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December 02, 2004
U.S. Supreme Court asked to rule on state taxation
Taxation issues are once again before the U.S. Supreme Court this session as two states seek to impose gasoline taxes on tribes. Despite losing big in the lower courts, officials...

Navajo Nation justice recalled as dedicated servant
About 200 people attended funeral services for Claudeen Bates-Arthur, the first woman to head the Navajo Nation Supreme Court. Friends and family remembered Bates-Arthur as a devout Christian who was...

Lawsuit filed over teen's suicide at BIA jail
A wrongful lawsuit has been filed against the federal government for the suicide of a 15-year-old Indian girl at a Bureau of Indian Affairs detention facility. Nicole Kallestewa, 15, hung...

Editorial: Justice lacking in Crow murder case
"Perhaps, the FBI soon will complete the investigation it won't speak of publicly. Perhaps U.S. Attorney Bill Mercer will take the case to the federal grand jury when it convenes...

Judge tosses wrongful death suit against Janklow
A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death suit against former Congressman and former South Dakota governor Bill Janklow. Since Janklow was on official government business during the August 2003...

Mayan woman reunited with children taken from her
A Mayan Indian woman from Guatemala whose children were taken away from her after she was deported was reunited with her family. Mercedes Santiago-Felipe was living in Nebraska when child...

Report: Native children were placed in holding cells
Child welfare workers on the Pauingassi First Nation in Manitoba never apologized for stripping three Native children and placing them in a police holding cell for alleged solvent abuse, a...

Metis Nation loses more than $2M in funding
The Metis Nation of Saskatchewan has lost more than $2 million (Canadian) in federal and provincial funding as the result of a disputed election. The province suspended $410,000 and won't...

Indiana tribe thankful for donation of land
An Indiana tribe that has been denied federal recognition celebrated a gift of 150 acres of prime land. The Miami Nation held a ceremony on Sunday to accept the donation....

Column: Chief Illiniwek mascot inappropriate
" There is no doubt that those who love and support the Chief intend to honor American Indians with their portrayal. To generations - including three in my own family...

Indian Eddie: Praise for rapper but not Code Talker
"On Nov. 13, the rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard - I am not making this name up - died in New York at the grandfatherly-for-rap age of 35. Three days later,...

New York high school to replace Indian mascot
Students at Rhinebeck High School in New York are taking suggestions on a new mascot. The school has used an Indian head mascot and an "Indians" nickname. Use of the...

BIA takes input on Cowlitz land-into-trust bid
The Bureau of Indian Affairs held a public meeting on Wednesday night to discuss the Cowlitz Tribe's land-into-trust request. The recently recognized Washington tribe wants 152 acres for an initial...

Kickapoo Tribe sues former chairman, lawyer
The Kickapoo Tribe of Texas is suing its former chairman and former lawyer, saying the two stole funds after being removed from power two years ago. The tribe says former...

Catawba Nation shuts down government operations
The Catawba Nation of South Carolina has run out of money, forcing the tribe to furlough about 70 employees and suspend operations. The Bureau of Indian Affairs cut off $1.6...

IHS expands Gallup Indian Medical Center
The Indian Health Service dedicated an addition to the Gallup Indian Medical Center in Gallup, New Mexico, on Wednesday. The $12.5 million new ambulatory care building will serve Indians living...

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