Tuesday, July 01, 2003

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The federal judge overseeing the Indian trust suggested on Tuesday that the Bush administration was playing word games in order to avoid fulfilling its responsibilities to account holders....

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On the stand for his fourth day of testimony in the Cobell trial, special trustee Ross Swimmer on Monday admitted that none of the trust reform initiatives he proposed during the Reagan administration were successful....


The former housing director for the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is the target of a federal embezzling probe, the Associated Press reports....


The Shinnecock Nation of New York broke ground on a casino in the Hamptons despite a restraining order filed against tribal leaders by the state attorney general....


Two California tribes are asking a federal appeals court to reinstate their gaming compact lawsuit....


The Department of Defense has wrapped up its investigation of the use of chemical or biological agents on service members....


A Georgia man charged with molesting children asked a federal judge on Monday to be handed over to the United Nuwaubian Nation of Moors, claiming he is chief of the Cherokee group....


The state of Florida ordered a company that sells insurance to tribal members to stop doing business because it doesn't have a license....


Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation, has invested $3.75 million in a blood plasma company....


The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is seeking federal regulatory approval to acquire a bank....


The Wisconsin Supreme Court has assigned a reserve judge to determine whether it will hear a challenge to a new Indian gaming compact or send the dispute to a lower court....


The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho is holding a ceremony today for a new emergency shelter for abused and neglected children....


Donna Wendzillo and her family share a common interest in running the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska....


The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin is asking Governor Jim Doyle (D) to reject several provisions of the state's budget....


A bronze statute to Sacajawea / Sacagawea / Sakakawea, the Indian woman who joined the Lewis and Clark expedition, was dedicated on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming last Thursday....


Zuni Pueblo has filed comments with the state of New Mexico, protesting the drilling of monitoring water wells near the sacred Zuni Lake....


The Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming hosted a reunion last week for all Shoshone-speaking tribes, drawing attendants from as far away as Mexico for cultural activities....


The Bureau of Indian Affairs is holding three meetings to discuss the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act for Indian Country....


The Bureau of Indian Affairs on Monday published notice of a land-into-trust acquisition for the Elk Valley Rancheria of California....


The Oklahoma City Indian Clinic is holding a 10-week clinic to teach Indian youth about healthy eating....