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February 12, 2004
Senate panel shares criticism of Bush budget
Tribal leaders weren't the only ones critical of the Bush administration's new budget at a hearing on Wednesday where Democrats and even Republicans expressed disappointment with funding for Indian programs....

Legal group challenges Indian teacher program
A conservative legal group that Interior Secretary Gale Norton used to work for is challenging Indian teacher training programs at four universities. William Perry Pendley, president and chief legal officer...

Navajo Nation voters chose Kerry in Ariz. primary
Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts was the top vote-getter among members of the Navajo Nation, The Navajo Hopi-Observer reports. Across all counties of the Arizona part of the reservation, Kerry...

Wash. tribe's training program offers opportunities
Members of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington are hoping to land jobs in the construction industry. The tribe and Edmonds Community College offer a 14-week construction training program. Students of...

Oglala Sioux council to take up liquor debate again
The Oglala Sioux Tribe council will decide next week whether to send voters a referendum to legalize the sale of alcohol. A council representative believes the tribe could take in...

Ousted tribal members protest at Calif. state capitol
Former members of two California tribes protested at the state capitol on Wednesday, seeking support from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.). The Redding Rancheria disenrolled 67 members...

Native groups nominated for 2004 JUNO Awards
A diverse group of performers is up for the Aboriginal Recording of the Year in the 2004 Juno Awards in Canada. Singer Susan Aglukark was nominated for the contemporary "Big...

Commentary: Unthinkable desecration of grave
"The epic struggle of the Nez Perce Native Americans to retain their beloved homeland is a saga of dishonor in this nation's history. The Wallowa band was expelled from the...

Boldt treaty rights decision still alive 30 years later
Thirty years after the landmark ruling affirming fishing rights in Washington, some tribal fishermen are finding an industry that is not as lucrative as it once was. The Upper Skagit...

Being Frank: On Earth And On Mars, Water Is Life
Ed. Note: The following is a column from Billy Frank Jr., chairman of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission. For his role in treaty rights and resources protection, Frank has been...

Company accuses Mohegan Tribe of scuttling plans
The chairman of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut said the tribe won't work with a developer seeking to build an entertainment theme park near the tribe's casino. Utopia Studios of...

Clark makes it official and drops out of race
Retired Army general Wesley Clark dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Wednesday. Campaign aides, supporters and observers gave several explanations for what went wrong with Clark's bid. Some...

House approves technical corrections legislation
The House gave final approval on Wednesday to a bill that would update several laws benefiting dozens of tribes. Rep. Richard Pombo (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Resources Committee, praised...

Domenici cites spending hike for reservation roads
The following is a press release from Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.). Washington, D.C., February 11 - Senator Pete Domenici today endorsed increased funding levels in new federal highway legislation that...

Column: Facts about the Shinnecock Nation
"Fact: New York State has supported legalized gambling for years with its lottery, scratch games and, right now, the State is installing VLTs (electronic slot machines) at racetrack and probably...

Indian Eddie: Why not an Average White Guy Day?
"I was sorry to hear of yet another "Native American Day" (Week, Month, Year, etc.) function recently, this time at the Legislature. How about Average White Guy Day? White guys...

E! Online: GRAMMY show offensive to Natives
The chair of the Indian organization calling for a boycott of CBS, the GRAMMYs and the record label of OutKast says the protest is not an attack on the popular...

TV Critic: Public ignoring offensive performance
"In the midst of our heated dialogue about decency, CBS's Grammy broadcast is providing us a lesson in what constitutes offensiveness. Problem is, American viewers are barely noticing. After Jack...

Owner of Geronimo liquor store considers name change
The owner of a liquor store named after the Apache leader Geronimo said he is considering a name change in response to protest from the Indian community in Florida. Protests...

Nine injured by bull at Tohono O'odham Nation rodeo
Nine people were injured at the Tohono O'odham Nation's rodeo on Saturday. A bull broke out of a gate and stormed through a crown. No one was gored but people...

Editorial: Feel free to criticize others, even tribes
"Prosecutors in Paiute tribal court in Northern Nevada on Monday made discretion the better part of valor as they wisely decided not to respond to tribe member Patty Hicks' motion...

Judge won't move trial for murder of Native woman
A judge in Alaska rejected a motion to move the trial of an ex-cop accused of murdering an Alaska Native woman. The attorney for Matthew C. Owens, who is white,...

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