Thursday, September 05, 2002

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It's been months since the Bush administration's contempt trial wrapped up that it might be hard for some to remember what the fuss is all about....

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Every year, Washingtonian magazine asks "key" Capitol Hill staff members to rate their bosses....

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Overcrowded and underfunded, Indian Country jails saw more prisoners than ever last year, according to a recent federal report....


Two Canadian police officers accused of beating a Native man in June are back on duty in Toronto, Ontario....


Attorney General John Ashcroft plans to appoint two domestic violence critics to an advisory committee that oversees domestic violence, The Washington Post reports....


A group hoping to expand gaming in Nebraska has raised more than $400,000, The Lincoln Journal Star reports....


A $250,000 from the National Science Foundation will help Northern Arizona University house visiting scientists in Navajo hogans....


The mayor of an Indiana city plans to meet with the Miami Nation of Oklahoma to discuss a possible casino....


At least 17 members of the Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado are running for three seats on the tribal council....


The St.Croix Tribe of Wisconsin is helping a local community recover from a Labor Day tornado....


Secretary of Interior Gale Norton and Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman are taking their "Healty Forest Initiative" to Congress....


Secretary of Interior Gale Norton is being warned not to take land into trust for the Seneca Nation of New York....


A new report says removing four dams on the Snake River in eastern Washington won't have a major impact....


President Bush should only go to war with Iraq if three conditions are met, said Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo.), the only Native American in the U.S....


Members of the Lummi Nation of Washington brought their healing pole to Connecticut as part of a cross-country journey to mark the September 11 terrorist attacks....


Secretary of State Colin Powell was interrupted by protesters during his speech on the final day of the United Nations World Summit on Sustainable Development....


A California tribe and two environmental groups are suing the Department of Interior to prevent a transfer of water....


An anonymous letter uncovered in a Native protest case suggests Canadian police never intended to negotiate with activists who were occupying a park in Ontario....


A Montana business owner pleaded guilty on Tuesday to bribing Bureau of Indian Affairs employees....


Joni Ramos was elected the first female president of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Tribe of Arizona....


The Jena Choctaw Tribe of Louisiana is working with Gov....


The Aboriginal Centre of Winnipeg is holding a pipe ceremony, feast and pow-wow to help the public heal from the recent murder of an 11-year-old boy....


Police are investigating the death of a member of the Spokane Tribe of Washington....


The Department of Interior is "incapable" of making a fair decision on the remains of a 9,000-year-old Native man, The Seattle Times writes in an editorial today....


"Last Friday, Judge John Jelderks of U.S....


A July 2002 report from the Department of Justice questions how Picuris Pueblo in New Mexico has spent a $728,125 federal police grant....


A federal appeals court reinstated a tribal lawsuit challenging the $7.8 billion Everglades cleanup....


A North Carolina state judge on Wednesday restored the state's beauty crown to a member of the Lumbee Tribe....