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November 10, 2004
Study finds high infant mortality rate among Natives
Native infants in British Columbia are more than three times as likely to die after birth than non-Native infants, according to data released on Tuesday. Statistics Canada, the equivalent to...

Lakota man sues WalMart for discrimination
A member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is suing the WalMart Corporation for $25 million, alleging he was the victim of racial discrimination as an employee. Greg Clements worked at...

Film featuring Onondaga Nation makes its debut
A new movie filmed on the Onondaga Nation in New York is debuting at two film festivals. "The Reawakening" is about an Onondaga lawyer who returns home to help the...

Tribal contracts pose conflict for U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday in a tribal self-determination case that one justice called a "competition between two bureaucracies." During a one-hour hearing, members of the...

BIA evicting Navajo police officers and families
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has issued eviction notices to 24 Navajo Nation police officers and their families, The Gallup Independent reports. The families are living in a BIA housing...

Oil company accused of not promoting Natives
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a claim against an oil company accused not promoting Alaska Natives and other minorities. Alyeska Pipeline Services Co., a conglomerate of five...

Navajo Republican office plans victory celebration
The Republican Party office on the Navajo Reservation is planning a victory party for President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. The office, located in Shiprock, New Mexico,...

Cobell team predicts victory on accounting, reform
An attorney for the Cobell v. Norton trust fund lawsuit said an appeals court ruling in their favor is expected by the end of the year. Keith Harper of the...

Natives changing perspective on 'Indian' holidays
Columbus Day and Thanksgiving are two holidays often associated with Indians but that doesn't necessarily mean they are embraced by Indians. In some states, Columbus Day has been changed. In...

DOI says probate bill doesn't solve fractionation
A new probate reform bill recently signed into law doesn't solve the problem of fractionation, an Interior Department spokesperson said. President Bush signed the American Indian Probate Reform Act late...

Oregon exhibit honors Indian WWII veterans
An exhibit at the Oregon State Capitol Galleria pays tribute to the Indian veterans who served in World War II. The exhibit features portraits and stories of WWII vets from...

Election troubles continue for Lumbee Tribe
Officials for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina have thrown out the results for two races in last week's election. The elections board said the votes for two tribal council...

New Catawba leaders hope infighting will end
Two new council members for the Catawba Nation of South Carolina are hopeful that a new era of cooperation will rid the tribe of infighting that has festered for nearly...

Non-Natives to challenge First Nation fishery
A court in British Columbia has given non-Native fisherman permission to challenge a First Nation fishery. The non-Natives contend the Native-only fishery on the Fraser River is illegal. But the...

Rival protests keep First Nation school shuttered
Canada's Department of Indian and Northern Affairs is meeting with two rival groups who are occupying a school on the Piapot First Nation in Saskatchewan. But it is unclear whether...

Incoming Montana governor reaches out to tribes
Incoming Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) is planning to put representatives of Montana's eight tribes on his 20-member transition team. Schweitzer said he would put eight tribal members on the...

Michigan seizes two tons of fish from Indian men
The state of Michigan has seized nearly two tons of fish that officials say were illegally taken by two Indian fishermen. The state says the two men caught the fish...

Hispanic lawyer likely successor to Ashcroft
Alberto Gonzales, a Hispanic lawyer who has been mentioned as a possible U.S. Supreme Court justice, is likely to be nominated as Attorney General, according to news reports. Gonzales currently...

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