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August 18, 2004
Ted Stevens says tribes thought of consolidation
Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) spoke at a special session of the Tanana Chiefs Conference on Tuesday. TCC, which represents Interior tribes, called the meeting to address the regionalization or...

Ketchikan Tribe opposes logging of forest
The Ketchikan Indian Community of Alaska says the U.S. Forest Service ignored the public by approving a major logging project in a roadless area of the Tongass National Forest. The...

Metis association celebrates blending of cultures
Métis descendants in Michigan have started a new organization to preserve their culture and educate others about it. Val Cochran-Toops is the founder of the American Métis Aboriginal Association Lodge....

Navajo student ready for challenge of MIT
Kyle Yazzie, 18, says he couldn't pass up a chance to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Yazzie, a graduate of Kirtland Central High School in New Mexico,...

Jury finds man not guilty for reservation accident
A federal jury acquitted a man from the Crow Reservation of Montana of killing his uncle in a drunk-driving accident. Sean Three Irons, 34, had been charged with involuntary manslaughter....

Tribal leaders question changes in BIA leadership
PROMOTION: Mike Olsen, the incoming principal deputy assistant secretary for Indian Affairs. A non-Indian attorney who arrived at the Bureau of Indian Affairs a little over a year ago...

Anderson denies 'shakeup' at BIA central office
Bureau of Indian Affairs head Dave Anderson says recent leadership changes in the Washington, D.C., office are not a "shakeup." "It appears like it's a shakeup, but it's not," Anderson...

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux hosting annual wacipi
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota is hosting its annual wacipi this weekend from August 20-22. More than 10,000 people attended last year's pow-wow. This year's event is expected...

First Nation leaders return from trip to Israel
First Nation leaders from Manitoba returned from a trip to Israel meant to build bridges between the Native and Jewish communities. Thirty leaders representing 10 First Nations in Manitoba went...

Program to help bring homes to Crow Reservation
The Crow Tribe of Montana and the Fannie Mae mortgage association signed a deal on Tuesday to help tribal members become homeowners. As part of the agreement, Fannie Mae will...

Federal artifact amnesty program coming to end
A federal law enforcement program promising amnesty to anyone who turns over tribal artifacts is ending today. Authorities in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado said they recovered several significant...

Northwest Indian College gets $1.2M federal grant
The Northwest Indian College in Washington has received a $1.2 million grant from the Department of Education. The college will use the money to expand the campus on the Lummi...

Passamaquoddy Tribe votes for natural gas terminal
Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine voted 193-132 to move forward with a $300 million liquefied natural gas terminal on tribal land. More than half of the tribe's 600...

Ione Band tells Pomos to 'go to where they were from'
The Ione Band of Miwok Indians is warning another tribe not to try to acquire land in Contra Costa County, California. The Ione Band says the Guidiville Band of Pomos...

Interior to reduce approval of drilling projects
The Bureau of Land Management has been told to slow down the approval process for drilling projects on 262 million acres of land. Interior Department officials said BLM can delay...

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