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  • Land or money?

    After generations of struggle, the Western Shoshone decide in a divisive election to accept land settlement payments from the federal government in lieu of the tribe's ancestral lands, which one spanned the Great Basin.

  • Tribes blur the line between wild and hatchery fish

    Indian tribes use hatchery reform methods to train hatchery fish to behave like wild salmon.

  • Is a coal mine pumping the Hopi dry?

    Hopi Indians fear that Peabody Western Coal is draining the aquifer that provides their water even as the company's royalties bring money to the reservation.

  • Seed in the ground

    On South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation, some Oglala Lakota are defying the federal government to grow industrial hemp, hoping that it can help to revitalize both the tribe's economy and its government.

  • Tribe's pines fetch clean air credits

    London-based Sustainable Forestry Management will get carbon dioxide emissions credits for funding the Flathead Indian Reservation's work replanting ponderosa pines on 250 burned acres of the Montana reservation.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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