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April 02, 2004
Alliances tested on recognition of Lumbee Tribe
A House hearing on Thursday was the site of an occasionally bitter battle between two tribes from North Carolina and lawmakers divided over their allegiances to them. Dozens of members...

Wis. tribe wants settle land claim with New York
The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin wants to settle its portion of the Oneida land claim for a casino in the Catskills region of New York. $p The tribe is one...

Forum examines legacy of tribal settlement acts
Some tribes are more sovereign than others. Those with settlement acts approved during the 1970s and 1980s are finding themselves in the lesser sovereign category. A forum in Massachusetts examined...

Bush nominee opposed by Indian Country advances
A Bush administration court nominee whom tribes describe as a disaster for Indian Country was approved by a party-line vote on Thursday. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 10-9 to send...

Media wants access to BIA employee alcohol survey
Several media organizations are asking a federal judge to make public a Bureau of Indian Affairs survey of alcohol problems among employees. $P The survey has been submitted in court...

Peltier asks Congress to complete investigation
Imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier wants Congress to complete an investigation into alleged corruption within the CIA and FBI that may have affected his case. $p Peltier's lawyer...

Forum examines delinquency among Navajo youth
A two-day forum was held this week to examine juvenile delinquency issues among youth on the Navajo Nation. $p The forum brought together tribal leaders, health care professionals, law enforcement,...

Editorial: Shinnecock Nation deserves an answer
Whatever one thinks of the Shinnecock Nation's plans for a casino, the New York tribe deserves an answer on its federal recognition petition, Newsday says in an editorial. $P The...

IHS funding a campaign issue for S.D. politicians
Who can deliver more funds for the Indian Health Service? That is a question emerging among the candidates for U.S. Senate in South Dakota. $p Sen. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) has...

Indian drivers in Neb. more likely to be searched
Native American drivers in Nebraska were arrested more than 3 times as often as the general population and were 2 1/2 times more likely to be searched than the general...

Whiteclay beer establishment loses liquor license
The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission has revoked the liquor license of a store owner in Whiteclay who is a convicted felon. $p But the man's son is trying to restart...

S.D. advisory council to study Indian education
The South Dakota Indian Education Advisory Council held its first meeting on Thursday. $p The council was created by Gov. Mike Rounds (R) and Education Secretary Rick Melmer. It is...

Tent on Torres-Martinez Reservation to stay up
A church group has been given more time to show that a 10,000-square-foot tent it erected on the Torres-Martinez Reservation in California meets local and tribal approval. $p Global Church...

Editorial: Don't cede jurisdiction to Fla. tribe
The St. Petersburg Times makes an interesting argument against ceding state jurisdiction over Miccosukee tribal lands. $P The paper argues that Native women and children will not receive adequate protection...

More Indian students passing writing test in Minn.
More and more Indian students in Minnesota are passing the state's 10th grade writing test. $p The passing rate for Indian students was 81 percent, the third highest rate. White...

State court to hear Eastern Pequot investor fight
A federal judge in Connecticut sent two lawsuits involving former investors of the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation back to state court. $p The newly recognized tribe dumped casino mogul Donald...

Lawmakers calm down after another Norton meet
All seven members of Connecticut's Congressional delegation met with Interior Secretary Gale Norton on Thursday to discuss the federal recognition of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation. $p The meeting, held in...

Cherokee Nation to start selling liquor licenses
The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma has legalized the sale of alcohol by some tribal businesses. $p The Cherokee Legislature approved liquor sales and now the tribe's tax commission will sort...

House committee tackles Lumbee recognition bill
The House Resources Committee on Thursday held a hearing on a bill to recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. $p Reps. Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and...

Judge orders release of White House energy papers
A federal judge ordered the Department of Energy to release documents related to the White House energy task force. $P The National Resources Defense Council, an environmental group, and Judicial...

House defies Bush with $275B transportation bill
The House is moving forward with a $275 billion transportation bill despite threat of a veto by President Bush. $p The White House has called for a $256 billion limit....

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