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November 24, 2004
Indian housing funds see no major increase
Despite attempts by tribal leaders to increase funding levels, the budget for Indian housing programs remained steady in the $388 billion omnibus approved by Congress. The 2005 consolidated appropriations act...

Court deals gaming victory to Wyoming tribe
In a major victory for a Wyoming tribe, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that the state must negotiate a compact for all forms of Class III gaming, including...

Excess Air Force homes being sent to reservation
Four excess military housing units from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota are on their way to the Rosebud Sioux Reservation. The Walking Shield American Indian Society coordinated the...

Oneida Nation runs ad against Seneca-Cayuga deal
The Oneida Nation of New York is running a television ad criticizing a land claim settlement that will allow an out-of-state tribe to build a casino. The ad says the...

Turkey often excluded from Seminole Thanksgiving
A Thanksgiving celebration among members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida is likely to exclude a key dish: turkey. Seminole traditionalists avoid foods that contain spirits, like turkey. Same goes...

Original Cherokee enrollee celebrates 100 years
Mary Louvenia “Babe” Sanders Mayes, an original enrollee of the Cherokee Nation, celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday. Mayes is one of the first 12 enrollees. She was born on...

Another guilty plea in Crow kickback scheme
A fourth person has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme to help former Crow chairman Clifford G. Bird in Ground, Brenden Dean Passes, 29, pleaded guilty to theft from a...

Three Indian women to help new Montana governor
Three Indian women are joining the transition team of Montana governor-elect Brian Schweitzer (D). Anna Whiting-Sorrell, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, will serve as deputy policy...

Dole tried to insert Lumbee recognition in ominbus
Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-North Carolina) tried to insert legislation to recognize the Lumbee Tribe into the $388 billion omnibus appropriations act. But the effort was blocked, a Dole spokesperson said....

Sherman Alexie proud to hang onto mullet hairstyle
Author and filmmaker Sherman Alexie says he clung onto his mullet hairstyle as a way of maintaining his Indian identity. Alexie, a member of the Spokane Tribe of Washington, was...

Neighbors fear Chumash Tribe's development plans
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians hasn't filed an application to have 745 acres placed in trust but neighbors fear what might happen if the tribe moves forward with...

Longtime Barona Band leader ousted by newcomer
The Barona Band of Mission Indians in California elected a new leader over the weekend. Voters ousted longtime chairman, Clifford LaChappa and elected newcomer Rhonda "Lisa" Welch-Scalco. The vote tally...

Iowa announces foster care plan for Indian children
The state of Iowa announced a $75,000, seven-month pilot project in Woodbury County to reduce the number of Indian children in the child welfare system. The county has a large...

Red Lake Nation wants BIA to fix water system
The Red Lake Nation of Minnesota is asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to fix the tribe's crumbling water system. Ojibwe leaders say the 100-year-old system has been broken for...

Oregon tribes to acquire former national guard site
The General Services Administration has reversed course and plans to return 43 acres of surplus government property to the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians in...

Goshute Tribe wants land in Michigan in trust
The Confederated Goshute Tribes of Utah plan to ask the federal government to place land in Michigan in trust. The tribe doesn't want a gaming facility though. The tribe has...

Oneida Nation to pay $136K for village services
The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin will pay the village of Hobart nearly $136,000 for municipal services. The one-year agreement took several years to negotiate. Tribal and village leaders said they...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe elects new leader
The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts has ousted its longtime chairwoman. Beverly Wright was seeking a sixth term as leader of the only federally recognized tribe in the state. But...

Funds restored to United Tribes Technical College
News from the United Tribes Technical College in North Dakota. Good news for United Tribes Technical College; Congress has restored federal funding for the current fiscal year. UTTC funding was...

Controversy over tax return provision continues
The House's plan to repeal a controversial appropriations rider that would allow Congressional staff to look at anyone's tax return broke down on Tuesday. Lawmakers planned to return to session...

McCain eyes reform of lobbying disclosure laws
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), the incoming chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, says the probe of lobbyist Jack Abramoff and public relations consultant Michael Scanlon could lead to reforms...

Order freezing Abramoff's assets lifted in lawsuit
A judge's order freezing the assets of lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his wife has been lifted, Forward Newspaper reports. The order was issued in a lawsuit filed by former employees...

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