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July 19, 2004
Kennewick Man remains slated for scientific study
Four Pacific Northwest tribes who claim Kennewick Man as an ancestor won't ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case, effectively ending the eight-year-old battle over the remains. Although...

California tribes endorse gaming initiative
After months of staying silent on the issue, California's largest inter-tribal organization has stepped into the debate over the "fair share" their casinos should, or should not, contribute to the...

Cherokee Nation awaits approval of constitution
The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma is waiting federal approval of changes to the tribal constitution that were adopted in 2003. The tribe voted to remove a provision that requires the...

Klamath Basin tribes head to Scotland to fight for fish
Representatives of the Karuk, Yurok, Hoopa and Klamath tribes are in Scotland to make their case for salmon they have depended on for centuries. The tribes are located in the...

BIA publishes final rule for reservation roads
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is publishing a final rule for the Indian Reservation Roads (IRR) Program. The rule sets out the policies and procedures for the program. It also...

Health care reauthorization hearing this week
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee on Wednesday will hold an oversight hearing on the reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colorado), chairman of the...

Pombo took $5K from tribe with bill before committee
Rep. Richard Pombo (R-California) accepted $5,000 from the Osage Nation of Oklahoma shortly before and after his committee held a hearing on a bill the tribe requested. The tribe gave...

State aims to take recognition fight to Supreme Court
Despite his losing record, Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal says he won't give up his fight against tribes in the state and is willing to take the battle all the...

Missing Native girl exposes racial divide
Hundreds of tips have been generated in the case of a five-year-old Native girl who has been missing since July 2. Tamra Keepness has been featured on America's Most Wanted...

Brief filed in Indian taxation case in Connecticut
The Connecticut Supreme Court is due to take up a tribal member's refusal to pay about $150,000 in state income taxes. Jo-Ann Dark-Eyes says she is exempt because she earned...

Warm Springs Tribes suspends 11 police officers
The Confederated Warm Springs Tribes of Oregon suspended 11 police officers pending an investigation into an alleged walkout. Two lieutenants, five sergeants, the criminal investigations supervisor and the police chief...

Sports Column: Navajo runner overcomes adversity
"It is an old and depressingly familiar American Indian story: kid leaves "the Res" for college, something better. Comes back one day, begins hanging with friends. Starts drinking heavily, passing...

Pyramid Lake chairwoman escapes recall attempt
Members of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada say they will continue to try and remove chairwoman Bonnie Akaka-Smith from office. Accused of ignoring tribal laws and stifling dissent,...

State to return 31 acres to Alaska Native village
The Alaska Native village of Minto is set to reclaim its old village on Tuesday. The villagers left Old Minto in 1969 due to constant flooding. The state ended up...

Former Navajo cop honored for close call 20 years ago
Delphina Collins-Apodaca, a former Navajo Nation police officer, is finally being recognized for her handling of an incident 20 years ago that nearly killed her. On April 6, 1980, Collins-Apodaca...

Medicine man opens Sun Dance to non-Natives
Leonard Crow Dog, a Lakota medicine man, says the Sun Dance and other Lakota ceremonies should be shared with non-Natives. Crow Dog, a former American Indian Movement activist, allows non-Natives...

Deaths of four boys forces tribe to look inward
Four boys under the age of 16 died of alcohol-related causes over a six-month period on the Flathead Reservation in Montana. The youngest were two 11-year-olds. Frankie Sonneah Nicolai and...

Ceremony to mark passage of Lakota warrior Thin Milk
More than 100 years after his death, a Lakota warrior named Thin Milk will finally receive a proper burial. Thin Milk was raiding a ranch on the Pine Ridge Reservation...

Pechanga Band votes to retain Macarro as chairman
With 69 percent of the vote, Mark Macarro retained his chairmanship of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians on Sunday. Macarro, 40, defeated Norman Pico Sr., 64, in a race...

Indians in Bolivia seek self-determination
Even though they make up 61 percent of the population, Indians in Bolivia have long been relegated at the bottom of society. But in recent years, indigenous leaders have begun...

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