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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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• • Wampanoag didn't need to cheat (Cape Cod Times) 12/19/08

• • OST voters approve separation of powers (Rapid City Journal) 11/15/08

• • Creeks to hold historic meeting (Tulsa World) 11/6/08

• • Ban reflects poorly on council (Grand Forks Herald) 10/31/08

• • Tribe passes resolution to ban abortion (Grand Forks Herald) 10/25/08

• • New Navajo law provides breast-feeding rights (Beaufort Gazette) 10/23/08

• • Tribal governments under fire (Indian Country Today) 9/29/08

• • We don’t need government to make our choices (Asheville Citizen-Times) 9/18/08

• • Ousted leaders remain in charge (KTEN) 9/13/08

• • Native Americans accept gay marriage (Pink News) 8/21/08

• • Tribe backs civil-rights effort [NARF] (Billings Gazette) 7/20/08

• • Shirley seeks support for reform plan [Navajo] (The Daily Times) 6/7/08

• • Self-governance costs get a going-over (Indian Country Today) 5/30/08

• • Tribal democracy (The Day) 5/24/08

• • Tribal appeals court shut down (Yakima Herald-Republic) 5/23/08

• • Self-governance revisited (Indian Country Today) 5/16/08

• • Tribe leaders seek more autonomy (Billings Gazette) 5/14/08

• • Looking for relief: Changing concepts of tribal sovereignty (Billings Gazette) 5/4/08

• • Snoqualmies banish eight, disenroll 60 (The Seattle Times) 4/28/08

• • Mashantuckets to ask some employees to resign (Norwich Bulletin) 3/29/08

• • Tribes scrutinized for secret actions (The Arizona Republic) 3/2/08


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