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May 07, 2004
Editorial: Dave Anderson should not resign
"Dave Anderson, Edina resident and barbecue restaurateur, has only been on the job at the Bureau of Indian Affairs for a few months and already some in Washington are calling...

Support grows for Western Shoshone trust fund bill
A bill to distribute a $143 million trust fund to members of the Western Shoshone Nation is gaining support. $p Rep. Richard Pombo (R-California), chairman of the House Resources Committee,...

Police stumped over theft of fossil in Native village
Police in Alaska say they are having trouble finding out who is behind the recent theft of two fossilized mastodon tusks in an Inupiat Eskimo village. $p Thefts are reportedly...

Johnson seeks investigation into OST expansion
Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota) is asking for a far-reaching investigation into the Office of Special Trustee, citing concerns over the expansion of an agency originally designed to oversee, but...

Editorial: Respect Indian views on school mascots
"The fight over mascots seems most polarizing in states where Indians are few in numbers, where invading settlers tried to eradicate not just tradition and culture, but the Indian people...

Contract cost shortfalls discouraging to tribes
The federal government's failure to pay all contract support costs discourages tribes from exercising self-determination, the legislative director for the National Indian Health Board says. $p Traci McCallan says tribes...

New Miss Indian World learned at lot at competition
Delena Smith, the new Miss Indian World, says she learned a lot from her fellow competitors at this year's Gathering of Nations pow-wow. $p Smith, 23, a Head Start teacher...

Dodd says Anderson recusal came out of nowhere
Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Connecticut) says he is puzzled by assistant secretary Dave Anderson's decision to recuse himself on all federal recognition matters. $p Dodd says he met with Anderson during...

Maoris stage massive march over ban on land claims
An estimated 15,000 Maoris marched on the capitol of Wellington, New Zealand, to protest a bill that would terminate their rights to the coastline. $p The government introduced the bill...

Yakama Nation buys juice plant that was closed
The Yakama Nation of Washington is starting its own line of juices with the purchase of a juice plant. $p The tribe bought the Hi-Country Foods juice plant, which closed...

Tribal official defends closure of California charter school
The administrator for the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians said the tribe was forced to close a charter school in Ukiah, California, after being denied access to the facility. $P...

Pombo to hold hearing on BIA-OST reorganization
The House Resources Committee is expected to hold an oversight hearing on the reorganization of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Office of Special Trustee next week. $p Rep. Richard...

Reservation teen had high blood-alcohol level
A 15-year-old boy from the Flathead Reservation in Montana had a blood-alcohol level five times the legal limit, according to published reports. $p Joseph DuMontier Jr. died May 1. The...

Opinion: Tribe's culture can't be traded for cash
"Which leg do you want me to cut off the spiritual leg or the scientific leg? queried Jim Rock, a traditional Dakota educator, to a University administrator during a...

Kickapoo Tribe asks BIA for help on reservoir
The Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas is asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to condemn land for a critical reservoir project. $p The tribe's reservation has suffered from drought conditions for...

Mississippi Choctaw chief to speak at Brett Favre Day
Phillip Martin, chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaws, will speak at Brett Favre Day on Saturday. $p Brett Favre, quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, is Choctaw. His father,...

Police tensions continue at Mohawk First Nation
The exiled chief of the Kanesatake Mohawk First Nation of Quebec has asked federal law enforcement to patrol the community. $p Grand Chief James Gabriel says he was forced to...

New Bush salmon policy not resonating in polls
Pollsters say a new Bush administration policy to count hatchery-raised salmon as wild is not yet a concern among voters in the Pacific Northwest. $p The change will likely mean...

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