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Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.


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• • Beloved Cherokee elder and leader dies (Asheville Citizen-Times) 12/31/05

• • Tribal forum: Candidates discuss future of Menominee Tribe (Shawano Leader) 12/07/05

• • Hope for better future includes run for office (Minneapolis Star Tribune) 12/05/05

• • Tribal official admits to funds' misuse (Oklahoman) 12/03/05

• • Former Navajo justice dies at 82 (Farmington Daily Times) 12/02/05

• • Tohono O'odham panel removes council member (Arizona Daily Star) 12/02/05

• • Murder On The Reservation - 2 (KOLO) 11/22/05

• • Therapist ready for tribal council (Hartford Courant) 11/13/05

• • Omaha Tribe elects first woman leader (Lincoln Journal Star) 11/11/05

• • First woman elected leader at Fort Belknap (Great Falls Tribune) 11/3/05

• • Tribal officials plead not guilty (Billings Gazette) 11/3/05

• • Tribal suit delayed as judge seeks information (Rock Hill Herald) 11/1/05

• • Freudenthal Appoints Shoshone Liaison (AP) 11/1/05

• • Ousted Fort Peck Tribal Chairman re-elected (Great Falls Tribune) 10/31/05

• • Labrador Innu leaders pocketing band money: audit (CBC) 10/26/05

• • [Pine Ridge] Tribal council suspends leader (Argus Leader) 10/26/05

• • Oglala leader faces 2nd complaint (Argus Leader) 10/16/05

• • Elders' group finds fault with tribal management (Grand Forks Herald) 10/15/05

• • Reno tribal leader named to U.S. Civil Rights Commission (Indian Country Today) 10/11/05

• • Bozsum to lead tribe (Norwich Bulletin) 10/4/05

• • Cherokee council seats new members (Asheville Citizen-Times) 10/4/05

• • Standing Rock tribe elects new chairman (Rapid City Journal) 10/3/05

• • Cherokee Ten Commandments move above federal law (Smoky Mountain News) 9/21/05

• • Kickapoo Council accused of fraud (Lawrence Journal-World) 9/20/05

• • Osage tribal members to consider constitution (Oklahoman) 9/14/05

• • Tribal reformers gain control (McMinnville News-Register) 9/13/05

• • Herbert "Ike" Whitish, 1955-2005: Native leader led Shoalwater Bay Tribe through crisis (Seattle Post-Intelligence Reporter) 9/9/05

• • UKB banishes Smith (Tahlequah Daily Press) 9/7/05

• • Snake Eyes for 'Casino Jack' (US News and World Report) 8/29/05

• • Tribe granted judgement against former councilors (Tahleqah Daily) 8/22/05

• • Officials can face censure (The Oklahoman) 8/20/05

• • Health care, land issues top new Oneida leaders agenda (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 8/16/05

• • Last member of Coushattas' former leadership resigns (AP) 8/13/05

• • Jodi Rave, 8-13: Press isn't always free in Indian Country (Rapid City Journal) 8/13/05

• • United Tribe Elects Officers At Powwow (The New London Day) 7/24/05

• • Agua Calientes welcome new chief of staff (The Desert Sun) 7/22/05

• • Catawba suit to get another hearing (The Herald) 7/20/05

• • Oneida tribe elects leaders (Post-Crescent) 7/17/05

• • More than 50 seeking shot at 9 Mohegan council spots (Norwich Bulletin) 7/15/05

• • Native firm votes out longtime leader (Anchorage Daily News) 7/12/05

• • San Pasqual tribal conflict spills into community (North County Times) 7/11/05

• • Seminoles elect Haney as chief (The Oklahoman) 7/12/05

• • Handbook focuses on tribal government (Argus Leader) 7/6/05

• • 156 Kiowas barred from tribal voting (The Oklahoman) 7/2/05

• • Bear given three years' probation (Salt Lake Tribune) 6/28/05

• • Blackfeet tribal council removes chairman (Billings Gazette) 6/23/05

• • Absentee Shawnee leader faces curtailed authority (The Oklahoman) 6/21/05

• • Spirit Lake chairman White to answer recall (Grand Forks Herald) 6/21/05

• • Tribe secures $38M loan (Rapid City Journal) 6/17/05

• • Judges recognize Kennedy tribal council (Hesperia Star) 6/14/05

• • Ex-police chief is new head of Coushatta tribe (KATC3) 6/5/05

• • Marriage Act opponents speak out (Gallup Independent) 6/2/05

• • Attorney asks judge to force new leaders (Charlotte Observer) 5/27/05

• • Blood degree dispute further complicates San Pasqual unity (San Diego Union-Tribune) 5/20/05

• • Red Lake: Questions of authority and order in tribal court (Star Tribune) 5/8/05

• • San Pasqual tribe in rift over addition of members (San Diego Union Trubune) 5/7/05

• • Court OKs recall (The Morning Sun) 4/28/05

• • Tribal chief may be removed in power struggle (Detroit Free Press) 4/27/05

• • Tribal dispute raises new questions of Abramoff; Donations to senator scrutinized (The Raw Story) 4/21/05

• • Council says Red Cliff chairman can't seek re-election (Duluth News Tribune) 4/20/05

• • Mesa Grande removes tribal chairwoman (North County Times) 4/18/05

• • Federal funds may have been diverted (San Diego Union Tribune) 4/12/05

• • Tribe Asks Permission To Intervene In Lawsuit (Sequoyah County Times) 3/16/05

• • Tribal leaders prepare for power shift (The Redding Record Searchlight) 2/23/05

• • Court is asked to validate Cayugas' agreement (The Post-Standard) 2/15/05

• • Marshall wins Wampanoag vote (Cape Cod Times) 2/14/05

• • Cayugas' land-claim official removed (Post Standard) 2/11/05

• • Menominee tribe elects new chairman (Star Tribune) 2/10/05

• • State Bar Court Review Department Urges Lawyers Be Suspended for Role in Tribal ‘Coup’ Attempt (Metropolitan News-Enterprise) 1/20/05

• • LCO petitioners seeking tribal government change (Sawyer County Record) 1/5/05

 

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