Tuesday, August 06, 2002

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A federal appeals court on Monday raised significant doubts about laws meant to protect bald and golden eagles but came no closer to resolving a thorny religious and cultural dispute it first addressed a year ago....

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There's something for everyone at a major economic development gathering being put together by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Assistant Secretary Neal McCaleb said on Monday....

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Four members of the Sioux Nation filed suit against South Dakota on Monday, charging the state with massive violations of Native voting rights....


A white woman who started a fire on the Fort Apache Reservation in Arizona has apologized to local residents in person....


Indian and tribal businesses might be benefiting from New York City's cigarette tax, the highest in the nation....


The Department of Energy is holding a public hearing in Washington tomorrow about largest nuclear waste cleanup project in the country....


Lawmakers are confused by the federal recognition process, according to Representative Rob Simmons (R-Conn.), who himself was baffled about the recent acknowledgment of the historic Eastern Pequot Tribe....


Lawmakers in Nebraska are being urged to vote for a constitutional amendment to allow up to nine tribally-operated casinos....


A man was killed this weekend on the Tulalip Reservation in Washington....


An Arizona couple is asking for $850,000 for a large, garish kachina statue some say is offensive to the Hopi Tribe....


"In some of the small, family-owned North Dakota and Minnesota restaurants and cafes, you can find excellent food and friendly people....


The Yakama Nation of Washington wants the federal government to install fish-passage facilities at a dam under construction....


An Alaska Native regional corporation wants to help the Fort Peck Tribes of Montana with a water pipeline project....


The Department of Justice's top investigator released a series of reports on Monday affirming woeful records-keeping practices....


The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation submitted a proposal to host a $350 million Arizona Cardinals football stadium but its chances of success are slim....


Tribal water rights account for 60 percent of the allocation in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico....


Oglala Lakota tribal member Ed McGaa officially kicked off his U.S....


The wife of an Alaska Native corporate executive who was killed in his home is recovering after a second round of surgery....


Alaska Natives have a 30 percent higher risk of dying from all cancers than whites, according to two recent reports....


A teenage member of the Turtle Mountain Ojibwe Tribe of North Dakota has been missing for more than three weeks....


The state of South Dakota has always ignored Native Americans, according to a plaintiff in a voting rights lawsuit filed on Monday....


A Kansas county is holding an informational forum about a land claim lawsuit filed by the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma....


A traditional First Nations chief is accusing his political opponents in British Columbia of currying to the white man....


The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and federal officials announced a $50 million home loan program for tribal members....