Thursday, May 08, 2003

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The Bush administration and tribal representatives asked a Senate committee on Wednesday not to move forward with a controversial trust reform bill they characterized as too confusing....


An attempt by the National Indian Gaming Commission to help resolve the leadership dispute within the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa failed, the Associated Press reports....


The Environmental Protection Agency ordered a waste recycling company on the Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation in California to stop burning....


The Navajo Nation and the National Park Service broke ground on an economic development project on Lake Powell in Arizona....


The federal recognition process is a "scandal," Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal said, The Norwich Bulletin reported....


A site in Maryland where thousands of artifacts have been uncovered has received historic protection....


Montana Governor Judy Martz (R) hasn't signed a bill authorizing a bison hunt into law but state livestock officials are concerned about it....


A man in Washington pleaded not guilty to digging up artifacts on federal land....


A federal study on the Tar Creek Superfund site was excised of an endorsement to buy out landowners in northeastern Oklahoma....


A federal judge in Oregon rejected the Bush administration's proposal to protect dwindling runs of salmon in the Pacific Northwest....


The Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado has launched an ethics investigation into two council members, The Durango Herald reported....


The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals won't reconsider its decision to uphold legislative districts in Montana that tribal members say dilutes their voting rights....


A 16-year-old Indian girl has filed suit against the federal government for allegedly failing to protect her from hazing at the Flandreau Indian School in South Dakota....


The state of South Dakota restarted work at a burial ground along the Missouri River as members of the Yankton Sioux Tribe protested....


The announcement of a land and gaming rights settlement with the St....


The state of Oregon is challenging the Department of Interior's decision to take land into trust for gaming purposes....


The Indian trust fund case could be over "soon" now that a federal judge is holding a trial about an historical accounting, The Sioux Falls Argus Leader says in an editorial....


The federal judge overseeing the Indian trust fund said on Tuesday he is considering placing the system in receivership....


Republican lawmakers in Arizona are supporting a bill aimed at avoiding some of the controversy over the recent renaming of Squaw Peak for Lori Piestewa, the Hopi woman killed in action in Iraq....


A new film by a Syracuse University film student focuses on the Oneida Nation's destruction of a home owned by tribal member Danielle Patterson....