Tuesday, November 05, 2002

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The federal judge overseeing the Indian trust fund lawsuit gave attendees of a law conference an inside glimpse into the workings of the federal district court system last Friday....

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The Bush administration has launched a sweeping legal strategy aimed at indefinitely delaying resolution of nearly two dozen tribal trust mismanagement cases....

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We've gotten a lot of e-mail from Indianz.Com readers who miss the message board....


The Discovery Channel will air an episode about Custer's defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn....


Blackfeet Nation of Montana chairman William "Allen" Talks About is being targeted for removal because he is trying to stop tribal corruption, supporters said....


The Navajo Nation Council has passed a resolution to incorporate traditional values, customs and culture into tribal law....


Voters of the Navajo Nation go to the polls today to elect a new president....


Larry Brooks is the new chief of the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma....


Michael Thomas, newly elected chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut, is promising new economic development projects, more tribal housing and better relations with local governments....


"This white-knuckle flier flew across the country to State College, Pa., to visit Penn State University this past weekend....


The chairman of an Alaska Native regional corporation has left her post, The Anchorage Daily News reports....


School districts serving Wyoming's Indian students are lagging behind and risk sanctions, according to the state....


The Flathead Nation and the state of Montana have renewed a hunting and fishing agreement for four more years....


An Alaska Native, American Indian and minority bone marrow and blood drive will be held next month in Kenai, Alaska....


The Chicago Tribune in an editorial mourns the passing of the local YMCA's Y Indian Guides and Princesses program....


Five tribes helped dedicate the Indian statue appearing on top of the Kansas Statehouse on Monday....


Outgoing Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura (I) on Monday appointed an Independent to the Senate seat vacated by the late Paul Wellstone (D)....


Voters in nine Maine communities are considering a non-binding referendum on a tribal casino today....


Ten New Mexico Pueblos generated $101 million in slot machine revenue this past quarter, The Albuquerque Journal reports....


Federal and tribal authorities have broken up a bootlegging ring on the Hopi Reservation in Arizona....


Federal prosecutors have charged a member of the Yavapai-Apache Nation of Arizona with growing marijuana at her home....


A member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota will perform a Lakota ceremony at the 20-year anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C....


A federal judge in New Hampshire dismissed a discrimination lawsuit filed by Native American inmates, the AP reports....


The Department of Interior has released a report that backs fish over farms in the Klamath River basin....


Ken Chambers, elected chief of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, pleaded not guilty last Friday to two charges of trespassing and abuse of office....


Former Bureau of Indian Affairs deputy Wayne Smith tells all, or a good portion of it, in a Los Angeles Times investigation into a casino-related dispute that led to his firing....


The chairman of the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas has agreed to work with his opponents on a possible transfer of power, The San Antonio Express-News reports....


US District Judge Royce Lamberth has scheduled a hearing this afternoon in the Cobell litigation....


The Crow Tribe of Montana, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and a drilling company are taking public comments about a coalbed methane project on the Crow Reservation....