Wednesday, September 11, 2002

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Tribes have ended talks with the Bush administration over a critical aspect of trust reform, citing resistance of government officials worried about litigation stemming from a century of Indian money mismanagement....

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A non-Indian company with close ties to the $12.7 billion tribal gaming industry lost a court battle this week over the future of its controversial casino games....


The Nooksack Tribe of Washington has ordered a dump operating on individual Indian land to shut down....


Only three people spoke at a hearing on a $500 million casino project in the Catskills region of New York, The Middletown Times Herald-Record reports today....


The Northern Navajo Fair's upcoming parade in Shiprock, New Mexico, might not take place in Shiprock....


Supporters of expanded gaming in Nebraska on Tuesday said they planned to fight a court ruling that removed their video slot initiative from the upcoming November ballot....


A California tribe has voted to shut down a motorcross racing track built on its reservation but the company involved said the action doesn't mean anything....


During a roundtable discussion with regional reporters on Tuesday, Secretary of Interior Gale Norton dismissed a proposal for citizens to oversee the trans-Alaska oil pipeline....


A member of the Oglala Lakota Tribe lost the Green Party's nomination to a Senate seat in Minnesota....


A federal judge on Tuesday heard testimony from a Lumbee woman seeking the right to participate in the Miss America pageant....


Connecticut's two senators on Tuesday introduced a rider to the Department of Interior budget bill to halt all federal recognition decisions until the process is reformed....


The Bush administration put the nation on "high alert" on Tuesday for the first time, citing potential terrorist attacks on U.S....


Navajo Nation President Kelsey Begaye got less than half the votes of his main challenger, according to primary results reported by The Farmington Daily-Times....


A Canadian man faces hate crime charges for allegedly killing a 24-year-old Native woman....


Three Oregon men apologized on Tuesday to the Klamath Tribes for a racially-motivated shooting that occurred at the height of Indian and non-Indian tensions over scarce water resources....


A federal appeals court on Tuesday halted a decision to take land into trust for a California tribe....


A New Mexico man has pleaded guilty to selling eagle feathers and sacred Indian artifacts....


A 2,800-mile cross-country run to raise awareness of tribal sovereignty begins today on the Quinault Reservation in Washington....


Shares in a casino game company who lost a challenge against federal Indian gaming regulators were down about 5 percent at mid-day....


Sandia Pueblo in New Mexico has purchased a key piece of its ancestral territory....


The Helena Independent Record of Montana asked the state's tribal and Indian leaders for their thoughts on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks....


A New Mexico man convicted of murdering a Navajo woman and facing a trial for the death of a Navajo man has slowed down proceedings in yet another murder case....