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May 13, 2004
Budget shifts for reorganization criticized at hearing
Tribal and Congressional leaders warned on Wednesday that Indian programs face more budget cuts in the coming years due to the Bush administration's handling of trust reform. At a lengthy...

Campbell warns BIA's Anderson of 'Washington' attitude
There were no hard feelings on Wednesday as assistant secretary Dave Anderson finally testified before a Senate committee he was earlier accused of avoiding. Anderson joined the Bush administration in...

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes file notice of land claim
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma have informed land title companies in Colorado of their claim to 30 percent of the state. $p The tribes say their are the...

Arctic Slope shareholders call for chairman's ouster
A shareholders meeting of the Arctic Slope Regional Corp., an Alaska Native regional corporation, turned "raucous" on Saturday, The Anchorage Daily News reports. $p Angry shareholders called for the meeting...

President of Ketchikan Tribe target of recall
The recently elected president of the Ketchikan Tribe of Alaska is facing a recall petition over alleged misuse of funds and other charges. $p Stephanie Rainwater-Sande, who was elected in...

Navajo Nation police chief resigns over dispute
The Navajo Nation's police chief has resigned, citing "irreconcilable differences" with the tribe, The Farmington Daily Times reports. $p Chief Dorothy Fulton is a 20-year veteran of the police department....

White Mountain Apache chair defends mass firing
The chairman of the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona acknowledges his decision to fire more than a dozen employees was politically motivated. $p Chairman Dallas Massey ousted the employees...

Tribes to mediate dispute over nuclear waste cleanup
Two tribes, two states and the federal government will be mediating a dispute over cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington. The Yakama Nation of Washington filed a lawsuit...

Michigan tribes sign water accord with state
All 12 federally recognized tribes in Michigan signed an accord with Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm (D) on Monday to protect, preserve and enhance water resources in the state. $p The...

South Carolina to begin recognizing tribes
The South Carolina Legislature on Wednesday gave authority to the state's Minority Affairs Commission to recognize tribes. $p The commission has to develop criteria for three categories of state recognition....

Bill renames U.S. courthouse for Chief Tomochichi
The U.S. House unanimously passed a bill on Tuesday to rename a federal courthouse in Georgia after a Creek chief. $p Tomochichi was a Creek man who later became chief...

Troubled ferry poses problems for Makah Tribe
An historic ferry that became an eyesore in Seattle, Washington, is causing problems for the Makah Tribe. $P The tribe agreed to provide free moorage to the Kalakala pending restoration...

House hearing focuses on BIA-OST reorganization
The House Resources Committee held a hearing on the reorganization of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the expansion of the Office of Special Trustee on Wednesday. $P Aurene Martin,...

Montana county accused of bias against Native man
Montana's Human Rights Bureau is accusing a county of discriminating against a tribal member who was banned from working at the county courthouse due to his '"negative history with law...

Manitoba tribal leader ousted over theft charges
The Southern Chiefs Organization of Manitoba removed Grand Chief Margaret Swan from her position in response to her guilty to plea to stealing from her own tribe. $p Swan pleaded...

Eastern Cherokees go bilingual with road signs
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina is installing 400 road signs in both Cherokee and English. $P The $45,000 project is part of the tribe's aggressive effort...

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