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April 08, 2004
Anchorage mourns loss of beloved Inupiat man
Floyd Kaleak, an Inupiat man known for his wide smile as he panhandled the streets of Anchorage, Alaska, died sometime this week. He was 45. Kaleak came from a large...

Wyoming tribes win appeal of breach of trust lawsuit
A federal appeals court on Wednesday delivered victory to two Wyoming tribes seeking millions of dollars for mismanaged trust assets on their reservation. The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern...

Report finds lax safety measures at BIA schools
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has put Indian students at risk by hiring people with violent criminal backgrounds to work at schools, an internal investigation concluded. An audit by the...

Snoqualmie Tribe battling state over power plant
The Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington lost a decision to stop the state from issuing a long-term license for two hydroelectric power plants. The state's Pollution Control Hearings Board agreed that...

Appeals court rules county violated Indian voters
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday held that Blaine County, Montana, violated the voting rights of American Indians. A three-judge panel of the court said the county's at-large...

DOJ says state lacks authority on Wyandotte land
A federal judge on Wednesday heard arguments over the status of the Wyandotte Nation's casino in Kansas. The state raided the facility last week, claiming authority to enter trust land....

Haskell students staging unique play 'Neurotica'
The Thunderbird Theater group at Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas is putting on a unique play that won't take place on a stage. "Neurotica" is being directed by Haskell...

Aquash murder defendant assigned new attorney
A man convicted of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash has been appointed a new attorney by a federal judge. Arlo Looking Cloud will be represented by...

Education Secretary Paige visiting tribal college
Education Secretary Rod Paige is visiting the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute in New Mexico today to sign an agreement between the between the Department of Education and the American Indian...

Anderson receives praise from BIA students in S.D.
Students at a Bureau of Indian Affairs school in South Dakota gave rave reviews to assistant secretary Dave Anderson. $p The new BIA head visited Cheyenne Eagle Butte High School...

Haida Nation protests off-shore drilling in B.C.
Several hundred members of the Haida Nation of British Columbia held a protest against the federal government's plans to lift a moratorium on off-shore drilling. Members of a federal panel...

Innu hunters from Quebec criticized for caribou hunt
Members of the Innu Nation of Quebec say they will continue to hunt an endangered species of caribou. Innu hunters from Quebec set up camp in Labrador to hunt the...

Navajo Nation won't award summer scholarships
A shortfall of $3.6 million means the Navajo Nation won't award scholarships to students this summer. Although most students take the summer off, about 300 students will lose funding, said...

Nephew of Navajo vice president killed in Iraq
A Navajo Nation tribal member stationed in Iraq was killed in a surprise attack on Monday night. Sgt. Lee Duane Todacheene, 29, is a nephew of Navajo Nation Vice President...

Siletz Tribe considers barring employees from office
The Confederated Siletz Tribes of Oregon are considering an amendment to require tribal employees to quit their jobs if they are elected to tribal office. The amendment would also bar...

Cheyenne-Arapaho employees, vendors won't get paid
Dozens of employees and vendors for the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma won't get paid due to an ongoing dispute with the BIA. The tribe cut off programs that...

Coushatta leaders used tribal money to pay lobbyists
Two leaders of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana used $24 million in funds meant for housing, health care and education programs to pay lobbyists, The Lake Charles American Press reports....

McCain pushing Choctaw tribe to cooperate with probe
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is upset the Mississippi Band of Choctaws won't cooperate with his probe into Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a staff investigator told The Jackson Clarion-Ledger. McCain is...

Meskwaki Code Talkers recognized by state of Iowa
The state of Iowa honored eight members of the Meskwaki Tribe who served as Code Talkers during World War II. Iowa lawmakers passed a resolution recognizing the Meskwaki Code Talkers...

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