Tuesday, October 01, 2002

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The number of American Indians and Alaska Natives without insurance has increased over the past three years, the U.S....

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The Supreme Court's October 2002 term begins next Monday with a lot of fanfare....

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A federal judge on Monday ordered the Bush administration to pay legal fees to a court investigator whose reports were used to help find Secretary of Interior Gale Norton of contempt....


"In some circles, the case of “Obesity vs....


Phil Cochran: "Interior Secretary Gale A....


The official period to challenge the recent federal recognition of the historic Eastern Pequot Tribe of Connecticut ended on Monday....


Navajo Nation police in Arizona helped capture a man suspected in a string of violent crimes....


A project at the University of Montana connects Native students with careers in journalism....


The Department of Interior plans to flood the Grand Canyon next year in hopes of saving native species of fish....


The second session of the 37th Parliament of Canada began on Monday with the infamous "Speech from the Throne." Delivered by Gov....


Creating 100,000 jobs by 2008 is a worthy goal but there there are critical issues to address in Indian Country, The Sioux Falls Argus Leader says in an editorial today....


A development company says it will consult with the Tongva Nation of California on a burial site that has halted work on a gated home community....


The Cherokee Nation and the state of Oklahoma signed a compact to share revenues from the proceeds of car tags....


Yanomami tribal groups in Brazil are waging a campaign against the presence of the army in their territory....


Senator Robert Torricelli (D-New Jersey) ended his re-election bid on Monday....


An independent study commissioned by The Arizona Republic claims the state's 17 tribal casinos generate nearly $1 billion in revenue for their communities....


The number of dead fish in the Klamath River in northern California appears to be dropping....


"In August, a federal court ruled that the scientists have the right to study the bones....


The Department of Interior's expected appeal of the Kennewick Man decision has yet to come....


A judge in Alaska ruled that the state's rural justice system does not discriminate against Alaska Natives....


Sandia Pueblo of New Mexico is seeking additional changes to a bill that settles its outstanding land claim....


An independent federal agency that investigates whistle blower complaints has ordered Secretary of Interior Gale Norton to report on alleged abuse of authority involving a controversial land swap....


California Governor Gray Davis (D) on Monday vetoed legislation to allow greater protection of sacred sites....


Jodi Rave of The Lincoln Journal Star, a Lee Enterprises newspapers, continues her series on the Indian trust fund and its problems....


Navajo Nation representatives are taking a strong stance against the Department of Interior on Indian trust reform....


The interim president of the University of Minnesota recommends continued involvement in a controversial telescope project build on a sacred mountain....