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October 05, 2004
BIA accused of mismanaging detention facilities
The poor condition of jails on the Navajo Nation is due to Bureau of Indian Affairs mismanagement, a tribal leader said. Navajo Nation council delegate Hope MacDonald-Lonetree said the BIA...

Indian youth cite mistreatment at reservation jail
A juvenile detention facility on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana is under investigation over allegations that Indian youth were abused and mistreated. Former inmates at the White Buffalo Center say...

Editorial: Treatment of Indian youth a horror
"Earlier this year a national report documented abysmal conditions in jails and prisons throughout Indian Country. That was bad enough and underscored the need for remedies, including better funding. But...

FBI probes death at Rocky Boy's Reservation jail
The FBI is investigating the death of a man at a jail on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana. Robert Rotzler, 44, died at the jail after being arrested. He...

Editorial: Campbell should not interfere with NAGPRA
"A bill pending in the U.S. Senate would likely hamper any further research on ancient human remains found in the United States. This would be an unfortunate result, one in...

Lewis and Clark re-enactors run into problems
A group of Lewis and Clark re-enactors were threatened with physical violence as they made their way into Lakota country, according to National Geographic News. Alex White Plume and others...

Mexico promises Christmas trees to Mazahuas Tribe
The Mexican government is promising to plan seedlings for thousands of Christmas trees as a partial settlement with the Mazahuas Tribe over water issues. The tribe was threatening to cut...

Opinion: Bush's words offer hope to Indian Country
"Everybody loves dead Indians -- especially liberals, who seem to want us to remain frozen in the past, stuck in stereotypes of how they believe we once lived. But we...

Omaha educator retiring after 31 years of service
A member of the Omaha Tribe is retiring after 31 years of service in the public school system in Lawrence, Kansas. Russell Blackbird started out as a teacher and ended...

Chumash Tribe still in talks for major development
The Santa Ynez band of Chumash Indians is still working on a major development even though the project has fallen out of escrow, a spokesperson said. The tribe is talking...

Supreme Court takes on federal sentencing guidelines
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday over the constitutionality of the federal sentencing guidelines. According to news reports, a majority of justices indicated they would strike down the...

Chickasaw astronaut hopes to inspire students
John Herrington, the first American Indian to walk in space, spoke to students in eastern New Mexico on Monday. Herrington, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, shared his experiences...

Interior denies attempt to halt trust fund payments
The Interior Department doesn't plan on withholding checks from Indian beneficiaries, a spokesperson said. Special Trustee Ross Swimmer suggested in a memo last week that all communications with account holders...

Court rules against tribe in Snake River case
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho on Thursday, upholding the federal government's operation of four dams on the Snake River. The tribe...

Church ordered to remove tent from reservation
A tent on the Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation in California has been told to move or face destruction. The tent, intended as a command center for a homeless shelter, was...

San Manuel Band to pay $5.5M for road improvements
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will pay $5.5 million to the city of San Bernardino, California, for road improvements. The tribe negotiated an agreement with the city to...

Election might add diversity to Senate makeup
There are only three minorities in the U.S. Senate and one of them -- Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colorado), the only American Indian in the chamber -- is retiring. But...

Washington tribe wins award for wetlands restoration
The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Washington will receive an award for its wetlands restoration program. The tribe is restoring an area of Sequim Bay that will benefit fish, animals and...

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