ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man charged with murder, sexual assault and other counts in the death of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation changed his pleas to guilty Tuesday in a case that prompted calls to expand the Amber Alert system and the death penalty to tribal communities across the U.S.The death led to pending federal legislation that would expand the Amber Alert system to tribal communities and calls for Navajo Nation to end its opposition to the death penalty.Federal prosecutors are responsible for prosecuting homicides on tribal lands and rarely challenge tribal beliefs.After his daughter's death, Gary Mike filed a lawsuit against Navajo Nation for failing to have an emergency notification system that he says could have saved his daughter's life.An Amber Alert system for the 27,000-square-mile (69,930-square-kilometer) reservation was proposed years ago but never implemented, despite the tribe having been awarded $330,000 in federal funding as part of a U.S. Justice Department pilot project.
NYS Entity Status
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JULY 05, 1996
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DOMESTIC NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION
1996 - MONTAUKETT INDIAN NATION TRIBAL FUND
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