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•• Feinstein's use of Interior "drafting service" sparks controversy. ["Carcieri fix"](Indian Country Today) 12/30/10

•• The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a rehearing in the Oneida Indian land claim case. (RomeSentenial.com) 12/23/10

•• Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians files suit against Bay Mills Indian Community. (PetoskeyNews.com) 12/22/10

•• Cantwell, Murray legislation to relocate Hoh Indian Tribe passes House, will be signed into law (Senator Cantwell) 12/14/10

•• Court rejects Pyramid water claim (Nevada Appeal) 12/19/10

•• Navajos welcome pact, running water: Secretary Salazar, tribe president sign settlement (Durango Herald) 12/16/10

• • Interior Hayes defends Carcieri dealings (Indian Country Today) 12/13/10

• • Black Eagle: A historic day for Crow water rights (Indian Country Today) 12/10/10

• • Dems slip Indian gaming measure into spending bill (The Washington Examiner) 12/09/10

• • Native American Rights Fund says Stockbridge Munsee proposal a win - win (The Mid-Hudson News) 12/09/10

• • Pueblo tribes in New Mexico win approval for water settlements (Indianz.com) 12/01/10

• • 'Carcieri fix' held hostage (Indian Country Today) 12/07/10

• • Carcieri 'wrongly framed' as a gambling issue, says critics (Indian Country Today) 11/30/10

• • Bid to carve tribal park out of Redwood National Park (Yuba Net) 11/22/10

• • Senate passes water rights settlements for tribes in three states (Indianz.com) 11/22/10

• • Update-2: city, tribe agree to settlement in 'Indian country' suit (The Morning Sun) 11/08/10

• • Navajo lawmakers approve water rights settlement (The Deseret News) 11/05/10

• • Constitutionality of water law upheald by state Supreme Court (Water World) 10/29/10

• • Water rights settlement on hold (Indian Country Today) 10/29/10

• • Tribes strive for unity over Black Hills (The Argus Leader) 10/23/10

• • Navajo lawmakers to take up water rights pact (Associated Press) 10/19/10

• • Parsing Carcieri (Indian Country Today) 10/18/10

• • Counties eager to argue Oneida Nation case at Supreme Court (Indianz.com) 10/13/10

• • Court denies Onondaga land rights lawsuit (TradingMarkets.com) 10/06/10

• • BIA approves land-into-trust application for Graton Rancheria (Indianz.com) 10/05/10

• • Navajo Nation to vote on water rights deal (Arizona Public Radio) 09/29/10

• • Feds release Yakima groundwater study (The Seattle Times) 09/21/10

• • Obama pledges support to Taos Pueble water settlemtent (The Taos News) 09/18/10

• • Tentative deal reached in tribal suit (The Morning Sun) 09/16/10

• • BIA decision says United Deetoowah Band can seek land trust (The Cherokee Phoenix) 09/14/1

• • BIA decision says United Keetoowah Band can seek trust land (The Cherokee Phoenix) 09/14/10

• • Proposal would create tribal national park in Badlands (The Journal Star) 09/13/10

• • Huge tribal national park proposed (The Mitchell Daily Republic) 09/07/10

• • Residents and Indian tribe at odds over water (The Press Enterprise) 09/04/10

• • Passamaquoddys vow they still will fish in federal waters (The Kennebec Journal) 09/02/10

• • Indian tribe wants to join Asian Carp lawsuit (The Associated Press) 08/31/10

• • Tribal flooding addressed in new Senate bill (Indian Country Today) 08/28/10

• • Water rights negotiation continue (The Char-Kootsa News) 08/26/10

• • Everglades land deal: federal judge won't block Everglades deal with U.S. Sugar (SunSentinel.com) 08/23/10

• • 2nd Circuit: not sure why you thought we meant laches when we said laches (Turtle Talk) 08/19/10

• • Groups claim Chumash Tribe can't follow land-into-trust process (Indianz.com) 08/23/10

• • Federal court rejects Oneidas' land claim in NY (Lacrosse Tribune) 08/10/10

• • City plans suit on Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino (Indianz.com) 08/09/10

• • Court dismisses lawsuit from Wampanoag members (Cape Cod Times) 08/06/10

• • Regional tribal leaders meet with federal officials on conservation issues (The Shakopee Valley News) 08/05/10

• • 'Carcieri Fix' uncertain (Global Gaming Business Magazine) 08/02/10

• • Dorgan bill aims to help tribes hurt by dams (CSNBC) 07/27/10

• • Gas driller faces eviction from Utah reservation (The Washington Examiner) 07/20/10

• • Osage Nation granted more time to appeal reservation ruling (Tulsa World) 07/19/10

• • Tribal leaders meet in DC to lobby for fix to land-into-trust ruling (Indianz.com) 07/14/10

• • Tribe, county debate land (Coeur d'Alene Press) 07/08/10

• • After 103 years, Chemehuevi Indian tribe gets title to California land (vvdailypress.com) 07/07/10

• • NCAI/USET set July 13 Tribal Leader's Carcieri Summit (Indian Country Today) 07/07/10

• • GOP US Senate hopeful against Sealaska lands bill (The Anchorage Daily News) 07/07/10

• • Samish, Swinomish obtain two islands within territories (Indian Country Today) 07/02/10

• • House approves Pueblo jurisdiction, Creek land-into-trust bills (Indianz.com) 07/01/10

• • Tribe suing U.S. over land funds distribution plan (RGJ.com) 06/27/10

• • American Indian tribe worried about land (Burlington County Times) 06/27/10

• • Split appeals court rules against EPA and Navajo concerns (Indian Country Today) 06/22/10

• • Appeals court rules proposed uranium mine near Navajo town in New Mexico is not on Indian land (The Las Angeles Times) 06/15/10

• • Tenth Circuit rules in favor of Uranium Resources, Inc. in Indian country case (Forbes) 06/15/10

• • Sardis Lake deal up for vote before Oklahoma panel (NewsOK) 06/11/10

• • 10th Circuit rejects challenge to Wyandotte land-into-trust (Indianz.com) 06/08/10

• • Yankton Sioux Tribe loses bid to block federal land transfer (Indianz.com) 06/03/10

• • Appeals Court won't rehear Osage Reservation status case (Indianz.com) 05/26/10

• • Briefs filed in challenge to Gun Lake land-into-trust decision (Indianz.com) 05/19/10

• • Oklahoma City and Choctaw Nation both want water rights to local lake (The Oklahoma Gazette) 05/19/10

• • U.S. Supreme Court denies petition for writ of certiorari involving the Lummi Nation of Washington (Native American Law Blog) 05/18/10

• • Bill could speed up Indian land deals (The Argus Leader) 05/17/10

• • Fishing protest ends peacefully in Bemidji (The Star Tribune) 05/15/10

• • Some in the split Leech Lake Chippewa Band may force a showdown with the state (The Star Tribune) 05/11/10

• • Klamath Tribes land deal sparks debate (OregonBusiness.com) 05/05/10

• • Bill would settle Blackfeet water rights (The Great Falls Tribune) 04/29/10

• • Groups question BIA review of Chumash land-into-trust (Indianz.com) 04/29/10

• • Northern Minnesota Chippewa bands want to be able to hunt, fish under their own rules (TwinCities.com) 04/27/10

• • Hoh tribe confronts loss of reservation without new land (Indianz.com) 04/23/10

• • Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe wins decision on stolen water (Indianz.com) 04/22/10

• • Echohawk announces signing ceremony (Indian Country Today) 04/08/10

• • Osage Nation stands firm on in reservation dispute (Indian Country Today) 04/19/10

• • Appeals court upholds more water ruling for tribe (The Associated Press) 04/21/10

• • Chippewa to fish early in treaty clash (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) 04/21/10

• • County fights Winnebago Tribe's land-into-trust request (Indianz.com) 04/15/10

• • Black Hills claims settlement funds top $1 billion (The Huffington Post) 04/11/10

• • Tribe loses bid for Navy land (The Providence Journal) 04/07/10

• • Ancient Indian village in Rhode Island pits preservation against property rights (The New York Times) 04/06/10

• • Changes made to California Fee to Trust Consortium (Capitol Weekly) 04/01/10

• • Sealaska land transfer pondered (Indian Country Today) 03/31/10

• • U.S. court rejects suit over blocked construction on R.I. Native American site (The Providence Journal) 03/26/10

• • Tohono O'odham sues Interior Department over trust lands (Native American Law Blog) 03/25/10

• • Uranium licenses are upheald by a split federal appeals court (Indian Country Today) 03/21/10

• • City prevails over tribe in annexation suit (The Glendale Star) 03/18/10

• • Smugglers intrude on Arizona reservation (USA Today) 03/15/10

• • 1934 might be key to Oneida Indian Nation land trust suit (The Oneida Daily Dispatch) 03/10/10

• • Osage Nation seeks rehearing (Tulsa World) 03/09/10

• • Old troubles resurface in conflict with UTA, American Indians (The Daily Utah Chronicle ) 03/09/10

• • Besieged by water, Hoh tribe seeks 37 acres of Olympic National Park (The Seattle Times) 03/08/10

• • Opinion: dominant culture doesn't trump Alaska Native rights (Juneau Empire) 03/02/10

• • Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and IRS settle lawsuit over disputed land (ArgusLeader.com) 03/01/10

• • Arizona Supreme Court Ok's water rights settlement (Indian Country Today) 02/26/10

• • Hope, worry about settlement of discrimination suit with black farmers (The Washington Post) 02/26/10

• • Tribe members win class cert. in power line dispute (Law360.com) 02/25/10

• • Landmark Klamath River restoration and dam removal agreements signed (Indian Country Today ) 02/25/10

• • BIA changes stance on Narragansett land acquisition (Indianz.com ) 02/24/10

• • Tribes taking control of mortgages (Indian Country Today) 02/09/10

• • To cool global meltdown, G-7 heads deep into arctic (KWQC) 02/03/10

• • Missoula attorney named advisor for U.S. Interior (GreatFallsTribune.com) 01/30/10

• • House due to consider three Indian water rights bills (Indianz.com) 01/21/10

• • County ordered to pay tribe 1.5M (The Rhinelander Daily News) 01/09/10

• • Klamath settlement agreements finalized (Bay Area Indymedia) 01/08/10

 

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