Thursday, May 09, 2002

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The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a plan to store up to 77,000 tons of highly radioactive nuclear waste on traditional Shoshone land in Nevada....

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The same day a federal judge renewed an order barring the Department of Interior from moving trust fund records, Deputy Commissioner Sharon Blackwell told Bureau of Indian Affairs offices they could freely transfer documents belonging to 300,000 American Indians....

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A very special honor was bestowed yesterday upon Sen....

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A bill to extinguish all treaty rights in the state of Illinois drew opposition from tribal leaders and Democrats at a Congressional hearing on Wednesday....


Police in Connecticut have in custody a man accused of stealing more than $250,000 in casino chips from the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation....


The experience in the Bush administration must have soured him....


The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to allow a drilling company to explore for oil in a national monument in Colorado....


The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island will observe work at a site in Connecticut to ensure any uncovered artifacts are protected....


Yellowstone National Park will play host to Indian events over the weekend....


Erika Washee Stanley and Carlene Nofire-Morris are Students of the Year at Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas....


Plans by Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico to construct a large hotel are being questioned....


The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission held its annual meeting in Washington on Wednesday....


A bill that one tribal leader said was an attack on state-recognized tribes in Connecticut failed to pass the Legislature this session due to lack of commitment....


Three of four women arrested while protesting bison policies of the state of Montana have pleaded guilty....


The FBI came under fire on Wednesday for not following up on information Democratic Senators said might have prevented the September 11 terrorist attacks....


The Bush administration is opening public debate on a proposal to encourage same-sex public schools....


The Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma hasn't been approved to conduct gaming on certain trust lands, Assistant Secretary Neal McCaleb clarified in a Federal Register notice published on Wednesday....


A Colombian rebel group indicted in the U.S....


The Nevada Gaming Control Board is delaying a vote to allow shareholders of an Alaska Native corporation to take in profits from a casino....


The British Columbia Court of Appeal in February ruled that the Haida First Nation must be consulted prior to decisions affecting timber on Queen Charlotte Islands....


A Montana woman was given three years probation on Wednesday for her part in a prescription drug scheme at an Indian Health Service hospital on the Crow Reservation....


A federal jury in New Mexico acquitted former Acoma Pueblo Gov....


A nemesis of Navajo Nation President Kelsey Begaye was endorsed on Wednesday....


Shoshone-Bannock Nation Chairman Blaine Edmo defended himself on Wednesday from accusations by an Idaho county Sheriff....


There just might be enough highly radioactive nuclear waste in the country to make President Bush and the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe of Utah happy....


Two Alaska Native women are running for governor and lt....


An advisory panel to the U.S....


The Seminole Nation tribal office in Oklahoma is still being held by Ken Chambers and his supporters....


In an editorial today, The Sioux Falls Argus Leader calls for South Dakota and the rest of the nation to include Native American voters....