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October 15, 2004
Opinion: Lobbyist scandal goes all the way to Bush (10/15)
Ron Allen, Wilma Mankiller: Bush too little, too late (10/15)
South Dakota GOP workers sent to Bush campaign (10/15)
Arrest made in fatal shooting at Northern Cheyenne (10/15)
Judge dismisses charges in Nez Perce hunting case (10/15)
Indian education summit underway in Montana (10/15)
Utah tribe to open health care facilities in Michigan (10/15)
Editorial: Campbell shouldn't mess with NAGPRA (10/15)
Opinion: Be proud of Wal-Mart, and Columbus too (10/15)
Parents continue protest at First Nation school (10/15)
Hurricanes uncover burial mound in Florida (10/15)
Tribes worry Supreme Court is eroding sovereignty (10/15)
Brazilian president won't certify reservation (10/15)
Nuclear waste on reservation may be permanent (10/15)
Letter: Tax break for Eskimo whalers deserved (10/15)
Indian fisherman worried about mercury pollution (10/15)
Congressman's anti-gaming push backed by tribe (10/15)

October 14, 2004
Winona LaDuke: Why I'm voting for John Kerry (10/14)
NCAI 04 Wrapup: Day 3 (10/14)
Man sentenced in Crow tribal kickback scheme (10/14)
Company agrees to fund Black Mesa water study (10/14)
Attendance at Black Hills pow-wow increases (10/14)
Letter: Indians better off thanks to Columbus (10/14)
Judge raises judgment against Pequot tribe to $14M (10/14)
Navajos cite mismanagement at housing project (10/14)
Tribe's management at bison range will save money (10/14)
Burns-Paiute man sentenced for sexual abuse (10/14)
South Dakota GOP warns of possible irregularities (10/14)
Rally in North Dakota aims to 'stop' Lewis and Clark (10/14)
Minnesota targeted in Native Vote 2004 campaign (10/14)
Native parents question testing of children by school (10/14)
All Native basketball team for ABA will probably fold (10/14)
IHS employee pleads guilty to taking from tribe (10/14)
Young Indian women in Bolivia avoid traditional dress (10/14)
Miccosukee Tribe skeptical of state cleanup plan (10/14)
Prescription drug cards provide discounts for Natives (10/14)

October 13, 2004
NCAI 04 Wrapup: Day 2 (10/13)
Ojibwas working to save wild rice traditions (10/13)
Daschle, Thune fight for Native votes in South Dakota (10/13)
Manitoba rejects assertion of Metis hunting rights (10/13)
Janklow accuses GOP vote program of 'cheating' (10/13)
Archaeologist ruffles through tribe's trash pit (10/13)
Chief accused of cheating First Nation on oil deal (10/13)
Judge holds back tapes in Native man's death (10/13)
Telescope site opposed by tribes to be dedicated (10/13)
Oneida Nation negotiating service agreements (10/13)
Arizona tribes hope to increase homeownership (10/13)
More remains discovered at Minnesota worksite (10/13)
Editorial: Campbell's two words of mischief in NAGPRA (10/13)

October 12, 2004
Jodi Rave Lee: Trail tells story of Nez Perce (10/12)
NCAI 04 Wrapup: Day 1 (10/12)
Navajo bill clarifies use of peyote on reservation (10/12)
Montana county could appeal voting rights case (10/12)
Native students don't celebrate Columbus Day (10/12)
Early voting starts on Pine Ridge Reservation (10/12)
South Dakota celebrates Native American Day (10/12)
South Dakota GOP under voter fraud investigation (10/12)
Virginia tribes fight for federal recognition (10/12)
Tigua Tribe mum on Washington lobbyists (10/12)
Senate passes Arizona tribal water rights deal (10/12)
Massive transportation bill remains in limbo (10/12)
Health summit focuses on cancer among Indians (10/12)
Yellow Bird: Let's settle dispute over Sakakawea (10/12)
Bad Eagle: Columbus would be surprised today (10/12)
First Nation blocks road to commercial traffi (10/12)

October 11, 2004
First Nations Day recognized North Dakota tribes (10/11)
Alaska tribes oppose decision to allow timber sale (10/11)
Some Native voters don't care for Kerry or Bush (10/11)
Rally opposes nuclear waste dump on reservation (10/11)
Navajo president calls for ouster of George Bush (10/11)
IHS to allow voter registration at facilities (10/11)
Haskell to double student fees, cut student meals (10/11)
Winnebago tribal executive to consult for BIA (10/11)
Teresa Heinz Kerry to speak at NCAI conference (10/11)
Column: Columbus ignored as Natives persevere (10/11)
Utah tribe to investigate placement of children (10/11)
Indian vote in South Dakota still a hot item (10/11)
Mark Trahant: Election changing as we speak (10/11)
Opinion: NMAI a testament to power of Natives (10/11)
10,000 new Indian voters registered in New Mexico (10/11)
Yellow Bird: Discovering the ancestral spirits (10/11)
Russell Means helps open GOP office at Pine Ridge (10/11)
GOP challenge to Native candidate rejected (10/11)
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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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