From Gunshots To Alleged Rapes, A Toxic Legacy Of Police Relations On A Wisconsin Reservation
I went to Wisconsin’s Bad River Reservation to find out why 14-year-old Jason Pero was shot dead by a sheriff’s deputy. But tribal members didn’t only want to talk about the shooting: “You’ve heard about the women, right?”
Native American Tribes Want A Bigger Role In Choosing US Attorneys Under Trump
The National Congress of American Indians passed a resolution last month asking that tribes be “included in the selection, interview, and decision making process” for US attorneys, who prosecute major crimes in Indian Country.
The Tribe That’s Suing The US Government To Keep Its Promises
In a landmark lawsuit, the Rosebud Sioux tribe is suing its government-run hospital for failing to provide the free health care that they say has been promised since 1868. The feds, in turn, argue that they actually have no legal obligation to provide care.
Daughter Of Oklahoma Governor Provokes Protests Over Her Use Of Native American Symbols
The 27-year-old caused an uproar when she hinted she would wear full regalia at an Oklahoma music festival. Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin says she "[does not] approve of her behavior on that night or that of her band."