Tuesday, April 02, 2002

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Controversy over endangered species and treaty rights has put the Klamath River on an environmental group's list of "most endangered" rivers in the country....

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The Department of Interior has been withholding documents regarding the security of its information technology systems despite numerous requests from a federal court, according to correspondence made public in recent weeks....


A 3 percent general sales tax went into effect on the Navajo Nation on Monday....


The Mohegan Tribe's offer to give $7 million for a water project is being recommended for approval in southeastern Connecticut....


The Arizona State Legislature on Monday began a special session to address Indian gaming and related proposals....


The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether a "three strikes" tough-on-crime policy is unconstitutional....


The Bush administration has decided not to renominate a highly regarded atmospheric scientist to head an international body on global warming....


Both sides in the fight over a proposed nuclear storage facility at Yucca Mountain in Nevada have enlisted some heavy hitters....


Those wishing to practice law in the state of New Mexico must now have an understanding of Indian law to pass the bar....


The Bureau of Indian Affairs has extended by 30 days the public comment period on the federal recognition petitions of two Nipmuc tribes....


Claiming descent from the historic Mohegan Tribe, the Native American Mohegans is seeking recognition from the federal government....


Fort Phil Kearny in Montana is offering students, amateurs and others an opportunity to participate in two archaeological projects this summer....


A group of private school students from New Mexico took a trip south of the border last month and rode a train through Tarahumara Indian Territory....


A legislative panel in Connecticut on Monday approved a bill limiting the amount of casino money distributed to five towns....


A tribe hoping to host a new $350 million Arizona Cardinals football stadium would be required to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity to allow taxation and certain lawsuits....


The state of Washington has laid off the only two Indian social workers at its Seattle office....


The newly recognized Cowlitz Tribe of Washington isn't planning on using a land claim settlement fund in the immediate future....


Cook Inlet Region Inc., an Alaska Native regional corporation, posted a record $434 million profit in 2001, the company reported....


Little has changed since the reopening of the McQueen School in Kivalina, Alaska, because the community is dysfunctional, a team assigned to sort out the mess has said....


New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson last month rejected a request by American Indian actor and activist Russell Means to restore his full citizenship rights....


A cast member of the HBO series "Oz" and a former celebrity guard went to court in Connecticut to challenge his removal from the Mashantucket Pequot Reservation....


A dissident group of members of the Skull Valley Goshute of Utah are appealing a Bureau of Indian Affairs decision to recognize Leon Bear as chairman....


A number of Indian beneficiaries haven't received their trust fund payments despite Department of Interior claims to the contrary, reports The Denver Post....


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