Wednesday, May 08, 2002

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A Republican lawmaker who has been critical of law enforcement failures at the FBI on Tuesday urged Secretary of Interior Gale Norton to correct gaffes within her department's sprawling police force....

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Law Enforcement Services will add three names to its police officer's memorial at a ceremony in New Mexico tomorrow....

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The slot machines may have been carted away but the Wyandotte Nation hasn't given up plans to open up a casino in Kansas....

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The current leadership of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma was kicked out of office on Tuesday by a court decision restoring ousted Principal Chief Jerry Haney to power....


The school board of Navajo Preparatory in New Mexico fired executive director Karen Dixon-Blazer on Tuesday....


Enron the Sequel took a hold of Congress, the White House and California on Tuesday as lawmakers, President Bush and politicians reacted to apparent market-gouging by the bankrupt company....


Regina Schrambling of The New York Times eats at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut and loves it, according to her review of the establishment's new eateries....


The Department of Justice submitted two legal briefs to the Supreme Court asserting the rights of U.S....


Research published in today's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that breast feeding is tied to high IQs in adults....


The House is voting today on President Bush's recommendation to store up to 77,000 tons of highly radioactive nuclear waste on traditional Shoshone land in Nevada....


Former Secretary of Interior Bruce Babbitt is sounding like his successor these days as he pushes for a controversial 3,000-acre home development in southern California....


A federal judge has approved an agreement between the federal government and a homebuilders association that dissolves critical habitats for 19 species of salmon....


In an editorial today, The Farmington Daily-Times says New Mexico authorities should continue prosecuting a man convicted of murdering a Navajo woman for other crimes, including the death of a Navajo man....


Officials in New Mexico are treating the discovery of four sets of human remains as an ancient burial site....


The White House and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on Tuesday defended Army head Thomas E....


Bureau of Indian Affairs firefighters and a county crew are battling a 70-acre fire in New Mexico just miles from a Navajo Nation school....


Navajo Nation President Kelsey Begaye is calling on a school in Utah to get rid of its mascot, saying the name "Red Devils" is offensive to Native Americans....


A member of Jicarilla Apache Nation of New Mexico is charged with two counts of child abuse for allegedly leaving her 5-year-old-son alone in the middle of a busy interstate....


Secretary of Interior Gale Norton has established a task force to review her department's law enforcement and recommend changes....


A Native ceremony will be held on Friday when the state of Oklahoma adds the names of fallen officers to its Law Enforcement Memorial....


Judith Knight-Frank, chief of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado, has been indicted on 11 federal felony charges....


Supporters of Ken Chambers and his administration locked themselves in Seminole Nation headquarters in Oklahoma on Tuesday in response to a court decision putting ousted Chief Jerry Haney in control of the tribe....


Members of the Eastern Pequot Tribe were told by a political candidate seeking their vote on Tuesday that he opposes their bid for federal recognition....