Stories tagged: Tribal sovereignty
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Idaho Supreme Court upholds CdA Tribe’s jurisdiction over St. Joe River docks
The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has the authority to remove unpermitted docks and pilings on the St. Joe River that were placed by nontribal …
Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 8:26 a.m.
Yakama tribe to get authority for some court cases
In a move long sought by the Yakama Nation, federal officials have approved returning authority to the tribe for certain civil and criminal cases involving tribal members that have been …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012
High court weighing tribal cigarette sales
BOISE – Idaho Supreme Court justices are pondering a case in which a Native American-owned cigarette wholesaler from a reservation in New York says the state has no jurisdiction to …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2012, 10:20 a.m.
Idaho justices weigh reservation cigarette sales
Idaho Supreme Court justices are pondering a case in which a Native American-owned wholesaler from a reservation in New York is selling millions of cigarettes to a Native American-owned retailer …
Sat., June 2, 2012
GOP activist targeting tribal sovereignty again
Is the Washington state Republican Party taking another misguided run at tribal sovereignty? They are, if Bob Eberle and his fellow Skagit County Republicans have anything to say about it.
Fri., April 1, 2011
Shawn Vestal: Fox talking head short on facts about tribes
Chief Allan has heard it all his life. Why do you Indians get so much help? Free this, free that, a check every month. Why do you have it so …
Sat., Nov. 14, 2009
Tribal suit aims at state’s hunting rules
The Colville Confederated Tribes has filed a federal suit against Washington state to protect the tribes’ hunting rights on property north of the reservation. According to the suit, the Department …