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December 13, 2004
President Bush shakes up Cabinet for second term
In case you haven't noticed, there's been an exodus in Washington, D.C., of President Bush's first-term Cabinet. Since November, nine of 15 department secretaries have announced their resignations. So who's...

Appeals court won't hold back Lamberth on trust reform
The federal government has an obligation to fix the broken Indian trust and not just provide an historical accounting, an appeals court ruled on Friday. In a 33-page decision, the...

Neal McCaleb passes message to college graduates
Former assistant secretary Neal McCaleb spoke at the fall commencement of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma on Friday. McCaleb, a former state transportation secretary, said leadership is...

Chippewa Cree Tribe holds special election
The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana held a special election on Friday for an open seat on the business committee. Former longtime chairman Alvin Windy Boy Sr. won the election...

Biologist seeks to clean up contaminated objects
A biologist from the University of Colorado at Denver is using a $7,000 federal grant in hopes of developing a method to clean up contaminated artifacts. Timberley Roane, a member...

Bush administration appeals case tied to peyote
The Bush administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in a case that is being compared to the Native American Church's use of peyote. Last month, the 10th...

Five charged in Kickapoo Tribe theft remain jailed
Five of the six people indicted for stealing more than $900,000 from the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas are in federal custody pending further court appearances. Authorities laid a multi-charge indictment...

Navajo Nation to consider aircraft parts plant
The Navajo Nation could be the host of a new aircraft parts plant that will generate hundreds of jobs. Utilicraft Aerospace Industries Inc. of Georgia has been negotiating with tribal...

Lakota and Austrian youth to take part in exchange
Ten Lakota students from South Dakota will be sent to Austria next summer as part of new cultural exchange program. The Lakota-Austrian Youth Exchange Program was created by a...

South Dakota Indians seek action on voting rights
Lawyers representing four South Dakota Natives want a federal judge to move forward with their voting rights case. In September, U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier ruled that the state violated...

Appeals court allows bias suit against Campbell
An age-bias suit against retiring Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colorado) can proceed, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. Rita Bastien sued Campbell in 2001 after losing her job in...

Swimmer admits some Navajo appraisals too low
Special Trustee Ross Swimmer says some Navajo landowners received less than market value for use of their land but denies oil and gas companies are exploiting allottees. Swimmer told SmartMoney.Com...

Southern Ute Tribe fills one leadership position
The older brother of the late Leonard C. Burch, the longtime chairman of the Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado, has been appointed to the council following a big leadership shakeup....

Washington tribe wants construction stopped
The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe of Washington has asked the state to stop construction at an historic tribal village where hundreds of ancestors have been discovered. The tribe has been...

Island bison herd donated to Rosebud Sioux Tribe
A herd of bison on Catalina Island in California, is being donated to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. The 100 animals are descendants of 14 bison taken from...

First Nation seeks more control over resources
The Poplar River First Nation of Manitoba is fighting efforts to develop its traditional territory, a boreal forest eyed by timber, power, oil and gas companies. Although development would bring...

Eastern tribes to conduct study of tribal college
The United South and Eastern Tribes (USET) will conduct a survey next year on the creation of the first tribal college in the East. The study will take place from...

Oglala Sioux Tribe inaugurates Cecilia Fire Thunder
Cecelia Fire Thunder was inaugurated as the first woman president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota on Saturday. At a ceremony attended by prominent Indian women leaders including...

Nisqually Chief Leschi cleared 150 years later
A historical court in Washington cleared Nisqually Chief Leschi for the death of a military soldier 150 years ago. The special court said Leschi should not have been convicted and...

Mark Trahant: Bush plan leaves no room for salmon
"What is a salmon stream? A simple question. One answer, I suppose, is that if salmon swim or spawn in that stream, it's a salmon stream. But the question is...

Lobbyists say Abramoff probe has run its course
"A funny thing happens when you talk to lobbyists, especially those with Indian casino clients, about the Senate investigation of Abramoff and Scanlon. None of them will talk for the...

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