Wednesday, March 27, 2002

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The federal government can evict a group of elderly residents from a public housing project because family members or guests were found in possession of drugs, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday....

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It appears the United States is finally taking action to correct the dismal removal policy that forced dozens of tribes to move out West in the name of progress....

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The Bush administration has asked the Supreme Court to overturn a landmark $600 million trust fund claim won by the Navajo Nation for fear other tribes will file similar challenges....


The Bureau of Indian Affairs needs to review all of its pending federal recognition decisions, Sen....


The United States will be resettling 1,000 members of a Vietnamese tribe after talks to return them to their original homeland failed....


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A hotel chain which entered into a consent agreement in a discrimination case has withdrawn its request for early termination....


Some say it is ugly and too complex but a proposal to change Minnesota's flag was rejected by a legislative panel on Tuesday....


A Minnesota tribe on Tuesday questioned the city of Detroit's new casino deals, saying they could be in violation of court orders....


Efforts by the Narragansett Tribe failed to dissuade a legislative panel in Rhode Island from voting Tuesday night to approve a casino study....


The Gila River Tribe is taking a wait and see approach before it resubmits its once-heralded proposal for a $350 million Arizona Cardinals football stadium....


A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld stringent clean air standards finalized during the Clinton administration....


The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are helping plan a United Nations event set to take place in Connecticut in July 2003....


Three Connecticut towns whose only claim to victory in a land-into-trust case was the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation's withdrawal of its request want $1.2 million in legal funds reimbursed....


President Bush did not ask Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo to consider clemency for an imprisoned American convicted of aiding a terrorist group, a White House spokesperson said on Tuesday....


The Bureau of Indian Affairs has taken the lead in investigating the cause of fires on the Mescalero Apache Reservation and surrounding areas....


Tribal leaders aren't the only group snubbed by the Bush administration as shown by the development of the president's national energy policy....


Thirteen Alaska tribes have joined with 22 First Nations in Canada to work together on a proposed natural gas pipeline....


Alaska Native corporations are bankrolling a voter initiative drive on subsistence but state legislators are questioning whether it will have an effect....


A county in Montana plans to challenge a federal judge's ruling that its voting system discriminates against Native Americans, saying the government is to blame....


A federal civil rights lawsuit has been filed on behalf of three members of the Yankton Sioux Tribe over the way a school district chooses its board members....


Athabaskan elder Doris Charles died in Fairbanks on Monday after a long battle with cancer....


Native Americans make up 6 percent of HIV/AIDS cases in the state of New Mexico, a figure health experts fear will rise....


The federal government has completed negotiations to settle the water rights of several Arizona tribes, the Associated Press reports....


Elouise Cobell, lead plaintiff in the Individual Indian Money (IIM) class action, was the keynote speaker at a symposium that took place on Tuesday at Gonzaga Law School in Washington....


A federal judge has ordered the Bureau of Indian Affairs to pay $3.1 million for the death of a man who died on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana....