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• • County ordered to pay tribe 1.5M (The Rhinelander Daily News) 01/09/10

• • Klamath settlement agreements finalized (Bay Area Indymedia) 01/08/10

• • Obama behind effort to reverse Indian lands ruling (The Providence Journal ) 12/18/09

• • Senate Indian Affairs Committee approves Carcieri "Fix" Bill (United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs ) 12/18/09

• • Tribe and town battle judge's decision (Sequoyah County Times) 12/17/09

• • Narragansett Indians still seeking Navy land in RI (Providence Journal) 12/8/09

• • Klamath pact creates concern (Mail Tribune) 12/5/09

• • Reservation auction fetches $2.6M (Argus Leader) 12/4/09

• • Pala Indian band to buy Warner Springs Ranch (San Diego Union-Tribune) 12/2/09

• • No land-into-trust documents yet from Interior Department (Oneida Daily Dispatch) 12/1/09

• • Obama giving Texas tribe hope for compensation (Austin American-Statesman) 11/25/09

• • California Tribes slam water legislation, peripheral canal at summit, tribes ask for formal consultation on water policy decisions (YubaNet) 11/21/09

• • Indian tribe sues over Calif ranch development (Fresno Bee) 11/19/09

• • Land into trust issue still alive in Congress (Chariho Times) 11/16/09

• • Obama administration knocks Carcieri ruling (Indian Country Today) 11/12/09

• • Take your monster quarry far away from here (North County Times) 11/12/09

• • Obama administration supports land-into-trust fix (Indianz.com) 11/4/09

• • Indigenous use of ancestral lands threatened (Indian Country Today) 11/3/09

• • Free conference tackles tribal land conservation (Desert Sun) 10/31/09

• • Bills may reverse Carcieri decision (Chariho Times) 10/23/09

• • Land settlement for tribes long overdue (Statesman Journal) 10/29/09

• • Byron Dorgan: Urgent fix to land-into-trust ruling (Indianz.com) 10/22/09

• • Kennedy urged to support tribal land bill (Providence Journal) 10/20/09

• • DOI distributes $47M to tribes for water projects (Indianz.com) 10/15/09

• • Towns join fight against legislation to aid tribes (New London Day) 10/14/09

• • Judge dismisses Northern Arapaho Tribe's suit (Casper Star-Tribune) 10/9/09

• • Bill would help tribes in gambling ventures (Providence Journal) 10/5/09

• • Stimulus kicks Rocky Boy's/Northcentral Montana water project into overdrive (Great Falls Tribune) 10/4/09

• • Navajo-Gallup pipeline gains traction (Farmington Daily Times) 10/3/09

• • Cole introduces fix to land-into-trust decision (Indianz.com) 10/2/09

• • Salazar signs decision on Navajo-Gallup water supply project, clearing the way for historic water rights settlement (U.S. Department of the Interior) 10/1/09

• • U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan introduces Indian land bill (Oklahoman) 9/29/09

• • Bill could help tribe secure land for casino (Cape Cod Times) 9/25/09

• • Stalled irrigation project gets attention from Echo Hawk (Farmington Daily Times) 9/18/09

• • Tester wins Wyoming support for Crow water rights (Washington) 9/11/09

• • Dutch 'treaty' (New York Post) 9/11/09

• • City supports latest trust-land request (Prior Lake American) 9/10/09

• • Goshutes agree to improve public water system (Salt Lake Tribune) 9/8/09

• • Picher City Council endorses Quapaw Tribe's water-service plan (Joplin Globe) 9/1/09

• • Pojoaque residents polled over Aamodt (Santa Fe New Mexican) 8/31/09

• • Leak leaves Pueblo without water (KOB-TV) 8/30/09

• • St. Regis Mohawk files treaty boundary lawsuit (Indian Country Today) 8/27/09

• • Old law slows plan for tribal land (HeraldNet.com) 8/27/09

• • Alaska Sen. Kookesh says he will fight fishing citation (Fairbanks Daily News-Miner) 8/24/09

• • Shellfish ruling surprises farmers (The News Tribune) 8/22/09

• • EchoHawk signs reservation proclamation for Gun Lake Tribe (Indian Country Today) 8/22/09

• • Creek chief questions city's ethics in land deal (Tulsa World) 8/21/09

• • Testing for drugs in the Stillaguamish River (HeraldNet) 8/18/09

• • Federal court rules that Okla. tribe can't have unregulated fishing rights in Ohio's Lake Erie (San Francisco Examiner) 8/18/09

• • Northern Cheyenne seek water rules that could curb coal-methane drilling (Great Falls Tribune) 8/12/09

• • State water rights look appealing (The Durango Herald) 8/11/09

• • Appeals court rules in favor of Suquamish fishing (Seattle Post Intelligencer) 8/6/09

• • Deputy Secretary Merrigan announces first national sign-up for new conservation stewardship program (WebWire) 8/6/09

• • Creek Nation seeks aid on trusts (Tulsa World) 8/5/09

• • City, tribes clash over an 1855 fishing treaty (TheWorldlink.com) 8/4/09

• • Montana Crow tribe closer to water rights settlement (Helena Independent) 8/3/09

• • Boren, Inhofe, Coburn introduce important tax legislation for Oklahoma (Targeted News Service) 8/1/09

• • Skokomish Tribe reclaims its land, breath (The Seattle Times) 7/30/09

• • Tribe, park reach agreement on land swap (Peninsula Daily News) 7/28/09

• • Tule River tribe pushes reservoir (The Fresno Bee) 7/23/09

• • Tribes seeking Navy land given another extension (The Providence Journal) 7/23/09

• • Tribe sues Glendale over casino opposition (Phoenix Business Journal) 7/22/09

• • Resolution against new Creek land bid at hand (Tulsa World) 7/22/09

• • Schumer, Arcuri want US to pay taxes lost on land put into trust (Syracuse Post-Standard) 7/15/09

• • Tribes set meetings on Black Hills land claim (Press & Dakotan) 7/15/09

• • Lingle signs ceded-lands bill (Honolulu Advertiser) 7/13/09

• • Tulalips lay out vision for reservation land use (HeraldNet) 7/12/09

• • Mashpee tribe leader calls for land action (Cape Cod Times) 7/10/09

• • Councilors resist land action (Tulsa World) 7/8/09

• • Court upholds dismissal of SD tribe’s land lawsuit (Indian Country Today) 7/7/09

• • Boost for tribe's water quest (Merced Sun-Star) 7/7/09

• • Plan for San Juan River diversion released (Santa Fe New Mexican) 7/6/09

• • BIA letter causes ripples through Indian Country (Native American Times) 7/2/09

• • At last, a place to call home (Portland Tribune) 7/2/09

• • Schumer wants a do-over on Feds' draft statement (Auburn Citizen) 7/1/09

• • Exxon agrees to pay spill penalty interest (Anchorage Daily News) 6/29/09

• • Court decision raises questions about tribal land (HeraldNet) 6/28/09

• • Court upholds dismissal of S.D. tribe’s land lawsuit (Press and Dakotan) 6/27/09

• • Arguments in Oneida Indian land trust case focus on comma in 1983 federal law (Syracuse Online) 6/24/09

• • BIA public hearing gets heated (Auburn Citizen) 6/18/09

• • Great Basin Gold buys land for Western Shoshone (Elko Daily Free Press) 6/16/09

• • Public hearing for NY tribe’s land trust request (Star-Gazette) 6/17/09

• • Tribes seek changes in ANCSA (The Arctic Sounder) 6/16/09

• • Tribe wants 400 acres of Navy land (The Providence Journal) 6/15/09

• • Court rules Exxon owes a billion in damages, interest (Anchorage Daily News) 6/15/09

• • Scarcity could force tribal water rights assertions (Cherokee Phoenix) 6/11/09

• • NM panel votes to protect Mount Taylor (Examiner) 6/5/00

• • Tribes important to water plan (AP Texas News) 6/3/09

• • Sycuan wants land added to reservation (The San Diego Union-Tribune) 6/3/09

• • Tribe seeks more trust land (Prior Lake American) 6/3/09

• • Indian farmers near ready for discrimination trial (Seattle Times) 5/29/09

• • Senate committee explores congressional fix for tribes (South Coast Today) 5/22/09

• • Upper Klamath water rights issue settled (Times-Standard) 5/22/09

• • Tribal water project honored (HeraldNet) 5/20/09

• • 'Landless' Natives try for redress (Juneau Empire) 5/19/09

• • Eskimo family seeks $200 million in oil-field spat (Anchorage Daily News) 5/17/09

• • Lawmakers in Cayuga, Seneca counties plan to organize opposition to Cayuga Indian Nation's land-into-trust plans (Syracuse Post-Standard) 5/15/09

• • Tribe satisfied with lawsuit ruling (Morning Sun) 5/14/09

• • Navajo-Hopi land dispute ended (Arizona Republic) 5/9/09

• • City opposes Creek Nation proposal of federal trust status for future land development (Tulsa World) 5/4/09

• • Mesa Grande suing Federal government (San Diego Union-Tribune) 4/30/09

• • Creeks silent on land proposal (Tulsa World) 4/30/09

• • Senate stalls bill on tribes, ag land (Santa Ynez Valley News) 4/29/09

• • Resolving ownership of the Black Hills (Indianz.com) 4/27/09

• • Congressman: Bill protects border tribes' lands (Yuma Sun) 4/25/09

• • Valley gambling on groundwater (Valley Chronicle) 4/24/09

• • Payment sought for Shasta lands (Sacramento Bee) 4/20/09

• • Yuroks seek $20 million state loan for land (Times-Standard) 4/15/09

• • New law settles tribal water rights (Indian Country Today) 4/13/09

• • Dam pact aims to alleviate damage (Spokesman-Reivew) 4/10/09

• • Tribes express interest in surplus Aquidneck Island Navy property (Providence Journal) 4/10/09

• • Water pipeline's OK means much to Navajo (Daily Times) 4/9/09

• • Land trust case may not impact many other tribes (Providence Journal) 4/5/09

• • County, pueblo negotiate Sombrillo wastewater (Santa Fe New Mexican) 4/5/09

• • Tribe asks to expand reservation; Hoh members testify in D.C. (Peninsula Daily News) 4/2/09

• • Supreme Court Backs Hawaii in Land Dispute (New York Times) 3/31/09

• • Congress passes Navajo water bill (Daily Times) 3/26/09

• • Grant to fund Payson lake, Tribe’s wastewater plant (Payson Roundup) 3/24/09

• • Committee approves Blackfeet water compact (Great Falls Tribune) 3/24/09

• • Tribe holds city rally to demand trust status (Providence Journal) 3/22/09

• • Court rules in Cheyenne-Arapaho Fort Reno case (Indianz.com) 3/17/09

• • Osage Nation to appeal reservation status case (Indianz.com) 3/17/09

• • High court ruling rekindles old debate (New London Day) 3/15/09

• • R.I. delegation has no plans to challenge Supreme Court’s ruling on Indian land (Providence Journal) 3/1/09

• • Supreme Court rules in big land-into-trust case (Indianz.com) 2/25/09

• • Issue of ceded lands comes to the fore in Hawaii (Washington Post) 2/24/09

• • Oneida Nation ponders land transfer (Saratogian) 2/23/09

• • Blackfeet water rights compact a step closer (Great Falls Tribune) 2/17/09

• • Water flow a reality?: Lujan introduces Navajo water rights bill (Gallup Independent) 2/16/09

• • Osage Nation asks federal judge to reconsider (Journal Record) 2/11/09

• • $527M federal bill would improve water systems for Crow (Billings Gazette) 2/5/09

• • Boil order lifted in reservation town (Journal Star) 2/2/09

• • County rails at losing land to Fond du Lac band (Duluth News Tribune) 1/26/09

• • Supreme Court rejects land-into-trust case (Indianz.com) 1/22/09

• • Navajo Nation water bill wins Senate OK (Daily Times) 1/16/09

• • Eastern Arizona water deal struck with Apaches (Arizona Republic) 1/16/09

• • Gallup pipeline for real?: Navajo water settlement advances in Senate (Gallup Independent) 1/12/09

• • Land trust could turn the table for CNY tribes (Post-Standard) 1/12/09

• • High court hears land into trust, fiduciary duty, ‘ceded land’ cases (Indian Country Today) 1/9/09

• • Pala tribe bids on Warner Springs Ranch (Union-Tribune) 1/8/09

• • Another boil order for Macy, NE (KPTH) 1/7/09

• • Oregon tribe closer to reclaiming former glory (St. Catharine's Standard) 1/2/09

• • Wash. tribe seek to move away from flooding danger (Associated Press) 1/1/09

 

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