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March 08, 2004
Myers advocated giving $1M federal land for free
Former Interior Solicitor Bill Myers, an appeals court nominee, suggested that two California Congressman write a bill to give $1 million worth of federal land to a private company for...

Opinion: Tobacco was never meant to be abused
"Our ancestors never intended that tobacco be abused as it is today. With their chemical additives and ready availability, cigarettes have turned tobacco into a deadly substance. It is a...

Landless tribe's casino proposal under federal review
The Department of Interior is holding a public hearing this week on a proposal to take up to 450 acres into trust for a landless tribe in northern California. If...

Opinions: Retirement of Benedict Nighthorse Campbell
Philip Davis: "I love the way The Post glosses over the fact that Ben Nighthorse Campbell, after being elected to the U.S. Senate as a Democrat, "switched parties but suffered...

Editorial: Lawmakers right to clear Chief Leschi
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer praises Washington lawmakers for taking "a major step in righting a nearly 150-year-old wrong" by passing a bill to exonerate Nisqually Chief Leschi. Leschi was convicted of...

Non-Indians in Calif. worry about aftermath of fire
Non-Indians who rented housing sites on California reservations hit by a recent fire are worried they won't be welcomed back. The Paradise Fire destroyed land, housing and other property on...

Native leaders selected as Man, Woman of the Year
Two Native Americans have been selected as the 2003 Man and Woman of the Year by an Arizona leadership organization. Ivan Makil, former president of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian...

Adult believed to have supplied boys with alcohol
Police in Montana are focusing on a adult male believed to have supplied alcohol to two 11-year-old boys who died on the Flathead Reservation. Police are looking at security photographs...

Teen held for death on Menominee Reservation
A 17-year-old boy faces tribal and federal charges for the death of a 70-year-old man on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin. The teen has been charged as an adult for...

Ponca Tribe protests pollution from chemical plant
The Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma is leading a protest later this month at the State Capitol to highlight pollution from a chemical plant. The tribe has filed complaints against the...

Land transfer still a sore issue among critics of Daschle
When Sen. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) last week criticized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for failing to protect sacred sites along the Missouri River, he didn't entirely disclose his role...

BIA warned office of potential conflict with Calif. tribe
The Bureau of Indian Affairs warned officials in California nearly 10 years ago of potential conflicts of interest with a tribe now at the center of several federal investigations, the...

Chairman of Calif. tribe disputes alleged ouster
The chairman of the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians says rumors of his ouster are greatly exaggerated. Chairman Don Arnold says he and three other tribal council members were...

Reverend claims Native culture loose on sexual matters
A former Jesuit official recently testified that "fairly loose" sexual practices among Alaska Natives would have lessened the impact of sexual abuse, the Associated Press reports. In a deposition, Rev....

Single mother leads Native corporation to success
As a corporate executive, Helvi Sandvik doesn't find that being a single mother or a woman has held her back. Sandvik, 46, is president of NANA Development Corp. She says...

Pacific N.W. tribes dispute high cost of salmon recovery
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission is disputing the federal government's estimated cost of salmon recovery. The commission, which represents four tribes with treaty rights on the Columbia River, says...

Court won't invalidate lease for Goshute nuclear dump
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday refused to invalidate the Bureau of Indian Affairs' conditional approval of a nuclear waste dump on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation in...

Mark Trahant: One Indian in Senate is wrong number
"Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, R-Colo., shows how far this country has come -- and how far it has yet to go. Last week the Northern Cheyenne leader announced his retirement...

Big Foot sightings reported on N.D. reservation
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is keeping track of recent Big Foot sightings on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota. Several tribal members have reported a very large,...

Tex Hall: Former DOI lawyer bad choice for court
"President Bush has nominated William G. Myers for a lifetime appointment to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which hears public lands cases from the nine Western states that contain...

Yellow Bird: Is Big Foot wandering reservation?
"Tales of creatures that disturb our mundane and everyday lives are not uncommon. To claim, however, that you've seen such a creature is to hear snickers or out-loud laughing. Yet,...

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