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Tribal Disruption and Federalism

Matthew L. M. Fletcher, Michigan State University College of Law prepared paper about Tribal Disruption and Federalism for the 2014 Honorable James R. Browning Symposium hosted by the Montana Law Review…

Candidates deemed ineligible in Fort Berthold tribal election

Candidates deemed ineligible in Fort Berthold tribal election

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - Half of the candidates in the race to become the next chairman of North Dakota’s Three Affiliated Tribes have been deemed ineligible to run according to…

New takeover attempt waged at Chukchansi tribal office

New takeover attempt waged at Chukchansi tribal office

The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians has a new rift, with one group in the tribe’s business complex and a second group, representing a cross-section of previous tribal councils, inside…

Membership bids for Tejon Tribe to be closed September 15, 5 p.m

Membership bids for Tejon Tribe to be closed September 15, 5 p.m

A 30-day window to apply for membership in the Tejon Indian Tribe will close on September 15 according to a legal notice placed in the Los Angeles Times Sunday, Aug.…

Judges’ suspensions lifted, reinstated by KBIC Tribal Council

Judges’ suspensions lifted, reinstated by KBIC Tribal Council

BARAGA – Things have quieted down in the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community after a rough start to the week when a civil lawsuit hearing in the tribal court ended with…

KBIC shuts off tribal court electricity

KBIC shuts off tribal court electricity

BARAGA - Electricity was shut off at the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community tribal courthouse Tuesday, the latest step in a dispute between tribal leaders and two tribal judges. A court…

San Carlos Apache Tribe looking to increase enrollment

San Carlos Apache Tribe looking to increase enrollment

SAN CARLOS — Under the direction of the appointed members of the Tribal Enrollment Committee — Peridot District Representatives Lula T. Dillon and Aurelia Rogers, Gilson Wash District Representatives Geraldine…

KBIC judges suspended for ‘unlawful interference’ with tribal affairs

KBIC judges suspended for ‘unlawful interference’ with tribal affairs

Two Keweenaw Bay Indian Community judges are suspended indefinitely without pay for, what the KBIC Tribal Council president says, personnel policy violations. Associate Judge Violet Ayres was presiding over a…

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