November 23, 2014

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Tribes work to create sex-offender registries Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 134
Former chief takes stand in construction fraud case Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 854
Testimony: Lavish gifts given to land casino contracts Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 3621
15 charged in armed takeover that closed casino Written by Associated Press 402
Cherokee Nation opens new office in Sallisaw Written by Associated Press 309
Man indicted in shooting of Navajo police officer Written by Publisher 491
Long-empty jail taking in American Indian inmates Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 489
Tribal official pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by Associated Press 378
Alleged Native Mob leader sentenced to 43 years Written by Associated Press 381
Ex-HUD employee pleads guilty to fraud scheme Written by Associated Press 317
Ex-Navajo leader pleads guilty to misusing funds Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 583
Tribal member defends receiving hidden payments Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 644
Tribal members funneled cash from lending company Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 541
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation asks for help in identifying missing woman Written by Associated Press 624
Feds: Report shows progress in tribal prosecutionsDAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 396
Medals given to police who shot C&A teen Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 1463
Woman set reservation fire to give friends work Written by Associated Press 612
Tribal officer’s stun gun use under investigation Written by Associated Press 530
National Park Service settles whistleblower appeal Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press 318
Ex-legislator sentenced in tribal corruption case Written by Associated Press 758
Spray-painted targets found near ancient rock art Written by LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press 317
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 384
Teenagers indicted in killings of homeless men Written by Associated Press 574
MCN Second Chief charged with embezzlement Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 1174
Affectionate graffiti mars sacred Indian site Written by Associated Press 552
After slayings, mayor forms task force on Native American homeless Written by Associated Press 472
Raid targets pot grows on California tribal land Written by Associated Press 588
Montana tops federal corruption prosecutions Written by Associated Press 486
Tribal leader indicted on corruption charges Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1303
Defendants in Crow corruption case avoid prison Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 642
Man admits defrauding California casino tribe Written by Associated Press 854
Nuns’ request to bring diocese to court denied Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 724
Feds investigate handling of ancient remains Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press 906
Blackfeet consultant convicted for kickbacks Written by Associated Press 634
Tribal officer in metro Phoenix fatally shot Written by Associated Press 741
Canadian high court to consider NH extradition Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 677
6th person pleads guilty to corruption charges Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 676
Lack of charges in sacred site damage upsets some Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 581
Blackfeet judge issues arrest warrant for senator Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 800
Death-row inmates seek sweat lodge Written by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press 852
South Dakota, tribe finalize plan to serve parole Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 756
Plan to reduce Native American women prisoners Written by NORA HERTEL, Associated Press 1136
Judge orders transcript in Native children lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 637
Number of Navajo homicides tops some metro areas Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1091
Prosecutors: Crow defendants to keep most proceeds Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 768
Probation ordered for illegal feather sales Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 852
Ex-tribal officials in Nebraska charged with theft Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1372
Former Kickapoo tribal employee pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by DOJ Media Release 1108
Ex-US tribal leader pleads not guilty in killings Written by JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press 1401
Trial to begin in Blackfeet embezzlement case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1016
Ex-tribal leader wears bulletproof vest to court Written by JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press 1734
Ex-tribal treasurer asks for no prison for theft Written by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press 1138
US says reservation shooting was in self-defense Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 1352
FBI confirms activist was killed in SD in 1973 Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 2251
Police: 4 dead in shooting at California tribal HQ Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1018
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: February 21, 2014 Written by DOJ News Release 1323
4 reach plea deals in Blackfeet fraud case Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1259
3 Western tribes part of pilot project to exercise criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 1686
Conn. hotel arrest highlights trafficking concerns Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1241
Man gets 3 years for embezzling from Yurok Tribe Written by PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press 1129
Sentencing set in Blackfeet embezzlement scheme Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1015
Montana’s new Indian prisons liaison talks goals Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1802
Tribal leader pleads guilty to alcohol importation Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 1099
FBI offers reward for Navajo homicide Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1464
SD working with tribe on joint parole program Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 930
Sentencing set in deaths of 2 Spirit Lake children Written by Associated Press 1263
Pair plead guilty in Tulsa shooting rampage Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press 1058
President of Native American focused charity indicted on embezzlement charges Written by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News 1917
Amber Alert in Tulsa, police searching for Charlie Wilson Written by Tulsa Police Dept. AMBER ALERT 2049
Lawyer: Augare to plead guilty if fed charges stay Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1281
Awareness walk held in memory of slain domestic violence coordinator Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native Times 2444
Former tribal chairman sentenced for loan fraud Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1919
Social worker's sentencing in child death delayed Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2024
Federal judge seeks justice for convicted woman Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1623
Ex-Pequot treasurer pleads guilty to theft Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1776
Ex-tribal president pleads guilty to fund fraud Written by RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press 1923
New charges for 5 accused of stealing stimulus aid Written by MATT VOLTZ, Associated Press 2003
Judge: Feds can prosecute tribal leader for DUI Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 1816
VAWA amendment falls short of protecting women Written by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News 1956
Okla. death row inmate detained by US authorities Written by Associated Press 1749
Payouts to NC eugenics victims could be modest Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press 7676
FBI: Tribal leader admitted to personal purchases Written by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press 1714
Theft trial opens for ex-chairman of Pequots Written by Associated Press 1275
Author convicted in Ariz. sweat lodge deaths freed Written by Associated Press 1712
ND woman pleads guilty in toddler's death Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 1971
Descendants of Sand Creek Massacre victims sue Written by Associated Press 1740
Theft trial approaches for ex-Pequot chairman Written by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press 1247
Okla. AG seeks new hearing on voided death penalty Written by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press 1303
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 12, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 1881
Man admits illegal sale of eagle feathers in Kan. Written by Associated Press 1792
Oklahoma weighing options in murder case Written by Associated Press 1623
Blackfeet judge expunges DUIs of senator’s brother Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2040
Report shows spike in reservation criminal cases Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2057
3 sentenced in Crow reservation corruption case Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2634
Social worker pleads guilty in Cherokee child’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2749
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: April 9, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 2961
Feds say Native Mob gang dented but work remains Written by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press 2594
3 convicted in Minnesota Indian gang trial Written by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press 2051
US clergy victims make demands of new pope Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press 2085
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: March 15, 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 2797
Prosecutor: Gang operated as criminal enterprise Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 2008
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: March 4. 2013 Written by DOJ News Release 3115
NC woman pleads guilty in her niece’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2402
Case alleging anti-Indian discrimination to go on Written by Associated Press 2288
ND man convicted on 4 counts of murder Written by Associated Press 2865
UPDATED: Tribal attorney arrested on child pornography charges Written by LENZY KREHBIEL-BURTON, Native American Times 4169
3 plead guilty in Crow reservation corruption case Written by Associated Press 2615
American Indian gang trio face racketeering trial Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 2802
Court puts American Indian status in jury's hands Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2491
Four tribal officials convicted in embezzlement case Written by Associated Press 2632
Tribal justice reform slow-going in Indian Country Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 2463
Blackfeet leaders indicted in illegal big-game hunts Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2900
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: December 21, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 5174
Mediation in church abuse lawsuits set for April Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2528
Lawsuit: NM bar bouncers target American Indians Written by Associated Press 2962
Ancient rock carvings stolen in Sierra Nevada Written by Associated Press 2733
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: November 13, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 3493
Michigan man sentenced for selling eagle feathers Written by Associated Press 1962
Former pueblo governor, developer plead not guilty Written by Associated Press 2730
Santa Fe sheriff cuts Pojoaque Pueblo’s police powers Written by Associated Press 2974
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: September 28, 2012 Written by DOJ News Release 3989
Oklahoma man sentenced to 6 years for arson, theft Written by Associated Press 2034
Washington woman admits to embezzling from tribe Written by Associated Press 2940
ND man sentenced in pivotal domestic violence case Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 3415
Petition Drive Urges Immediate Action to Protect Native Women Written by GINNY UNDERWOOD, Indian Law Resource Center 2678
Police say UNC student was victim of homicide Written by Associated Press 2900
Ariz. tribe boosts jail time for reservation crime Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2659
US attorneys, tribal officials talk public safety Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 2440
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2375
Crow triple-murder trial postponed to January Written by Associated Press 2657
Meeting to address tribal public safety challenges Written by Associated Press 1921
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: August 20, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 3841
Judge drops charges against 4 in Navajo fraud case Written by Associated Press 2560
New alleged victims in Montana church abuse suit Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2518
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 24, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 3513
Prosecutors in ND, SD warn about human trafficking Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 7351
Help solve this 31-year-old crime Written by Oklahoma OSBI 3792
No answers in killing of 2 kids on ND reservation Written by PATRICK SPRINGER AND CHUCK HAGA, Forum Communications 3565
Victim specialists urge teamwork on Indian cases Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 1677
3 men settle sexual abuse suits against church Written by Associated Press 2668
Sen. Hoeven wants hearings on reservation abuse Written by Associated Press 2249
Dakotas tribe gets new prosecutor courtesy of feds Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 1642
SD child’s death highlights jurisdictional blur Written by Associated Press 2448
Tribe asks feds to re-examine reservation deaths Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 2373
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: July 9, 2012 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 3081
Boy, 4, found dead under home on Mich. reservation Written by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press 3017
Lewiston man sentenced for defacing tribal shelter Written by JOHN MILLER, Associated Press 2220
Dispute over seized Indian artifacts in talks Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2617
Wyoming lawmakers address Indian reservation crime Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 2411
Social worker back to work despite charges Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2436
Standing Rock drug case prosecuted in 2 courts Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 2709
Lawyers sue DSS over Cherokee girl’s death Written by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press 2335
Mont. reservations to get sex abuse response teams Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1828
Ex-Okla. tribal housing head admits embezzlement Written by Associated Press 1666
Ex-Okla tribe official pleads guilty to conspiracy Written by Associated Press 2099
NY offers $3M to settle Onondaga protesters' suit Written by Associated Press 2249
Court upholds conviction in 1975 AIM slaying Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2837
Reservation Deaths: Feds to re-examine Pine Ridge cases Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 4273
Agency: Ancient burial mounds looted, driven over Written by JIM SUHR, Associated Press 1571
Groups raising funds for arrest, conviction in white buffalo slaying Written by Tosawi Marshall, Executive Director, AICCT 2525
Lakota Man Accuses Hospital of Healthcare Hate Crime Written by Evelyn Red Lodge 2768
SD woman pleads guilty to bootlegging charge Written by Associated Press 2377
NC gov urges $10M to compensate eugenics victims Written by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press 2036
Last sentence handed down in Abramoff probe Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press 2063
S. Dakota tribe seeks new death investigations Written by Associated Press 2346
Investigation into missing bones at Effigy Mounds Written by Associated Press 2435
Cherokee man suspected in Tulsa shooting rampage Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press 2591
Tribes see less gang crime since Native Mob sweep Written by Associated Press 4411
Canadian appeals conviction in '75 AIM slaying Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 2209
Diocese, alleged abuse victims head to mediation Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2040
US: Some Custer museum artifacts were stolen Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 1922
Charges dismissed against ex-Okla. tribe worker Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3125
2 men sentenced in swastika branding case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2962
New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Mont. Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 4917
New lawsuit filed against Catholic church in Mont. Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 2755
SD rancher sentenced for defrauding Sioux tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1935
3 Mont. men face charges in killing, selling of eagle Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2172
SD House committee rejects child sexual abuse bill Written by VERONICA ZARAGOVIA, Associated Press 1892
US Marshals seek 3 at-large Native Mob members Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3044
Task force eyes rural, tribal exposure to violence Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 2582
Custer dealer seeks return of seized artifacts Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2489
Suspect arrested in theft of Native American hats Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2035
Officials look for payoff in Native Mob sweep Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 4033
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: Public Safety Initiatives in Indian Country Written by US DEPT of JUSTICE News Release 9171
Takedown of gang members prompts prison lockdown Written by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press 2744
Tiguas getting restitution from Abramoff, Scanlon Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2375
Alleged members of Native mob charged in racketeering indictment Written by US DEPT of JUSTICE News Release 3050
New US plan to stop drug flow over northern border includes tribes Written by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press 2580
Ex-Mohawk chief gets prison in upstate NY pot bust Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2979
Powwow official sentenced for eagle feathers sale Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3774
DOJ: No charges in death of Seattle woodcarver Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 1904
SD tribal official pleads not guilty to felonies Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2235
Mother still seeking answers in child’s death Written by MITCH WEISS and TOM BREEN, Associated Press 3555
Elwha PD is searching for a suspect believed to be armed, dangerous Written by Brenda Francis, Lower Elwha Tribe 2450
Former SD tribal chairman appeals fed convictions Written by Associated Press 1611
Idaho tribal leader pleads guilty on theft charges Written by Associated Press 1786
South Dakota Supreme Court throws out Sexual-Abuse Lawsuit Written by Stephanie Woodard, Native Sun News 10451
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2245
Former SD trial chairman sentenced to 3 years Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2451
SD court upholds dismissal of school abuse lawsuit Written by Associated Press 1525
Ex-head of Wyo. tribal agency faces sentencing Written by BEN NEARY, Associated Press 1879
Suit against Wash. state alleges abuse at school Written by Associated Press 1886
Prison time for guru in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2831
Guru to be sentenced in Arizona sweat lodge deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2405
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS: Nov. 14 – 18, 2011 Written by Department of Justice 4834
Internet payday lender loses bid to avoid subpoena Written by Associated Press 2682
Former BIA officer gets 4 years for corruption Written by Associated Press 3099
Ex-Mohawk chief faces new drug charges in NYC bust Written by Associated Press 2719
Abramoff criticizes reforms after lobbying scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 1953
4 get prison in meth ring on Arizona reservation Written by Associated Press 2451
ND tribal official, wife sentenced for theft Written by Associated Press 2180
Ring sentenced to 20 months in lobbying scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 1686
Ex-Goldman board member indicted in insider case Written by TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press 2211
Former Tonkawa leader indicted for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 2525
FBI offers $5K in Blackfeet hit-and-run death Written by Associated Press 2592
SD man seeks to continue school abuse lawsuit Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 2745
FBI probing sheriff's deputy beating of Navajo man Written by Associated Press 2793
FBI: Suspect in triple slaying in US arrested Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press 2458
Denver man's sentence reduced in 1975 AIM slaying Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press 2507
New lawsuit accuses Mont. nuns of abusing children Written by MATT VOLZ, Associated Press 3360
Judge: Prosecutors cannot retaliate for Ring trial Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 2762
Man pleads guilty in artifacts trafficking case Written by Associated Press 2472
Justice Dept. awards $118 million to support tribal justice Written by US Justice Dept. Release 2919
Idaho tribal leader indicted on theft charges Written by JOHN MILLER, Associated Press 3369
Another man sentenced in stolen painkiller case Written by Associated Press 2454
Arizona man sentenced for destroyed petroglyphs Written by Associated Press 3343
2 men plead guilty in swastika branding case Written by JERI CLAUSING, Associated Press 4646
Tribal police have expanded authority in Oregon Received by Newsfinder from AP Written by Associated Press 3537
Colo. man, wife get probation in Utah looting case Written by LYNN DeBRUIN, Associated Press 3727
Former tribal officials in ND face sentencing Written by Associated Press 3674
Tribal chairman convicted of bribery charges Written by Associated Press 3639
Man accused of killing Minot mother of his child Written by BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press 3502
Jury deliberates in tribal chairman's trial Written by CHET BROKAW, Associated Press 3897
Woman who accused BIA officer of rape admits lying Written by Associated Press 3493
Sweat lodge case: Motion for new trial delaying Ray's sentencing Written by Associated Press 4346
Neb. high court cuts parents’ rights to Navajo tot Written by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press 4110
Stolen petroglyph returned to original home in NV Written by Associated Press 4855
American Indian grave looted at Moccasin Bend Written by Associated Press 4937
Weak defense in guru case, juror says Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3925
4 wounded in Lummi Reservation stabbings Written by Associated Press 4335
Artifacts Looting: Man reaches deal in artifacts case Written by JENNIFER DOBNER, Associated Press 2994
Sweat Lodge Deaths: Weak defense in guru case, juror says Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2773
BIA officer convicted in corruption trial Written by Associated Press 5657
Man sentenced in stolen painkiller case Written by Associated Press 2947
Feds charge Ariz. man in Navajo officer shooting Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2863
‘Guru’ convicted in ceremony deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 6715
Ray convicted in ceremony deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3433
SD high court upholds dismissal of abuse lawsuit Written by Associated Press 3666
US attorney in ND wants to tackle Indian crime Written by Associated Press 2705
Self-help author's manslaughter trial nears end Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2411
Judge denies acquittal motion in Arizona sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3935
SD man accused of eagle trafficking Written by Associated Press 3245
Judge denies acquittal motion in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3375
Deadline nears for tribes to track sex offenders Written by Associated Press 3968
Infant’s death sparks call for justice on tribal lands Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 5905
US declines to try half Native crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA AND SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press 4283
Amber Alert out for teen abducted in Grand Rapids Written by Associated Press 4439
Bald Eagle charges filed against 4 Okla. men Written by Associated Press 3917
Trial date set in SD tribal gaming lawsuit Written by Associated Press 3377
Prosecutors seek new judge in starving horses case Written by Associated Press 3450
Billings man sues judge over horse removal ruling Written by Associated Press 4359
Utahans accused of stealing artifacts plead guilty Written by CHI-CHI ZHANG, Associated Press 4052
Seattle to pay $1.5M to family of slain woodcarver Written by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press 4428
Detective details Ariz. sweat lodge probe Written by Associated Press 4919
Former Okla smoke shop guard sentenced to prison Written by Associated Press 5217
3 more Spirit Lake officials plead not guilty Written by Associated Press 4428
Leachman given 10 days to move horses Written by Associated Press 4609
Okla. agency investigating bald eagle's death Written by Associated Press 3761
Man sentenced for tribal bribery scheme Written by Associated Press 4375
S. Oregon man gets 3 years in fraud scheme Written by Associated Press 4696
On Indian Land: Appeals court overturns cockfighting conviction Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 8796
5 Spirit Lake tribal officers, employees indicted Written by Associated Press 3645
Ex-Maine police chief pleads to theft for gambling Written by Associated Press 5142
Indian law and order panel has first meeting in NM Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press 5371
Utah woman charged with lying to federal agents Written by Associated Press 5287
NW Jesuits: bankruptcy plan after abuse settlement Written by Associated Press / The Oregonian 4888
BIA officer denies federal corruption charges Written by Associated Press 4371
DOJ launches investigation of Seattle police Written by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press 3328
Priestly order agrees to pay $166.1 million to hundreds of Natives abused at their schools Written by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press 6324
BIA officer faces federal corruption charges Written by Associated Press 5106
Defiant Ring faces third trial in Abramoff scandal Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 4787
Spectators drawn to Arizona sweat lodge trial Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5385
Head of Vt. Abenaki band in court for exploitation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4558
Trial in Arizona sweat lodge death case resumes Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6324
Scanlon appeals sentence over Supreme Court ruling Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 3226
Agreement reached in search lawsuit Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3161
Key witness' death complicates '75 murder case Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3695
Appeals court reverses ruling in reservation fire Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 3184
18-year-old Nebraskan imprisoned for reservation slaying Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5167
Navajo man given 92 months in child sex case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4512
Montana judge tosses plea deal, reduces sentence Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4166
No charges for Seattle officer who shot woodcarver Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5822
3 Northern Arapaho officials face federal charges Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5678
Woman convicted in AIM slaying dies of lung cancer Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4055
Man to plead guilty in Belcourt painkiller case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3365
South Dakota killer takes step toward freedom Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3563
Abramoff cohort sentenced to 20 months in prison, fined Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press 4400
2 face charges in alleged fraud scheme in SD Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5185
Hate Crimes-Property - ND Senate rebuffs property crime hate penalty Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3918
Man accused of stealing from Turtle Mountain tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4195
Police: Slain ND woman's infant was found unharmed Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press 4515
Life sentence for 1975 reservation slaying Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 4773
Seattle officer testifies at shooting inquest Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4143
Woman to plead guilty in ND hospital drug case Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press 5652
Protesters demonstrate outside Seattle inquest Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2497
GAO: Feds decline half of Indian Country cases Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3702
Questions remain after reservation slaying verdict Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3154
S.D. jury convicts man in 1975 AIM activist’s death Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 5151
Ancient rock art outside Vegas damaged by graffiti Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 5610
Man arrested on rez gets 6-month sentence in trooper assault Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5192
Man testifies at US trial he saw AIM activist shot Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 5175
Museum director sues feds over probe Written by SUSAN MONYOYA BRYAN, Associated Press Writer 3278
Ex-suspect testifies in AIM activist slaying trial Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3880
Prosecution rests in 1975 AIM slaying trial Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 6037
Trial testimony begins in 1975 reservation murder Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 3724
Inquest set Jan. 10 in fatal police shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2480
Judge: Former AIM murder suspect must testify Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press 2811
Ancient rock art outside Vegas damaged by graffiti Written by CRISTINA SILVA, Associated Press 3028
Federal murder charges filed in Red Lake shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4934
People caught in up the Abramoff corruption probe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6009
Man sentenced in 2008 death on Mohawk reservation Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4934
Ex-Mohawk chief charged in upstate NY pot bust Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5317
Defendant pleads not guilty in US swastika case Written by TIM KORTE, Associated Press Writer 4388
Colorado artifacts dealer to take plea deal Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3126
State lines up witnesses in sweat lodge deaths hearing Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 5908
Charge filed against suspect in Red Lake shootings Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3146
State lines up witnesses in sweat lodge hearing Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 2504
Former suspect testimony at issue in Aquash trial Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2766
Rios pleads guilty to accessory to kidnapping Written by Evelyn Broecher, Native Sun News Correspondent 5101
Woman pleads guilty in 1975 killing, is sentenced Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3203
Son's unsolved death haunts family 20 years later Written by ANDREA J. COOK, Rapid City Journal 3734
Tribal official sentenced for embezzlement Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3748
2 get probation for stealing from tribe in Neb. Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3100
SD tribal chairman indicted; pleads not guilty Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3782
Judge orders woman to pay back Spirit Lake tribe Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3497
San Carlos man pleads guilty in arson case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3661
Ex tribal official pleads guilty to bribery in LA Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2713
Utah man says in court he sold stolen artifacts Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 3225
Lawyer: Colorado artifacts dealer taking plea deal Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 3524
Man to plead in assault case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3288
Ohio sessions train officers on artifact looting Written by WESLEY LOWERY, The Columbus Dispatch 4696
US Attorney gets tough on reservation crime Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3462
Man to plead in casino theft Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5418
Lac Vieux tribal council released from jail Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3594
Theft of Caddo pottery still unsolved Written by CHUCK BARTELS, Associated Press Writer 5744
Federal charges brought in ND tribal theft case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3372
Shooting near NY reservation smoke shop; 1 hurt Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 6496
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 25 – SEPTEMBER 7, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5317
Race complicates reservation crime fight Written by SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press Writer 5959
Former charter school head sentenced to 10 years Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3641
Floods unleash wave of gravesite lootings Written by NICOLE YOUNG, The Tennessean 4237
FBI: No charges in death outside Glacier Natl Park Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4659
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 16 - 24, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 6421
Pilot prosecuting program to start on S.D. reservation Written by MARY GARRIGAN, Rapid City Journal 5529
Ojibwe tribe files action against City of Brainerd Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4013
Former Navajo officers accused in man's beating Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 5110
Woman acknowledges theft from tribal loan program Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4411
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4476
Conference centers on working with crime victims Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 2510
Standing Rock reservation death investigated Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4288
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF AUGUST 3, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4770
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 27, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 4733
2 plead guilty to theft from tribal credit program Written by Associated Press 4051
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 20, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5826
Information sought in fatal hit and run accident Written by Irving Police Department 4503
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS WEEK OF JULY 13, 2010 Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5811
Former charter director pleads to embezzlement Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3620
More are sentenced in Four Corners artifacts case Written by PAUL FOY, Associated Press Writer 6177
Tribal Justice News Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5430
Lummi man accused of cutting off another's nose Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4316
Murder case dropped in 1981 CA tribal slaying Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press Writer 5389
Lawsuit: Church protected abusive Salesian priest Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press Writer 3251
3 Ariz men sentenced for possessing protected bird Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3186
Woman pleads guilty in tribal embezzlement case Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4866
Tribal Justice News Written by U.S. Department of Justice 5081
Man's unsolved slaying haunts friends, family Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 4280
Reservation Jurisdiction - NM court OKs DWI evidence gathered on tribal land Written by BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press Writer 5790
Honduras man sentenced in Coeur d'Alene shooting Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 3205
Deputy reached for gun instead of taser in fatal shooting of Oglala Lakota man Written by Randall Howell, Native Sun News Managing Editor 6290
DOJ adds prosecutors to fight Indian Country crime Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press 3767
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5386
3 accused of stealing from Santee Sioux in Neb. Written by Associated Press 4893
Cocaine Bust - AZ tribal members arrested in cocaine bust Written by Associated Press 4396
Tribes seek state investigation into inmate death Written by Associated Press 3337
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 4267
New trial date set for '75 SD reservation slaying Written by Associated Press 4215
Minn. authorities ID body of teen found last month Written by Associated Press 2978
State, tribe reach deal on tobacco cases Written by Associated Press 3659
Warrant issued in Pine Ridge baseball bat killing Written by Associated Press 4737
Trial set in Four Corners artifact looting case Written by Associated Press 3086
Smoke shop owner could be freed from NY prison Written by DAVID CARUSO, Associated Press Writer 4830
16 people accused of dealing meth on Navajo Nation Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 8317
3 more Utahns plead guilty in artifacts case Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3304
Acquittal in AIM killing gives ex-FBI agent pause Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3360
Reservation slaying case soon to go to jury Written by Associated Press 2809
Attorney wants evidence tossed in artifacts case Written by Associated Press 2778
6 arrested in Navajo Nation meth probe Written by Department of Justice 4814
Bill in Navajo Council targets Internet sex crimes Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 4543
Judge says no to mistrial in reservation slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press Writer 4254
Witness: Man supplied gun in 1975 SD slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 2636
Trial begins in 1975 slaying at SD reservation Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3818
Judge upholds Utah man's charges in artifacts case Written by Associated Press 3442
Trial set in 1975 killing of AIM activist in SD Written by DAVE KOLPACK
, Associated Press Writer 3722
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5494
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6219
4 face prison in Crow Creek tribal bribery case Written by DIRK LAMMERS, 
Associated Press Writer 4681
2 Utahns plead guilty in sweeping artifacts case Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 3392
3 men suspected of stealing Indian artifacts Written by Associated Press 5544
Sweat lodge defendant plans video messages Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 5758
Appeals court vacates convictions of 2 non-Indians Written by AMY BETH HANSON, 
Associated Press Writer 3715
Former Ore. tribal officer sentenced for theft Written by Associated Press 3660
Artifact cases will proceed despite source’s death Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 2999
Police conduct interviews in pictograph vandalism Written by Associated Press 5143
AG: Giving tribes arrest power is constitutional Written by Associated Press 4485
Vandals deface ancient Idaho pictographs in park Written by Associated Press 5690
Seller of black market eagle feathers sentenced Written by Associated Press 4855
Guru in sweat lodge deaths released on bond Written by Associated Press 3256
Sweat lodge deaths: Attorneys argue against $5 million bail Written by FELICIA FONSECA, 
Associated Press Writer 3958
6 Mont. residents charged with stealing from tribe Written by Associated Press 3932
Arizona US attorney, tribal leaders talk crime Written by BOB CHRISTIE, 
Associated Press Writer 4198
Utahn accuses feds of misconduct in artifact case Written by PAUL FOY, 
Associated Press Writer 3520
Murder trial set for Pascua Yaqui man Written by Associated Press 5521
Former BIA investigator wins lawsuit Written by Associated Press 6042
Panel: Strip search of Indians not discrimination Written by MATTHEW BROWN
, Associated Press Writer 3736
Guru charged in sweat lodge deaths says he’s broke Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 5008
1975 murder case delayed by ‘Aquash’ box discovery Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 5011
No gag order ruling by judge in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 3672
Trial in 1975 slaying on reservation postponed Written by Associated Press 3339
Language leaves justice tongue-tied Written by ALEXANDRA ZAYAS, 
St. Petersburg Times 4209
Ex-Choctaw Nation employee given probation Written by Associated Press 4210
Prosecutors seek gag order in sweat lodge case Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 2601
Human rights group calls for tribal arrest power Written by JOHN MILLER, 
Associated Press Writer 6602
SoCal Indian tribe’s CFO, insurance broker charged Written by Associated Press 5422
Key Cape Wind review rushed, still sound Written by JAY LINDSAY, 
Associated Press Writer 3077
Expert encourages tribes to tackle suicide, gangs Written by DIRK LAMMERS, 
Associated Press Writer 4094
Self-help guru in court on manslaughter charges Written by FELICIA FONSECA and AMANDA LEE MYERS, 
Associated Press Writers 2988
14 Former Cheyenne-Arapaho officials convicted Written by Department of Justice 5851
Judge drops charges against 1 in 1975 AIM slaying Written by DAVE KOLPACK, 
Associated Press Writer 3324
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5436
Coeur d'Alene Tribe wants broader arrest authority Written by Associated Press 4379
SD session will examine crime in Indian country Written by WAYNE ORTMAN, 
Associated Press Writer 2818
Owners say sweat lodge not to blame for deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA , Associated Press Writer 4696
Court lets tribe intervene in Wyo. murder appeal Written by BEN NEARY, 
Associated Press Writer 2921
Owners say sweat lodge not to blame for deaths Written by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Writer 2590
Lawyer: Major artifacts dealer to take plea deal Written by PAUL FOY
, Associated Press Writer 3346
Leader of fatal Arizona sweat lodge speaks out Written by Associated Press 4024
Tribal Justice News Written by US Dept. of Justice 6178
Port Gamble tribe admits officers were wrong Written by Associated Press 4035
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6345
6-month prison term to NC man who sold bear organs Written by Associated Press 4054
NY attorney pleads guilty to stealing from tribe Written by Associated Press 4338
Appeals court overturns Kickapoo casino conviction Written by MICHELLE ROBERTS, 
Associated Press Writer 5529
Feds drop charges against fugitive in fake tribe Written by Associated Press 4369
Docs in fatal sweat lodge case show past problems Written by Associated Press 5735
Former Cherokee Nation employee pleads guilty to embezzlement Written by Associated Press 4643
Documents in fatal sweat lodge case show past problems Written by Associated Press 3431
Apache tribe member sentenced for embezzlement Written by Associated Press 5428
Crow tribal member faces securities fraud charges Written by Associated Press 4737
Former tribal leader convicted in firearms trial Written by Associated Press 4373
Choctaw investigators receive archaeological crime-scene training Written by Larissa Copeland, Choctaw Nation 7705
Man pleads not guilty to 1981 Calif. triple murder Written by Associated Press 4611
ND museum fire blamed on arson Written by Associated Press 5026
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 5291
Officials say gangs using cell phones in prison Written by Associated Press 5184
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 8577
3 sentenced in NC in stabbing, beating death Written by Associated Press 4826
Tribal leader sentenced for theft of tribal funds Written by Department of Justice 8034
Man gets probation for stealing money from tribe Written by Associated Press 5035
Man gets probation for stealing money from tribe Written by Associated Press 4308
Court: RI judge made right call in smoke shop case Written by Associated Press 6072
Arrest in 1981 tribal murders revives old mystery Written by AMY TAXIN and GILLIAN FLACCUS, 
Associated Press Writers 6421
State looking to hire Indian parole officers Written by Associated Press 5161
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 6532
Soboba Indian leader arrested on bribery charges Written by Associated Press 6413
Man who bought bald eagle sentenced Written by Associated Press 4324
AIM trial: Federal defendant not entitled to state documents Written by Associated Press 3600
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6241
Prison time, felony charges rare for relic looters Written by MIKE STARK, 
Associated Press Writer 4076
Sweat Lodge Deaths - AZ resort owners ask for prayers after tragedy Written by FELICIA FONSECA
, Associated Press Writer 6738
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 4549
Lawyer: 1975 slaying appeals hearing unwarranted Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 3788
TRIBAL JUSTICE NEWS Written by Department of Justice 6575
Complaint: Killing of tribal leader was hit job Written by GILLIAN FLACCUS, 
Associated Press Writer 7450
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6287
Lawsuits combined in Crazy Horse descendent’s death Written by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press 6993
Neb. lawmakers discuss Whiteclay and alcohol Written by NATE JENKINS
, Associated Press Writer 6878
Tribal Justice News Written by Department of Justice 6928
Cigarette Kingpins: Indian smoke shops are feeling the heat Written by DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press 10952
Lawyer says negotiations under way in eagle case Written by BEN NEARY Associated Press writer 4200

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