Friday, August 02, 2002

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Is it Friday already? That means it's time for the weekly list of the movers and shakers in Indian Country and beyond....

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Carrie Dann has spent most of her adult life fighting a government that denies her rights exist....

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The leaders of two neighboring tribes clashed at a bitter Senate hearing on Thursday, the latest chapter in a century-old dispute over land, natural resource and other rights in northern California....


The chief executive of Cook Inlet Region Inc., an Alaska Native regional corporation, was given a contract extension on Thursday despite some opposition....


Pope John Paul II wrapped up his three-country, 11-day trip to the Americas on Thursday....


Connecticut Citizens Against Casinos, an anti-casino group, is asking citizens to tell their government representatives to say no to tribal casinos....


A man claiming to be a Mohegan chief plans to fight a $19,000 fine imposed by a Connecticut city....


Adam Beach stars in "Skinwalkers," a Robert Redford project based on author Tony Hillerman's Navajo detective sagas....


Nebraska State Senator DiAnna Schimek introduced a constitutional amendment on Thursday to allow Indian gaming....


One General Accounting Office study on federal recognition wasn't enough for one Connecticut paper....


The Minnesota Department of Health estimates that more than 9 percent of Native American children are uninsured....


A federal judge has denied American Indian Movement activist and actor Russell Means a spot on New Mexico's ballot for governor....


A group of northern California casino card clubs and religious charities are appealing a ruling which upheld the validity of tribal gaming agreements....


A fire in Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado continues to grow....


Tribal elections are always filled with drama so it should be fitting that the one for the Navajo Nation, the largest tribe, has lots of it....


The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Thursday held a hearing on issues facing Native youth....


The White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona said it will sue a white woman who started a fire on the Fort Apache Reservation....


The Sioux Falls Leader in an editorial today praises a bill that seeks to increase protection of sacred sites....


The state of Oklahoma has enlisted the University of Oklahoma to find out if huge piles of mine waste can be safely used for highway construction....


The Department of Interior won't extend a public comment period affecting an Alaska oil pipeline....


The Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribe of Minnesota is seeking federal recognition....


Two Pueblos in northern New Mexico would be restored almost 4,500 acres of federal land under a bill under consideration in Congress....


The Burnt Church First Nation of New Brunswick has finalized a fishing agreement with the Canadian government....