Navajos riveted by Farrakhan’s words

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – In the evolution of dismantling the forces of racism and oppression, Minister Louis Farrakhan’s visit to the Navajo Nation has claimed a place in history, say Navajos empower
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Keweenaw Bay victory could help landowners

KEWEENAW BAY, Mich. – Homeowners throughout Indian country could benefit if the recent U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision in favor of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community remains unchallenged. A thre
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A lineup of lobbyists

Part one
Editors’ note: This is the first in a two-part series on lobbyists in Indian country.
WASHINGTON – Everyone agrees that the best lobbyists for tribe
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Settlement number in Cobell remains elusive

WASHINGTON – A week of escalations in the suspense over a sum to settle the Cobell v. Kempthorne trust funds litigation ended in perfect character for such a convoluted lawsuit – the money went missin
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Pombo steers gaming bill to full House

Analysis
WASHINGTON – The Resources Committee in the House of Representatives has sent a bill that would end reservation shopping to the full House by a vote of 27 in favor and nine
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Farrakhan addresses Navajo Nation Council

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Minister Louis Farrakhan, speaking to the Navajo Nation Council, received applause and a standing ovation as he challenged Navajos toward self-reliance based on their wisdom, tale
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Gaming act changes sink under Senate holds

WASHINGTON – A cluster of holds on a Senate bill to amend the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act has forced its sponsor to acknowledge that the time for overcoming them grows short in an election year. Sen.
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Health program funding awaits Senate approval

Other monies proposed for environmental protection
SEATTLE – The Urban Indian Health Program has allocated $32.7 million in a spending bill now before the Senate for approval. The
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Curanderos at ‘El Cachote’

Eloy Rodriguez and the cloud forest
SIERRA DE BAHORUCO, Dominican Republic – Even here in these ancient mountains that mesmerized and paralyzed the Spanish conquistadors, where the
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Washington in Brief

Artman nominated to BIA top post, Tribal Labor Relations Act gets a late hearing
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