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• • Judge says state-recognized tribe can claim water rights (Indian Country Today) 2/19/07

• • Lumbee tax plan surprises council (Fayetteville Observer) 2/19/07

• • Kayapo of Brazil protect, preserve land with sustainable agriculture (Indian Country Today) 2/19/07

• • Tribe approves land use pact (Vineyard Gazette) 1/12/07

• • Appeals court hears land-into-trust dispute (Indianz.com) 1/10/07

• • Second land trust hearing scheduled (Post-Standard) 1/10/07

• • Many Tribal leaders say Oklahoma Centennial does not reflect true history (Native American Times) 12/27/06

• • Lawsuit targets Indian land issue (Albany Times Union) 12/19/06

• • Appeals court to rehear land-into-trust dispute (Indianz.com) 12/7/2006

• • Woman chief takes office, makes history [Eastern Shawnee] (Oklahoman) 12/7/2006

• • Bennett Freeze officially lifted (Farmington Daily Times) 12/6/2006

• • Keweenaw Bay fee land not taxable (Indian Country Today) 12/1/2006

• • Pomos seek Lake Sonoma land (Press Democrats) 11/29/2006

• • Report: Putting no land in trust for Oneidas costs CNY millions (Post-Standard) 11/24/06

• • Onondagas scour past to bolster claim (Post-Standard) 11/20/06

• • Ruling clears way to hear land case (Oneida Nation) (Post-Standard) 11/15/06

• • Muckleshoot fishermen exercise rights to cast nets for salmon (AP) 11/13/06

• • Gun Lake land to be taken into trust (Indian Country Today) 11/13/06

• • Navajo, Hopi and Interior agree to end freeze (AP) 11/10/06

• • State appeals Ione Band determination (Ledger Dispatchh) 11/8/06

• • Lummi Peninsula water deal struck (Bellingham Herald) 11/3/06

• • Another GAO report looks at land-into-trust (Indianz.com) 10/25/2006

• • Lower Brule land can be taken into trust (AP) 10/23/06

• • Agreement for Chiloquin dam removal (Waterpower Magazine) 10/18/06

• • Cayuga nation buying (The Post-Standard) 10/13/06

• • PM's fishery plans challenged by First Nations leaders (CBC News) 10/12/06

• • AG revisits Wampanoag land lawsuit (Cape Cod Times) 10/12/06

• • Ruling in tribe's favor stands (Argus Leader) 10/9/06

• • Supreme Court won't hear land-into-trust cases (Indianz.com) 10/3/06

• • Casino opponents drop suit against Potawatomi Indians (Battle Creek Enquirer) 10/3/06

• • [Navajo Nation] President signs historic legislation (Gallup Independent) 9/30/06

• • Response to trust study due today (Syracuse Post-Standard) 9/29/06

• • Navajos take step toward ending decades-old Hopi land dispute (Mohave Daily News) 9/27/06

• • Water back on in Cherokee (Asheville Citizen Times) 9/26/06

• • Cherokee water supply hit (Asheville Citizen Times) 9/22/06

• • Judge lets Ohio re-enter land dispute with tribe (Toledo Blade) 9/20/06

• • Tribe's trust move raising new questions (Auburn Citizen) 9/17/06

• • Local officials to lobby against land trusts (Syracuse Post-Standard) 9/14/06

• • House OKs San Ildefonso land claim settlement (AP) 9/13/06

• • Creek Nation could hold keys to river development in Tulsa (KOTV) 9/7/06

• • Let's hope Amazon tribe succeeds in defending its land (Baltimore Sun) 9/7/06

• • Land trust opponents going to D.C. (Syracuse Post-Standard) 9/6/06

• • [United Keetowah] Tribe returns to Fort Smith (Fort Smith Times Record) 8/30/06

• • Makah consider shipping in water if Waatch River runs dry (Peninsula Daily News) 8/31/06

• • Oneidas aim to put 3,256 acres in trust (Green Bay Press Gazette) 8/30/06

• • Peguis First Nation to vote on historic deal (CBC) 8/28/06

• • Tribe balks at Aquinnah land use deal (Martha's Vineyard Times) 8/24/06

• • Panel rejects deal settling Navajo, Hopi land feud (Gallup Independent) 8/23/06

• • Tribe, district OK water pact (Roversode Press-Enterprise) 8/23/06

• • Park, tribe seek to end 50-year-old land dispute (Peninsula Daily Times) 8/21/06

• • Land settlement in sight (Gallup Independent) 8/17/06

• • N.Y. to court: End land claim (Syracuse Post-Standard) 8/16/06

• • Kootenai County to tax tribe (St. Maries Gazette) 8/10/06

• • Interior releases new probate and land regulations (Indianz.com) 8/10/06

• • A swift movement to dismiss claims (Connecticut Post) 8/8/06

• • In Our View - This wasn't home [Cowlitz Tribe] (Columbian) 8/1/06

• • In a bid for higher ground, a low-lying Indian tribe raises the stakes (New York Times) 7/24/06

• • Freeze amendment opposed (Gallup Independent) 7/26/06

• • Indian chief's descendent brings treaty to GR (Grand Rapids Press) 7/26/06

• • Paugussett land claims back (Westport News) 7/25/06

• • Documentary explores history, results of Native land losses (Missoulian) 7/23/06

• • Senators ask county, tribe to settle their differences (Roseburg News-Review) 7/19/06

• • Connecticut Indian tribe renews property claims (Westport Now) 7/19/06

• • Water capacity is back to normal (Bismarck Tribune) 7/19/06

• • Ohio bid to toss tribe's claim to lake rights is denied (Toledo Blade) 7/14/06

• • Local Paiute tribe challenges plan to export water, citing potential impacts (Reno Gazette-Journal) 7/14/06

• • 'Red tape' lowered for leases (Santa Fe New Mexican) 7/13/06

• • Counties plan to help on land trust report (Syracuse Post-Standard) 7/12/06

• • Pump is behind water problems (Bismarck Tribune) 7/11/06

• • Move from land tough on Navajos (Arizona Republic) 7/7/06

• • Wastewater system earns praise (Santa Fe New Mexican) 6/28/06

• • Hoeven adamant about stopping land transfer (Bismarck Tribune) 6/27/06

• • Hopi: Bill divides 2 tribes (Gallup Independent) 6/22/06

• • Listening Lounge: Hearing on Navajo-Hopi land act (Indianz.com) 6/21/06

• • Oneidas put 300 acres in tribal trust (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 6/17/06

• • Water miseries spur tribes suit (Kansas City Star) 6/16/06

• • Kickapoo Tribe files suit over water quality (KMBC) 6/15/06

• • Tribe opens $17 million clinic (AP) 6/15/06

• • Corps schedules public hearings on Lake Sakakawea land transfer (AP) 6/14/06

• • Cayuga land claim case ends abruptly; it's over (Syracuse Post-Standard) 6/14/06

• • U.S. Supreme Court rejects another tribal land claim (Indianz.com) 6/6/06

• • Judge protects Oneida Nation land from foreclosure (Indianz.com) 6/6/06

• • Casino-seeking tribe rebuts state over land claims (Cleveland Plain-Dealer) 6/2/06

• • EPA plans to ease rules on water transfers (Palm Beach Post) 6/1/06

• • Taos Pueblo water pact signed (Santa Fe New Mexican) 5/31/06

• • Tribe makes final payment on purchase of proposed mine land (AP) 5/30/06

• • Editorial: No time to waste in Caledonia clash (Toronto Star) 5/24/06

• • Land claim winners' lack of grace a disgrace (Syracuse Post-Standard) 5/22/06

• • Schumer: Reject land-trust requests (Syracuse Post-Standard) 5/19/06

• • Aamodt settlement: Senate funding for water utility in question (Santa Fe New Mexican) 5/19/06

• • Supreme Court drops Cayuga land claim case (Indian Country Today) 5/19/06

• • Moves made to dismiss all land claims (Syracuse Post-Standard) 5/17/06

• • House passes bill to formalize water deal (Great Falls Tribune) 5/17/06

• • Officials see demise of Oneidas' claim (Syracuse Post-Standard) 5/16/06

• • Onondagas not giving up on claim (Syracuse Post-Standard) 5/16/06

• • Cayuga land claim decision due today (Syracuse Post-Standard) 5/15/06

• • Kansas tribe buys ancestral land in Illinois (Indianz.com) 5/11/06

• • D.C. official has concerns on Oneidas' application (Utica Observer-Dispatch) 5/10/06

• • Land-claim legal ground expected to stay shaky (Syracuse Post-Standard) 5/10/06

• • Kudos to Rounds for helping keep tribal school open (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 5/10/06

• • Court to review tribes' case (Syracuse Post-Standard) 5/8/06

• • For O'odham, water will return (Arizona Daily Star) 5/6/06

• • Aamodt deal signed without federal support (Santa Fe New Mexican) 5/4/06

• • Feds final piece of Aamodt puzzle (Santa Fe New Mexican) 5/2/06

• • City, tribe hope to settle Cedar River issues (seattlepi.com) 4/22/06

• • Frustrations mount as land protest continues (Globe and Mail) 4/25/06

• • Editorial: Fury won't resolve native land claims (Toronto Star) 4/21/06

• • Locally financed film draws audience to discuss American Indian land issues (Minnesota Daily) 4/20/06

• • Cayugas respond to petition (Finger Lake Times) 4/19/06

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

• • Ho-Chunk buys land in Scott for preservation (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 4/12/06

• • Ledyard, [Mashantucket Pequot] Tribe make strides toward swap (New London Day) 4/12/06

• • Proposed settlement reached on Taos Pueblo water rights (Santa Fe New Mexican) 4/3/06

• • Ute irrigation project needs $20M in repairs (Durango Herald) 4/2/06

• • Senate panel to consider Pechanga land transfer (Indianz.com) 3/29/06

• • Seattle makes deal with Muckleshoots over Cedar River (Seattle Times) 3/29/06

• • Land offered for free (Tacoma News-Tribune) 3/28/06

• • Montana tribe buys Bear Butte acreage (Rapid City Journal) 3/23/06

• • Protestors vow to remain on `stolen' Indian land (CP) 3/23/06

• • Judge orders Tribal lawsuit simplified (Morning Sun) 3/22/06

• • Tribe hedging bet in Newcastle center (Oklahoman) 3/18/06

• • Chumash hires two high-profile attorneys (Lompoc Record) 3/16/06

• • Western Shoshone Struggle Earns World Recognition (New Standard) 3/16/06

• • U.N. panel backs tribe in dispute over rights to land (AP) 3/13/06

• • BIA accused of conflict (Syracuse Post-Standard) 3/10/06

• • Indian group hires lawyer in case involving Shamong land (Cherry Hill Courier Post) 3/3/06

• • For Thirsty Farmers, Old Friends at Interior Dept. (New York Times) 3/3/06

• • Land Trust Foes Out in Force (Syracuse Post-Standard) 3/2/06

• • Nevada tribe returns to U.N. to claim racism in treaty violations (Las Vegas Sun) 2/21/06

• • Cayuga land claim heads towards Supreme Court (Indianz.com) 2/21/06

• • Two agree to Aamodt settlement (Santa Fe New Mexican) 2/21/06

• • Senecas insist land buys comply with law (Buffalo News) 2/18/06

• • Halbritter: Go back to '02 land-claim plan (Utica Observer-Dispatch) 2/16/06

• • BIA proposes to take land into trust for Cayuga Nation (Indianz.com) 2/13/06

• • Tribal land issue heating up in Scott County (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) 2/11/06

• • EPA [Environmental Peotection Agency] to meet on tribe's request to control reservation waters (AP) 2/10/06

• • Vast land purchase possible for tribe (Bufllao News) 2/12/06

• • Cayugas pay back taxes to counties (Auburn Citizen) 2/10/06

• • Indian Trust Land Suit Opens Old Wounds (AP) 2/9/06

• • Tribes, Feds Appeal Dismissal (Syracuse Post-Standard) 2/8/06

• • Closed lighthouse may draw tribes bid (Corvalis Gazette) 2/6/06

• • Her Life Belongs to the Land (Los Angeles Times) 2/4/06

• • Our workers vote, Oneida Nation warns (Utica Observer-Dispatch) 2/2/06

• • My View: Commissioner is distorting truth to block tribe's land trust request (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) 2/1/06

• • Michigan tribe finally acquires land base for casino (Indianz.com) 1/30/06

• • N.Y. governor denies Oneida request for federal trust for land (Appleton Post-Crescent) 1/31/06

• • Mayor opposing Oneidas' request (Syracuse Post-Standard) 1/30/06

• • Judge rejects Tongue River dispute suit (Billings Gazette) 1/27/06

• • Claim made on land planned for tribe (Fort Payne Times-Journal) 1/26/06

• • EPA approves Clean Water Act authority for Navajo Nation (EPA) 1/24/06

• • EPA extends time frame for LdF water request (Rhinelander Daily News) 1/24/06

• • Tribe [Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe]challenge likely (Morning Sun) 1/23/06

• • U.S. joins Cayugas in seeking case review (Syracuse Post-Standard) 1/18/06

• • Sides split on Mohicans' role in lawsuits (Syracuse Post-Standard) 1/17/06

• • Man gives acreage to [Keetowah Band of Cherokee] tribe (Oklahoman) 1/15/06

• • Western Shoshone sues Union Pacific, other landholders (Las Vegas Review-Journal) 1/11/06

• • Legal fees in land claims case soar (Vancouver Sun) 1/11/06

• • Appeals court sides with tribe in trust land dispute (Indianz.com) 1/9/06

• • Tribe seeks land N.J. sold in 1801 (Philadelphia Enquirer) 1/8/06

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