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March 18, 2004
Chair of Alaska Native corporation removed
The chairman of the Chugach Alaska Corp., an Alaska Native regional corporation, was removed by a vote on Wednesday. The vote to oust Sheri Buretta was unexpected, according to The...

BIA student struggles familiar ground for Anderson
Bureau of Indian Affairs head Dave Anderson is making his first official visits to some of the schools his agency oversees this week in hopes of spreading a positive message...

Campbell letter pushed for award of $1.2M contract
Retiring Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo.) signed a letter pushing a federal drug enforcement task force to award a $1.2 million contract to a private firm but now says he...

Ex-Chemawa students recall holding cell experiences
Three former students of Chemawa Indian School in Oregon say they were placed in holding cells by school staff who never checked up on them. Monica Burnell was 15 when...

AFN to hold annual convention to Fairbanks in 2005
The Alaska Federation of Natives will hold its annual convention in Fairbanks for the first time since 1988. The AFN board voted in favor of moving the convention to Fairbanks...

Study shows health disparities for urban Indians
The Seattle Indian Health Board released a study on Wednesday documenting health disparities experienced by urban Indians. Based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for...

New DOI office changes standards for appraisals
The Department of Interior has changed the way some land appraisals are conducted. The new Appraisal Office can no longer consider the "public interest value" of lands. An official said...

Northern Cheyenne soldier back from year in Iraq
Dozens of family and friends welcomed Army Pfc. Uriah Two Two, a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, back home on Wednesday. Two Two, 24, spent a year...

Northern Plains Tribal Arts festival in S.D. canceled
The Northern Plains Tribal Arts festival in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, won't be held this year, to the disappointment of Native artists. American Indian Services, sponsor of the festival, decided...

Professor's research helps Cayuga land claim
University of Ithaca professor Jack Rossen calls himself an "activist archeologist," a label easily applied to his work with the Cayuga Nation of New York. For the past four years,...

Editorial: Recognition of Conn. tribes without merit
The Bureau of Indian Affairs' decisions to recognize two Connecticut tribes were influenced by "money and lobbyists," The Hartford Courant says in an editorial. The paper says the recognition of...

Norton meets with Conn. AG over tribal recognition
Interior Secretary Gale Norton met with Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal on Wednesday to discuss the federal recognition process and the pending status of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation. Blumenthal asked...

ASU refutes claims of misuse of tribal members' blood
An investigator hired by Arizona State University says members of the Havasupai Tribe may have given broad consent for research on their genetic material. But the tribal members and the...

DOI claims Internet shutdown affects BIA schools
The Department of Interior says a federal judge's Internet shutdown order will impact Bureau of Indian Affairs schools even though BIA schools are not on the same network. But already...

Indian school students warm to Anderson's message
Bureau of Indian Affairs head Dave Anderson spoke to students at Sherman Indian High School in Riverside, California, on Wednesday. Anderson spoke of his struggles with school and substance abuse....

Calif. tribe hopes advert dispels rumors about project
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians began running a television special on Wednesday aimed at dispelling rumors about its plans in Palm Springs, California. The 30-minute advertisement, in the...

Discussions continue on tribal-town police plan
The Narragansett Tribe and officials in Charlestown, Rhode Island, are still working on an agreement regarding police powers on tribal lands. Last week, the town announced that it had reached...

Police chief suspended for inquiry in teen's death
The deputy police chief in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, has been placed on leave pending an internal investigation into his handling of the death of a Native teen. Deputy chief Dan Wiks...

NMAI: From saving Indians to honoring them
As a young child, Rick West and his family visited the first Museum of the American Indian in New York City. They found the large collection of George Heye, a...

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