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• • Land deal returns slice of Klamath tribal homeland (Oregonian) 12/18/08

• • Pechanga tribe, water district reach tentative deal (Press-Enterprise) 12/17/08

• • Avista to pay tribe for land use (Spokesman Review) 12/17/08

• • Conflicts over land claims led to landmark legislation (KTUU) 12/16/08

• • Cherokees mull water rights issue (Technology Marketing Corporation) 12/16/08

• • Council approves settlement ending land-trust dispute (Shakopee Valley News) 12/2/08

• • Water settlement knots finally untangling (San Diego Union-Tribune) 12/1/08

• • No Navajo water deal this year (Albuquerque Journal) 11/25/08

• • Ceded lands appeal should be withdrawn (Honolulu Advertiser) 11/21/08

• • Bill would end Navajo water fight (Albuquerque Journal) 11/16/08

• • Being frank: Let’s understand our watery world (Indian Country Today) 11/14/08

• • Step taken toward removing Klamath River dams (San Francisco Chronicle) 11/14/08

• • Supreme Court hears Native land case (Native Times) 11/12/08

• • Land auction suspended as tribes claim first rights (Seattle Times) 11/2/08

• • Tribes to take over regulation of injection wells (Forbes) 10/28/08

• • Navajos to run program protecting groundwater (Arizona Daily Sun) 10/23/08

• • Tribe members seek Mashpee land (Cape Cod Times) 10/23/08

• • Chemehuevi Tribe buys dock, land (Today's News-Herald) 10/21/08

• • Colville Tribes seek to halt Forest Service auction (Wenatchee World Online) 10/18/08

• • Nearly 1,200 acres of federal land returned to Pechanga tribe (Californian) 10/16/08

• • Pechanga tribe gets land for preserve (San Diego Union-Tribune) 10/14/08

• • Bush signs OK on land for tribes (Coos Bay World) 10/11/08

• • Congress, Senate approve WMAT water loan legislation (White Mountain Independent) 10/6/08

• • Watering the Diné Nation (Durango Telegraph) 10/2/08

• • Supreme Court to hear Native Hawaiian case (Indianz.com) 10/1/08

• • Confederated Tribes close to reclaiming land in Charleston (KCBY) 9/30/08

• • Congress approves White Mountain Apache Tribe water loan legislation (Jon Kyl) 9/29/08

• • Indian Affairs Panel advances Sens. Domenici, Bingaman northern New Mexico Indian water rights bill (US Fed News) 9/23/08

• • Senate panel approves settlements on Indian water claims (Santa Fe New Mexican) 9/23/08

• • Celebrating the deal that brought prosperity to the Puyallups (Tacoma News Tribune) 9/22/08

• • Pipeline an important milestone for Navajo (Daily Times) 9/17/08

• • House OKs study of new reservoir for Tule River tribe (McClatchy Newspapers) 9/15/08

• • E. Idaho tribe cleared to manage water (Idaho State Journal) 9/11/08

• • Supreme rivalries: 3 vie to argue R.I. land case before nation’s high court (Providence Journal) 9/6/08

• • Yukon Flats land swap on hold (Daily News-Miner) 9/6/08

• • Indians’ water rights give hope for better health (New York Times) 8/30/08

• • Pipeline ready to move river water to Pine Ridge (Indian Country Today) 8/25/08

• • Soboba Band's water rights conflict resolved under settlement act (Indian Country Today) 8/25/08

• • Brazil court delays ruling on Indian rights case (Washington Post) 8/27/08

• • San Ildefonso one step closer to regaining lands (Santa Fe New Mexican) 8/26/08

• • Nisqually Tribe reclaims 12 acres in DuPont (News Tribune) 8/19/08

• • Major Nevada water ruling challenged (Indian Country Today) 8/18/08

• • Pipeline ready to move river water to reservation (Rapid City Journal) 8/18/08

• • Bono Mack's bill on water, tribal reparations awaits President Bush's signature (Desert Sun) 7/29/08

• • Tulalips to thin fir on 130 acres (Daily Herald) 7/27/08

• • Tribe challenges hog farm's water permit (Argus Leader) 7/25/08

• • Tribe fights to be heard on water issue (Ada Evening News) 7/21/08

• • Navajo-Gallup project seeks Congress’ OK (Gallup Independent) 7/14/08

• • Native paddlers pull devices to monitor water quality (Bellingham Herald) 7/14/08

• • Tribe works to regain lost land (Grand Forks Herald) 7/13/08

• • Water project may gain $30 million (Argus Leader) 7/9/08

• • City, tribe team up on clean water project (Seattle Daily Journal) 6/26/08

• • Water works (The Minot Daily News) 6/22/08

• • Native American group opposes water project (Deseret News) 6/20/08

• • Shawnee, tribe clash over water deal (The Oklahoman) 6/18/08

• • Oglala Sioux could regain Badlands national parkland (Los Angeles Times) 6/8/08

• • Appeals court hears Oneidas' land-claim (The Utica Observer-Dispatch) 6/4/08

• • Federal court to hear land claim arguments (The Post-Standard) 6/1/08

• • Taking back the land (Newsweek) 5/29/08

• • Valley Tribe regains control of land it lost decades ago (KFSN) 5/28/08

• • Pueblo wants land in Pecos Canyon (The New Mexican) 5/22/08

• • Soboba water settlement approved in House; Senate OK still needed (The Press-Enterprise) 5/21/08

• • Temecula opposes federal land transfer to Pechanga tribe (The Press-Enterprise) 5/20/08

• • BIA cancels four land-into-trust environmental reviews (Indianz.com) 5/19/08

• • Senate panel OKs Navajo water deal (The Albuquerque Journal) 5/8/08

• • Tribe may get part of Badlands (Indian Country Today) 5/5/08

• • Crees flown out as Albany River rises (Indian Country Today) 5/5/08

• • House hearing on Missouri River compensation (Indianz.com) 5/5/08

• • Tribe is reclaiming a lost legacy (Star Tribune) 5/3/08

• • 'Winters Doctrine' on water rights still haunts the American West (Indian Country Today) 4/28/08

• • U.S. spends $3.9 billion on water for others (The Gallup Independent) 4/26/08

• • Riverside County posts information to explain Anza-area water rights lawsuit (The Press-Enterprise) 4/23/08

• • Nation watching court case in Hobart (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 4/17/08

• • Tribes' water claims wind through process (The Billings Gazette) 4/17/08

• • EPA approves Lac du Flambeau tribe's application (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) 4/14/08

• • Land deal could open Alaska wildlife refuge to oil (The US Daily) 3/25/08

• • Tribe says water legislation would violate its fishing rights (Michigan Live) 3/25/08

• • Yukon Flats, climate woes highlight closing day of Tanana Chiefs Conference (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner) 3/14/08

• • Carcieri '65 challenges Narragansett sovereignty (The Brown Daily Herald) 3/13/08

• • Land fight gives students tribal window (The Denver Post) 3/12/08

• • Interior guidance on land into trust meets with derision (Indian Country Today) 3/7/08

• • Indian tribes exercising water rights (USA TODAY) 2/27/08

• • Supreme Court to hear R.I. tribal land case (Providence Business News) 2/26/08

• • Indian tribes exercising water rights (USA TODAY) 2/25/08

• • Land swap debate draws hundreds (Daily News-Miner) 2/22/08

• • Court denies ID city's bid for water right on tribal land (Idaho Statesman) 2/19/08

• • Pueblo will regain lands (Star-Tribune) 2/15/08

• • Pressure mounting in water rights negotiations (Leader & Advertiser) 2/14/08

• • $25 million raised to begin ambitious Penobscot River Restoration Project (Indian Country Today) 2/11/08

• • Fish are key to deal on Klamath (The Sacramento Bee) 2/10/08

• • Iraq – yes; Natives – no (The Gallup Independent) 2/6/08

• • Spokane tribe OKs drawdown (Tri-City Herald) 2/6/08

• • Bush budget a drought for water projects (Rapid City Journal) 2/5/08

• • A deal on Klamath's dams (San Francisco Chronicle) 1/21/08

• • Stakes high in Blackfeet water pact (Great Falls Tribune) 1/20/08

• • Report confirms Indians' land claim (Express-News) 1/19/08

• • Blackfeet, state reach water deal (Billings Gazette) 1/17/08

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