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November 15, 2004
Skepticism greets Seneca-Cayuga settlement
Officials in western New York are skeptical that a settlement with the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma will resolve the long-running land claim because the Cayuga Nation isn't involved. The officials...

Powell among four Cabinet departures pending
Secretary of State Colin Powell, the first African-American to hold the post, resigned today, one of four resignations expected by the White House. News reports said Powell, Agriculture Secretary Ann...

Oklahoma tribe settles land claim for New York casino
In the first deal of its kind nationwide, the governor of New York has agreed to settle a land claim with an out-of-state tribe for a casino. After flatly rejecting...

Activist is Brazil's first Indian woman lawyer
When Joźnia Batista de Carvalho wanted to become a lawyer, people told her not to bother. As a young Indian woman, joining the legal field was unheard of. But Batista...

20 percent of Oklahoma Indians have diabetes
Nearly 20 percent of Oklahoma Indians have diabetes, with about a third not knowing it, according to the state Department of Health. Diabetes afflicts young and old Indians. Of those...

Pueblo kids who created opera subject of film
A group of kids from Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, who created their own operate are the subject of a documentary film airing on public television. The 50 elementary school children...

New Mexico tribe sued over disenrollment
Thirteen people who are being disenrolled from Isleta Pueblo in New Mexico filed suit against the tribe in federal court. The group says their civil rights were violated by their...

Officers linked to Native teen's death are fired
Two police officers in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, who have been linked to the death of a Cree Native teen were fired on Friday. The removal of Bradley Senger and Larry Hartwig...

Pressure is on Fire Thunder as Pine Ridge president
Cecelia Fire Thunder won't be inaugurated as president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota until next month but is already facing pressure as the first woman to lead...

Northern Cheyenne Tribe to inaugurate president
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana is holding an inauguration for its new president today. Eugene Little Coyote, 32, is said to be the youngest to hold the position. He...

Native woman says racism persists in mascots
The use of mascots like Chief Wahoo and the Redskins shows that racism against Native Americans continues, Native activist Juanita Helphrey says. Helphrey spent several years fighting the Chief Wahoo...

Wyoming lawmakers debate status of tribal liaison
The Wyoming Legislature's Select Committee on Tribal Relations discussed the future of the state's tribal liaison at a hearing last week. Tribal leaders appeared divided about the need for the...

Kickapoo Tribe of Texas has come a long way
Less than 20 years ago, members of the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas used to live under a bridge. Now, they have a reservation, a brand-new casino and have set their...

Eastern Pequot Tribe confident of recognition
The Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is awaiting another ruling on its bid for federal recognition. The tribe was granted final recognition by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in...

Library wants Gila River Community involved
The Phoenix, Arizona, Public Library is reaching out to the Gila River Indian Community. The Ironwood branch, located near the reservation, has started programs to get tribal members, young and...

Abramoff's assets frozen in employee case
A judge in Maryland has frozen the assets of disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his wife in a lawsuit over unpaid wages. Abramoff used windfall from his lobbying business...

Campbell plans to impose trust fund settlement
Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colorado) said he will meet this week with other lawmakers to seek a Congressional settlement of the Cobell v. Norton trust fund lawsuit. "I don't support...

Letter: Being a tribe is more than blood quantum
"Herald columnist Dorreen Yellow Bird should be ashamed of herself. Her antagonistic skepticism regarding the "true identity" of Indians, implying that my own tribe's chairman lacks enough Indian blood to...

Yellow Bird: Feeling guilty about your new car
"Two summers ago, my younger sister upgraded her old rattletrap. She looked cool driving her sea-green Oldsmobile down the dusty gravel road toward my aunt's place on the reservation that...

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