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Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.


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• • Feds join Tribe in suit (Morning Sun) 12/11/06

• • Mashantucket police chief wants jurisdiction question settled (The Day) 11/20/06

• • Navajo Nation disputes adoption (Salt Lake Tribune) 10/26/06

• • Court: NIGC lacks authority over Class III gaming (Indianz.com) 10/20/06

• • Angler says he'll appeal fine from Red Lake tribal court (Princeton Union-Eagle) 10/19/06

• • South Dakota child custody case focuses on jurisdiction (Indian Country Today) 10/16/06

• • Judge drops charges in assault case (Billings Gazette) 10/11/06

• • Indian nations claim sovereignty in cigarette suit (Newsday) 10/11/06

• • Supreme Court move settles tribal authority cases (Indianz.com) 10/11/06

• • Calif justices hear arguments on tribal campaign-finance rules (AP) 10/4/06

• • High court won't hear Indian tax case appeal (New London Day) 10/3/06

• • Tribes say BIA failures threaten self-governance (Indianz.com) 9/21/06

• • A[ttorney] G[eneral]s Meskwaki police opinion drawing fire (Marshalltown Times Republican) 9/21/06

• • Tobacco Talk (Oklahoman) 9/13/06

• • Cherokees: Chief Disagrees: BIA asserts stance on constitution (Tulsa World) 9/9/06

• • Intertribal Courts swears in first chief judge (North County Times) 8/26/06

• • The politics of distraction (Walker Pilot Independent) 8/22/06

• • Tribal waters at issue: Red Lakers, GOP discuss sovereignty (Bemidji Pioneer) 8/15/06

• • Notes from Indian Country (Native American Times) 8/7/06

• • Wisconsin: State Supreme Court upholds Indian gambling (Grand Forks Herald) 7/14/06

• • No Utah open season (Deseret Morning News) 5/30/06

• • Tribes could escape gas tax (Tacoma News Tribune) 5/14/06

• • Opponents: Bill strips law from Indian land (Providence Journal) 5/3/06

• • Tribes take labor law battle to federal court (Indianz.com) 4/25/06

• • Santee marks change in law enforcement (Yankton Press and Dakotan) 3/15/06

• • Shoshone-Bannock Tribes win sovereignty ruling (Indianz.com) 3/14/06

• • Tulalips slap rules on beach property (Everett Herald) 3/10/06

• • Loophole in smoking law leaves tribal casino in limbo (Olympian) 2/27/06

• • Tribal police focus of spat (Everett Herald) 2/26/06

• • State officials say tribe is a sham, fight millions in arbitration claims (Salt Lake Tribune) 2/23/06

• • Non-Indians protest stops by tribal police (Seattle Times) 2/22/06

• • It's The Law In Santee (Yankton Press and Dakotan) 2/17/06

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