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August 09, 2004
Appeals court rules against tribal jurisdiction
A federal appeals court on Friday denied a Montana tribe's court jurisdiction over a fatal vehicle accident even though every party involved is Indian. James R. Smith, a member of...

Miss Indian New Mexico regains title, some cash
A judge in New Mexico ordered the New Mexico Council of American Indians to return the Miss Indian New Mexico crown to Paulene Shebala and to pay her $2,900 in...

Means says South Dakota GOP needs to do more
American Indian Movement activist Russell Means says the Republicans need to do more than just show up to pow-wows and other tribal events. "To get back on track, they need...

Third Leech Lake teen pleads guilty to brutal attack
The last of three teens from the Leech Lake Ojibwe Reservation accused in the brutal beating death of a blind man pleaded guilty to murder. Jesse Royal Tapio, now 18,...

Bush tells journalists tribes 'given' sovereignty
UNITY 2004: President Bush listens to question from Mark Trahant of the Native American Journalists Association. Audio Clip | Video | Full Transcript Democrats attacked President George W. Bush...

Tex Hall says employee press policy not a 'gag order'
Tex Hall, chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota and president of the National Congress of American Indians, said a recent memo threatening tribal employees with...

Native girl awarded $8.6M for table accident
A jury in Alaska has awarded $8.6 million to a 13-year-old Native girl who suffered permanent brain damage in an accident with a folding school cafeteria table. Taryn Andrew was...

Arizona Republicans finally attracting Indian vote
Arizona Republicans don't expect George W. Bush to take the Indian vote this November but the party is making inroads on the state's reservations. The San Carlos Apache Tribe endorsed...

Kerry pledges support for Indian Country
Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry (Massachusetts) pledged support for treaties and increased funding for Indian programs at a campaign stop in New Mexico on Sunday. Kerry attended the 83rd...

Obituary: Anne Keller, Lakota language instructor
Anne Keller, a Lakota language instructor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln died last Wednesday from complications of a stroke. She was 87. Keller was a member of the Rosebud Sioux...

New Great Plains director ready to tackle challenges
The new director of the Great Plains regional office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs says self-determination, economic development and long-range planning are his top goals. Bill Benjamin, a member...

BIA takes on land consolidation in Great Plains region
The Great Plains regional office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs says it will take up to 10 years to consolidate fractionated land. The BIA has contracted with Chickasaw Nation...

Pioneer descendant aids Duwamish recognition
The Duwamish Tribe of Washington deserves federal recognition, a descendant of one of the first pioneer families says. "I feel a responsibility to the Duwamish, and I feel that an...

Pechanga Band's growth spurs need for more water
The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians is negotiating agreements to bring more water to the reservation. The tribe has experienced growth in recent years with the expansion of its casino....

ITMA to hold listening sessions in Wisconsin, Arizona
The Intertribal Monitoring Association's final two listening sessions on trust reform will be held this month in Wisconsin and Arizona. The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin will host the two-day conference...

Mark Trahant: Bush's answer was slightly better
"Four years ago, then Gov. Bush said that in a Texas tribal dispute, state law trumped the tribe's position. But last week Bush's answer was different. 'Tribal sovereignty means just...

Alaska Native village sees boost from tourism
The Alaska Native village of Hoonah is seeing a boost in its economy with the arrival of cruise ships. Thousands of tourists arrive in the Tlingit village, population 860, every...

Coushatta member threatened over recall effort
A member of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana is being threatened with legal action for her efforts to recall chairman Lovelin Poncho and two council members. In a letter to...

Jodi Rave Lee: Gag order sign of poor leadership
"You're fired! No, Donald Trump isn't in the house. This is the latest dictum from Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall to tribal employees who dare talk to the press....

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