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September 13, 2004
NCAI between 'rock and a hard place' on labor rider
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the largest inter-tribal organization, is often asked to weigh in on highly-charged subjects. Last week was no different, when Republican Congressman J.D. Hayworth,...

Utah grandmother jailed for abusing grandsons
A woman from the Uintah-Ouray Reservation in Utah is being held in jail on charges that she physically abused her grandsons, sending one into a coma. Charlissa Sireech, 45, is...

Navajo convert's dance group headed to NMAI
The Dineh Tah Dancers, a Navajo dance group, is headed to the opening of the new National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. The group was founded in...

Navajo Nation vote seen as key in upcoming election
Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. says he will do "everything" he can to increase voter turnout among the largest tribe in the U.S. Shirley says the tribe wants to...

Developer removes about 400 remains from burial site
About 400 remains of Gabrielino-Tongva tribal ancestors have been removed from a construction site in southern California. The developer of the Playa Vista housing community plans to rebury the remains...

Gwich'in village is test site for coalbed methane
The Gwich'in village of Fort Yukon, Alaska, is a test site for coalbed methane gas drilling. The Fort Yukon Tribe is working with three federal agencies, the state and the...

Nez Perce ceremony marks 1877 battle with Army
Members of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho traveled to Montana to mark the site of an 1877 battle with the U.S. Army. The September 13, 1877, battle at Canyon...

Miss Indian Nations crowned at United Tribes powwow
News from the United Tribes Technical College. BISMARCK, North Dakota - A member of the Three Affiliated Tribes of North Dakota, whose singing career has taken her around the country,...

Indian museum finds a home on the National Mall
Click to enlarge Click to enlarge The new National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C., won't open for another week but the National Mall is already...

Native Vote 2004 to monitor voting in several states
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the Washington, D.C., Native American Bar Association are putting poll watchers in 13 states with significant Indian populations. As part of the...

ACLU expands efforts to Minnesota reservations
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is taking on more Indian issues such as racial profiling and the justice system as it expands its reach to the reservation. In...

Native rocker to get out the vote in Minnesota
Apache rocker Robby Romero and his band Red Thunder will play several Minnesota reservations to get out the Native vote. Romero has been active in political issues most of his...

Jumano Apaches in Texas seek federal recognition
A group of Jumano Apaches in west Texas is seeking federal recognition. The Jumanos hope to establish a headquarters and school in Redford, near the U.S.-Mexico border. Tribal leaders say...

Opinion: Sovereignty not afforded to all Indians
"The U.S. trust policy makes each tribe a “ward of the state.” All so-called “Indian land” is, in reality federal land that Congress has designated to be used as “reserves”...

Mark Trahant: What happened to Pakistan? bin Laden?
"Pakistan was an early sponsor of the Taliban and many army and intelligence officers remain at least "ambivalent" about confronting extremists, according to the commission. Some of those same military...

Coushattas used lobbyists to spy on tribes, critics
The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana paid Washington lobbyists $525,000 to spy on rival tribes, tribal members the owner of a racetrack, The Lake Charles American Press reported. The tribe gave...

Mississippi Choctaws turn over lobbying documents
The Mississippi Band of Choctaws agreed to submit documents to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee as part of the panel's lobbying investigation. The tribe had been refusing to cooperate with...

Editorial: Tribes had no concept of 'private property'
"'Blackmail" is not too strong a term to describe the contemptible tactics a local venture capitalist is using in his effort to create an Indian-owned casino near Denver International Airport....

Yellow Bird: Singing to myself about a new highway
"I often journey across the middle of North Dakota during my summer travels. I think the middle part of the state would be better served by a four-lane highway that...

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