2013 Tribal Government News Stories

Navajo Nation struggles with same-sex marriage (LA Times) 12/29/13

Chairman of law and order panel says Alaska should stop fighting tribal rights (Anchorage Daily News) 12/4/13

White Earth members approve new constitution (Star Tribune) 11/21/13

The sustained self-sufficiency of the five civilized tribes (Indian Country Today) 10/21/13

Cladoosby named NCAI President (Indian Country Today) 10/18/13

How does tribal leadership compare to parliamentary leadership? (Indian Country Today) 9/27/13

The tribal governments at White Earth are planning for a 5 percent budget cut this year and expecting a 9 percent cut next year if sequestration cuts continue. (MPRNews) 8/28/13

Southern Utes establish sex-offender registry (Durango Herald) 8/22/13

Tribal [Colville Confederated Tribes] court to hear complaint over US settlement (KXLY) 8/21/13

Ousted Spirit Lake chairman files suit claiming he remains tribe's duly elected leader (Inforum) 8/19/13

From cops to lawyers, Indian country copes with high crime (NPR) 08/05/13

Opinion: Tribal law impedes free speech (Montana Standard) 8/02/13

Northern Cheyenne tribal council ousts president (AP) 7/10/13

Tribal Supreme Court: Some election code unconstitutional (BattleCreekEnquirer) 7/19/13

Wis. tribes increase safety protocols for night deer hunting, witness says as trial begins (StarTribune) 7/22/13

Tribes across the country are re-examining their constitutions (Minneapolis Star Tribune) 7/6/13

Navajo bill to expand casino alcohol use signed (Las Cruces Sun News) 7/2/13

Is the Violence Against Women Act a chance for tribes to reinforce their sovereignty? (High Country News) 6/10/13

Law Article: Doing business with tribes under the HEARTH Act (Indianz.com) 6/10/13

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community gives $10 million to tribes (Indian Country Today) 6/7/13

Violence Against Women Act and Stafford Act amended to assist Indian Country- now the real work...implementation (BNA) 5/14/13

Same-sex marriage is A-OK with Little Traverse Bay Bands (Indian Country Today) 4/19/13

One statute for two spirits: Same-sex marriage in Indian Country (Jurist) 4/16/13

Cherokees aim to boost criminal penalties (Muskogee Phoenix) 3/10/13

Harbor Springs tribe takes step toward same-sex marriage (Interlochen Public Radio) 3/6/13

Cherokee Nation high court upholds redistricting as constitutional (Tulsa World) 3/1/13

Michigan Native-American tribe nears marriage equality if leader doesn't veto (The Advocate) 3/6/13


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