Tuesday, September 03, 2002

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The Ancient One was doomed from the start....

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A coalition of Pacific Northwest tribes and the federal government suffered a major setback last week in the long-running battle over the remains of a 9,000-year-old Native man....

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Idaho tribes score yet another victory in court, Indian Country awaits ruling on trust fund contempt, brutal murder shocks urban Natives in Canada, and tribal members run for Congress....


It's not American Idol, the popular television show that has made pop stars out of unknowns, but the Four Directions Talent Search is doing its part, organizers say....


Applications for graduate programs at the University of Arizona jumped nearly 20 percent this year....


A new member has joined the highest court of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma....


A delegation from the Sokaogon Ojibwe Tribe of Wisconsin met with the company that wants to build a mine near its reservation....


Secretary of Interior Gale Norton will announce the names of new National Indian Gaming Commission members, a spokesperson said....


An Alaska Native village corporation has sold 4,247 acres of land to the federal government....


Tribal and county officials in Washington are wondering what to do about a compost dump operating on individual Indian land....


Only three people are known to speak the Tututni language....


Teachers on First Nations reserves in Canada are paid thousands of dollars less than their counterparts....


The Maine Casino Task Force is scheduled to start work today on a study of gaming in the state....


Federal policies contributed to the abandonment of farms on the Crow Reservation, a study of elder history has found....


Mud is frequently hurled in political campaigns, but this time it's old sewage being thrown in front of Ed McGaa, a candidate for U.S....


A critical piece of the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in Colorado is in limbo....


The Bois Forte Ojibwe Tribe of Minnesota is administering a project to create an Internet database of wild rice....


A Canadian man accused of killing an 11-year-old boy is being held in custody until October 3....


"Arrogant Republican legislators who never pass up a chance to bedevil the state's five Indian tribes have lost another court battle....


Indian gaming has failed, The Wall Street Journal writes in another editorial on the subject....


Yaqui children in Arizona no longer have anyone to teach them their language, thanks to the No Child Left Behind Act....