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March 29, 2004
First Nation refunded $4.2M for paying illegal taxes
The Lac La Ronge First Nation of Saskatchewan will receive a $4.25 million refund for gasoline and tobacco taxes paid by tribal members. $p The province was imposing the taxes...

Lumbee beauty queen awarded $11K from ex-boyfriend
Former Miss North Carolina Rebekah Revels, a member of the Lumbee Tribe, was awarded $11,000 from an ex-boyfriend whose e-mail about a racy photo cost her a shot at the...

Tribal police chief builds force from ground up
When Paul Hare went to work for the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians of California, he found lax security at the tribe's bingo hall and criminals who used the reservation...

AISES students headed to international fair
The American Indian Science and Engineering held its 17th annual fair in Albuquerque, New Mexico, last week. $p Five students, plus two alternates, won top honors at the fair. Rachelle...

Program will create jobs for San Felipe Pueblo
San Felipe Pueblo in New Mexico has entered into a partnership to train tribal members as carpenters. The tribe and Central and Northern New Mexico Apprenticeship Association have created a...

Native firms urged to do business with feds
The General Services Administration is sponsoring a two-day conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to encourage Indian-owned firms to do business with the federal government. $p The conference, "2004 Native American...

Duwamish Tribe buys first piece of land in 150 years
Lack of federal recognition isn't stopping the Duwamish Tribe of Washington pursuing its dreams. The tribe now owns its first piece of property since the signing of the 1855 Treaty...

Sauk-Suiattle Tribe seeking to restore goat herd
The Sauk-Suiattle Tribe of Washington is working to restore the numbers of its most important animal, the mountain goat. The tribe is using a $170,000 grant from the U.S. Fish...

Opinion: Tribes get ready for their day in spotlight
"The word Potomac means "where the goods are brought in" and it dates from the local Indian tribe rudely displaced here centuries ago by colonial whites intent on a New...

Anderson denies recognition to Burt Lake Band
Bureau of Indian Affairs head Dave Anderson announced on Friday he was issuing a preliminary decision against federal recognition of the Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa of Michigan....

An interview with Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich
Turtle Mountein Ojibwe author talks about family, fame and the loss of her husband in an interview with Native reporter Dorreen Yellow Bird of The Grand Forks Herald. Yellow Bird:...

Yellow Bird: Keeping our ceremonies sacred
"A friend, relative, mentor and a man who answers my Sundance questions, told me preparation for Sundance starts the day we leave the Sundance - that is our New Year,...

Investors spending millions on tribal recognition
It's getting more and more costly for tribes to make their case federal recognition, investors, experts and critics of the controversial process say. Eric Eberhard, a lawyer who used to...

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