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• • Rumsey Tribe to finance eminent domain purchase (Philadelphia Enquirer) 12/27/05

• • County to vote on tribal center (Great Falls Tribune) 12/12/05

• • San Manuels acquire land (San Bernadino Sun) 11/30/05

• • Gila nation defends stance (Arizona Republic) 11/29/05

• • Makah Tribe buying up timber land traded away in 1855 treaty (AP) 11/28/05

• • Cayuga Nation wants more time (Finger Lakes Times) 11/24/05

• • Tribal leader wants federal court to define money, land rights (Las Vegas Sun) 11/22/05

• • City makes first payment to Jicarillas (Santa Fe New Mexican) 11/23/05

• • Oneidas fight city's foreclosure plans (Syracuse Standard) 11/22/05

• • Rulings change with justices (Syracuse Post-Standard) 11/16/05

• • Bill would add land to reservation (Riverside Press-Enterprise) 11/15/05

• • Third court decision favors land-into-trust process (Indianz.com) 11/11/05

• • Federal sale may include treaty lands (Indian Country Today) 11/11/05

• • Tribe's challenge dismissed (Las Vegas Review-Journal) 11/10/05

• • Shoshone-Bannock tribes end objections to water settlement (KTVB) 10/31/05

• • Judge stops Oneida County land grab (Syracuse Post-Standard) 10/29/05

• • Tribe [Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe] plans boundary suit (Morning Sun) 10/27/05

• • Comment period for land trust grows (Syracuse Post-Standard) 10/26/05

• • El Paso asks feds to intervene (Gallup Independent) 10/25/05

• • Puyallups water plan provokes concern (Tacoma News-Tribune) 10/24/05

• • Navajo seeks to resolve pipeline conflict (Arizona Republic) 10/24/05

• • Judge locks Crow Tribal Court out of land dispute (AP) 10/24/05

• • Appeals court drains Klamath River, coho plan (Eureka Times-Standard) 10/19/05

• • Ohio opposes bid by Shawnee to regain land (Cinncinatti Enquirer) 10/19/05

• • City postpones construction (Santa Fe New Mexican) 10/18/05

• • Tribe receives nearly 28 acres (Pensacola News Journal) 10/17/05

• • Pueblo seeks to halt chairlift (AP) 10/13/05

• • Tribe battles proposed limit on Canyon tourist trips (Arizona Republic) 10/13/05

• • Find a path for tiny Quileute tribe (Editorial) (Seattle Times) 10/13/05

• • Quileute Tribe to meet over park boundary dispute (Indianz.com) 10/12/05

• • Town, tribe reach new water deal (Payson Roundup) 10/11/05

• • County letter against tribal land on hold for 2 weeks (Porterville Recorder) 10/12/05

• • Congress could step into land dispute (Syracuse Post-Standard) 10/11/05

• • Tribes' deal hits 25-year mark (Portland Press-Herald) 10/11/05

• • Government returns land to Oregon tribes (Billings Gazette) 10/11/05

• • Legacy of the land claims (Bango Daily News) 10/8/05

• • Miami council annexes land (Joplin Globe) 10/6/05

• • Federal official says Cayuga land could be subject to foreclosure (Auburn Citizen) 9/29/05

• • Oneida city targets nation's parcels (Syracuse Post-Standard) 9/28/05

• • Town, Tribe To Formally Agree On Reservation Boundaries (The New London Day) 9/28/05

• • Agency seeks opinions on Oneida land trust (Syracuse Post-Standard) 9/27/05

• • Tribes, conservation group slam appeal (Jackson Hole Star Tribune) 9/26/05

• • Indians make gains in reclaiming tribal lands in Brazil (Austin American-Statesman) 9/25/05

• • The Hopi Way may vanish so skiers can play (Arizona Republic) 9/23/05

• • Keetoowah Band, Cherokee Nation still at odds (Indianz.com) 9/23/05

• • Fort Hall Gets Gift from Federal Government (KIFI) 9/22/05

• • Tribe Again Loses Legal Claim to Former Ammunition Plant Site (AP) 9/22/05

• • Plan to compensate Spokane Tribe hits snag (AP) 9/20/05

• • Time runs out for land claim deals (Syracuse Post Standard) 9/20/05

• • Gaming clouds already lengthy land-into-trust process (Indianz.com) 9/16/05

• • Tribe celebrates, but state may appeal (Indianz.com) 9/16/05

• • Appeals court upholds legality of land-into-trust process (Indianz.com) 9/14/05

• • Mediator Terms Oneida Talks Useless (Syracuse Post-Standard ) 9/9/05

• • Tribe closer to gaining land (Sacramento Bee) 9/8/05

• • Judge hears arguments in Oneidas' case (Syracuse Post-Standard ) 9/7/05

• • Washoe Tribe wants better access to East Shore property (Tahoe World) 9/7/05

• • As need for roads grows, Valley looks to tribes to pave the way (Arizona Republic) 9/7/05

• • Suagee: Getting land into federal trust status (Indian Country Today) 9/1/05

• • Tribal Patrol Keeps Water Calm (Spokesman-Review) 8/27/05

• • Ho-Chunk Nation fixes gutted houses (Northwest Indiana Times) 8/25/05

• • Grant helps reservation secure water supply (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 8/24/05

• • Muckleshoots land deal questioned (Tacoma News Tribune) 8/24/05

• • Nations ask judges to rehear case (Auburn Citizen) 8/23/05

• • County to file against annexation (Santa Maria Times) 8/23/05

• • Tribe pays $70K in taxes (Auburn Citizen) 8/18/05

• • Judge rejects salmon lawsuit (Klamath Falls Herald and News) 8/18/05

• • Oneidas lower offer for claims (The Albany Times-Union) 8/12/05

• • Reasons to oppose tribal annexation (Santa Maria Times) 8/11/05

• • County opposes Chumash annexation (The Lompoc Record) 8/10/05

• • California tribe sues over federal water plan (Indianz.com) 8/10/05

• • Chavez Gives Land Titles to the Indigenous (Washington Post) 8/9/05

• • An argument against annexation (Santa Maria Times) 8/8/05

• • EPA: Coeur d'Alene Tribe can develop water quality standards (KGW.com) 8/8/05

• • Bush returns 15,000 acres to Colorado River Tribe (Arizona Central) 8/2/05

• • Interior asks Congress for power to take Indian lands (Indianz.com) 7/18/05

• • Tribes confident on land claims despite court rulings (Indianz.com) 7/15/05

• • House holds hearing on New York tribal land claims (Indianz.com) 7/15/05

• • NCAI's Hall stresses sovereignty in high court debate (Indianz.com) 7/13/05

• • House hearing on New York tribal land claims (Indianz.com) 7/13/05

• • Washoe tribe sues city over subdivision (Tahoe Daily Tribune) 7/12/05

• • Supervisors to review Chumash annex plan (Santa Maria Times) 7/12/05

• • Prosecutor doubts tribe will 'win' Athens County in statewide suit (The Athens News) 7/11/05

• • Cayugas move to put land in trust (Syracuse Post-Standard) 7/11/05

• • State, tribes disagree on status of talks (Syracuse Post-Standard) 7/8/05

• • Colvilles receive $13.5 million in settlement over Wells Dam (Northwest News Channel 8) 7/8/05

• • Land-claim decisions leave many questions (The Syracuse Post-Standard) 7/4/05

• • Ottawa leaders sue Ohio, visit island (The Plain Dealer) 7/1/05

• • Acre of land finds its way home to the Suquamish Tribe (The Seattle Times)

• • Tribes' attorney vows to tie up water rights settlement (Idaho State Journal) 6/29/05

• • Appeals court dismisses land claim in favor of state (Indianz.com) 6/29/05

• • Senecas get Cuba Lake acreage in historic settlement with state (Buffalo News) 6/23/05

• • Chumash, county move closer to agreement (Lompoc Record) 6/21/05

• • Legal issues snarl state-tribe water pact (Billings Gazette) 6/21/05

• • Oneida Nation faces historic challenge (Indian Country Today) 6/17/05

• • Tuscarora man loses fight over fishing rights (Buffalo News) 6/15/05

• • BIA says Oneida Nation subject to local taxes (Indianz.com) 6/13/05

• • Shinnecock Tribe Plans Suit, Claiming Land in Hamptons (The New York Times) 6/12/05

• • Forest Service, San Ildefonso Pueblo settle land claim (KVIA) 6/9/05

• • EPA case on tribal sovereignty attracts attention (Indianz.com) 6/7/05

• • Tribe gets OK to buy water district (The Oklahoman) 6/7/05

• •Upcoming ruling could cancel bingo (Syracuse Post Standard) 6/5/05

• • Ottawa tribe's claim to North Bass Island is rejected by Petro (Toledo Blade) 6/3/05

• • Farmers, tribes ink agreement on salmon (Skagit Valley Herald) 6/2/05

• • Miccosukees forced to give up land to Glades restoration (Naples Daily News) 5/27/05

• • Judge says Bush salmon plan ignores impact of dams (The Seattle Times) 5/30/05

• • Chitina access agreement elusive (Fairbanks News-Miner) 5/27/05

• • County fights Indian request (Syracuse Post-Standard) 5/25/05

• • High court sticks by Oneida ruling (Finger Lakes Times) 5/24/05

• • State asks Oneidas to settle land claim (Times Union) 5/16/05

• • Blumenthal blasts BIA's 'new rules' (Indian Country Today) 5/13/05

• • Chumash tribe seeks to annex land (The Lompoc Record) 5/12/05

• • Senate hearing to tackle land-into-trust process (Indianz.com) 5/10/05

• • Land deal irks tribe (Farmington Daily News) 4/29/05

• • County claims Oneidas owe $2.3 million in property taxes (NBC 3) 4/29/05

• • Land-into-trust for gaming under more scrutiny (Indianz.com) 4/28/05

• • Pataki on Federal Trusts (Syracuse Post Standard) 4/27/05

• • Corps, tribe land transfer proposal to receive public scrutiny (Grand Forks Herald) 4/26/05

• • Water accords joyous to tribe (The Arizona Republic) 4/23/05

• • Judge says statute of limitations gone in lawsuit (Northwest News Channel 8) 4/21/05

• • State Senate backs move to stop land from going into trust (Finger Lakes Times) 4/20/05

• • Haida open Seattle front in forest fight (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 4/20/05

• • Richardson, Shirley sign water rights agreement (Farmington Daily Times) 4/20/05

• • Nation wants all land in trust (The Oneida Daily) 4/13/05

• • Tribe will pay taxes in Cayuga County (Syracuse Post-Standard) 4/8/05

• • Johnson says corps will help tribe with water intake (Aberdeen News) 4/7/05

• • Eyebrows raised over Hydro payments to First Nation (CBC Manitoba) 4/7/05

• • Oklahoma tribe wants to reclaim part of a lake Erie Island (AP) 4/7/05

• • Sho-Ban wary of pact: Tribe has 56 objections to water deal (Idaho State Journal) 4/5/05

• • Five land claim tribes meet (The Janeville Gazette) 3/31/05

• • Tribe races to secure water (Argus Leader) 3/31/05

• • Owens: Take casino plan to voters (Rocky Mountain News) 3/31/05

• • Supreme Court overturns Oneida Nation case (Indianz.com) 3/30/05

• • Pataki, city, foes pleased with Oneida Nation ruling (Indianz.com) 3/30/05

• • Idaho gov. signs historic water deal (Corvallis Gazette-Times) 3/25/05

• • Idaho Senate Finalizes Historic Water Deal (Star Tribune) 3/17/05

• • Onondaga Indians Sue NY Over Land But Spurn Casino (Planet Ark) 3/14/05

• • Hearing focuses on land claim pacts (The Oneida Daily Dispatch) 3/12/05

• • Onondagas file huge land claim (The Syracuse Post-Standard) 3/11/05

• • 9th Circuit rejects tribe's $6 billion claim (KGW.com) 3/10/05

• • More hearings sought on water deal (The Lewiston Tribune) 3/9/05

• • Sachem pursues racetrack vision (The Call) 3/9/05

• • Western Shoshones file Yucca lawsuit (Las Vegas Review-Journal) 3/5/05

• • Tribe helps its cousins carve out a homeland (The Arizona Republic) 3/6/05

• • Water rights decision put off: House panel delays acting until Friday (Idaho State Journal) 2/24/05

• • Court rejects Wampanoags' land claim (Providence Journal) 2/12/05

• • Chumash, county to negotiate (The Lompoc Record) 2/9/05

• • State staying out of river fight (Billings Gazette) 2/8/05

• • Pataki, tribe settle lawsuit (Times Union) 1/2/05

• • California tribe wins round in testy water fight (Indians.com) 1/24/05

• • Tribe to forge on with fish kill suit (Eureka Times-Standard) 1/20/05

• • Tribes still seeking land, water solution (Herald and News) 1/16/05

• • New policy clears way for roads on reservation (Rapid City Journal) 1/14/05

• • Feds renege on Aamodt settlement (The New Mexican) 1/13/05

• • State engineer to continue with settlement (Farmington Daily Times) 1/11/05

• • Native group sues U.S. agencies over water rights (Anchorage Daily News) 1/08/05

• • Indian land dispute could have far-reaching effects (News Day) 1/8/05

• • U.S. appeals panel rules Samish can argue in court for fishing rights (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 1/07/05

 

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