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April 22, 2004
BIA critical of main components of recognition bill
The chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee on Wednesday said he wasn't happy with the Bush administration's response to his bill to reform the controversial federal recognition process. For...

Report finds disparity in Native women's salaries
American Indian and Alaska Native women earn just 58 cents for every dollar earned by a White male, according to a report released this week. Based on data from the...

Anderson inspires students at BIA school in Oklahoma
Bureau of Indian Affairs head Dave Anderson regaled students at Sequoyah High School in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, on Wednesday with talk of commodities, personal success and hope. $p Anderson, who took...

Panel blasts media coverage of California tribes
The University of California-Los Angeles played host to the "American Indian Issues and the California Press" symposium on Wednesday. $p Tribal leaders and members at a panel discussion said tribal...

Seneca Nation drops lawsuit over Internet tobacco
The Seneca Nation of New York has dropped its lawsuit against the state's ban on Internet tobacco sales, the Associated Press reports. $p President Ricky Armstrong said the tribe will...

Judge finds BIA partly to blame for drunk driving deaths
A federal judge on Wednesday found the Bureau of Indian Affairs negligent for allowing an ex-employee with alcohol problems to operate a government vehicle. $p But U.S. District Judge William...

Navajos recall discrimination by local businesses
The 1974 murders of three Navajo men spurred protests by Navajos who demanded better treatment by businesses in Farmington, New Mexico. $p Navajos said they were mistreated when they frequented...

Campbell not confident on future of recognition bill
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee on Wednesday took testimony on S.297, a bill to change the federal recognition process. $p Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo.) said the bill probably won't...

GOP operative admits hatchet job on Wayne Smith
Update: Roger Stone this morning criticized The Village Voice for its "reckless inaccuracy" and put up a web site http://www.thetruthaboutstone.com seeking to refute the article. A Republican operative who helped...

First Nation touting plans for private MRI clinic
The Muskeg Lake Cree Nation of Saskatchewan plans to build a private, for-profit MRI clinic despite opposition from provincial leaders. $p Saskatchewan law forbids privatized health care. But the tribe...

Tribal member ousted from EPA calls for oversight
Robert Martin, a member of the Makah Nation of Washington, says the Environmental Protection Agency needs an independent ombudsman to keep the government in line. $p Martin quit two years...

Navajo president wants public vote on blood quantum
Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. says a proposal to lower the tribe's blood quantum standard should not be left to the Navajo Nation council alone. $p Shirley says tribal...

Tribal member falsely accused of abuse is released
A California Indian man falsely accused of sexual abuse of two young boys was finally released from state custody after serving 13 years in prison and 5 more years in...

Brazilian Indians kill 29 diamond prospectors
The chief of the Cinta Larga Tribe of Brazil said 29 diamond prospectors were killed because they trespassed on the reservation. $p Chief Pio Cinta Larga said he did not...

Tribe from Ecuador seeks to halt oil drilling plans
The chief of the Shuar Tribe of Ecuador spoke at a Burlington Resources shareholder meeting on Wednesday to oppose the company's plans to drill for oil in the Amazon rain...

Tribes testify in support of forest thinning bill
Representatives of three California tribes testified in support of H.R.3846, the Tribal Forest Protection Act, at a hearing on Wednesday. $P The bill would authorize tribes to enter into contacts...

House committee hears bill to return land to tribe
The House Resources Committee took testimony on Wednesday on a bill to return 16,000 acres to the Colorado River Indian Tribes. $p The land, on the California-Arizona border, was apparently...

Two men claim control of small California tribe
Who is the rightful leader of the Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California? That depends on who you ask. $p Matthew Franklin says he was elected by tribal members...

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