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February 19, 2004
Editorial: Attention due for Indian Heritage Month
"A little more than halfway through Black History Month and just a couple of weeks away from Women's History Month, we thought we'd make a quick pitch for a third...

Navajos want apology from guilty Catholic bishop
Relatives of Jim Reed, a Navajo man killed in a hit and run accident involving a Catholic bishop, want the maximum punishment for their loss. Bishop Thomas J. O'Brien faces...

Man indicted for drive-by shootings at Red Lake
A federal grand jury indicted a 19-year-old man for his involvement in a series of drive-by shootings on the Red Lake Reservation in Minnesota. Charles Hegstrom Jr. was charged with...

Apache president asks Cheney for help with police
The president of the Jicarilla Apache Nation of New Mexico is asking Vice President Dick Cheney for help in battling "corruption" within the tribe The Albuquerque Journal reports. President Claudia...

Tribes lobby for more funds in transportation bill
Tribes throughout the nation are seeking more federal funds to repair roads and bridges that are hazardous to tribal members and inhibit economic development. The Indian Reservation Roads program was...

N.M. bill affecting Navajo water rights approved
A memorial affecting the Navajo Nation's water rights settlement with New Mexico and the federal government passed on Wednesday after a section seeking a six-month delay was removed. The tribe...

Lance Morgan: The politics of fear and racism
I got an email a few weeks ago that included a legal brief filed by Al Maul, the attorney for the county that includes the Winnebago and Omaha reservations in...

Okla. Senate approves tribal gaming bill
A bill aimed at expanding Indian gaming while saving the failing racetrack industry gained support in the Oklahoma Legislature on Wednesday amid a big push by tribal leaders and Gov....

Two judges for Chippewa Cree Tribe's court resign
The chief judge and an associate judge of the Chippewa Cree Tribe's court have resigned. Chief judge Gilbert Belgarde said he accepted a buyout offer from the tribal council. Associate...

Calif. Indians reach out to another after fire
A recent fire destroyed homes and land on 14 reservations in southern California but not the resolve of tribal members. In the aftermath of the Paradise Fire, tribes opened their...

Anti-gaming group questions Anderson as head of BIA
The National Coalition Against Gambling Expansion is questioning Dave Anderson's credentials as head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The group raised Anderson's past involvement in gaming, according to The...

College chooses interns for tribal historian program
The Fort Lewis College Center of Southwest Studies has chosen four interns nationwide for a training program in archiving. Interns will receive instruction in collection development, records management, preservation, arrangement...

Panel to investigate tribe's hate crimes complaints
The Coast Miwok Tribe of California convinced a county panel to investigate complaints of hate speech and racism against Indians. The Sonoma County Human Rights Commission held a meeting on...

BIA taking comments on Utah Tribe's garbage dump
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking public comments through March 29 on a proposed garbage dump on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation in Utah. The BIA held two public...

Navajo scholarship requires knowledge of language
Students applying for the Navajo Nation's Chief Manuelito Scholarship must take a 10-week course in the Navajo language and another course in tribal government. The requirements help Navajo students who...

Protests don't stop approval of Cowlitz Tribe deal
The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington won approval of a land-use agreement with Clark County on Tuesday. Residents protested the agreement and tried to stop the county board from voting. A...

S.D. judge won't allow new trial for Bill Janklow
A South Dakota judge refused to grant former governor and Congressman Bill Janklow (R) a new trial. Janklow is serving 100 days in jail for a felony conviction. He was...

Editorial: Wise move to keep Pine Ridge alcohol ban
The Oglala Sioux tribal council acted "responsibly" in rejecting a proposed referendum that would have legalized alcohol on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, The Madison Daily Leader says...

S.C. group plans to rebuild 'Dream Catcher' shop
A group called the Croatan Indian Tribe says it will rebuild an arts and crafts store destroyed by fire. The Dream Catcher shop in Orangeburg, South Carolina, burned on February...

Tribe accuses another of invading territory
The Colusa Indian Community has passed a resolution opposing a land-into-trust request by the Original Enterprise Rancheria. The resolution accuses the Enterprise of encroaching on the Colusa Tribe's territory in...

Australian Aboriginals hold memorial for dead teen
Residents of an Aboriginal community in Melbourne, Australia, held a memorial on Thursday for a 17-year-old teen whose death prompted a riot. Thomas "TJ" Hickey died on Sunday while riding...

Calif. court to rule on tribal political donations
A California appeals court will determine whether tribes are subject to the state's campaign finance laws. The Fair Political Practices Commission, a state agency, has sued two tribes. The agency...

Nez Perce Tribe vows to stop housing near cemetery
The Nez Perce Tribe denounced a decision last week that allows a housing development near an historical tribal cemetery in Oregon. The tribe said Wallowa County commissioners ignored the law...

Nisqually chief's execution called 'black mark'
Supporters of a bill that seeks to exonerate Nisqually Chief Leschi testified at a hearing before the Washington Legislatures on Wednesday. Tribal leaders, state lawmakers and local officials support the...

Daschle to visit Pine Ridge to push for IHS increase
The following is a press release from Senator Tom Daschle (D-South Dakota). Senator Tom Daschle will kick off an effort to push for a dramatic increase in funding for the...

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