Monday, June 02, 2003

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The Bush administration and Indian Country haven't seen eye to eye on trust reform for quite some time now but tribal leaders still plan on taking their concerns to Congress and the courts, if necessary....

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The plaintiffs in the billion-dollar Indian trust fund suit rested their case on Friday, paving the way for the Bush administration to defend its historical accounting and reform plans....


The state of New Mexico is asking Laguna Pueblo to share more of its casino revenues....


US District Judge Royce Lamberth on Friday held the Iranian government liable for the 1983 bombing of the Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon....


"I wouldn't want my daughter or granddaughter to take a combat role....


"So anyway, I'm "back" -- and I'm here to report that there ain't no bright light at the end of the tunnel....


"The church, built in 1921, is one of the oldest still in use on the reservation....


Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico is starting a pilot project to get rid of some of the manure at a racetrack it owns....


A high school student's newspaper article has upset the Cow Creek Umpqua Tribe of Oregon....


The Minneapolis Star Tribune is considering dropping its policy against using Indian nicknames in its sports pages....


As administrator in charge of Indian Education for the Sioux Falls School District in South Dakota, John Derby hopes to improve graduation rates of Indian students....


Native American students have the highest dropout rate in North Carolina, according to a new state-sponsored study....


Three tribes in Wisconsin pull in about three-fourths of the state's casino revenue, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports....


An opposition group says the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana shouldn't assume management of the National Bison Range....


The Chinook Nation of Washington, whose ancestors greeted the Lewis and Clark expedition on the final leg to the Pacific Northwest, is hoping Congress will do what the Bush administration will not....


The Department of Justice is backing the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida in a case before the Supreme Court....


Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor saved the water rights of two Wyoming tribes in a last-minute change of heart....


A federal court has recommended that the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas receive $270.6 million in compensation from the federal government....


A bill legalizing certain Class II/Class III games in Oklahoma died after lack of support in the House....


The Bishop Museum in Hawaii is asking a Native Hawaiian group to dig up 83 ancestral items from a burial cave....


A group of Native Americans has filed suit against the federal government, alleging sexual, physical and other abuse at Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding schools....


The Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is filing suit against the Department of Interior for alleged mismanagement of its trust assets....


Claims of police brutality against an American Indian man should be investigated, The Sioux Falls Argus Leader says in an editorial....