Indian reservations http://kplu.org en Tougher laws in store for criminals in Northwest tribes http://kplu.org/post/tougher-laws-store-criminals-northwest-tribes A tribal court on the Umatilla Indian Reservation is one of the first to hand-down a long prison term under new tougher criminal sentencing laws enacted by Congress in 2010.<p>It used to be that tribes could only sentence a Native American criminal to up to one year of jail time -- no matter the crime. Typically the U.S. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 18:50:03 +0000 Anna King 7202 at http://kplu.org Case reopens on dozens of Pine Ridge Reservation deaths http://kplu.org/post/case-reopens-dozens-pine-ridge-reservation-deaths In the late 1960s, Native Americans fed up with what they saw as years of mistreatment by the federal government formed an organization known as the American Indian Movement.<p>Founded in Minnesota, the group followed in the footsteps of the civil rights movement and took up protests across the country. Sat, 18 Aug 2012 14:27:01 +0000 Charles Michael Ray 6012 at http://kplu.org Case reopens on dozens of Pine Ridge Reservation deaths