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• •Judge Upholds R.I. Smoke-Shop Shutdown (Star Tribune) * 12/29

• •Cigarette Tax Legislation Threatens Tribes (Indian Country Today) * 12/29

• •Indian Tribes' Monopoly on Gaming Upheld (Sacramento Bee) 12/23

• •Government Buys More Bison Meat for Indian Tribes (Tri-Valley Herald) 12/21

• •St. Regis Tribe Seeks Exemption (news10now.com) 12/19

• •Opinion: Family feud percolates (Indian Affairs and Governments) (Coshocton Tribune) 12/18

• •Appeals Court Nominee Favored Industry over Tribes (Indianz.com) 12/18

• •Turning Stone Won't Share Says Tribe Leader (Post Standard) * 12/18

• •Governor, Indian Leaders Sign Tobacco Compacts (News-Star) 12/17

• •Criticism of Navajo Water Rights Agreement Mounts (Daily Times) 12/17

• •Mohegans Decide against Upwellers in Harbor (The Day) * 12/17

• •Gambling Foes Push on in Court (recordonline.com) 12/17

• •Tobacco Tax Bill Still Poses Challenges for Indian Country (Indianz.com) 12/16

• •Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Native Preference Case (Indianz.com) 12/16

• •Tribes Launch Headcount to Challenge US Census (The Guardian) 12/16

• •Detroit to File Casino Resolution (Detroit News) 12/16

• •President Bush to Meet with Navajo Leaders? (Gallup Independent) 12/12

• •N.Y. Tribe Balks at Sharing Casino Revenues with State (Indianz.com) 12/12

• •AG, Town Leaders Talk Tribal Issues (The Day) * 12/12

• •Hearing Draws Spirited Debate (Lompoc Record) 12/11

• •Judge Tosses Indian Vets' Money Suit (Albuquerque Journal) 12/11

• •Mahnomen, White Earth to Sign Policing Agreement Today (Star Tribune) * 12/11

• •Turning Stone Pact Could be Retooled (Post Standard) * 12/11

• •Oneida Nation to Negotiate with Pataki (news10now.com) 12/10

• •Aamodt Judge Awaits Results of Talks (Santa Fe New Mexican) 12/10

• •Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Wants Say on Gaming Case (Green Bay Press Gazette) 12/10

• •Town Reaffirms Policy to Keep All Talks with Tribes Public (The Day) * 12/10

• •Lien Placed on Pequot Hotel (Hartford Courant) * 12/10

• •N.M. Tribe Seals Winning Case on Labor Laws (Indianz.com) 12/9

• •New Yorkers Support Not Collecting State Taxes on Reservations (news10now.com) 12/9

• •OST Signs Agreement with State on Fuel Tax (Rapid City Journal) 12/9

• •Col. Pare, 5 Troopers Sued over July Raid (Providence Journal) * 12/9

• •Dean Forced to Explain Stance on State Taxation (Indianz.com) 12/8

• •For N.Y. Indians, New World of Wealth (Boston Globe) 12/7

• •Judge Rejects Mescaleros Request for Arbitration (Daily Times) 12/7

• •Legislators Told of the Plight of Indians in Utah (Salt Lake Tribune) 12/5

• •State Limits Gaming (Billings Gazette) 12/4

• •Stevens Alters Stance on Justice Grants (News-Miner) 11/30

• •Arctic Aloha (Anchorage Daily News) 11/30

• •Reservation Fights Woes of Trafficking (Chicago Tribune) * 11/30

• •States Back Tribal Sovereignty in Supreme Court Case (Indianz.com) 11/26

• •Baca to Back Casino Plan (LATimes) * 11/26

• •Bush Briefs Sound Alarm on Indian Gaming Regulation (Indianz.com) 11/25

• •Environmental Groups, Tribe Seek Review of Well Permit (Green Bay Press Gazette) 11/25

• •State to Review Tribe's Water Use (Press-Enterprise) * 11/24

• •Bison Roam in the Refuge, but That's on a Reservation (NYT) * 11/24

• •Programs for Ethnic Hawaiians Survive (Washington Post) 11/20

• •Official to Decide on Control (Law enforcement) (Newsok.com) 11/20

• •Indians Vent Anger at Bush (Albuquerque Journal) 11/19

• •Tribes Left Out of Internet and Cigarette Tax Bills (Indianz.com) 11/19

• •Tribe Welcomes Vote on Casino (Appeal-Democrat) 11/19

• •Ho-Chunk Make Deal with City, County (Pioneer Press) 11/18

• •Tribe-owned Agency Sues State over Workers' Comp Dispute (Sacramento Business Journal) 11/17

• •Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Indian Gambling Case (Newsday.com) 11/17

• •Mohawks to Share Slot Machine Revenues with State (Capital News 9) 11/16

• •Indians Now Disdain a Farm Once Hailed for Giving Tribe Jobs (NYT) * 11/15

• •Cayugas game for gaming hall (Post Standard) * 11/14

• •Family Tops Feds in Court Appeal (Salt Lake Tribune) 11/14

• •Sho-Ban Show Down (kidktv.com) 11/11

• •Tribes Lobbying against 'Harmful' Appropriations Riders (Indianz.com) 11/10

• •State Seeks a Seat on Fed Panel (Anchorage Daily News) 11/10

• •Gov.-elect, Tribes Aim to Define 'Fair Share' (San Diego Union-Tribune) 11/10

• •Indian Cigarette Tax Delayed (Post Standard) 11/8

• •N.M. Governor Signs Navajo Nation Gaming Compact (Indianz.com) 11/7

• •Seneca Indians Start Ad Campaign against State's Tax Plan (NYT) * 11/7

• •Superior Court Judge Will Not Revisit Ruling on Sovereignty of Tribe (Vineyard Gazette) 11/07

• •Seneca Tax Fight Detailed by Leader (Times Union) 11/6

• •Carcieri Names Liaison to Tribe (zwire.com) 11/6

• •Native Firm to Contract with Interior (Juneau Empire) 11/5

• •Judge Orders Data to BIA (Cheyenne Tribe's Child Welfare Files) (Billings Gazette) 11/5

• •Senate Tackles Casino Gaming (Standard Times) 11/5

• •Indian Employees to Lose Preference under Bush Plan (Indianz.com) 11/4

• •Crackdown: State Targets Tribal Policies (San Francisco Business Times) 11/3

• •Judge Throws out Part of County's Rancheria Suit (Mountain Democrat) 11/3

• •Seminoles, Broward Strike Deal (South Florida Business Journal) 11/3

• •Village Banished Their Problem Resident, but State Officials Say They Had No Right
(Anchorage Daily News) 11/2

• •Judge Nixes Indian Tax Suit (Norwich Bulletin) 11/1
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• •Iroquois Flag Raising Stirs Opposition in Upstate New York Community (News-Star) 10/31

• •Town, Tribe May Resume Talks over Lake of Isles (The Day) * 10/31

• •Mohawk Chiefs Withdraw from Pact with State (Times Union) 10/30

• •Indian Tribe Gets Private State House Meeting to Push for Casino (Boston Globe) 10/29

• •Mayors, Tribal Leaders Stress Common Goals (Press Enterprise) * 10/28

• •Seneca Nation Launches Anti-tax Media Campaign (Newsday.com) 10/27

• •Stevens Attacks Tribal Funding (Anchorage Daily News) * 10/25

• •'Phantom' Tribe Defends its Existence (Anchorage Daily News) * 10/24

• •Governor Stresses Roads, Not Budget, at AFN Event (Anchorage Daily News) * 10/24

• •Indians Rally behind Narragansetts (The Day) * 10/24

• •Cayugas Ordered to Halt Renovation (Post Standard) * 10/22

• •Deal near between State and Oneidas (Post Standard) * 10/22

• •Pueblos Join Valley Planning Process (Santa Fe New Mexican) 10/22

• •Heffelfinger Urges Minnesota Tribes to Help in Homeland Security (Star Tribune) * 10/21

• •Tribe Leaders Meet to Talk Politics, Tradition (The Day) * 10/21

• •Davis OKs First-of-kind Casino Pact (Sacramento Bee) 10/21

• •Tribe's pact with Davis reported near (Press Democrat) 10/21

• •Putting the Chips on the Table (Ellsworth American) 10/16

• •House Chairman Supports Self-governance Rider (Indianz.com) 10/14

• •Davis Signs 3 New Gaming Pacts, Allots Millions for Local Entities (San Diego Tribune) 10/13

• •Senator Listens to Native Concerns (Anchorage Daily News) 10/11

• •Iowa Tribe Agrees to Compact (Native American Times) 10/10

• •Towns Ask BIA for Mashantucket Documents (The Day) * 10/10

• •Tribal Control of National Bison Range Unlikely (The Missoulian) 10/9

• •Agreement Means $1 Million More for Tribe (Rapid City Journal) 10/9

• •House Committee Taking Testimony on Self-governance (Indianz.com) 10/8

• •Small Tribes Pay Little Heed to Recall, But Could Lose Big if Actor Is Elected (North Gate News) 10/7

• •Law Officials Team Up on Border Security (Sun Herald) 10/7

• •Conference Promotes Reconciliation between Indians, Non-Indians (Sioux City Journal) 10/7

• •A-LP Meeting May Be Illegal (Durango Herald) 10/5

• •BIA to Assist, Advise Oglala Sioux Police (Rapid City Journal) 10/3

• •Seminoles Reach Deal on Compact (NewsOK.com) * 10/3

• •Indians Fighting Double Jeopardy (Montana Forum) 10/3

• •State Supreme Court to Hear Tribal Gaming Compacts Case (mlive.com) 10/2

• •Indian Leader Says Congressional Resources Needed at Home (Aberdeen News) 10/1

• •Supreme Court Asked to Rule on Indian Gaming (Indianz.com) 9/30

• •Chickasaw and Choctaws Sign Controversial Tobacco Compact (Native Times) * 9/30

• •Tribes Look to Cut Deal by Deadline (NewsOK.com) * 9/29

• •Leaders Gather for 'Healing of Nations' (Rapid City Journal) 9/29

• •Catawba Indian Nation to Settle Audit Dispute (WSOCTV.com) 9/26

• •Haskell Regents Hesitant about Housing Federal Records (Journal-World) 9/25

• •Lawmakers to Tribe: Let’s Talk (Indyeastend.com) 9/25

• •Tribes Seek Good Faith from State (NewsOK.com) 9/23

• •Navajo Leader OKs Pact for Casino (Albuquerque Journal) 9/22

• •Everett, Tulalips put legal strife in the past (Herald.net) 9/18

• •Mohawk Council Calls for a Tax-plan Protest (Times Union) 9/18

• •Senecas Reject Pataki's Plan to Collect Indian Taxes (Newsday.com) 9/16

• •Tougher Public Interest Litigant Law Challenged (Anchorage Daily News) 9/12

• •U.S.-tribal Talks on Bison Progress (Billings Gazette) 9/08

• •Court Takes up Revenue Sharing (Albuquerque Journal) 9/04

• •Oglala, feds debate over fossil theft (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 8/21

• •Navajo Cops Help Blackfeet Cops in Montana (Gallup Independent) 8/12

• •Agreement on Bison Range Delayed (The Missoulian) 8/04

• •Bill Gives More Time for Funding Tribal Memorials (Daily Times) 8/01

• •Speed up Casino Suit, Judge Says (Journal Sentinel) 8/01

• •State Gets 1st Pay from Casino Pacts (Arizona Republic) 7/31

• •County launches tribal task force (Press Enterprise) * 7/30

• •Sac and Fox Nation, City, State Officials to Open Bridge Today (News-Star) 7/25

• •Bison Group Wants More Say in Management (Billings Gazette) 7/24

• •Phoenix, Tribe Sign Water Pact (Arizona Republic) 7/18

• •Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Mulls Over Tax Agreement (WULCtv6.com) 7/15

• •States Get Too Greedy, Tribes Say (Norwich Bulletin) 7/10

• •Indians Protest, Call for Boycott (Argus Leader) 7/10

• •Formal State Recognition of Tribes Helps Heal Old Wounds (Lacrosse Tribune) 7/10

• •Tribes Reject Tobacco Tax (News-Star) 7/06

• •Oneida Nation Officials Upset about Budget Provision (Star Tribune) 7/03

• •Apache County to Break up Good 'ol Boys? (Gallup Independent) 7/02

• •New Panel to Address American Indian Issues (Indy Star) 6/26

• •American Indian Panel to Add Miami (Courier-Journal) 6/23

• •Federal Contracts to Tribes Opposed (Anchorage Daily News) 6/16

• •Court Says Casino Agreement Invalid (Post Standard) 6/13

• • Bison-range Talks Will Continue to be Secret (Billings Gazette) 6/12

• •Group Cites Shift in Tribal Self-determination Policy (Indianz.com) 6/10

• •Diné May Seek Injunction on BIA Reorganization (Independent) 6/09

• •State Plan:Deputize Reservation Police (Journal Star) 6/09

• •Plan to Change BIA Not Popular (Albuquerque Journal) 6/04

• •BIA's Syracuse Office Will Close (Post Standard) 6/04

• •Pueblo, State in Money Squabble (Albuquerque Journal) 6/02

• •State Argues Against Tax Refund to Tribal Firm (Argus Leader) 5/30

• •Gaming Foes Lose Bid to Block Pataki Deal (Times Union) 5/29

• •Governor, Tribes Pledge to Cooperate (Statesman Journal) 5/23

• •Tribe Uses State Loan to Consider Beef Plant (Argus Leader) 5/23

• •Feds Seize Smokes at Tribal Shops (Seattle Times) 5/21

• •State, Indian Tobacco Talks Stay Closed (NewsOK.com) 5/21

• •Across the Big Sky (Great Falls Tribune) 5/21

• •Final Gaming Tribe Signs Pact (Arizona Central.com) 5/21

• •Order Puts Gaming Deals on Hold (Times Union) 5/20

• •Lawmakers Override All of Pataki's Vetoes (Post-Standard) 5/16

• •Tribal Members Protest Tax Proposal (Times Union) 5/14

• •Ground Broken for Navajos’ Antelope Point Marina (New Mexican) 5/08

• •Compact Talks to Continue (NewsOK) 5/06

• •State Police Officers Cross-deputized with Navajo Police (Daily Times) 5/06

• •Arguments Filed in Fuel-refund Case (Rapid City Journal) 5/05

• •A Tribe's Tale of Three Identities (Christian Science Monitor) 4/30

• •Bill Addresses Relationship of Tribes, State (Havre Daily News) 4/29

• •Non-Indians now prosecutable at Sky City (Gallup Independent) 4/25

• •Congressman Opens Branch Office in Navajo Capital (Daily Times) 4/24

• •Native Leaders Question Leman on State's Priorities (News-Miner) 3/13

• •Slot Rights Enrich Tribe (Arizona Republic) 3/7

• •Reservation Jail Bill Still Stuck in Legislature (Aberdeen News) 3/7

• •Tribal-governance Bill to be Introduced in Senate (Lincoln Journal Star) 2/27

• •Supreme Court Case Draws Tribal Attention (Indianz.com) 2/25

• •U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Hog Case (Rapid City Journal) 2/25

• •Wisconsin Tribe Seeks Determination on Standing (Star Tribune) 2/11

• •Court Says U.S. Can Protect Tribe's Interests (Indianz.com) 2/4

• •KSG Professors Mediate Dispute: Questions over Sovereignty Spark Clash between
Idaho Tribe, nearby Towns (Harvard University Gazette) 1/30

• •Kan. Wins Ruling in Tribal Gas Tax Dispute (Indianz.com) 1/29

• •Court: Prosecutors Can Use Tribal Court Verdicts (mlive.com) 1/8

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