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• • Goldberg: California strikes again at tribal sovereignty (UCLA) 12/29/06

• • December court decisions question sovereign immunity (Indian Country Today) 12/29/06

• • Assessing the Supreme Court (Indian Country Today) 12/22/06

• • Judge rules Freedmen can sue Cherokee Nation (Indianz.com) 12/20/06

• • Declaration on indigenous rights delayed (Indian Country Today) 12/5/2006

• • High court backs ruling against ex-employee (Rapid City Journal) 12/1/2006 (See related case: Gilbert v. Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe decided on 11/29/06 on the state courts bulletin page)

• • Minn. tribes parse politics before taking assistance from Chavez (AP) 11/23/06

• • United States opposes declaration on Native rights (Indian Country Today) 11/21/06

• • Campaign for House Committee on Indian Affairs gets under way (Oneida Nation) (Indian Country Today) 11/17/06

• • Indian law expert discusses Lewis and Clark's legacy at Fort Clatsop (Daily Astorian) 11/16/06

• • State forks over $844K for Goshute, PFS lawyers (Salt Lake Tribune) 11/15/06

• • Party politics reach tipping point (Indian Country Today) 11/9/06

• • Indian tribes seek labor law exemption (AP) 11/6/06

• • McGuinty rejects federal Caledonia stance (The Star) 11/2/06

• • Indians' return may fuel mascot debate(Arizona Republic) 10/24/2006

• • Native hits roadblock applying for state ID (Oregonian) 10/23/06

• • The horizon recedes again on Indians' vast royalty claims (LA Times) 10/23/06

• • Tribes' political action committee adds $2.3million more in donations (Desert Sun) 10/20/06

• • P-I Endorsement: Kauffman in 47th (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 10/20/06

• • Navajo, Hopi tribes settle long-running land dispute (AP) 10/13/06

• • 3-state pantribal group taking form (The Oklahoman) 10/13/06

• • Federal court dismisses suit on Navajo employment preferences (KVOA) 10/5/06

• • Congress approves deal to save U.S., tribe millions (Arizona Republic) 10/2/06

• • State opposes KBIC [Keweenaw Bay Indian Community] tax ruling (Marquette Mining Journal) 9/27/06

• • State, tribe reach deal (Casper Star-Tribune) 9/27/06

• • Yakamas rally against gas, cigarette taxes (Yakima Herald-Republic) 9/21/06

• • State taxes contentious for Yakamas (Yakima Herald-Republic) 9/19/06

• • Delawares voice opposition to Cherokee deal (Native American Times) 9/13/06

• • Top court to hear arguments over tribe contributions (Palm Springs Desert Sun) 9/7/06

• • Town, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head trace their disputes across decades (Martha's Vineyard Gazette) 9/5/06

• • Lovejoy booted out of meeting (Gallup Independent) 9/5/06

• • Reservation battle fuels Mille Lacs hostility (Minneapolis Star Tribune) 9/4/06

• • Oneidas appeal ruling continuing lawsuits (Syracuse Post-Standard) 8/31/06

• • Some Delaware members concerned over proposed agreement with Cherokee (Bartlesville Examiner) 8/29/06

• • A missed opportunity (Californian) 5/28/06

• • Town [of Aquinnah], Wampanoag Tribe find hopeful consensus on land use permitting (Martha's Vineyard Gazette) 4/28/06

• • Council OKs sex offender legislation (Gallup Independent) 4/21/06

• • Judge says tribal members may pursue state fuel tax refunds (AP) 4/18/06

• • Hoopa Tribe deciding next step in agency membership quest (Eureka Times-Standard) 4/4/06

• • Newcomb enters Joint Powers Agreement Agreement, first in N.M., allows state allocated funds to go directly to chapter (Farmington Daily Times) 3/30/06

• • Wampanoags to seek permits, ending lawsuit (Martha's Vineyard Times) 3/30/06

• • Red Lake: From condemnation to compassion during a crisis (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) 3/14/06

• • Tribal, city officials seek common ground (Chadron Record) 3/7/06

• • Tribe names arbitrator in case against state (Oklahoman) 3/3/06

• • Navajo Supreme Court to hear double jeopardy case at U-M Law School (University of Michigan) 2/13/06

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