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• • Hopi Chairman: We Have a Language Crisis (Gallup Independent) 12/17

• • Thousands of Native Artifacts Stolen (klas-tv.com) 12/16

• • The Squabbling Illini: Rallying Cries Lead to Rift (NYT) * 12/16

• • Who Owns Human Remains? (opendemocracy.net) 12/4

• • Judge Finds Indian Clergy Have Privilege in Confessions (Denver Post) 12/3

• • Tribe Wants to Keep Whaling Despite Losing Court Appeal (Seattle Times) 12/2

• • Tribes Work to Recover Remains (Post-Crescent) 11/29

• • Salish revival (The Missoulian) 11/25

• • University to Return Remains to Arizona (Journal Star) 11/21

• • Clergy Right Sought for Medicine Man (Denver Post) 11/20

• • Democracy Given a Test Run (Post Intelligencer) 11/16

• • Lawyer: Medicine Man Same as Priest (Durango Herald) 11/7

• • Justices Hear Peyote Arguments (Salt Lake Tribune) 11/5

• • Omaha Language Classes Keep Culture Alive (Daily Nebraskan) 11/5

• • Appeals Court Reinstates Inmate's Suit for Sweat Lodge (Missourian) 11/4

• • Native Language Taught on Reservation (Billngs Gazette) 11/3

• • Carrying on Cherokee tradition (Smoky Mountain News) 10/29

• • Yup'ik Elder Paul John Publishes His 'Stories for Future Generations' (Anchoarge Daily News) * 10/24

• • Field Museum Returns Remains to British Columbia's Haida Tribe (Casper Star Tribune) 10/20

• • Hood Canal Bridge Work Still Delayed (Daily Journal of Commerce) 10/15

• • Injecting Humanism into Science (Columbia Basin Herald) 10/10

• • Museum Recovers Stolen Artifact Offered on eBay (Topeka Capital-Journal) 10/10

• • NCAI Calls Decision a Defeat of Racial Healing (Native Times) * 10/3

• • Bones Found in Mackinaw (Cheboygan News) 10/3

• • Undressing a Cultural Debate (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 10/2

• • Redskins Can Keep Trademark and Logo (Washington Post) 10/1

• • Yuchi Tribe's History, Culture Subject of Study (NewsOK.com) * 9/23

• • Educators Seek to Save Hidatsa Language from Fading into History (Bismarck Tribune) 9/18

• • Acoma Pueblo Gets $100K Grant from American Express (New Mexico Business Weekly) 9/16

• • Round-Up Role Troubles Some Indians (Seattle Times) 9/15

• • Government Shifts Strategy in Kennewick Man Appeal (Indianz.com) 9/08

• • Sacred Tribal Objects Slowly Return Home (Arizona Republic) 9/05

• • NMSU Signs Education Pact with Tribal Leaders (Santa Fe New Mexican) 9/02

• • ONEIDA, WIS.: She Remembers So Others Can Learn (Pioneer Press) 8/25

• • NCAA Sets Two-year Review on Indian Mascots (Indianz.com) 8/13

• • Protection of American Indian Religious Rights May Have National Implications (Montana Forum) 8/06

• • Tribal Artifacts Returned to Maidu Graves (The Union) 8/04

• • American Indian remains halt work (News-Leader) 7/31

• • Mattaponi to Fight Newport News’ Suit against State Agency (Indian Country Today) 7/28

• • Tribes, Archaeologists at Odds over Prehistoric Cemetery (American Statesman) 7/28

• • Court Considers Cancellation of Redskins Team Marks (Indianz.com) 7/24

• • Tribal Members Plan to Rebury Remains (Argus Leader) 7/23

• • Cultures in Conflict (Argus Leader) 7/21

• • Tension Over Who Prospers in Indian Capital (NYT) * 7/18

• • Local Meet Reveals Indian Arts and Crafts Market to Be Riddled with Fakes and Scams
(Gallup Independent) 7/17

• • Tribes Struggle to Get Indian Bones Back Home (Post-Intelligencer) 7/16

• • Pueblo Worries as Fire Threatens Spiritual Waters (Santa Fe New Mexican) 7/10

• • Prison, American Indian Inmates Settle Lawsuit (Independent Record) 7/10

• • Return of Bones Satisfies Tribe (Argus Leader) 7/09

• • Tribes Prepare for Sizable Chinook Run (Seattle Times) 7/09

• • Shoshone Reunion Celebrates Culture (Casper Star Tribune) 7/01

• • Two Catawba Settlements Found (News Observer) 6/27

• • Indian Bones Stuck in Legal Limbo (Santa Fe New Mexican) 6/26

• • Menominees Keep Trees Growing (Press Gazette) 6/19

• • Reburial of Indian Remains to Resume (Argus Leader) 6/13

• • Court Fight over Ancient Bones may have Wider Impact (Houston Chronicle) 6/12

• • Bill to End Indian Mascots is Killed (Sacramento Bee) 6/06

• • Court Rejects Tribe's $6 Billion Claim (Post-Intelligencer) 6/05

• • Artifacts Suspended in Cultural Tension (Washington Post) 6/02

• • Camera Near River Breaks Law, Tribe Says (Argus Leader) 5/28

• • Policy Aims to Put a Stop to Bullying (Washington Post) 5/15

• • Cayugas Seek Remains from State Museum (Post Standard) 5/09

• • Remains Returned Amid Mistrust (Argus Leader) 5/08

• • Feds OK Halibut Subsistence Fishery (Daily News) 5/05

• • Mt. Hopkins Telescopes Not to Be. No Construction Near Sweat Lodge (Daily Star) 4/23

• • Mighty Chinook Overcome Dams, Predators, Nets and Keep Coming Back (Seattle Times) 4/21

• • Phoenix Uncovers More on Hohokam (Arizona Central) 4/16

• • Senate OKs Whaling Captain Tax Deduction (Anchorage Daily News) 4/10

• • Iroquois Join Dispute on Bones (Syracuse Post) 4/4

• • Ojibwe Band May Regain Ancestors' Burial Ground (Duluth Superior) 4/3

• • Archaeology Sites Recognized (Argus Leader) 4/1

• • Northwest Tribe Struggles to Revive Its Language (Washington Post) 3/31

• • Indian Nation Requests Return of Pipe (Gazette Net) 3/27

• • Tribe Fears Extinction of Salmon (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 3/25

• • Majestic Elk Rule the Rain Forests (Seattle Times) 3/24

• • Narragansett Indians Move Ahead on Purchase of Burial Ground (Narrangansett Times) 3/21

• • Makah, Federal Government Seek Full Court Review of Whaling Ban (Penisula Daily News) 3/14

• • School Ban on Tribal Nicknames Upheld (Post-Intelligencer) 3/11

• • Tanana Chiefs Conference faces full agenda this week (Daily News-Miner) 3/11

• • Wakpa Sica Gets $2.67 Million (Rapid City Journal) 3/10

• • 'Red Ink' Erases Native American Stereotypes (Arizona Republic ) 2/25

• • Bill Would Ban 'Squaw' Names (Arizona Republic ) 2/24

• • Nev. Tribe Wants Ancient Remains 'To Come Home' (Indianz.com) 2/14

• • Federal Appeals Court Upholds Sentence for Selling Bald Eagle Parts (Arizona Daily Sun) 2/3

• • He Straddles 2 Worlds to Rebury Ancestors (L.A. Times) 1/27

• • Couple to Pay State $10,000 for Digging Indian Burial Site (The Salt Lake Tribune) 1/24

• • Appeals Court Asked to Stop Kennewick Man Tests (Indianz.com) 1/23

• • Shook Loses Appeal on Flathead Hunting (Indian Country Today) 1/14

• • Trading Fish for Cash Up for Review (Anchorage Daily News) 1/13

• • Jailed U.S. Indians Lack Rituals Access, Ally Says (Albuquerque Tribune) 1/11

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