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October 18, 2004
Column: Tribal rhetoric doesn't match reality
"When Congress passed the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988, tribes were given the right to operate any games on their reservations that were allowed elsewhere in the state. Governors...

Confusion continues over ownership of homes
Navajos in Shiprock, New Mexico, are still confused over the ownership of their homes. The Navajos thought they were new homeowners. They referred to letters that said they were paying...

Navajo men wearing caps support George Bush
Navajo men who wear caps support President George W. Bush, The Farmington Daily Times has discovered. The paper conducted an impromptu poll after Thursday's debate. Three Navajo men, all wearing...

Lummi Nation hopes to increase voter turnout
The Lummi Nation of Washington didn't meet its goals for new voter registrations but tribal members are still working hard to increase turnout on November 2. About 2,250 people on...

Man pleads guilty in Crow kickback scheme
Another man has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme that defrauded the Crow Tribe of Montana. Elliot Mountain Sheep, 36, admitted to embezzling more than $36,000 from the tribe. The...

Tribes file briefs in Oneida Nation land case
The National Congress of American Indians, the United South and Eastern Tribes and several tribes have filed briefs in the Oneida Nation's land and treaty rights case. The U.S. Supreme...

Winona LaDuke explains Kerry endorsement
Anishinabe activist and former Green Party vice-presidential candidate Winona LaDuke is "relieved" not to be running for office this year. "Yes, and thank you for phrasing the question in that...

Russell Means, Fire Thunder to debate in Pine Ridge
The first debate between the candidates for president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota will be held today. Cecelia Fire Thunder, a tribal activist and former nurse, will...

Navajos in disarray over Washington office
Some Navajo Nation council delegates don't think the tribe's Washington, D.C., office is adequately representing Navajo interests. Some delegates criticized Sharon Clahchischilliage, executive director of the office, for negotiating the...

Opinion: Tribal system in Alaska not working
"By 1867, the recently formed United States had racked up a few generations of experience with indigenous cultures from the Atlantic to the Pacific and had formulated the presumption that...

HUD money used for Palm Pilots, night goggles
A recent audit by the Housing and Urban Development showed that the Tulalip Tribes used federal funds for first-class travel, Palm Pilots, cellphones, expensive meals and drinks, laptops, night-vision goggles...

Democrats open second office on Navajo Nation
The Democratic Party opened a second office on the Navajo Nation in hopes of attracting more reservation voters. The new office is in Window Rock, Arizona, the capital of the...

Crazy Horse descendants fight strip club's name
Descendants of Lakota Chief Crazy Horse are asking a strip club in Paris, France, to change its name. Chief Alfred Red Cloud went to Paris to deliver a letter opposing...

Pat Robertson claims Indians 'not totally literate'
Christian conservative Pat Robertson is claiming that Indians in South Dakota are "not totally literate" and are being taken advantage of. On his Christian Broadcasting Network, Robertson said there has...

Utah tribe cites sovereignty for Michigan health clinic
The Confederated Goshute Tribes of Utah say their sovereignty protects them from Michigan's health care laws. The Goshutes have opened a clinic and have broken ground on a full-service hospital...

Native man told to document U.S. citizenship
A Native man running for state office in Hawaii as a Democrat has been told to prove he is a U.S. citizen or he will be removed from the ballot....

Congressman denies knowing of tribe's backing
Rep. David Vitter (R-Louisiana), a candidate for U.S. Senate, denies knowing that his campaign against a tribal casino was backed by another tribe whose lobbyists are being investigated by the...

Narragansett Tribe recognizes oldest member
Francis "Caesar" Fayerweather, the oldest member of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island, turned 90 this year. Friends and family held a surprise birthday party for Fayerweather yesterday. The tribe...

Mark Trahant: Congress should abide by laws too
"Remember the first rule of the Republican Party's "Contract With America"? In case it's slipped your mind, here it is: "FIRST, require all laws that apply to the rest of...

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