Wednesday, November 06, 2002

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A million-dollar campaign launched by two Idaho tribes appears to have paid off at the polls, with Proposition 1 to expand Indian gaming headed for passage....

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The Bush administration has proposed legislation to upend the Indian trust fund lawsuit by limiting the rights of individual account holders....


John McCoy, a member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, won his run for the state House on Tuesday....


The Maidu Tribe of California is near an agreement with a local county over a casino deal, The Appeal-Democrat reports....


Three fires on the Navajo Nation in Shiprock, New Mexico, were deliberately set, The Farmington Daily-Times reports....


In an editorial today, The New London Day tentatively supports the goals and vision of Michael J....


An NCAA panel's recommendations on the use of Indians as mascots is being opposed, The Grand Forks Herald reports....


The Suquamish Tribe has agreed to a land swap with the state and a conservation organization that will allow tribal members access to shellfish....


A member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma reversed his earlier not guilty plea of federal bribery charges....


"I've been away from Oklahoma for 24 years....


John Herrington, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, will become the first American Indian in space when the Space Shuttle Endeavour is launched this coming Monday....


The Crow Tribe of Montana holds an election for chairman this Saturday....


Voters of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota went to the polls on Tuesday in a re-enactment of a primary that was held in October....


Harvey Pitt, embattled chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, resigned Tuesday night....


South Dakota Governor Bill Janklow (R) defeated Democratic challenger Stephanie Herseth for the state's sole U.S....


Two members of Oklahoma tribe's are headed to Congress....


Republican control of the Senate returns chairmanships of legislative committees back to the controlling party....


The battle between incumbent Senator Tim Johnson (D) and Republican John Thune (R) is too close to call, media outlets are reporting....


The Farmington Daily-Times is calling the Navajo Nation presidential race for challenger Joe Shirley Jr....


Senator Frank Murkowski (R) defeated Lieutenant Governor Fran Ulmer for governor of Alaska on Tuesday....


Two gaming measures in Arizona were defeated at the polls on Tuesday with a third barely hanging on to victory....


Federal agencies look to the Department of Interior for advice about human remains and other archaeological finds....


Secretary of Interior Gale Norton is "ignoring" an anonymous memo calling for an investigation into one of her aides, a spokesperson told The Denver Post....


A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Secretary of Interior Gale Norton to show cause why she should not be held in contempt for her handling of manatees....


The Bureau of Indian Affairs plans to mediate a leadership dispute within the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas, a spokesperson said....


The Chippewa-Cree Tribe of Montana held an election on Tuesday....