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December 08, 2004
Judge denies tribal jurisdiction over Indian descendant
Despite the U.S. Supreme Court's holding that tribes have sovereignty over all Indians, a federal judge has denied a Washington tribe criminal jurisdiction over a man who is Indian by...

Gates Foundation awards grant for Indian education
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $6.1 million grant to improve graduation and college attendance rates among Native students in Washington. Antioch University will use the money...

Rival factions tie up Cheyenne-Arapaho business
Rival factions of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes have held up tribal business for much of the year but the situation isn't likely to improve. Last week, a tribal judge...

Campbell making plans for private life again
Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colorado), a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, is retiring this month but he is already making plans for his private life. Campbell...

Shakopee Tribe plans to build sewage treatment plant
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota plans to build a sewage treatment plant that will serve the reservation. The tribe says the plant will use environmentally friendly technology that...

Third man jailed for Indian gang-related shooting
Police have arrested a third man wanted for a gang-related shooting at an Indian housing complex in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Edison J. Mahkuk, 19, was picked up and jailed early Tuesday....

Diabetes an epidemic among Manitoba Natives
Manitoba's Health Department released a plan on Tuesday aimed at combating high rates of diabetes among Natives in the province. Health Minister Tim Sale says diabetes was unheard of a...

Canadian court approves class action for school abuse
An appeal court in Ontario, Canada, has certified a class action lawsuit on behalf of 800 former students of a Native residential school. The suit was filed on behalf of...

Criminal charges laid against ex-Kickapoo leaders
A criminal complaint against two men who controlled the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas until being ousted from power two years ago was unsealed on Tuesday. Raul Garza, former chairman, and...

Tribal partnership to build another hotel
A partnership of three tribes plans to build a $53 million hotel in Sacramento, California. The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians of California, the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians...

Washington tribes worried about new salmon plan
Two Washington with treaty rights are worried about the Bush administration's proposal to reduce the critical habitat for salmon in the Pacific Northwest by 80 percent. The Stillaguamish Tribe says...

Inhofe asked to stop gaming on newly acquired lands
Three Connecticut towns are asking Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) to stop tribes from opening gaming facilities on newly acquired trust lands. The leaders of North Stonington, Ledyard and Preston say...

Elderly Navajo woman believed to be killed by dogs
An elderly Navajo woman who lived alone is believed to have been killed by dogs or coyotes. Eloise Nez, 67, was found mauled to death outside her home in a...

Top two members on Civil Rights Commission resign
The top two members on the U.S. Civil Rights Commission resigned on Tuesday after President Bush named their replacements. Chairwoman Mary Frances Berry, an independent, ran the agency for more...

Top Interior official resigns from Bush administration
A top Interior Department official whose handling of the Indian trust tainted his controversial tenure in Washington, D.C., announced his resignation on Tuesday. After three years as the department's deputy...

Griles blames controversies on Bush opponents
Outgoing Deputy Interior Secretary J. Steven Griles is blaming the controversy he encountered during the past three years on opponents of President Bush. Griles, who announced his resignation yesterday, was...

Change in Alaska Native culture leads to cancers
With cancer rates among Alaska Natives increasing, health experts are looking for ways to combat a once-rare disease. Tobacco use, high among Alaska Natives, is seen as a major factor....

Alaska Native village deals with major water crisis
A recent storm that has caused as much as $11 million in damage to coastal communities in western Alaska has hit the Yupi'k village of Nunam Iqua particularly hard. Flooding...

Two hunting accidents rile San Carlos Apache Tribe
Two separate hunting accidents involving young tribal members have officials with the San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona concerned. On Sunday, a 24-year-old tribal member mistook his father for an...

Former employees allege bias at Leech Lake Tribe
Eleven former employees of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe have filed suit against the Minnesota tribe. The former employees of the tribe's Legal Department allege they were wrongfully terminated...

Gila River Tribe one of DC's biggest lobbyists
The Gila River Indian Community of Arizona was one of Washington, D.C., biggest lobbyists for the first half of 2004, The Hill newspaper reports. The tribe gave more than $820,000...

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