Friday, September 06, 2002

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The federal judge overseeing the long-running Oneida land claim accused tribes of using "scare tactics" to delay resolution of a bitter dispute that has fractured inter-tribal relations....

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Is it Friday already? That means it's time for the weekly list of the movers and shakers in Indian Country and beyond....

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Native American teenagers continue to use illicit drugs at record rates, according to statistics released on Thursday....


A woman from the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina is headed to federal court to seek participation in the Miss America pageant....


On a straight party line vote, a Senate panel on Thursday rejected one of President Bush's judicial picks....


Anti-gambling sentiments in New England states is strong and may be linked to the region's Puritan roots....


The fifth annual Native American Music Awards, or NAMMYs, will be held tomorrow in Wisconsin....


California tribes are upset with the way the state will collect its share of casino revenues....


A fire on the Pauingassi First Nation in Manitoba, Canada, destroyed the reserve's school and community center....


The state of Wisconsin is in the process of determining the value of land and mineral rights for a proposed mine near the Mole Lake Reservation....


"I can already hear what some Winnipeggers would say if aboriginal mayoralty candidate Chris Henderson, 30, got elected this fall: "Oh great....


Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating has named a tribal member to the Oklahoma Arts Council....


The United Tribes Intertribal Council held its sixth annual summit at the United Tribes Technical College in North Dakota....


The State Department on Thursday said the spraying of coca crops in Colombia would not harm people or the environment....


The Notorious BIG paid members of a Los Angeles street gang to shoot rival rap star Tupac Shakur, according to a Los Angeles Times investigation into the unsolved September 7, 1996, murder....


Six Native elders from Manitoba, Canada, held a healing ceremony at an urban Native center in Winnipeg....


A federal judge on Thursday refused to intervene in a dispute over elections for the Catawba Tribe of South Carolina....


New York Governor George Pataki (R) and the Oneida Nation of New York are praising a ruling that dismisses a new round of land claim lawsuits....


The Tuntutuliak Tribe of Alaska recently forbade state troopers from enforcing state law in the village of Tuntutuliak....


Gregg Bourland, longtime chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, failed to advance in the tribe's recent primary election....


"A federal judge has decided that scientists can continue picking over the bones of the Native man who was disinterred six years ago near Kennewick, Washington, and is popularly called "Kennewick Man." It took U.S....


An Oklahoma lawmaker wants to draft a bill requiring that Oklahoma tribal members have at least 50 percent Indian blood, The Shawnee News-Star reports today....


Senator Jeff Bingaman today stepped in to ensure that fry bread can be served at a two-day pow wow on the National Mall in Washington, DC next weekend....


Two small Arizona tribes saw income of tribal members rise over the past decade, thanks to gaming....