Tuesday, April 08, 2003

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For much of last year, Neal McCaleb had a mantra....

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On the heels of a negative Supreme Court ruling, the Navajo Nation is gearing for another round in its fight over mining in northeastern Arizona....


"During the [recent University of North Dakata Indian Association] powwow, someone came up and asked me about the paint that some of the dancers use on their faces....


New gaming compacts with 10 tribes in Wisconsin will be finalized in the coming weeks, a state official said....


The Cayuga Nation of New York wants to build a $500 million casino in the Catskills on the site of a racetrack....


The state of Idaho is considering appealing a controversial roadless forest rule to the Supreme Court....


"With a beaded strip running through the center, the man's robe blanket -- half blue, half red -- graces the gallery wall, the colors representing the sacredness of night and day among the Lakota....


The ninth annual Northwest College Powwow will be held at Northwest College in Montana this Saturday....


The Black Hills State University in South Dakota is holding its Indian awareness week....


Oklahoma tribal advocates said lawmakers and the press have unfairly linked the debate over a state lottery with Indian gaming, The Oklahoma Daily reports....


The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the right of states to ban cross burning although the decision may take some explaining....


A Navajo man was convicted by a federal jury of murdering his two children on the Navajo Reservation in Utah....


The British Columbia government has reached a tentative agreement with the Snuneymuxw First Nation, CBC reports....


"The Star Tribune erred when, in a recent editorial, it claimed that allowing state-sanctioned casinos would not cause Minnesota any regret in the future....


"While much of the country debates race-based admissions at the University of Michigan, none should pay more attention than the newsrooms of America....


California Governor Gray Davis (D) signed into a law a bill that requires reclamation of a massive gold mine near a site sacred to the Quechan Nation....


The National Indian Gaming Association, which represents more than 150 tribes, holds its 12th annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, this week....


Representative Tom Udall, D-N.M., Monday confirmed that he has been tapped as vice-chairman of the Congressional Native American Caucus....


Secretary of Interior Gale Norton is scheduled to testify on Thursday about her department's fiscal year 2004 budget....


The indictment of a second man in the murder of Anna Mae Pictou-Aquash was supposed to be kept secret, a federal prosecutor said on Monday....


A memorial will be held Friday for the nine members of the 507th Maintenance Company, out of Fort Bliss in Texas, who were killed in action in Iraq....


The Pentagon is collecting evidence as part of a possible war crime investigation in connection with the death of Lori Ann Piestewa and other members of her unit who were killed in action in Iraq, The Arizona Republic reports....


"I'm wondering if during her short life Army Pfc....


Squaw Peak in Arizona should be renamed "Piestewa Peak" in honor of Lori Piestewa, the Hopi woman who was killed in action in Iraq, The Arizona Republic says in editorial today....


The prosecution wrapped up its case against Joshua Wade, an Alaska man charged with murdering and raping an Alaska Native woman....