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Byline: Karen MacPherson TRIBUNE REPORTER
WASHINGTON -- They won a battle this week, but American Indian groups say they've got a long way to go before they win a war protecting their sovereignty.
On Tuesday, tribal groups celebrated a 216-208 House vote that killed a measure placing a one-year moratorium on designating new Indian lands.
But today, however, tribal groups were gearing up to battle new threats in the U.S. Senate.
On Friday, the Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee is expected to vote on measures that would limit tribes' sovereign immunity from lawsuits and cut tribes' federal funding by the amount of money they …