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October 22, 2004
Dozens of Pequot graves discovered at site
As many as 50 to 75 graves are located at a newly discovered 350-year-old burial site on Masons Island in Connecticut. A couple building a home on the island came...

Indian law proposed for Washington bar exam
Attorneys who want to practice law in Washington may soon be tested on their knowledge of Indian law. The Washington State Bar Association's board of directors will vote on adding...

South Dakota tribes announce support for Daschle
Leaders of all of South Dakota's tribes announced their endorsement of Sen. Tom Daschle (D-South Dakota) on Thursday in one of the tightest and closely watched Senate races in history....

National Park Service to donate firewood to tribe
The National Park Service is donating firewood to the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. The tribe plans to donate the wood first to the elderly and then to needy...

Native Voice newspaper to get out of the vote
The Native Voice newspaper plans to print at least 125,000 of its upcoming issue in hopes of increasing voter turnout among Native Americans. The paper normally prints 12,000 copies but...

North Dakota tribe may ban felons from office
Results are still coming in from a primary election on the Turtle Mountain Ojibwe Reservation in North Dakota, where voters were asked to approve an amendment barring convicted felons from...

Alaska Native corporation land swap proposed
Pressured by Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) to make a speedy deal, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Alaska Native regional corporation have proposed a land swap affecting the Yukon...

Metis man charged for hunting without license
A Metis hunter licensed by the Manitoba Métis Federation has been charged by the province for hunting without a license. The Manitoba Métis Federation says it has a right to...

Investigators look into fire at Native center
Investigators in Saskatchewan are trying to find out what caused a fire that severely damaged the Regina Friendship Centre. The building suffered fire and smoke damages on Tuesday night. The...

Man claiming to be Native admits fraud in court
A man claiming Mohawk and Lakota ancestry pleaded guilty to using a fake name in South Dakota state court. Charles Roger Leo Adams Jr. has been using the name "Charlie...

HBO segment focuses on use of Indians as mascots
Tuesday night's edition of the HBO program "Real Sports with Bryant Gumble" featured a segment on the use of Indians as mascots. Charlene Teters, a member of the Spokane Tribe...

Pine Ridge Election: Profile of Russell Means
KOTA Territory News profiles actor and activist Russell Means in his bid for the presidency of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. Means, an American Indian Movement activist from...

Jury finds no discrimination in firing of Indian man
A federal jury cleared a bank of discriminating against a member of the Crow Tribe of Montana who said he was terminated because of his race and his age. Burton...

The Nation: NMAI viewed as a 'starting point'
"Tuesday, September 21, marked the Grand Opening of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC, an event attended by the largest gathering of First Nations people ever...

Mille Lacs diminishment case before Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether the Mille Lacs Reservation in Minnesota continues to exist. Mille Lacs County and a private bank contend at least 61,000...

Coyote Valley Band in leadership struggle
Members of the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians recently removed all five council members, including chairwoman Priscilla Hunter, from office. But there is confusion over whether the action was...

DeLay subpoenaed in fight over Texas redistricting
House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) has been subpoenaed by a Democrat in his home state over his interference in a battle over a redistricting map. DeLay admitted ordering his...

Bush, Kerry consider new members of Cabinet
Sen. John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) and President Bush are looking at appointing a diverse White House Cabinet if elected, according to The Washington Post. Kerry has spoken with New Mexico Gov....

Former Catawba Nation official pleads not guilty
Wanda George-Warren, the former executive director of the Catawba Nation of South Carolina, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of stealing from the tribe. Warren is accused of wrongly...

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