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December 15, 2004
Congressman subject of inquiry for Abramoff ties
Rep. Bob Ney (R-Ohio) is being investigated by the House Ethics Committee for his involvement with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, The Hill newspaper reports. Ney welcomes the probe in order...

Republican Thune to meet with tribal leaders
A month after defeating Democrat Sen. Tom Daschle in the most expensive Senate race in history, Republican John Thune will meet with representatives of South Dakota's nine tribes. Tribal...

Burns holds 'veto' over bison range agreement
Sen. Conrad Burns (R-Montana) hasn't decided whether to oppose a Montana tribe's agreement to share management of the National Refuge Range, The Missoulian reports. Burns has the power to veto...

Winterization of Blackfeet homes to continue
The Blackfeet Nation of Montana has allowed a non-profit organization to continue weatherization of homes on the reservation. The tribe had ordered Crews from Opportunities Inc. off the reservation for...

Editorial: House failed on Sand Creek Massacre site
"The federal government is prepared to make the location of the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre a national historic site, but the widely supported move fell between the congressional cracks this...

Former Navajo president opposes water deal
Former Navajo Nation chairman Peter MacDonald is warning the tribe not to accept a water rights settlement with the state of New Mexico and the federal government. MacDonald says the...

Lakota Nation Invitational kicks off in South Dakota
The 28th annual Lakota Nation Invitational kicks off today in Rapid City, South Dakota. The invitational draws boys and girls teams from nine reservations for a heated basketball competition. As...

School board rejects Ho-Chunk Nation's donation
A school board in Chicago suburb has rejected a $20,000 donation from the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin. John Dall, a Chicago resident and Ho-Chunk legislator, tried to give the check...

Montana tribe to share management of bison range
A Montana tribe will share management of a national wildlife refuge under a controversial agreement being signed today by the Bush administration. In only the second deal of its kind,...

Government blamed for Native tuberculosis outbreak
Leaders of the York Factory First Nation in northern Manitoba are blaming government officials for an extremely high rate of tuberculosis on the remote reserve. In the past three years,...

Tribe's sponsorship of university raises flags
The Barona Band of Mission Indians has donated $1 million to San Diego State University over the past 12 years in a sponsorship arrangement that has some concerned. The tribe...

Campo Band signs contract for proposed landfill
The Campo Band of Kumeyaay Indians of California has approved a contract to build the first large-scale commercial landfill on Indian land. The tribe signed an agreement with BLT Enterprises...

State board approves landfill opposed by Pala Band
The California Integrated Waste Management Board voted 3-2 on Tuesday to approve a permit for a landfill opposed by the Pala Band of Mission Indians. The tribe says the Gregory...

Study finds flaws in education of Native children
A two-year study has found major failures in the education of Innu children in Labrador, CBC News reports. The study looks into the education system established by Canada when an...

United States, Britain holding up indigenous rights
The United States and the United Kingdom are holding back the United Nations draft declaration on indigenous rights, Native leaders say. Indigenous representatives from the U.S., Canada and Mexico staged...

Inuits to file human rights claim against United States
Canadian Inuits living in the Arctic plan to file a human rights claim against the United States, The New York Times reports The Inuits will seek a ruling from the...

Study: Only one Native American on television
Only one Native American appears on network television and it's a cartoon character, according to a study released on Tuesday. The Chicano Studies Research Center at the University of California,...

Former Kickapoo chairman still in federal custody
The former chairman of the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas remained in federal custody on Tuesday for allegedly stealing more than $900,000 from the tribe. Raul Garza, 62, is one of...

Decision could keep power plant open past 2005
A power plant whose pending shutdown would affect the Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation has been given more time to study some key issues. The Mohave Generating Station in...

Jodi Rave: What was 'Kokopelli' professor thinking?
"What was professor Andrew Gulliford thinking? Had he convinced himself his Native students were truly tacit and would stand for publication of their names, thoughts and ideas without consent? Gulliford,...

University of New Mexico to offer Native studies
The University of New Mexico's board of regents approved a new bachelor's degree program in Native American studies on Tuesday. UNM already has a minor in Native studies but students...

Denver Post: Campbell missed final vote of career
Retiring Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colorado) missed the last vote of his career in order to make a speech in Denver and meet with a powerful gaming mogul in Las...

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