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August 16, 2004
Anderson urged to take greater control of BIA
The exit of several top Bureau of Indian Affairs aides gives assistant secretary Dave Anderson an opportunity to make positive changes at the troubled agency, observers say. Sen. Tom Daschle...

Standing Rock members go homeless over dispute
Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are going homeless as a result of a multi-million dollar dispute over a failed housing development. Bear Soldier West was built in the...

Alaska Native village bans alcohol after death
The alcohol-related death of a 21-year-old prompted the Alaska Native village of Beaver to ban alcohol. Arvin Petruska died after a night of drinking last December. Residents of the tiny...

Opinion: Bush the right choice for Indian Country
"American Indians should vote for President Bush because we are a conservative people and he is the conservative choice. Political affiliation notwithstanding, traditionally, American Indians are conservative. The things that...

Police frustrated over missing five-year-old Native girl
Police in Regina, Saskatchewan, say they are having trouble getting reliable information about a five-year-old Native girl who has been missing for more than a month. Tamra Keepness was last...

NAGPRA board asked to review Bush-Geronimo claims
The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act review board has been asked to investigate allegations that President George W. Bush's grandfather stole the skull of Apache leader Geronimo. Prescott...

Oklahoma tribes lead pack in out-of-state land claims
At least seven Oklahoma tribes are asserting claims to land in other states in hopes of opening casinos. The Miami Nation, the Wyandotte Nation, the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe, the Delaware Nation,...

Oklahoma tribes look to gas tax ruling for guidance
Oklahoma tribes say an appeals court ruling striking down state taxation will have an affect on their businesses. Many Oklahoma tribes have gas and cigarette tax compacts with the state....

Utah tribes seek inclusion in future of major site
Tribes in Utah say the state and federal governments need to do a better job at keeping them involved in plans for a major archaeological site. Using $2.5 million in...

Artifact amnesty program deemed a success
A 90-day amnesty program in four states has resulted in the return of remains and artifacts. Federal authorities in New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado allowed people to return artifacts...

Richardson pushes Norton to protect trust fund
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D) is asking Interior Secretary Gale Norton to ensure that billions of dollars in Indian trust funds are protected. A letter Richardson is drafting urges...

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe sues former chairman
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Michigan has filed a lawsuit in state court against former chairman Bernard Bouschor and seven of his former associates. The tribe's acting general counsel...

Bush campaign claims housing cuts won't affect tribes
Cuts to an Indian housing program that George W. Bush praised won't affect Indian Country because the money isn't being used, the president's re-election campaign says. Bush touted the Indian...

BIA called 'riderless horse' on eve of election
A recent shakeup at the top levels of the Bureau of Indian Affairs has turned the agency into "a riderless horse that is galloping out of control in the wrong...

Non-Indian peyote case could head to Supreme Court
The state of Utah is considering an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of non-Indians who claim the right to use peyote. In June, the Utah Supreme...

Mark Trahant: Short but sweet, getting to the news
"A dozen years ago, I overheard a reporter complaining about a story on a newspaper's front page. So much of the story, she said with a sigh, was trimmed because...

Yellow Bird: John Kerry's hands tell different story
"I don't claim to be a expert in politics. But I do think there is something presidential candidate John Kerry could learn from my Arikara grandmother. That something is "hand...

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