Monday, September 09, 2002

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The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma last week said it opened a probe into allegations of financial mismanagement amid a bitter leadership dispute and cash-flow problems....

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Enforcement of drug laws on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota violates tribal sovereignty, a family whose industrial hemp crop has been targeted for destruction argued recently in court papers....


The Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council is co-sponsoring a legislative forum in November to focus on issues affecting tribal and urban Indian communities....


The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a wetlands permit to the Muckleshoot Tribe of Washington....


An Alaska Native regional corporation hopes to finalize a $2.5 billion defense contract....


A dissident group of Cawtaba tribal members elected new leaders on Saturday....


A federal appeals court on Friday refused to halt a special election for a Native-heavy voting district in Montana....


Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo.), Northern Cheyenne tribal member, visited AIDS victims in Africa with a contingent of Senate Democrats during the August recess....


Joy Shockley is one of many Native students entering college this year. Her choice just happens to be on the other side of the country....


The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma has started an investigation of the activities of its disputed former chief....


Six Native American veterans are walking across the country to draw attention to veterans issues....


The Army Corps of Engineers is holding a public hearing on Thursday over a highway project that would affect wetlands near Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas....


"Environmentalists want legislation that will keep this part of North Dakota as it is, and I agree with them. It doesn't take long to destroy this kind of wild beauty....


Police in Wisconsin are still trying to find a sacred eagle feather bustle thieves took from a priest whose home was also burned....


The Navajo Nation holds primary elections for president tomorrow....


A member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina arrived at the Miss America pageant over the weekend amid questions over her status in the competition....


Momentum is building to restore the population of the rare mountain goat, an animal revered by the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe of Washington....


The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho is hosting its annual pipe ceremony to mark one of the battles of the Nez Perce War of 1877....


Members of the Lummi Nation of Washington finished their cross-country journey in honor of the September 11 terrorist attacks....


"Really Stupid Stuff That Vexes Me: Federal Judge rules Kennewick Man is NOT Native American, but actually an ancestor of modern scientists. Therefore, the scientists get to further ravage, I mean study, the remains. I wrote about this last year sometime, I think....



Federal judge rules on Kennewick Man, Bush administration makes picks on Indian gaming, reports discuss jails and drug use, and court dismisses Oneida Nation land claim suits....


The Blackfeet Nation of Montana is participating in a program to restore swift fox to the reservation....