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May 03, 2004
Alaska tribes sign agreement for refuge services
After nearly two years of negotiation, the first tribal agreement to provide services to a federal wildlife refuge was signed on Friday. Representatives of the Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments...

Revised executive order promotes Indian education
An executive order designed to apply the goals of the No Child Left Behind Act to the education of Indian children was signed by President Bush on Friday. Tribal leaders,...

Alcohol suspected in teen's death at Flathead
Law enforcement on the Flathead Reservation of Montana suspect the death of a 15-year-old boy is linked to alcohol. $p The county and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are...

Professor likes challenge posed by tribal research
Former assistant secretary Kevin Gover calls the Bureau of Indian Affairs "cowardly" for denying recognition to the Chinook Nation of Washington. $p Gover, on his last day in office on...

Strip club on reservation fights for liquor license
A strip club within the boundaries of the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation is going to court to obtain a liquor license. $p The Prairie Chicken club says it was already...

California tribes worry wealth creates backlash
A Los Angeles Times poll showed that most Californians support tribes and Indian gaming. But tribal leaders aren't taking their success for granted and worry about their public image. $p...

South Dakota tribe developing services for elderly
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is creating a new department to handle all services for the elderly. $P The Wisdom Keepers Department is a "one-stop office' designed...

Navajos turn out for civil rights commission hearing
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a hearing on Friday to address discrimination against Navajos and other Native Americans. $p The hearing was held in Farmington, New Mexico, a...

Column: Designs for Indian school 'stunning'
Whitney Gould of The Minneapolis Journal-Sentinel praises the designs of the new Indian Community School outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. $p New Mexico architect Antoine Predock was selected for the $35...

Campaign of convicted ex-chief stirs controversy
When people heard "Super Chief" Darrell "Chip" Wadena was running for chairman of the White Earth Ojibwe Tribe of Minnesota, some got a little upset. $p The reason is that...

Editorial: Big money influences recognition process
The battle against federal recognition is not about tribes, it's about keeping the Bureau of Indian Affairs "honest," The New London Day says in an editorial. $p Black and Latino...

Wayne Smith to testify at recognition hearing
Former Bureau of Indian Affairs aide Wayne Smith, ousted over allegations of influence-pedding, will testify at a hearing on federal recognition this week, The New London Day reports. $P The...

Alaska bill would return old village site to tribe
The Alaska State Senate passed a bill to return the historic site of the Athabascan village of Minto to the Minto tribe. $P The original site was abandoned due to...

U.S. Attorney: Lack of opportunity behind crisis
The Minneapolis Star Tribune interviews Thomas Heffelfinger, the U.S. Attorney for the state of Minnesota, about law enforcement problems affecting Native youth. He says he is encouraged by cooperation between...

Editorial: Culture holds solution for Ojibwe youth
"The way forward for these young people is to go back -- back to the rich, life-sustaining Ojibwe culture from which they have been torn. Salvation for these young people...

Opinion: Tribal families have no support system
"At the heart of the harrowing lives of children in "The Lost Youth of Leech Lake" is an urgent question: Can anything be done to prevent another generation from suffering...

Letters: Responses to Lost Youth of Leech Lake
Linda Bertrand: "Crime in this area almost seems an everyday occurrence. I honestly avoid Cass Lake, although I love the recreational opportunities in the area. It just feels so unsafe....

Opinion: 'Offensive' series on reservation youth
"We are deeply troubled by the Star Tribune's unfair and offensive series on youth at the Leech Lake Ojibwe Indian Reservation. These articles carried very dangerous implicit messages. Larry Oakes...

Yellow Bird: Tribes and media must work together
"For a reporter, getting a good story isn't always as easy as it might seems. When people in the headlines don't want publicity, they can pull their heads in and...

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