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October 19, 2004
Heart disease, cancer showing up in Alaska Natives
Heart disease and cancer were once non-existent among Alaska Natives but are now showing up in significant numbers, according to recent studies. One study showed that Alaska Natives have a...

South Dakota challenge to tribes rejected by high court
The U.S. Supreme Court averted a possible extension of one of its most controversial rulings on Monday by refusing to take a dispute testing the reach of state jurisdiction into...

Renzi wins endorsement of Navajo Nation Council
Rep. Rick Renzi (R-Arizona) won the endorsement of the Navajo Nation Council as a new poll shows he leads Democrat Paul Babbitt by a whopping 23 points. "This endorsement is...

Alaska Natives offered money for corporation vote
Shareholders of Chugach, an Alaska Native regional corporation, were offered up to $10,000 in cash prizes for participating in an upcoming hotly-contested election. The letter offered prizes of $10,000, $5,000...

Indian Eddie: Man fought for Native right to vote
"In 1948 a 44-year-old former Marine sergeant and World War II veteran was the principal at Laguna Pueblo Day School and taught classes there. Taking advantage of the GI Bill,...

Complaint filed over Northern Cheyenne election
Ten people have filed a complaint over the primary election on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation that saw incumbent president Geri Small get the most votes. Rival candidate David Roundstone said...

Tribes will be hardest hit by power plant closure
The Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation will be hardest hit by the pending closure of a power plant nearly 300 miles away. Southern California Edison plans to shut down...

Thune's record on Indian issues called non-existent
Republican U.S. Senate candidate John Thune is hoping to attract more Native votes but opponent Sen. Tom Daschle (D) says his record on Indian issues is non-existent. Thune served six...

HBO program 'Real Sports' to air mascot segment
The HBO program "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" will air a segment on the use of Indians as mascots tonight. Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills, a member of the Oglala...

Nader not upset over LaDuke's endorsement of Kerry
Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader says he's not upset his former running mate, Ojibwe activist Winona La Duke, has endorsed Sen. John Kerry (D-Massachusetts). "She's her own person. She can...

Metis Nation won't recognize probe of election
The Metis Nation of Saskatchewan won't recognize the results of the province's investigation into a recent election. The probe started when it was unclear who won the election. The province...

Native kids sent home from dilapidated school
A school on the Pikangikum First Nation in Ontario has been closed and all children sent home after several buildings being used as classrooms were condemned. Chief Alex Peters blames...

Native man's death linked to drugs, not police
An inquest into the death of a Metis man while in police custody began on Monday. The first witness was the coroner. He said Clayton Willey, 33, died due to...

Montana won't join fight over tribe's riverbed
Democrats on the Montana State Land Board outvoted Republicans in refusing to join a lawsuit challenging the Northern Cheyenne Tribe's ownership of half of a riverbed. Republican Gov. Judy Martz...

California tribe to use grant to fight 'club drugs'
A small tribe in California has received a $1.5 million grant to fight the use of club drugs among youth in the San Diego area. The Jamul Indian Village will...

Drug abuse prevention grants target Native youth
The Pima Youth Partnership, a non-profit organization aimed at fighting drug abuse among Native youth in southern Arizona, has received a grant from the White House Office of National Drug...

Friends hope to carry out Kiowa veteran's dream
Kent Ware Sr., a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma and a World War II veteran, died August 13 at the age of 81. Friends hope to carry out...

Yellow Bird: Tribal college leaders overlooked
"American Indian reservations and their governments sometimes lack the openness and efficiency of the state and federal government systems. Mistakes and scandals sometime are splashed over regional and national newspapers....

Christian Coalition still after Poarch Creeks
The Christian Coalition of Alabama is still opposing the Poarch Creek Band's efforts to expand gaming after being linked to two Washington insiders under federal investigation. Lobbyist Jack Abramoff and...

Convicted grave robber faces even more charges
A Nevada man convicted of stealing the remains of two Indian children from a gravesite has been indicted for trying to arrange the deaths of the judge and the investigator...

Tribe's management at bison range protested
A group of 23 national wildlife refuge managers is opposing tribal management of some duties at the National Bison Range in Montana. The managers say the annual funding agreement between...

Republicans register more voters in New Mexico
The Republican Party has registered more voters in New Mexico than the Democrat Party, The Washington Post reports. The GOP's gain in the battleground state, however, is not significant. The...

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