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January 28, 2004
Tex Hall stress votes and unity in speech
National Congress of American Indians President Tex Hall spoke on the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana on Tuesday. Subzero temperatures and dangerous driving conditions prevented many from attending as planned,...

Wash. county opposing tribe's land-into-trust request
The Stillaguamish Tribe of Washington is running into some opposition over a request to place 10 acres of land into trust. The property is adjacent to a 20-acre site where...

Democrats turn to states with key Indian votes
Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts sailed to victory in New Hampshire's Democratic primary on Tuesday, easily beating former front runner Howard Dean by 13 points. Retired Army general Wesley Clark,...

N.D. judge rules gas tax on Indians illegal
As many as 7,000 tribal members who purchase fuel on reservations in North Dakota may be entitled to refunds for being forced to pay the state's gasoline tax. The courts...

Navajo leaders object to efforts to re-open water deal
Navajo Nation leaders said the New Mexico Legislature shouldn't try to re-open a proposed water settlement between the tribe, the state and the federal government. Some lawmakers say that non-Indians...

Commentary: Lewis and Clark robbed Native peoples
"Meriwether Lewis and William Clark sit high in the pantheon of American folk heroes. Even today, Lewis and Clark are viewed as brave adventurers who went where no one had...

Tribes using wildlife grants for various projects
Tribes in Montana, Wyoming, Utah and California are among the recipients of $14 million in federal grants to help endangered, threatened and other wildlife on tribal lands. In Montana, the...

Okla. governor seeks big increase in tobacco tax
Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry (D) is proposing to raise the state's cigarette excise tax from 23 cents to $1 a pack. If the tax goes through, several tribes that signed...

Tribal lobbyist appointed to head DOI commission
Ron Kaufman, a Republican lobbyist who represented the Eastern Pequot Tribe of Connecticut in its successful quest for federal recognition, has been nominated to head a Department of Interior commission....

Sask. First Nation considers starting up MRI clinic
The Muskeg Lake Cree Nation of Saskatchewan is in discussions to start an MRI clinic on its urban reserve. Tribal leaders are talking with federal and provincial officials to clarify...

Sault Ste. Marie chair, family, receive death threats
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Michigan is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for threats against Chairman Bernard Bouschor, his...

Jewish groups oppose Native leader's nomination
David Ahenakew, an Aboriginal leader whose comments praising the Holocaust netted hate crimes charges, has been nominated to sit on a Canadian-funded commission. Jewish groups are outraged that Ahenakew's name...

Caddo women still holed up in tribal headquarters
Five women of the Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma continue their sit-in protest at the tribe's headquarters. The women are protesting chairwoman LaRue Parker. They claim she has misused federal funds...

Judge rules Schwarzenegger violated campaign law
A California judge ruled on Monday that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) violated the same campaign finance limits Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante (D) was criticized for. Schwarzenegger said he always intended...

Donations accepted for family who lost four children
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is accepting clothing, household goods and furniture for a family who lost four children and their house in a fire on the...

Judge to have 'final word' on Shinnecock recognition
A federal judge in New York says he will have the "final word" on the Shinnecock Nation's status as a sovereign tribe. U.S. District Judge Thomas C. Platt also said...

Minn. biologists agree on harvest levels for tribes
The state of Minnesota's 1837 Ceded Territory Fisheries Committee, composed of tribal and state biologists, has agreed to harvest levels for the 2004 fishing season. The committee set a level...

Senate Indian Affairs panel holding first meeting
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding its first meeting of the Congressional session this morning. The committee is expected to mark up S.1721, the American Indian Probate Reform Act...

Maori girl wins Best Actress nod for 'Whale Rider'
Keisha Castle-Hughes, a 13-year-old Maori girl from New England, was nominated for Best Actress by the Academy Awards. Castle-Hughes is not the first young person nominated for an Oscar. But...

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