Native Village News Archives 2004
 
 January 7, 2004 issue 125

Volume 1  Highlights

HEALING OLD WOUNDS

RUNNERS SPIRIT HELPS TRANSCEND TRAGEDY OF 1862 EXECUTION OF INDIANS

MAN WHO MAY BE OLDEST LIVING VETERAN TELLS SOME 

FIJI TRIBES TO GET CONTROL OF COASTLINE

TASK FORCE NETS ARTIFACT LOOTERS

SURVIVORS OF ACTEAL MASSACRE STILL LOOKING FOR JUSTICE 

 

Volume 2  Highlights

SAVING DYING DIALECTS

TRIBAL SCHOOLS BUSING STUDENTS TO SEE FRONTIER FILM

STUDENT'S SOCCER PLAY TAKING HER TO COLLEGE

LANDMARK BOOK PRESERVES DENA'INA CULTURE

AMERICAN MAYA GOES TO GUATEMALAN CONGRESS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FIGHT "FEE FOR SPY" PLAN

 

Volume  Highlights

UNCLE SAM WANTS YOU, EH?

MAN AS "BLACK" FOR 50 YEARS FINDS OUT HE'S PROBABLY NOT

TRADITIONAL MEDICINE IN INDIAN COUNTRY

FEWER RESERVATION TEENS TAKING RISKS

LANGUAGE, CULTURE BARRIERS TO

 

Volume 4  Highlights

SPACECRAFT COLLECTS PARTICLES FROM COMET

GLOBAL WARMING IS KILLING US TOO, INUIT SAY

IS IT TIME TO TAX PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS?

CHEROKEE CHOIR RELEASES NEW ALBUM

LACROSSE NETS YOUTHS

FOX DIVERSITY PREMIERES "URBAN POWWOW" DOCUMENTARY

 UNDERSTANDING DIABETES

JUDGE BALANCES FUTURE OF CHILDREN, TRIB

 

 January 21, 2004 issue 126

Volume 1  Highlights

Native American tribe sues for Pennsylvania land

Black Indians Announce Plans To March On Washington

Young members at odds with tribal government

Cheryl V. Dixon from Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico named Miss NCAI

Shakopee Dakota - A culture of sharing

Beware false medicine men

Volume 2  Highlights

UNICEF presses for education for all children

McDonald's Minority-Scholarship Program Omits American Indians

One Nation, One Protest

Michigan Indian tribe claims it owns part of Notre Dame campus

Largest prime number ever is found

Generation E.A.: Ethnically Ambiguous

Volume  Highlights

Snow Angels

Arctic Inuits have highest toxin level in the world

U.S. bison meat helps feed tribes

Ancient Farmers Practiced Genetic Manipulation in Creating Modern Corn Plant

Demand for Herbal Remedies Threatens Plants

How does diabetes affect AI/AN women during pregnancy?

Volume 4  Highlights

The Amazon's Indian Wars

Strange Substance on Surface of Mars

Tribe Looks At Wind Power

Top Dogs

Craftsman works to revive cultural tradition with grinding stones

Nutcracker recalls greatness of Osage ballerina Maria Tallchief

February 3, 2004 Issue 127

Volume 1  Highlights

Seminole Indians celebrating their resistance to the U.S. government

An Unexpected Artifact

Youths seek role models in media

Junior, senior youth of 2003 chosen by Navajo Nation Boys & Girls Club

Keeping a Culture Afloat

Native Language Programs Running Afoul of No Child Left Behind

Volume 2  Highlights

Mohawk children get aid

Michigan BIA school serves as example

Students gather opinions on statue of Lakota warrior

Early college program helps American Indian students prepare for university life

She's a Link to Pueblo Students

Native Americans at Stanford build community

Volume  Highlights

Long Awaited Recognition for Schaghticoke

Workers From Mandaree Company Helping Rebuild Iraq

Man travels cross-country in a wheelchair

More dentists turning away native patients

Brazil orders hospitals to obey Indian birth rites

City doc gives boy from Ariz. new ear

Volume 4  Highlights

Aliens in Our Galaxy? Experts Map Possible Hotbeds

Climate change Cost $60b in 2003

Corn Plants Warn of Coming Insects

New zealand teen wins Oscar nomination

Dakota comic book hero fights negativity in 2nd release

Haskell boxers hooked on club

February 18, 2004 Issue 128

Volume 1  Highlights

EBAY HALTS AUCTION OF HAWAIIAN SKULL

Scientists may study Kennewick Man, federal court decides

Indians' Jamestown Role at Issue

Centuries-old murals revealed in Mission Dolores

Tribal College Journal honors Native warriors

Ojibwe tale is 2004 book selection

Volume 2  Highlights

Dine curriculum guide is a milestone for indigenous languages

Repetition at high cost in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tribal colleges blossom in U.S.

Tribal Chairman Drives 4,000 Miles in Effort to Save School

Indian-teacher-training program attacked

Bush cuts funds, again, for N.D. tribal college

Volume 3   Highlights

Maori "leader" in native tongue development

Historic First Coins Issued by Native Americans

Peltier running for President

Tex Hall praises Indian turnout for N.D. caucuses

Mi-Wuk couple makes a family out of fostering

Superfoods' Everyone Needs

Volume 4  Highlights

Astronomers Spy Massive Diamond

History's Greatest Disaster Has Begun

Species of Shark Near Extinction

More than just basketball in South Dakota

Ndn Eye for the Racist Guy

Indigenous Launch 2nd Single "Want You To Say" With New Tour Dates

March 3, 2004 Issue 129

Volume 1  Highlights

Join us at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian Grand Opening

1814 medal given to Canadian native chief Found in riverbank

Groups rally to save sacred peaks

Is it ‘Eskimo’ or ‘Inuit?’

WW II and the Aleuts: an American tragedy

Native Americans and the US Military Services

Volume 2  Highlights

UNESCO urges teaching from earliest age in indigenous mother languages

Bad Roads Mean Long Bus Rides For 4-Corners Students

Their bridge to the world

BIA to publish replacement school construction list

Lumbee student moves to next round in American Idol

Conference Unifies Native Americans

Volume 3  Highlights

WHISTLEBLOWER

Girl: cat saliva cleaner than dog drool

10 WAYS TO FIGHT HATE

Indians invade Brazilian ranches

Indian health care in cash crunch

Gay unions accepted as routine in cultures for centuries

Volume 4  Highlights


Mars Was Once Wet Enough to Support Life

Farthest Known Object From Earth Detected

Now the Pentagon Tells Bush: Climate Change Will Destroy Us

Yellowstone Buffalo Preservation Act

Students complete work on Alaska-bound canoe

Rock the Native Vote concert to take place in Oklahoma

March 17, 2004 Issue 130
Volume 1  Highlights

FIRST VIEW OF GRANDFATHER WILL BE AT SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM

BRINGING NATIVE HISTORY HOME

TRIBE REVIVES TRADITIONAL NAMING CEREMONY

SACRED DANCE ESSAY PROMPTS TRIBAL BANISHMENT

NEW ROW OVER WHO DISCOVERED AMERICA
OTTAWA COMMITS MONEY FOR LANGUAGE PROTECTION

Volume 2  Highlights

TRIBAL YOUTH SEE THE OLD, NEW IN ART

NATIVE AMERICAN COMES TO TERMS WITH LOSING LOCKS

HAVASUPAI TRIBAL MEMBERS FILE $25 MILLION LAWSUIT AGAINST ASU

CALIFORNIA LAWMAKERS PROPOSE VOTING AGE OF 14

"OUR BODIES, OURSELVES" HEALTH ADVICE BOOK AVAILABLE

TRIBAL PROGRAM AIMS FOR HEALTHY TEE

Volume 3  Highlights

NEWS FROM NATIVE VILLAGE

HOUSING AWAITS ELDERS

MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL DRAWS A SWEET CROWD

YELLOWSTONE LURES MORE THAN 30 BUFFALO INTO TRAP WITH HAY

SCIENTISTS BACK NAVAJOS FIGHTING URANIUM MINING

BIGFOOT SIGHTINGS REPORTED

Volume 4  Highlights

BUSH PLAN WOULD DESTROY SPECIES IN ORDER TO SAVE THEM

ANUVU FUEL CELL POWERS HYDROGEN CAR AT MOHEGAN SUN

YOUTH ADD ENERGY TO CALLIN' EAGLE

HAIDA'S CARSEN GRAY AS TIGER LILY IN "PETER PAN"

NBA: A DREAM WITHIN REACH

DATE AN INDIAN, SAVE YOUR FIRST NATION.

March 31, 2004 Issue 131

Volume 1  Highlights

Indigenous youths inspired to sovereignty

Utah Indians feed spirit among Maoris

Reunion Planned For Crow Nation, Three Affiliated Tribes

Research shows Florida Indian tribe may have survived in Cuba

Code talker awarded Purple Heart

The Olmecs: An African Presence in Early America

Volume 2  Highlights

Shenandoah concert to aid school

Groups collect prom dresses

Students head for national science fair

BIA issues new school replacement priority listing for Congress

America's schools returning to separate-but-equal

Tuition Waivers for Hawaiian Students Under Investigation

Volume 3   Highlights

 Future BIA budget numbers look grim

Scientists May Have Found Genetic Mutation That Separated Humans From Apes

Qitsualik: Of herbs and Inuit

Driving cross-country for a Tiwa taco

"WE have a Third World in our backyard and our back alley"

Children Sleeping Less Than Recommended

Volume 4  Highlights

Study says Earth faces major extinction event

Bison have nowhere left to roam

Forget the Gators: Exotic Pets Run Wild in Florida

Sandpaintings provide glimpse into extinct Navajo ceremonies

Shark's ability improves quickly

Students vote in favor of Chief Illiniwek

May 13, 2004 Issue 133

Volume 1  Highlights

State Honors Meskwaki Code Talkers

For the Maya, the News From Mars Is Not Good

Map may show that the Aztecs once lived north of Hopi tribe

Rock art shows Comanches armored horses for battle

First Grader. Model Student. Great-Grandfather.

Microsoft to launch Inuktitut language programs

Volume 2  Highlights

Core Subjects to be Taught From Native Viewpoint

Student helps Peruvian tribe protect territory

Struggling to make 2004 Haskell pow wow a reality

TV Linked to Short Attention Spans in Kids

4-year school proposed for Indian teachers

Indian Tribes Funding School Projects

Volume 3   Highlights

 Leaders Seek to Sign up 1 Million New Indian Voters This Year

Métis leader calls for Riel inquiry

Looter of Indian cave loses appeal of $2.5 million fine

The lost youth of Leech Lake

Aboriginal Health Elective First of its Kind

Poisons From Afar Threaten Arctic Mothers, Traditions

Volume 4  Highlights

Navajo Council hears message on the wind

Zuni Wood Chips Turned Into Energy

Greenland Melt May Swamp LA, Other Cities, Study Says

Huge Chunk of Amazon Forest Cut Down in 2003

Music of the past

Courting higher education

May 26, 2004 Issue 134

Volume 1  Highlights

104 years on Mother Earth

The Makah honor fallen guardsman

Nunavut film crew aims to record every Nunavut elder

Queen's tomb discovered in Mayan ruins

Teens' complex query intrigued Dalai Lama

The Sovereign Nations Preservation Project

Volume 2  Highlights

Baca school awarded for earth-friendly design

She's 101, and Keeps On Teaching

American Indian College Fund Names 2004 Students of the Year

Teen to talk of stereotypes at U.N.

Indigenous Geography as discipline arrives

Educators Flocking to Finland, Land of Literate Children

Volume 3   Highlights

Department Awards $34.6 Million Contract to Develop and Operate World's Largest Education Database

Ban on Maori land claims divides a nation

Nunavut Welcomes Its First Two Inuit Nurses

New Option for Diabetes Patients

"Therapy Dogs" Soothe Fears, Bring Joy to Patients

Navajo housing decried

Volume 4  Highlights

The Oceans are Dying

Company to Show T. Rex Dig Online

Life-saving kangaroo wins award!

10 Most Beautiful Native Actresses 2004

Inuk artist completes German tour

The Indian, the girl and a story of stories

June 9, 2004 Issue 135

Volume 1  Highlights

WORLD PEACE AND PRAYER DAY

Nipmucs preserve history

Indigenous peoples living in voluntary isolation

Former Cherokee Chief Still Making a Difference

Navajo Code Alive in Iraq

In the Language of Our Ancestor

Volume 2  Highlights

In Utah, 12-Hour School Days (Four on the Bus)

Hopi High sets pace

All Native high school on track to open next year In British Columbia

HSU receives $1.3 million science grant

CU "honor" no compliment

Part of Ancient University Unearthed

Volume 3   Highlights

The Draft will Start in June 2005

Anniversary gets sparse recognition

GPS used to save lives

EPA officials laud tribal air quality program

Study finds widespread contamination of "certified" conventional crop seeds

Chimps Could Be Extinct in 50 Years--Study

Volume 4  Highlights


Pure-blood bison from Elk Island make history

Online: A National Town Meeting on Global Warming

A Scientist's warnings of Canyon troubles going unheard

All Indian Team to be ABA's 24th Expansion Team

Swinomish youth pick up cameras, tell their own stories

35 Best Indian Movie

June 23, 2004 Issue 136

Volume 1  Highlights

Petroglyphs among the most threatened sacred sites

SAY SOVEREIGNTY NOT SORRy

Runners trace Trail of Tears as part of spiritual, cultural journey

Once-dying Chinook language finds future in voices of children

Being bilingual may keep your mind young

Reagan was given Indian name "Chief Buffalo Boy"

Volume 2  Highlights

Boarding schools coming back

Liberia: Former Child Soldiers Want Education

AEL Book on Native Youth Receives National Honors

Complaints prompt probe into BIA education

Woman Interprets Navajo Sign Language

Tribes recognized at Gonzaga Law School

Volume 3   Highlights

Profiles of American-Indian and Alaska-Native Children from the 2000 Census

Inuit women want to bring birth closer to home

Our Daily Frybread

Blackout Provided Silver lining for some

Time to say farewell at caribou maternity ward

Study finds dogs understand language

Volume 4  Highlights

Weavers receive recognition at bi-annual sale

Violinist hits a high note

All-Indian TV channel planned

Lakota teen hopes to portray Pocahontas in new film

"Fightin' Whites" two years on

Mills back on his feet

September 1, 2004 Issue 137

Volume 1  Highlights

Natives Tell Their own Story at Smithsonian

"Igniting the Spirit of Native America" one heart at a time

For Native Alaskans, Tradition Is Yielding to Modern Customs

Unprecedented Ice Age Cave Art Discovered in U.K.

Tribal treasures found in man's massive mound of junk

Code Talker, last one from his tribe, dies

Volume 2  Highlights

Tribal schools get donation of 20,000 books

Shiprock High welcomes second Dine language teacher

Penn State to train Indian principals

Tribal college fights for its life

Campus Camps Reach out to Native Students

Tribal colleges awarded millions in federal grants

Volume 3   Highlights

BIA recognition decision database now online

Bush's comment on tribal sovereignty creates a buzz

High Levels of Black Mold Found in Pine Ridge Reservation Homes

Basic training mixes native and military cultures

Navajo police dog credited with $1M marijuana bust

Koko the Gorilla Signs for the Dentist

Volume 4  Highlights

GRADUATION PLEDGE OF ALLIANCE

EPA acknowledges most fish tainted by mercury

Arctic May Offer 50-million Year Records of Climate

Lewis Pottery on New U.S. Postage Stamps

Toronto dance company taking global stage by storm

2004 World Eskimo Olympics Winners

September 15, 2004 Issue 138

Volume 1  Highlights

Paddlers Cross Channel in Their Ancestors' Wake

Archaeologists find evidence of pueblo revolt from Santa Fe plaza dig

Maya Indians Seize Largest Guatemalan Dam

Australian tribe first to populate N. America?

Man Charged With Selling Skull On EBay

Italian students study native language programs

Volume 2  Highlights

Hopi High students at Harvard

MOST HIGH SCHOOLERS BELIEVE MILITARY DRAFT WILL RESUME

Specialist to support, recruit Indian students

Teachers get Closer look at Tribal Life

Columbus' story getting native voices in curriculum

No Reservations

Volume 3   Highlights

Employment Picture Dim For Minority Youth

Historic First Coins have been issued by the Sovereign Nation of Poarch Creek Indians

Coalition to monitor voting precincts

World’s Indigenous Peoples Slam UK Government

Dogs can detect seizures and tumors

Archeologists Find Ancient Brewery in Peru

Volume 4  Highlights

Tidal wave disaster is just waiting to happen

Scientist Claims Ireland Is Lost Island of Atlantis

Roller-coaster life of Indian icon, sports' first star

All American Indian professional basketball team ready for action

New $20 Bill Features Artwork By B.C. Haida Artist Bill Reid

Documentary Explores the Experiences of Urban Indians

October 6, 2004 Issue 139

Volume 1  Highlights

Miracle, a symbol of peace, passes away

Former leader of American Indian Movement says peace the only hope

Tribe conducts war dance to stop dam expansion

Alaska Native woman recipient of 'Genius' award

Holding on to history: Project preserving Crow oral histories

Experts Study New Sign Language System

Volume 2  Highlights

Columbus Day is no joy for American Indians

Elders Will Give Advice To Schools

Grade 7 Textbook Fails Miserably, Native Leaders Say

Roots

16 Indian Innovations: From Popcorn to Parkas

U.S. Colleges Get an 'F' in Affordability

Volume 3   Highlights

Conditions for children called a "crime"

O'odham students to get veggie, fruit snacks

Tribal police chief promises crackdown on juvenile drinking

Maine and One of Its Tribes Look to Buy Canadian Drugs

WAL-MART CONSTRUCTION SUSPENDED AT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

Both Sides Coveting The Indian Electorate

Volume 4  Highlights

U.S. Blocking Arctic Report

Campaign launched to save woodland caribou

Northern gardening surpassing expectations

Arctic hunter brings carvings to life

Navajo Barbie sells out at area stores

A Football First

October 27, 2004 Issue 140

Volume 1  Highlights

Denver police arrest 245 for blocking Columbus Day Parade

Proud of their heritage

Storms uncover remains in Indian burial mound

Tribes May Be Close To Settling Decades-Old Land Dispute

Yukon chiefs call for control of language cash

MAYAN CODICES

Volume 2  Highlights

Storytellers go traditional, teach more than folklore

Native American Indian Songs' Guidebook and CDs Published for Schools, Music Teachers

Native parents question testing of children by school

Mexico, New Mexico teachers to switch

Haskell raises student fees

Big Haulers Put Natives On Road To Trade Careers

Volume 3   Highlights

Education Proposals in the 2004 Presidential Campaign

Wounded Navajo soldier faces new challenges with Army bureaucracy

LaDuke Switches Support

Rally in North Dakota aims to "stop"Lewis and Clark

Happy days are here again

CORN AND THE MAYA

Volume 4  Highlights

Amphibians Threatened Worldwide

Professor pleads for weeds

Scientists Learn How Dinosaurs Slept

Mount St. Helens Volcanic Eruptions: 1980 vs. Now

Far from home, Oklahoma soldiers hold pow wow in Iraq

Inuk woman trained hard to win Everest trip

NOVEMBER 3, 2004 Issue 141

Volume 1  Highlights

THE NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING

Indians in Mexico Mark Day of the Dead

The Black & White World of Walter Plecker

560-year-old Hunter Finally Laid To Rest

Catawba Little People picked on children

Congress passes bill recognizing American Indian veterans

Volume 2  Highlights

Elders now teaching classes at Piapot school

Red Cloud to study northern lights

Grant Will Fund Study Of New England Tribal College

Our History Through Aboriginal Eyes

Montana Woman named NIEA Teacher of the Year

Wordcraft Awards 2003-2004

Volume 3   Highlights

Facts on the nation's American Indian and Alaska native population

Healthy Living - Native super foods and healing ways

A fight to save the tradition of wild rice

Navajo First Lady is honored by MADD

Diabetes program honored

Alien Skull Mystery Continues

Volume 4  Highlights

Chemical concentrations rise in polar bears

Defenders of Wildlife Announces 10 Most Endangered Wildlife Refuges

Scientists Develop Clean Diesel System

Cassini Evidence Shows Saturn Moon Alive

Lummi totem poles dedicated at Pentagon

CPB AWARDS $1.5 MILLION GRANT TO HELP ESTABLISH CENTER FOR NATIVE AMERICAN RADIO

NOVEMBER 17, 2004 Issue 142

Volume 1  Highlights

Grandmothers Unite

Some Sites and Relics Left by Louisiana's First People are Older than the Pyramids and Stonehenge

Indians Relive Island Occupation, 35 Years Later

Medal of Honor winners who are also Native American

Attack on Miami Indians' past

Tribe celebrates opening of new longhouse

Volume 2  Highlights

Native kids sent back to dilapidated school

Indian youth reach deep

MSU's Indian Council of Elders meets for first time

NIEA conference discusses state of Indian education

Last words: American Indian languages are losing speakers fast

Spaniards Fight Over Language

Volume 3   Highlights

New era begins for Oglala Sioux with woman leader

Cherokee Woman Selected as Sole U.S. Candidate for Recognition of World's Most Outstanding Social Entrepreneurs

Even the Upscale Wear Indian Dress, but Not in the Office

Tribes and Tobacco

Two Oklahoma schools lauded for diabetes campaign

Canada Struggles to Provide Food Security for Northern Communities

Volume 4  Highlights

Bush Stifles Global Warming Evidence, Scientist Alleges

Scientists uncover possible new species of human

Buffalo to be moved from Catalina Island to South Dakota

Marionettes share Makah Tribe wisdom

Book details history of Native Americans in America's pastime

Stolen Taos Art Located On EBay

december 8 2004 Issue 143

volume 1 Highlights

Indigenous hunger strike at United Nations

Casa Grande Ruins stand in peril

GIVE BACK" American Indian protesters want land returned

A most honorable gift

Code Talker Was Voice of GI Joe Doll

Project Preserving Original and Traditional Lullabies

Moms bring back the Dine language

 

Volume 2  Highlights

Project focuses on Lakota values
Crow Creek's Crisis

Indian education

Indian Law offered at Michigan University

First Nations Mired By Big Gap In Education

Reservation school looks to reap the wind

Hearing from the talking leaves

Volume 3   Highlights

Tribe’s envoy to U.N. urges selfless action

Activist is Brazil's first Indian woman lawyer

Menino seeks to repeal 1675 law against Native Americans

Dangerous toys ID'd

UNICEF Says 170 Million Children Are Malnourished

EPA WILL USE POOR KIDS AS GUINEA PIGS IN NEW STUDY ON PESTICIDES

Indian culture includes tobacco

Volume 4  Highlights

Prairie Dogs Have Own Language, Researcher Claims

Native seeds hold clues

Hawaiian Bird Likely Goes Extinct

Science counts species on brink

Study May Fuel Warming Lawsuits

Indian woman from Maine a 'Survivor' on TV show

At This Olympics, They Throw Spears And Blow darts

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