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June 09, 2004
Bill to continue funding for unique federal agency
Federal grants offered by the Administration for Native Americans have become so successful that the agency has to turn away more than half the applicants, a Senate committee was told...

Federal agents raid Washington smokeshops
Federal agents raided at least 11 Indian-owned smokeshops on the Puyallup Reservation Washington on Tuesday, KING 5 News reports. The agents were reportedly looking for illegal cigarettes from China. They...

Labor board ruling draws sharp barbs from tribes
Tribal leaders say the National Labor Relations Board's decision subjecting tribe to federal labor law is a strike against sovereignty. $P "This goes so far against the grain as to...

Lake could be named after 'Nighthorse' Campbell
A manmade lake in Colorado would be renamed "Lake Nighthorse" after retiring Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R) under a new bill. $P The legislation was introduced by Sen. Pete Domenici...

Direct service meeting raises tribal health concerns
The first annual Direct Service Tribes health conference was held in Phoenix, Arizona, last week. $p Tribes met with the Indian Health Service to discuss their concerns. According to The...

Botulism strikes animals on Navajo Reservation
Navajo livestock owners in New Mexico are worried about the spread of botulism among their animals. $p Botulism, a bacteria, has been attributed to the deaths of several horses and...

Alaska Native corporation sees new board members
Two new members were elected along with three incumbents for the board of Cook Inlet Region Inc., an Alaska Native regional corporation. $p The two new members are from a...

GOP ticket with Indian candidate loses in Montana
An Indian man running on the Republican ticket lost his party's primary in Montana on Tuesday. $p Dave Mihalic, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, was governor candidate's Pat...

Man convicted of Aquash murder moved to prison
The man convicted of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash began serving his life sentence in a federal prison in Colorado. $p Arlo Looking Cloud, 51, was...

BIA law enforcement official returns to South Dakota
The former head of law enforcement services for the Bureau of Indian Affairs is being transferred to his home state of South Dakota. $p Bob Ecoffey volunteered for reassignment, the...

Natural gas terminal planned on Passamaquoddy land
A $300 million liquefied natural gas terminal is in the works on the Passamaquoddy Tribe's Pleasant Point Reservation in Maine, The Portland Press Herald reports. $p No drilling would take...

Column: Agua Caliente Band enjoys good fortunes
"Lucrative land ownership has long made them the envy of other Native American tribes. But when California voters opened the way for casinos on Indian reservations, good luck for the...

Skull Valley Tribe paying chairman's legal fees
The chairman of the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe of Utah, under indictment for stealing tribal funds, is using tribal funds to pay for his criminal case. $p Leon Bear is...

'Super Chief' Wadena loses White Earth election
Darrell "Chip" Wadena lost his bid to regain control of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe in Tuesday's closely watched election. $p Wadena secured only 41 percent of the votes...

Senate, House committee hearings rescheduled
Hearings scheduled today on the No Child Left Behind Act and land claims legislation have been canceled in light of the memorial to former president Ronald Reagan in Washington, D.C....

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