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May 04, 2004
Letter: University tried to bribe tribe on sacred site
"University of Arizona Mount Graham astronomy officials came to our reservation last month. They offered us $40,000 a year from UA, the University of Minnesota and the University of Virginia...

Tribes challenge policy affecting federal housing funds
A federal policy that distributes housing dollars based on the U.S. Census rather than tribal enrollment would hurt reservation communities, tribal leaders said on Monday. The 2000 Census count was...

Montana tribes take battle over gold mines to court
A federal judge held a hearing in the Fort Belknap Tribes suit against the Bureau of Land Management over two abandoned gold mines near the reservation. The Assiniboine and Gros...

Martin attacked for federal recognition decision
The state of Connecticut accused the Bureau of Indian Affairs on Monday of a "complete about-face" for its controversial decision to recognize the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation. State attorney general Richard...

Reservation housing conditions compared to Third World
Members of Congress visited the Navajo Nation on Monday to tour reservation housing and to hold a hearing on housing conditions in Indian Country. $p The visit was prompted by...

In movie about Native boxer, 'the Indians win'
Amateur boxers on the Navajo Nation are praising an independent movie that was partly filmed on the reservation. $p "In some movies, the Indians lose," amateur boxer Lowell Bahe told...

Yellow Bird: Foreigners more interested in Indians
"This keen interest in Native people from people of other countries always amazes me, because in the seven years I have lived in Grand Forks, I always am surprised to...

Blackfeet Reservation woman reported with hantavirus
A young woman from the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana has contracted the deadly hantavirus, the Associated Press reports. $p The mid-20s woman has been hospitalized. She is the state's second...

State turns up volume against BIA on recognition
Connecticut attorney Richard Blumenthal is again criticizing the Bureau of Indian Affairs for its decision to recognize the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation. $p Blumenthal says the decision wasn't based on the...

Federal judge to issue voting rights ruling this summer
A federal judge in South Dakota plans to issue a ruling in a Native voting rights case sometime this summer. $p On behalf of Indian plaintiffs, the American Civil Liberties...

Cabazon Band breaks ground on convention center
The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians of California is building a 100,000-square-foot convention and events center. The Fantasy Springs Special Events Center will cost $16.8 million. With seating for 4,500,...

California tribe files ballot initiative to stop landfill
The Pala Band of Mission Indians filed a ballot initiative on Monday to stop a proposed landfill in San Diego County. $p The tribe says the $60 million landfill on...

Ex-tribal employee pleads guilty for kickback
A former employee of the Chehalis Tribe of Washington pleaded guilty on Friday to accepting a kickback. $p Charanjit Singh Sodhi was the tribe's natural resource director in 2001. He...

Column: Diversification next step for gaming tribes
"Given the unpleasant history of land deals involving Native Americans -- from incompetent land surveys to outright swindles and brazen thefts -- the rise of the American Indian-owned gambling casino...

Walk kicks off Minnesota's American Indian Month
A reported 400 people representing 50 tribes and organizations participated in a walk to kick off American Indian Month in Minnesota. $p The nine-block walk was held in Minneapolis. Youth...

Tribal coalition seeks to protect important sites
A consortium of four California tribes is working to protect and preserve important sites. The Native American Land Conservancy's latest project is the creation of the 2,500-acre Old Woman Mountains...

Outside influences affect Brazilian tribes
Tribal leaders on the first reservation that was created in Brazil are worried that their way of life is being lost due to encroachment and other outside influences. $p The...

Republican governors report biggest donor in 2002
The top donor to the Republican Governors Association in the year 2002 was a firm run by a public relations executive whose high tribal fees are the subject of a...

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