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June 07, 2004
Column: Nipmuc Nation should gain federal recognition
"It's not easy being a Nipmuc. Just ask Walter A. Vickers. He grew up in Northboro and remembers his classmates and neighbors calling him all sorts of names, none of...

Pequot elder's home is subject of tribal dispute
Members of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation are fighting over the future of the homestead belonging to matriarch Elizabeth George, The New London Day reports. $P George's descendants from the...

Grand jury probes Cheyenne-Arapaho spending
A federal grand jury is investigating the spending habits of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, The Daily Oklahoman reports. $p The investigation centers on allegations that tribal officials misspent casino...

Indian turnout in South Dakota shows dramatic gains
Even though reservation turnout trailed the state average, more than twice as many Indians in South Dakota voted in last week's primary election than in 2002, according to a new...

Mark Trahant: Indian girls team had game back in 1900s
"I knew my Aunt Genie only through newspaper clips. From time to time, the newspaper from my grandmother's tribe, Wotanin Wowapi, would publish old photos. Once there was a picture...

Opinion: 'Lost Youth' series was poor journalism
"By now it should be obvious that the three-part series "The Lost Youth of Leech Lake" struck a nerve, particularly among Leech Lake Ojibwe and other Minnesota Natives. When was...

Well-managed forest provides few financial gains
The Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin lets the certification for its well-managed forest expired last year because no one was paying extra for the tribe's high-quality timber. $p Back in the...

Opinion: Eviction of tribal remains is wrong
"Over the last few months, one of the largest American Indian burial grounds ever found in California or the nation has been rising out of the earth in...

Election pits convict against Harvard graduate
Members of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota will go to the polls tomorrow to select a new tribal chair. $p The election pits a "crook" who serve...

Grassroots battle against Peabody sees success
Grassroots activists on the Hopi and Navajo reservations are looking forward to December 31, 2005, with hope and skepticism. $p That's the date they hope Peabody Energy's coal mines in...

Senate, House committee hearings this week
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee and the House Resources Committee are holding three Indian-related hearings this week. $p On Tuesday, the Senate committee will hold a hearing on S. 2436,...

Chumash Tribe's development deal stirs opposition
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians of California wants to turn several hundred acres of land into a housing and country club development but area residents say the project...

Parents upset at loss of support staff for students
Native parents in Vancouver, British Columbia, are upset over the loss of 33 staff members who are supposed to help Native students stay in school and graduate. $p School officials...

Task force cracks drug rings in Indian Country
A multi-jurisdictional task force is helping investigators crack drug rings in Indian Country. $P The Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force is made up of tribal, state and...

Diabetes program reaches out to rural, elderly Navajos
With diabetes on the rise, the Navajo Nation is reaching out to the rural and elderly to help tribal members combat the disease. $p The Sage Memorial Hospital in Ganado,...

Yellow Bird: Diversity, women welcome in government
"Sometimes, a different voice can also bring new ideas and perhaps needed change. It reminds me of some of the tribal councils that consist mostly of men. This is not...

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