Monday, July 08, 2002

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Tribal justice systems throughout Indian Country have been awarded key funding that will enable them to continue the fight against drug and alcohol abuse....

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The descendants of the first tribe to greet explorers Lewis and Clark to the Pacific Northwest do not deserve federal recognition, Assistant Secretary Neal McCaleb announced on Friday....

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Fire rages on Arizona reservation as tribal member indicted for starting blaze, Bush administration releases historical accounting plan, and casino company feels negative bite of Indian gaming regulators....


Frustrated with answers given by federal officials, Elouise Cobell, former treasurer for the Blackfeet Nation of Montana, filed a class action suit to seek an accounting of the Indian trust fund....


Two elders of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana last seen in Colorado are the subject of a joint tribal-local police search....


Smokers in New York are increasingly turning to the state's reservations to buy tax-free cigarettes....


The Navajo Nation is in the second phase of a program to improve handling of mineral resources....


The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island has lost its gaming partner again. Boyd Gaming withdrew from a $500 million casino proposal in response to delays by the State Legislature....


President Bush signed an executive order last Wednesday to support tribal colleges....