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Panel finds Maine Legislature erred in passing laws on tribal fishing rights, calls parties back to negotiating table

Panel finds Maine Legislature erred in passing laws on tribal fishing rights, calls parties back to negotiating table

BANGOR, Maine — The Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission released a report Friday in which it found the Maine Legislature circumvented the amendment process set forth in the Maine Indian Claims…

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.…

New York Appellate Division Refuses to Disturb Injunction in Chukchansi Leadership Dispute | Turtle Talk

New York Appellate Division Refuses to Disturb Injunction in Chukchansi Leadership Dispute | Turtle Talk

Here is the opinion in Wells Fargo Bank NA v. Chukchansi Economic Development Authority (N.Y. A.D.): Wells Fargo v Chukchansi An excerpt: Appellants contend that defendants-respondents Nancy Ayala, Karen Wynn,…

Consultant says Oglala Sioux President Brewer’s suspension is retaliation

Consultant says  Oglala Sioux President Brewer’s suspension is retaliation

The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council’s decision to suspend Tribal President Bryan Brewer on Tuesday stemmed in part from the council’s concern over Brewer’s dealings with tribal businessman Raycen Raines. After…

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Indian tribe gets involved in Shawnee city election

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Indian tribe gets involved in Shawnee city election

SHAWNEE — The race for Ward 6 city commissioner in Shawnee may not seem like the sexiest contest, but it’s captured the attention of one of the most powerful residents…

Tribal members petition Bureau of Indian Affairs over Tribal Council makeup

Tribal members petition Bureau of Indian Affairs over Tribal Council makeup

SACRAMENTO >> Around 120 members of the Paskenta band of Nomlaki Indians, led by Chairman Andrew Freeman, traveled by bus Thursday to deliver petitions to Central California Superintendent of the…

Cherokee Nation license plates now available statewide

Cherokee Nation license plates now available statewide

This past August, the Cherokee Nation became the first tribe to expand its motor vehicle tags statewide under a compact with the state of Oklahoma signed by Gov. Mary Fallin.…

Tribe’s police chief says federal, state laws violated at Corning casino

Tribe’s police chief says federal, state laws violated at Corning casino

CORNING >> The police chief hired by ousted Tribal Council members of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians alleges that federal and state laws are being broken at the casino…

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