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2012-01-25 14:52:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released a 2010 Census brief, The American Indian and Alaska Native Population: 2010, that shows almost half (44 percent) of this population, or 2.3 million people, reported being American Indian and Alaska Native in combination with one or more other races. This multiracial group grew by 39 percent from 2000 to 2010. Overall, 5.2 million people, or 1.7 percent of all people in the United States, identified as...

2006-02-26 10:46:25

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When U.S. President George W. Bush heads to India on Tuesday, few people in the United States will be paying closer attention to the trip than the nearly 2 million Americans of Indian origin. On the trip, Bush will try to work through differences on a landmark accord to give India access to long-denied U.S. nuclear equipment and fuel to meet its soaring energy needs. A deal was reached in principle last July but has run into...

2005-09-13 16:52:07

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. court backed the sovereignty of Indian tribes on Tuesday ruling that four siblings whose father is a member of a tribe with a successful casino may not use the federal government to secure membership of the tribe. The four, Kathy Lynnette Lewis, Larry Paul Lewis Jr., Chad Elliott Lewis and Jerry Lee Lewis, sued the federal government to have its agencies order the Table Mountain Rancheria tribe, which operates a casino near Fresno, California, to...