Wednesday, July 03, 2002

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A casino company with close ties to the $10 billion Indian gaming industry launched a last-ditch effort on Tuesday to speed up resolution of a dispute that has sent investors fleeing....

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Nearly 300 Navajo tribal members on Tuesday voiced overwhelming support for a lawsuit seeking to bring accountability to the management of their trust funds....


The Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma is suing the state of Missouri, alleging disturbance of burial grounds....


"Indian gaming provides jobs and many other opportunities for tribal members....


"The comments of each of the 2nd District's elected federal officials regarding the recent BIA recognition of an Indian tribe in North Stonington would be laughable if the potential consequences to the region were not so dire....


"In Washington, I stay apprised of Connecticut news through the Internet and online newspapers....


State and local officials in Connecticut met on Tuesday to discuss an appeal of the federal recognition of the Eastern Pequot Tribe....


Navajo Nation official will address drought and wildlife concerns at a two-day symposium next week....


Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas has a new museum and is planning to use the Internet to bring its collections to life....


Rural schools in Alaska can be forced under President Bush's education reform act to transport students from rural villages to far away schools....


The Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma is trying to prevent a tribal member from passing herself off as principal chief....


Solicitor General Ted Olson has taken an unusual role in coordinating a board array of federal cases affecting the war on terrorism....


Authorities have yet to determine the cause of death for a Kansas man who was on a vision quest....


The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma has purchased a 4,300-acre ranch, doubling its land holdings....


Army forces expecting to defeat Plains Indian tribes in 1876 found out right away how wrong they were....


A six-year-old girl whose father is charged with her murder was the subject of a tribal investigation into foster care abuse, The Daily Oklahoman reports today....


A reporter for the Fort Peck tribal newspaper in Montana drowned in the Missouri River....


Assistant Secretary Neal McCaleb: "The economy of Arizona's White Mountain Apache Indian tribe is directly linked to the harvest of timber. Sadly, the fires that have swept across Arizona now imperil this economy....


A federal grand jury in Arizona indicted an Apache tribal member on Tuesday for allegedly starting a fire that has strained racial tensions....


Assistant Secretary Neal McCaleb will meet with Navajo Nation officials and tribal members today....


Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne signs an agreement today affirming tribal sovereignty....