2018 Tribal Government Stories

Southeast villages looking to form tribal courts (Juneau Empire) 12/20/18

Resolution passed to dissolve Qualla Housing (Smoky Mountain News) 12/18/19

Threats to Indigenous press freedom as tribe rolls back protections (Columbia Journalism Review) 11/27/18

Jonathan Nez elected President of Navajo Nation (Native News Online) 11/7/18

Tribal Council confirms Lee Paden as a Cherokee Nation Supreme Court justice (Tahlequah Daily Press) 9/28/18

Navajo Nation President Begaye pushes for sovereignty in energy development on tribal lands (Native News Online) 9/18/18

Judge throws out challenge against Hopi Tribe chairman (U.S. News) 9/4/18

Chris Chaney on data sovereignty in tribal governance (Turtle Talk) 9/1/18

Navajos pick 2 seasoned politicians to vie for presidency (Star-Telegram) 8/29/18

Navajo voters will pick presidential candidates from among 18 hopefuls (High Country News) 8/24/18

Chippewa Cree Tribe loses bid to silence whistleblower (Indianz) 8/21/18 (See Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Reservation, Montana v. U.S. Department of Interior; and Briefs via Turtle Talk)

Welcome to the Quapaw Nation: Tribal voters approve name change (Indianz) 8/13/18

Oglala Sioux Tribe set to change its constitution (KEVN) 7/25/18

Tribal law complicates which green card carriers can have medical marijuana on Fort Peck Reservation (Billings Gazette) 7/20/18

Native American tribes won't allow medical marijuana in Oklahoma (Civilized.) 7/18/18

Tribe member questions IGA reaffirmation (The Mashpee Enterprise) 7/14/18

Cherokee Nation Tribal Council confirms 3 appointments (Tahlequah Daily Press) 7/10/18

Ex-chief judge of Oglala Sioux Tribe claims illegal termination (Rapid City Journal) 7/8/18

Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux task force forges ahead with new constitution (Indianz) 6/4/18

Navajo Presidential race draws crowded field of candidates (VOA) 5/31/18

Judge grants reprieve against disputed leaders of Nooksack Tribe (Indianz) 1/30/18

Navajo Nation Council supports criminal code amendments to address cyberbulling (Navajo Nation Council) 1/25/18

New tribal council for Yocha Dehe Nation (Daily Democrat) 1/25/18

Bureau of Indian Affairs reaffirms oversight in Nooksack Tribe dispute (Indianz) 1/24/18

New Wind River Reservation tribal court set to open (The Seattle Times) 1/14/18

Cherokee moves on alcohol referendum (Smoky Mountain News) 1/3/18


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