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February 09, 2004
Jemez Pueblo group, Black Eagle, wins GRAMMY
Black Eagle (http://www.blackeagle1989.com), a drum group froM Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico, won the GRAMMY for Best Native American Music Album last night. The award for "Flying Free" was presented...

Blackfeet offered at off-reservation school
Students at a high school in Montana say they are excited about learning Blackfeet language and culture. Great Falls High is the only off-reservation high school in the state to...

CDC calls attention to health disparities in U.S.
Federal health officials on Friday outlined a long list of health problems that affect American Indians and Alaska Natives at higher rates than other racial or ethnic groups in the...

IHS holding back information on boarding school death
Two Oregon lawmakers are seeking more information about the death of a 16-year-old girl at the Chemawa Indian School. Cindy Gilbert Sohappy, a member of the Warms Springs Tribes, died...

Chairman of Coushatta Tribe disputes own resignation
Members of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana say chairman Lovelin Poncho resigned on Saturday But Poncho told the local paper, "Hell no," he didn't resign. Attendees of a meeting said...

N.M. lawmakers want to delay Navajo water settlement
Two New Mexico lawmakers have introduced memorials to delay the Navajo Nation's water settlement with the state and federal government. The lawmakers say more time is needed to review the...

NCAI's Hall stresses importance of going to polls
National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) President Tex Hall says getting out the Indian vote is a top priority for the year. Hall said several key states in this year's...

Alaska tribes angry over letter questioning authority
Alaska Gov. Frank Murkowski (R) says Alaska tribes are confused about a letter he sent to the Environmental Protection Agency. But the letter is pretty clear in the eyes of...

GAO asked to investigate Schaghticoke recognition
Rep. Nancy Johnson (R-Conn.) has asked the General Accounting Office to investigate the Bureau of Indian Affairs' decision to recognize the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation. Johnson wrote a letter to the...

Column: Tribes seeking recognition only for 'big wampum'
"Let's see. The last full-blooded Schaghticoke was buried on the reservation in Kent in 1913. By 1926, the state was referring to the tribe as a "remnant." There are huge,...

Opinion: Mainstream media ignoring Indian voters
"Journalists who cover politics can miss key angles, but there was a hole in the coverage of last week's primaries and caucuses that was saddening. What's more, the hole occurred...

Norton touts tribal participation in forest initiative
Interior Secretary Gale Norton visited Nevada on Friday to promote the Bush administrations $760 million Healthy Forests Initiative. Norton appeared with Arlen Melendez, chairman of the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, to...

Trust reform funded at expense of Indian programs
Most of the increase in the Department of Interior's new budget is going to fund trust reform while money for other Indian programs is being cut, the Associated Press reports....

Republican Indians form coalition to re-elect Bush
A group of Republican Indians have formed the Native American Coalition to Re-elect Bush. According to The Helena Independent Record, the group is a month old. The chairman is David...

Ethics charges dog former Navajo Nation president
When Albert Hale was appointed to the Arizona Senate, the press release he sent out said he was an attorney. But most remember him as the Navajo Nation president who...

Navajos 'hopeless' as oil companies drill land
Navajo landowners in the Four Corners of the Southwest say they are fed up with the Department of Interior's failure to account for use of their land. Oil and gas...

Jeff Benedict: BIA out of control on tribal recognition
"Out of control! There's no better description for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and its decision last week to reverse itself and grant federal recognition to the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation....

Kerry takes three states as rivals pledge to fight on
Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts easily won the Democratic presidential caucuses in Michigan, Washington and Maine over the weekend. Kerry won 52 percent of the vote in Michigan. Former Vermont...

Looking Cloud guilty for Anna Mae Aquash's murder
A federal jury in South Dakota found Arlo Looking Cloud guilty of the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou-Aquash. The jury deliberated seven hours Friday before...

Opinion: Pueblo man isn't proper choice for Capitol
"Watching The Barbarians on the History Channel on cable, I saw that there are some cultures and individuals referred to as barbaric. All are considered agents of social and political...

Calif. tribe hit hard by fire rebuilding reservation
The San Pasqual Tribe of California has been clearing the reservation of rubble left over from last October's wildfire. The Paradise Fire destroyed 78 homes and more than 100 cars...

Yellow Bird: 'Fighting Sioux' is poor sportsmanship
"When UND President Charles Kupchella asked students to clean up their acts at sports events, the editor of the Dakota Student newspaper, Brenden Timpe, noted that poor sportsmanship "seems to...

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