NORMAN, Oklahoma—The Native American Journalists Association expresses relief and gratitude that the criminal charges against Democracy Now!...
ICWA Clients Attorneys
Suzette Brewer
Citing a “fundamental lack of competence,” a federal judge on Friday, February 19 denied South Dakota’s motion to reconsider an earlier decision, which found the state violated the...
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Lakota People’s Law Project
Following the Lakota People’s Law Project’s comprehensive study demonstrating widespread corruption in South Dakota’s state government, the Department of Justice filed a civil righ...
The grown-ups should know better. And soon, if a group of young activists have their way, the adults will be taken to task—in court...
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Suzette Brewer
On Monday, March 30 a federal judge issued a landmark decision affirming that officials in South Dakota violated numerous provisions in the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and deni...
Gale Courey Toensing
Sacred site activist Wayland Gray will travel to Wetumpka, Alabama, next week when a jury will hear his appeal of disorderly conduct and misdemeanor criminal trespassing conviction...
Rob Capriccioso
Tribal advocates anxiously await a meeting of an en banc panel of federal judges who will soon decide whether a legal opinion that could have a negative impact on millions of acres...
David P. Ball
In the wake of a Métis rights case 15 years in the making being vindicated by Canada's highest appeals court, the president of the Métis National Council has called on Prime Minist...
Stephanie Woodard
A bill in the South Dakota legislature that appears intended to give several dozen Native American childhood-sexual-abuse plaintiffs their day in court may do just the opposite...
Marc Dadigan
At one Northern California high school, a teacher allegedly had students invent different tribes and pretend to fight each other in a wildly inaccurate lesson about tribal conflict...