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February 26, 2004
Report finds low graduation rate for Natives
Native American students at public high schools only have a 50-50 chance of graduating, according to a study released on Wednesday that contradicts how states measure drop-out rates. By looking...

Challenges await Anderson on federal recognition
After Dave Anderson spoke to the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) on Tuesday, he took the usual questions about the budget, land-into-trust and the way the federal government works...

Tim Johnson to undergo surgery for prostate cancer
Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) will undergo surgery next week after being diagnosed with prostate cancer. Johnson, 57, credited regular checkups for the early detection of the cancer. He expects a...

Seneca-Cayuga Tribe could fund arts center in N.Y.
Lawmakers in New York said they might support the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe's gaming plans if the tribe funds a performing arts center in Rochester. The tribe, based in Oklahoma, has been...

Navajo Nation continuing work on water settlement
The Navajo Nation is continuing work on a water settlement with the state and federal government amid concerns over the impact on non-Indians. Tribal leaders still expect to send the...

Northern Cheyenne Tribe sues BLM to stop drilling
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana filed suit against the Bureau of Land Management on February 18 to challenge expansion of a drilling project. The tribe says federal officials violated...

Seminole Tribe works with NIGC to keep casinos open
The Seminole Tribe of Florida has been meeting with the National Indian Gaming Commission to ensure their gaming operations are complying with federal law. Tribal officials who attended the United...

State seeks tribal participation for Lewis & Clark
The Kansas Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commission is sending a delegation to Oklahoma next month to secure tribal participation in upcoming events. The vice-chairman of the commission is a member...

Bill to provide funds to fight tribal recognition
Three Connecticut lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday to provide federal funds to fight the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Rep. Nancy Johnson (R-Conn.), sponsor of the bill, claims the BIA...

Mich. tribe facing opposition over health clinic
Officials in Michigan say they will fight the Hannahville Indian Community's plans to open an magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) clinic in metro Detroit. The tribe sees a need to offer...

Pueblo woman raising funds to cover heart operation
A woman from San Ildefonso Pueblo in New Mexico is raiding funds to cover costs associated with her recent heart surgery. Renee Roybal, 45, suffered from a viral infection that...

Wax museum would depict Native life in SE Alaska
A business owner and artist is leading efforts to build a 117,000-square-foot wa museum in Ketchikan, Alaska, that would depict Haida, Tlingit and Tsimshian culture. Marvin McCloud, owner of a...

Tribal chair denies wrongdoing over enrollment
The chairman of a California tribe whose membership has grown in recent years to include Bureau of Indian Affairs employees and their families is denying any wrongdoing. Matt Franklin said...

Indian housing council holding legislative conference
The National American Indian Housing Council is holding is 10th annual legislative conference in Washington, D.C., today. Speakers slated to address tribal leaders include Michael Liu, assistant secretary for public...

Comments sought on No Child Left Behind Act rules
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking comments until June 24 on proposed regulations under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, and March 26 on an information collection...

BIA to publish replacement school construction list
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is publishing a new replacement school construction priority list, assistant secretary Dave Anderson announced on Wednesday. The list determines which schools will receive federal funding....

Senate panel to hold hearing on BIA reorganization
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a hearing March 10 on the reorganization of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and expansion of the Office of Special Trustee. Tribal...

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