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• • White Plume moves out [Oglala Sioux Tribe](Rapid City Journal) 12/9/06

• • Tribal courts hands are tied [Oglala Sioux Tribe](Rapid City Journal) 12/4/06

• • Lummi work program provides alternative to jail (Bellingham Herald) 11/26/06

• • Morongo chairman resigns due to illness (Press Enterprise) 10/24/06

• • Navajo president talks about tribe's successes (AP) 10/17/06

• • 'Sovereign nations' waving wads of money (Times-Standard) 10/13/06

• • Tribal proposal would let tribal courts hear probate cases (AP) 10/11/06

• • UIATF's Phil Lane points to 'The Fourth Way' (Beacon Hill News) 10/4/06

• • Money dispute over Lumbee housing boils over (Fayetteville Observer) 10/11/06

• • Steele, White Plume are tribe's top two candidates (Rapid CIty Journal) 10/5/06

• • Navajo presidential contenders debate at ASU (ASU Web Devil) 10/4/06

• • Navajo Council sets agenda for fall council session (Farmingotn Daily Times) 10/3/06

• • O'odham boss won't lose job in deposit flap (Arizona Daily Star) 9/28/06

• • Goshutes: U.S. will oversee tribal election (Salt Lake Tribune) 9/28/06

• • Yakamas reinstate appeals court (Yakima Herald) 9/27/06

• • Father, daughter assume new tribal roles (Bangor Daily News) 9/22/06

• • Sault Tribe to consider constitutional amendment (Soo Evening News) 9/21/06

• • Hall advances to general election (Bismarck Tribune) 9/20/06

• • [Tulalip] Chairman maps Tribes' future with commitment to the past (Seattle Times) 9/20/06

• • Fallon tribe's election rescheduled for Dec. 16 (Lohontan Valley News) 9/19/06

• • Candidates break out the mud (Gallup Independent) 9/14/06

• • Fond du Lac tribal chairman resigns (Duluth News Tribune) 9/13/06

• • Tribal election fills positions (Oklahoman) 9/13/06

• • Penobscot Nation elects new chief (Bangor Daily News) 9/12/06

• • Passamaquoddy oust Newell, elect Nicholas new governor (Bangor Daily News) 9/8/06

• • 7:08 am: Hopi Tribal Council suspends chairman, staff (AP) 9/7/06

• • Tribal governor, other officials elected by Passamaquoddys (Bangor Daily News) 9/7/06

• • Fallon tribe to hold elections Sept. 23 (Nevada Appeal) 9/6/06

• • Pima-Maricopa Community will vote today on leadership (Arizona Republic) 9/5/06

• • Nine seeking tribal chairman post (Grand Forks Herald) 9/4/06

• • Ex-officials post bail in tribal fraud case (AP) 8/31/06

• • Fourteen challenge for [Oglala Sioux] tribe's top post (Rapid City Journal) 8/31/06

• • 7 ex-tribe officials face fund misuse charges (San Francisco Chronicle) 8/30/06

• • Passamaquoddy governor under fire (Bangor Daily News) 8/26/06

• • Zuni leaders mum on councilman Tsikewa's two-week suspension (Gallup Independent) 8/23/06

• • Goshute official resigns in protest (Salt Lake Tribune) 8/23/06

• • Absentee votes help chief keep Comanche post (Oklahoman) 8/22/06

• • Issues, not running mates, will decide race (Farmington Daily Times) 8/17/06

• • Navajo presidential candidates choose running mates (Santa Fe New Mexican) 8/15/06

• • Election of tribal leader put on hold (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 8/14/06

• • Incumbant tribal chairman leads after election returns (Rapid City Journal) 8/10/06

• • Shirley to face Lovejoy in Navajo general election (Native American Times) 8/9/06

• • Arlen Quetawki fails to advance in Zuni election (Gallup Independent) 8/9/06

• • Navajo woman to be first to run for tribal presidency (Santa Fe New Mexican) 8/9/06

• • Councilman stands up for embattled Hopi chair (Arizona Daily Sun) 8/9/06

• • Jourdain sworn in as Red Lake chairman (Minneapolis Star Tribune) 8/9/06

• • Red Lake meeting to deal with election dispute (Minneapolis Star Tribune) 8/8/06

• • Ousted leader not giving up (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 8/4/06

• • Navajo candidates debate (AP) 8/2/06

• • Second chief Madros dies (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner) 8/1/06

• • Jourdain denies allegations; chairman plans to bring issue before Red Lake Tribal Council (Bemidji Pioneer) 7/30/06

• • Ousted chairman wants to run again [Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate] (Rapid City Journal) 7/30/06

• • Fire Thunder to file suit in tribes supreme court (Rapid City Journal) 7/29/06

• • Hopi chair faces complaint of misconduct (Gallup Independent) 7/29/06

• • Ken Hansen, 1952-2006: Samish leader fought to make U.S. recognize tribe (Seattle Post-Inteligencer) 7/27/06

• • Hopi Chairman to Face Tribal Council on Aug. 3 over off-Rez hotel drinking incident (REZ BIZ Magazine) 7/27/06

• • Impeachment court date postponed (Rapid City Journal) 7/27/06

• • Indian chief dies when canoe overturns (AP) 7/27/06

• • Eastern Pequot tribe vote results in leadership change (New London Day) 7/25/06

• • Misconduct complaint filed against Hopi chairman (Arizona Republic) 7/22/06

• • Fire Thunder reinstated and removed once more (Indian Country Today) 7/21/06

• • Jourdain reelected at Red Lake (Grand Forks Herald) 7/20/06

• • Fire Thunder ousted again (Rapid City Journal) 7/19/06

• • Pechanga tribal council picked (Riverside Press-Enterprise) 7/19/06

• • Fire Thunder reinstated (Indian Country Today) 7/18/06

• • Jourdain faces runoff to keep post in Red Lake (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) 7/17/06

• • Protesters decry tribal government (Riverside Press-Enterprise) 7/15/06

• • Pechanga elections set amid protests (Riverside Press-Enterprise) 7/13/06

• • Fontaine re-elected as head of Assembly of First Nations (CBC) 7/12/06

• • Kickapoo officers finally take office (Okahoman) 7/12/06

• • Vern Lee allowed to run for Navajo Nation president (Farmington Daily TImes) 7/11/06

• • Micmac chief placed on unpaid suspension (AP) 7/7/06

• • Former tribal chairwoman convicted of terrorizing (Grand Forks Herald) 6/30/06

• • Tohono O'odham vice chairman to resign (Arizona Daily Star) 6/28/06

• • Two incumbents fall in Blackfeet council election (Great Falls Tribune) 6/28/06

• • Fire Thunder: Halting sexual violence should lead political agenda (Indian Country Today) 6/26/06

• • Poarch swears in new Tribal council, chairman (Atmore Advance) 6/14/06

• • New [Shoshone-Bannock] tribal chairman (KPVI) 6/13/06

• • [Navajo] President hopefuls explain objectives (Farmington Daily Times) 6/12/06

• • Ex-judge involved in drug ring gets 63 months (Billings Gazette) 6/9/06

• • Tribunal approves Cherokee constitution (AP) 6/8/06

• • Three Blackfeet incumbents lose out in primary (Great Falls Tribune) 6/8/06

• • Oglala Sioux Tribe Council bans abortions, suspends president (Rapid City Journal) 6/1/06

• • Gila River governor suspended (Arizona Republic) 6/1/06

• • Dorreen Yellow Bird Column: Tribal governments need checks (Grand Forks Herald) 5/13/06

• • Tribe's LNG meetings remain closed, court rules (Bangor Daily News) 5/9/06

• • Appeals court upholds convictions of Standing Rock officials (Alexandra Town Talk) 4/24/06

• • Barbry's Tunica-Biloxi reign celebrated (Alexandra Town Talk) 4/23/06

• • Defendant defiant in tax, fraud trial (South Bend Tribune) 4/20/06

• • Charges against [Nevada] tribe leader dropped (Stockton Record) 4/18/06

• • Osage chief seeks re-election (Oklahoman) 4/18/06

• • High court mulls BDN [Bangor Daily News] case on access to tribal meetings (Bangor Daily News) 4/13/06

• • Quinault Indians name new leader tribal attorney Fawn Sharp (AP) 3/28/06

• • Ex-chairman to receive $600K for apology (Miami Herald) 3/23/06

• • Tribe celebrates new leader (Woodland Daily Democrat) 3/20/06

• • Understanding the nature of tribal government (Santa Maria Times) 3/19/06

• • Seminole Tribe settles legal feud with ousted leader (AP) 3/17/06

• • Shirley to announce re-election campaign (Gallup Independent) 3/16/06

• • Tribal chairman cheers ouster of 2 (Oklahoman) 3/16/06

• • Navajo presidency up for grabs Five candidates announce bid to run for position (Farmington Daily Times) 3/15/06

• • Delegates must pick new leader (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner) 3/15/06

• • Sisseton tribal chairman removed from office (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 3/13/06

• • Lisa Adams settles into OST [Ogala Sioux Tribe] judgeship (Rapid City Journal) 3/10/06

• • Cheyenne-Arapaho consider government revamp (Oklahoma) 3/8/06

• • Big changes in Gila Tribe (Arizona Republic) 3/7/06

• • Appeals court uphold tribal suit dismissal (Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier) 3/5/06

• • BTBC asks for opinion on vote, Schildt still suspended (Glacier Reporter) 2/22/06

• • Grand chief found guilty of blackmail (Winnipeg Sun) 2/22/06

• • Head of TCC [Tanana Chief Conference] to resign (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner) 2/15/06

• • Cherokees postpone filing suit against U.S. (Oklahoman) 2/14/06

• • Trial looms large for Kickapoo figures (San Antonio Express-News) 2/15/06

• • Council reinstates Big Crow (Rapid City Journal) 2/10/06

• • Spirited leader Ken Hansen steps down after battling for the Samish for decades (Ancortes American) 2/8/06

• • Interim ogema sworn in (Ludington Daily News) 2/8/06

• • Little River Band tribal leader fired (AP) 2/2/06

• • State of the Indian Nations address focuses on Four Great Steps (Native American Times) 2/2/06

• • Blackfeet tribal business council reinstates member (Great Falls Tribune) 2/1/06

• • Mohegan Official Resigns (Hartford Courant) 1/27/06

• • Tribal vote bans Bouschor, Shagen from '06 election (Soo Evening News) 1/26/06

• • Ottawa tribal leader again fights to keep job (Lansing State Journal) 1/24/06

• • Kickapoo tribal court to get case of 2003 office takeover (Oklahoman) 1/24/06

• • For Bolivian Majority, a New Promise (Washington Post) 1/23/06

• • Sunday tribal meeting raises concern (North County Times) 1/19/06

• • Iowa tribal chairman, 78, dies after long illness (Oklahoman) 1/16/06

• • Tribal leader Francis mourned (Bangor Daily News) 1/14/06

• • Tribal governor dies in crash (Portland Press Herald) 1/14/06

• • Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council elects chairman (AP) 1/10/06

• • Former officer of Michigan tribe sentenced in fraud case (AP) 1/10/06

• • President Fire Thunder [Oglala Sioux] reinstated (Indian Country Today) 1/9/06

• • Prairie Band Potawatomi chairman resigns (Indianz.com) 1/6/06

• • Two strong' figures Resign from Eastern tribal Council (New London Day) 1/5/06

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