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January 22, 2004
Supreme Court hears tribal powers case
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in a case testing the relationship between the federal government and tribal nations. During an hour of debate, the justices posed...

NCAI president uses speech to lobby for funding
The head of the nation's largest inter-tribal organization is calling for dramatic increases in federal funds to combat the "quiet crisis" in Indian Country. National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)...

Abuse case settlement process called inadequate
Canadian Natives who suffered abuse at n residential schools say they aren't satisfied with a settlement process set up by the government. A lawyer representing a large number of clients...

Hopi boy undergoes successful surgery for new ear
A 6-year-old Hopi boy from Arizona emerged from surgery with a new ear. Edmund Hobbs underwent special reconstructive surgery in New York. A doctor offered his services free of charge...

Shinnecock leaders compare opposition to genocide
Shinnecock Nation leaders say opposition to their proposed casino amounts to economic genocide. The tribe has state recognition and a reservation on Long Island, where unemployment is high and housing...

Tribes protest desecration of burial site in N.Y.
Representatives of tribes in New York and Rhode Island are protesting the construction on a burial site on Long Island that dates to 1410 A.D. Last October, a family discovered...

Air Force Base returns remains to Shoshone Nation
The Hill Air Force Base in Utah returned the remains of a 2,000-year-old woman to the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation. The remains came to be known as "Homestead...

Racist statements by police prompt criticism
A newly surfaced videotape that captured two Ontario Provincial Police making racist statements about Natives is making waves. The Assembly of First Nations and Amnesty International say the comments show...

Pataki calls for delay in state taxation plan
New York Gov. George Pataki (R) is calling on a one-year delay in the collection of state taxes on reservations. Pataki said he will use the time to work out...

Lummi Nation imposes temporary ban on alcohol
The Lummi Nation of Washington is banning alcohol for two days this week during the tribal election. Tribal leaders say the temporary ban is an experiment. They say too many...

Drinking said rampant at BIA boarding school in Ore.
Alcohol use among teens at the Chemawa Indian School in Oregon is rampant, The Oregonian reports. Students say it is easy to drink on campus without being questioned. They say...

Calif. tribe proposes own gaming initiative
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians jumped into the battle over the future of gaming in the state of California with a new voter initiative. The tribe's proposition would...

Professor dispels myths about Indian Code Talkers
Not all Code Talkers were Navajo, says Walter Fleming, a member of the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas and Native American studies professor at Montana State University. Choctaw, Comanche, Sioux and...

Vote delayed on water project for Kickapoo Tribe
A small Kansas water board put off a vote on a project for the Kickapoo Tribe after two members said they would vote despite being affected by the proposed reservoir....

Tenn. commission asserting control over recognition
The Tennessee Commission on Indian Affairs says it is the final decision-maker for groups seeking state recognition as an Indian tribe. The commission is asserting control because a group called...

Supreme Court affirms EPA role in Alaska mine
In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld federal regulation of a mine an Alaska Native village says is polluting the environment. Writing for the majority, Justice...

Rival factions of Meskwaki Tribe still feuding
The leadership dispute within the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa is over but there are still simmering problems, the Associated Press reports. Critics of chairman Homer Bear Jr. say he is...

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