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August 31, 2004
Indian delegates turn out for Republican convention
The Republican Party opened its convention in New York City on Monday night as a handful of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian delegates looked on. There isn't a...

Republican Party Platform on Native Americans
The following is the section on Native Americans included in the 2004 Republican Party Platform. Native Americans The federal government has a special responsibility, ethical and legal, to make the...

Group opposes tribal ceremony at massacre site
Descendants of a massacre originally blamed on Indians say they oppose a tribal ceremony at Mountain Meadows. The Mountain Meadows Association said its members were never asked about the planned...

New Mohegan council member promises reform
Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum, a newly elected council member of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut, is eyeing major changes. Bozsum wants tribal members to receive a large cut of casino...

U.S. may prosecute Native American Church figure
Federal authorities are considering laying charges against a man who claims he is head of a Native American Church group. James "Flaming Eagle" Mooney claims one-quarter Seminole ancestry but is...

Bush strategist claims no knowledge of funds
A Republican strategist for President George W. Bush says he had no "direct knowledge" that two Washington lobbyists paying him were working for tribes with casinos. Ralph Reed, former head...

Chippewa Cree Tribe explores traditional justice
Officials with the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana want to return to a more traditional form of law enforcement. A workshop held at the Stone Child College gave participants an...

IRS seizes gas headed for Mohawk Reservation
The IRS is seizing gas tankers headed for the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation in New York. The IRS says the tribe is importing the gas from Canada without paying U.S....

Drought threatens Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe's sites
A prolonged drought along the Missouri River is exposing burial grounds and sacred sites on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. The tribe is trying to protect the...

First Nations activists resume protest at resort
First Nations activists have resumed a decade-long protest at the Sun Peaks Resort in British Columbia. The activists say the land where the resort sits belongs to tribes. They want...

Tribe not willing to compromise on Klamath Basin
Tribes, fishermen, farmers and environmentalists met in California on Monday to discuss the future of the Klamath Basin. For the past three years, the basin has been the site of...

Deal protects waterfall sacred to Snoqualmie Tribe
One of the Snoqualmie Tribe's most sacred sites will be protected under a deal involving a diverse group of interest in Washington state. The tribe believes the 270-foot Snoqualmie Falls...

Wintu Tribe's ceremony will challenge dam proposal
Members of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe of California say the raising of the Shasta Dam will destroy their sacred sites. In protest of the plan, the tribe will perform a...

Judge orders city not to sell land for tribal project
A judge in California put a temporary stop on the sale of land in Richmond to investors backing the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The judge acted in a suit...

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