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January 23, 2004
Goshute Tribe seeks to bar IRS enforcement
The Skull Valley Goshute Tribe of Utah is asking a federal judge to stop the IRS from seeking information about a tribal enterprise. The IRS filed a request for an...

Massive spending bill ready for Bush's signature
The U.S. Senate approved a $328 billion spending package on Thursday that funds a number of Indian programs but also changes the way Alaska tribes receive federal dollars. Senators voted...

Yavapai tribe moving forward with major developments
The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation of Arizona has a lot of major projects on its plate. The tribe is breaking ground early next month on a $3.2 million RV park...

Lieberman running radio ads targeting Navajos
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Lieberman, the senator from Connecticut, is reaching out to Navajo voters through radio ads. One ad is spoken in Navajo by Jack Jackson Sr., who recently...

Three Calif. tribes plan first credit union
Three California tribes are proposed to open the state's first tribally-controlled credit union. The California Indian Credit Consortium consists of the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians, the Morongo Band of...

Obituary: King Kuka, prominent Blackfeet artist
Kingsley "King" Kuka, a member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana whose artwork inspired a new generation of Indian artists, died on Monday. He was 57. Kuka was one of...

Judge dismisses suit over bad homes at Blackfeet
A federal judge has dismissed a case seeking monetary damages and repairs for faulty homes on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana. U.S. District Judge Sam Haddon said the plaintiffs can't...

Counseling, aid promised for Mohawk First Nation
Government officials in Canada are promising aid to the Kanesatake Mohawk First Nation in Quebec, where protests over law enforcement led to the burning of the chief's home. Quebec has...

Controversial First Nations legislation dropped
The controversial First Nations Governance Act has been dropped by Canada's new government. First Nations leaders opposed the bill, which had been developed without their input. It would have imposed...

Lumbee court to hear dispute over employee's firing
The Lumbee Supreme Court will hold a preliminary hearing to consider the tribal administrator's claim of wrongful termination. Darlene Jacobs was fired after the Department of Housing and Urban Development...

Former Navajo president appointed to Ariz. senate
Former Navajo Nation President Albert Hale was appointed to the Arizona State Senate. Hale, an attorney who served as president from 1994-1998, will complete the term of retired Ariz. State...

Vote to end liquor ban at Pine Ridge delayed
A vote on a proposal to legalize alcohol on the Pine Ridge Reservation did not come on Thursday as expected. Council members were set to consider an ordinance to allow...

Calif. tribe says water proposal won't help fish
The Hoopa Valley Tribe released an analysis critical of a proposal to take water from the Trinity River in northern California. The tribe was promised significant flows by the Clinton...

Oglala Sioux Tribe votes to sell farm operation
The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota will sell its farm and ranch. Tribal officials said it wasn't making any money. The farm started out in the 1950s as way...

Norton approves development in Alaska reserve
Nearly 9 million acres of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska will be open to oil exploration and drilling under a decision announced by Secretary of Interior Gale Norton on...

Caddo faction stages 'sit-in' at tribal headquarters
Members of the Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma staged a "sit-in" at tribal headquarters on Wednesday night as rival factions disputed the nature of the protest. Chairwoman LaRue Parker made claims...

Lamberth orders disclosure of computer reports
The federal judge overseeing the Indian trust fund wants reports of the Department of Interior's computer systems made public. In an order dated January 21, U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth...

Janklow gets 100 days for felony manslaughter
Bill Janklow, former governor and former Congressman from South Dakota, was sentenced to 100 days in jail, three years probation and ordered to pay $11,000 in fines and fees for...

Tim Johnson: A Voice in the Process
The following is an op-ed from Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota). Democratic leaders from around the country have initiated the most significant effort ever to empower and organize Native Americans...

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