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May 05, 2004
Recognition briefing paper at heart of latest feud
When Wayne Smith joined the Bureau of Indian Affairs three years ago, he was tasked with fixing the federal recognition process. A hard job, no doubt, considering the agency was...

Navajo Boys and Girls Clubs seek to release funds
The Boys and Girls Club of the Navajo Nation says the tribal government is holding back funds needed to pay its employees. $p The club organization is not part of...

Walk planned in protest of Leech Lake youth series
American Indian Movement founder Dennis Banks is planning a four-day walk on the Leech Lake Reservation in Minnesota in protest of a newspaper series that detailed problems facing youth on...

Crow woman challenges new tribal constitution
A member of the Crow Tribe of Montana has filed a lawsuit challenging the legality of the tribe's constitution. $p The constitution was adopted in 2001 and has been in...

Snoqualmie Tribe signs services agreement
The Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington has signed a wide-ranging municipal services agreement with the city of Snoqualmie. $p Under the agreement, the city will extend sewer lines and provide police,...

Anderson recused on all federal recognition matters
Bureau of Indian Affairs head Dave Anderson has recused himself of all federal recognition matters due to his previous work in Indian gaming. $p Recognition decisions were delegated to BIA...

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe gets loan for Internet
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota will use a $4.2 million federal loan to bring high-speed Internet to homes and businesses on the reservation. $P The tribe will...

Finds show early sophistication of Mayan culture
Archaeologists say new discoveries at a Mayan site in Guatemala point to a sophisticated and developed society much earlier than they previously believed. $p The city of Cival is twice...

United Tribes Technical College names Student of Year
News from the United Tribes Technical College in North Dakota. $P BISMARCK, North Dakota - Geri D. Fischer, a student in Office Technology, is Student of the Year at United...

Looking Cloud appeals conviction of Aquash murder
The man convicted of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash is appealing to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. $p Arlo Looking Cloud was found guilty by...

Crews battling to contain fire on Arizona reservation
A fire on the Fort Yuma-Quechan Reservation in Arizona was 60 percent contained as of Tuesday evening. $p The Bend Fire started Monday night and is believed to be human-caused....

BIA fire chief sentenced for starting fires in S.D.
A fire chief for the Bureau of Indian Affairs was sentenced on Tuesday to 30 days in prison and was ordered to pay $1,500 in restitution for starting fires on...

Fire threatens Pechanga Reservation in California
For the second year in a row, fires are threatening tribal land in southern California. $p The 5,000-acre Eagle Fire started on Sunday and has entered the Pechanga Reservation, where...

Rise in blood pressure among children tied to obesity
A study published in today's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association reports a rise in high blood pressure among children. $p Experts say the rise is the...

Cinco de Mayo figure was Indian who sought rights
For many people, Cinco de Mayo is a day to consume alcohol at bars. But to Mexicans and Mexican-Americans, it is a day to celebrate Benito Juarez, an Indian man...

Charter school shut down in tribal-related dispute
A charter school in Ukiah, California, was shut down on Monday in an apparent dispute with the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. Tribal officials have been trying to close the...

Senate Republicans vote to protect overtime pay
Senate Republicans joined almost every Democrat in voting to protect overtime pay for millions of workers on Tuesday. $p Five Republicans, including Ben Nighthorse Campbell (Colo.) and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska),...

Pequot tribe collaborates with Rhode Island university
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut and the Roger Williams University in Rhode Island announced a collaborative education partnership on Tuesday. $p Chairman Michael Thomas said the partnership will...

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