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June 30, 2004
Tim Giago: Casinos create culture of 'us' and 'them'
"The euphoria of Indian casinos has begun to diminish after nearly 17 years. The problems encountered were not those projected by the naysayers. Organized crime did not gain a foothold...

Alaska village clinics told not to serve non-Natives
Health clinics in 22 rural Alaska villages have been told not to provide care to non-Natives. $p The Tanana Chiefs Conference says it is only enforcing existing federal policy. TCC,...

Governor of Pojoaque Pueblo remembered at funeral
Hundreds attended a funeral on Tuesday for Jacob Viarrial, governor of Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico. $p Viarrial was remembered for bringing his tribe into financial prosperity, with a casino,...

Increasing voter turnout a hot topic at NCAI
Getting more American Indians and Alaska Natives to the polls this November is a top priority of tribes around the nation. $p Charles F. Bunnell, the chief of staff for...

Editorial: The never ending Indian wars in California
"The Indian wars in the Santa Ynez Valley just seem to go on and on, with no end in sight. Another battle was engaged recently when the Santa Barbara County...

Massive fire threatening Alaska village of Venetie
Residents of the Alaska Native village of Venetie are being told to wait out the massive Pingo Fire because there's nowhere else to go. $p The fire is less than...

BIA official promises policy on off-reservation gaming
As more and more tribes seek to establish gaming operations far away from their existing reservations, the Bush administration continues to struggle with the political and legal realities of the...

IHS competitive epidemiology grant applications
The Indian Health Service is accepting competitive cooperative agreement applications for the Epidemiology Grant Program for American Indians/Alaska Natives and Urban Indian communities. $p The purpose of the program is...

Campbell-linked firm lost contract in Louisiana
A firm linked to retiring Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colorado) lost a $1.5 million contract in Louisiana after facing ethical questions there, The Denver Post reports. $P Thinkstream Inc. was...

Oneida Nation unveils new license plate designs
The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin will have two new license plates for tribal members. $p The first plate (top of picture) uses purple to symbolize rare Quahog shells used to...

Alaska Natives awarded grants for various projects
Alaska Native tribes and non-profit organizations are sharing in $5.3 million in grants from the Rasmuson Foundation. $p Cook Inlet Tribal Council of Alaska will use a $2 million grant...

Navajo Nation stop a success for Rock the Vote
MTV's Rock the Vote bus made a stop on the Navajo Nation on Monday. $p The bus came to a get out the vote event geared at younger Navajos. The...

Janklow stopped 16 times by police, never ticketed
A six-month old report released to The Sioux Falls Argus Leader shows that former South Dakota governor Bill Janklow (R) was stopped 16 times by state police but was never...

Alliance seeks to keep Dakota, Ojibwe languages alive
The Dakota Ojibwe Language Revitalization Alliance met last Friday to discuss ways to increase the usage of Dakota and Ojibwe. The group says less than 30 people in Minnesota speak...

Mascot issue still a divisive one despite changes
Hundreds of schools and universities across the nation have dropped their Indian-themed mascots, logos and nicknames, but activists are still battling some of the big ones. The Chief Illiniwek mascot...

Column: Some don't want Indians getting more
"The Minnesota Historical Society, its state appropriation slashed by $4.3 million, worked out a deal turning over the museum and its 242-acre site to the Lower Sioux tribe. The tribe...

Supreme Court blocks Internet pornography law again
The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 on Tuesday to extend an injunction against the Child Online Protection Act. $P The law is designed to keep minors away from pornographic material....

Republicans can't agree on federal budget blueprint
A dispute within the Republican party has left House and Senate leaders unable to agree on a budget resolution for the upcoming fiscal year. $p Conservative Republicans want to continue...

City opposing Cowlitz Tribe now wants to negotiate
The city of La Center, Washington, now wants to negotiate with the Cowlitz Tribe after opposing the tribe's land-into-trust request. $P The tribe wants to have 152 acres placed in...

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