Wednesday, September 04, 2002

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The world's largest coal conglomerate is fighting accusations that it participated in "suppressing and concealing" of information in a $600 million breach of trust dispute before the U.S....

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"They are not as scary as they might be," Kevin Gover, a former Interior official, says....

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President Bush on Tuesday nominated a tribal member to oversee regulation of the $12.7 billion Indian gaming industry, ending months of speculation on the future of a federal agency that has come under fire in recent years....


Residents of an Alaska Native village put out out a fire last week but not before it destroyed the village power plant....


The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has cut five hotel management jobs....


The Maine Casino Task Force began its work on Tuesday but is already behind schedule....


"[I]f the English can uncover a Welshman 500 years dead and trace through DNA, his surviving blood line to a nearby village, then [Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Chairman] Kenny Reels can hold his head high, knowing the science that liberates or convicts in this country, can in his case, lift the ultimate shadow of his parentage and settle for all time, Mr....


The Denver Police Department on Tuesday made public its surveillance files, drawing hundreds of interested citizens....


A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed the U.S....


The 56th annual Navajo Nation Fair begins tomorrow in Window Rock, Arizona, the tribal capital....


A North Carolina state judge heard testimony on Tuesday in the case of a Lumbee woman who wants to compete in the Miss America pageant....


Red Cliff Ojibwe chairman Ray DePerry is disappointed that the Department of Justice is dropping further investigation into embezzlement of tribal funds....


The tribes on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming are working with local irrigation districts on water issues....


Andrew Cuomo, former head of the Department of Housing and Labor during the Clinton administration, dropped out of the running for governor of New York on Tuesday....


The Northern Arizona University has received a $4.5 million grant to study cancer rates in Native Americans....


An Oklahoma House committee discussed Indian casinos on Tuesday....


After years of being ignored, tribes and Indian advocates are finally getting the message through that sacred sites need to be protected....


Doctor Charles Grim, the interim director of the Indian Health Service, says the agency will continue to focus on consultation with tribes and delivery of services....


Scientists are preparing a plan to study the remains of a 9,000-year-old Native man after their recent court victory....


The Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for three Alaska Native companies seeking to protect their wireless telecommunications investment....


The Minnesota Green Party's endorsed candidate for governor candidate has renounced endorsed U.S....


The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved a $107,000 grant to help Alaska Natives fight for their whaling rights....


National Indian Gaming Commission The Department of Interior announces the names of the associate commissioners of the National Indian Gaming Commission....


The Navajo Nation should take its time before signing off on a plan to distribute a tribal tax, The Farmington Daily-Times urges in an editorial today....