April 18, 2015

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Flaw in reporting tribal cases stymies gun background checks Written by MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press 205
Former BLM employee set to plead guilty in fraud case Written by Associated Press 462
Havre businessman faces sentencing in Chippewa Cree bribery Written by Associated Press 1502
Man charged with threatening to kill tribal police officers Written by Associated Press 612
US tribes free to prosecute non-Indians for certain crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 584
AG: Aquash case might solve other Wounded Knee cases Written by STEPHEN LEE, Capital Journal 593
Court to consider preservation of judge’s racist emails Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 421
Former tribal college president acquitted in kickbacks trial Written by Associated Press 729
Up to 2 dozen horses shot, dumped in Montana field Written by Associated Press 1050
Trial set in $242K tribal embezzlement case Written by Associated Press 1295
Man pleads guilty in cigarette scheme Written by Associated Press 1438
Vandals spray graffiti at park protecting ancient Indian art Written by Associated Press 1422
Officer stumbles upon $33,000 in Kiowa artwork at old meth lab Written by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press 1618
3 Cheyenne-Arapaho tribal buildings in Concho burn Written by Associated Press 2288
Police now probing reports of students harassed at game Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1210
State official admits stealing from Cayuga Nation children Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 957
Woman held in shooting on Indian reservation near San Diego Written by Associated Press 1522
Report: Lower Brule tribal leaders mishandled millions Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 1805
Caddoan artifacts stolen in Arkansas in 2006 remain missing Written by JIM WILLIAMSON, Texarkana Gazette 2596
Plea bargain nets probation for former tribal AG Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 2207
Tensions mount in aftermath of shooting by police officer Written by Associated Press 2314
Tribal council member pleads guilty to charges Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2136
Tribes could issue protective orders against non-Natives Written by Associated Press 2285
Attorneys for judiciary say judge’s emails confidential Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2004
Former office manager sentenced for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 1377
Medical examiner: actress died of blunt injuries Written by Associated Press 2368
Former Blackfeet chair gets fraud judgment Written by Associated Press 1779
More plea deals struck in Chippewa Cree corruption case Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1941
Attorney wants records from Franciscan Friars in sexual abuse case Written by Associated Press 1644
Attorneys seek to clear former Crow tribe chairman Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1866
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action Written by Associated Press 2279
Former Choctaw official charged in construction fraud case Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 2278
Tribes work to create sex-offender registries Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1964
Former chief takes stand in construction fraud case Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 2583
Testimony: Lavish gifts given to land casino contracts Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 5706
15 charged in armed takeover that closed casino Written by Associated Press 1966
Cherokee Nation opens new office in Sallisaw Written by Associated Press 1707
Man indicted in shooting of Navajo police officer Written by Publisher 1959
Long-empty jail taking in American Indian inmates Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1908
Tribal official pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by Associated Press 2194
Alleged Native Mob leader sentenced to 43 years Written by Associated Press 2311
Ex-HUD employee pleads guilty to fraud scheme Written by Associated Press 2080
Ex-Navajo leader pleads guilty to misusing funds Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2280
Tribal member defends receiving hidden payments Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2332
Tribal members funneled cash from lending company Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2231
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation asks for help in identifying missing woman Written by Associated Press 2300
Feds: Report shows progress in tribal prosecutionsDAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 1792
Medals given to police who shot C&A teen Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 3385
Woman set reservation fire to give friends work Written by Associated Press 2029
Tribal officer’s stun gun use under investigation Written by Associated Press 2217
National Park Service settles whistleblower appeal Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press 1943
Ex-legislator sentenced in tribal corruption case Written by Associated Press 2495
Spray-painted targets found near ancient rock art Written by LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press 1614
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 1303
Teenagers indicted in killings of homeless men Written by Associated Press 2224
MCN Second Chief charged with embezzlement Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 2700
Affectionate graffiti mars sacred Indian site Written by Associated Press 2242
After slayings, mayor forms task force on Native American homeless Written by Associated Press 2101
Raid targets pot grows on California tribal land Written by Associated Press 1390
Montana tops federal corruption prosecutions Written by Associated Press 1526
Tribal leader indicted on corruption charges Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2209
Defendants in Crow corruption case avoid prison Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1711
Man admits defrauding California casino tribe Written by Associated Press 1760
Nuns’ request to bring diocese to court denied Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1691
Feds investigate handling of ancient remains Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press 1978
Blackfeet consultant convicted for kickbacks Written by Associated Press 1377
Tribal officer in metro Phoenix fatally shot Written by Associated Press 1528
Canadian high court to consider NH extradition Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1447
6th person pleads guilty to corruption charges Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1686
Lack of charges in sacred site damage upsets some Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1660
Blackfeet judge issues arrest warrant for senator Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1538
Death-row inmates seek sweat lodge Written by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press 1699
South Dakota, tribe finalize plan to serve parole Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 1781
Plan to reduce Native American women prisoners Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 1941
Judge orders transcript in Native children lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1371
Number of Navajo homicides tops some metro areas Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1908
Prosecutors: Crow defendants to keep most proceeds Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1509
Probation ordered for illegal feather sales Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1822
Ex-tribal officials in Nebraska charged with theft Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2142
Former Kickapoo tribal employee pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by DOJ Media Release 1892
Ex-US tribal leader pleads not guilty in killings Written by JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press 2369
Trial to begin in Blackfeet embezzlement case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1830
Ex-tribal leader wears bulletproof vest to court Written by JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press 2498
Ex-tribal treasurer asks for no prison for theft Written by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press 1901
US says reservation shooting was in self-defense Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 2129
FBI confirms activist was killed in SD in 1973 Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 3349
Police: 4 dead in shooting at California tribal HQ Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1775
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: February 21, 2014 Written by DOJ News Release 2279
4 reach plea deals in Blackfeet fraud case Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2132
3 Western tribes part of pilot project to exercise criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2823
Conn. hotel arrest highlights trafficking concerns Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 2014
Man gets 3 years for embezzling from Yurok Tribe Written by PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press 2182
Sentencing set in Blackfeet embezzlement scheme Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1793
Montana’s new Indian prisons liaison talks goals Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2863
Tribal leader pleads guilty to alcohol importation Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 2042
FBI offers reward for Navajo homicide Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2229
SD working with tribe on joint parole program Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 1915
Sentencing set in deaths of 2 Spirit Lake children Written by Associated Press 2029
Pair plead guilty in Tulsa shooting rampage Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press 2096
President of Native American focused charity indicted on embezzlement charges Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 2960
Amber Alert in Tulsa, police searching for Charlie Wilson Written by Tulsa Police Dept. AMBER ALERT 2779
Lawyer: Augare to plead guilty if fed charges stay Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1989
Awareness walk held in memory of slain domestic violence coordinator Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 3698
Former tribal chairman sentenced for loan fraud Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3087
Social worker's sentencing in child death delayed Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 3144
Federal judge seeks justice for convicted woman Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2377
Ex-Pequot treasurer pleads guilty to theft Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 2507
Ex-tribal president pleads guilty to fund fraud Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 2747
New charges for 5 accused of stealing stimulus aid Written by MATT VOLTZ, Associated Press 3022
Judge: Feds can prosecute tribal leader for DUI Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2617
VAWA amendment falls short of protecting women Written by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News 2815
Okla. death row inmate detained by US authorities Written by Associated Press 2550
Payouts to NC eugenics victims could be modest Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press 8745
FBI: Tribal leader admitted to personal purchases Written by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press 2711
Theft trial opens for ex-chairman of Pequots Written by Associated Press 1959
Author convicted in Ariz. sweat lodge deaths freed Written by Associated Press 2460
ND woman pleads guilty in toddler's death Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 3054
Descendants of Sand Creek Massacre victims sue Written by Associated Press 2504
Theft trial approaches for ex-Pequot chairman Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1921
Okla. AG seeks new hearing on voided death penalty Written by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press 2337
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 12, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 2963
Man admits illegal sale of eagle feathers in Kan. Written by Associated Press 2811
Oklahoma weighing options in murder case Written by Associated Press 2351
Blackfeet judge expunges DUIs of senator’s brother Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2824
Report shows spike in reservation criminal cases Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3082
3 sentenced in Crow reservation corruption case Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 3514
Social worker pleads guilty in Cherokee child’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 3498
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: April 9, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 3839
Feds say Native Mob gang dented but work remains Written by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press 3321
3 convicted in Minnesota Indian gang trial Written by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press 2845
US clergy victims make demands of new pope Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press 3099
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: March 15, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 3976
Prosecutor: Gang operated as criminal enterprise Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 2715
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: March 4. 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 4257
NC woman pleads guilty in her niece’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 3160
Case alleging anti-Indian discrimination to go on Written by Associated Press 2952
ND man convicted on 4 counts of murder Written by Associated Press 4107
UPDATED: Tribal attorney arrested on child pornography charges Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 5005
3 plead guilty in Crow reservation corruption case Written by Associated Press 3393
American Indian gang trio face racketeering trial Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 3643
Court puts American Indian status in jury's hands Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3221
Four tribal officials convicted in embezzlement case Written by Associated Press 3408
Tribal justice reform slow-going in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3284
Blackfeet leaders indicted in illegal big-game hunts Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 3920
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: December 21, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 6479
Mediation in church abuse lawsuits set for April Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 3240
Lawsuit: NM bar bouncers target American Indians Written by Associated Press 3955
Ancient rock carvings stolen in Sierra Nevada Written by Associated Press 3454
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: November 13, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 4455
Michigan man sentenced for selling eagle feathers Written by Associated Press 2933
Former pueblo governor, developer plead not guilty Written by Associated Press 3536
Santa Fe sheriff cuts Pojoaque Pueblo’s police powers Written by Associated Press 3834
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: September 28, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 5179
Oklahoma man sentenced to 6 years for arson, theft Written by Associated Press 3054
Washington woman admits to embezzling from tribe Written by Associated Press 3625
ND man sentenced in pivotal domestic violence case Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 4291
Petition Drive Urges Immediate Action to Protect Native Women Written by GINNY UNDERWOOD, Indian Law Resource Center 3672
Police say UNC student was victim of homicide Written by Associated Press 3922
Ariz. tribe boosts jail time for reservation crime Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3664
US attorneys, tribal officials talk public safety Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 3198
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 3417
Crow triple-murder trial postponed to January Written by Associated Press 3427
Meeting to address tribal public safety challenges Written by Associated Press 2936
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: August 20, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5077
Judge drops charges against 4 in Navajo fraud case Written by Associated Press 3658
New alleged victims in Montana church abuse suit Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 3300
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 24, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4688
Prosecutors in ND, SD warn about human trafficking Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 8635
Help solve this 31-year-old crime Written by Oklahoma OSBI 4871
No answers in killing of 2 kids on ND reservation Written by PATRICK SPRINGER AND CHUCK HAGA, Forum Communications 4794
Victim specialists urge teamwork on Indian cases Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 2422
3 men settle sexual abuse suits against church Written by Associated Press 3749
Sen. Hoeven wants hearings on reservation abuse Written by Associated Press 3248
Dakotas tribe gets new prosecutor courtesy of feds Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 2365
SD child’s death highlights jurisdictional blur Written by Associated Press 3536
Tribe asks feds to re-examine reservation deaths Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 3334
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 9, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4270
Boy, 4, found dead under home on Mich. reservation Written by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press 3816
Lewiston man sentenced for defacing tribal shelter Written by JOHN MILLER, Associated Press 2999
Dispute over seized Indian artifacts in talks Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 3385
Wyoming lawmakers address Indian reservation crime Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 3233
Social worker back to work despite charges Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 3444
Standing Rock drug case prosecuted in 2 courts Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 3483
Lawyers sue DSS over Cherokee girl’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 3350
Mont. reservations to get sex abuse response teams Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2552
Ex-Okla. tribal housing head admits embezzlement Written by Associated Press 2426
Ex-Okla tribe official pleads guilty to conspiracy Written by Associated Press 2818
NY offers $3M to settle Onondaga protesters' suit Written by Associated Press 3228
Court upholds conviction in 1975 AIM slaying Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 3546
Reservation Deaths: Feds to re-examine Pine Ridge cases Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 5623
Agency: Ancient burial mounds looted, driven over Written by JIM SUHR, Associated Press 2502
Groups raising funds for arrest, conviction in white buffalo slaying Written by Tosawi Marshall, Executive Director, AICCT 3246
Lakota Man Accuses Hospital of Healthcare Hate Crime Written by Evelyn Red Lodge 3706
SD woman pleads guilty to bootlegging charge Written by Associated Press 3097
NC gov urges $10M to compensate eugenics victims Written by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press 2731
Last sentence handed down in Abramoff probe Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press 2819
S. Dakota tribe seeks new death investigations Written by Associated Press 3359
Investigation into missing bones at Effigy Mounds Written by Associated Press 3222
Cherokee man suspected in Tulsa shooting rampage Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press 3546
Tribes see less gang crime since Native Mob sweep Written by Associated Press 5527
Canadian appeals conviction in '75 AIM slaying Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 3159
Diocese, alleged abuse victims head to mediation Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2721
US: Some Custer museum artifacts were stolen Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2894
Charges dismissed against ex-Okla. tribe worker Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4109
2 men sentenced in swastika branding case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3609
New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Mont. Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 5847
New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Mont. Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 3601
SD rancher sentenced for defrauding Sioux tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2859
3 Mont. men face charges in killing, selling of eagle Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3125
SD House committee rejects child sexual abuse bill Written by VERONICA ZARAGOVIA, Associated Press 2886
US Marshals seek 3 at-large Native Mob members Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3783
Task force eyes rural, tribal exposure to violence Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 3316
Custer dealer seeks return of seized artifacts Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 3192
Suspect arrested in theft of Native American hats Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2735
Officials look for payoff in Native Mob sweep Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 4780
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: Public Safety Initiatives in Indian Country Written by US DEPT of JUSTICE News Release 10210
Takedown of gang members prompts prison lockdown Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 3706
Tiguas getting restitution from Abramoff, Scanlon Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3372
Alleged members of Native mob charged in racketeering indictment Written by US DEPT of JUSTICE News Release 3803
New US plan to stop drug flow over northern border includes tribes Written by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press 3312
Ex-Mohawk chief gets prison in upstate NY pot bust Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3685
Powwow official sentenced for eagle feathers sale Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4919
DOJ: No charges in death of Seattle woodcarver Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2605
SD tribal official pleads not guilty to felonies Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2953
Mother still seeking answers in child’s death Written by MITCH WEISS and TOM BREEN, Associated Press 4646
Elwha PD is searching for a suspect believed to be armed, dangerous Written by Brenda Francis, Lower Elwha Tribe 3461
Former SD tribal chairman appeals fed convictions Written by Associated Press 2331
Idaho tribal leader pleads guilty on theft charges Written by Associated Press 2751
South Dakota Supreme Court throws out Sexual-Abuse Lawsuit Written by Stephanie Woodard, Native Sun News 11723
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2970
Former SD trial chairman sentenced to 3 years Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 3578
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by Associated Press 2275
Ex-head of Wyo. tribal agency faces sentencing Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 2670
Suit against Wash. state alleges abuse at school Written by Associated Press 2635
Prison time for guru in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3854
Guru to be sentenced in Arizona sweat lodge deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3389
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: Nov. 14 – 18, 2011 Written by Department of Justice 6194
Internet payday lender loses bid to avoid subpoena Written by Associated Press 3658
Former BIA officer gets 4 years for corruption Written by Associated Press 3874
Ex-Mohawk chief faces new drug charges in NYC bust Written by Associated Press 3469
Abramoff criticizes reforms after lobbying scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 2984
4 get prison in meth ring on Arizona reservation Written by Associated Press 3208
ND tribal official, wife sentenced for theft Written by Associated Press 3247
Ring sentenced to 20 months in lobbying scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 2434
Ex-Goldman board member indicted in insider case Written by TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press 3321
Former Tonkawa leader indicted for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 3294
FBI offers $5K in Blackfeet hit-and-run death Written by Associated Press 3364
SD man seeks to continue school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 3489
FBI probing sheriff's deputy beating of Navajo man Written by Associated Press 3809
FBI: Suspect in triple slaying in US arrested Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 3288
Denver man's sentence reduced in 1975 AIM slaying Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 3309
New lawsuit accuses Mont. nuns of abusing children Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 4522
Judge: Prosecutors cannot retaliate for Ring trial Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 3799
Man pleads guilty in artifacts trafficking case Written by Associated Press 3535
Justice Dept. awards $118 million to support tribal justice Written by US Justice Dept. Release 3670
Idaho tribal leader indicted on theft charges Written by JOHN MILLER, Associated Press 4190
Another man sentenced in stolen painkiller case Written by Associated Press 3175
Arizona man sentenced for destroyed petroglyphs Written by Associated Press 4069
2 men plead guilty in swastika branding case Written by JERI CLAUSING, Associated Press 5720
Tribal police have expanded authority in Oregon Received by Newsfinder from AP Written by Associated Press 4560
Colo. man, wife get probation in Utah looting case Written by LYNN DeBRUIN, Associated Press 4499
Former tribal officials in ND face sentencing Written by Associated Press 4434
Tribal chairman convicted of bribery charges Written by Associated Press 4659
Man accused of killing Minot mother of his child Written by BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press 4284
Jury deliberates in tribal chairman's trial Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 4635
Woman who accused BIA officer of rape admits lying Written by Associated Press 4543
Sweat lodge case: Motion for new trial delaying Ray's sentencing Written by Associated Press 5143
Neb. high court cuts parents’ rights to Navajo tot Written by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press 4880
Stolen petroglyph returned to original home in NV Written by Associated Press 5641
American Indian grave looted at Moccasin Bend Written by Associated Press 5789
Weak defense in guru case, juror says Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4912
4 wounded in Lummi Reservation stabbings Written by Associated Press 5147
Artifacts Looting: Man reaches deal in artifacts case Written by JENNIFER DOBNER, Associated Press 4023
Sweat Lodge Deaths: Weak defense in guru case, juror says Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3787
BIA officer convicted in corruption trial Written by Associated Press 6460
Man sentenced in stolen painkiller case Written by Associated Press 3666
Feds charge Ariz. man in Navajo officer shooting Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3611
‘Guru’ convicted in ceremony deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 7762
Ray convicted in ceremony deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4446
SD high court upholds dismissal of abuse lawsuit Written by Associated Press 4395
US attorney in ND wants to tackle Indian crime Written by Associated Press 3445
Self-help author's manslaughter trial nears end Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3409
Judge denies acquittal motion in Arizona sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4623
SD man accused of eagle trafficking Written by Associated Press 4036
Judge denies acquittal motion in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4109
Deadline nears for tribes to track sex offenders Written by Associated Press 4706
Infant’s death sparks call for justice on tribal lands Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6892
US declines to try half Native crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA AND SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press 5080
Amber Alert out for teen abducted in Grand Rapids Written by Associated Press 5326
Bald Eagle charges filed against 4 Okla. men Written by Associated Press 4898
Trial date set in SD tribal gaming lawsuit Written by Associated Press 4050
Prosecutors seek new judge in starving horses case Written by Associated Press 4235
Billings man sues judge over horse removal ruling Written by Associated Press 5365
Utahans accused of stealing artifacts plead guilty Written by CHI-CHI ZHANG, Associated Press 5034
Seattle to pay $1.5M to family of slain woodcarver Written by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press 5436
Detective details Ariz. sweat lodge probe Written by Associated Press 5701
Former Okla smoke shop guard sentenced to prison Written by Associated Press 5921
3 more Spirit Lake officials plead not guilty Written by Associated Press 5165
Leachman given 10 days to move horses Written by Associated Press 5639
Okla. agency investigating bald eagle's death Written by Associated Press 4537
Man sentenced for tribal bribery scheme Written by Associated Press 5447
S. Oregon man gets 3 years in fraud scheme Written by Associated Press 5463
On Indian Land: Appeals court overturns cockfighting conviction Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 11392
5 Spirit Lake tribal officers, employees indicted Written by Associated Press 4659
Ex-Maine police chief pleads to theft for gambling Written by Associated Press 5937
Indian law and order panel has first meeting in NM Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 6171
Utah woman charged with lying to federal agents Written by Associated Press 6028
NW Jesuits: bankruptcy plan after abuse settlement Written by Associated Press / The Oregonian 5655
BIA officer denies federal corruption charges Written by Associated Press 5392
DOJ launches investigation of Seattle police Written by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press 4268
Priestly order agrees to pay $166.1 million to hundreds of Natives abused at their schools Written by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press 7388
BIA officer faces federal corruption charges Written by Associated Press 6179
Defiant Ring faces third trial in Abramoff scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 5769
Spectators drawn to Arizona sweat lodge trial Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6141
Head of Vt. Abenaki band in court for exploitation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5284
Trial in Arizona sweat lodge death case resumes Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7343
Scanlon appeals sentence over Supreme Court ruling Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 3949
Agreement reached in search lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4158
Key witness' death complicates '75 murder case Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 4720
Appeals court reverses ruling in reservation fire Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 4188
18-year-old Nebraskan imprisoned for reservation slaying Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6013
Navajo man given 92 months in child sex case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5314
Montana judge tosses plea deal, reduces sentence Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4984
No charges for Seattle officer who shot woodcarver Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6861
3 Northern Arapaho officials face federal charges Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6696
Woman convicted in AIM slaying dies of lung cancer Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5189
Man to plead guilty in Belcourt painkiller case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4113
South Dakota killer takes step toward freedom Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4608
Abramoff cohort sentenced to 20 months in prison, fined Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press 5136
2 face charges in alleged fraud scheme in SD Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6076
Hate Crimes-Property - ND Senate rebuffs property crime hate penalty Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4955
Man accused of stealing from Turtle Mountain tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5242
Police: Slain ND woman's infant was found unharmed Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 5233
Life sentence for 1975 reservation slaying Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 5838
Seattle officer testifies at shooting inquest Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5166
Woman to plead guilty in ND hospital drug case Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 6714
Protesters demonstrate outside Seattle inquest Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3249
GAO: Feds decline half of Indian Country cases Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4512
Questions remain after reservation slaying verdict Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3891
S.D. jury convicts man in 1975 AIM activist’s death Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 6220
Ancient rock art outside Vegas damaged by graffiti Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 6422
Man arrested on rez gets 6-month sentence in trooper assault Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6262
Man testifies at US trial he saw AIM activist shot Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 6367
Museum director sues feds over probe Written by SUSAN MONYOYA BRYAN, Associated Press Writer 4296
Ex-suspect testifies in AIM activist slaying trial Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 5019
Prosecution rests in 1975 AIM slaying trial Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 7156
Trial testimony begins in 1975 reservation murder Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 4766
Inquest set Jan. 10 in fatal police shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3498
Judge: Former AIM murder suspect must testify Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3811
Ancient rock art outside Vegas damaged by graffiti Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 3822
Federal murder charges filed in Red Lake shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6028
People caught in up the Abramoff corruption probe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7093
Man sentenced in 2008 death on Mohawk reservation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5694
Ex-Mohawk chief charged in upstate NY pot bust Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6393
Defendant pleads not guilty in US swastika case Written by TIM KORTE, Associated Press Writer 5137
Colorado artifacts dealer to take plea deal Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3852
State lines up witnesses in sweat lodge deaths hearing Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6671
Charge filed against suspect in Red Lake shootings Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3651
State lines up witnesses in sweat lodge hearing Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3208
Former suspect testimony at issue in Aquash trial Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3483
Rios pleads guilty to accessory to kidnapping Written by Evelyn Broecher, Native Sun News Correspondent 5933
Woman pleads guilty in 1975 killing, is sentenced Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3914
Son's unsolved death haunts family 20 years later Written by ANDREA J. COOK, Rapid City Journal 4271
Tribal official sentenced for embezzlement Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4307
2 get probation for stealing from tribe in Neb. Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3839
SD tribal chairman indicted; pleads not guilty Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4356
Judge orders woman to pay back Spirit Lake tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4043
San Carlos man pleads guilty in arson case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4217
Ex tribal official pleads guilty to bribery in LA Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3250
Utah man says in court he sold stolen artifacts Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 3784
Lawyer: Colorado artifacts dealer taking plea deal Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 4289
Man to plead in assault case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3990
Ohio sessions train officers on artifact looting Written by WESLEY LOWERY, The Columbus Dispatch 5240
US Attorney gets tough on reservation crime Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4182
Man to plead in casino theft Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6269
Lac Vieux tribal council released from jail Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4351
Theft of Caddo pottery still unsolved Written by CHUCK BARTELS, Associated Press Writer 6396
Federal charges brought in ND tribal theft case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3905
Shooting near NY reservation smoke shop; 1 hurt Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 7067
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 25 – SEPTEMBER 7, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 6312
Race complicates reservation crime fight Written by SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press Writer 6613
Former charter school head sentenced to 10 years Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4191
Floods unleash wave of gravesite lootings Written by NICOLE YOUNG, The Tennessean 4759
FBI: No charges in death outside Glacier Natl Park Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5416
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 16 - 24, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 7696
Pilot prosecuting program to start on S.D. reservation Written by MARY GARRIGAN, Rapid City Journal 6305
Ojibwe tribe files action against City of Brainerd Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4567
Former Navajo officers accused in man's beating Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5875
Woman acknowledges theft from tribal loan program Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4936
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5080
Conference centers on working with crime victims Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3239
Standing Rock reservation death investigated Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4869
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 3, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5391
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 27, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5317
2 plead guilty to theft from tribal credit program Written by Associated Press 4751
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 20, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 6453
Information sought in fatal hit and run accident Written by Irving Police Department 5049
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 13, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 6609
Former charter director pleads to embezzlement Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4413
More are sentenced in Four Corners artifacts case Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 7150
Tribal Justice News Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5996
Lummi man accused of cutting off another's nose Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5018
Murder case dropped in 1981 CA tribal slaying Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press Writer 6137
Lawsuit: Church protected abusive Salesian priest Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press Writer 3790
3 Ariz men sentenced for possessing protected bird Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3754
Woman pleads guilty in tribal embezzlement case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5383
Tribal Justice News Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5686
Man's unsolved slaying haunts friends, family Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5125
Reservation Jurisdiction - NM court OKs DWI evidence gathered on tribal land Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press Writer 6620
Honduras man sentenced in Coeur d'Alene shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3936
Deputy reached for gun instead of taser in fatal shooting of Oglala Lakota man Written by Randall Howell, Native Sun News Managing Editor 6865
DOJ adds prosecutors to fight Indian Country crime Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 4302
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6061
3 accused of stealing from Santee Sioux in Neb. Written by Associated Press 5497
Cocaine Bust - AZ tribal members arrested in cocaine bust Written by Associated Press 5090
Tribes seek state investigation into inmate death Written by Associated Press 4045
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 5161
New trial date set for '75 SD reservation slaying Written by Associated Press 4931
Minn. authorities ID body of teen found last month Written by Associated Press 3552
State, tribe reach deal on tobacco cases Written by Associated Press 4415
Warrant issued in Pine Ridge baseball bat killing Written by Associated Press 5483
Trial set in Four Corners artifact looting case Written by Associated Press 3623
Smoke shop owner could be freed from NY prison Written by DAVID CARUSO, Associated Press Writer 5564
16 people accused of dealing meth on Navajo Nation Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 9385
3 more Utahns plead guilty in artifacts case Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 4004
Acquittal in AIM killing gives ex-FBI agent pause Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3937
Reservation slaying case soon to go to jury Written by Associated Press 3362
Attorney wants evidence tossed in artifacts case Written by Associated Press 3484
6 arrested in Navajo Nation meth probe Written by Department of Justice 5424
Bill in Navajo Council targets Internet sex crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 5334
Judge says no to mistrial in reservation slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press Writer 4854
Witness: Man supplied gun in 1975 SD slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3180
Trial begins in 1975 slaying at SD reservation Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 4518
Judge upholds Utah man's charges in artifacts case Written by Associated Press 4014
Trial set in 1975 killing of AIM activist in SD Written by DAVE KOLPACK
, Associated Press Writer 4320
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6265
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 7138
4 face prison in Crow Creek tribal bribery case Written by DIRK LAMMERS, 
Associated Press Writer 5381
2 Utahns plead guilty in sweeping artifacts case Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3903
3 men suspected of stealing Indian artifacts Written by Associated Press 6122
Sweat lodge defendant plans video messages Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 6405
Appeals court vacates convictions of 2 non-Indians Written by AMY BETH HANSON, 
Associated Press Writer 4283
Former Ore. tribal officer sentenced for theft Written by Associated Press 4240
Artifact cases will proceed despite source’s death Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3687
Police conduct interviews in pictograph vandalism Written by Associated Press 5899
AG: Giving tribes arrest power is constitutional Written by Associated Press 5046
Vandals deface ancient Idaho pictographs in park Written by Associated Press 6555
Seller of black market eagle feathers sentenced Written by Associated Press 5595
Guru in sweat lodge deaths released on bond Written by Associated Press 3803
Sweat lodge deaths: Attorneys argue against $5 million bail Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 4654
6 Mont. residents charged with stealing from tribe Written by Associated Press 4699
Arizona US attorney, tribal leaders talk crime Written by BOB CHRISTIE, 
Associated Press Writer 4778
Utahn accuses feds of misconduct in artifact case Written by PAUL FOY, 
Associated Press Writer 4066
Murder trial set for Pascua Yaqui man Written by Associated Press 6163
Former BIA investigator wins lawsuit Written by Associated Press 6704
Panel: Strip search of Indians not discrimination Written by MATTHEW BROWN
, Associated Press Writer 4290
Guru charged in sweat lodge deaths says he’s broke Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 5559
1975 murder case delayed by ‘Aquash’ box discovery Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 5837
No gag order ruling by judge in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 4202
Trial in 1975 slaying on reservation postponed Written by Associated Press 3867
Language leaves justice tongue-tied Written by ALEXANDRA ZAYAS, 
St. Petersburg Times 5036
Ex-Choctaw Nation employee given probation Written by Associated Press 4798
Prosecutors seek gag order in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 3266
Human rights group calls for tribal arrest power Written by JOHN MILLER, 
Associated Press Writer 7434
SoCal Indian tribe’s CFO, insurance broker charged Written by Associated Press 6000
Key Cape Wind review rushed, still sound Written by JAY LINDSAY, 
Associated Press Writer 3666
Expert encourages tribes to tackle suicide, gangs Written by DIRK LAMMERS, 
Associated Press Writer 4842
Self-help guru in court on manslaughter charges Written by FELICIA FONSECA and AMANDA LEE MYERS, 
Associated Press Writers 3665
14 Former Cheyenne-Arapaho officials convicted Written by Department of Justice 6688
Judge drops charges against 1 in 1975 AIM slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3893
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6181
Coeur d'Alene Tribe wants broader arrest authority Written by Associated Press 4954
SD session will examine crime in Indian country Written by WAYNE ORTMAN, 
Associated Press Writer 3363
Owners say sweat lodge not to blame for deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA , Associated Press Writer 5223
Court lets tribe intervene in Wyo. murder appeal Written by BEN NEARY, 
Associated Press Writer 3711
Owners say sweat lodge not to blame for deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 3320
Lawyer: Major artifacts dealer to take plea deal Written by PAUL FOY
, Associated Press Writer 4108
Leader of fatal Arizona sweat lodge speaks out Written by Associated Press 4753
Tribal Justice News Written by US Dept. of Justice 7120
Port Gamble tribe admits officers were wrong Written by Associated Press 4613
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 7069
6-month prison term to NC man who sold bear organs Written by Associated Press 4888
NY attorney pleads guilty to stealing from tribe Written by Associated Press 4862
Appeals court overturns Kickapoo casino conviction Written by MICHELLE ROBERTS, 
Associated Press Writer 6271
Feds drop charges against fugitive in fake tribe Written by Associated Press 5090
Docs in fatal sweat lodge case show past problems Written by Associated Press 6296
Former Cherokee Nation employee pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by Associated Press 5186
Documents in fatal sweat lodge case show past problems Written by Associated Press 3963
Apache tribe member sentenced for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 6184
Crow tribal member faces securities fraud charges Written by Associated Press 5503
Former tribal leader convicted in firearms trial Written by Associated Press 4944
Choctaw investigators receive archaeological crime-scene training Written by Larissa Copeland, Choctaw Nation 8343
Man pleads not guilty to 1981 Calif. triple murder Written by Associated Press 5362
ND museum fire blamed on arson Written by Associated Press 5632
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6202
Officials say gangs using cell phones in prison Written by Associated Press 5908
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 9845
3 sentenced in NC in stabbing, beating death Written by Associated Press 5767
Tribal leader sentenced for theft of tribal funds Written by Department of Justice 8844
Man gets probation for stealing money from tribe Written by Associated Press 5593
Man gets probation for stealing money from tribe Written by Associated Press 5014
Court: RI judge made right call in smoke shop case Written by Associated Press 6801
Arrest in 1981 tribal murders revives old mystery Written by AMY TAXIN and GILLIAN FLACCUS, 
Associated Press Writers 7240
State looking to hire Indian parole officers Written by Associated Press 5636
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 7205
Soboba Indian leader arrested on bribery charges Written by Associated Press 7025
Man who bought bald eagle sentenced Written by Associated Press 4888
AIM trial: Federal defendant not entitled to state documents Written by Associated Press 4306
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6976
Prison time, felony charges rare for relic looters Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 4587
Sweat Lodge Deaths - AZ resort owners ask for prayers after tragedy Written by FELICIA FONSECA
, Associated Press Writer 7546
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 5289
Lawyer: 1975 slaying appeals hearing unwarranted Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 4513
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 7289
Complaint: Killing of tribal leader was hit job Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, 
Associated Press Writer 8517
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 7014
Lawsuits combined in Crazy Horse descendent’s death Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 7830
Neb. lawmakers discuss Whiteclay and alcohol Written by NATE JENKINS
, Associated Press Writer 7648
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 7893
Cigarette Kingpins: Indian smoke shops are feeling the heat Written by DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press 11815
Lawyer says negotiations under way in eagle case Written by BEN NEARY Associated Press writer 4750

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