Tuesday, June 04, 2002

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The state of Wisconsin's long-running battle against tribal sovereignty hit a roadblock on Monday thanks to the Supreme Court....

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The Court finds that the United States violated the most fundamental fiduciary duties of care, loyalty and candor....

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The Supreme Court took its second Indian law dispute of the term on Monday, agreeing to consider whether the Navajo Nation is owed as much as $600 million for a federally-approved coal mining lease whose provisions were unfavorable to the tribe....


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A joint Senate-House commission begins a closed-door investigation today into intelligence failures pre-September 11....


The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by the state of Texas in a death penalty case....


Nebraska's tribes could operate Class III games if a group of 90 communities have their way this November....


Arizona Governor Jane Hull opposes a casino gaming initiative being pushed by Colorado River Indian Tribes....


The Utah Museum of Natural History has received money to complete a project restoring ancient Puebloan pottery....


A land dispute dating back at least 50 years pits an Indian community in rural Mexico against a mixed-race one....


Anyone who wishes to practice law in New Mexico will have to know about tribal sovereignty....


Income on Minnesota reservations with casinos grew fastest during the 1990s, according to the U.S....


Details are sketchy but a version of a controversial book questioning the heritage of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut might be headed for a television or movie screen....


The White House on Monday allowed a Senate committee to view documents collected in response to an ongoing investigation into the Bush administration's contacts with failed energy company Enron....


A bronze statue of an Indian warrior will be raised to the top of the Oklahoma state capitol this Friday....


The 22nd annual Indian Town Hall begins in Arizona today....


Wanting to know which tribes, and their friends (or enemies as the case may be), are vying for a chance to open one of three casinos in the Catskills region of New York? Steve Israel of The Middletown Times Herald-Record has a run-down for you....


The Tohono O'odham Nation is again lobbying for a bill that would ensure US citizenship for all tribal members....


Democrat voters in a New Mexico county go to the polls today in a primary pitting two Navajo tribal members against each other....


The Menominee Nation of Wisconsin will seek to take control of its water resources, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports today....


A New Mexico man on Monday admitted to killing a Navajo teen but said he was drunk and confused at the time....


Two South Dakota teens were turned over to the state corrections department last month after admitting to shooting a gun at members of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe girls basketball team....


Voters of Osage Nation of Oklahoma ousted longtime Chief Charles Tillman in a close election on Monday....


Four oil companies bid a total of $63.8 million for oil and gas leases in Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, the Bureau of Land Management announced Monday....