.5M to family of slain woodcarver Written by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press 4293
Detective details Ariz. sweat lodge probe Written by Associated Press 4810
Former Okla smoke shop guard sentenced to prison Written by Associated Press 5113
3 more Spirit Lake officials plead not guilty Written by Associated Press 4318
Leachman given 10 days to move horses Written by Associated Press 4479
Okla. agency investigating bald eagle's death Written by Associated Press 3652
Man sentenced for tribal bribery scheme Written by Associated Press 4275
S. Oregon man gets 3 years in fraud scheme Written by Associated Press 4583
On Indian Land: Appeals court overturns cockfighting conviction Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 8564
5 Spirit Lake tribal officers, employees indicted Written by Associated Press 3533
Ex-Maine police chief pleads to theft for gambling Written by Associated Press 5040
Indian law and order panel has first meeting in NM Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 5245
Utah woman charged with lying to federal agents Written by Associated Press 5190
NW Jesuits: bankruptcy plan after abuse settlement Written by Associated Press / The Oregonian 4787
BIA officer denies federal corruption charges Written by Associated Press 4255
DOJ launches investigation of Seattle police Written by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press 3208
Priestly order agrees to pay $166.1 million to hundreds of Natives abused at their schools Written by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press 6208
BIA officer faces federal corruption charges Written by Associated Press 4976
Defiant Ring faces third trial in Abramoff scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 4678
Spectators drawn to Arizona sweat lodge trial Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5279
Head of Vt. Abenaki band in court for exploitation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4455
Trial in Arizona sweat lodge death case resumes Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6219
Scanlon appeals sentence over Supreme Court ruling Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 3120
Agreement reached in search lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3051
Key witness' death complicates '75 murder case Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3560
Appeals court reverses ruling in reservation fire Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 3069
18-year-old Nebraskan imprisoned for reservation slaying Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5067
Navajo man given 92 months in child sex case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4405
Montana judge tosses plea deal, reduces sentence Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4028
No charges for Seattle officer who shot woodcarver Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5688
3 Northern Arapaho officials face federal charges Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5573
Woman convicted in AIM slaying dies of lung cancer Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3933
Man to plead guilty in Belcourt painkiller case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3238
South Dakota killer takes step toward freedom Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3468
Abramoff cohort sentenced to 20 months in prison, fined Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press 4299
2 face charges in alleged fraud scheme in SD Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5052
Hate Crimes-Property - ND Senate rebuffs property crime hate penalty Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3776
Man accused of stealing from Turtle Mountain tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4095
Police: Slain ND woman's infant was found unharmed Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 4412
Life sentence for 1975 reservation slaying Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 4665
Seattle officer testifies at shooting inquest Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4029
Woman to plead guilty in ND hospital drug case Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 5536
Protesters demonstrate outside Seattle inquest Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2399
GAO: Feds decline half of Indian Country cases Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3591
Questions remain after reservation slaying verdict Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3023
S.D. jury convicts man in 1975 AIM activist’s death Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 5061
Ancient rock art outside Vegas damaged by graffiti Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 5483
Man arrested on rez gets 6-month sentence in trooper assault Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5059
Man testifies at US trial he saw AIM activist shot Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 5013
Museum director sues feds over probe Written by SUSAN MONYOYA BRYAN, Associated Press Writer 3167
Ex-suspect testifies in AIM activist slaying trial Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3739
Prosecution rests in 1975 AIM slaying trial Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 5879
Trial testimony begins in 1975 reservation murder Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3605
Inquest set Jan. 10 in fatal police shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2396
Judge: Former AIM murder suspect must testify Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 2694
Ancient rock art outside Vegas damaged by graffiti Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 2927
Federal murder charges filed in Red Lake shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4813
People caught in up the Abramoff corruption probe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5898
Man sentenced in 2008 death on Mohawk reservation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4833
Ex-Mohawk chief charged in upstate NY pot bust Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5199
Defendant pleads not guilty in US swastika case Written by TIM KORTE, Associated Press Writer 4250
Colorado artifacts dealer to take plea deal Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3033
State lines up witnesses in sweat lodge deaths hearing Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5799
Charge filed against suspect in Red Lake shootings Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3028
State lines up witnesses in sweat lodge hearing Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2394
Former suspect testimony at issue in Aquash trial Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2680
Rios pleads guilty to accessory to kidnapping Written by Evelyn Broecher, Native Sun News Correspondent 4977
Woman pleads guilty in 1975 killing, is sentenced Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3096
Son's unsolved death haunts family 20 years later Written by ANDREA J. COOK, Rapid City Journal 3623
Tribal official sentenced for embezzlement Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3638
2 get probation for stealing from tribe in Neb. Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2990
SD tribal chairman indicted; pleads not guilty Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3669
Judge orders woman to pay back Spirit Lake tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3366
San Carlos man pleads guilty in arson case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3552
Ex tribal official pleads guilty to bribery in LA Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2586
Utah man says in court he sold stolen artifacts Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 3128
Lawyer: Colorado artifacts dealer taking plea deal Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 3404
Man to plead in assault case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3176
Ohio sessions train officers on artifact looting Written by WESLEY LOWERY, The Columbus Dispatch 4593
US Attorney gets tough on reservation crime Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3363
Man to plead in casino theft Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5276
Lac Vieux tribal council released from jail Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3496
Theft of Caddo pottery still unsolved Written by CHUCK BARTELS, Associated Press Writer 5589
Federal charges brought in ND tribal theft case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3275
Shooting near NY reservation smoke shop; 1 hurt Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6383
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 25 – SEPTEMBER 7, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5167
Race complicates reservation crime fight Written by SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press Writer 5787
Former charter school head sentenced to 10 years Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3561
Floods unleash wave of gravesite lootings Written by NICOLE YOUNG, The Tennessean 4134
FBI: No charges in death outside Glacier Natl Park Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4553
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 16 - 24, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 6242
Pilot prosecuting program to start on S.D. reservation Written by MARY GARRIGAN, Rapid City Journal 5411
Ojibwe tribe files action against City of Brainerd Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3901
Former Navajo officers accused in man's beating Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4987
Woman acknowledges theft from tribal loan program Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4282
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4347
Conference centers on working with crime victims Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2403
Standing Rock reservation death investigated Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4168
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 3, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4629
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 27, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4602
2 plead guilty to theft from tribal credit program Written by Associated Press 3918
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 20, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5706
Information sought in fatal hit and run accident Written by Irving Police Department 4378
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 13, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5667
Former charter director pleads to embezzlement Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3507
More are sentenced in Four Corners artifacts case Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 6018
Tribal Justice News Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5330
Lummi man accused of cutting off another's nose Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4201
Murder case dropped in 1981 CA tribal slaying Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press Writer 5266
Lawsuit: Church protected abusive Salesian priest Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press Writer 3126
3 Ariz men sentenced for possessing protected bird Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3064
Woman pleads guilty in tribal embezzlement case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4759
Tribal Justice News Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4961
Man's unsolved slaying haunts friends, family Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4135
Reservation Jurisdiction - NM court OKs DWI evidence gathered on tribal land Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press Writer 5639
Honduras man sentenced in Coeur d'Alene shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3093
Deputy reached for gun instead of taser in fatal shooting of Oglala Lakota man Written by Randall Howell, Native Sun News Managing Editor 6187
DOJ adds prosecutors to fight Indian Country crime Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3668
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5256
3 accused of stealing from Santee Sioux in Neb. Written by Associated Press 4759
Cocaine Bust - AZ tribal members arrested in cocaine bust Written by Associated Press 4286
Tribes seek state investigation into inmate death Written by Associated Press 3234
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 4113
New trial date set for '75 SD reservation slaying Written by Associated Press 4094
Minn. authorities ID body of teen found last month Written by Associated Press 2854
State, tribe reach deal on tobacco cases Written by Associated Press 3542
Warrant issued in Pine Ridge baseball bat killing Written by Associated Press 4635
Trial set in Four Corners artifact looting case Written by Associated Press 2981
Smoke shop owner could be freed from NY prison Written by DAVID CARUSO, Associated Press Writer 4709
16 people accused of dealing meth on Navajo Nation Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 8118
3 more Utahns plead guilty in artifacts case Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3178
Acquittal in AIM killing gives ex-FBI agent pause Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3244
Reservation slaying case soon to go to jury Written by Associated Press 2698
Attorney wants evidence tossed in artifacts case Written by Associated Press 2670
6 arrested in Navajo Nation meth probe Written by Department of Justice 4699
Bill in Navajo Council targets Internet sex crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 4441
Judge says no to mistrial in reservation slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press Writer 4135
Witness: Man supplied gun in 1975 SD slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 2524
Trial begins in 1975 slaying at SD reservation Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3694
Judge upholds Utah man's charges in artifacts case Written by Associated Press 3338
Trial set in 1975 killing of AIM activist in SD Written by DAVE KOLPACK
, Associated Press Writer 3634
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5354
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6051
4 face prison in Crow Creek tribal bribery case Written by DIRK LAMMERS, 
Associated Press Writer 4544
2 Utahns plead guilty in sweeping artifacts case Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3290
3 men suspected of stealing Indian artifacts Written by Associated Press 5417
Sweat lodge defendant plans video messages Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 5622
Appeals court vacates convictions of 2 non-Indians Written by AMY BETH HANSON, 
Associated Press Writer 3598
Former Ore. tribal officer sentenced for theft Written by Associated Press 3550
Artifact cases will proceed despite source’s death Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 2891
Police conduct interviews in pictograph vandalism Written by Associated Press 5025
AG: Giving tribes arrest power is constitutional Written by Associated Press 4384
Vandals deface ancient Idaho pictographs in park Written by Associated Press 5544
Seller of black market eagle feathers sentenced Written by Associated Press 4724
Guru in sweat lodge deaths released on bond Written by Associated Press 3162
Sweat lodge deaths: Attorneys argue against $5 million bail Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 3846
6 Mont. residents charged with stealing from tribe Written by Associated Press 3810
Arizona US attorney, tribal leaders talk crime Written by BOB CHRISTIE, 
Associated Press Writer 4084
Utahn accuses feds of misconduct in artifact case Written by PAUL FOY, 
Associated Press Writer 3405
Murder trial set for Pascua Yaqui man Written by Associated Press 5391
Former BIA investigator wins lawsuit Written by Associated Press 5913
Panel: Strip search of Indians not discrimination Written by MATTHEW BROWN
, Associated Press Writer 3630
Guru charged in sweat lodge deaths says he’s broke Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 4908
1975 murder case delayed by ‘Aquash’ box discovery Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 4879
No gag order ruling by judge in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 3567
Trial in 1975 slaying on reservation postponed Written by Associated Press 3220
Language leaves justice tongue-tied Written by ALEXANDRA ZAYAS, 
St. Petersburg Times 4068
Ex-Choctaw Nation employee given probation Written by Associated Press 4055
Prosecutors seek gag order in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 2505
Human rights group calls for tribal arrest power Written by JOHN MILLER, 
Associated Press Writer 6465
SoCal Indian tribe’s CFO, insurance broker charged Written by Associated Press 5312
Key Cape Wind review rushed, still sound Written by JAY LINDSAY, 
Associated Press Writer 2979
Expert encourages tribes to tackle suicide, gangs Written by DIRK LAMMERS, 
Associated Press Writer 3978
Self-help guru in court on manslaughter charges Written by FELICIA FONSECA and AMANDA LEE MYERS, 
Associated Press Writers 2891
14 Former Cheyenne-Arapaho officials convicted Written by Department of Justice 5718
Judge drops charges against 1 in 1975 AIM slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3208
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5292
Coeur d'Alene Tribe wants broader arrest authority Written by Associated Press 4242
SD session will examine crime in Indian country Written by WAYNE ORTMAN, 
Associated Press Writer 2706
Owners say sweat lodge not to blame for deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA , Associated Press Writer 4582
Court lets tribe intervene in Wyo. murder appeal Written by BEN NEARY, 
Associated Press Writer 2807
Owners say sweat lodge not to blame for deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 2489
Lawyer: Major artifacts dealer to take plea deal Written by PAUL FOY
, Associated Press Writer 3241
Leader of fatal Arizona sweat lodge speaks out Written by Associated Press 3922
Tribal Justice News Written by US Dept. of Justice 6029
Port Gamble tribe admits officers were wrong Written by Associated Press 3922
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6184
6-month prison term to NC man who sold bear organs Written by Associated Press 3940
NY attorney pleads guilty to stealing from tribe Written by Associated Press 4224
Appeals court overturns Kickapoo casino conviction Written by MICHELLE ROBERTS, 
Associated Press Writer 5374
Feds drop charges against fugitive in fake tribe Written by Associated Press 4239
Docs in fatal sweat lodge case show past problems Written by Associated Press 5619
Former Cherokee Nation employee pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by Associated Press 4538
Documents in fatal sweat lodge case show past problems Written by Associated Press 3315
Apache tribe member sentenced for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 5296
Crow tribal member faces securities fraud charges Written by Associated Press 4634
Former tribal leader convicted in firearms trial Written by Associated Press 4256
Choctaw investigators receive archaeological crime-scene training Written by Larissa Copeland, Choctaw Nation 7582
Man pleads not guilty to 1981 Calif. triple murder Written by Associated Press 4492
ND museum fire blamed on arson Written by Associated Press 4906
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5123
Officials say gangs using cell phones in prison Written by Associated Press 5011
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 8364
3 sentenced in NC in stabbing, beating death Written by Associated Press 4675
Tribal leader sentenced for theft of tribal funds Written by Department of Justice 7887
Man gets probation for stealing money from tribe Written by Associated Press 4921
Man gets probation for stealing money from tribe Written by Associated Press 4213
Court: RI judge made right call in smoke shop case Written by Associated Press 5968
Arrest in 1981 tribal murders revives old mystery Written by AMY TAXIN and GILLIAN FLACCUS, 
Associated Press Writers 6237
State looking to hire Indian parole officers Written by Associated Press 5056
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 6403
Soboba Indian leader arrested on bribery charges Written by Associated Press 6284
Man who bought bald eagle sentenced Written by Associated Press 4212
AIM trial: Federal defendant not entitled to state documents Written by Associated Press 3496
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6115
Prison time, felony charges rare for relic looters Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3953
Sweat Lodge Deaths - AZ resort owners ask for prayers after tragedy Written by FELICIA FONSECA
, Associated Press Writer 6591
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 4456
Lawyer: 1975 slaying appeals hearing unwarranted Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 3663
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 6438
Complaint: Killing of tribal leader was hit job Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, 
Associated Press Writer 7277
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6156
Lawsuits combined in Crazy Horse descendent’s death Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 6839
Neb. lawmakers discuss Whiteclay and alcohol Written by NATE JENKINS
, Associated Press Writer 6763
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6754
Cigarette Kingpins: Indian smoke shops are feeling the heat Written by DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press 10767
Lawyer says negotiations under way in eagle case Written by BEN NEARY Associated Press writer 4070

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