Wednesday, June 04, 2003

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The US Supreme Court is weighing a number of controversial topics as it wraps up its annual term....


Members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana attended a public meeting Tuesday night to defend the tribal takeover of the National Bison Range....


The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is recommending William Rodgers Jr., a University of Washington Law School, be appointed special master in an Everglades cleanup suit being heard in federal court....


The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe, both of Wyoming, have asked the Bureau of Land Management to close off an area used for hunting, medicine gathering and ceremonies to energy development....


More than half of the voters from the Innu First Nation of Labrador have signed a petition against their chief and band council....


First Nations leaders in Canada are battling legislation that seeks to change how they govern themselves....


The May 24 Cherokee Nation election that resulted in the re-election of chief Chad Smith are being challenged by the three losing candidates....


A White Earth tribal judge heard oral arguments on Tuesday in a dispute between the White Earth Tribal and Community College and the tribal council....


The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan broke ground last Thursday on a inpatient substance abuse treatment center....


Two California lawmakers and a union-sponsored organization are accusing the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of harassing pro-union workers....


The House canceled a vote on a bill to ban Internet gambling due to lack of support....


Rhode Island Governor Donald Carcieri visited the Narragansett Reservation on Tuesday, the first visit by a state governor to the tribe's lands in 20 years....


The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma is suing New York Governor George Pataki (R) over his refusal to recognize the tribe's historical and legal ties to the state....


Wanna be in Rick "Ricky" Schroder's film about a the life of a young Indian boxer as he makes his way to the Olympics while dealing with his own heritage and relationships? Schroder, of "Silver Spoons" and "NYPD Blue" fame, is directing "Black Cloud" at various locations on the Navajo Nation....


The National Park Service is sending 16 officials to the 5th World Park Congress in Durban, South Africa, this September, Al Kamen of The Washington Post reports....


In case you missed last week's "Now With Bill Moyers," you can read a transcript of the show on Deputy Interior Secretary J....


Rick Lupe, a fuels specialist for the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona, remains in stable but critical condition at the Arizona Burn Unit in Phoenix the tribe reported on Tuesday....


The Bureau of Indian Affairs' only office in New York is shutting down, The Syracuse Post-Standard reports....


Associate Interior Deputy Secretary Jim Cason will take the stand today to testify in the Indian trust fund trial....


The 19 Pueblo governors in New Mexico plan to ask President Bush to halt the reorganization of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Office of Special Trustee, The Albuquerque Journal reports....


Fort Robinson State Park in Nebraska will hold a ceremony this weekend to commemorate the Cheyenne Outbreak of 1879....