Wednesday, July 02, 2003

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Failing to account for mismanagement of the Indian trust is a breach of the federal government's responsibilities, special trustee Ross Swimmer said on Tuesday....

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Members of New Mexico's Congressional delegation urged the Bush administration on Tuesday to temporarily stop work on a massive coal mine, citing new evidence that suggests a sacred site may be damaged....


The chairman of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina gave the State of the Tribe address on Tuesday....


The state of New Mexico and the Mescalero Apache Nation are urging a federal judge to make a ruling on a three-year-old gaming compact case....


A Navajo political action group is trying to increase Navajo representation on a county board in Arizona....


A fund-raising concert for the American Indian Cultural Festival in New Mexico didn't go off as planned and people involved are blaming the promoter....


Tesuque Pueblo in New Mexico held its first pow-wow this past weekend....


After a two-year hiatus, Nambé Pueblo in New Mexico is bringing back its July 4 celebration....


Thanks to some help from some powerful allies, Santa Fe Indian School will see some positive improvements, The Santa Fe New Mexican says in an editorial....


Two Indian students in Wisconsin say they were the target of racist slurs for opposing their school's Chieftain logo....


Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry (D) said he supports a $45 million plan to clean up the Tar Creek Superfund site but not a buyout for local residents....


The Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes on the Fort Peck Reservation have extended their cross-deputization agreement....


The chief sachem of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island said he wasn't optimistic that a bill to put a casino before voters will clear the State Legislature....


A teenage member of the Hualapai Tribe of Arizona was shot to death by a tribal police officer....


The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians has asked a state judge to halt work at a site where tribal ancestors were recently discovered....


A federal judge in New Mexico rejected the state's motion for a preliminary junction against Pojoaque Pueblo's water use....


A group calling itself the Little Shell Pembina Band of North America has been issuing driver's licenses, vehicle registration and insurance coverage to drivers....


A federal judge on Tuesday upheld a land-into-trust decision for the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw of Oregon....


Alaska law enforcement shut down a Class II pull-tab parlor operated by the Barrow tribal government....


Three men who stole machine guns, body armor and ammunition from a Bureau of Indian Affairs building in Oklahoma have pleaded guilty....


The Democrat Party's strategy to make the environment an issue for voters includes criticism of Deputy Interior Secretary J....


The Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is breaking ground tomorrow on a new health care center to replace an aging Indian Health Service facility....


Two Navajo Nation men face charges in connection with a death on the reservation that authorities say is linked to alcohol....