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June 16, 2004
Peabody loses another round in Navajo coal lease fight
The world's largest coal company lost another round to the Navajo Nation on Tuesday when a federal appeals court tossed its lawsuit against the tribe. Peabody Coal has battled the...

Seneca-Cayuga Tribe asks Pataki for gaming rights
The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma wants gaming rights in New York to settle its portion of the Cayuga land claim. $p The tribe was not included in the recent announcement...

Meeting called to seek support for Pueblo water deal
The New Mexico State Engineer is holding a meeting tonight to seek support for a settlement to a long-running water rights suit involving four Pueblo tribes. $p A deal to...

Column: Native-only basketball team 'unworkable'
"A whites-only professional basketball team? Unacceptable. A blacks-only professional basketball team? Some already are that, though not by policy. A Native Americans-only professional basketball team? Personally, I have no problem...

Tribes nationwide expanding entertainment options
Patrons to tribal casinos are used to seeing acts that were popular in the 60s, 70s and 80s. But some tribes are now bringing in higher-caliber artists. $p The Muckleshoot...

Ousted Fort Peck chairman appeals removal to BIA
The ousted chairman of the Fort Peck Tribes of Montana is appealing to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. $p John Morales says the tribal council's decision to remove him was...

Residents challenge county to fight Chumash Tribe
Residents of Santa Barbara County, California, want their leaders to fight the Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust request. $p The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs...

Rosebud Sioux Tribe assesses flood and fire damage
Officials with the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota are still trying to assess the damage from a fire and flood that claimed a community center and affected some roads...

Oglala Lakota College to graduate largest class
Oglala Lakota College in South Dakota is graduating its largest class in history. $p The college, based on the Pine Ridge Reservation, will holds its 31st commencement ceremony on Sunday,...

Some in New York opposed to Cayuga land claim deal
A proposal to settle the Cayuga land claim is drawing opposition from some in upstate New York. $p The group Upstate Citizens for Equality is staging a three-day protest of...

New paper takes on 'corruption' on Blackfeet Nation
Long Standing Bear Chief says his new paper, The Piikani Sun, will take on corruption among leaders of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana. $p Long Standing Bear Chief, also known...

Study focuses on health care needs of Native women
A study being released this week looks at the health care needs of Native women in Saskatchewan, Canada. $p THe Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence interviewed Native women who...

Indian voter group had ties to Democrat-leaning PAC
An Indian voting rights group that has criticized the way South Dakota's recent election was handled had ties to a defunct political action committee that gave money to the state's...

House Republicans push two energy bills through
House Republicans on Tuesday began reviving energy and environmental bills that the Senate is likely to reject. $p The House voted 244-178 to approve a bill to free the makers...

Cherokee Nation couple denied right to marry
A Cherokee Nation couple who tried to file their marriage license in tribal court were rejected on Tuesday because they are lesbian. $p Kathy Reynolds and Dawn McKinley obtained a...

Martin delays decision on Nipmuc recognition
The Bureau of Indian Affairs delayed a decision on the federal recognition of two Nipmuc tribes from Massachusetts. $p Principal deputy assistant secretary Aurene Martin was to announce a final...

Senate approves expansion of hate-crimes law
The Senate voted 65-33 to authorize an expansion of the 1968 hate crimes law to include offenses based on sexual orientation, gender and disabilities. $p The provision was approved as...

Tribe to add Reagan's name to veterans memorial
The Grand Ronde Tribes of Oregon will be adding the late former president Ronald Reagan's name to the tribal veterans memorial. $P Tribal members revere Reagan for signing their federal...

Half of firefighters on front lines are Indian
Native Americans are only 1 percent of the general population but make up half of the firefighters on the front lines of wildfires, The Washington Post reports. $p With hourly...

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