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  • Tribes find a future in the past

    The Northern Plains Bison Education Network works to teach bison management to Native Americans at tribal colleges, in an attempt to pair economic development with traditional beliefs.

  • Homegrown leaders: Lakota educators bridge two worlds

    On the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota, an innovative Dept. of Education is determined to break the cycle of poverty, poor school performance and lack of economic opportunity that afflicts the Lakota youth.

  • Tribe buys a ranch

    Arizona's Pascua Yaqui Tribe buys a 5,300-acre cattle ranch, thus expanding the growing tribe's land base to 6,300 acres.

  • Indian money: Where is it?

    Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt held in contempt of court for stonewalling a class-action lawsuit aimed at tracking down billions of dollars his department collected from grazing, oil, gas and timber on Indian reservations.

  • Who controls the Sandias?

    Albuquerque residents are shocked when a federal judge rules that the Sandia Pueblo owns much of the western face of the Sandia Mountains at the very edge of the city.

  • A community seeks to feed its own

    Tribal elder Laverne Brown donates seven acres to Wind River Indian Reservation to be used for a community garden.

  • Tribe wins a third of a lake

    A federal court rules that Idaho's Coeur d'Alene tribe owns the southern third of Lake Coeur d'Alene, as well as 20 miles of the St. Joe River.

  • A banker battles to hold the government accountable

    Browning, Mont., banker Elouise Cobell uncovers a huge financial mess involving billions of dollars of tribal money somehow misplaced by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

  • Tribes reclaim stolen lands

    Using legal and financial savvy and the latest computer technology, Indian tribes across the West are taking control of tribal lands that have been in the hands of the federal government and, often, non-Indian farmers for the last century.

  • Tribe seeks its key peak

    Arizona's Tohono O'odham Indians are pushing for the repatriation of a sacred mountain - Baboquivari Peak - although climbers who want continued access and some environmentalists who worry about tribal overgrazing are questioning the idea.

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