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August 06, 2004
Audio: Bush explains meaning of tribal sovereignty
Laughter greeted President George W. Bush today when he explained the meaning of tribal sovereignty at the UNITY 2004 minority journalists convention. Mark Trahant, the editorial page editor of The...

Oneida Nation denies derailing Cayuga land deal
The Oneida Nation of New York rejected accusations that it derailed settlement of the Cayuga land claim. A county lawmaker said the tribe objected to the settlement because it would...

Alaska Native educators focus on achievement
The 11th annual Association of Interior Native Educators conference is meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. Educators are focusing on ways to improve achievement levels among Alaska Native students. Proficiency among Natives...

Kerry White House will 'respect' sovereignty
Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry pledged to support tribal sovereignty and appoint Native Americans to top positions if elected this November. Kerry, the senator from Massachusetts, received a spirited welcome...

Alaska Native executive to resign from CIRI
The chief executive officer of Cook Inlet Region Inc., an Alaska Native regional corporation, will step down at the end of the year. Carl Marrs became the target of criticism...

Housing funds restored for Navajo Nation project
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has restored $11.9 million in federal funds to the Navajo Nation for the completion of 102 housing units. The money was suspended because...

Tribal colleges awarded millions in federal grants
Tribal colleges across the United States have been awarded millions in grants by the Department of Education. "President Bush and I believe the nation's tribal colleges and universities play an...

BIA investigating suicide at Yakama Nation jail
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is investigating a suicide at a jail on the Yakama Nation in Washington. The inmate, Ricky Owens Sampson, hanged himself in a cell. According to...

Bush to speak at minority journalists conference
President Bush will address the UNITY 2004 convention of minority journalists this morning. Live coverage on C-SPAN is scheduled to begin at 9:15 a.m. Bush will take questions from a...

Second Navajo soldier dies while serving in Iraq
A second member of the Navajo Nation has died while serving in Iraq. Army Pfc. Harry N. Shondee, Jr., 19 of Ganado, New Mexico, died on Monday from injuries sustained...

Democrats, Republicans make showing at pow-wow
The 19th annual Oglala Lakota Nation Powwow and Rodeo is attracting the Democrat and Republican parties. Democrats are helping to pay for the seven meals that will be served throughout...

IHS removes administrator of Rapid City hospital
The administrator of the Indian Health Service (IHS) hospital in Rapid City, South Dakota, has been removed from the position. Michelle Leach says she doesn't know why she was removed....

Prized Allan Houser statue to be installed at NMAI
A 6-foot, 3,500-pound white marble sculpture created by renowned Apache artist Allan Houser is headed to the new National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. "Comrade in Mourning"...

Oglala Sioux Tribe opposes more stores in Whiteclay
The Oglala Sioux Tribe opposes any new liquor establishments in the border town of Whiteclay, Nebraska. Currently, only three stores are operating because one store recently lost its license. But...

Use of pipestone at new NMAI prompts complaints
The new National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., has removed four stones of pipestone from a floor installation in response to complaints that the display was disrespectful....

Mother denies Tamra, siblings taken from family
The mother of a missing five-year-old Native girl is denying claims that her children had been taken away from the family. Lorena Keepness says Tamra and her other children have...

Bill to ban 'Redskins' in California fails
A bill to ban public schools from using the name "Redskins" failed by a 17-12 vote on Thursday. The measure fell four votes short of the majority needed for passage....

Navajo Nation short on law enforcement staff
The Navajo Nation is having trouble finding qualified people to fill positions within its Department of Criminal Investigations. Acting director Harry Sombrero said the department only have five captains. They...

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