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May 14, 2004
Study finds Alaska Native youth at risk for asthma
Native children in Western Alaska suffer from a high rate of chronic respiratory symptoms, including asthma, according to research published this month. In one of the first studies of its...

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes offer $1B for stolen land
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma are offering the state of Colorado $1 billion over 10 years for 27 million acres of land the tribes lost. $p The tribes...

Editorial: Dave Anderson should resign from BIA
Assistant secretary Dave Anderson should resign from his post as head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, The New London Day says in an editorial. $p The paper cites Anderson's...

Quapaw Tribe objects to county law enforcement
The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma has ordered county law enforcement not to come onto tribal land without permission. $p The dispute stems from recent incidents in which Ottawa County deputies...

Michigan tribe expected to sign tax deal with state
The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan is finalizing a wide-ranging tax agreement with the state. $p Under the deal, tribal members will receive exemptions from...

Cayuga Nation outlines plans for reservation land
The Cayuga Nation of New York filed documents in court on Thursday outlining plans for a gaming facility on reservation land. $p The tribe plans to install 100 electronic casino...

Montana family claims tribe will steal grandchildren
A terminally ill Indian man living on a Montana reservation claims his tribe will take away his grandchildren when he dies. $p Roland Morris is a member of the Leech...

Anderson meets with Kickapoo Tribe over water woes
The Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas asked assistant secretary Dave Anderson on Thursday for help in addressing chronic drought conditions on the reservation. $p The tribe wants the Bureau of Indian...

Guilty plea in Red Lake Reservation drive-bys
A 20-year-old man pleaded guilty on Thursday for his role in drive-by shootings on the Red Lake Ojibwe Reservation in Minnesota. $p Charles Hegstrom Jr. pleaded guilty to discharging...

Lakota woman praised for Boys and Girls Club work
An Oglala Lakota woman who founded the first Boys and Girls Club in Indian Country was honored at a White House ceremony on Thursday. $P Leatrice "Chick" Big Crow is...

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