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July 27, 2004
Program helps Alaska Native students succeed
A partnership between the Cook Inlet Tribal Council and the Anchorage School District is helping Alaska Native students succeed in middle and high school. The program was started to help...

State judge won't dismiss lawsuit over tribal enrollment
Paving the way for the resolution of internal tribal disputes in the state court system, a judge in California has asserted jurisdiction in a high-profile enrollment case. In a short...

BIA's Anderson announces two new regional directors
Bureau of Indian Affairs head Dave Anderson has named two new regional directors. William F. Benjamin, a member of the Blackfeet Nation, has been named director of the Great Plains...

Washington schools, tribes combat drop-out rates
The Department of Education's Office of Indian Education has awarded $2.1 million in grants to help prevent Native students from dropping out of high school. The Tacoma School District and...

California tribe fights charges of reservation shopping
The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe of California says it has every right to open a casino hundreds of miles away from its current reservation. The tribe says land under consideration in...

State court ponders role in enrollment dispute
An appeals court in California debated on Monday whether to get involved in an enrollment dispute within the Redding Rancheria. The tribe removed 76 members of an extended family from...

Wisconsin tribe to use grant for modular home plant
The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewas has received a federal grant that will be used to open a modular home plant on the reservation. The tribe will use...

Hearing scheduled in lawsuit over reservation fire
A hearing is scheduled August 16 in a lawsuit blaming the operators of a tribal casino for the death of a teenage girl. The family of Ashleigh Roach, 16, claims...

Obituary: Howard Wolf, Omaha elder and WWII veteran
Howard Wolf, an elder and veteran from the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, died Sunday. He was 79. Wolf dedicated his life to preserving the Omaha language and culture. "Five hundred...

Federal grant will finally bring electricity to tribe
The Santa Ysabel Tribe of California has been awarded a $400,000 grant to bring electricity to its isolated reservation. Only 294 out of 625 tribal members live on the reservation....

Indian delegates make noise at Democratic convention
A record 80 Indian delegates are attending the Democratic National Convention in Boston, Massachusetts, this week. California Indians are some of the most visible. Mark Macarro, chairman of the Pechanga...

Australian tribe obtains order to reclaim artifacts
An Australian tribe has invoked a national law in order to prevent traditional artifacts from being taken to a museum in Britain. The Dja Dja Wurrung asked for an emergency...

Tribal youth learn more about water at summer camp
Dozens of middle school students from the Rocky Boy's and Blackfeet reservations in Montana are attending the Native Waters Young Leaders Camp this week. The five-day camp is designed to...

Meskwaki Tribe to hold annual pow-wow in August
The 89th annual Meskwaki Indian Pow Wow will be held from August 12-15 on the Meskwaki settlement in Iowa. The pow wow began in 1901 as a way of keeping...

Search continues for missing five-year-old Native girl
First Nations volunteers in Saskatchewan resumed their search for a five-year-old Native girl who has been missing since July 5. Tamra Keepness was last seen at her family's home in...

Native-only fishery in British Columbia to resume
As many as 18 First Nations are nearing an agreemeent to restart a Native-only fishery in British Columbia. Earlier this month, the B.C. Supreme Court said the fishery was legal....

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