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August 10, 2004
Kerry campaign counting on Native American support
VOTE 2004: Sen. John Kerry appears with Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano and Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. at a rally in Flagstaff. Photo © Navajo Nation. On the...

Small percentage of Interior's IT systems secure
Only 21 percent of the information technology systems at the Department of Interior are secure, according to a report released by the White House Office of Management and Budget on...

Lummi Nation gets grant for college prep program
The Lummi Nation of Washington will use a $769,000 federal grant to prepare Indian students for college. The three-year project will emphasize reading, writing, math and science. Students will take...

Historian tracks down Taino descendants in Cuba
Historian Alejandro Hartmann is conducting the first census of Taino descendants in Cuba. The Taino Tribe occupied Cuba, Puerto Rico and neighboring islands at the time of contact with Europeans....

Land auction delayed for fear of Cayuga Nation
The federal government has delayed the public auction of land in New York due to local concern that the Cayuga Nation might buy it. The 128-acre parcel surrounds the tribe's...

NPS report tracks lead dust from mine near villages
The National Park Service released a report on Monday tracking lead dust contamination near the world's largest zinc mine. The study showed that lead dust has traveled miles beyond the...

Alaska Native men charged with poaching walrus
Five Alaska Native men from the Yupik Eskimo village of Gambell have been charged with poaching walruses in the Bering Sea. Federal law allows Natives to sell walrus parts but...

Goshute waste dump hearings closed to public
The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board on Monday began holding closed-door hearings on the proposal to store nuclear waste on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation in Utah. The hearings are...

NMAI prepares to welcome Native people to DC
Upwards of 20,000 indigenous people from North, Central and South American are expected to pour into the nation's capitol next month for the opening of the new National Museum of...

Mashantucket Tribe negotiating for water for golf course
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut hopes to negotiate a water-service agreement in time for a limited opening of its new golf course. The tribe had been granted the...

Program targets drinking among Native youth
A new program targets drinking among Native youth in Nebraska. "Protecting You/Protecting Me" was developed by Mothers Against Drunk Driving and tailored to the Winnebago, Omaha and Santee Sioux tribes....

South Dakota report card shows achievement gap
South Dakota's No Child Left Behind report card shows reservation schools trailing the state. Most of the schools needing improvement are located on or near the state's nine reservations. In...

Slain Navajo soldier enlisted to receive education
Army Pfc. Harry Shondee Jr., 19, was a member of the National Honor Society and a popular student but couldn't round up any scholarships to attend college. So he enlisted...

Indians impressed by Kerry visit to Gallup pow-wow
New Mexico Indians say they were impressed by what Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry had to say at the 83rd annual Gallup Inter-tribal Ceremonial on Sunday. Kerry and his...

Lewis and Clark exhibit stops on Omaha Reservation
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska is hosting the National Park Service's traveling exhibit on the Lewis and Clark expedition. "Corps of Discovery II -- 200 Years Into the Future" made...

First Nation leaders head to Israel to build relations
About 30 First Nation leaders are on their way to Israel to build better relations between Native and Jewish communities. The trip was arranged in the wake of a highly...

Connecticut towns join case over Indian taxation
Three Connecticut towns that have fought tribes on land-into-trust and federal recognition have joined a case over taxation. The towns of Preston, Ledyard and North Stonington filed in brief in...

Murkowski finds it difficult to escape father's shadow
As she seeks re-election, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is finding it hard to avoid the fact that the only reason she is serving in the Senate is because of her...

Study links antidepressants to suicide in children
The Food and Drug Administration has concluded twice that use of antidpressants leads to increased risk of suicide among children, The Washington Post reports. The analyses are based on clinical...

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