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• •Return oil, gas royalties to native band, judge says (The Globe and Mail) 12/18/04

• •Appeals court won't hold back Lamberth on trust reform (Indianz.com) 12/13/04

• •Slap on the wrist for Lamberth is a grand slam for trust plaintiffs (Indian Country Today) 12/10/04

• •Judge's Plan Faulted in Indian Trust Case (Yahoo! News) 12/10/04

• •Appraiser warned DOI of undervaluation of Indian lands (Indianz.com) 12/6/04

• •Peabody takes coal lease dispute to high court (Indianz.com) 12/1/04

• •Trustee Tries to Fix Broken System for Future (The Oklahoman) 11/21/04

• •Congress can break deadlock on Indian trusts, senator says (Rocky Mountain News) 11/18/04

• •Native American fund may be reformed (The Michigan Daily) 11/10/04

• •Reinvesting in community: Valandra networks for change on reservations (Billings Gazette) 11/08/04

• •Lamberth critical of Norton's 'bad faith' on trust fund (Indianz.com) 10/25/04

• •Probate reform bill ready for Bush's signature (Indianz.com) 10/7/04

• •Int. Sec'y Norton called 'worse than Custer' (The Gallup Independent) 10/5/04

• •Plan to Stop Payments To Indians Denounced (Washington Post) 10/3/04

• •Interior Ordered to Keep Indians Informed (Times Leader) 9/29/04

• •Indians told they will win land lawsuit (The Oklahoma) 9/28/04

• •Lawyers argue over Indian Trust (Federal Computer Week) 9/23

• •Bush administration challenges trust fund ruling (Indianz.com) 9/16/04

• •Appeals court blocks release of contempt reports (Indianz.com) 9/15/04

• •Interior Is Ruled at Fault Again on Indian Files (Washington Post) 9/10/04

• •Court in Landmark Indian Trust Suit, Cobell v. Norton, Grants Restraining Order to Prevent Sale of Trust Land by Interior Dept. (Yahoo! News) 9/1/04

• •Governor Seeks Clarity on Indian Trusts (Albuquerque Journal) 8/15 - Related links on Indianz.com

• •OMB touts management agenda successes (Government Computer News) 8/9

• •Feds to hear tribal trust-fund concerns (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 8/9

• •Lamberth exchanges harsh words with Cobell critic (Indianz.com) 8/2

• •BIA Plans to Attend Shoshone Gathering (Elko Daily Free Press) 07/19

• •BIA Publishes Final Rule for Reservation Roads (Indianz.com) 07/19

• •Complexity of Trust Funds Loom over Hearing (Billings Gazette) 07/16

• •Senator Welcomes Suicide-prevention Funding in Bill (Rapid City Journal) 07/16

• •Repatriation Process Criticized at Senate Hearing (Indianz.com) 07/15

• •Officials Meet Here to Fix Indian Trust Program (Billings Gazette) 07/14

• •House Committee to Consider Off-reservation Gaming (Indianz.com) 07/13

• •Senate Committee Busy As Congress Winds Up Session (Indianz.com) 07/08

• •S.D. Tribe Files Trust Lawsuit (Rapid City Journal) 06/29

• •Guest Opinion: BIA's Top American Indian Official Should Go (Billings Gazette) 06/25

• •Tribes Could Be Paid More for Land (Argus Leader) 06/25

• •Senate Panel Approves Interior Appropriations Bill (Indianz.com) 06/24

• •Johnson Promises 'Meaningful' Investigation of OST (Indianz.com) 06/21

• •House Funding Bill Rejects Administration's Priorities (Indianz.com) 06/15

• •$12 Million Awarded to Wind River Tribes (Casper Star Tribune) 06/10

• •Lawsuit Fights for Indians' Benefits (Fayetteville Observer) 06/07

• •Self-governance Bill Gets a No-show from DHHS (Indian Country Today) 06/01

• •Indian Affairs Head Working to Assure Funding is Spent (Daily Times) 05/27

• •Bush Administration a No-show at Campbell Hearing (Indianz.com) 05/20

• •Campbell Warns BIA's Anderson of 'Washington' Attitude (Indianz.com) 05/14

• •Budget Shifts for Reorganization Criticized at Hearing (Indianz.com) 05/13

• •BIA Reorganization Plan Called 'Insulting' to Tribes, Congress (Union Tribune) 05/12

• •Report Finds BIA Misused School Emergency Funds (Indianz.com) 05/12

• •Hearings on Reorganization, Self-governance Bill (Indianz.com) 05/12

• •Anderson Scheduled to Testify on Reorganization (Indianz.com) 05/11

• •BIA's Model for Change (Federal Computer Week) 05/10

• •Johnson Seeks Investigation into OST Expansion (Indianz.com) 05/07

• •Pombo to Hold Hearing on BIA-OST Reorganization (Indianz.com) 05/07

• •Tribes Challenge Policy Affecting Federal Housing Funds (Indianz.com) 05/04

• •Campbell Says Agencies Afraid of Helping Tribes (Indianz.com) 04/30

• •Consultation Session Focuses on IHS Budget (Indianz.com) 04/29

• •One Banker's Fight for a Half-Million Indians (NYT) 04/20 * requires sign on

• •A Break in Indian Trust Case (Denver Post) 04/18

• •Tribal Leaders Press for Budget Consultation Policy (Indianz.com) 04/15

• •Editorial: Health Funding OK, but Not Enough (Argus Leader) 04/14

• •Bush Administration Calls for End to Cobell Case (Indianz.com) 04/09

• •Judge Installs Temporary Tribal Officers (newsok.com) 04/09 * requires sign on

• •Indian Fund Investigator Angrily Quits (NYT) 04/07 * requires sign on

• •Court Revives Royalties Claim (Billings Gazette) 04/07

• •Two Mediators Selected in Cobell Trust Fund Suit (Indianz.com) 04/06

• •Swimmer to Retain Control of Indian Appraisals (Indianz.com) 04/06

• •Budget Resolution Barely Clears House Vote (Indianz.com) 03/26

• •Indian Woman Praised for Trust Fund Fight (Billings Gazette) 03/25

• •Wealthy Tribes Still Earn Federal Subsidies (Fox News) 03/25

• •Skeptical Appeals Court Lets Interior Computers Back Online (USA Today) 03/25

• •Tribe, BIA Shocked by Bush's $55M Cut of 2006 Budget (Gallup Independent) 03/24
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• •Indians Unable to Get Royalty Checks (Billings Gazette) 03/24

• •Indian Provisions Added to Senate Jobs Legislation (Indianz.com) 03/24

• •Supreme Court to Resolve Self-determination Dispute (Indianz.com) 03/23

• •McCaleb on BIA, DOI Computer Shutdown and Tex Hall (Native Times) 03/19

• •Peabody Continues Top-level Access at Interior (Indianz.com) 03/17

• •Report Faults Agency More Than Top Aide in Lobbying Case (NYT) * 03/17

• •Lamberth Defends Special Master against Attack (Indianz.com) 03/16

• •Internet Cutoff Ordered at Interior (Washington Post) * 03/16

• •Appeals Court Hearing Cobell Disqualification Dispute (Indianz.com) 03/15

• •Proposed Boost in IHS Budget Rejected by Senate (Indianz.com) 03/12

• •Thomas Interested in Post on Indian Affairs Committee (Billings Gazette) 03/11

• •Senate Panel Hears Conflicting Views of Reorganization (Indianz.com) 03/11

• •Testimony for Senate Hearing on BIA Reorganization (Indianz.com) 03/11

• •Simmons Changes BIA Reform Stance (Norwich Bulletin) 03/11

• •Cuts Run Deep for Tribal Programs at BIA (Indianz.com) 03/09

• •Appeals Court to Hear Cobell Disqualification Dispute (Indianz.com) 03/01

• •Daschle Speech Calls on U.S. to Keep Promises (Indianz.com) 03/01

• •Senate Panel to Hold Hearing on BIA Reorganization (Indianz.com) 02/26

• •Anderson Touts Benefits of Cobell Trust Fund Case (Indianz.com) 02/25

• •Indians, Feds to Resume Talks (Denver Post) 02/24

• •House Approves Technical Corrections Legislation (Indianz.com) 02/12

• •Domenici Cites Spending Hike for Reservation Roads (Indianz.com) 02/12

• •Tribal Leaders Pressing Congress on Funding (Indianz.com) 02/11

• •BIA Programs Barely Survive White House Test (Indianz.com) 02/10

• •BIA Seeking Comments on Lease Regulations (Indianz.com) 02/10

• •State Funds Reinstated for 8 VPSOs (Anchorage Daily News) * 02/10

• •Tribe Fighting for Correct Royalties on Wealth of Oil (Deseret News) 02/08

• •Trust Programs See Big Hike in Budget, Other Programs Scaled Back (Gazette Times) 02/07

• •Indian Trust Model open for Comment (Federal Computer Week) 02/06

• •Swimmer Names Members of Special Trustee Board (Indianz.com) 02/06

• •Comments Being Accepted on 'To-Be' Trust Reform Model (Indianz.com) 02/06

• •Ariz. Tribe to Receive Land Consolidation Funds (Indianz.com) 02/06

• •Fate of Indian Preference in Hands of Swimmer (Indianz.com) 02/04

• •Funding Levels Flat in New Interior Budget (Indianz.com) 02/03

• •Tribe Accepts Deal with U.S. Interior (Joplin Globe) 01/31

• •Probate Reform Bill Heads to Senate for Vote (Indianz.com) 01/29

• •Villagers Seek Funds to Relocate Shishmaref (Anchorage Daily News) 01/27

• •Massive Spending Bill Ready for Bush's Signature (Indianz.com) 01/23

• •Lamberth Orders Disclosure of Computer Reports (Indianz.com) 01/23

• •A Trust Betrayed? (Time) 01/26

• •GOP Senators Push to Pass Spending Bill (Washington Post) 01/15

• •U.S. Withdraws Support for Indian Ag Loan Program (Billings Gazette) 01/15

 

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