Wednesday, July 10, 2002

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The Senate on Tuesday approved a plan to store up to 77,000 tons of highly radioactive nuclear waste on traditional Western Shoshone land in Nevada....


For years, the U'wa Nation of Colombia fought plans by a U.S....


A federal judge has halted the forced relocation of homeowners within the Everglades....


An Alaska fisherman faces charges for allegedly selling his subsistence catch....


A Senate subcommittee today is holding a hearing on a proposed management plan for the Missouri River....


Two Mi'kmaq fishermen from the Burnt Church First Nation of New Brunswick, Canada, were fined $2,000 each and given three months probation for catching lobster out of season....


The elders council of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is facing a lawsuit over accusations of improperly approved membership applications....


The Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma has secured federal funding for a number of projects....


"The political endorsement of Indian casinos and the maintenance of a money stream for political parties and for legislative largess run deep. Witness the recent Mohegan Sun gala where former President Clinton and U.S....


The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida arrested a county court official for trying to subpoena tribal-related documents as part of a civil lawsuit....


Oklahoma's Indian population is being urged to get screened and tested for diabetes....


The Senate Indian Affairs Committee was holding a hearing today on issues affecting the health care of elderly Native Americans....


Two Washington tribes rejected for federal recognition by the Bureau of Indian Affairs have found allies in Congress....


The Crow Tribe of Montana is receiving a $100,000 federal grant to cleanup an old industrial waste site....


Two elderly Northern Cheyenne tribal members are alive and well after going missing during a cross-country trip....


Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham will help the state of Utah kill a proposed nuclear waste dump on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation, The Salt Lake Tribune reports....


Approval of the Yucca Mountain nuclear dump site has brought alarm to the Walker River Paiute Tribe of Nevada....


The Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma has filed a lawsuit to claim an old Army site in Kansas....