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June 28, 2004
Website provides detailed look at language use
There are nine speakers of Navajo in Maine. Alaska and Arizona have the most speakers of Native languages than any other state. And more people speak Native languages than Hebrew....

Group files suit over problems Indian voters faced
The Four Directions Committee filed a lawsuit to challenge an election held in a city near the Yankton Sioux Reservation. $p In a state court complaint, the group says some...

Editorial: Apology a sign of 'modern tribal power'
"Severe health, education and economic troubles still bedevil the reservations, despite the casino riches of a minority. Accordingly, the tribes must aim for more than an apology as they pursue...

Jeff Benedict: How to fight a tribe's recognition
"The surest way for Southampton to escape the threat of a casino is for its residents and elected officials to insure that the Bureau of Indian Affairs conducts a transparent...

Teen convicted of murder on Leech Lake Reservation
An 18-year-old was found guilty of two counts of second-degree murder and one count of manslaughter for the beating death of a blind man on the Leech Lake Ojibwe Reservation...

Navajo Boys and Girls protest president's plan
The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Navajo Nation held a protest against President Joe Shirley's plan to turn the organization into a tribal entity. $p The clubs are currently...

Site of sacred ceremony returned to Wiyot Tribe
The Wiyot Tribe of California reclaimed the site of its most sacred ceremony on Friday. $P The tribe was given title to 40 acres on Indian Island, considered the center...

Book Reviews: 'Four Souls' by Louise Erdrich
"Four Souls," the latest novel by Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich, is getting positive reviews in the mainstream press. $p The Minneapolis Star Tribune says the book's stories about early 20th-century...

Wisconsin tribe awaits answer on federal status
The Brothertown Indian Nation of Wisconsin hopes an answer on its federal recognition petition comes soon. $p The tribe descends from Pequot and Mohegan communities in southern New England. After...

IHS dentist may have sold Native patients' teeth
An Indian Health Service dentist in Arizona is under investigation for possibly selling the teeth of Native patients. $P Sanders Steinman, an oral surgeon at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center...

Cherokee couple fights tribe's same-sex marriage ban
A Cherokee Nation couple denied the right to marry plans to challenge the tribe's law banning same-sex marriages. $p The lesbian couple obtained a marriage license from a tribal court...

Crow Tribe dedicates park in honor of veterans
The Crow Tribe of Montana dedicated its Veterans Commemorative Park on Friday. $p The park will list the names of 3,000 tribal members who fought in wars dating back to...

Mashantucket Tribe accused of hindering vote effort
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is being accused of hindering the fund-raising efforts of a group seeking to increase voter turnout among South Dakota Indians. $P Pequot representatives allegedly told...

Lawsuit seeks to halt Blackfeet Nation election
Two candidates who were disqualified from tomorrow's Blackfeet Nation general election have filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to stop the election. $p Four seats are up for grabs...

Column: City apologizes to Dakota descendants
"On Saturday, the mayor of Winona, the Roman Catholic bishop and several other representatives of government and church groups apologized during an outdoor "truth and reconciliation" ceremony to members of...

Alaska Natives combat tobacco use among young, old
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, a health corporation run by 58 tribes, is working to reduce tobacco use among young and old Alaska Natives. $P Studies show that Alaska Natives smoke...

Mark Trahant: How far does 'terrorist' definition go?
"What is a terrorist, these days? We have no shared definition in this global war -- we know terrorism when it strikes us. But that definition opens the door to...

Yellow Bird: Tribes should be models of government
"North Dakota's hunting laws differ from Minnesota. In other words, city by city and state by state, laws govern different units of government differently. In many ways, that is not...

Longtime governor of New Mexico tribe passes on
Jacob Viarrial, the longtime governor of Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico, has died. $p The cause of death was not reported. Viarrial had served as governor for more than 20...

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