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December 09, 2004
Memorial to students killed in accident dedicated
Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas dedicated a memorial to three students killed in a drunk-driving accident in 1999. Students A.J. White Bull, 25, Ray "Mike" Red Elk, 24, and...

Native Hawaiians call for change in NAGPRA
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held a field hearing in Honolulu, Hawaii, on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. Native Hawaiians testified that the law isn't working....

BIA admits mistake in handling of recognition case
Just four months after an internal investigation cleared top officials of wrongdoing for the recognition of a Connecticut tribe, the Bureau of Indian Affairs disclosed on Wednesday that it made...

Ex-BIA librarian sentenced for child sexual abuse
A former librarian for a boarding school on the Navajo Nation was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison for sexually abusing seven boys. Stephen Van Keuren, 54,...

BIA sees opposition on reservation power plant
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is conducting a series of public meetings for a proposed $2.3 billion power plant on the Navajo Nation. The meeting in Farmington, New Mexico, last...

Navajo Nation Boys and Girls Clubs close doors again
For the second time this year, the Boys and Girls Clubs on the Navajo Nation have been closed, The Farmington Daily Times reports. A notice taped to the door of...

Police still searching for killer of Indian women
Investigators in several states are still trying to track down the killer of 13 women, several of whom were Indian. All of the women were prostitutes or suspected prostitutes who...

Nuclear industry won't support tribal waste site
The nuclear industry doesn't support a Utah tribe's temporary waste facility, a top lobbyist said. Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Vice President John Kane said the industry is focused on Yucca...

County rejects reservation charter school
Commissioners in Fremont County, Wyoming, have refused to endorse a charter school on the Wind River Reservation. The Four Winds Charter School wants to provide an alternative learning environment for...

Omnibus includes funds for tribal bison contracts
The omnibus appropriations act on its way to President Bush includes an additional $4 million for tribal bison contracts. Using the money, the Agriculture Department purchases meat from tribal providers....

Tribal partnership to break ground on hotel
A partnership of three tribes will break ground on a $53 million hotel in Sacramento, California, today. The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin is working with the San Manuel Band of...

Ex-gang member's Native center job questioned
A former gang leader who was hired by a Native center in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is being questioned. Izzy Vermette served jailed time for his involvement with the Manitoba Warriors. He...

Jailed Kickapoo leader claims no knowledge of English
The former chairman of the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas says he never went to school and doesn't understand English or the law. Raul Garza appeared in federal court on Wednesday...

Tribe's police force quits over lack of support
All five members of a British Columbia tribe's volunteer police force are resigning, citing lack of support. The volunteer officers aren't paid by the Penticton Band although they receive small...

Tribe's bison herd poses management problems
The Crow Tribe of Montana is looking for ways to better manage its growing herd of bison. The herd numbers around 1,100, several hundred higher than the ideal amount. Drought...

Crow chairman promises more resource development
The Crow Tribe of Montana inaugurated its first group of leaders since a new constitution was enacted in July 2001. Chairman Carl Venne, elected to a four-year term, said he...

Connecticut tribe confident on recognition bid
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation of Connecticut is confident that its bid for federal recognition will survive an error made by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, chief Richard F. Velky said...

Civil Rights Commission now leans conservative
The departure of the two top members of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission has resulted in a conservative majority. Chairwoman Mary Frances Berry, who is African-American, and vice chairman Cruz...

Treasury Secretary Snow to stay in Bush Cabinet
Treasury Secretary John W. Snow will remain in the job because the White House failed to find a suitable replacement, according to news reports. Snow was the subject of speculation...

Indian Eddie: My take on the latest Indian news
"The news: Russell Means, 65, has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to stop the swearing-in Saturday of Cecelia Fire Thunder, who soundly beat him for the Oglala Sioux presidency. Means...

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