An amazing AP report came out yesterday. There are all kinds of copyright restrictions so I won't quote anything here. But go to the link and give it a read.
Race is the real, legal factor in deciding jurisdiction when a Native American is involved in a case, whether as victim or suspect. A mind numbing matrix of possibilities emerge.
UPDATE: Read the first comment by Archer of the Forest. Then extrapolate the situation to a case like rape or murder and you get the idea.