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December 10, 2004
Nipmuc Nation loses backer of recognition bid (12/10)
Norton to remain on job for second Bush term (12/10)
South Dakota tribe's college still in limbo (12/10)
Fond du Lac Band beefing up police presence (12/10)
University considers return of 'Warriors' nickname (12/10)
Congressman questioned during lobbyist probe (12/10)
Lawmakers ask Norton to block tribe's recognition (12/10)
Resurrection of 'Redskins' mascot stirs debate (12/10)
Indian woman from Maine voted off 'Survivor' (12/10)
Six indicted for stealing from Kickapoo Tribe (12/10)
Three tribes diversify holdings with new hotel (12/10)
San Manuel Band moves to develop prime parcel (12/10)
International court awards $7.9M for massacre (12/10)
South Carolina tribe suffers major setbacks (12/10)
Civil rights pick opposes affirmative action (12/10)
Federal judge who was blocked by Senate retires (12/10)
Intelligence reform bill expands police powers (12/10)
Wampanoag Tribe to appeal sovereignty case (12/10)
Massachusetts court deals blow to tribe's sovereignty (12/10)
Tribal college to add three more online courses (12/10)

December 09, 2004
Memorial to students killed in accident dedicated (12/09)
Native Hawaiians call for change in NAGPRA (12/09)
BIA admits mistake in handling of recognition case (12/09)
Ex-BIA librarian sentenced for child sexual abuse (12/09)
BIA sees opposition on reservation power plant (12/09)
Navajo Nation Boys and Girls Clubs close doors again (12/09)
Police still searching for killer of Indian women (12/09)
Nuclear industry won't support tribal waste site (12/09)
County rejects reservation charter school (12/09)
Omnibus includes funds for tribal bison contracts (12/09)
Tribal partnership to break ground on hotel (12/09)
Ex-gang member's Native center job questioned (12/09)
Jailed Kickapoo leader claims no knowledge of English (12/09)
Tribe's police force quits over lack of support (12/09)
Tribe's bison herd poses management problems (12/09)
Crow chairman promises more resource development (12/09)
Connecticut tribe confident on recognition bid (12/09)
Civil Rights Commission now leans conservative (12/09)
Treasury Secretary Snow to stay in Bush Cabinet (12/09)
Indian Eddie: My take on the latest Indian news (12/09)

December 08, 2004
Judge denies tribal jurisdiction over Indian descendant (12/08)
Gates Foundation awards grant for Indian education (12/08)
Rival factions tie up Cheyenne-Arapaho business (12/08)
Campbell making plans for private life again (12/08)
Shakopee Tribe plans to build sewage treatment plant (12/08)
Third man jailed for Indian gang-related shooting (12/08)
Diabetes an epidemic among Manitoba Natives (12/08)
Canadian court approves class action for school abuse (12/08)
Criminal charges laid against ex-Kickapoo leaders (12/08)
Tribal partnership to build another hotel (12/08)
Washington tribes worried about new salmon plan (12/08)
Inhofe asked to stop gaming on newly acquired lands (12/08)
Elderly Navajo woman believed to be killed by dogs (12/08)
Top two members on Civil Rights Commission resign (12/08)
Top Interior official resigns from Bush administration (12/08)
Griles blames controversies on Bush opponents (12/08)
Change in Alaska Native culture leads to cancers (12/08)
Alaska Native village deals with major water crisis (12/08)
Two hunting accidents rile San Carlos Apache Tribe (12/08)
Former employees allege bias at Leech Lake Tribe (12/08)
Gila River Tribe one of DC's biggest lobbyists (12/08)

December 07, 2004
Agencies still in conflict over off-reservation gaming (12/07)
Gold mining again poses threat to California tribe (12/07)
Two former leaders of Kickapoo Tribe arrested (12/07)
Museum takes down marker that offended tribe (12/07)
Mohegan Tribe buys six properties for $7.1M (12/07)
Labor union challenges tribe's Indian preference (12/07)
Nearly 300 Yellowstone bison slaughtered this year (12/07)
United Keetowah Band elects new government (12/07)
Montana group proposes $23M for Indian education (12/07)
Indian political party wins Bolivian elections (12/07)
Audit finds problems at Native housing authority (12/07)
Supreme Court hears death penalty case again (12/07)
Bush appoints new head of Civil Rights Commission (12/07)
Congress puts finishing touch on $388B omnibus (12/07)
Reid's Supreme Court comments stir debate (12/07)
IRS targets tribal tax-exempt bond financing deals (12/07)
Aquash murder suspect told medicine man of crime (12/07)
Yellow Bird: Bridges tell history of North Dakota tribe (12/07)
Oglala Sioux Tribe upgrades dispatch center (12/07)
Christmas comes early for Cheyenne River youth (12/07)
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe developing wind farm (12/07)
Colville Tribes council member resigns after conviction (12/07)

December 06, 2004
Appraiser warned DOI of undervaluation of Indian lands (12/06)
Appeals court supports Lamberth's authority on IT (12/06)
Swinomish Tribe battles county over trust land request (12/06)
Tribes' Washington DC hotel nears completion (12/06)
Tulalip Tribes to repay misspent houding funds (12/06)
Federal labor board to hold hearing involving tribe (12/06)
Changes proposed in tribe's role at bison range (12/06)
Anthropologist has alternate theory for cannibalism (12/06)
Embattled Goshute chairman remains in power (12/06)
Extradition hearing to begin in Aquash murder case (12/06)
Perspective: 'Scoop' of Indian children was genocide (12/06)
Thompson resigns from Health and Human Services (12/06)
Sen. Reid calls Justice Thomas 'an embarrassment' (12/06)
Southern Ute Tribe sees leadership shakeup (12/06)
Nisqually Chief Leschi gets rehearing on murder (12/06)
Lumbee Supreme Court orders new district elections (12/06)
Cheyenne-Arapaho members protest inaction on trust (12/06)
Bush signs Osage Nation and IHS facility bills into law (12/06)
Boston moves to repeal old law banning Natives (12/06)
Jeff Benedict: Tribal recognition driven by greed (12/06)
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Native Sun News Today: Tribal leaders named to national environmental panel
Native Sun News Today: Tribal leaders named to national environmental panel
Chairman Mark Fox of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation has been thrust into the spotlight with a new role.

James Giago Davies: One of these days we are going to actually read the book
James Giago Davies: One of these days we are going to actually read the book
In every Wasicu church, and on every reservation, are holy men who can’t even tell you what caused the sky to be blue or thunder to crackle.

Hopi Tribe seeks support for long-overdue land transfer
Hopi Tribe seeks support for long-overdue land transfer
The Hopi Tribe is looking to federal government to fulfill a long-overdue promise that's connected to a seemingly endless land dispute.

Lac du Flambeau Band awaits results of autopsy in search for missing man
Lac du Flambeau Band awaits results of autopsy in search for missing man
Family and friends are offering tributes to Antonio Roché, a 24-year-old Lac du Flambeau man who went missing earlier this month.

Redding Rancheria pays tribute to late former chairwoman Barbara Murphy
Redding Rancheria pays tribute to late former chairwoman Barbara Murphy
Barbara Murphy, a former chairwoman of the Redding Rancheria, passed away on May 8. She was 79.

Agua Caliente Band donates $25,000 in gear to local fire department
Agua Caliente Band donates $25,000 in gear to local fire department
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is helping out a new crew of firefighters in southern California.

Tribes continue to weigh impact of Supreme Court ruling on sports betting
Tribes are welcoming the opportunity to engage in sports betting following a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Tribes lose out in funding bill includes money for Trump reorganization
Tribes lose out in funding bill that includes money for Trump reorganization
A funding bill advancing on Capitol Hill is a win overall for Indian Country except for one big issue: a reorganization that tribes know little to nothing about.

Tribal items still going up for sale as lawmakers advance STOP Act
Tribal items still going up for sale as lawmakers advance STOP Act
A bipartisan bill aimed at stopping the trafficking of tribal items is taking a step forward on Capitol Hill amid ongoing concern over the sale of cultural property.

Native Sun News Today: Indigenous people 'criminalized, detained and sent to prisons'
Indigenous people often 'criminalized, detained and sent to prisons'
A top United Nations official is finding commonalities among indigenous struggles throughout the Americas.

YES! Magazine: Indigenous women reclaim traditions in pipeline fight
YES! Magazine: Indigenous women reclaim traditions in pipeline fight
With affordable and energy-efficient tiny houses, indigenous women are bringing back elements of Secwepemc culture.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Keeping Indian Country oppressed seems be the norm today
Ivan Star Comes Out: Keeping Indian Country oppressed seems be the norm today
We are blindly forging ahead when we should be learning our history from the inside out.

Museum in Germany returns items stolen from Native graves in Alaska
Museum in Germany returns items stolen from Native graves in Alaska
A museum in Germany is returning items that were stolen from Native graves in Alaska to their rightful place.

'Talks have broken down': Shinnecock Nation seeks role in golf tournament
'Talks have broken down': Shinnecock Nation seeks role in golf tournament
The Shinnecock Nation is working to reach an agreement with the hosts of the U.S. Open, a popular golf tournament that is taking place on stolen land.

Indian activist known for anti-mascot work pleads guilty to theft
Indian activist known for anti-mascot work pleads guilty to theft
Apache activist Robert Roche, who appeared in an iconic photo confronting a baseball fan, faces prison time for stealing federal funds.

Trump administration goes against tribal interests in treaty case
Trump administration goes against tribal interests in treaty case
After seven months, the Trump administration has finally provided its views in a closely-watched treaty rights case and it's not looking good for Indian Country.

'It was a travesty': Exhibit portrays Wounded Knee Massacre
'It was a travesty': Exhibit portrays Wounded Knee Massacre
An unprecedented audio-visual art exhibit about the Wounded Knee Massacre is traveling around South Dakota.

Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan cruises to victory on primary night
Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan cruises to victory on primary night
Paulette Jordan, a citizen of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, won a convincing primary victory in her bid to be the next governor of Idaho.

Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux tribal leaders try to hold onto power
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux tribal leaders try to hold onto power
Most, if not all, elected officials supported constitutional reform during the elections, but now only a handful are still hard at it and willing to keep their promises.

Security firm hired by Dakota Access still won't admit wrongdoing
Security firm hired by Dakota Access still won't admit wrongdoing
TigerSwan, hired by the wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline, is trying to clear its name in North Dakota.

Cherokee Nation sees success with 'trailblazing' program for hepatitis C
Cherokee Nation sees success with 'trailblazing' program for hepatitis C
The Cherokee Nation is reducing hepatitis C among its citizens, reporting a 90 percent cure rate for those testing positive.

'A blatant slap in the face': Tribes oppose land transfer bill in Nevada
'A blatant slap in the face': Tribes oppose land transfer bill in Nevada
The Yerington Paiute Tribe and the Walker River Paiute Tribe are slamming a land transfer bill that was drafted without their input.

Ramapough Lunaape Nation goes to court to protect prayer camp
Ramapough Lunaape Nation goes to court to protect prayer camp
Citing a 'historical pattern and practice of harassment,' the Ramapough Lunaape Nation is trying to protect a prayer camp on ancestral land.

Mashantucket and Mohegan interested in pursuing casinos in Japan
Two tribes are looking to the Land of the Rising Sun as they explore opportunities beyond their homelands in Connecticut.

Police officer's rifle went off inside Suquamish Tribe's casino
Authorities are looking into an incident in which a police officer's rifle was inadvertently discharged at the casino owned by the Suquamish Tribe.

Tribes continue to rely on key lawmakers for help with funding
Tribes continue to rely on key lawmakers for help with funding
With few people in their corner in the Trump administration, tribes are once again relying on Congress to fulfill the federal government's trust and treaty responsibilities.

Congress set to clear economic development bill for tribes in Oregon
Congress set to clear economic development bill for tribes in Oregon
President Donald Trump will soon be getting another Indian bill to sign thanks to bipartisan action on Capitol Hill.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs moves quickly on pro-tribal farm bill
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs moves quickly on pro-tribal farm bill
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is working to ensure the Farm Bill doesn't leave tribal communities behind.

Bureau of Indian Education faces questions about safety and security
Bureau of Indian Education faces questions about safety and security
Are Bureau of Indian Education schools safe and secure? That's a question being posed on Capitol Hill.

Cronkite News: Native voters still face obstacles at the polls
Cronkite News: Native voters still face obstacles at the polls
Voting can still be a challenge for Native Americans, who may face language barriers, registration difficulties and a lack of access to polling places and government services.

Oneida Nation already lining up sports betting after Supreme Court ruling
Well that was fast. The Oneida Nation plans to offer sports betting in the 'near future' on its homelands in New York.

'We do not go away': Native community protests racism and aggression
'We do not go away': Native community protests racism and aggression
Native people are continuing to call for justice following a series of incidents they say demonstrate racism and aggression in Nebraska.

Another Indian law case in limbo as high court turns to Trump again
Another Indian law case in limbo as high court turns to Trump again
The nation's highest court keeps asking the Trump administration for guidance despite a lack of leadership in key Indian policy positions.

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