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April 06, 2004
Coushatta Tribe paid $32M to lobbyist Jack Abramoff
The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana paid Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff $32 million over a three-year period, The Lake Charles American Press reports. $p The paper said the figure came from...

Special master Balaran resigns from Cobell lawsuit
Special master Alan Balaran has resigned from the Indian trust fund lawsuit, citing the Department of Interior's ongoing attempts to disqualify him. $p In a three-page letter to U.S. District...

Swimmer to retain control of Indian appraisals
Dozens of Department of Interior employees won't lose their Indian preference status under a recent decision by Special Trustee Ross Swimmer. In a short letter to Secretary Gale Norton and...

Obituary: Rex Redhouse, patriarch of musical family
Rex P. Redhouse, a Navajo Nation man who formed dance, drum and musical groups with his family, died on Friday after a recent illness. He was 84. $p Rehouse was...

Oneida Nation families resist evictions pending appeal
Four Oneida Nation families facing eviction from their homes on tribal territory say they will stay put until their appeals are exhausted. $p In a ruling last Friday, the 2nd...

Report: Seneca-Cayuga Tribe has bigger plans in store
The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma has been floating plans for a full-fledged Class III casino in New York, The Syracuse Post-Standard reports. $P The tribe has been purchasing land in...

Tesuque Pueblo announces return of flea market
Tesuque Pueblo in northern New Mexico has announced the return of its popular flea market. $p The tribe abruptly shut down the market last October as part of a highway...

Editorial: Other tribes 'selfish' for opposing Lumbees
Critics of federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are "selfish," The Wilmington Morning Star says in an editorial. $p "They don't want to share the federal aid,"...

Yellow Bird: The phenomenon of the 'hobby Indians'
"Birgit Hans, department chair of Indian Studies at UND, had a unique presentation Wednesday for the UND Indian Association's 35th Annual Time-Out and Wacipi Week. She told us about the...

Canoe carved by students arrives in Alaska
Members of the Haida Tribe of Alaska held an acceptance ceremony for a canoe that was carved by students at an alternative high school in Washington. $p The students worked...

Cobell mediator Renfrew has oil tanker named after him
A retired federal judge who has been selected as a mediator for the Cobell trust fund lawsuit was an oil industry executive who has an oil tanker named after him,...

Pechanga descendants protest against enrollment policy
Several people who claim to have Pechanga ancestry held a protest on Monday against the Pechanga Band of Mission Indians. $p The group wants the financially-successful tribe to lift a...

Two mediators selected in Cobell trust fund suit
A retired federal judge who handled tribal cases and an attorney who has worked on several tribal disputes have been chosen as mediators in the Indian trust fund lawsuit. Members...

FBI office in N.Y. releases Peltier documents
The FBI office in Buffalo, New York, has released about 800 pages of documents agents collected on American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier. $P According to an attorney for Peltier,...

First Nation in Sask. sees opposition to MRI clinic
The Muskeg Lake Cree Nation of Saskatchewan wants to start up its own Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) clinic in Saskatoon but the province's health minister doesn't like the idea. $P...

Anderson touring BIA schools in North and South Dakota
Bureau of Indian Affairs head Dave Anderson is visiting four Bureau of Indian Affairs schools in North and South Dakota this week. $P On Monday, Anderson attended an honor roll...

Slain Seminole woman promised to return home
Authorities continue to investigate the deaths of at least 12 prostitutes in three or more states. One victim was Casey Jo Pipestem, a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma....

Indian woman alleges assault by Army recruiter
A woman from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota is asking the federal government to pay her damages for an alleged sexual assault by an Army recruiter. Citing the...

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