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July 15, 2004
Repatriation process criticized at Senate hearing
The federal government has done a poor job of repatriating the remains of Native people, a Senate committee was told on Wednesday. The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act...

Editorial: Campbell did right thing on marriage vote
"Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell felt the squeeze from constituents and powerful Republican leaders this week. But in the end, he spoke his conscience, and voted it, too. Campbell was one...

Navajo Nation bill would ban same-sex marriages
A Navajo Nation council committee is taking up legislation that would ban same-sex marriages. Currently, the tribe's code recognized marriages from other jurisdictions. But delegate Larry Anderson Sr. wants to...

Inupiat village loses fire department to fire
The Alaska Native village of Kaktovik lost its entire fire department to a fire on Tuesday night. The blaze apparently started within the fire building. All the equipment was destroyed...

Judge dismisses Wyandotte Nation's claim in Kansas
A federal judge in Kansas dismissed the Wyandotte Nation's lawsuit claiming 1,920 acres in downtown Kansas City. According to The Kansas City Star, U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia said the...

Foundation donates $500K for urban Indian health
The Aetna Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Aetna health care and insurance company, will donate $50,000 to urban Indian health programs in California. Of the donation, the Oakland-based Native...

Muckleshoot Tribe markets own brand of salmon
The Muckleshoot Tribe of Washington is marketing its own brand of salmon. The wild sockeye salmon went on sale at Safeway this week. According to The Tacoma News Tribune, this...

Appeals court rejects challenge to bison hazing
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday rejected an attempt to stop the hazing of bison that wander out of Yellowstone National Park. A three-judge panel unanimously dismissed claims...

Hualapai Tribe awarded $2M in federal grants
The Hualapai Tribe of Arizona has received $2 million in federal grants from the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Agriculture's rural utilities program. The tribe will use the...

Training focuses on helping traumatized children
The Tribal Law and Policy Institute is wrapping up a training session on helping Indian children who are victims of abuse and neglect. More than 100 representatives from 12 tribes...

Editorial: Indian artists among 'greatest assets'
"Strong efforts by Sinte Gleska University and local partners have filled a major gap in the Sioux Falls arts scene. Sinte Gleska will sponsor the Northern Plains Indian Market Sept....

South Dakota site believed to be 500 years old
South Dakota officials have notified nine tribes in the state and others as far away as Montana after the inadvertent discovery of an ancestral burial site. Heavy rain on July...

Santee Sioux pow-wow returns to original location
The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is hosting its 42nd annual wacipi this weekend. This year, the wacipi will return to the banks of the Big Sioux River...

Tribal authorities find no trace of missing Rosebud man
Authorities on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota have exhausted their search for a tribal member who went missing on July 2. Todd Lunderman, 35, was last seen on...

GOP strategist denies secretly taking tribal money
A Republican strategist for President Bush is denying allegations that he secretly received money from a gaming tribe. Ralph Reed, former director of the Christian Coalition, is opposed to gaming....

Buffett Indian production kicks off tour in Nebraska
"Spirit - The Seventh Fire," a Indian dance and multimedia production about a businessman struggling to connect with his past kicked off its run in Omaha, Nebraska, this week. Produced...

Police suspicious of family in case of missing girl
Police in Saskatchewan, Canada, are focusing on the family of a missing five-year-old Native girl now that they have called off the search. Tamra Jewel Keepness disappeared from her bedroom...

Narragansett Tribe marks one year after state raid
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island held a Day of Remembrance on Wednesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the state's violent raid of the reservation. "What happened last July...

Suquamish Tribe breaks ground on housing project
The Suquamish Tribe of Washington broke ground last week on a housing development that will provide homes for needy families The 14-acre project will include up to 24 homes. Six...

Disenrolled tribal members call for more oversight
A group of California Indians who have been ousted from their tribes want the state and federal government to take a more active role in membership issues. California Indians for...

Eastern Cherokee resort plan gains recommendation
The Eastern Cherokee Band's proposal for a $49 million resort on Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) land has received a favorable recommendation. The tribe's Sequoyah Lodge and Resort would include cabins,...

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