If your tribe was defrauded by Jack Abramoff (or some other lobbyist) and you are still waiting on the millions to be returned (it could be a while) then you might want to enter the
Name the Abramoff Scandal Contest
being sponsored by Al Kamen of The Washington Post. What's the prize? A highly coveted In the Loop t-shirt!
All you have to do is send in your entry and rationale by January 18 and you could be in the running. Just don't suggest anything that ends in "-gate" because those are "frowned upon."
Tribal people have won in the past so keep your hopes up. Joan Villa of the Ione Band of Miwok Indians got a t-shirt last year for her entry
in the Tom DeLay contest.