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• • Tribe to receive federal money (The Durango Herald) 12/28/07

• • Supreme Court's clerks find Indian law unimportant (Indian Country Today) 12/28/07

• • Supreme Court's clerks find Indian law unimportant (Indian Country Today) 12/28/07

• • Maine tribes seek changes to law limiting independence (Indian Country Today) 12/28/07

• • Mashpee, Wampanoag reported near accord (Cape Cod Times) 12/20/07

• • Lakota group pushes for new nation (The Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 12/20/07

• • Kickapoos lose legal round, raise prospect of expanding gambling anyway (Austin American-Statesman) 12/4/07

• • Nez Perce, Kootenai tribes sign gas tax pact (Associated Press) 12/1/07

• • Despite its wealth, the tribe continues to get lots of federal help (South Florida Sun-Sentinel) 11/29/07

• • Controversy over Indian tribe's grant grab (ABC 7 Eyewitness News) 11/28/07

• • $82.7 million provided to Tribal communities for law and justice system improvements (United States Department of Justice) 11/28/07

• • Sen. Dorgan plans bill to address Indian Country crime (Indianz.com) 11/20/07

• • Indians deserve support in fishing dispute (The Detroit News) 11/20/07

• • Tribal-state consent decree signed (Leelanau Enterprise) 11/13/07

• • NCAI kicks off annual convention in Denver (Indianz.com) 11/12/07

• • Clinton presents plan for Native America (Indian Country Today) 11/9/07

• • Governor talks with tribes at Warm Springs summit (KTVZ.com) 11/9/07

• • Judge OKs Michigan Indian hunting deal (The Washington Post) 11/5/07

• • House Resources hearing on self-governance bill (Indianz.com) 11/5/07

• • Hollow Water agrees to remove blockade from road (Winnipeg Sun) 11/3/07

• • Governor Richardson endorsed by All Indian Pueblo Council (All American Patriots) 11/1/07

• • High court skeptical of Carcieri's avoiding testimony in tribal case (South Coast Today) 11/1/07

• • County to reimburse Red Lake for child protection costs (Bemidji Pioneer) 10/31/07

• • Statewide alliance sought with tribes (The Oklahoman) 10/25/07

• • After long wait, jobs return to the Longhouse (The Herald) 10/5/07

• • Clear passage for fish at stake (The News Tribune) 9/21/07

• • Suit claiming tribes underpaid state is reinstated (North County Times) 9/11/07

• • Appeals court blocks Class III gaming for Texas tribe (Indianz.com) 8/21/07

• • State trumps tribe in sex offender case (Star Tribune) 8/14/07

• • City to again explore Lee Treviño extension (El Paso Times) 8/14/07

• • Coburn: Congress should force Cherokees’ decision (Tulsa World) 8/10/07

• • Maine tribes lose sovereignty in EPA water case (Indianz.com) 8/9/07

• • Officials want sales tax collected (The Oneida Daily Dispatch) 8/3/07

• • Cherokee funds bill delayed pending court decision (The Morning News) 8/2/07

• • Bill to sever U.S. relations with the Cherokee Nation moves forward (KOTV) 7/26/07

• • Top contenders say no to Prez on the Rez (The Press-Enterprise) 7/20/07

• • Tribes, state to work for mutual prosperity (Bangor Daily News) 7/20/07

• • Court must re-evaluate child-custody case in which Yankton Sioux Tribe intervened (The Rapid City Journal) 7/9/07

• • Micmac-Maliseet sovereignty case headed to Supreme Court (Indian Country Today) 7/9/07

• • Thruway authority shoots down $2M request (The Post-Journal) 7/6/07

• • Washington in brief (Indian Country Today) 6/29/07

• • American Indian law added to state bar exam (Rapid City Journal) 6/28/07

• • Congress must learn to listen (Indian Country Today) 6/22/07

• • Negotiation over freedmen faces deadline (The Muskogee Phoenix) 6/21/07

• • Cherokee Nation can't break treaty (Indianz.com) 6/20/07

• • Obama meets with Cherokee leaders (Asheville Citizen-Times) 6/18/07

• • Navajos to invite Obama, Giuliani (Gallup Independent) 6/14/07

• • House panel boosts funds for Indian programs (Indianz.com) 6/11/07

• • House panel holds NAHASDA reauthorization hearing (Indianz.com) 6/7/07

• • Tax Commission snuffs out tribal tobacco rules for now (The Oklahoman) 5/31/07

• • Iowa credited for step to enforce tribal judgments (The Des Moines Register) 5/29/07

• • Overdue bills prompt New Mexico to halt autopsies [Navajo] (Daily Herald) 5/29/07

• • Enforcing alcohol ban will be reviewed [Yakama Reservation] (Yakima Herald-Republic) 5/24/07

• • Land claim deal details released [Cayuga Indian Nation] (The Citizen) 5/23/07

• • State, tribes make a deal on shellfish after 17 years (Kitsapsun.com) 5/16/07

• • Give tribal authorities needed tools (The Bismarck Tribune) 5/15/07

• • Oregon tribes back Sen. Smith for re-election (Indianz.com) 5/15/07

• • Meskwaki chief urges veto of courts bill (The Courier) 5/10/07

• • Mary Kim Titla to run for Arizona Congress (Gallup Independent) 5/9/07

• • McCain swears off tribal money, but accepts contributions from lobbyists (TheHill.com) 5/8/07

• • Marysville, Tulalips pledge unity (Herald.net) 5/8/07

• • Governor nominates McDade for 4th District Court judge (The Salt Lake Tribune) 5/2/07

• • Democrats to hear resolution for reform of Indian Civil Rights Act (Chico Enterprise Record) 4/26/07

• • Maine tribe [Aroostook Band of Micmac Indians]loses sovereignty dispute with state (Indianz.com) 4/18/07

• • Band occupies Manitoba hydro station (CBC News) 4/16/07

• • Southern Ute leader is making Colorado safer (Indian Country Today) 4/13/07

• • State offers control of Morony Dam building to Little Shell Chippewa Tribe
(Great Falls Tribune) 4/6/07

• • Connecticut Native American Affairs Commission garners support (Indiancountry.com) 3/26/07

• • Hoopa says no deal on donation ban (Times Standard) 2/23/07

• • Appeals court rules tribes are subject to federal labor law (Indian Country Today) 2/16/07

• • Rep. Jo Ann Davis introduces apology bill (Indian Country Today) 2/12/07

• • Guatemalan Nobel Winner Forms Group (Washington Post) 2/12/07

• • California tribe loses major sovereignty court case (Indianz.com) 2/12/07

• • Women set up network to support their issues (Indian Country Today) 02/05/07

• • Taxing Indian stores varies in other states (Utica Observer Dispatch) 02/05/07

• • Young, minority lawmakers highlight changes (Tulsa World) 02/04/07

• • 2007 Legislature - American Indian Day: Leaders push power-plant tax break (Free New Mexican) 02/03/07

• • Lynda Lovejoy to replace Senator Leonard Tsosie (Cibola Beacon) 02/02/07

• • Rep. Renzi made co-chair of Native American Caucus (Indian Country Today) 01/26/07

• • The standards are clear: No tax on Indian lands (Buffalo News) 01/24/07

• • Lovejoy could replace Tsosie (Gallup Independent) 01/23/07

• • First Nation moves toward creating a reserve in Regina (CBC News) 01/23/07

• • Area tribes discuss political '07 outlook [California](North County Times) 1/19/07

• • Idaho tribes weigh in on courthouse murals (Oregonian) 1/19/07

• • Douglas Luckerman: Maine Indian policy and enlightened self-interest (Bangor Daily News) 1/15/07

• • Ronan Indian mascots called into question (Missoulian) 1/15/07

• • Proposed budget relies on untested sources [California] (Press-Enterprise) 1/10/07

• • 4 nominees to appeals courts are dropped (Washington Post) 1/10/07

• • Tribes need a focused political strategy, expert says (San Diego Union-Tribune) 1/9/07

• • Court rules cigarettes can stay tax-free (Post Standard) 1/9/07

• • Hopi woman, tribal liaison recommended as U.S. attorney for Arizona (Arizona Republic) 1/5/07

• • House Indian committee hopes sink under disputes (Indian Country Today) 1/5/07

• • As a nation, we're better off when politicians work together (Seattle Post Intelligencer) 01/02/07

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