Wednesday, July 09, 2003

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Victor Rocha, proprietor of Pechanga.Net, is about to go under....

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A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down an Alaska municipality's ordinance that gave hiring preferences to members of federally recognized tribes....


It's she said, she said over in Caddo Nation country as the tribe prepares to go to the polls Saturday....


The National Park Service has settled a whistleblower complaint filed by a ranger who criticized hunting practices around Yellowstone National Park....


After releasing a rosy report that claimed progress was made in fixing national parks, the Bush administration told Congress on Tuesday that it can't estimate the repair and maintenance backlog....


The Wind River Tribal College on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming has been awarded $145,584 in grants as part of a nationwide study aimed at curbing binge drinking and violent behavior....


The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan has donated money to support arts and athletics programs at Central Michigan University....


The Little Shell Tribe of Montana has tentatively scheduled a new tribal council election for August 9....


The 52nd annual North American Indian Days will be held on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana this weekend....


The four tribes with treaty rights on the Columbia River are preparing for strong salmon runs....


The Navajo Nation's three airplanes are grounded while the tribal council looks for funding to make overdue repairs....


An Iowa couple asked a federal court to declare a four-acre parcel of land to be free form state and local jurisdiction, saying it is owned by the Little Shell Pembina Band of North America....


A divided DC Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday rejected Vice President Dick Cheney's bid to keep documents from the White House energy task force secret....


The vice chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona remains on leave pending resolution of his off-reservation legal problems....


Indian activists in South Dakota will hold a march today to support Bennett County's first Indian sheriff....


An Oglala Lakota activist whose brother was found dead near the border town of Whiteclay is suing the state of Nebraska to force an investigation into the unsolved deaths of as many at 50 men....


The state of South Dakota reburied the remains of Yankton Sioux ancestors uncovered at a recreation site along the Missouri River....


Cinda Hughes, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, is in the running for the Ms.Wheelchair America pageant....


Citizen Potawatomi Nation chairman John "Rocky" Barrett has fired two tribal lawyers over their handling of a politically-tinged criminal defamation case, The Daily Oklahoman reports....


The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals will hold a hearing July 24 to consider reopening the Meskwaki Tribe's casino....


US District Judge Royce Lamberth heard closing arguments in Trial 1.5 of the Indian trust fund trial on Tuesday....


A fire burning on Taos Pueblo land in New Mexico doubled in size to more than 3,300 acres, frustrating attempts to control the intense blaze....


The Army will release a report tomorrow on the March 23 ambush in Iraq that led to the death of Lori Piestewa, the Hopi tribal member who was the only US servicewoman to the die in the war, The Washington Times reports....


The Mississippi Band of Choctaws has been named a finalist in Harvard University's Honoring Nations Program for two programs that combat social problems....