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November 29, 2004
Study: Old military sites pose risk to tribes
A disproportionate number of dangerous military sites are located on or near tribal lands, according to a recently-published study. In the August 2004 issue of American Sociological Review, two sociologists...

Lending program helped Indian woman start business
Renee Turning Heart, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, started a successful business with the help of a lending program aimed at low-income entrepreneurs. Turning...

Respected Native educator bridges cultural gap
Henrietta Mann, a Southern Cheyenne from Oklahoma, spent 33 years in higher education before retiring from Montana State University-Bozeman in June 2003. But that wasn't the end of Mann's storied...

Editorial: How far does tribal sovereignty go?
"When is a slot machine not a slot machine? That's a question at the crux of a dispute between two area Indian bands and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger that could have...

Maori artist sees similarities with U.S. Natives
New Zealand is a long way from Utah, but artist Eruera Bryers Napia has found similarities between his Maori ancestors and the state's Native people. Napia was born in New...

Whiteclay fuels proposal to change liquor laws
The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission is asking lawmakers for more power to reject liquor licenses in places like Whiteclay, a town with 14 residents and four beer stores. The commission...

State recognition expected for South Carolina tribes
The state of South Carolina is expected to grant state recognition to as many as six tribes. Last year, Gov. Mark Sanford (R) signed a law spelling out the criteria...

North Dakota court to hear gasoline tax dispute
The North Dakota Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments today in a dispute over illegal gasoline taxes paid by tribal members. Earlier this year, a lower court judge ruled that...

Fond du Lac Band explores alternative energy
The Fond du Lac Ojibwe Band in Minnesota is working with the Department of Energy and a power company to discuss alternate sources of energy. The tribe installed an anemometer...

Column: College professor clueless, not racist
"Andrew Gulliford is not William Shockley. Unlike Shockley, the infamous professor who claimed genetic differences made blacks intellectually inferior to whites, Gulliford is no racist. He just plays one in...

Series: Waiting for justice on Crow Reservation
The Billings Gazette is running a series on the brutal murders of two young women on the Crow Reservation in Montana. Koren Diebert, 26, and LaFonda Big Leggins, 23, were...

Washington tribe to discuss future of village
The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe of Washington is set to meet with state and federal officials to discuss the future of a tribal village threatened by a massive construction project....

Abramoff 'totally in bed' with anti-gaming forces
Two Washington insiders who were hired by the Tigua Tribe of Texas to keep the tribe's casino open were also working behind the scenes to shut it down. Lobbyist Jack...

Indian girl, 13, kidnapped by 'obsessed' man
A 13-year-old Indian girl from Minneapolis, Minnesota, is home safe after being abducted by a 28-year-old man. Police issued an Amber Alert for Katheryn Deverney on Thursday morning. She had...

Two men killed at Indian housing complex
Two men were killed at the Little Earth of United Tribes housing complex in Minneapolis, Minnesota, over the weekend. Joseph Burns, 21, and another unidentified man were shot to death...

Rehnquist won't return to court until next year
The U.S. Supreme Court reconvenes today for another round of arguments but Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist will be absent again. Rehnquist, 80, was gone the first two weeks of...

Mark Trahant: Two friendly faces on the news
"My grandmother trained me to care about who reads the evening news on TV. When I was a kid, everything would stop in the early afternoon when anchors Chet Huntley...

Yellow Bird: Elders still maintain influence
"I used to watch my grandmother, Little Sioux, and my uncle, Wesley Plenty Chief, sit on the ground and get up before and after ceremonies. I didn't think much about...

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