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November 12, 2004
Vitter 'conned' by group opposing tribe (11/12)
Former BIA law enforcement chief tapped for post (11/12)
Court sides with tribe in law enforcement dispute (11/12)
Washington tribe buys land around sacred site (11/12)
Hearing set for Oneida Nation treaty rights case (11/12)
Native veterans honored in Arizona ceremony (11/12)
Pataki expected to veto Indian tax legislation (11/12)
Indian inmates in Nebraska settle lawsuit (11/12)
Thune sees potential in reservation vote (11/12)
Dakota Commemorative March traces painful journey (11/12)
Rival protest groups leave First Nation school (11/12)
Officers linked to Native teen's death face action (11/12)
Award-winning puppet show presents Makah tales (11/12)
Trip to Peru opens new world for U.S. Natives (11/12)
Navajo man shot to death by police in New Mexico (11/12)
Lummi Nation football team has stellar record (11/12)
Senate leader says GOP won't tolerate filibusters (11/12)
BIA seeks comments on Cowlitz land-into-trust (11/12)
Ex-Marine tapped for tribe's youth coordinator post (11/12)
HHS institutes tobacco-free policy at buildings (11/12)
Opinion: Mascot names perpetrate racism (11/12)

November 11, 2004
Program helps Indian youth through writing (11/11)
Navajo Nation peyote, meth legislation on hold (11/11)
Navajo soldier injured in Iraq awarded Purple Heart (11/11)
Shivwits Band honors veterans with ceremony (11/11)
Oneida woman offers training in 'How to Powwow' (11/11)
Jodi Rave: Native veterans denied home loans (11/11)
Montana school won't take blame for boys' deaths (11/11)
Washington tribe pays $4.4M for state land (11/11)
University course presents Indian parenting (11/11)
Indian Eddie: Indian Country lost with Bush victory (11/11)
First Nation signs $47M deal with Vancouver port (11/11)
Officers linked to teen's death still on the force (11/11)
Hispanic lawyer tapped as attorney general (11/11)
BIA still hasn't ruled on out-of-state land acquisition (11/11)
Reviews: Smithsonian exhibit includes Indian wars (11/11)
Letter: Redskins owner should drop offensive name (11/11)

November 10, 2004
Study finds high infant mortality rate among Natives (11/10)
Lakota man sues WalMart for discrimination (11/10)
Film featuring Onondaga Nation makes its debut (11/10)
Tribal contracts pose conflict for U.S. Supreme Court (11/10)
BIA evicting Navajo police officers and families (11/10)
Oil company accused of not promoting Natives (11/10)
Navajo Republican office plans victory celebration (11/10)
Cobell team predicts victory on accounting, reform (11/10)
Natives changing perspective on 'Indian' holidays (11/10)
DOI says probate bill doesn't solve fractionation (11/10)
Oregon exhibit honors Indian WWII veterans (11/10)
Election troubles continue for Lumbee Tribe (11/10)
New Catawba leaders hope infighting will end (11/10)
Non-Natives to challenge First Nation fishery (11/10)
Rival protests keep First Nation school shuttered (11/10)
Incoming Montana governor reaches out to tribes (11/10)
Michigan seizes two tons of fish from Indian men (11/10)
Hispanic lawyer likely successor to Ashcroft (11/10)

November 09, 2004
Washington court to consider felon voting rights (11/09)
Self-determination case goes before U.S. Supreme Court (11/09)
Forest Service issues plan to protect sacred site (11/09)
Lumbee officials order another district election (11/09)
Yellow Bird: Remembering my brother, a Vietnam vet (11/09)
Tim Giago: GOP moral values will hurt Indian Country (11/09)
Daschle to end Indian voter intimidation suit (11/09)
Assessment finds Arctic warming more rapidly (11/09)
Judge won't dismiss tribe's pollution lawsuit (11/09)
Native kids sent back to dilapidated school (11/09)
Program seeks to help Natives adjust to urban life (11/09)
Rival groups now occupying First Nation school (11/09)
Wyoming tribes seek formal state-tribal policy (11/09)
Indian center in Salt Lake City fight youth obesity (11/09)
Drug cartels offer $500K to kill Shadow Wolves (11/09)
Jodi Rave: Indian issues need more than a month (11/09)
Gila River Indian Community struggles with diabetes (11/09)
Oklahoma's Native languages slowly disappearing (11/09)

November 08, 2004
Judge dismisses $25B BIA boarding school suit (11/08)
Data shows little change in BIA jail population (11/08)
Director of Indian center combats stereotypes (11/08)
Venne wins re-election as chairman of Crow Tribe (11/08)
Mashantucket Tribe elects Reels as vice chair (11/08)
Native community honors mother of Native teen (11/08)
Memorial, tournament set for slain Lakota soldier (11/08)
Reservations called breeding ground for meth (11/08)
Kansas university criticized for Braves mascot (11/08)
Housing, economies a priority for Native woman (11/08)
Wyoming governor warms to discussion over taxes (11/08)
University of Minnesota creates scholarship program (11/08)
Norton won't talk about agenda for next four years (11/08)
Judicial nominations already a hot issue in Senate (11/08)
Mark Trahant: Do political endorsements matter? (11/08)
Fire Thunder credits women for Pine Ridge victory (11/08)
GOP critic of McCain received tribal donations (11/08)
Yellow Bird: Native voters make a difference (11/08)
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Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois people always give thanks to the stars
There are many star stories in the rich oral traditions of the Iroquois.

Farmers and Ranchers: Long-delayed tribal water compact deserves our support
Without action on a compact for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, the consequences for water users, farmers, and ranchers will be dire.

ProPublica: Sentence handed down for death of young Quinault basketball star
A white man in Washington state got 7 1/2 years for a killing some said was fueled by hate.

Cronkite News: Trump's Education secretary defends remarks about undocumented students
Democrats and advocates want Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to disavow her remarks about schools and undocumented students.

Police blame Pawnee man for 'creating a disturbance' while shopping at store
"My heart was hurt, my spirit almost compromised by this," Pawnee citizen Robert Robedeaux says of an incident with police in Oklahoma.

Michigan's highest court accepts case affecting tribe's status as 'local' government
A citizen of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians whose criminal past is hurting his political ambitions is taking his case to a higher power.

Gaming market in Oregon survives after Cowlitz Tribe opens casino
The Cowlitz Tribe recently celebrated the first anniversary of its gaming facility in Washington and its neighbors in Oregon have survived just fine.

Trump administration backs Crow hunter in tribal treaty rights case
The Trump administration has come through for a Crow citizen in a treaty rights dispute. Will it sway the nation's highest court?

It was called the 'Spanish Flu.' But it killed hundreds of Indians too
A worldwide flu pandemic struck Indian Country hard, killing more than 2,000 Navajos and 600 Lakotas one hundred years ago.

Mark Trahant: Three Native women are running for top office in Minnesota
Three Ojibwe women are running for the office of Lt. Governor of Minnesota. Unprecedented?

YES! Magazine: Native hiker helps reclaim indigenous place names
Native climber Len Necefer created indigenous geotags for more than 40 mountains.

Jason Asenap: Confronting colonialism while others celebrate it
How do you honor New Mexico’s colorful past without celebrating violent colonialism in racially charged festivities?

Ivan Star Comes Out: Our children aren't growing up with our culture
From what I have witnessed during my 60-plus years of life, most of our college graduates are culturally handicapped and they do not speak Lakota.

Oops. An Air Force Base lost grenade launcher ammunition on a reservation
A rough reservation road led to the loss of grenade launcher ammunition. The Air Force is offering a $5,000 reward for it.

Online gaming also on the table as Connecticut negotiates with tribes
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are moving closer to online gaming and sports betting in Connecticut.

Trump administration finally informs tribes about dramatic reorganization
After keeping Indian Country in the dark for more than a year, the Trump administration is ready to consult with tribes.

A 'dark period' in American history: Repatriation committee gets back on track
A 'dark period' in American history: Repatriation committee gets back on track
After a long wait, the Trump administration announced new advocates for the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.

'Another threat to water': Fort Peck Tribes angered by oil well spill
Some 600 barrels of oil and 90,000 barrels of production water, also known as brine, spilled from an oil well on the Fort Peck Reservation.

Cronkite News: Trump ally submits signatures for busy Senate race
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio supports everything Donald Trump does. But he's not a "yes man."

Mary Annette Pember: Indian Country Today set for relaunch on June 4
Mark your calendars: the new Indian Country Today debuts at the mid-year session of the National Congress of American Indians.

Malinda Maynor Lowery: Indigenous people are the original Southerners
Malinda Maynor Lowery: Indigenous people are the original Southerners
When people see Southern history in black and white, where are American Indians? A Lumbee citizen asks a key question.

Pamunkey Tribe not invited to local meeting about casino plan
Local officials in Virginia are hosting a town hall to discuss plans for a casino only they haven't invited a key player.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians schedules referendum on alcohol
Citizens of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will decide whether the tribe will operate its own liquor store on the reservation in North Carolina.

School on Pine Ridge Reservation immerses children in Lakota culture
School on Pine Ridge Reservation immerses children in Lakota culture
A school on the Pine Ridge Reservation is immersing children in Lakota culture, turning the tide against genocide and trauma.

Tribes back bill to protect ancestral lands from Trump's energy push
Tribes back bill to protect ancestral lands from Trump's energy push
Tribal leaders want to prevent the Trump administration from allowing energy development on ancestral lands.

House committee set to advance Republican-sponsored Indian bills
House committee set to advance Republican-sponsored Indian bills
The House Committee on Natural Resources is due to advance three Indian bills at a markup session on Capitol Hill.

Indian Health Service back in the hot seat with budget hearing
Indian Health Service back in the hot seat with budget hearing
It's almost been a year since the Indian Health Service came under heavy fire before lawmakers who control the agency's funding.

Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache activist joins rally at U.S. Capitol
Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache activist joins rally at U.S. Capitol
'There are many issues that need to be addressed, but Congress doesn’t matter if there’s no water,' said Apache activist Wendsler Nosie Sr.

Graham Lee Brewer: Discrimination against Native students all too common
Graham Lee Brewer: Discrimination against Native students all too common
Discrimination against two young Mohawk men at Colorado State University highlights an all-too-common misunderstanding.

Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan could be the first Native governor
Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan could be the first Native governor
Conventional wisdom says Paulette Jordan has no chance, but Idaho is changing fast.

Scrambled Eggs: How the Trump team is mixing up the Bureau of Indian Affairs
Scrambled Eggs: How the Trump team is mixing up the Bureau of Indian Affairs
Still wondering about that reorganization? A former Bureau of Indian Affairs official explains it.

Yakama Nation dedicates new center to help veterans with services
Yakama Nation dedicates new center to help veterans with services
The Yakama Warriors Association finally has a place to call home on the reservation in Washington.

Teen ordered to apologize to treaty tribes for starting massive fire
Teen ordered to apologize to treaty tribes for starting massive fire
A 15-year-old boy started a massive fire that endangered treaty and cultural resources along the Columbia River.

Navajo Nation casinos generate another $10 million for chapter communities
Gaming continues to benefit communities on the Navajo Nation.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gains local support for homelands legislation
After seeing some initial opposition, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has gained local support for a bill to protect its homelands in Massachusetts.

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