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• •Tribal opinion on dam sought (Union Democrat) 12/30/04

• •Nuclear and chemical warfare, unwanted neighbors in Indian Country (Infoshop.org) 12/30/04

• •Water vote sinks (Gallup Independent) 12/16/04

• •Cayuga agreement challenged (The Post-Standard) 12/14/04

• •Tribal members disagree about land claim settlement (The Green Bay News-Chronicle) 12/16/04

• •Tribe decries exploration approval (The Reno Gazette-Journal) 12/13/04

• •Bush administration had detailed knowledge of fraudulent practices (Smartmoney.com) 12/7/04

• •Homeless no more - Samish land restored (Indian Country Today) 12/08/04

• •Feds say tribes get Coos Head (The Coos Bay World) 11/24/04

• •U.S. Senate OKs Utah water bill (Casper Star Tribune) 11/22/04

• •Federal court rules in favor of Loyalists (Indian Country Today) 11/21/04

• •Senate passes Nez Perce agreement (The Times-News) 11/20/04

• •Congress OKs water settlement empowering tribes (The Arizona Republic) 11/18/04

• • Bill targets settlement of land claims (Anchorage Daily News) 11/18/04

• •Tribe, N. Stonington Still Disagree Over Water At Lake Of Isles (The New London Day) 11/18/04

• • Blackfeet tribe lays claim to park land (Billings Gazette) 11/16/04

• •Mattaponi's 1677 treaty rights under court review (Indian Country Today) 11/11/04

• •Bush brings limited reform to trust land probate process (Indian Country Today) 11/05/04

• •Colville tribes, utility settle fight over dam (The Seattle Times Company) 11/2/04

• •Proposal Restricts Appeals on Dams (Washington Post) 10/28/04

• •Nez Perce Agreement meets resistance (The Times-News) 10/27/04

• •Bank remains firm on appeal to the Supreme Court (Mille Lacs Messenger) 10/22/04

• •State opts out of riverbed court fight for now (Billings Gazette) 10/19/04

• •Organizations and Indian tribes file briefs for Sherrill and Oneida Indian Nation (The Post Standard) 10/18/04

• •Brazilians Battle Indians: 'This Land Is Our Land' (New York Times) 10/15/04

• •Senate OKs water disputes bill (The Arizona Republic) 10/12/04

• •Tribe to appeal ruling on size of reservation (The Post-Crescent) 10/7/04

• •The Mattaponi say the construction of the King William Reservoir contradicts a 1677 land treaty (Daily Press) 10/6/04

• •9th Circuit upholds dam operations (The Billings Gazette) 10/5/04

• •Tribe wants water storage information as it contemplates seeking payments (kgw.com) 10/1/04 * requires sign on

• •[Rosebud Sioux] Tribe voices land-trust concerns to committee (KOTA TERRITORY NEWS) 9/23/04

• •BLM land vote expected today (Press Enterprise) 9/22/04

• •Stevens tries to broker Doyon Ltd. land deal (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner) 9/17/04

• •Park Service can't give Lake Clark land to CIRI nonprofits (Anchorage Daily News) 9/16/04

• •Samish have trust land once more, and plans for homes near Campbell Lake (Anacortes American) 9/16/04

• •Stevens tries to broker Doyon Ltd. land deal (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner) 9/17/04

• •Park Service can't give Lake Clark land to CIRI nonprofits (Anchorage Daily News) 9/16/04

• •Samish have trust land once more, and plans for homes near Campbell Lake (Anacortes American) 9/16/04

• •CIRI's elite guests help bid for disputed parkland (Anchorage Daily News) 9/3/04 *requires sign on

• •Feds conclude dams don't jeopardize salmon (The Seattle Times) 9/1/04

• •New confrontation brewing at Sun Peaks (CBC News British Columbia) 8/30/04

• •Owens to denounce casino (Denver Post) 8/29/04

• •Domenici: Navajo settlement too expensive (The Farmington Daily Times) 8/25/04

• •Pechanga may expand reservation (North County Times) 8/25/04

• •Four appeal Y-A Nation's trust application (Camp Verde Bugle) 8/12)

• •Water in the West: Klamath Tribes know its worth (Indian Country Today) 8/10

• •BIA overseeing land consolidation effort (Rapid City Journal) 8/8

• •[Pechanga] Tribe seeks long water deal (Press-Enterprise) 8/8 * = Sign On Required Site

• •Oneidas deny derailing Cayuga land deal (Post-Standard) 8/6

• •Trust land decision for New Mexico Pueblos upheld (Indianz.com) 8/5

• •Water rights battle brews over aging flume: Agua Caliente claims flow going to Banning Bench (The Press-Enterprise) 8/5

• •Neighbors await decision on park (The Sun Link) 7/31

• •New fences make angry neighbors near Barona (The San Diego Union-Tribune) 07/30

• •Towns Want to Pitch in to Fight Dark Eyes' Tax Appeal (The Day) 07/30

Ho-Chunk Says Casino Not Mandatory (thetimesonline.com) 07/22

• •Tribe's Aid Sought in Land-use Battle for Gas Station (Seattle Times) 07/21

• •Abandoned Village Site to be Returned to Minto Residents (Anchorage Daily News) 07/18 * requires sign

• •Judge Strikes Down Wyandotte Nation Lawsuit Seeking Industrial Land (The Wichita Eagle) 07/15 * requires sign

• •Deal Would Mean Land for Tribe, Fields for Prior Lake (Star Tribune) 07/14 * requires sign

• •Tribe Prepared to Add 855 Acres to Reservation (Porterville Recorder) 07/13

• •Oklahoma Tribe is Rooted in New York (Democrat and Chronicle) 07/11

• •Stevens Defends Federal Buyout of Arctic Allotment (News-Miner) 07/10

• •Tribe Rejects Casino in Butte (Appeal-Democrat) 07/08

• •Bush Signs Measure to Pay Western Shoshone for Land (LA Times) 07/08 * requires sign

• •Casino Group Offers Schools $1 Billion to Get State Support (Denver Post) 07/08

• •Gila River Tribe Plans Land Buy (Arizona Republic) 07/07

• •Schumer: Use ruling to End Land Claim (Post Standard) 07/02 * requires sign

• •Gila Tribe May Buy 1,200 Acres in San Tan Park (Arizona Republic) 07/01

• •Tribe May Drop Romulus Casino (Detroit News) 06/30

• •City to Cowlitz Tribe: Let's Talk (The Columbian) 06/29

• •Supreme Court to Hear Dispute over Oneida Nation Land (Indianz.com) 06/29

• •Eureka Returns to Wiyot Tribe in Reconciliation for 1860 Massacre (Union-Tribune) 06/26

• •Western Shoshone Payout Bill Clears Congress (Indianz.com) 06/25

• •House Committee Hears Debate on Michigan Casino Bills (Detroit Free Press) 06/24

• •House Passes Long-stalled Bill to Pay Western Shoshone for Land (Union-Tribune) 06/21

• •Deal Likely on Two Casinos (Times Union) 06/19

• •Settle Tribal Land Issue (Argus Leader) 06/18

• •Oklahoma Tribe Asks State for Casino in Rochester (Post Standard) 06/15 * requires sign

• •Cayuga Claim Deal Panned (Post Standard) 06/15 * requires sign

• •Chumash Annex Controversy Continues (ksby.com) 06/15

• •Watery Grave Awaits Hoh Reservation (Post Intelligencer) 06/15

• •South Dakota Plans to Sue Tribe over Trust Land (Rapid City Journal) 06/14

• •Big Debate over a Tiny Park in Suquamish May Be Settled Soon (Post Intelligencer) 06/14

• •Repeal Would Allow Tribal Land Gaming (Providence Journal) 06/11 * requires sign

• •Cayuga Nation and Governor Pataki Sign M.O.U. (New York State Government) 06/10

• •Oneida Nation Sees Support in Bush Administration Brief (Indianz.com) 06/08

• •How the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe is Getting Tribal Lands Here (Hesperia Star) 06/08

• •Indian Tribe Clashes over Growth Plan (San Luis Obisop Tribune) 06/07

• •Lumbee Land Swap Decision Delayed (Fayetteville Observer) 06/04

• •Tiguas Apply for Public Trust in Two Area Counties (Alpine Avalanche) 06/03

• •Measure to Compensate Western Shoshone Delayed (Review Journal) 06/02

• •County: Tribe's Plan Incomplete (The Columbian) 05/26

• •Court Won't Rehear Challenge to Tribal Land Base (Indianz.com) 05/21

• •Pembroke Seeks Tribal Land Swap (Fayetteville Observer) 05/21

• •State Crafts Cayuga Land Deal (Post Standard) * requires sign

• •City Council Returns Land Back to Wiyot Tribe (Eureka Reporter) 05/19

• •Tribes Propose Casino to End Colorado land Claim (newsok.com) 05/19 * requires sign

• •Land Claim Has Feel of Extortion (Denver Post) 05/19

• •Mohegans Seek to Place More Land into Trust (The Day) 05/18 * requires sign

• •Plan to Sell to Tribe Offends Many (LA Times) 05/17 * requires sign

• •Tribal Casino Investors Offer State $1 Billion (Rocky Mountain News) 05/14

• •Tribes Say Placing Cloud on Land Titles Isn't Arm-twisting (Rocky Mountain News) 05/12

• •Gibbons Backs Reid Bill on Western Shoshone (Las Vegas Review-Journal) 05/07

• •Cayuga Tribe Moves Closer to a Casino in the Catskills (NYT) 05/04 * requires sign on

• •BIA to Take Land into Trust for Two Wisconsin Tribes (Indianz.com) 05/04

• •Court Upholds Off-reservation Gaming Provision in IGRA (Indianz.com) 05/03

• •Senate Approves Transfer of Old Minto Village (Daily News-Miner) 05/02

• •Tribe Wants Land in Sumter (Sumter North American Family Tribe of Sumter County) (The Daily Commercial) 04/28

• •Rendell asks court to dismiss tribe's suit (Philadelphia Inquirer) 04/24 * requires sign on

• •Battle Creek Casino Plan Is Put on Hold (Detroit Fee Press) 04/23

• •Campbell Weighs Hearings on Plan for Tribal Casino (Denver Post) 04/23

• •Chumash Land-into-Trust Opposed (Santa Maria Times) 04/23 * requires sign on

• •Delaware Tribe, Gillmann Group Start Land into Trust Application with Bureau of Indian Affairs
(Yahoo Finance) 04/22

• •Tribes Seek Access to Federal Lands (Oakland Tribune) 04/22

• •Feds Support Giving Ariz. Land to Tribe (Arizona Republic) 04/22

• •Oklahoma Tribe Suffers Setback in Casino Plan (newsok.com) 04/21 * requires sign on

• •Okla. Tribes Seek 27 Million Acres in Eastern Colo. (Denver Post) 04/15

• •Tribal Chairman Would Guarantee Access to Bighorn River Fishing Site in Land Swap (Billings Gazette) 04/15

• •Ukiah Tribe Says It Didn't Buy Land for Casino (Press Democrat) 04/15

• •Arundel Concered over Delawar Nation's Plan for Landfill (Baltimore Sun) 04/13

• •Tribe's Land Buy Arouses Fear of Casino Plans (Press Democrat) 04/08

• •Hearing Clarifies Nation's Bingo Hall Plans (Post Standard) 04/08 * requires sign on

• •Tribe: Land Claim Deal Doable (Post Standard) 04/02 * requires sign on

• •Shawnee Tribe Loses Claim to Land of Former Sunflower Plant (Journal-World) 04/01

• •Citizen Potawatomi Tribe Plans Housing on Land in Kansas (Indianz.com) 04/01

• •Cayuga Land Claim Rulings Challenged (Post Standard) * 04/01

• •Smith Pushes Land for Tribe (Gazette Times) 03/31

• •Duwamish Long for Longhouse; Tribe Has Land, Just Need a Little More Money (Post Intelligencer) 03/29

• •House Committee OKs Casino Deals (Detroit News) 03/26

• •Would Land Swap Remedy Old Problem? (Billings Gazette) 03/25

• •Coquille Indian Tribe Completes Purchase of Weyco Land (The World Link) 03/23

• •Tribe Focusing on Purchasing Ancestral Land (newsok.com) * 03/22

• •Miccosukee Tribe Asks Collier Judge to Dismiss DEP Lawsuit (Naples Daily News) 03/22

• •American Indian Tribe Hopes to Regain Land in DeKalb County (Metro News) 03/20

• •Tribe Offers Swap: Claim for Casino (Post Standard) * 03/19

• •Archeaology Professor Helps Cayuga Land Claims (The Ithacan) 03/18

• •Ex-Actor, Chumash Plan Community (LA Times) * 03/16

• •Chickasaw Nation Buys Land, Sparks Fued (newsok.com) * 03/14

• •Seneca-Cayuga Hall Remains on Hold (Post Standard) * 03/12

• •Minn. Tribe Wins Another Round in Reservation Dispute (Indianz.com) 03/11

• •Pala Tribe Wants 'Junkyard' Removed (North County Times) 03/11

• •Feds Hear Casino Opposition (Press Democrat) 03/11

• •Cowlitz Tribe Will Speak to Clarify La Center Land Proposal (The Oregonian) 03/10

• •Tribe Buys Land to Build Casino near Shullsburg (Wisconsin State Journal) 03/08

• •Opposition Steps Up As Tribe Seeks Trust Status (The Oregonian) 03/04

• •Bush Helps Barona Tribe Secure Access to Water Supply (Union Tribune) 03/03

• •Tribe's MRI Plan Stirs Dispute (Detroit News) 02/26

• •Would Tribe Build Arts Center? (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle) 02/26

• •Cayuga Land Claim Case to be Heard (Post Standard) * 02/25

• •Church Property Attracts Tribal Casino and Boat Retailer (St. Petersburg Times) 02/24

• •Pueblo Files Suit against Mining Company (Santa Fe New Mexican) 02/21

• •Kansas Tribe Buys Land in Ancestral Reservation (Indianz.com) 02/20

• •Colusa Tribe Opposing Enterprise Rancheria Casino (Appeal-Democrat) 02/19

• •County Approves Agreement with Cowlitz Tribe (The Columbian) 02/18

• •Port Huron Casino: All Bets May Be Off (Times Herald) 02/17

• •Tribe Lays Claim to Sunflower Site (Lawrence Journal World) 02/14

• •Sherrill Files Final Supreme Court Brief (Oneida Dispatch) 02/05

• •Indian Casino Not a Sure Bet (Colorado casino) (Denver Post) 02/04

• •Tribe seeking jackpot (Landless Miwok) (Sacramento Bee) 02/02

• •6 Local Tribes Seek Off-site Casinos (northern California) (Press Deomcrat) 01/29

• •Stillaguamish Tribe Puts Land in Trust as Buffer to Casino (Seattle Times) 01/28

• •Darrington-area Tribe Buys Land for its Future (herald.net) 01/18

• •Tribe takes land claim to federal court (Philadelphia Inquirer) 01/16

• •Sunflower Site Developer Affirmed (Lawrence Journal World) 01/16

• •Stevens Linked to Proposed Indian Casino in Colorado (News-Miner) 01/14

• •Western Shoshone Tribes Divided over Land Dispute with Government (Aberdeen News) 01/12

• •Town Hall Turns to Tribes (Herald and News) 01/12

• •300-room Hotel and Casino Proposed in Winchester (North County Times) 01/09

• •Return of Sealth's Home Hopeful Sign (Post Intelligencer) 01/08

• •Tribe Claims to Own Property on ND Campus (South Bend Tribune) 01/05

 

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