Thursday, October 10, 2002

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A Native American "holy man" who is not a member of a federally recognized tribe can keep two bears at his Pennsylvania home for religious reasons, a federal judge recently ruled....

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After 2,800 miles and lots of hard work, the first ever Sovereignty Run ended this week in Washington, D.C....

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South Dakota Governor Bill Janklow (R) sued the Bush administration on Tuesday to dispute a tribal road tax and an Indian hiring program....


The University of Oklahoma School of Dance is honoring five Native ballerinas....


The Queen of England was greeted with a protest during her visit to Winnipeg, Manitoba....


The Heiltsuk First Nation of British Columbia is suing the provincial government over two fish farms located on traditional tribal land....


After coming into office opposing the expansion of Indian gaming, Wisconsin Governor Scott McCallum (R) is now willing to compromise amid sagging ratings and a booming budget bust....


Two former policemen in Connecticut have made a number of allegations against casino officials who work for the Mashantucket Tribal Nation....


A new ad by the Colorado River Indian Tribes of Arizona attacks a gaming initiative by another group of tribes....


A group of 11 towns in Connecticut voted on Wednesday to support the state's appeal of the federal recognition of the Eastern Pequot Tribe....


A Republican inquiry into the gifts the Clinton family received during President Bill Clinton's term of office shows previously unreported items....


Workers in Kansas hope to have a two-ton statue of an Indian atop the statehouse today....


The Navajo Nation is holding two more hearings to address the use of a 3-percent sales tax....


Navajo Nation presidential candidate Joe Shirley and running mate Frank Dayish are promising a pro-business, industry friendly tribal government....


A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Census Bureau to release adjusted data for every jurisdiction in the country....


The Department of Defense on Wednesday released more details about secret biological weapons tests performed during the Cold War....


Fleeing from persecution in Mexico in the late 1800s, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona has come a long way from its impoverished roots....


"The Turtle Mountain Tribal Court ruled Oct....


A Michigan minister has incorporated a nonprofit organization under the name "Redskins" in an attempt to stop its use by others....


Longtime Mashantucket Pequot chairman Kenneth M....


Representative Dennis Moore (D-Kansas) introduced a bill to settle an Oklahoma tribe's land claim for a casino in Kansas....


A federal judge on Wednesday heard oral arguments in dispute over land the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island wants to use for elder housing....


Columbus Day in Colorado was started because Italians needed a self-esteem boost, recent history shows....


Gerald Slater, founder of the Salish-Kootenai Tribal College in Montana, died on Monday after battling cancer....


Federal legislation to settle tribal water rights in Arizona will allow construction of a $125 million pumping station and pipeline to be used by Peabody Coal....


The FBI misused its police powers in connection with a secret counterterrorism court that was headed by U.S....