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March 26, 2004
Editorial: Protest for Lakota drum was 'overkill'
A student-faculty protest against the University of North Dakota law school's refusal to allow a Lakota drum ceremony at graduation "seemed like overkill," The Grand Forks Herald says in an...

N.M. tribes and schools focus on student retention
Eight tribes in New Mexico and one in Texas have signed agreements with New Mexico State University to improve graduation rates of Indian students. About 3 percent of NMSU students...

Albuquerque mayor reaches out to nearby Pueblo
Albuquerque, New Mexico, Mayor Martin Chavez met with leaders of Isleta Pueblo on Thursday. Chavez said he wants to improve relations between the city and the tribe, one of several...

BIA school wasn't told of Internet reconnect
A Bureau of Indian Affairs school principal on the Navajo Nation wasn't told that her school's Internet connection was restored, The Gallup Independent reports. Ft. Wingate Elementary principal Dianne Owens...

Navajo Nation police recruits can't pass fitness test
All nine applicants for a job on the Navajo Nation police force failed the entry-level physical fitness test on Wednesday, The Farmington Daily Times reported. The tribe is short of...

Nev. woman tries to hang onto reservation home
A member of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada is trying to hang onto the home of her grandmother, elder Theresa Smokey Jackson. Cynthia Kannan, 33, took up residence in the...

NIGC rules against Okla. tribe's casino in Kansas
An Oklahoma tribe's out-of-state casino has been deemed illegal by the National Indian Gaming Commission. A 24-page opinion issued through the agency's top lawyer rejected the Wyandotte Nation's right to...

Obituary: Noah White, Indian education advocate
Noah White Jr., a member of the Prairie Island Mdewakanton Dakota Tribe of Minnesota, died last week of complications after a heart attack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. He was...

Arbiter allows pro-union flyers by tribal employees
An arbitration judge in California has allowed employees of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians to post pro-union flyers in employee break rooms. $p The tribe, which owns two...

Alaska Native firm's spraying plans condemned
An Alaska Native village corporation plans to spray corporation land with herbicides over the objections of local tribes, environmentalists and other groups. $p Klukwan Inc. is asking for a state...

Native man's death in B.C. getting another review
The British Columbia government is reviewing the case of a Native man who died after police left him in an alley. Frank Paul, 47, was a member of the Big...

Tribes blast Bush choice for federal appeals court
The nomination of the Department of Interior's former top lawyer to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals would be a disaster for Indian Country, tribal and Indian leaders said on...

Veterans post to open on Soboba Reservation
The Veterans of Foreign Wars is opening a new post on the Soboba Reservation in California. According to The Riverside Press-Enterprise, the post is the first created specifically for tribal...

David Yeagley: Democrats do nothing for Indians
"What does a career Indian protester do when he realizes the Left has failed him and his people? Ask Russell Means, Olgala Sioux of Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Mr. Means...

Obituary: Crone-Morange, Schaghticoke leader
Paulette Crone-Morange, one of the leaders of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation's successful federal recognition effort, died on Tuesday, The Hartford Courant reports. She was 60. Crone-Morange is the sister of...

Calif. tribe wages campaign against planned landfill
The Pala Band of Mission Indians of California launched its campaign against a proposed landfill near its reservation. The tribe is sponsoring an initiative that seeks to overturn voter approval...

National Park Service to curb employee travel
National Park Service director Fran P. Mainella promised to cut back employee travel and other spending at a House hearing on Thursday. Mainella responded to criticism from the leaders of...

Lumbee beauty queen wins damage award from ex
A member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina won a court ruling on Thursday against an ex-boyfriend whose e-mail cost her a shot at the Miss America title. $p...

Budget resolution barely clears House vote
The House narrowly approved a $2.4 trillion budget resolution on Thursday that an Arizona Congressman says shortchanges Indian Country. Rep. Rick Renzi (R-Ariz.) was one of 10 Republicans who joined...

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