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• • Case pits adoptive parents against tribal rights (New York Times) 12/24/12

• • Non-Indians and tribal criminal jurisdiction (Indian Country Today) 12/24/12

• • How abusers get away with targeting Indian women (Salon) 12/13/12

• • Change in tribal child custody laws proposed (Tulsa World) 11/26/12

• • Captured criminal justice in Alaska native villages (Indian Country Today) 11/8/12

• • Native American tribal court disputed in fight over Grand Canyon skywalk bridge (Deseret News) 10/21/12

• • Obama signs Minnesota Chippewa Tribe trust fund bill into law (Indianz.com) 10/9/12

• • Baby Veronica case appeal filed with U.S. Supreme Court (Oklahoma's Own) 10/5/12

• • Enforcing international indigenous rights in America (Indian Country Today) 10/1/12

• • NIGA chairman Ernie Stevens Jr. weighs in on Carcieri and Internet gaming (Indian Country Today) 10/1/12

• • SF sheriff cuts Pojoaque Pueblo's police powers (SF Gate) 9/29/12

• • A leader emerges: Hopi Tribe adopts new criminal code according to Tribal Law and Order Act standards (Indian Country Today) 9/03/12

• • White Earth teaming up with federal prosecutors (Star Tribune) 9/03/12

• • Tribes want new powers to prosecute non-Indians (Kansas City Star) 8/13/12

• • No celebration: not all Alaska Natives cheered ANCSA at 40 (newsminer.com) 08/12/12

• • Officials to create women's violence prosecutor's position on Standing Rock (Rapid City Journal) 7/8/12

• • Court ruling favors Shinnecock casino (Newsday) 06/26/12

• • Money challenge to tribes' sentencing authority (CBS) 05/31/12
You can find the GAO report here

• • Tribes slam weakened version of Violence Against Women Act (Indianz.com) 05/17/12

• • American Indian women seek protections from abuse (Herald Net) 05/14/12

• • Ex-Pojoaque Pueblo leader's hit-and-run conviction affirmed (Santa Fe New Mexican) 5/08/12

• • Robinson officials evict delinquent tenants from tribal housing (The Lake County Record-Bee) 05/08/12

• • Consensus among government and tribal justice systems (Indian Country Today) 05/08/12

• • Northern Arapaho push federal appeal of taxation (Gillete News Record) 05/01/12

• • Justice official visits students at N.D. reservation (The Jamestown Sun) 04/26/12

• • Senate poised to renew Violence Against Women Act; House remains a hurdle (Public Radio International) 04/24/12

• • Judge rules Encana must face suit in tribal court (Canadian Business) 04/24/12

• • Senate women safety legislation to exclude 40 percent of tribes (Indian Country Today) 04/24/12

• • Oglala Sioux tribe demands justice for appalling number of unsolved reservation murders (Indian Country Today) 04/18/12

• • PCI subject to tax? (The Atmore Advance) 04/16/12

• • U.S. Senator worries tribal courts will imprison 'any American' (Indian Country Today) 04/16/12

• • Tribes in Washington could get more authority over civil, criminal matters (Indian Country Today) 03/31/12

• • Governor signs tribal retrocession bill into law (Herald Net) 03/20/12
For more information, see the related news piece on Turtle Talk

• • Judge rules against Grand Canyon Skywalk developer (ABC News) 03/20/12

• • At tribe's door, a hub of beer and heartache (The New York Times) 03/05/12

• • Washington state bill could dismantle state jurisdiction over American Indian tribes (Indian Country Today) 02/29/12

• • Wash. Legislature consider tribal rights bill (The Seattle Times) 02/19/12

• • Tribe retains casino advantage (The Boston Globe) 02/18/12

• • Native American fair commerce coalition cites pair of recent governmental actions as showing signs of promise for tribal sovereignty (The Wall Street Journal) 02/15/12

• • Alleged rights violations spark contention among Ute tribe, county governments (KSL.com) 02/14/12

• • Senator Akaka introduces bill to strengthen tribal law and order act (KHON2) 02/09/12

• • Supreme Court upholds tribal fising rights after long battle (Yakima Herald) 2/09/12)

• • Bill proposes BIA tickets for non-tribal drivers (Billings Gazette) 01/24/12

• • New US plan to stop drug flow over northern border (The Wall Street Journal) 01/20/12

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