Samish Nation celebrates treaty rights ruling (January 7, 2005)
The chairman of the Samish Nation of Washington welcomed Thursday's court ruling that allows the tribe to seek a share of the state's salmon catch. Ken Hansen criticized other tribes for opposing his tribe's fishing rights bid. Nine other tribes...
Police fatally shoot Native man on Manitoba reserve (January 7, 2005)
A series of investigations have been launched into the fatal shooting of a Native man on the Norway House First Nation in Manitoba. Dennis St. Paul, 28, was killed by a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer on Monday. Paul was...
Yellow Bird: New Year brings out unusual traditions (January 7, 2005)
"We have some extraordinary traditions in this country. The new year brings about many of the best and some unusual ones, too. One of the most common is making New Year's resolutions. I rarely make resolutions because I seem to...
Tribal leader addresses North Dakota Legislature (January 7, 2005)
The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe delivered the State of the Tribal-State Relationship address to the North Dakota Legislature on Thursday. Charles W. Murphy said the tribes have been working well with the state. He cited the benefits...
Gaming tribes set up relief fund for tsunami victims (January 7, 2005)
Gaming tribes have set up a relief fund to aid the victims of the South Asian tsunami that has claimed the lives of more than 140,000 people in 11 countries. Tribal leaders hope to raise $1 million for tsunami relief...
Appeals court backs Washington tribe's treaty claim (January 7, 2005)
A Washington tribe that was wrongly denied federal recognition more than 30 years ago moved a big step closer to reclaiming its fishing rights on Thursday. In a 2-1 decision, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way for...
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