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• •Windy Boy wins Rocky Boy's seat (Great Falls Tribune) 12/12/04

• •Anthony Burch tapped to help lead Southern Ute tribe (Durango Herald) 11/11/04

• •United Keetoowah Band elects new chief, councilors in runoff (The Muskogee Phoenix) 12/08/04

• •Skull Valley Goshute challenge leadership (Indian Country Today) 12/06/04

• •Lumbees to vote again (The Fayetteville Observer) 12/5/04

• •Protest urges trust fund distribution (The Oklahoman) 12/4/04

• • Southern Utes tap new acting chairman (Durango Herald) 12/4/04

• •Catawba landmarks close doors (The Herald) 12/2/04

• •Wampanoag Tribe elects new tribe leader (The Martha's Vineyard Times) 11/24/04

• •Longtime Barona head ousted in tribal vote (The San Diego Union-Tribune) 11/24/04

• •Skull Valley Goshutes' elections attempt fails (Salt Lake Tribune) 11/21/04

• •Tribe to inaugurate president today (Billings Gazette) 11/15/04

• • New Catawbas leaders want to heal rifts (Charlotte Observer) 11/10/04

• • Tribe sets election for Feb. 12 after lengthy debate (Lahontan Valley News) 11/5/04

• • Tribal official says election will go on despite chairman's order (Grand Forks Herald) 10/31/04

• • Stevens shifts stance on Alaska Native regionalization (Indianz.com) 10/29/04

• • Coyote tribal meeting ends with no dispute settlement (Ukiah Daily Journal) 10/22/04

• • Lenapes claim Posten is not tribe's chief (The Intelligencer) 10/6/04

• • New charges filed in Crow fund scandal (The Billings Gazette) 9/1/04

• •Council votes to keep tribe’s AG (Farmington Daily Times) 8/28/04

• •Legal Dispute puts Senecas at Odds Over their Casinos (Buffalo News) 8/16

• • Tribe Files Suit Against Former Chairman, Staff (Evening News) 8/13

• • New chairman at Red Lake aiming to address range of issues (Bemidji Pioneer) 8/11

• • Coushatta leader threatens legal action against recall organizer (Sarasota Herald-Tribune) 8/8

• • Activist Aids Anti-BIA Crow Group (Billings Gazette) 07/30

• • Navajo Experts on Crime Seek Reconciliation, Not Retribution (Lawrence Journal World) 07/29

• •Kickapoo Trespassing Trial Date Set for Aug. 13 (newsok.com) 07/27 * requires sign

• •A Tribe Divided against Itself? Timbisha Tribe Turmoil -- Again (Hesperia Star) 07/27

• •Disenrolled Family Back in Court (Record Searchlight) 07/25 * requires sign

• • Jicarillas Elect Pesata President (Daily Times) 07/21

• •Tribal group forms to oppose LNG terminal (Portland Press Herald) 07/20

• •Macarro Retains Pechanga Leadership Role (North County Times) 07/19

• •Cherokees Building a Better Tomorrow (newsok.com) 07/18 * requires sign

• •Tribal Council Won’t Act on Petition to Oust Chairwoman (Reno Gazette Journal) 07/17

• •Protesters Want a Court for Resolving Membership Issues (Sacramento Bee) 07/15

• •Navajos Take Steps to Ban Gay Marriage (Gallup Independent) 07/14

• •Soboba Tribal Leaders Schedule New Elections (Press Enterprise) 07/13 * requires sign

• •New Sault Chairman Sworn in as Bitterness Continues to Divide (Detroit Free Press) 07/11

• •Welder Admits Theft from Crow (Billings Gazette) 07/10

• •Tribe's Officials Say Budget Woe Rumors Not True (Bismarck Tribune) 07/10

• •Blackfeet Council Names Talks About As Chairman (Great Falls Tribune) 07/09

• •Mashantucket Tribe Fires Two Workers at Child Advocacy Center (The Westerly Sun) 07/08

• •Tribe Fires Election Official (Herald Tribune) 07/08

• •No Longer a Family Matter (Press Enterprise) 07/02 * requires sign

• •Pechanga Election Unsure Bet (Press Enterprise) 07/02 * requires sign

• •Tribal Council Gets Millions for New Center (Anchorage Daily News) 06/29 * requires sign

• •Wadena Files 2nd Election Appeal (in-forum.com) 06/29

• •Marriage Could Force High Court Decision (newsok.com) 06/27 * requires sign

• •Disqualified Candidates Seek Halt to Blackfeet Election on Tuesday (Great Falls Tribune) 06/27

• •Failed Attempt to Oust Officers Put on Hold (newsok.com) 06/25 * requires sign

• •Suit over White Earth Vote Rejected (Star Tribune) 06/24 * requires sign

• •Wadena Contests White Earth Vote, Claims Wrongdoing (Star Tribune) 06/23 * requires sign

• •Some Switch Tribes As Way Out of Poverty (infoshop.org) 06/21

• •Cherokee Council Bans Gay Unions (newsok.com) 06/15 * requires sign

• •Tribal Board Removes Chairman from Office (Great Falls Tribune) 06/15

• •Mashantucket Factions Battle over Future of Old Homestead (The Day) 06/07 * requires sign

• •Saginaw Chippewa Council Ousts Ex-chief (Free Press) 06/03

• •San Manuel Band Accepts Mexican Consular IDs (Press Enterprise) 06/03 * requires sign

• •Judge Rejects Bid to Use Tribal Justice (Billings Gazette) 05/27

• •Fort Peck Tribal Office Closes (Billings Gazette) 05/27

• •Feds Raid Coyote Valley (Ukiah Daily Journal) 05/26

• •Mashantucket Tax Appeal Goes Directly to High Court (The Day) 05/20 * requires sign

• •Navajo DWI Offenses Not Shared with State (Daily Times) 05/20

• •Tribes Mull Their Laws on Marriage (newsok.com) 05/18 * requires sign

• •Cherokees Working to Ban Gay Vows (newsok.com) 05/16 * requires sign

• •Tribal Power Struggle Heats Up (Arizona Republic) 05/13

• •Dissension Breaks out at Native Corporation (Anchorage Daily News) 05/13

• •Tribal Council President Responds to Opponent's Recall Effort (Anchorage Daily News) 05/13

• •Navajo Police Chief Fulton Resigns (Daily Times) 05/13

• •Tribal Leader Resigns (Great Falls Tribune) 05/12

• •Santee Sioux Tribe Won't Create Own Police (Argus Leader) 05/12

• •Cheyenne-Arapaho Officials Hope to Turn Casino Bane to Boon (newsok.com) 05/11 * requires sign

• •Yavapais Give Out of Africa Eviction Notice (Arizona Republic) 05/11

• •Defining 'Indianness' a Double-edged Sword (Salt Lake Tribune) 05/10

• •Money from Cheyenne-Arapaho Casinos Pulls Disappearing Act (Rocky Mountain News) 05/08

• •Some Tribal Members Concerned about Gambling Proposal (wcnc.com) 05/08 * requires sign on

• •Osage Membership Bill Clears House Committee (newsok.com) 05/06 * requires sign on

• •Lawsuit Challenges Crow Constitution (Billings Gazette) 05/05

• •Navajo Nation Boys and Girls Clubs May Face Closure (Gallup Independent) 05/04

• •Ex-White Earth Chippewa Chief Pursues Political Comeback (Star Tribune) 05/03 * requires sign on

• •Agua Caliente Indians Seek Review by Court (Press Enterprise) 04/29 * requires sign on

• •Navajos Do Not Want $500 Million Bond Debt (Daily Times) 04/29

• •Ousted Tribal Official Still Working (newsok.com) 04/26 * requires sign on

• •Bid to Lower Navajo Blood Quantum Rejected (Indianz.com) 04/23

• •Ione Band Factions Trade Shots (Ledger Dispatch) 04/22

• •Tribal Question: Who Is Navajo? (Arizona Republic) 04/22

• •Navajo Council to Hold Executive Session (Daily Times) 04/22

• •Tribal Buffalo Project Crew Speak out about Allegations (Minot Daily News) 04/20

• •Riverside Judge Says Due Process Tops Tribal Law (Pechanga Disenrollment) (Press Enterprise) 04/19 * requires sign on

• •Goshutes Demand Leader Quit (Salt Lake Tribune) 04/18

• •Tribal Council to Consider Just Who is Navajo (Gallup Independent) 04/17

• •Gambling on Tribal Ancestry (Christian Science Monitor) 04/14

• •Tribal Elders Recommend They Be Allowed to Monitor Bison (Grand Forks Herald) 04/13

• •Tribal Council to Hear Bison Dispute (Bismarck Tribune) 04/13

• •Former Employee Says Tribe Neglected Its Bison (Bismarck Tribune) 04/09

• •Change in Payments Halts Tribal Contributions (kgw.com) 04/09

• •Coushattas Spent $19 Million on Lobbyists within Year (American Press) 04/08

• •Free Speech Rights at Heart of Pending Vote on Tribal Constitutional Amendment (Newport News Times) 04/07

• •City Gets $100,000 from Oneidas (Post Standard) 04/07 * requires sign on

• •Descendants Want Pechanga Tribe to Accept Them as Members (Press Enterprise) 04/06 * requires sign on

• •Oneida Nation Families Say They Won't Obey Ruling (Post Standard) 04/06 * requires sign on

• •Appeals Court Won't Stop Oneida Nation Evictions (Indianz.com) 04/05

• •Tribe to Sell Liquor Licenses (Claremore Daily Progress) 04/01

• •Chugach Members Seek Some Answers (Anchorage Daily News) * 04/01

• •Injustice on the Reservation (North County Times) 03/31

• •Checkpoint a Flash Point in Fight over Tribal Police (Miami Herald) 03/31

• •Tribe Tells Animal Shelter to Move Out (Seattle Times) 03/31

• •Kickapoo Chairman Wants End to Turmoil (newsok.com) * 03/23

• •Pechanga Committee Ejects Members (North County Times) 03/20

• •Lumbees Revamp Housing Contractor Hiring (Fayetteville Observer) 03/19

• •Group Will Circulate Petition Seeking Tribal Audit (Havre Daily News) 03/18

• •Fort Belknap Community Rejects Plan for Bombing Target Range (Great Falls Tribune) 03/17

• •St. Regis Mohawk to Sue St. Lawrence Seaway Corporation (news10now.com) 03/16

• •Indian Officials Say They Haven't Approved a Shelter for Migrant Workers (Press Enterprise) * 03/16

• •Blackfeet Leaders Anxious to Reclaim Control of Law Enforcement (The Missoulian) 03/14

• •Police Chief Choice in Lake Andes Angers Tribe (Argus Leader) 03/11

• •A Navajo ‘New Deal’? (Daily Times) 03/10

• •Ft. Berthold Group Opposes Intended Refinery (Minot Daily News) 03/08

• •Field Hearing Set on Osage Membership Bill Set for North Tulsa (Native American Times) * 03/08

• •Tribe Power Struggle Continues (Tri-Valley Herald) 03/06

• •Jicarilla Panel Removes President (Albuquerque Journal) * 03/04

• •Court Hears Arguments in Oneida Eviction (The Ithaca Journal) 03/03

• •Vote Recalls Tribal Officials (newsok.com) * 03/02

• •Tribal Leaders Voted out, Foes Say (Oakland tribune) 03/02

• •Kiowas Remove Tribal Leaders in Overwhelming Vote (Native American Times) 02/29

• •Jicarilla Council Locks Out Leader (Albuquerque Journal) * 02/25

• •Tribal Leader Requests Help from Federal Police (The Advertiser) 02/23

• •Tribe Defends Decision to Expel Foremans (Record Searchlight) 02/19

• •Rocky Boy Council Replaces Chief Tribal Judge (Havre Daily News) 02/18

• •Judge Avoids Tribal Dispute (Press Enterprise) * 02/18

• •For Tribes, Members Only (Sacramento Bee) 02/15

• •Council to Meet about Alcohol Vote (Rapid City Journal) 02/12

• •Tulalip Training Program Provides Building Blocks for the Community (Post Intelligencer) 02/12

• •Tribe to Pick Architects for New Justice Center (Idaho State Journal) 02/10

• •Coushattas Change Locks on Tribal Chairman's Offices (The Town Talk) 02/10

• •Goshutes against N-plan Ask Feds to Reconsider (Salt Lake Tribune) 02/08

• •Treaty Separated O'odham (Daily Star) 02/04

• •Strife Splits Tribe (Appeal-Democrat) 02/03

• •Blackfeet Council Suspends McKay (Great Falls Tribune) 02/01

• •New York Oneida Tribe’s Ad Chastises State Tribe (Green Bay Gazette) 01/30

• •Lumbee Tribal Council Affirms Jacobs' Firing (Fayetteville Observer) 01/30

• •Tribe Expels Foreman Clan (Record Searchlight) 01/29

• •Tribal Members Remain behind Locked Doors (newsok.com) * 01/28

• •New York Oneidas Feel Threatened by a Letter from Wisconsin Oneidas (News-Chronicle) 01/27

• •Yaqui Force Becoming More Yaqui (Arizona Daily Star) 01/27

• •Lumbees to Discuss Administrator’s Fate (Fayetteville Observer) 01/27

• •Alcohol Referendum Vote Postponed (Rapid City Journal) 01/23

• •Meskwakis Resume Talks for Gaming Compact (Quad City Times) 01/22

• •Temporary Tribal Liquor Ban (komotv.com) 01/21

• •Tribal Council to Decide about Alcohol Election (Rapid City Journal) 01/21

• •Goshute Leader Pleads Innocent (Salt Lake Tribune) 01/21

• •Lumbee Manager Fights for Job (Fayetteville Observer) 01/21

• •Tribes Weigh Building Fort Hall Justice Center (Idaho State Journal) 01/20

• •Tribal Leaders Share Views on Threats to Sovereignty (Indianz.com) 01/20

• •Plagued by Drugs, Tribes Revive Ancient Penalty (NYT) * 01/18

• •Tribe Upholds Expulsion (Redding Searchlight) 01/18

• •New Tigua Council Will Take Office, Judge Rules (El Paso Times) 01/13

• •Senecas Pay State Its Share of Slot Profits (Buffalo News) 01/11

• •FBI Probes Navajo Services (Daily Times) 01/10

• •More Trouble Ahead for Goshutes (Salt Lake Tribune) 01/08

• •Kiowa Tribe Offices Seized (newsok.com) * 01/08

• •BIA Says Rocky Boy's Secretarial Election Appears Valid (Great Falls Tribune) 01/08

• •Ousted Rincon Council Member Protests Tribal Election (North County Times) 01/07

• •Tribal Police Raid Headquarters, Arrest Protesters (imdiversity.com) 01/05

• •Some Indian Tribes Bring back an Old Punishment: Banishment (San Francisco Gate) 01/02

• •Oklahoma Takeovers Continue (Indian Country Today) 01/02

 

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