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October 14, 2004
Winona LaDuke: Why I'm voting for John Kerry
"I am voting for John Kerry this November. I love this land, and I know that we need to make drastic changes in Washington if we are going to protect...

NCAI 04 Wrapup: Day 3
The 61st annual National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is underway in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, this week. Here's a wrapup of some of the events that took place on Day...

Man sentenced in Crow tribal kickback scheme
A federal judge sentenced yet another person for taking part in a kickback scheme that defrauded the Crow Tribe of Montana. Harvest Dawn White, 30, was sentenced to two years...

Company agrees to fund Black Mesa water study
The company operating a generation station that depends on coal and water from the Hopi and Navajo reservations has agreed to fund a $2 million study to find a new...

Attendance at Black Hills pow-wow increases
Attendance at the 18th annual Black Hills Pow Wow increased significantly, The Rapid City Journal reported. Nearly 8,500 people and 1,200 dancers attended the three-day event. This was up from...

Letter: Indians better off thanks to Columbus
Ed. Note: Larry Greene, the author of the letter linked below, frequently appears on the Letter to the Editor pages of The New London Day. He writes negatively about the...

Judge raises judgment against Pequot tribe to $14M
A judge in Connecticut has upheld a $6.8 million award against the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation's hotel company, raising the judgment to $14 million. Three former executives sued after they...

Navajos cite mismanagement at housing project
Navajos in Shiprock, New Mexico, say their dream of homeownership has turned into a nightmare. Navajos say they were told they would own the homes by paying mortgages. But now...

Tribe's management at bison range will save money
The federal government will end up saving money by sharing management duties at the National Bison Range with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...

Burns-Paiute man sentenced for sexual abuse
A once-respected elder of the Burns-Paiute Tribe of Oregon has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for sexually assaulting a girl. Herbert Warren Hawley, 68, pleaded guilty to...

South Dakota GOP warns of possible irregularities
The South Dakota Republican Party is warning people who signed up for absentee ballots of possible irregularities. A letter sent to 1,400 applicants cites a procedural error in their absentee...

Rally in North Dakota aims to 'stop' Lewis and Clark
A rally will be held October 21 at the United Tribes Technical College in North Dakota in protest of the Lewis and Clark bicentennial commemoration. The rally is being organized...

Minnesota targeted in Native Vote 2004 campaign
The Native Vote 2004 has targeted Minnesota as one of the crucial states for its get out the vote campaign. There are 33,000 eligible Indian voters in the state, said...

Native parents question testing of children by school
Parents have shut down the school on the Piapot First Nation in Saskatchewan in protest of the way students were tested. Parents said many of their children were wrongly placed...

All Native basketball team for ABA will probably fold
An all Native team for the American Basketball Association is on the rocks, The Billings Gazette reports. William Stephen Ledesma, who claims "Mission" Indian ancestry, said he would hold seven...

IHS employee pleads guilty to taking from tribe
An Indian Health Service employee pleaded guilty to embezzling $19,000 from the volunteer fire department of the Walker River Paiute Tribe of Nevada. Elvin Willie Jr. was the assistant chief/treasurer...

Young Indian women in Bolivia avoid traditional dress
Young Indian women in Bolivia say they don't want to wear the traditional attire of their mothers and grandmothers. Some say the pollera, or skirt, and derby hat are not...

Miccosukee Tribe skeptical of state cleanup plan
The Miccosukee Tribe is skeptical of the state of Florida's latest plan to clean up the Everglades, a spokesperson said. The tribe has been battling the state over pollution of...

Prescription drug cards provide discounts for Natives
American Indians and Alaska Native Medicare beneficiaries who utilize Indian health program pharmacies can begin taking advantage of two Medicare-approved drug discount cards and the $600 credit tailored for their...

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