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August 11, 2004
Indian highway death rate still surpasses nation
Federal officials on Tuesday announced that motor vehicle deaths have dropped for the first time in six years but the rate among American Indians and Alaska Natives still tops the...

Mohawk police chief resigns over lack of support
The recently installed police chief on the Kanesatake Mohawk First Nation has quit, citing lack of support. Ed Thompson was brought in to help restore order on the reserve. Residents...

Ceremony for massacre wrongly blamed on tribe
A ceremony is planned in Mountain Meadows, Utah, for a massacre wrongly blamed on the Paiute Tribe. About 120 Arkansas settlers were attacked and killed while passing through the state...

Navajo woman falls victim to Internet scam
A Navajo woman from Farmington, New Mexico, is the latest victim of an Internet scam. Gloria Tso was surfing the web when she was told to enter a sweepstakes. She...

Chickasaw Nation buys community newspapers
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma has purchased two community newspapers for an undisclosed price. The tribe bought the Newcastle Pacer, a weekly with a circulation of 1,075, and the Early...

Nebraska commission denies Whiteclay liquor license
The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission on Tuesday denied a license application for a new beer store in Whiteclay. The Oglala Sioux Tribe and Nebraskans for Peace opposed the license. They...

Editorial: Indian issues should be part of campaign
"Accompanied by Democratic Gov. Bill Richardson, who bought [Sen. John] Kerry a cowboy hat in Albuquerque's Old Town - a black one, at that - Kerry raised the bar of...

National Indian Health Board holds conference
The National Indian Health Board is wrapping up its 21st annual consumer conference in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, today. The conference focused on a variety of health issues affecting Native Americans....

Russell Means to speak about Brando at movie fest
American Indian Movement activist Russell Means will speak about the late actor Marlon Brando at a motorcycle movie fest in Hot Springs, South Dakota. Means was a long-time friend of...

Jourdain sworn in as new Red Lake Nation chairman
Floyd “Buck” Jourdain was sworn in as chairman of the Red Lake Nation of Minnesota on Tuesday. Jourdain promised to uphold Anishinabe traditions and culture. He intends to tackle unemployment,...

Indians in Chile fight exploitation of forests
Frustrated with the lack of recognition of their rights, Indians in Chile are taking on the government and international timber companies in their quest to protect forest lands that once...

Man claims to have seen missing Native girl
A man allegedly assaulted at the home of a five-year-old Native girl claims to have seen her the night she was reported missing. Tamra Keepness's mother said she last saw...

Washington tribes rally against Bush's roadless plan
Leaders of Washington tribes took part in a rally against the Bush administration's proposed rollback of the roadless forest rule on Tuesday. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer did not say which tribes...

Study shows high level of toxics in farmed salmon
A study published in the Environmental Science and Technology journal on Tuesday shows that farmed salmon retain higher levels of chemical flame retardants than wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest....

Kerry opposes Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site
Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry said he would veto the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada despite having supported it in Senate votes in the past. Running mate...

Editorial: Return state park to Suquamish Tribe
"Tomorrow presents the seven members of the State Parks and Recreation Commission a rare and valuable opportunity to right a 100-year-old wrong. One hundred years ago, the U.S. War Department...

Ponca Tribe offered to host radioactive waste dump
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska offered to host a proposed low-level radioactive waste site as a way of resolving the state's liability in a long-running dispute with other states. The...

Coors, Salazar to battle for Campbell's seat
Colorado attorney general Ken Salazar won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate on Tuesday. He will face Republican Pete Coors, of the Coors Brewing Company, who won his party's primary...

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