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• •Goshute Leaders Indicted by Feds (Salt Lake Tribune) 12/19

• •Isleta Demands Proof of Heritage (Albuquerque Journal) 12/19

• •Tribal Board Backs Protest (newsok.com) * 12/19

• •Lumbee Meeting Lacks Quorum (Fayetteville Observer) 12/19

• •Legal Wranglings Continue in Meskwaki Dispute (WCF Courier) 12/18

• •Rocky Boy Voters Asked to Change Constitution (Havre Daily News) 12/18

• •Tribal Vote Board to Rule on Protest: a Kickapoo Judge Reversed Order that Forced a Result Certification. (newsok.com) * 12/18

• •Court Asked to Force Certification of Kickapoo Vote (newsok.com) * 12/17

• •Isleta Pueblo Rejects Long-Time Tribe Members (thenewmexicochannel.com) 12/16

• •Tribe Aims for February Opening of Casino (WCF Courier) 12/14

• •Banishment Can Be Ultimate Punishment for Tribal Members (The Day) * 12/12

• •Tulalips Put Off Plan for $1,000 Payouts (Seattle Times) 12/3

• •Bloodlines Issue Divides Tribe (LA Times) * 11/30

• •Justice's Recusal Sought in Lumbee Appeal (Fayetteville Observer) 11/26

• •San Pasqual Tribe's Troubles Continue after the Fire (North County Times) 11/20

• •Indian Families Facing Eviction Seek Federal Court Intervention (Newsday.com) 11/19

• •Bank Freezes Funds in Meskwaki Dispute (WFC Courier) 11/16

• •Federal Intervention Sought in Tribal Membership Disputes (Star Tribune) 11/15

• •70 Booted from Tribe for Signing Recall List (Sacramento Bee) 11/14

• •Setbacks Hit Casino (Appeal-Democrat) 11/13

• •Oglala Tribe in Financial Pinch (Argus Leader) 11/13

• •Stillaguamish Recall Effort Stalls (heraldnet.com) 11/13

• •Tribes Weigh Options to Manage Waste (The Missoulian) 11/12

• •Washington Office Flap Spurs Allegations (Daily Times) 11/11

• •Woods Asks High Court for Recount (Fayetteville Observer) 11/11

• •Bureau of Indian Affairs Recognizes Bear Tribal Council (Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier) 11/9

• •BIA: Tribe's Problems Not New (Billings Gazette) 11/7

• •Councilors Say Tribal Leader behind Charges (Albuquerque Journal) 11/5

• •Tax-free Smoke Shop Closes under Pressure from Tribe (Providence Journal) * 11/5

• •Fight Brews within Tribe (Heraldnet.com) 11/4

• •Change, Challenges Loom for Tribal Election Winner (The Day) * 10/31

• •BIA Approves Meskwaki Election Results, More Work to be Done (kcrg.com) 10/28

• •Timbisha Rift Concerns Some Members (Hesperia Star) 10/28

• •Picketers Rally for Reform (kidktv.com) 10/27

• •Eviction Notices Split a Family and an Indian Nation (Newsday.com) 10/27

• •Alaska Natives Call for Unity at Annual Convention (Indianz.com) 10/24

• •Tribal Court Delays Eviction (Post Standard) * 10/24

• •Ute Members Sue over Handling of Tribal Financial Affairs (Salt Lake Tribune) 10/24

• •Navajo Nation in Contempt (Daily Times) 10/22

• •Tribe Votes at Rival Locations (Des Moines Register) 10/22

• •Land Dispute Pits Indian Family against Their Tribe (Post Intelligencer) 10/21

• •Lumbees Fault Housing Program (Fayetteville Observer) 10/15

• •Tribe's Tactics Called `Fraud' (Hartford Courant) 10/12

• •Mashantucket Elections Could Help to Redefine Tribe's Mission (The Day) * 10/8

• •Navajo Grass Roots Fed Up with Tribal Government (Daily Times) 10/8

• •Meskwaki Caucus (kwwl.com) 10/7

• •Stillaguamish Leaders Questioned about Store (Heraldnet.com) 10/7

• •Tribe Members Protest Ouster (Redding Record Searchlight) 10/4

• •State Police Reviewing Coushatta Gambling-related Records (nola.com) 10/4

• •Attempt to Retake Casino Fails (Des Moines Register) 10/2

• •Kaw Nation Lawsuit Dropped (NewsOK.com) * 10/2

• •Tribal Vote Results Still under Wraps (mlive.com) 10/1

• •Casino May Reopen in 8 Weeks (Des Moines Register) 10/1

• •Rancheria Leaders Expel Family (Record Searchlight) 10/1

• •Banned Hopeful Still Vies for Lumbee Tribal Council Post (Fayetteville Observer) 9/29

• •Butte Tribe Embroiled in Dispute (Appeal-Democrat) 9/27

• •Tribal Official Ousted from Office (Citizen-Times) 9/24

• •Attorneys Representing Appointed Meskwaki Tribe Are Disqualified (KCRG.com) 9/23

• •Rule of Self-law (Anchorage Daily News) 9/23

• •Judge Voids Suit, Ends Squabble between Tribal Factions (LA Times) * 9/23

• •Stillaguamish Members Protest for Information (Herald.net) 9/23

• •IRS Targets Seminoles for Not Paying Taxes on $120 Million in Gifts (Sun-Sentinel) 9/18

• •NIGC Reaffirms Shutdown of Meskwaki Casino (Indianz.com) 9/12

• •Lumbees OK 3 Jobs but No Raises (Fayetteville Observer) 9/11

• •Seminole Freedmen Lose Another Court Appeal (Indianz.com) 9/11

• •Tribal Council Bans Felons (Fayetteville Observer) 9/10

• •Appeals Court Sides with NIGC on Casino Shutdown (Indianz.com) 8/29

• •Lumbee Council to Discuss Court Ruling (Fayetteville Observer) 8/29

• •Ex-Cherokee Council Members Ordered to Pay Back Legal Funds (Times Record) 8/27

• •S-M Receives $85,000 Grant for Strategic Planning (Shawano Leader) 8/26

• •Quapaw Chairman Denies Casino Problems (Indian Country Today) 8/25

• •Cherokee Freedmen caught in high-level dispute (Indianz.com) 8/20

• •Okla. Tribe under Investigation for Casino (Indianz.com) 8/14

• •San Carlos Apache Leader Removed from Council (Arizona Republic) 8/14

• •Meskwaki Council Wants Rivals Evicted (Des Moines Register) 8/13

• •Trial Begins in Tribal Embezzlement Case (Gazette Extra) 8/12

• •Prosecutor Sought for Tribal Leaders' Impeachment Trial (Citizen Times) 8/12

• •Oneida Nation Families Lose Court Challenge (Indianz.com) 8/11

• •Tribal Money Could Fuel Bustamante Bid (LA Times) * 8/08

• •Red Cliff Members Exempt from Gas Tax (Daily Press) 8/08

• •Federal Officials to Settle Meskwaki Dispute (Des Moine Register) 8/06

• •Court Slow to Act on Eviction Appeal (Post Standard) * 8/01

• •Oneidas Evict Four Families (Post Standard) * 7/30

• •Lumbee Leaders Vote to Keep Convicted Felons Off of Tribal Council (wral.com) 7/25

• •Meskwaki Factions Ask Court to Reopen Casino (Indianz.com) 7/25

• •Tribal Court Finding Upheld (Post Standard) * 7/21

• •Lawyer: Tribe spent funds improperly (Great Falls Tribune) 7/20

• •Goshute Dissidents Ask Courts for Help (Salt Lake Tribune) 7/11

• •Walker Council OKs Elections if Rival Council Vacates Offices (Courier) 7/05

• •Tribal Council Ousts Member (Argus Leader) 7/05

• •Dispute Continues over Cheyenne-Arapaho Casino Money (Imdiversity.com) 7/05

• •Tribe President Resigns Position (Argus Leader) 7/04

• •Meskwaki Dispute May Be Closer to A Solution (KRCG.com) 7/03

• •Meskwaki Leadership Struggle Continues (Courier) 6/23

• •Lumbee Council Review Mixed (Fayetteville Observer) 6/23

• •Senators Play Role in Tribal Dispute(Des Moine Register) 6/20

• •Interior Officials Agree to Talk to Meskwaki Leaders (AP) 6/19

• •Apaches Coping with Multiple Blows (Arizona Republic) 6/19

• •Navajo Death Penalty Stand Still Clouded (Independent) 6/11

• •Meskwaki Council Sets Vote on Law Firm (AP) 6/10

• •John McCarthy: Tribes Playing by the Rules (Star Tribune) * 6/09

• •Report Details Tribe's Spending (Rapid City Journal) 6/05

• •Tribe's Expansion Plans in Dispute (The Day)* 5/23

• •Native-hire Preference not Lawful (Daily News) 5/19

• •Drug Dealers Face Banishment (Post Intelligencer) 5/19

• •Narragansetts Poised To Sell Tobacco Tax-free (The Day) 5/16

• •Nation Opponents' Letter Criticized (Post Standard) 5/13

• •Seminoles Vote for New Chairman (Miami Herald) 5/13

• •New Trial Ordered For Schaghticoke Chief (Hartford Courant) 5/13

• •Blackfeet Leaders: Council and Courts Must Be Separated (Great Falls Tribune) 5/05

• •Oral Argument Transcript Posted in Inyo County Case (Indianz.com) 4/29

• •Prairie Island Tribal Council Considers New Vote on Nuclear Pact (Star Tribune) 4/28

• •Judge Hears Blackfeet Tribal Council Dispute (Great Falls Tribune) 4/3

• •Matteucci Hired to Shape Up Crow Court (Billings Gazette) 4/1

• •Lawmakers, Tribes Debate Bill Increasing Police Powers (Lawrence Journal-World) 3/24

• •Lumbees Vote to Change its Constitution (Fayetteville Observer) 3/10

• •Weekend Voting Leaves Catawbas Short of Goal (The Rock Hill Herald) 2/20

• •The first annual State of American Indian Nations Address (NCAI) 1/31

• •Ho-Chunk Members Sue Small Gift Store Chain (Chicago Tribune) 1/29

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