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April 16, 2004
BIA official warns of Congressional maneuvering
A "super-charged political atmosphere" will contribute to attempts to change Indian gaming law and the federal recognition process, a top Bureau of Indian Affairs official said on Thursday. In a...

BIA employees saw signs of colleague's drinking
Testimony and evidence in a wrongful death suit against the Bureau of Indian Affairs documents that employees saw signs of a colleague's drinking problem well before he was involved in...

Indian Educator of the Year named in Montana
A woman working to increase the number of Indian teachers was named the 2004 Indian Educator of the Year by the Montana Indian Education Association.. $P Reno Charette, a member...

Indictment charges four with theft from Crow Tribe
Four people were indicted in a scheme in which about $38,700 was allegedly funneled to pay the legal fees of former Crow Tribe chairman Clifford G. Birdinground. $P The indictment...

Oregon man renovating home finds Indian skull
An Indian skull believed to date back 400 years will probably be turned over to Oregon tribes for reburial. $p The skull was discovered by a man who was remodeling...

Editorial: Special master needed in Cobell case
The Sioux Falls Argus Leader calls on U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth to appoint a new special master for the Indian trust fund case. $p The paper laments the resignation...

Editorial: What's good for tribes good for all of us
"What the Indian tribes are doing is good for them and their revenue, but itís also good for the rest of Oklahoma; we all benefit from the visitors the tribes...

Mankiller says tribes battling negative perceptions
Wilma P. Mankiller, the first woman to be elected principal chief of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, spoke at Rogers State University on Thursday. $P Mankiller addressed some of the...

No shortage of well-paying jobs on Tulalip Reservation
After its traditional fishing economy collapsed, the Tulalip Tribes suffered from a 65 percent unemployment rate. $p Now tribal officials say there are plenty of jobs to go around. The...

Oklahoma tribe breaks ground on cultural center
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma broke ground on a $2.6 million history and cultural center. $p The 30,000-square-foot building will house important tribal documents and artifacts. The building will...

Ramapough Tribe complains of pollution at paint dump
Members of the unrecognized Ramapough Tribe of New Jersey say waste left from a former paint sludge dump has caused illnesses and early death. $P The tribe says Ford Motor...

N.D. tribal offices closed over suspicious letter
A suspicious, foul-smelling letter addressed to the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota forced the closure of several tribal offices. $p Tests by the state didn't turn up...

Editorial: Recognition about lobbyists not merits
"Congressman [Chris] Shays is one of the few politicians courageous enough to raise questions about a process that assigns immense rights and wealth to groups of people often far more...

Nebraska tribes to step up recall effort in county
The Omaha Tribe and the Winnebago Tribe will collect signatures to recall two elected officials in Thurston County, Nebraska. $P Native Americans are the majority in the county but tribal...

Interior denies approval for drilling tied to Griles
The Department of Interior denies its approval of a large drilling project in New Mexico is tied to Deputy Secretary J. Steven Griles. $P Griles was a lobbyist for Yates...

Letter: Rats guarding the cheese at Interior
"God bless Alan L. Balaran for his courageous act in resigning as a court-appointed special master in the investigation of the government's mismanagement of oil royalties owed to Native Americans....

Chickasaw governor receives $300,000 salary
The Chickasaw Nation Legislature recently voted to triple the salary of Gov. Bill Anoatubby. $P Anoatubby receives $300,000 a year, according to The Daily Oklahoman. His retirement fund was also...

Lumbee Tribe to take over apartment complexes
The Lumbee Tribe plans to assume management of three apartment complexes currently under the North Carolina Indian Housing Authority. The authority receives $750,000 to manage the complexes. The tribe wants...

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