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August 27, 2004
Ho-Chunk Nation buys property in Chicago suburb
The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin has purchased a 40-acre property in a suburb of Chicago. The newly renamed Ho-Chunk Sports Complex will play host to indoor soccer matches. The tribe...

Dispute threatens Navajo Boys and Girls Clubs
The Navajo Boys and Girls Club is in limbo due a dispute involving Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. The 14 clubs on the reservation are run by a non-profit....

'Just Move It' campaign targets diabetes among Natives
With diabetes at epidemic rates among American Indians and Alaska Natives, a new program seeks to reverse the trend. Through "Just Move It," the Indian Health Service hopes to improve...

Company seeks to dismiss tribal Superfund lawsuit
A Canadian company accused of polluting the Columbia River is asking a federal court to dismissed a Superfund lawsuit filed by the Confederated Colville Tribes of Washington. Tribal members want...

Skull Valley Goshute meeting ends with arrests
Two members of the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe of Utah were arrested on Thursday after a meeting at the tribal offices turned into a shouting match. Rex Allen and his...

Data shows little change in economic status under Bush
Poverty rates, income levels and insurance coverage among American Indians and Alaska Natives showed little improvement under the Bush administration, the U.S. Census Bureau reported on Thursday. Reflecting a nationwide...

Bush takes photo with Navajo Nation vice president
President George W. Bush met briefly with Navajo Nation Vice President Frank Dayish Jr., during a campaign stop in New Mexico on Thursday. According to The Farmington Daily Times, Bush...

South Dakota Supreme Court supports ICWA case
The South Dakota Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a child welfare case involving a 2-year-old boy should be handled by the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe. The boy's mother is...

Plains tribes first to host Lewis and Clark event
The first Lewis and Clark bicentennial event to be hosted by tribes began in Chamberlain, South Dakota, on Thursday. "Oceti Sakowin Experience: Remembering and Educating" promotes cultural awareness. The event...

Interior awards $9M in wildlife grants to tribes
The Department of Interior on Wednesday announced $9 million in wildlife grants to tribes across the nation. Under the Tribal Landowner Incentive program, tribes will receive $3 million to support...

Cops who abandoned Native man want to be cleared
Two former police officers who abandoned a Native man in the freezing cold are getting support in an attempt to clear their names. Dan Hatchen and Ken Munson were convicted...

Omaha Tribe honors veterans at 200th pow-wow
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska is honoring veterans for its 200th annual pow-wow. Family members and friends raised a flag yesterday for Robert "Bob" Stabler. While serving in World War...

Mashantucket Tribe holds Schemitzun pow-wow
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut kicked off the 12th annual Feast of Green Corn and Dance on Thursday. The pow-wow, also known as Schemitzun, is one of the...

Indians getting ready for Republican convention
The Republican National Convention kicks off next week in New York City and there will be plenty of Indians in town. John Guevremont, a member of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal...

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