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November 08, 2004
Judge dismisses $25B BIA boarding school suit
A federal judge has dismissed a $25 billion lawsuit alleging sexual, physical and mental abuse at boarding schools formerly overseen the Bureau of Indian Affairs. A group of former boarding...

Data shows little change in BIA jail population
The number of inmates at Indian Country detention facilities remained steady over the past year, according to a report released on Sunday. The statistics showed 2,006 prisoners were housed at...

Director of Indian center combats stereotypes
All Indians are rich. All Indians are drunks. Indians don't like White people. Caroline Hicks, director of the Pelathe Community Resource Center in Lawrence, Kansas, runs into these perceptions everyday....

Venne wins re-election as chairman of Crow Tribe
Carl Venne was re-elected as chairman of the Crow Tribe of Montana this weekend. Venne won 58 percent of the vote in Saturday's election. He defeated Calvin "Coolidge" Jefferson,...

Mashantucket Tribe elects Reels as vice chair
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut elected Kenneth M. Reels as vice chair during its annual meeting on Sunday. Reels, a council member, beat Charlene Jones, the tribal secretary,...

Native community honors mother of Native teen
The Native community in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, presented eagle feathers and blankets to the mother and a friend of Neil Stonechild, a Cree teen whose death has been linked to police...

Memorial, tournament set for slain Lakota soldier
Army Pfc. Sheldon Hawk Eagle, a Lakota soldier who died in Iraq, will be honored at a memorial and basketball tournament later this month. Hawk Eagle's family and the Cheyenne...

Reservations called breeding ground for meth
Reservations are facing a new threat from a cheap and easy to make drug, Sioux activist Jean Mahomni Mani says. Mani says methamphetamine has invaded the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation...

Kansas university criticized for Braves mascot
The American Indian Movement in Kansas is asking Otttawa University to discontinue its Braves mascot. The mascot comes in two forms: a student in Indian dressed called "Giego" and an...

Housing, economies a priority for Native woman
Maria Valandra is using her position at First Interstate Bank to improve housing conditions and economic opportunities on reservations in Montana. Valandra is vice president of community development. Her job...

Wyoming governor warms to discussion over taxes
After first calling the proposal a "kind of blackmail," Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal (R) says he will discuss tax issues with the Northern Arapaho Tribe. The tribe commissioned a study...

University of Minnesota creates scholarship program
The University of Minnesota has created a $100,000 scholarship program for Indian students. Scott Davis donated the money to the school in honor of Richard Lussier, an Ojibwe from the...

Norton won't talk about agenda for next four years
Interior Secretary Gale Norton won't comment about the priorities of the next Bush administration because she doesn't know if she will be sticking around for another four years. Norton was...

Judicial nominations already a hot issue in Senate
The already hairy judicial nomination process has heated up again over remarks by Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pennsylvania), who is in line to head the Senate Judiciary Committee. Observers say Specter...

Mark Trahant: Do political endorsements matter?
"The day after the election, I heard from readers who were quite pleased that our "endorsee" lost. Nothing the P-I wrote, they said, helped Kerry. Or go down the list....

Fire Thunder credits women for Pine Ridge victory
Cecilia Fire Thunder, the incoming president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, credits her victory last week to the growing power of women on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Fire Thunder said...

GOP critic of McCain received tribal donations
A conservative Republican activist who criticized Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) for investigating whether tribes were bilked out of $66 million has received contributions from tribes, The Washington Post reports. Grover...

Yellow Bird: Native voters make a difference
"Ahh, the week after elections; losers scratch their heads, and winners are misty-eyed with victory. Me? I'm both disappointed and glad at the outcome of some the election results. I...

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