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February 27, 2004
9th Circuit rules on Alaska Native land selections
In a unanimous decision, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday ruled in a dispute over the selection of lands by Alaska Native village corporations. The case stems from...

Sculpture in honor of late activist returns home
A wooden sculpture in honor of Bernie Whitebear, the late activist who led the 1970 occupation of a park in Washington, is returning to its roots. "Blue Jay" was created...

Expedited appeal of Pequot recognition opposed
Opponents of federal recognition for the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut don't want to speed up the already lengthy appeal process. The state, three towns and another group that...

Housing campaign seeks to build 100,000 homes
The National American Indian Housing Council on Thursday launched a major initiative to help tribes build 100,000 homes in the next 10 years. With the assistance of some prominent Indian...

Kiowa Chair: 'Indians do not want to be governed'
The outgoing chairman of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma is criticizing efforts to recall him and his vice-chairman. Chairman Clifford McKenzie, who is already scheduled to leave office in June,...

Crow reservation man sentenced for brother's death
A man from the Crow Reservation in Montana was sentenced to 14 months in prison for a drunk driving accident that caused the death of his younger brother. Larny M....

Pueblo man seeks city council spot to work with tribes
A Pueblo man running for city council in Espanola, New Mexico, hopes to improve relations with area Pueblo tribes. Norman Martinez, a former director of senior programs for Eight Northern...

Mass. high court to hear tribal immunity case
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has agreed to hear a case testing the limits of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe's sovereign immunity. Federal law gives the state civil and criminal jurisdiction...

Several pow-wows on the circuit at Utah universities
Get ready for pow-wow season in Utah. There are several pow-wows, drum competitions and Indian pageants taking place at Utah universities in the coming months. First up is the 31st...

Navajo police captain gets special FBI assignment
A Navajo Nation police captain is on a six-month temporary assignment for the FBI, The Farmington Daily Times reports. Randy John, 44, will work at FBI headquarters in Quantico, Virginia....

Rock the Native Vote concert to take place in Okla.
In an effort to register thousands of young Native Americans, the first-ever Rock the Native Vote will take place Saturday, June 5, in Oklahoma City. With a lineup featuring Hopi...

Bill introduced to allow tribes to thin federal forests
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced a bill on Thursday that seeks to protect tribal lands from wildfires. The Tribal Forest Protection Act is sponsored...

Mohegan chairman says recognition bill unfair
The chairman of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut says a bill to give money to local communities to fight federal recognition won't level the playing field. Chairman Mark Brown said...

Strong race seen for tribal member's political bid
Mary Ann Andreas hopes to be the first tribal member elected to the California Assembly. Political observers say she has a good chance at succeeding, according to The Palm Springs...

University narrowing field for Native program director
A screening committee at Central Michigan University is reviewing applications for the director of the school's Native American Programs. The school hopes to fill the post by the fall semester....

Investigators in six states probe murders of women
Investigators from six states are meeting in Oklahoma today to consider the deaths of several women, including several Indian women. The murders in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee and Mississippi...

Column: Florida Seminoles a tribe of 'high rollers'
"The old extravagance must have hung over the meeting like smoke. The chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission was in Hollywood Wednesday, ostensibly to warn Seminole tribal leaders to...

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe signs roads deal with state
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has signed a five-year agreement with the state of South Dakota to promote Indian preference in road construction projects. Tribal chairman Charles Murphy said the...

McCain calls for investigation into tribal spending
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he will hold a hearing on the "disgraceful" fees of a lobbying firm and public relations firm that received more than $45 million from four...

Campbell treated at hospital for chest pains
Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo.) was treated at a Washington, D.C., hospital on Thursday for experiencing chest pains. His doctor said they were caused by common acid reflux, also known...

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