Tuesday, November 19, 2002

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A Nebraska company has asked the Supreme Court to validate a lease for the largest hog farm in Indian Country....

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An Indian inmate seeking to father a child while behind bars was turned away by the Supreme Court on Monday....

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The Bush administration is appealing a federal judge's decision that found Secretary of Interior Gale Norton in contempt for her handling of the Indian trust fund....


An Indian couple from Arizona has been named one of three National Parents of the Year....


A secretive federal appeals court on Monday overturned limits on the federal government's ability to investigate and prosecute suspected terrorists and spies....


The student senate at Florida State University held a debate last week about the school's Seminole Indian mascot....


An Ojibwe man in Minnesota has declared a strip club he owns sovereign territory, immune from state and federal authority....


Overcoming years of physical, alcohol and sexual abuse took understanding "multi-generational trauma" that affects Native people....


Archaeologists believe they have uncovered evidence that links the Aztec culture in central Mexico with Mayans in southern Mexico and Guatemala....


The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has started an information technology company with a local partner, The New London Day reports....


The Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota owns a plant that manufactures components for military vehicles, weapons and headgear....


The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut and a national group hosted a conference on child abuse....


A task force in Maine assigned to study proposed tribal casino won't take a position on proposed development, The Portland Press Herald reports....


Absentee Shawnee Governor Lee Edwards is meeting with a local mayor today to discuss the tribe's proposed casino....


The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review an attempt to unseat a Bush appointee to the U.S....


An Alaska Native regional corporation is looking to develop a sand and gravel deposit....


Voters on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota go to the polls today to choose a new president....


The Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado has agreed to allow a motorcycle rally at its arena....


Mary Belardo is leaving her post as chairwoman of California's Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Tribe....


The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island plans to appeal a federal judge's decision that allows a dig to move forward without tribal involvement....


The Stillaguamish Tribe of Washington has closed its discount pharmacy because it was selling drugs to non-tribal members....


A 12-year-old boy was found dead Sunday on the Fort Peck Reservation in Montana, apparently shot by a friend in an accident, The Great Falls Tribune reported....


The Canadian government is challenging a ruling that exempts thousands of Aboriginals from taxes....


Attorneys for Secretary of Interior Gale Norton were in federal court last week trying to convince a judge why she should not be held in contempt....


Student leaders at North Dakota State University have drafted a resolution opposing the "Fighting Sioux" nickname of rivals University of North Dakota....