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July 02, 2004
Investigators fear worst in review of BIA jail system
Investigators at the Department of Interior have discovered nearly 50 deaths, suicides, attempted suicides and prisoner escapes at a handful of Bureau of Indian Affairs jails, the majority of which...

Harjo: Anderson harassed Indian reporter over BIA death
"[Indian reporter for The Oregonian, Kara] Briggs tried to interview the newly installed head of the BIA, Interior Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Dave Anderson, but was denied access by...

Sexual abuse alleged at Mashantucket safehouse
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut says there isn't enough evidence to bring charges against people accused of sexual abuse at the tribe's safehouse. Two former employees of the...

Senator pushes Oneida Nation to resolve land claim
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-New York) says a court ruling against the Oneida Nation's gaming compact should force the tribe into resolving its outstanding land claim. Schumer said he supports the...

Ousted tribal members appeal to Pechanga council
Former members of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians of California are appealing their removal from the tribe. The Riverside Press-Enterprise said the tribal council held hearings on Tuesday and...

Ex-IHS employee investigated for alleged theft
A former Indian Health Service employee who was often described as outstanding is suspected of stealing money meant for repair and construction of new clinics. Barney Ahgoon resigned as director...

Police keep close watch on tribal firework sales
As the July 4 holiday approaches, police in Washington are busy patrolling areas near reservations where fireworks sales are legal. Police can't stop tribal vendors from selling fireworks. But they...

Column: New tribal site in Utah already under siege
"Weeks after newspapers reported its existence, one of America's newest archaeological discoveries is under siege. By the time a national media tour made its way to the rugged, remote site...

Judge won't resolve tribal claims in gold mine case
A federal judge says he is unable to come to a ruling in a case the Fort Belknap Tribes brought over two abandoned gold mines near the reservation. The suit...

Owner of ferry blames Makah Tribe for unsafe pier
The owner of a troubled historic ferry says the Makah Tribe of Washington is to blame for damage the vessel caused. The tribe gave free mooring to the Kalakala. Owner...

Tribal treasures found in man's massive mound of junk
Researchers at the University of California-Davis are poring through six tons of material collected by John Peabody Harrington, a linguist and anthropologist who spent his life studying tribal cultures. A...

Pechanga Tribe resolves burial ground dispute
The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians has settled a lawsuit over the disturbance of a burial ground in Temecula, California. The tribe sued developer Temecula Creek Village and the city...

Pechanga chairman faces election challenge
Voters of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians will go to the polls July 17 to decide on a chairman. Incumbent Marc Macarro is running again. He has served as...

Innu hunters plead guilty in endangered caribou case
Three men from the Innu Nation of Quebec pleaded guilty to shooting 14 animals from an endangered caribou herd. The hunters went after the animals earlier this year. But their...

Sewer system to serve Mille Lacs Reservation
Construction will begin next week on a new sewer system to serve the Mille Lacs Ojibwe Reservation and Mille Lacs County in Minnesota, The St. Cloud Times reports. The tribe...

Tribal college president calls for repeal of ID law
Tom Shortbull, president of Oglala Lakota College, says the South Dakota state law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls is not needed. Shortbull, a former state lawmaker,...

Heard Museum North celebrates eight years
The Heard Museum North, a satellite of the downtown Phoenix, Arizona, Heard Museum, is celebrating its eighth birthday. The North is a smaller version of the downtown location. Housing two...

Funding shortages turn town's attention to tribe
Funding shortages in the town of Aquinnah, Massachusetts, are renewing interest in agreements signed with the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe. One agreement signed in 1994 calls for the town and the...

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