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• • Let the Games begin: NIGC Gives Cayugas Approval (Indian Country Today) * 12/29

• • Tribe Formed Company to Bid on Contracts with Government and the Private Sector (Salt Lake Tribune) 12/17

• • Navajos Look for Ways to Fuel Economy (Gallup Independent) 12/16

• • Gaming Plans Still Need Work (Detroit News) 12/11

• • Tire Recycler First Nation is Looking for Ways to Sell Rubber for New Uses (Press Enterprise) * 12/9

• • Tribe's Own Mutual Fund Could Be a Smart Bet (LA Times) * 12/8

• • Tribe Plans Ethanol Plant and Feedlot (Billings Gazette) 12/3

• • Weyco nears Land Sale to Coquille Tribe (The World Link) 12/3

• • Massive Complex Set on Tribal Land (Arizona Central) 12/2

• • Eels under Yukon Ice Turn into Cash for Villagers (Anchorage Daily News) 11/30

• • The Oregon Supreme Court refuses to stop a tribe’s plans (Statesman Journal) 11/26

• • Slaughterhouse Solution (Missoula Independent) 11/13

• • Baldacci, Indian Leaders Agree to Work on Economic Strategy (mainetoday.com) 11/12

• • Grant to Help Alaska Tribe Sell Crafts Online (Daily News-Miner) 11/6

• • Tribe Intends to Build on Land in South Reno (Reno Gazette Journal) 11/5

• • Casino Start Set Today in Salamanca (Buffalo News) 11/4

• • Kake Tribe Digs into Compost Business (Alaska Journal) 11/3

• • Community at Odds (Gaming issue) (kval.com) 10/30

• • Kulongoski Ignites Project with Bang (Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe) (katu.com) 10/29

• • Stevens' Fish Rider for Adak Attacked (Anchorage Daily News) * 10/24

• • Tribe Launches Seafood Business (Providence Journal) * 10/23

• • Diné Prez: Bonds Are to Stop Brain Drain, Save Culture (Gallup Independent) 10/22

• • Mescalero Tribal Council OKs $200 Million for Inn (Albuquerque Journal) 10/22

• • Navajo Landowners Question BIA Agreement with Company (Indianz.com) 10/21

• • Three Affiliated Tribes to Sell Bison Products in the Area (Minot Daily News) 10/13

• • Ho-Chunk Named Top 500 Company by Magazine (Indianz.com) 10/12

• • Catawbas May Sue if Blocked in Santee (Times and Democrat) 9/25

• • Pueblo of Sandia Announces Plans for Hotel (New Mexico Business Weekly) 9/25

• • Beyond Pride (News Observer) 9/22

• • Penobscots, Seniors Outline Plan to Import Drugs from Canada (Press Herald) 9/17

• • Muckleshoots Begin Selling Tribe Salmon (King County Journal) 9/17

• • $500 Million Fed Contract Goes to Local Native Firm (Anchorage Daily News) 9/12

• • Navajos Seek Funds for Police Complex (Daily Times) 9/04

• • Barrow Native Corporation Buys Oil Services Firm (Anchorage Daily News) 9/04

• • Spending by Indian Bank Sparks Review (Anchorage Daily News) 8/26

• • Judge: Senecas unlikely to win Internet cigarette ban challenge ( Syracuse Post-Standard) 8/20

• • Indians might see small-biz money (Tribune Reporter) 8/18

• • Across the Big Sky: Reservation to get wind turbine (Great Falls Tribune) 8/15

• • Davis Signs New Indian Gaming Pact (Sacramento Bee) 8/14

• • Santa Ana Pueblo Doesn't Fear Shortfall (Albuquerque Journal) 8/14

• • Shirley Negotiating with Peabody (Daily Times) 8/13

• • Federal Regulation of Bingo Best (The State) 8/13

• • Metlakatla Bottled-water Plant Launched (Juneau Empire) 8/12

• • Trust Land Creates Debate about Business Development (Daily Sun) 8/11

• • Cigarette Tax Increase Will Help Region's Tribes (Reno-Gazette Journal) 8/11

• • Native Paper's Future is Unclear (Journal Star) 8/11

• • Catawbas Working to Change Minds about Jurisdiction of Proposed Bingo Parlor (wistv.com) 8/08

• • BP, Doyon Enter New Contract (News-Miner) 8/04

• • Indigenous Global Development Corporation Certified to Contract with Department of Defense
(Business Wire) 8/01

• • SIDEBAR: McCaleb Tips Reveal White House Politics (Indian Country Today) 8/01

• • An Odd Quiet Over Rx Imports (KMBC-TV) 8/01

• • Tribe Acknowledges Sale of Untaxed Cigarettes (turnto10.com) 8/01

• • Johnson Plans Boost to Indian Economy (Argus Leader) 8/01

• • Poplar Plant Nears $20 Million Deal (Great Falls Tribune) 8/01

• • Judge Denies Challenge to Muckleshoot Amphitheater (Post Intelligencer) 8/01

• • S.D. Asks Tribes to Impose Gas Tax (Argus Leader) 7/29

• • Tribe Calls for Ashcroft to Look into Police Raid (Pawtucket Times) 7/29

• • Casino Plan Creates Backlash against Indian Gaming (San Mateo County Times) 7/28

• • Indians Land $400 mil Project (Arizona Republic) 7/24

• • Tribal Meat Packing Plant near Malta to Open Aug. 4 (Great Falls Tribune) 7/24

• • Amber Waves Abundant (Daily Times) 7/24

• • Qwest, Pojoaque Make Deal for High-Speed Network (Santa Fe New Mexican) 7/22

• • Judge Upholds Casino Measure (Times Union) 7/18

• • Temporary Bingo Hall Planned for Aurelius (>Post Standard) * 7/18

• • Native Corporation Intends to Drill (Anchorage Daily News) 7/14

• • Cigarette Factory Studies Moriarty (Albuquerque Journal) 7/11

• • Indian Tribes Aim to Manage Bison Refuge (Washington Post) 7/08

• • Officials Still Working on Details of Bison Range Management (Missoulian.com) 7/03

• • Tribe Banking on New Business (NewsOK) * 7/01

• • Sealaska to Enter Plasma Business (Juneau Empire) 7/01

• • Choctaws: From Poverty to Prosperity in 40 Years (Clarion Ledger) 6/26

• • Parshall Company Gets Contract (KXMC.com) 6/25

• • Mohawk Chief Balks at $15M for Sullivan (Times-Herald Record) 6/24

• • Second Suit Challenges Cigarette Sales Law (Buffalo News) 6/24

• • Oneida Gaming Compact with Wisconsin Clears Federal Review (Star Tribune) * 6/19

• • Gila River Acquires Slot Rights from Zuni (Arizona Republic) 6/18

• • Tribe Offering $100,000 Loans (Gallup Independent) 6/16

• • Business Empire Transforms Life for Colorado Ute Tribe (Wall Street Journal) 6/13

• • Court Rejects Union Claim Against Native Contract (Indianz.com) 6/09

• • Gambling in Canoncito: Approval Impending (Gallup Independent) 6/06

• • On the Reservation, the Web Plays Dream Maker (NY Times) * 6/05

• • Bison Debate Heats Up (Missoulian) 6/04

• • Tribe Discusses Economic Needs with Carcieri (The Day) * 6/04

• • Indian Groups Jockey Over Bridgeport Casino Site (The Day) * 6/03

• • Carcieri Offers Tribe Economic Alternative (Providence Journal)* 5/28

• • Gila Tribe Banks on a River Walk (Arizona Republic) 5/28

• • Tribes Tackle Dilemma of Lewis and Clark Centennial (Rapid City Tribune) 5/28

• • Digital Divide Still an Issue for Indian Country (Indianz.com) 5/23

• • Lakota Fund Receives Grant (Rapid City Journal) 5/22

• • Gaming Bill Shot Down, Heading Back to Committee (Oklahoma Times) 5/19

• • Proposed Tribal Casino near Kansas Speedway Clears First Hurdle (KansasCity.com) 5/16

• • DOE Gives $200,000 Grant to Pueblos Council (Albuquerque Journal) 5/14

• • Pataki Signs Catskills Casino Pact (Record Online) 5/13

• • Tribe Seeks Halt to Hog Farm Suit (Rapid City Journal) 5/12

• • 'One Nation' Seeks Tribal Pact Changes (News-Star) 5/09

• • Key Senate Committee Hears Various Casino Ideas (Star Tribune) 5/07

• • State Justices Bow Out of Gaming Dispute (JSOnline) 5/07

• • Legislation Seeks Non-Indian Gas Tax (>Post-Standard) 5/01

• • Revised View of Gambling: Bane Is Now Boon (NYT) 5/01

• • Cayugas Pumped Up (>Post-Standard) 4/30

• • 7 More Tribes Sign Gaming Compacts (Journal Sentinel) 4/28

• • Appeals Court Says Game Is Legal Class II (Indianz.com) 4/21

• • Paiutes Are Developing Their Land and Rediscovering Their Heritage (Salt Lake Tribune) 4/21

• • Proposal to Give Tribe a Cut of State Sales Tax Dies (Post-Intelligencer) 4/18

• • Protesters Confront CIRI Loggers (Anchorage Daily News) 4/14

• • Pueblo, State Agree on Gas Deal (Santa Fe New Mexican) 4/9

• • 'We Are at War,' Says Indian Leader (Arizona Daily Star) 4/9

• • Tribal Rebirth: Casino Cash Helps Revive Cultures, Economies (Sacramento Bee) 4/6

• • Navajo sales-tax revenue fails to reach chapters (Daily-Times) 4/3

• • House Passes Indian Small Business Bill (Indianz.com) 4/1

• • Tribes Seek Exemption to Prop. 202 Gaming Pact (Arizona Republic) 3/31

• • War Keeps Sioux Armor Plant Busy (Bismarck Tribune) 3/28

• • Santa Clara Golf Course Swings into Business (NM Business Weekly) 3/26

• • Ho-Chunk Diversify with Theater, Bottled Water (LaCrosse Tribune) 3/26

• • Indian Affairs Committee Holds Gaming Hearing (Indianz.com) 3/24

• • Midwest Tribes See Big Payoffs in the East (NY Times) 3/24

• • Progress on Gaming Compact Slowed (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 3/21

• • Bill for Butte Casino Zone Introduced (Billings Gazette) 3/21

• • Santee Can Keep Gambling Devices (Omaha World Herald) 3/21

• • Tribes Hope to Restore Tax on BNSF (Billings Gazette) 3/20

• • Agua Caliente Reconsidering 10-year-old Hotel Tax Agreement with Palm Springs
(The Desert Sun) 3/18

• • Police May Lose Authority at Miccosukee Tribe's Casino (Miami Herald) 3/14

• • Indians Ask to Join Redistricting Suit (Great Falls Tribune) 3/14

• • Assembly Approves New Tribal Gaming Bill (Journal-Sentinel) 3/13

• • Indians Have Stake in Butte Gambling Project (Billings Gazette) 3/12

• • Four Indian Tribes Join to Build Hotel in D.C. (Washington Times) 3/7

• • Judge Rejects Dairyland Claim to End Indian Gambling (Star Tribune) 2/12

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