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  • The houses that HUD built

    The Seattle Times has reprints of its five-part series documenting how the deregulation of tribal housing offices led to some tribal leaders building huge mansions for themselves while the majority of Native Americans live in substandard housing.

  • Tepee blockade spurs talks

    A Navajo tepee blockade at Mobil Oil Corp. offices near Aneth, Utah, leads to concessions from the company, which activists say has long exploited the reservation without giving anything back to the tribe.

  • Suburban sprawl hits tribal land

    The tribes of the Tulalip Indian Reservation, Wash., alarmed by sprawling development, have made an agreement with the county to preserve reservation land, but some say it isn't strong enough.

  • Navajos at odds about marinas

    Some Navajos fear the tribe's planned Antelope Point Marina in Arizona will harm archaeological and ceremonial sites.

  • Watershed Wars

    Geoffrey O'Gara's book, "What You See in Clear Water," explores past and present on Wyoming's Wind River Reservation, and describes the continual conflict over control of the Wind River watershed.

  • Tribal leaders go to school

    The newly established Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management and Policy will give tribal leaders practical, specialized instruction in the real-world challenges faced by tribes today.

  • Tribal Links

    In New Mexico, some Indian reservations are jumping on a surprising new economic bandwagon, making use of their land and water rights to build golf courses and resorts to attract golf-playing tourists.

  • Tribe tussles over target range

    The Assiniboine and Gros Ventre tribes on the Fort Belknap reservation in Montana are split on the Montana Air National Guard's proposal to drop dummy bombs on tribal trust land.

  • Montana tribes drive the road to sovereignty

    The Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribes fight a plan to four-lane Highway 93 through Montana's Flathead Reservation, winning a new highway plan with tough protections for wildlife, safety and cultural resources.

  • Navajo-Hopi dispute persists

    Hopi officials angered Navajos when they destroyed a Navajo Sun Dance site on Big Mountain, a part of the Hopi Reservation some Navajos lay claim to.

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