September 17, 2014

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Ex-Navajo leader pleads guilty to misusing funds Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 189
Tribal member defends receiving hidden payments Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 246
Tribal members funneled cash from lending company Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 138
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation asks for help in identifying missing woman Written by Associated Press 251
Feds: Report shows progress in tribal prosecutionsDAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 189
Medals given to police who shot C&A teen Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 950
Woman set reservation fire to give friends work Written by Associated Press 322
Tribal officer’s stun gun use under investigation Written by Associated Press 276
National Park Service settles whistleblower appeal Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press 131
Ex-legislator sentenced in tribal corruption case Written by Associated Press 479
Spray-painted targets found near ancient rock art Written by LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press 133
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 146
Teenagers indicted in killings of homeless men Written by Associated Press 318
MCN Second Chief charged with embezzlement Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 828
Affectionate graffiti mars sacred Indian site Written by Associated Press 333
After slayings, mayor forms task force on Native American homeless Written by Associated Press 283
Raid targets pot grows on California tribal land Written by Associated Press 381
Montana tops federal corruption prosecutions Written by Associated Press 295
Tribal leader indicted on corruption charges Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1027
Defendants in Crow corruption case avoid prison Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 460
Man admits defrauding California casino tribe Written by Associated Press 555
Nuns’ request to bring diocese to court denied Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 538
Feds investigate handling of ancient remains Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press 674
Blackfeet consultant convicted for kickbacks Written by Associated Press 463
Tribal officer in metro Phoenix fatally shot Written by Associated Press 539
Canadian high court to consider NH extradition Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 521
6th person pleads guilty to corruption charges Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 478
Lack of charges in sacred site damage upsets some Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 419
Blackfeet judge issues arrest warrant for senator Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 610
Death-row inmates seek sweat lodge Written by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press 657
South Dakota, tribe finalize plan to serve parole Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 585
Plan to reduce Native American women prisoners Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 910
Judge orders transcript in Native children lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 472
Number of Navajo homicides tops some metro areas Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 894
Prosecutors: Crow defendants to keep most proceeds Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 600
Probation ordered for illegal feather sales Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 666
Ex-tribal officials in Nebraska charged with theft Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1161
Former Kickapoo tribal employee pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by DOJ Media Release 901
Ex-US tribal leader pleads not guilty in killings Written by JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press 1192
Trial to begin in Blackfeet embezzlement case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 831
Ex-tribal leader wears bulletproof vest to court Written by JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press 1510
Ex-tribal treasurer asks for no prison for theft Written by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press 944
US says reservation shooting was in self-defense Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 1140
FBI confirms activist was killed in SD in 1973 Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 2058
Police: 4 dead in shooting at California tribal HQ Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 818
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: February 21, 2014 Written by DOJ News Release 1003
4 reach plea deals in Blackfeet fraud case Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1050
3 Western tribes part of pilot project to exercise criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1415
Conn. hotel arrest highlights trafficking concerns Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1043
Man gets 3 years for embezzling from Yurok Tribe Written by PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press 951
Sentencing set in Blackfeet embezzlement scheme Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 839
Montana’s new Indian prisons liaison talks goals Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1600
Tribal leader pleads guilty to alcohol importation Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 944
FBI offers reward for Navajo homicide Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1279
SD working with tribe on joint parole program Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 754
Sentencing set in deaths of 2 Spirit Lake children Written by Associated Press 1062
Pair plead guilty in Tulsa shooting rampage Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press 899
President of Native American focused charity indicted on embezzlement charges Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 1714
Amber Alert in Tulsa, police searching for Charlie Wilson Written by Tulsa Police Dept. AMBER ALERT 1805
Lawyer: Augare to plead guilty if fed charges stay Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1103
Awareness walk held in memory of slain domestic violence coordinator Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 2092
Former tribal chairman sentenced for loan fraud Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1715
Social worker's sentencing in child death delayed Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 1762
Federal judge seeks justice for convicted woman Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1432
Ex-Pequot treasurer pleads guilty to theft Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1583
Ex-tribal president pleads guilty to fund fraud Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 1715
New charges for 5 accused of stealing stimulus aid Written by MATT VOLTZ, Associated Press 1787
Judge: Feds can prosecute tribal leader for DUI Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1591
VAWA amendment falls short of protecting women Written by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News 1706
Okla. death row inmate detained by US authorities Written by Associated Press 1552
Payouts to NC eugenics victims could be modest Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press 7464
FBI: Tribal leader admitted to personal purchases Written by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press 1531
Theft trial opens for ex-chairman of Pequots Written by Associated Press 1111
Author convicted in Ariz. sweat lodge deaths freed Written by Associated Press 1530
ND woman pleads guilty in toddler's death Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 1740
Descendants of Sand Creek Massacre victims sue Written by Associated Press 1552
Theft trial approaches for ex-Pequot chairman Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1069
Okla. AG seeks new hearing on voided death penalty Written by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press 1121
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 12, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 1649
Man admits illegal sale of eagle feathers in Kan. Written by Associated Press 1606
Oklahoma weighing options in murder case Written by Associated Press 1457
Blackfeet judge expunges DUIs of senator’s brother Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1837
Report shows spike in reservation criminal cases Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1873
3 sentenced in Crow reservation corruption case Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2412
Social worker pleads guilty in Cherokee child’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2538
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: April 9, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 2679
Feds say Native Mob gang dented but work remains Written by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press 2401
3 convicted in Minnesota Indian gang trial Written by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press 1863
US clergy victims make demands of new pope Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press 1910
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: March 15, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 2567
Prosecutor: Gang operated as criminal enterprise Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 1841
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: March 4. 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 2850
NC woman pleads guilty in her niece’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2222
Case alleging anti-Indian discrimination to go on Written by Associated Press 2125
ND man convicted on 4 counts of murder Written by Associated Press 2580
UPDATED: Tribal attorney arrested on child pornography charges Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 3912
3 plead guilty in Crow reservation corruption case Written by Associated Press 2431
American Indian gang trio face racketeering trial Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 2581
Court puts American Indian status in jury's hands Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2319
Four tribal officials convicted in embezzlement case Written by Associated Press 2403
Tribal justice reform slow-going in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 2262
Blackfeet leaders indicted in illegal big-game hunts Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2710
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: December 21, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 4834
Mediation in church abuse lawsuits set for April Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2362
Lawsuit: NM bar bouncers target American Indians Written by Associated Press 2781
Ancient rock carvings stolen in Sierra Nevada Written by Associated Press 2592
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: November 13, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 3157
Michigan man sentenced for selling eagle feathers Written by Associated Press 1797
Former pueblo governor, developer plead not guilty Written by Associated Press 2557
Santa Fe sheriff cuts Pojoaque Pueblo’s police powers Written by Associated Press 2765
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: September 28, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 3697
Oklahoma man sentenced to 6 years for arson, theft Written by Associated Press 1846
Washington woman admits to embezzling from tribe Written by Associated Press 2779
ND man sentenced in pivotal domestic violence case Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 3189
Petition Drive Urges Immediate Action to Protect Native Women Written by GINNY UNDERWOOD, Indian Law Resource Center 2511
Police say UNC student was victim of homicide Written by Associated Press 2741
Ariz. tribe boosts jail time for reservation crime Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2492
US attorneys, tribal officials talk public safety Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 2259
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2189
Crow triple-murder trial postponed to January Written by Associated Press 2481
Meeting to address tribal public safety challenges Written by Associated Press 1753
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: August 20, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 3548
Judge drops charges against 4 in Navajo fraud case Written by Associated Press 2358
New alleged victims in Montana church abuse suit Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2336
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 24, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 3212
Prosecutors in ND, SD warn about human trafficking Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 7096
Help solve this 31-year-old crime Written by Oklahoma OSBI 3562
No answers in killing of 2 kids on ND reservation Written by PATRICK SPRINGER AND CHUCK HAGA, Forum Communications 3304
Victim specialists urge teamwork on Indian cases Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 1508
3 men settle sexual abuse suits against church Written by Associated Press 2480
Sen. Hoeven wants hearings on reservation abuse Written by Associated Press 2089
Dakotas tribe gets new prosecutor courtesy of feds Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 1462
SD child’s death highlights jurisdictional blur Written by Associated Press 2281
Tribe asks feds to re-examine reservation deaths Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 2149
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 9, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 2837
Boy, 4, found dead under home on Mich. reservation Written by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press 2813
Lewiston man sentenced for defacing tribal shelter Written by JOHN MILLER, Associated Press 2050
Dispute over seized Indian artifacts in talks Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2417
Wyoming lawmakers address Indian reservation crime Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 2176
Social worker back to work despite charges Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2269
Standing Rock drug case prosecuted in 2 courts Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 2487
Lawyers sue DSS over Cherokee girl’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2115
Mont. reservations to get sex abuse response teams Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1651
Ex-Okla. tribal housing head admits embezzlement Written by Associated Press 1500
Ex-Okla tribe official pleads guilty to conspiracy Written by Associated Press 1932
NY offers $3M to settle Onondaga protesters' suit Written by Associated Press 2055
Court upholds conviction in 1975 AIM slaying Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2623
Reservation Deaths: Feds to re-examine Pine Ridge cases Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 3938
Agency: Ancient burial mounds looted, driven over Written by JIM SUHR, Associated Press 1411
Groups raising funds for arrest, conviction in white buffalo slaying Written by Tosawi Marshall, Executive Director, AICCT 2384
Lakota Man Accuses Hospital of Healthcare Hate Crime Written by Evelyn Red Lodge 2584
SD woman pleads guilty to bootlegging charge Written by Associated Press 2201
NC gov urges $10M to compensate eugenics victims Written by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press 1862
Last sentence handed down in Abramoff probe Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press 1871
S. Dakota tribe seeks new death investigations Written by Associated Press 2151
Investigation into missing bones at Effigy Mounds Written by Associated Press 2215
Cherokee man suspected in Tulsa shooting rampage Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press 2410
Tribes see less gang crime since Native Mob sweep Written by Associated Press 4147
Canadian appeals conviction in '75 AIM slaying Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 2027
Diocese, alleged abuse victims head to mediation Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1890
US: Some Custer museum artifacts were stolen Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1735
Charges dismissed against ex-Okla. tribe worker Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2943
2 men sentenced in swastika branding case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2785
New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Mont. Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 4737
New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Mont. Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2484
SD rancher sentenced for defrauding Sioux tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1748
3 Mont. men face charges in killing, selling of eagle Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1981
SD House committee rejects child sexual abuse bill Written by VERONICA ZARAGOVIA, Associated Press 1644
US Marshals seek 3 at-large Native Mob members Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2856
Task force eyes rural, tribal exposure to violence Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 2387
Custer dealer seeks return of seized artifacts Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2306
Suspect arrested in theft of Native American hats Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1860
Officials look for payoff in Native Mob sweep Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 3816
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: Public Safety Initiatives in Indian Country Written by US DEPT of JUSTICE News Release 8907
Takedown of gang members prompts prison lockdown Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 2570
Tiguas getting restitution from Abramoff, Scanlon Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2194
Alleged members of Native mob charged in racketeering indictment Written by US DEPT of JUSTICE News Release 2892
New US plan to stop drug flow over northern border includes tribes Written by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press 2399
Ex-Mohawk chief gets prison in upstate NY pot bust Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2805
Powwow official sentenced for eagle feathers sale Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3536
DOJ: No charges in death of Seattle woodcarver Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1749
SD tribal official pleads not guilty to felonies Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2060
Mother still seeking answers in child’s death Written by MITCH WEISS and TOM BREEN, Associated Press 3298
Elwha PD is searching for a suspect believed to be armed, dangerous Written by Brenda Francis, Lower Elwha Tribe 2250
Former SD tribal chairman appeals fed convictions Written by Associated Press 1461
Idaho tribal leader pleads guilty on theft charges Written by Associated Press 1628
South Dakota Supreme Court throws out Sexual-Abuse Lawsuit Written by Stephanie Woodard, Native Sun News 9839
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2075
Former SD trial chairman sentenced to 3 years Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2270
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by Associated Press 1362
Ex-head of Wyo. tribal agency faces sentencing Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 1706
Suit against Wash. state alleges abuse at school Written by Associated Press 1727
Prison time for guru in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2621
Guru to be sentenced in Arizona sweat lodge deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2231
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: Nov. 14 – 18, 2011 Written by Department of Justice 4457
Internet payday lender loses bid to avoid subpoena Written by Associated Press 2506
Former BIA officer gets 4 years for corruption Written by Associated Press 2909
Ex-Mohawk chief faces new drug charges in NYC bust Written by Associated Press 2527
Abramoff criticizes reforms after lobbying scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 1766
4 get prison in meth ring on Arizona reservation Written by Associated Press 2254
ND tribal official, wife sentenced for theft Written by Associated Press 2005
Ring sentenced to 20 months in lobbying scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 1507
Ex-Goldman board member indicted in insider case Written by TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press 1986
Former Tonkawa leader indicted for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 2348
FBI offers $5K in Blackfeet hit-and-run death Written by Associated Press 2435
SD man seeks to continue school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2548
FBI probing sheriff's deputy beating of Navajo man Written by Associated Press 2612
FBI: Suspect in triple slaying in US arrested Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2302
Denver man's sentence reduced in 1975 AIM slaying Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 2336
New lawsuit accuses Mont. nuns of abusing children Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 3127
Judge: Prosecutors cannot retaliate for Ring trial Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 2586
Man pleads guilty in artifacts trafficking case Written by Associated Press 2291
Justice Dept. awards $118 million to support tribal justice Written by US Justice Dept. Release 2773
Idaho tribal leader indicted on theft charges Written by JOHN MILLER, Associated Press 3175
Another man sentenced in stolen painkiller case Written by Associated Press 2277
Arizona man sentenced for destroyed petroglyphs Written by Associated Press 3130
2 men plead guilty in swastika branding case Written by JERI CLAUSING, Associated Press 4414
Tribal police have expanded authority in Oregon Received by Newsfinder from AP Written by Associated Press 3364
Colo. man, wife get probation in Utah looting case Written by LYNN DeBRUIN, Associated Press 3535
Former tribal officials in ND face sentencing Written by Associated Press 3510
Tribal chairman convicted of bribery charges Written by Associated Press 3435
Man accused of killing Minot mother of his child Written by BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press 3328
Jury deliberates in tribal chairman's trial Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 3708
Woman who accused BIA officer of rape admits lying Written by Associated Press 3308
Sweat lodge case: Motion for new trial delaying Ray's sentencing Written by Associated Press 4170
Neb. high court cuts parents’ rights to Navajo tot Written by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press 3897
Stolen petroglyph returned to original home in NV Written by Associated Press 4627
American Indian grave looted at Moccasin Bend Written by Associated Press 4740
Weak defense in guru case, juror says Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3762
4 wounded in Lummi Reservation stabbings Written by Associated Press 4130
Artifacts Looting: Man reaches deal in artifacts case Written by JENNIFER DOBNER, Associated Press 2798
Sweat Lodge Deaths: Weak defense in guru case, juror says Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2574
BIA officer convicted in corruption trial Written by Associated Press 5434
Man sentenced in stolen painkiller case Written by Associated Press 2760
Feds charge Ariz. man in Navajo officer shooting Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2637
‘Guru’ convicted in ceremony deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6525
Ray convicted in ceremony deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3266
SD high court upholds dismissal of abuse lawsuit Written by Associated Press 3511
US attorney in ND wants to tackle Indian crime Written by Associated Press 2510
Self-help author's manslaughter trial nears end Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2241
Judge denies acquittal motion in Arizona sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3729
SD man accused of eagle trafficking Written by Associated Press 3028
Judge denies acquittal motion in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3193
Deadline nears for tribes to track sex offenders Written by Associated Press 3813
Infant’s death sparks call for justice on tribal lands Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 5687
US declines to try half Native crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA AND SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press 4073
Amber Alert out for teen abducted in Grand Rapids Written by Associated Press 4213
Bald Eagle charges filed against 4 Okla. men Written by Associated Press 3741
Trial date set in SD tribal gaming lawsuit Written by Associated Press 3196
Prosecutors seek new judge in starving horses case Written by Associated Press 3137
Billings man sues judge over horse removal ruling Written by Associated Press 4178
Utahans accused of stealing artifacts plead guilty Written by CHI-CHI ZHANG, Associated Press 3903
Seattle to pay $1.5M to family of slain woodcarver Written by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press 4224
Detective details Ariz. sweat lodge probe Written by Associated Press 4733
Former Okla smoke shop guard sentenced to prison Written by Associated Press 5051
3 more Spirit Lake officials plead not guilty Written by Associated Press 4247
Leachman given 10 days to move horses Written by Associated Press 4403
Okla. agency investigating bald eagle's death Written by Associated Press 3583
Man sentenced for tribal bribery scheme Written by Associated Press 4213
S. Oregon man gets 3 years in fraud scheme Written by Associated Press 4514
On Indian Land: Appeals court overturns cockfighting conviction Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 8336
5 Spirit Lake tribal officers, employees indicted Written by Associated Press 3464
Ex-Maine police chief pleads to theft for gambling Written by Associated Press 4972
Indian law and order panel has first meeting in NM Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 5171
Utah woman charged with lying to federal agents Written by Associated Press 5120
NW Jesuits: bankruptcy plan after abuse settlement Written by Associated Press / The Oregonian 4708
BIA officer denies federal corruption charges Written by Associated Press 4196
DOJ launches investigation of Seattle police Written by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press 3142
Priestly order agrees to pay $166.1 million to hundreds of Natives abused at their schools Written by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press 6048
BIA officer faces federal corruption charges Written by Associated Press 4903
Defiant Ring faces third trial in Abramoff scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 4615
Spectators drawn to Arizona sweat lodge trial Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5204
Head of Vt. Abenaki band in court for exploitation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4397
Trial in Arizona sweat lodge death case resumes Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6151
Scanlon appeals sentence over Supreme Court ruling Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 3054
Agreement reached in search lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2987
Key witness' death complicates '75 murder case Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3502
Appeals court reverses ruling in reservation fire Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 2997
18-year-old Nebraskan imprisoned for reservation slaying Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4985
Navajo man given 92 months in child sex case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4339
Montana judge tosses plea deal, reduces sentence Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3929
No charges for Seattle officer who shot woodcarver Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5592
3 Northern Arapaho officials face federal charges Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5485
Woman convicted in AIM slaying dies of lung cancer Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3857
Man to plead guilty in Belcourt painkiller case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3167
South Dakota killer takes step toward freedom Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3399
Abramoff cohort sentenced to 20 months in prison, fined Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press 4233
2 face charges in alleged fraud scheme in SD Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4973
Hate Crimes-Property - ND Senate rebuffs property crime hate penalty Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3724
Man accused of stealing from Turtle Mountain tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4037
Police: Slain ND woman's infant was found unharmed Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 4349
Life sentence for 1975 reservation slaying Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 4597
Seattle officer testifies at shooting inquest Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3956
Woman to plead guilty in ND hospital drug case Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 5454
Protesters demonstrate outside Seattle inquest Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2325
GAO: Feds decline half of Indian Country cases Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3527
Questions remain after reservation slaying verdict Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 2964
S.D. jury convicts man in 1975 AIM activist’s death Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 4994
Ancient rock art outside Vegas damaged by graffiti Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 5399
Man arrested on rez gets 6-month sentence in trooper assault Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4999
Man testifies at US trial he saw AIM activist shot Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 4909
Museum director sues feds over probe Written by SUSAN MONYOYA BRYAN, Associated Press Writer 3095
Ex-suspect testifies in AIM activist slaying trial Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3650
Prosecution rests in 1975 AIM slaying trial Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 5800
Trial testimony begins in 1975 reservation murder Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3547
Inquest set Jan. 10 in fatal police shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2344
Judge: Former AIM murder suspect must testify Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 2637
Ancient rock art outside Vegas damaged by graffiti Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 2858
Federal murder charges filed in Red Lake shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4736
People caught in up the Abramoff corruption probe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5845
Man sentenced in 2008 death on Mohawk reservation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4772
Ex-Mohawk chief charged in upstate NY pot bust Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5131
Defendant pleads not guilty in US swastika case Written by TIM KORTE, Associated Press Writer 4195
Colorado artifacts dealer to take plea deal Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2972
State lines up witnesses in sweat lodge deaths hearing Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5721
Charge filed against suspect in Red Lake shootings Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2976
State lines up witnesses in sweat lodge hearing Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2332
Former suspect testimony at issue in Aquash trial Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2628
Rios pleads guilty to accessory to kidnapping Written by Evelyn Broecher, Native Sun News Correspondent 4900
Woman pleads guilty in 1975 killing, is sentenced Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3039
Son's unsolved death haunts family 20 years later Written by ANDREA J. COOK, Rapid City Journal 3558
Tribal official sentenced for embezzlement Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3556
2 get probation for stealing from tribe in Neb. Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2929
SD tribal chairman indicted; pleads not guilty Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3610
Judge orders woman to pay back Spirit Lake tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3291
San Carlos man pleads guilty in arson case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3495
Ex tribal official pleads guilty to bribery in LA Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2534
Utah man says in court he sold stolen artifacts Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 3074
Lawyer: Colorado artifacts dealer taking plea deal Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 3345
Man to plead in assault case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3112
Ohio sessions train officers on artifact looting Written by WESLEY LOWERY, The Columbus Dispatch 4528
US Attorney gets tough on reservation crime Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3298
Man to plead in casino theft Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5200
Lac Vieux tribal council released from jail Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3440
Theft of Caddo pottery still unsolved Written by CHUCK BARTELS, Associated Press Writer 5502
Federal charges brought in ND tribal theft case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3223
Shooting near NY reservation smoke shop; 1 hurt Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6305
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 25 – SEPTEMBER 7, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5072
Race complicates reservation crime fight Written by SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press Writer 5695
Former charter school head sentenced to 10 years Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3510
Floods unleash wave of gravesite lootings Written by NICOLE YOUNG, The Tennessean 4071
FBI: No charges in death outside Glacier Natl Park Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4493
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 16 - 24, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 6115
Pilot prosecuting program to start on S.D. reservation Written by MARY GARRIGAN, Rapid City Journal 5341
Ojibwe tribe files action against City of Brainerd Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3843
Former Navajo officers accused in man's beating Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4919
Woman acknowledges theft from tribal loan program Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4221
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4282
Conference centers on working with crime victims Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2354
Standing Rock reservation death investigated Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4097
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 3, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4539
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 27, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4539
2 plead guilty to theft from tribal credit program Written by Associated Press 3858
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 20, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5640
Information sought in fatal hit and run accident Written by Irving Police Department 4312
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 13, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5590
Former charter director pleads to embezzlement Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3431
More are sentenced in Four Corners artifacts case Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 5870
Tribal Justice News Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5260
Lummi man accused of cutting off another's nose Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4138
Murder case dropped in 1981 CA tribal slaying Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press Writer 5201
Lawsuit: Church protected abusive Salesian priest Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press Writer 3052
3 Ariz men sentenced for possessing protected bird Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3001
Woman pleads guilty in tribal embezzlement case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4688
Tribal Justice News Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4897
Man's unsolved slaying haunts friends, family Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4028
Reservation Jurisdiction - NM court OKs DWI evidence gathered on tribal land Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press Writer 5544
Honduras man sentenced in Coeur d'Alene shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3037
Deputy reached for gun instead of taser in fatal shooting of Oglala Lakota man Written by Randall Howell, Native Sun News Managing Editor 6112
DOJ adds prosecutors to fight Indian Country crime Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3606
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5144
3 accused of stealing from Santee Sioux in Neb. Written by Associated Press 4685
Cocaine Bust - AZ tribal members arrested in cocaine bust Written by Associated Press 4228
Tribes seek state investigation into inmate death Written by Associated Press 3179
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 4028
New trial date set for '75 SD reservation slaying Written by Associated Press 4025
Minn. authorities ID body of teen found last month Written by Associated Press 2790
State, tribe reach deal on tobacco cases Written by Associated Press 3477
Warrant issued in Pine Ridge baseball bat killing Written by Associated Press 4570
Trial set in Four Corners artifact looting case Written by Associated Press 2920
Smoke shop owner could be freed from NY prison Written by DAVID CARUSO, Associated Press Writer 4645
16 people accused of dealing meth on Navajo Nation Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 7990
3 more Utahns plead guilty in artifacts case Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3115
Acquittal in AIM killing gives ex-FBI agent pause Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3178
Reservation slaying case soon to go to jury Written by Associated Press 2639
Attorney wants evidence tossed in artifacts case Written by Associated Press 2624
6 arrested in Navajo Nation meth probe Written by Department of Justice 4625
Bill in Navajo Council targets Internet sex crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 4376
Judge says no to mistrial in reservation slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press Writer 4051
Witness: Man supplied gun in 1975 SD slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 2467
Trial begins in 1975 slaying at SD reservation Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3646
Judge upholds Utah man's charges in artifacts case Written by Associated Press 3273
Trial set in 1975 killing of AIM activist in SD Written by DAVE KOLPACK
, Associated Press Writer 3565
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5259
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5931
4 face prison in Crow Creek tribal bribery case Written by DIRK LAMMERS, 
Associated Press Writer 4438
2 Utahns plead guilty in sweeping artifacts case Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3227
3 men suspected of stealing Indian artifacts Written by Associated Press 5340
Sweat lodge defendant plans video messages Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 5529
Appeals court vacates convictions of 2 non-Indians Written by AMY BETH HANSON, 
Associated Press Writer 3539
Former Ore. tribal officer sentenced for theft Written by Associated Press 3487
Artifact cases will proceed despite source’s death Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 2843
Police conduct interviews in pictograph vandalism Written by Associated Press 4961
AG: Giving tribes arrest power is constitutional Written by Associated Press 4323
Vandals deface ancient Idaho pictographs in park Written by Associated Press 5437
Seller of black market eagle feathers sentenced Written by Associated Press 4654
Guru in sweat lodge deaths released on bond Written by Associated Press 3111
Sweat lodge deaths: Attorneys argue against $5 million bail Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 3785
6 Mont. residents charged with stealing from tribe Written by Associated Press 3745
Arizona US attorney, tribal leaders talk crime Written by BOB CHRISTIE, 
Associated Press Writer 4012
Utahn accuses feds of misconduct in artifact case Written by PAUL FOY, 
Associated Press Writer 3355
Murder trial set for Pascua Yaqui man Written by Associated Press 5309
Former BIA investigator wins lawsuit Written by Associated Press 5824
Panel: Strip search of Indians not discrimination Written by MATTHEW BROWN
, Associated Press Writer 3575
Guru charged in sweat lodge deaths says he’s broke Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 4852
1975 murder case delayed by ‘Aquash’ box discovery Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 4811
No gag order ruling by judge in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 3513
Trial in 1975 slaying on reservation postponed Written by Associated Press 3161
Language leaves justice tongue-tied Written by ALEXANDRA ZAYAS, 
St. Petersburg Times 4001
Ex-Choctaw Nation employee given probation Written by Associated Press 3992
Prosecutors seek gag order in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 2466
Human rights group calls for tribal arrest power Written by JOHN MILLER, 
Associated Press Writer 6346
SoCal Indian tribe’s CFO, insurance broker charged Written by Associated Press 5247
Key Cape Wind review rushed, still sound Written by JAY LINDSAY, 
Associated Press Writer 2914
Expert encourages tribes to tackle suicide, gangs Written by DIRK LAMMERS, 
Associated Press Writer 3922
Self-help guru in court on manslaughter charges Written by FELICIA FONSECA and AMANDA LEE MYERS, 
Associated Press Writers 2842
14 Former Cheyenne-Arapaho officials convicted Written by Department of Justice 5614
Judge drops charges against 1 in 1975 AIM slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3150
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5181
Coeur d'Alene Tribe wants broader arrest authority Written by Associated Press 4182
SD session will examine crime in Indian country Written by WAYNE ORTMAN, 
Associated Press Writer 2642
Owners say sweat lodge not to blame for deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA , Associated Press Writer 4528
Court lets tribe intervene in Wyo. murder appeal Written by BEN NEARY, 
Associated Press Writer 2756
Owners say sweat lodge not to blame for deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 2425
Lawyer: Major artifacts dealer to take plea deal Written by PAUL FOY
, Associated Press Writer 3173
Leader of fatal Arizona sweat lodge speaks out Written by Associated Press 3855
Tribal Justice News Written by US Dept. of Justice 5939
Port Gamble tribe admits officers were wrong Written by Associated Press 3852
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6065
6-month prison term to NC man who sold bear organs Written by Associated Press 3869
NY attorney pleads guilty to stealing from tribe Written by Associated Press 4178
Appeals court overturns Kickapoo casino conviction Written by MICHELLE ROBERTS, 
Associated Press Writer 5268
Feds drop charges against fugitive in fake tribe Written by Associated Press 4168
Docs in fatal sweat lodge case show past problems Written by Associated Press 5548
Former Cherokee Nation employee pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by Associated Press 4480
Documents in fatal sweat lodge case show past problems Written by Associated Press 3270
Apache tribe member sentenced for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 5243
Crow tribal member faces securities fraud charges Written by Associated Press 4569
Former tribal leader convicted in firearms trial Written by Associated Press 4198
Choctaw investigators receive archaeological crime-scene training Written by Larissa Copeland, Choctaw Nation 7495
Man pleads not guilty to 1981 Calif. triple murder Written by Associated Press 4434
ND museum fire blamed on arson Written by Associated Press 4820
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5025
Officials say gangs using cell phones in prison Written by Associated Press 4912
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 8155
3 sentenced in NC in stabbing, beating death Written by Associated Press 4600
Tribal leader sentenced for theft of tribal funds Written by Department of Justice 7799
Man gets probation for stealing money from tribe Written by Associated Press 4868
Man gets probation for stealing money from tribe Written by Associated Press 4155
Court: RI judge made right call in smoke shop case Written by Associated Press 5914
Arrest in 1981 tribal murders revives old mystery Written by AMY TAXIN and GILLIAN FLACCUS, 
Associated Press Writers 6142
State looking to hire Indian parole officers Written by Associated Press 4995
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 6304
Soboba Indian leader arrested on bribery charges Written by Associated Press 6206
Man who bought bald eagle sentenced Written by Associated Press 4148
AIM trial: Federal defendant not entitled to state documents Written by Associated Press 3436
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6054
Prison time, felony charges rare for relic looters Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3890
Sweat Lodge Deaths - AZ resort owners ask for prayers after tragedy Written by FELICIA FONSECA
, Associated Press Writer 6500
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 4392
Lawyer: 1975 slaying appeals hearing unwarranted Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 3597
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 6338
Complaint: Killing of tribal leader was hit job Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, 
Associated Press Writer 7128
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6071
Lawsuits combined in Crazy Horse descendent’s death Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 6703
Neb. lawmakers discuss Whiteclay and alcohol Written by NATE JENKINS
, Associated Press Writer 6705
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6639
Cigarette Kingpins: Indian smoke shops are feeling the heat Written by DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press 10597
Lawyer says negotiations under way in eagle case Written by BEN NEARY Associated Press writer 4000

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