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March 11, 2004
Judge won't block drilling near sacred site in Calif.
A federal judge last month refused to overturn the Bush administration's approval of a power plant on sacred land in California even though two federal agencies acknowledge the project will...

Opinion: Teaching Native culture reduces racism
"Juneau is an open community, friendly and on the surface is tolerant of diverse ideas and views. I read with interest about a plan or lack thereof to mitigate racism...

New name sought for Indian center in Oklahoma City
First it was called the Native American Cultural Center and Museum. Now it's just the American Indian Cultural Center. But the Native American Cultural and Educational Authority doesn't think that's...

Senate panel hears conflicting views of reorganization
Bush administration officials defended their shakeup of two agencies serving Indian Country on Wednesday amid tribal criticism of the "one size fits all" initiative. At a crowded hearing, the Senate...

Senate hearing on Bush pick to be broadcast online
NOMINEE: Sue Ellen Wooldridge, aide to Interior Secretary Gale Norton, to go before Senate Energy Committee for confirmation hearing. File Photo © The Daily Triplicate. The Senate Energy Committee...

Thomas in line to head Senate Indian Affairs panel
Sen. Craig Thomas (R-Wyo.) said he is interested in taking over the chairmanship of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Thomas is the third Republican in line for the spot but...

Testimony for Senate hearing on BIA reorganization
Some of the testimony for the March 10 Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on the ongoing reorganization of the Bureau of Indian Affairs is linked below. Statement Senator Tom Daschle,...

Domenici fears vote against Navajo water projects
A spokesperson for Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.) said Congress might not approve $871 million in projects that are part of the Navajo Nation's water rights settlement. The tribe, the state...

Udall drops short bid for Campbell's Senate seat
Rep. Mark Udall (D) will win this year's award for shortest political campaign. After announcing his bid for the Senate seat being vacated by Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R), he dropped...

Yankton Sioux Tribe boycotting S.D. town over police
The Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is boycotting the town of Lake Andes over a police chief that tribal leaders and members say is racist. Tribal members say they...

Native students oppose revival of Savages mascot
Native students and faculty at Eastern Washington University are criticizing the revival of the school's old "Savages" mascot. The mascot was retired in 1973 when the student body voted to...

Police team at issue in inquiry of Native teen's death
The inquiry into the death of a Native teen in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, more than 13 years ago is focusing on an "issue team" police set up. The team planned to...

School to poll students on Chief Illiniwek mascot
The University of Illinois plans to poll students on the use of the school's controversial Chief Illiniwek mascot. Most students and alumni support the mascot, which is heavily criticized by...

Sheriff says tribe politicizing law enforcement
The sheriff in the Nebraska county with the highest percentage of Native Americans refused to allow one of his officers to testify in a domestic violence dispute on the Omaha...

GOP Congressman withdraws from recognition bill
Rep. Rob Simmons (R-Conn.) has withdrawn his support for a bill to overhaul the federal recognition process. Simmons said he will focus on more "doable" issues, a spokesperson said. "Doable"...

Snoqualmie Tribe opposes expansion of lodge
The Snoqualmie Tribe says it opposes the expansion of the historic Salish Lodge in Snoqualmie, Washington. The tribe considers the entire area around the lodge sacred. The land includes burial...

U.S. considers rule to protect battered women
The Department of Justice is considering changes in immigration regulations that would allow for political asylum to battered and abused women. Attorney General John Ashcroft will make the final decision....

Cowlitz Tribe blasts campaign against land bid
The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington is trying to dispel a "wave of misinformation" about its plans to have 152 acres placed into trust. The tribe wants to establish an initial...

San Manuel Band donates $4M to Indian law center
A ceremony was held at the University of California - Los Angeles on Wednesday to accept a $4 million donation from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. The tribe...

Pala Tribe tries to remove alleged trespasser
The Pala Band of Mission Indians is trying to get rid of a junkyard the tribe says is polluting the reservation. But Eric Thomson says he won't let the tribe...

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