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January 13, 2004
Arctic Inuits have highest toxin levels in the world
Inuits living in the Arctic have the highest concentrations of toxic contaminants ever recorded in humans. The high levels are attributed to chemicals originating in the U.S. and other industrial...

Hopi boy suffering birth defect to undergo surgery
A 6-year-old Hopi boy born without a left ear will undergo surgery next week in New York. Edmund Nequatewa Hobbs suffers from microtia, a birth defect affecting one in 5,000...

Tribe's endorsement of Clark a criticism of Dean
Democratic presidential candidate Wesley Clark on Monday won the endorsement of a tribe in Vermont that battled rival Howard Dean when he was the state's governor. Abenaki Nation leaders praised...

Priest attends jury selection in hit and run trial
Jury selection began on Monday for the trial of a Catholic priest accused of killing a Navajo man in a hit and run accident. Bishop Thomas J. O'Brien of Phoenix,...

Yellow Bird: Wild animals have a right to exist too
"This story is heating up. Bears, wolves and mountain lions are knocking at our door. The dilemma for us is the concern for the safety of the people living in...

Ariz. reservation man accused of raping young girls
Federal authorities have indicted a resident of the Hualapai Reservation in Arizona of raping two young girls. Arnett Little Eagle Jones is accused of raping the 6- and 9-year-old daughters...

BIA asked to resolve Tigua Tribe election dispute
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is being asked to step into a leadership dispute within the Tigua Tribe of Texas. The agency, however, is refusing to get involved at this...

S.D. judge to hear Janklow's request for acquittal
Lawyers for former Congressman and former South Dakota governor. Bill Janklow (R) will ask a judge for acquittal today. Legal experts say the request is not likely to succeed. On...

Aquash murder suspect seeking release from jail
A Canadian man accused of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou-Aquash nearly 28 years ago is trying to get released from jail. Lawyers in British Columbia say Graham,...

Non-Indians want input into proposed land return
Non-Indian landowners in the Klamath Basin told Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) on Saturday that they want more input into a proposed land return for the Klamath Tribes. The tribes lost...

High rate of Indian adoptions in Iowa protested
Iowa child welfare officials promised to look into high rates of adoptions and loss of parental rights among American Indians. Indian leaders met with Gov. Tom Vilsack and Department of...

Dean backed controversial water power contract
In one of his first actions as Vermont's governor, Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean supported a controversial power project that First Nations in Canada opposed. Cree Natives feared the project...

Navajo minister mixes tribal and Christian traditions
For Shirley Montoya, becoming an ordained Methodist minister carried some challenges. While training in New Mexico, she says leaders wanted her to give up her Navajo traditions. For Montoya, whose...

Kickapoo Tribe prepared for another drought situation
The Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas is hoping a new reservoir will relieve its water woes. For the past several years, the tribe has suffered from drought conditions. Chairman Steve Cadue...

Miccosukee Tribe sees homeland slowly polluted
Since 1957, water managers in Florida have been pumping dirty water into the Everglades, the Miccosukee Tribe's homeland. The tribe wants it to stop. But the tribe will have to...

Western Shoshone bill faces another push in 2004
A bill to distribute $144 million to members of the Western Shoshone Nation is on the Congressional agenda for the year. The money is considered payment for 60 million acres...

Pombo plans changes to Endangered Species Act
Rep. Richard Pombo (R-Calif.) is taking a new approach to changing the Endangered Species Act. Rather than a full-scale rewrite, Pombo says he will take it on bit by bit....

Repatriation a slow process for everyone involved
Returning Native remains and artifacts to their rightful owners is a process that takes a lot of time and money, tribes and museums have discovered. As one example, he Smithsonian...

Norton worried about 'pitfalls' for Native Hawaiians
Secretary of Interior Gale Norton said the Bush administration wants to help Native Hawaiians avoid "pitfalls" that American Indians and Alaska Natives face. Norton said the administration is concerned about...

Some Calif. tribal leaders worried about backlash
Some California tribal leaders are worried about a backlash as they battle a voter initiative that would expand non-Indian gaming. Tribes are debating their strategy against the initiative. At least...

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