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November 23, 2004
Tim Giago: Should we listen to Osama bin Laden?
"Osama bin Laden is looked upon as that beast with the blood of 3,000 people on his hands. Any utterance from him is deemed contemptible. But I believe that all...

Sam Billison, Navajo Code Talker, laid to rest
Family, friends and fellow U.S. Marines attended the funeral service for Sam Billison, one of the most prominent Navajo Code Talkers. Billison was remembered for his dedication to education. He...

FCC fines company over tribal phone programs
A telecommunications company that serves a large number of reservations in the West has agreed to pay a $250,000 fine and develop a tribal outreach program under a settlement with...

Man drops bid for Whiteclay liquor license
A Nebraska man has withdrawn his application for a liquor license in Whiteclay. The Sheridan County Board of Commissioners was due to vote on the application this week. Thomas Bernard...

Crow Tribe blames unsolved murders on racism
More than 300 members of the Crow Tribe held a protest in Billings, Montana, on Monday to protest the unsolved murders of two women. Chairman Carl Venne said there should...

Yellow Bird: Worst fry bread served during NMAI
"Over the years, my sisters and I have done some strange things with food, most of them by accident. One time, one of my sisters put salt instead of sugar...

Column: Why is Campbell messing with NAPGRA?
"On September 23, Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colorado), head of the Committee on Indian Affairs, introduced bill S.2843, a laundry list of editorial fixes to various laws affecting Native American...

Native issues not a concern for most Canadians
Most Canadians do not consider improving the quality of life of Natives to be a high priority for the federal government, according to a new survey from the Centre...

Cherokee group in Alabama claims tax exemption
An Alabama group called the Cherokee River Indian Community plans to appeal a ruling denying it a sales tax exemption. The group applied for an exemption through the state Revenue...

Ancient remains discovered at site in Wyoming
Officials in Wyoming are planning to contact tribes about a nearly intact human skill uncovered at a construction site. The skull hasn't been dated yet but archaeologists say it belonged...

Native enrollment at Utah universities increases
The Utah System of Higher Education has reported a rise in the Native American student population. According to the data, a total of 1,616 Native students are enrolled at nine...

Brazil's tribes compete in Indigenous Games
More than 1,000 athletes representing 40 tribes are competing in Brazil's Indigenous Peoples' Games VII this week. The event features traditional games of various tribes. There's Xikunahity, a type of...

Seminole Tribe readies for opening of museum
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is opening a new museum and cultural village today. The Seminole Okalee Indian Village & Museum is located near the tribe's casino. It will feature...

Suicide rates explode among Colombia's Natives
Exploding rates of suicide among tribes in Colombia have indigenous leaders and outsiders worried. More and more young people, often girls, are committing suicide, a once unheard of practice among...

Utah celebrates Indigenous People's Day
Utah's Native Americans were celebrated and honored on Monday for Indigenous People's Day. Utah Gov. Olene Walker (R) spoke at the event in Salt Lake City. Speakers called for more...

Man pleads guilty for failing to stop child abuse
A non-Indian man in Utah has pleaded guilty for failing to stop the abuse of two grandsons by their Indian grandmother. Michael Angel Deherrera, 48, agreed to testify against Charlissa...

Northern Cheyenne Tribe battles state on river
The newly inducted president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana says a legal dispute over the Tongue River is the tribe's most pressing issue. The tribe and the federal...

Oneida Nation reaches two service agreements
The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin has reached service agreements with two villages. The tribe will pay the village of Hobart for fire protection, road maintenance, first-responder and mutual aid with...

NMAI on track to see 4.2M visitors in first year
The National Museum of the American Indian had 275,400 visitors in its first full month, The Washington Post reports. The figure shows the museum is on track to have about...

Istook denies asking for tax return provision
Rep. Ernest J. Istook (R-Oklahoma) denied on Monday that he was responsible for a controversial provision in the omnibus appropriations that critics said would allow Congressional staff to look at...

Jodi Rave Lee: It feels good to be a grandmother
"I love my baby. Even when she cries, she's sweet, so adorable. She stares at me through chokecherry eyes. And then she makes those irresistible newborn noises, wee little sounds...

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