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Native American tribe files $500 million suit against big beer brewers

(Reuters) – A Native American Indian tribe has filed suit against some top beer makers, as well as a handful of retailers and distributors, claiming they have knowingly contributed to “crippling” alcoholism rates on a reservation in South Dakota. The suit, filed by the Oglala Sioux tribe, alleges the defendants…

Native American tribe legalizes same sex marriage

LOS ANGELES — A Native American tribe in the northwestern state of Washington has legalized gay marriage, becoming the second US tribe to do so, legal representatives said Wednesday. The law — proposed by a young lesbian member of the Suquamish tribe around two years ago — was unanimously approved…