Tuesday, October 08, 2002

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The Supreme Court on Monday dealt the final blow to a Texas tribe's attempt to keep its financially successful casino alive....

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The first day of the October 2002 term of the U.S....

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Tribal leaders and their supporters gathered on the steps of the United States Supreme Court on Monday for a rousing rally in support of self-determination....


A University of North Dakota student group has set up an exhibit to draw attention to the use of Indian as mascots, logos and symbols....


President Bush made a speech to a group of citizens on Monday night to lay out the basis for a potential attack on Iraq and Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein....


Former FBI director Louis Freeh will testify before Congress today on terrorism and the September 11 terrorist attacks....


A casino manager for the Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona is ending a four-month suspension for violating a state-tribal gaming compact....


Key lawmakers in Washington don't think an attempt to expand slot machines beyond Indian casinos will be successful....


"The young woman who died was a rancher....


Problems forced workers in Kansas to take down a 5,000-pound Indian sculpture that just been placed atop the Statehouse on Monday....


Two former Connecticut state police officers who were transferred after an alleged break-in on the Mashantucket Pequot Reservation are appealing a tribal court ruling....


The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a challenge to a law that prevents the sale of eagle feathers and parts....


The Yurok Tribe and the Hoopa Valley Tribe of California are meeting next week to consider a suit against the federal government for the deaths of 20,000 salmon in the Klamath River....


New York Governor George Pataki (R) is moving forward on casino compact talks with the St....


The Supreme Court on Monday announced it will not review a Republican attempt to keep retiring Senator Robert Torricelli (D) on the ballot in New Jersey....


Author and filmmaker Sherman Alexie doesn't feel he has a "special mission toward Indians" except to portray them as human beings, he says in an interview for Sojourners....


"On Thursday, the regents will consider whether to enter into a contract allowing University astronomers to be given access to the Large Binocular Telescope being constructed at the Mount Graham International Observatory in Arizona....


San Carlos Apache elders from Arizona are taking part in a protest this week against a telescope observatory built on a sacred mountain....


The Karuk Tribe of California has started a project to remove deteriorating logging roads....


After being voted out of office Saturday, Anita "Grace" Bunner returned to work on Monday as head of the Thloptlocco Tribal Town....


Three Alaska Native corporations will argue today to preserve their billion-dollar investment in wireless technology....


Jerry Haney's new reign over the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma was short-lived....


The Senate last week renewed an Indian housing act that gives tribes greater control over funding and resources....


The Supreme Court has accepted just two Indian law cases since its last term but they could be among the most important ever....


The Canadian government is threatening to walk away from land claim negotiations with First Nations because they are taking to long to resolve....