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Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.


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• • Native Americans get business smart (American Public Media) 12/20/06

• • [Navojo Nation] to partially own Desert Rock (Farmington Daily Times) 12/11/06

• • Amerindian Center faces loss of federal funding (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 12/11/06

• • Diversifying tribes take a global view (LA Times) 12/10/06

• • Seminole Tribe buys Hard Rock chain (Wall Street Journal) 12/6/06

• • Contract for Animas-La Plata pipeline issued (Farmington Daily Times) 12/5/06

• • Northern tribes rally to boost economy (Minnesota Public Radio) 11/30/06

• • Tribe on the books for $80 million debt (Bismarck Tribune) 11/26/06

• • Cherokee Nation approves minimum wage hike (AP) 11/14/06

• • Native revenues dominate (Anchorage Daily News) 11/14/06

• • Paiute tech company climbs ranks in just three years (Salt Lake Tribune) 11/13/06

• • Armor Plant Awarded Military Contract (Houston Chronicle) 11/13/06

• • Financial development movement comes of age (Indian Country Today) 11/3/06

• • Tribes pull in profits, grants (Tulsa World) 10/22/06

• • Tribes seek to diversify interests beyond gaming (South Bend Tribune) 10/20/06

• • Tribe increases its hourly minimum wage (The Oklahoman) 10/12/06

• • New program solves reservation home ownership conundrum (Indian Country Today) 10/10/06

• • Credit group helps Hopis obtain loans (Arizona Republic) 10/9/06

• • Thinking outside the box: Shoshones rely on intellectual resources to grow an economy (Deseret Morning News) 9/28/06

• • A time of change Industry plans cause discord in, out of tribes (Deseret Morning News) 9/26/06

• • Cherokees pass historic budget (Tulsa World) 9/22/06

• • Bristol Bay Corp. posts startling sales (Anchorage Daily News) 9/22/06

• • Cherokee chief vetoes wage hike (Tulsa World) 9/20/06

Education

• • Catawba members take pride in literacy, education program (Rock Hill Herald) 9/28/06

• • Impact aid case going to high court (Gallup Independent) 9/27/06

• • Indian tribes significantly contribute to tax base (Olympian) 9/12/06

• • Tax proposal would fund judicial, public safety facilities (Farmington Daily Times) 9/12/06

• • Step over gorge's edge (Deseret Morning News) 9/5/06

• • Native Americans still poorest in United States (Indianz.com) 8/31/06

• • Fed help expected to boost Mescalero housing (Ruidosos News) 8/30/06

• • IT company's success buoys a Winnebago community (Omaha World-Herald) 8/27/06

• • [Three Affiliated] Tribe[s] must get house in order (Grand Forks Herald) 8/29/06

• • Things are looking up on Montana's Hi-Line (Great Falls Tribune) 8/27/06

• • Penobscot Nation receives economic development funding (Bangor Daily News) 8/25/06

• • Court gives ex-husband share of tribal casino profits (St. Paul Pioneer) 8/24/06

• • Tribe zeroes in on ethanol plant (Great Falls Tribune) 8/23/06

• • Troubled tribe looks to senators (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 8/18/06

• • Tribal entrepreneurs (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 8/18/06

• • Tribes create jobs and taxes (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 8/15/06

• • Cost of tribal tax deal increases (Olympian) 8/8/06

• • Other Oneida businesses boost tribe's economy (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 8/7/06

• • CIRI plans shopping, entertainment center (Anchorage Daily News) 8/4/06

• • Debt suffocating tribe (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 7/31/06

• • Tribes, state agree to 75-25 split of money collected on gasoline tax (Olympian) 7/29/06

• • Keweenaw Bay victory could help landowners (Indian Country Today) 7/28/06

• • Tribe to vote on mining (Billings Gazette) 7/18/06

• • Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Lawsuit (KTRE) 7/13/06

• • Former Abramoff client saves BIA from $3 million cut (Indianz.com) 5/4/06

• • Sandia Pueblo approves minimum wage (Santa Fe New Mexican) 5/2/06

• • Rebuilding reservations (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 4/28/06

• • Indian jobs focus of summit (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 4/25/06

• • American Indian tribes tap into golf (Wahington Post) 4/21/06

• • Tribe beckons to cultural tourists and entreprenuers (Asheville Citizen-Times) 4/3/06

• • First Nation asks billionaires for housing help (cbc) 3/28/06

• • Ex-Passamaquoddy leader says tribe broke (Bangor Daily News) 3/21/06

• • Some say no-bid, no-limit government commissions for Natives are unfair (Anchorage Daily News) 3/19/06

• • Mining gold from sun's rays (New Mexico Business Weekly) 3/16/06

• • Indian tribe still waiting on government to pay up (Lufkin Daily News) 2/26/06

• • Tribal leaders discuss impact of budget cuts (AP) 2/23/06

• • Spitzer: Pataki administration will violate law on Indian sales taxes (AP) 2/23/06

• • Senate rejects housing bill (AP) 2/23/06

• • Senators, tribal leaders bash Bush's latest budget (Indianz.com) 2/15/06

• • A License to Steal (Cato Institute) 2/11/06

• • Oil Giants Fell Behind on Fees (New York Times) 2/10/06

• • Johnson: Cuts affect Indians (Rapid City Journal) 2/8/06

• • Leaders fear Indian funding faces cuts (Great Falls Tribune) 2/5/06

• • First Nation to offer cellular, internet services (CBC) 1/31/06

• • Gregoire, two tribes reach gas tax agreement (AP) 1/27/06

• • Tribe could be path to road work (Grand Rapids Press) 1/26/06

• • Zinc in demand (Anchorage Daily News) 1/25/06

• • HUD program proving to be a great success for Natives (Missoulian) 1/23/06

• • Mobile bank rolls on reservation (Rapid City Journal) 1/20/06

• • Tribal members rush to get discounted cell service (Great Falls Tribune) 1/19/06

• • Comanches to receive annual funds (Oklahoman) 1/19/06

• • Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe plans major Blyn expansion (Sequim Gazette) 1/18/06

• • Group mulls appeal of casino ruling (Northwest Times) 1/17/06

• • United tribal court may lure business (Argus Leader) 1/16/06

• • A Tribe Takes Grim Satisfaction in Abramoff's Fall (Washington Post) 1/7/06

• • Indian Tribe [Schaghticoke] Plans Development (Hartford Courant) 1/4/06

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