Thursday, November 07, 2002

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A quarterly report Secretary of Interior Gale Norton submitted to a federal judge was excised of negative comments about a trust fund computer system, according to a comparison of court documents....

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Next week, tribal leaders will meet for the 59th annual convention of the National Congress of American Indians....

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Indian voters in South Dakota helped Senator Tim Johnson (D) win a narrow election night victory, according to a county-by-county analysis of the results....


Candice Miller, newly elected Republican member of Congress, says she will support a proposed tribal casino in Michigan....


A rally is planned in support a proposed casino by the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe of Connecticut....


"I empathize with Sam Libby who speaks of the exclusivity that exists within the Pequot Nation in his letter, “Tribal exclusivity due to plain greed,” Oct....


Michael Thomas, newly elected chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, is meeting meeting with leaders of three towns who have been hostile to casino development, land-into-trust and federal recognition....


The Indian Studies program at the University of North Dakota is celebrating 25 years of existence....


Voters of a Wisconsin city voted 64 percent against a proposed casino by the Ho-Chunk Nation....


Nine Maine communities asked residents on Tuesday to consider hosting a tribal casino....


Senator Frank Murkowski (R), newly elected governor of Alaska, isn't talking about who will replace him in Congress....


The Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas hopes to educate the public that it is not extinct....


Rickey Armstrong is the new president of the Seneca Nation of New York....


The results of Tuesday's primary on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota were largely the same as the first one held in October....


House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt (D-Missouri) plans to announce today he will not seek the House leadership post again....


From judicial appointments to homeland security to the war on Iraq, Republicans in Congress are promising big changes now that they are back in control of the House and Senate....


The Bush administration has proposed new regulations to shield Secretary of Interior Gale Norton....


Republicans in South Dakota challenged the vote count on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation but were turned down by a judge, The Sioux Falls Argus Leader reports....


"I’m in the midst of an epiphany....


A $20 million tribal gaming campaign was narrowly approved by Arizona voters, the Associated Press reports....


A rival faction of the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas denied employment to an oil executive accused of embezzling funds in his native Mexico, according to news accounts....


"It took 10 years, but on Tuesday Idahoans finally made good on the promise to boost the economic prospects of our American Indian citizens....


A member of the Turtle Mountain Ojibwe Tribe of North Dakota who was reported missing by his family has been found dead....


The Osage Nation of Oklahoma has signed a drilling agreement to develop 212,000 acres of the tribe's mineral estate....


Tex Hall has been re-elected chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Associated Press reports....


The Farmington Daily-Times publishes final results of the Navajo Nation's November 5 general election....