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September 17, 2004
(09/17)
Some faculty, students question SIPI president (09/17)
Panel to discuss voting issues on Navajo Nation (09/17)
Native artists hosting show during NMAI opening (09/17)
Democrats protest Murkowski land swap legislation (09/17)
Stevens rider allows land swap with Native corporation (09/17)
Tribal group joins fight over Gilroy development (09/17)
Opinion: Cherokees learned bigotry from Baptists (09/17)
Skokomish Tribe helps save canal from fish dumping (09/17)
Appeal planned in South Dakota voting rights case (09/17)
Canada wants abuse victim to return settlement (09/17)
Lumbee Tribe adopts budget with reduced salaries (09/17)
Redesigned nickel includes image of bison (09/17)
Woman counters Coburn on forced sterilization (09/17)
GOP candidate says Cherokees aren't real Indians (09/17)

September 16, 2004
Cole says Chickasaw Nation made promises on land (09/16)
Bush administration challenges trust fund ruling (09/16)
Natives get ready to descend on DC for NMAI fest (09/16)
Moving ceremony pays tribute to fallen Navajo warrior (09/16)
NMAI staff show off 'truly Native place' to first visitors (09/16)
County faults Nevada tribe over inmate procedures (09/16)
Man wants Lewis and Clark group to skip Pine Ridge (09/16)
Handling of South Dakota IHS hospital criticized (09/16)
Judge: South Dakota violated Indian voting rights (09/16)
Norton's intervention won't help Native corporation (09/16)
Shoshone-Bannock officials explain school firings (09/16)
Oregon tribe to retrace route of forced removal (09/16)
Group opposing Poarch Creeks tied to tribal lobbyists (09/16)
Samish Nation regains trust land after a century (09/16)
Blackfeet Nation signs law enforcement pact (09/16)
Montana tribe takes questions on role at bison range (09/16)
Senate panel approves $5.5M for Meskwaki school (09/16)
Non-recognized Virginia tribes welcome NMAI opening (09/16)

September 15, 2004
Opinion: Chief Illiniwek will take his last dance soon (09/15)
Tim Giago: Eastern tribes are African-American (09/15)
Appeals court blocks release of contempt reports (09/15)
City narrowly backs tribe's bid for recognition (09/15)
Cobell: Bush and Norton not serious about justice (09/15)
Crow woman manages Chief Plenty Coups Park (09/15)
Agua Caliente Band among largest donors to NMAI (09/15)
Lawyer: Tribe lacks authority 'over white people' (09/15)
BIA police chief accepts position at central office (09/15)
First Nations want oil and gas sites cleaned up (09/15)
Health care funding boost called inadequate (09/15)
Study: Pregnant Native women have higher HIV rates (09/15)
NMAI curators seek to translate culture for visitors (09/15)
Project seeks to restore Colorado River habitat (09/15)
Panel seeks stronger warning on antidepressant use (09/15)
California tribe won't pay Choctaw man for loan (09/15)
Senate candidate Coburn denies malpractice (09/15)

September 14, 2004
Jodi Rave Lee: Native image on coin inspires pride (09/14)
Museum opening allows focus on top tribal issues (09/14)
Progress cited in Oneida Nation land claim negotiations (09/14)
Mohegan elder reprimanded for drunk-driving incident (09/14)
Alaska Native corporations reject pipeline project (09/14)
Navajo council asked to choose Renzi over Babbitt (09/14)
Former Miss Navajo Nation released from prison (09/14)
Indian-owned business earns top SBA honor (09/14)
Choctaw woman raises awareness in Indiana (09/14)
Yellow Bird: Support the troops, but not the war (09/14)
Judge says misconduct occurred in Peltier case (09/14)
Eastern Cherokees choose 10 events for NMAI exhibit (09/14)
Narragansett Tribe seeks protections for site (09/14)
First Nation leaders take health concerns to the top (09/14)
FDA links antidepressants to suicide in children (09/14)
Developer says housing won't harm cultural sites (09/14)
Sho-Ban teachers stage walkout over shakeup (09/14)
Winnemem Wintu Tribe goes to war for sacred sites (09/14)
Fond du Lac Band's gas station stirs competition (09/14)

September 13, 2004
NCAI between 'rock and a hard place' on labor rider (09/13)
Utah grandmother jailed for abusing grandsons (09/13)
Navajo convert's dance group headed to NMAI (09/13)
Navajo Nation vote seen as key in upcoming election (09/13)
Developer removes about 400 remains from burial site (09/13)
Gwich'in village is test site for coalbed methane (09/13)
Nez Perce ceremony marks 1877 battle with Army (09/13)
Miss Indian Nations crowned at United Tribes powwow (09/13)
Indian museum finds a home on the National Mall (09/13)
Native Vote 2004 to monitor voting in several states (09/13)
ACLU expands efforts to Minnesota reservations (09/13)
Native rocker to get out the vote in Minnesota (09/13)
Jumano Apaches in Texas seek federal recognition (09/13)
Opinion: Sovereignty not afforded to all Indians (09/13)
Mark Trahant: What happened to Pakistan? bin Laden? (09/13)
Coushattas used lobbyists to spy on tribes, critics (09/13)
Mississippi Choctaws turn over lobbying documents (09/13)
Editorial: Tribes had no concept of 'private property' (09/13)
Yellow Bird: Singing to myself about a new highway (09/13)
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Winnebago Tribe fights back in court after 'attack on sovereignty'
Winnebago Tribe fights back in court after 'attack on sovereignty'
A raid on the Winnebago Tribe's tobacco operations has spawned a new lawsuit in federal court.

HEARTH Act remains popular as tribes assert more control on homelands
HEARTH Act remains popular as tribes assert more control on homelands
Tribes are making the federal government get out of the way when it comes to leasing on their homelands.

Video: Navajo Code Talker Roy Hawthorne shares his story for veterans project
Video: Navajo Code Talker Roy Hawthorne shares his story for veterans project
The Navajo Nation lost one of its heroes with the passing of Roy Hawthorne, Sr., one of the famed Code Talkers.

Native Sun News Today: Mining near sacred site has 'torn up' roadway
Native Sun News Today: Mining near sacred site has 'torn up' roadway
Gold prospectors are drilling on land adjacent to Pe’ Sla in the Black Hills, a sacred site held in trust for tribes.

Mark Trahant: Trump administration sabotages the treaty and trust relationship
Mark Trahant: Trump administration sabotages the treaty and trust relationship
The Trump administration maintains tribes are a race rather than sovereign governments, implicating the flow of Medicaid dollars to Indian Country.

Graham Lee Brewer: A bipartisan meltdown over the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
Graham Lee Brewer: A bipartisan meltdown over the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
A bill exempting tribal nations from labor regulations fails in the Senate as union concerns trump sovereignty.

Cronkite News: White Mountain Apache Tribe water project stalls in Washington
Cronkite News: White Mountain Apache Tribe water project stalls in Washington
Labor unions and Indian water rights aren’t usually associated with one another. But to the White Mountain Apache Tribe they’re currently tightly entwined.

MSU News: Northern Cheyenne student lands prestigious Udall Scholarship
MSU News: Northern Cheyenne student lands prestigious Udall Scholarship
A Montana State University student is one step closer to his goal of developing renewable energy projects for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces local questions about homelands bill
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is seeing support in the nation's capital for a bill to protect its homelands but the situation looks a little different back home.

Gila River Indian Community ranks third in top lobbying contracts in DC
Gila River Indian Community ranks third in top lobbying contracts in DC
The Gila River Indian Community spends big in the nation's capital, with a team of lobbyists working on health care, education and other key issues.

Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to include tribes in jobs for every American program
Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to include tribes in jobs for every American program
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is drafting legislation to guarantee a job to every willing American.

Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for movement on off-reservation casino
It's been more than five years since the Ho-Chunk Nation has since action on its off-reservation casino. What gives?

Tribes prepare for takeover of troubled Indian Health Service hospital
Tribes prepare for takeover of troubled Indian Health Service hospital
Citing chronic underfunding and inaction at the federal level, tribes in the Great Plains are planning to take over a troubled Indian Health Service hospital.

Navajo Nation mourns passing of Code Talker Roy Hawthorne at age of 92
Navajo Nation mourns passing of Code Talker Roy Hawthorne at age of 92
'I always stress to people that we aren’t heroes,' said the late Roy Hawthorne, Sr. 'We were chosen to serve in the Marine Corps and bring liberty to the enemy.'

Bill to repeal old ban on distilleries in Indian Country gets first hearing
Bill to repeal old ban on distilleries in Indian Country gets first hearing
A bill that repeals a remnant of a more paternalistic era in federal Indian policy is getting its first airing on Capitol Hill.

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe weighs in on local election with three citizens on ballot
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe weighs in on local election with three citizens on ballot
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is getting out the Native vote ahead of an upcoming election in New York.

Chippewa Cree Tribe breaks ground on youth-driven skate park on reservation
Chippewa Cree Tribe breaks ground on youth-driven skate park on reservation
A skate park is coming to the Rocky Boy's Reservation thanks to action from Chippewa Cree youth and some high-profile support.

Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe weighs rights for off-reservation citizens
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe weighs rights for off-reservation citizens
An Oglala Sioux Tribe task force wants citizens who live within treaty boundaries included in elections.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: President Trump is tearing the Republican Party, and America, down
Editorial: President Trump is tearing the Republican Party, and America, down
What is normal and what is not in the Donald Trump era? Morality has been thrown out of the window.

Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu: I am Kanaka first. I am Native Hawaiian first.
Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu: I am Kanaka first. I am Native Hawaiian first.
Aloha allows us to always have a commonality, regardless of our politics or gender expression.

Top Trump officials skipped out on tribal consultation session amid big changes
Top Trump officials skipped out on tribal consultation session amid big changes
Tribes are being excluded as the Department of Health and Human Services refuses to take a stand on Medicaid and the first Americans.

Tribes welcome probe of Trump administration's handling of key agreements
The Trump administration is facing another internal investigation, this one over the handling of gaming agreements for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Comanche Nation citizens warned of big hit from rival Chickasaw Nation casino
The Comanche Nation is expecting a 25 percent decline in revenues at one of its gaming facilities, and tribal citizens will feel the pain too.

Pamunkey Tribe connected to acquisition of land by gaming company
The recently recognized Pamunkey Tribe is moving full steam ahead with plans for a gaming facility in Virginia.

Man accused of killing indigenous healer dies in apparent lynching in Peru
Man accused of killing indigenous healer dies in apparent lynching in Peru
Olivia Arévalo, an 81-year-old indigenous leader, was killed in Peru and her community apparently took justice in its own hands.

Fired police officer won't go to trial for death of Native man until next year
The Native community is demanding justice for the death of Zachary Bearheels at the hands of police officers in Omaha, Nebraska.

Native Sun News Today: Spotted Eagle promises 'Faith, Hope and Leadership'
Native Sun News Today: Spotted Eagle promises 'Faith, Hope and Leadership'
A strong sense of place dictates Faith Spotted Eagle's priorities as she seeks public office in South Dakota.

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: An Indian man walks into court and asks a judge to do the right thing
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: An Indian man walks into court and asks a judge to do the right thing
It was an astonishing day for Chase Iron Eyes as he went before a white-man judge in North Dakota.

YES! Magazine: Native language schools are taking back education for their people
YES! Magazine: Native language schools are taking back education for their people
The last fluent speakers of Wôpanâak passed away more than a century ago. A school is working to revive the language.

Jaclyn Lanae: Another Earth Day is upon us. Here's how you can get involved
Jaclyn Lanae: Another Earth Day is upon us. Here's how you can get involved
There are many reasons to gather together around a single idea, a particular cause but Earth Day is perhaps the single most important cause.

James Giago Davies: A dozen Lakota drivers race into action at the Speedway
James Giago Davies: A dozen Lakota drivers race into action at the Speedway
Folks in Lakota country would be surprised at the number of Native drivers that make up the grid at the Black Hills Speedway in South Dakota.

Mechoopda Tribe: 'Enough is enough' as appeals court rules in homelands case
The Mechoopda Tribe is still willing to sit down with local opponents to discuss plans for a long-delayed casino in northern California.

Only caribou herd in lower 48 United States declared 'functionally extinct'
The only caribou herd in the lower 48 United States has been declared 'functionally extinct' because it is down to just three animals.

Tribes kept in the dark as Trump administration rolls on with reorganization
Despite claims by the Trump administration that it won't move forward with a reorganization without Indian Country's input, tribes continue to be excluded.

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