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June 14, 2004
Court ruling adds to debate over tribal-labor relations
Tribes are exempt from a federal labor law that requires the payment of overtime to governmental employees, an appeals court ruled last week. A group of tribal police officers sued...

Construction on Oklahoma Indian museum to begin
Construction of the $110 million American Indian Cultural Center in Oklahoma City will begin this last now that the funding is in place. The Chickasaw Nation led an effort to...

Recognition decisions expected for three tribes
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is expected to issue decisions on three tribal groups seeking federal recognition. $P Today an answer is due on the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe of...

Village store busted for selling tax-free cigarettes
A store in the Yup'ik Eskimo village of Marshall, Alaska, was busted for selling tax-free cigarettes. $P State law requires anyone who brings cigarettes into Alaska to obtain a license...

Students visit site of 1863 Chippewa treaty
Students participating in the INMED Summer Institute at the University of North Dakota got a lesson in history on Sunday. $p UND professor Virgil Benoit took the students to Old...

Artifact amnesty program draws some interest
An artifact amnesty program offered by federal prosecutors in four states has seen the return of some Indian remains. $p No other items have been returned but the authorities have...

South Dakota to resume suit against trust land
South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds (R) says he will continue the state's fight against the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe's land-into-trust request. $P The case has been in the courts since...

Fort Peck tribal members oust most of council
Members of the Fort Peck Tribes of Montana voted on Sunday to remove most of the tribal council. $P Nearly 500 showed up to a general council meeting called by...

Remains of Indian woman and grandson reburied
The remains of an Indian woman and her grandson believed to have died in the late 1800s were reburied in Wyoming on Friday. $p The remains were uncovered accidentally during...

Decision near on returning park to Suquamish Tribe
The last public meeting for a proposal to return Old Man House State Park in Washington to the Suquamish Tribe is being held this week. $p The park sits on...

Report calls for recognition of First Nations fisheries
A new report calls on the British Columbia to recognize the fishing rights of First Nations. $p A panel appointed by the First Nations Summit and the B.C. Aboriginal Fisheries...

Tigua Tribe celebrates heritage and patron saint
Members of the Tigua Tribe of Texas honored their heritage and the tribe's patron saint on Sunday. $p The annual St. Anthony's feast drew tribal members near and far for...

Drilling project threatens tribal rock art in Utah
A Bureau of Land Management archaeologist who recommended stringent protections for tribal rock art dating back 1,700 years has been barred from reviewing drilling projects in the Nine Mile Canyon...

Column: Tribal labor ruling faces fight in courts
"Jobs on American Indian reservations have always come with their own set of work rules and regulations. The tribes are considered separate governments, entitled to establish their own labor standards...

Pascua Yaqui Tribe chooses first woman as chair
For the first time in its history, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe has a woman leader. $p Herminia Frias was selected chairwoman at the tribal council's first meeting last Thursday. At...

Tim Giago: Boarding schools cause of many ills
"Many of the problems now prevalent in Indian country, problems that are slowly starting to mend with the return of so many to their traditional forms of education and spirituality,...

Mark Trahant: Ordinary Reagan was extraordinary
"Last week's all-news TV channels (the cable stations that formerly carried news) missed the Reagan story I'm most interested in: I had quite enough of Ronald Reagan, the extraordinary; what...

Anderson says gaming has helped few Indians
Assistant secretary Dave Anderson says gaming has helped relatively few Indians, according to The Minneapolis Star Tribune. $p Anderson spoke with the paper about the recent controversy over his decision...

Yellow Bird: A world away at tribal pow-wow
"After a potluck meal, the evening dancing began. As I sat there with my sisters, mother and aunt, I was struck by the cultural difference at the powwow and what...

Tribal foes question need for U.S. apology resolution
Tribal opponents say the United States should not apologize for its policies against American Indians and Alaska Natives. $p Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) is sponsoring a bipartisan resolution to apologize...

regon tribe recalls Reagan for restoring recognition
Members of the Confederated Grand Ronde Tribes of Oregon say they will never forget former president Ronald Reagan. $p The tribe was terminated by the federal government in the 1950s....

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