Thursday, April 04, 2002

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A number of FBI employees with a high-level of security have failed an initial round of polygraph tests, FBI officials acknowledged on Wednesday....

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US District Judge Royce Lamberth wants the court official whose reports formed the basis of the Bush administration's contempt trial to keep investigating the Department of Interior for another year....

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Attorneys for Leonard Peltier gave Indianz.Com a shoutout in the lawsuit they filed today accusing former FBI director Louis J....

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A Department of Interior manager who was reassigned to a top-level position in Washington, D.C., after a court official questioned his role in trust reform may be punished for his personal "attacks," a federal judge has said....


A group of members of the St....


The University of Nebraska at Omaha is hosting the fourth annual Inter-Tribal Student Council Pow Wow this weekend....


The Jacobson House Native Art Center in Norman, Oklahoma, is hosting a traveling exhibit featuring the drawings of Minniconjou Sioux Chief White Bull....


The energy industry lobbied the Clinton administration to issue an executive order to speed up review of power plants and development on federal lands but the request was rejected....


Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham on Wednesday said the United States needs to reduce its dependence on oil from the Middle East and drill more federal lands....


The faculty of the University of North Dakota law school last month passed a resolution opposing the school's "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo....


Cook Inlet Region Inc, an Alaska Native corporation, has asked the Nevada Gaming Control Board for a waiver to ensure stockholders get paid for a casino venture....


The Federal Communications Commission is refunding $2.8 billion in down payments to several telecommunications companies who bought wireless licenses in a disputed auction that has reached the Supreme Court....


A gaming company has agreed to pay a Rhode Island $50,000 up front and $25,000 every quarter for hosting the Narragansett Tribe's proposed casino....


The Sacagawea golden dollar coins have proven popular with collectors but not with the public so the U.S....


In this week's issue of Nature, the science journal's editors are disavowing a controversial study which claimed genetically modified corn has infiltrated Mexico....


Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge on Wednesday said he will meet with two Congressional committees but reiterated the Bush administration's position that he won't formally testify....


The National High School Finals Rodeo will take place in in Farmington, New Mexico, next year and and will include a special focus on tribes....


The Clinton and Bush administrations are criticized in a report being released today about the United States' role in the treaty making process....


American Indian students have the highest dropout rate in the state of Montana, the Office of Public Instruction says in a recent report....


A federal judge has agreed to let a lawsuit challenging an initial reservation for the Pokagon Potawatomi Tribe of Michigan....


The Native American Bank of Montana is planning on establishing another branch this summer....


In an editorial today, The Farmington Daily-Times says the Navajo Nation's consumer protection law has "backfired" because tribal members are being singled out based on race....


"An axiom of protecting America's natural heritage is that a win is only temporary, but a loss is forever. Nowhere is this more true than open pit mines--immensely damaging projects that leave toxic scars on the public's land and cleanup liabilities with the taxpayers....


In an editorial today, The New York Times criticizes Secretary of Interior Gale Norton for scuttling long-standing national policy to curry favor with local interests....


Supporters of gaming on Nebraska's reservations expressed shock and disbelief at the rejection of a proposed constitutional amendment by the Legislature on Wednesday....


The Department of Interior says 85 percent of its computer systems are back up and running but this doesn't include the Bureau of Indian Affairs or of the Office of the Special Trustee....


The controversy over the status of the Seminole Freedmen is discussed in The Chicago Tribune today....


The Bureau of Indian Affairs in North Dakota is being told to find out why Standing Rock Sioux tribal officials allegedly gave out $7.4 million in personal loans from a settlement fund....


Two meetings to address coalbed methane development in Montana are being held today on the Northern Cheyenne and Crow reservations....