Wednesday, April 16, 2003

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Like most tribal casinos these days, the Comanche Nation's Red River Casino offers a variety of electronic gaming machines....

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Acting assistant secretary Aurene Martin, 37, miffed a few Pueblo governors in New Mexico when she skipped out of a recent meeting with them....

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Tribes in five Plains states do not possess inherent jurisdiction over American Indians, a divided federal appeals court has concluded....


A workshop held at the National Council of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial discussed protocol for working with tribal governments, The Great Falls Tribune reports....


The Mohegan Tribe and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, both of Connecticut, reported similar slot machine wins for the month of March....


The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday proposed rules to dramatically reduce dangerous emissions from off-road diesel-powered vehicles....


Senator Peter Fitzgerald, a Republican from Illinois who fought tribal land claims in his state, announced on Tuesday that he will not seek re-election....


The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho will hold a ceremony in Vancouver, Washington, on Saturday to commemorate Chief Redheart's band....


A First Nations leader in British Columbia is accusing province's minister of forests of insensitivity and racism....


The British Columbia government has entered into two agreements-in-principle with the Snuneymuxw First Nation....


Archaeologists have finished excavating a Hohokam site in Phoenix, Arizona....


US Route 666 is likely to be de-demonized after 77 years of being known as "Satan's Highway." The highway starts in Gallup, New Mexico, runs through the Navajo Reservation and the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation in Colorado, and ends in Utah....


The Bellevue Community College in Washington will host its first American Indian film festival today through Friday....


Nambe Pueblo in New Mexico is planning a $1.3 million, 3,000-square-foot community center....


The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's top law enforcer criticized the Wisconsin Republican Party for a cartoon that lampooned Indian culture....


After years of cleaning, political wrangling and even more cleaning, bowhead whale bones left over from an Inupiat hunt in 1996 finally made it to Whitby, England....


Less than 5 percent of employees in the Department of Interior's main building in Washington, D.C., are considered essential, Al Kamen of The Washington Post reports....


Jim Billie, ousted as chief of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, has also been removed from the list of reservation residents released this week....


A federal judge in Iowa dismissed a lawsuit regarding the Meskwaki Tribe's leadership....


The Senate's only American Indian is ready to run for re-election in 2004, The Denver Post reports....


The Royal Canadian Mounted Police will investigate the unsolved death of a Native man, CBC reports....


The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals last week refused to allow the Marble Hill Oneidas of New York to join the Oneida land claim suit....


Patrick Perez: "I will not wait for a name change....


"It started out as an intriguing idea, an opportunity to illustrate absolutely what is wrong with one of Phoenix's landmarks....


The Hopi Tribe in collaboration with the American Legion Hopi Post #80, the Hopi Veteran’s Services, and the Office of the Chairman will host a memorial service to celebrate and honor the contribution and life of Pfc....


Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal asked the Department of Interior's Indian Board of Indian Appeals (IBIA) for permission to file additional challenges to the federal recognition of the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation....