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Ex-Governor Brian Schweitzer Offers Lesson in Tribal-State Relations at United South and Eastern Tribes Impact Week
February 11, 2013
One of the most well received speakers at this year’s gathering of the United South and Eastern Tribes (USET) in Washington, D.C...
Arizona State University Hires Two Native Law Experts
February 07, 2013
The Indian Legal Program (ILP) at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, a graduate school of Arizona State University, recently hired Robert J. Miller and Gregory L...
Non-Indians and Tribal Criminal Jurisdiction
December 23, 2012
According to current U.S. legal interpretations, non-Indian U.S. citizens are not subject to tribal criminal jurisdiction. A critical well-known case is where the U.S...
Juaneño Band of Mission Indians Loses a Leader
December 11, 2012
The Juaneño Band of Mission Indians is mourning the loss of its vice chairwoman, Francine Pala Sommers Yorba, who walked on December 7 at her home in San Juan Capistrano, Californi...
Culture and Indigenous Nationality
December 08, 2012
A remarkable feature about indigenous nations is that they have continued after more than 500 years of colonial efforts to assimilate and dismantle them...
Obama Does It Again: 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference
December 05, 2012
Hundreds of tribal leaders descended on Washington December 5 to take President Barack Obama up on his invitation to attend the fourth White House Tribal Nations Conference of his ...
What Do Tribes Want?
December 01, 2012
The answer to the question posed by the title of this essay seems, at first glance, to actually be pretty straightforward...
Navajo Nation Delegation Still Ironing Out Issues After Three Years
November 30, 2012
More government reform may be on the horizon for the Navajo Nation...
Captured Criminal Justice In Alaska Native Villages
November 08, 2012
Criminal justice administration in the state of Alaska is very centralized. It is also very ineffective...
Grand Ronde Tribal Elder Receives Two Awards in One Week
October 18, 2012
Though she received two prestigious awards in less than one week in September, that doesn’t begin to tell the story of Grand Ronde tribal elder Kathryn Harrison...
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