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December 06, 2004
Appraiser warned DOI of undervaluation of Indian lands
The Interior Department was warned that oil and gas companies were cheating members of the Navajo Nation over a year before a court investigator's scathing report into the matter, according...

Appeals court supports Lamberth's authority on IT
A federal appeals court on Friday lifted an injunction disconnecting the Interior Department from the Internet but two key agencies remain off-line three years after an investigation exposed massive security...

Swinomish Tribe battles county over trust land request
The Swinomish Tribe of Washington is trying to reclaim land within its reservation boundaries but Skagit County is objecting. The 1885 Treaty of Point Elliot established a 14,000-acre reservation for...

Tribes' Washington DC hotel nears completion
A $43 million hotel in Washington, D.C., that was financed by four tribes is scheduled to open January 10. The Residence Inn Capitol by Marriott is located near the U.S....

Tulalip Tribes to repay misspent houding funds
The Tulalip Tribes of Washington are reviewing six years of expenditures to determine how $6 million in federal housing funds was spent. The tribe will have to repay any money...

Federal labor board to hold hearing involving tribe
The Teamsters union is using a controversial National Labor Relations Board ruling to seek a union vote on the Seneca Nation in New York The NLRB will hold a hearing...

Changes proposed in tribe's role at bison range
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the Interior Department have made changes to the agreement sharing management of the National Bison Range in Montana. The changes are aimed at...

Anthropologist has alternate theory for cannibalism
An anthropologist in Arizona says alleged incidences of cannibalism among Indians in the Southwest can be explained another way. Andrew Darling, who has been working with the Gila River Indian...

Embattled Goshute chairman remains in power
Leon Bear's term as chairman of the Skull Valley Band of Goshutes ended last month but he remains in power because he refused to allow another election. Tribal members were...

Extradition hearing to begin in Aquash murder case
A court in Vancouver, British Columbia, will start an extradition hearing today for a Canadian Native man accused of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash in 1975....

Perspective: 'Scoop' of Indian children was genocide
"During the 1960's, the [Canadian] Children's Aid Society removed aboriginal children from their families and communities. They either placed them in foster care or adoption them in Canadian homes either...

Thompson resigns from Health and Human Services
Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced his resignation on Friday, the latest departure in President Bush's first-term Cabinet. Navajo Nation Vice President Frank Dayish Jr. praised Thompson's...

Sen. Reid calls Justice Thomas 'an embarrassment'
Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada), the incoming minority leader in the Senate, called Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas "an embarrassment" and said he wouldn't back him as Chief Justice. "I think...

Southern Ute Tribe sees leadership shakeup
The Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado is experiencing a leadership shakeup that has seen the retirement of the chairman and the resignation of two council members all within the past...

Nisqually Chief Leschi gets rehearing on murder
The Washington Supreme Court is convening a historical court to seek justice for Nisqually Chief Leschi, who was hanged in 1858 for a murder his descendants and some historians say...

Lumbee Supreme Court orders new district elections
Citing, "gross irregularities" the Supreme Court of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina ordered new elections for two tribal districts and removed all five members of the tribe's election board....

Cheyenne-Arapaho members protest inaction on trust
Members of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma protested the tribal council's failure to distribute a $2.3 million trust fund. The Oklahoman reported that council member Vinita Sankey was...

Bush signs Osage Nation and IHS facility bills into law
President Bush on Friday signed into law bills benefiting the Osage Nation of Oklahoma and the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota. H.R. 2919 ensure the Osage Nation...

Boston moves to repeal old law banning Natives
The mayor of Boston late last month moved to repeal a 327-year-old law that bars Native Americans from entering the city unless accompanied by "musketeers." Mayor Thomas M. Menino said...

Jeff Benedict: Tribal recognition driven by greed
"Since receiving a preliminary determination for recognition by the Bureau of Indian Affairs over two years ago, the Eastern Pequot Indian group has been awaiting word from the Interior Board...

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