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October 28, 2004
Court says state rights trump tribal sovereignty
California tribes must abide by the state's campaign finance laws, a divided state court ruled on Wednesday, holding that state rights trump sovereignty. In a 2-1 decision, the 3rd District...

Idaho tribes report increase in voter registration
Two Idaho tribes are reporting an increase in first-time voter registrations. The Nez Perce Tribe registered 200 new voters while the Coeur d'Alene Tribe registered 150. The tribes took part...

Column: Navajo registration increases in Utah
"Even in San Juan County - the state's largest county in area but with only 14,000 residents, one of the least populated - registration numbers are historically high. In 2000,...

Tohono O'odham Nation to build cultural center
The Tohono O'odham Nation in Arizona will break ground on a $7.1 million cultural center and museum on Friday. The facility will feature exhibits, classrooms, a library and an area...

Yaqui Chair: Vote no on anti-immigration initiative
"America was the place to be, a giant melting pot of immigrants forging a new frontier. Yet Native Americans were not to become citizens of the United States for another...

Clinton to meet with tribal leaders in New Mexico
Former president Bill Clinton will meet with tribal leaders in New Mexico this weekend, The Albuquerque Journal reports. Clinton is campaigning for Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry. He will...

Bush puts signature to probate reform legislation
President Bush signed the American Indian Probate Reform Act of 2004 into law on Wednesday. S.1721 seeks to stem the growing fractionation of Indian lands by establishing a uniform probate...

Native students to help call presidential election
Native students at a high school in New Mexico will be helping a polling company forecast the winner of the presidential election on November 2. Jonathan Yazzie, Kimberly Miller and...

Former Miss Navajo Nation tells of domestic violence
Radmilla Cody, former Miss Navajo Nation, says she was beaten, humiliated and threatened with weapons by a former boyfriend. But she kept going back to him even after friends questioned...

New BIA building in New Mexico named for Domenici
A new Bureau of Indian Affairs building in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was dedicated on Wednesday. The Pete V. Domenici Indian Affairs Building is located on land held in trust for...

Report targets illegal dumping on reservations
A new report from the University of California, Los Angeles gives a barely passing grade of "C" to the condition of reservations in southern California. The UCLA Institute of the...

Indian voters least likely to have identification
Indian voters in South Dakota are the least likely to have photo identification required for the polls, Secretary of State Chris Nelson says. Statewide, only 2 percent of voters in...

Domenici tells Navajo Nation president to 'wake up'
Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. "better wake up," Sen. Pete Domenici (R-New Mexico) says. Domenici blasted Shirley, who has endorsed Sen. John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) for president, in an interview...

Convicted grave robber cleared of murder charge
A man convicted of stealing the remains of two Indian children from a gravesite has been acquitted of trying to murder the people who put him behind bars. Jack Lee...

Researchers find new species of small humans
Researchers have discovered a new species of small humans that lived on an island 18,000 years ago. Researchers found the nearly complete remains of a woman and other remains in...

Norton proposal to cut tribes out of dam appeals
The Interior Department is proposing to cut tribes out of the appeals process for the licensing and operation of dams. The department has proposed and is asking for public comment...

Alaska Native village ponders costly relocation
The Alaska Native village of Newtok is contemplating a massive and costly relocation to prevent being erased by a growing river. The village has chosen a site and obtained land...

Poll: Voters trust Bush on Supreme Court picks
A new Washington Post poll shows that likely voters favor incumbent President George W. Bush to pick new U.S. Supreme Court justices over Democratic nominee Sen. John Kerry. The poll...

NCAI seeks $12M for Washington building
The National Congress of American Indians is seeking to raise $12 million to purchase its own building to establish a presence for tribes in Washington, D.C. Tex Hall, NCAI...

Ex-Kickapoo official found guilty of stealing
A former director for the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas was found guilty of embezzling money and laundering checks on Wednesday. Maricela Mendoza was accused of stealing almost $260,000 from the...

Author: Abramoff, Scanlon likely to be indicted
Washington insiders Jack Abramoff and Michael Scanlon are probably going to be indicted, an author of a book about House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) says. Lou Dubose, one of...

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