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January 12, 2004
LaDuke: U.S. is a country of energy junkies
"The U.S. is the wealthiest and most dominant country in the world, and we canít keep the lights on in New York City nor can we provide continuous power in...

Plans for shooting range near sacred site scrapped
Lakota activists in South Dakota celebrated over the weekend after learning that plans for a shooting range near sacred Bear Butte have been dropped. Charmaine White Face, coordinator for the...

Tribal official says host hurts Republican Party
An official with the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota says allegations of Indian voter fraud by political commentator Robert Novak hurt the Republican Party. Novak defended his remarks and...

CNN host in 'uproar' over Indian voter fraud claims
A conservative political commentator who accused American Indians in South Dakota of "stuffing ballot boxes" denied on Saturday that his comments were racially biased. Robert Novak, a syndicated columnist and...

BIA waiting to certify results of Rocky Boy's election
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is in the process of certifying the results of last week's election on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana. Tribal members were asked to consider...

Something happening on land sparks fear of tribe
"Something" is happening on land that some believe is owned by the Nipmuc Nation of Massachusetts. The land, near the Connecticut/Massachusetts state line, was cleared in recent weeks. A local...

Yellow Bird: Tribe has made incredible journey
"The Dakota - the Spirit Lake people - had the misfortune to be in front of the first European settlers in what now is Minnesota. The U.S. government soon realized...

Dean only one to mention Natives during debate
On Sunday, Democratic presidential hopeful Howard Dean was the only candidate to mention Native Americans at a debate meant to highlight issues of race. Much of the talk at the...

New Creek Nation chief making jobs a priority
On Saturday, A.D. Ellis was sworn in for a second term as chief of the Muscogee Creek Nation of Oklahoma. Ellis, a retired farmer and union worker, said he will...

Goshute faction pleads innocent to bank fraud
Three members of the Skull Valley Tribe of Utah pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges of bank fraud. A lawyer who worked with the group also pleaded not guilty....

HIV/AIDS called 'time bomb' on reservations
HIV/AIDS infection rates of American Indians are among the highest in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The infection rate for Natives is 11.2 per...

Miccosukee Tribe gets day before Supreme Court
The Miccosukee Tribe will ask the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to prevent its homelands from being polluted by water managers in Florida. The South Florida Water Management District owns...

Police faulted for investigation into teen's death
The police department in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, was faulted for failing to investigate fully the death of a Native teenager in 1990. Deputy chief Dan Wiks testified in the inquiry into...

First Nation sues Canada for $20B in lost revenues
The Stoney First Nation of Alberta has sued the Canadian government for $20 billion in revenues derived from the use of land the tribe ceded in an 1877 treaty. The...

Ariz. priest going on trial in Navajo man's death
A Catholic priest accused of a hit and run accident that killed a Navajo man is set to go on trial in Arizona today. Bishop Thomas J. O'Brien will admit...

Giago seeks Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate
Tim Giago, the owner and publisher of the Lakota Nation Journal, is running against Sen. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. Giago, an Oglala Lakota, said...

Navajo social service division under investigation
The Navajo Nation's Division of Social Services is under investigation by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, The Farmington Daily Times reports. The FBI is...

Probes clear ex-DOI lawyer seeking judgeship
Government investigators have cleared Bill Myers, the Department of Interior's former top lawyer, of alleged ethical lapses, the Associated Press reports. The AP said it obtained documents related to two...

Kucinich pledges to heal Indian Country's wounds
Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich met with Arvol Looking Horse, the 19th Generation Keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Pipe, on Sunday. If elected president, Kucinich said he would try...

Mescalero Apache Nation swears in new president
Mark Chino was sworn in as president of the Mescalero Apache Nation of New Mexico on Friday. Chino defeated incumbent Sara Misquez this past November. He faced her two times,...

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