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Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Loses Appeal Over Drilling of Its Texas Land

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Loses Appeal Over Drilling of Its Texas Land

Courthouse News Service – A Native American tribe cannot sue the U.S. government for allowing oil and gas drilling on its aboriginal lands in several east Texas national preserves and forests,…

Alleged mass shooter to stand trial for murder in Cedarville Rancheria tribal dispute

Alleged mass shooter to stand trial for murder in Cedarville Rancheria tribal dispute

ALTURAS, Calif. - A woman charged with shooting and killing four people at a tribal hearing in Modoc County has been bound over for trial. At a preliminary hearing Wednesday morning,…

Former presidential advisor sentenced for defrauding Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians Tribe

Former presidential advisor sentenced for defrauding Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians Tribe

LOS ANGELES - A former advisor to presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush was recently sentenced on a bribery conviction relating to the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians Tribe.…

Charges vs. Cocopah Tribal Council member refiled

Charges vs. Cocopah Tribal Council member refiled

A tribal prosecutor has refiled four misdemeanor charges against a Cocopah Tribal Council member in connection to an alleged physical altercation with a minor – charges that had been dismissed…

Update in City of Duluth v. NIGC re: Fond du Luth Casino

Update in City of Duluth v. NIGC re: Fond du Luth Casino

  The history of this gaming dispute begins in the 1980’s, before the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (herein the “IGRA”). 25 U.S.C.S. §2701, et.seq. The issue for…

Montana leads the nation in number of public corruption prosecutions

Montana leads the nation in number of public corruption prosecutions

The Syracuse report states: The District of Montana, with 18 prosecutions, was the most active through April 2014. In second place with 15 official corruption prosecutions so far this year…

Feds Ask Court To Dismiss Wyandotte Nation Lawsuit

Feds Ask Court To Dismiss Wyandotte Nation Lawsuit

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – The government has asked a federal judge to dismiss as moot the last remaining claim in a lawsuit filed by an Oklahoma tribe seeking to build…

California tribe agrees to election to end dispute – Washington Times

California tribe agrees to election to end dispute – Washington Times

CORNING, Calif. (AP) - Rival factions within a Native American tribe fighting over a lucrative Northern California casino and other assets have agreed to a binding general election, officials said.…

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