Tuesday, July 02, 2002

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The Department of Interior is coming under fire for accusing a court investigator who has uncovered Indian trust fund mismanagement of bias....

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Indianz.Com is declaring its independence from vague warnings of unsubstantiated terrorist chatter and is going on vacation this July 4 weekend! The holiday will extend to July 9, so those readers needing their daily Indian news fix will have to hold tight....

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The Bush administration is cutting cleanup funds for one of the worst toxic waste sites in the nation, according to a document made public on Monday, an action affecting members of an Oklahoma tribe....


Efforts to restore the sturgeon to the Great Lakes has helped revive a tradition of the Menominee Nation of Wisconsin....


A federal judge in New York on Monday ruled the federal death penalty unconstitutional....


A group of African-American farmers took over a Department of Agriculture office in Tennessee on Monday to protest inaction over delayed loan applications....


An anti-casino group in Nebraska plans to fight a proposed ballot initiative to expand gaming....


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The public has until October 1 to comment on the federal recognition petitions of two Nipmuc tribes in Massachusetts....


The New London Day of Connecticut discloses that the writer of a letter published in today's paper is the leader of an anti-Indian and anti-treaty rights group....


The Sioux Falls Argus Leader in an editorial today criticizes the state of South Dakota and the U.S....


"Even though I have lived in many parts of this country, I believed that the northern Plains was the "real" Indian country after all, North Dakota is my home....


Voters of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma elected council members on Saturday....


The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board on Monday held the first of three final hearings into a proposed nuclear waste facility on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation....


Peru's disgraced former intelligence minister, Vladimiro Montesinos, was sentenced to more than nine years in prison and fined $2.8 million on Monday....


Subsistence and sport fishermen are enjoying the best run of Western Alaska king and chum salmon in years....


The FBI continues to investigate the death of a tribal police officer on the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana....


A non-profit group plans to document 12 sites where Sioux warriors battled Army forces after the historic 1876 Battle at Little Bighorn....


Congressional and environmental critics on Monday accused the Bush administration of lying about its commitment to cleanup toxic waste sites across the nation....


Parts of Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado are closed due to threat of fire....


White Mountain Apache tribal members in Arizona are questioning why a white woman implicated in one of the largest fires in state history remains free....


National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Montie Deer asked a federal judge on Monday to delay court-ordered settlement talks over a controversial casino game....


Another deadline for one of Secretary of Interior Gale Norton's promises has come and gone....


Proposed Indian Offenses Court The Bureau of Indian Affairs seeks public comment on a final rule to create a Courts of Indian Offenses for the Santa Fe Indian School in New Mexico....


Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Monday threatened to have Congress resolve the Oneida Nation land claim if the sides can't agree on a settlement....