2004 Native American News Archive
Native American news and events that occurred in Indian Country in 2004.
2004 Native American News Highlights
—The National Museum of the American Indian opened in Washington, D.C.
—Arlo Looking Cloud was convicted and received a life sentence for the murder of Anna Mae Aquash (also known as Annie Mae Pictou) in 1976, then the highest ranking female in the American Indian Movement.
TULALIP – Two fires burned on the dirt floor of the Tulalip longhouse, giving off smoke and bits of ash that wafted upward through openings in the top of the building. Hundreds of people filled the wooden platforms built into each side of the structure. Tulalip tribal members sat next to public officials from Marysville and Everett. Visitors from nearby tribes such as the Makah and Suquamish, and even a member of the Hopi and Laguna Pueblos, bumped elbows with guests from Seattle. Three wide-eyed sailors in dress whites watched from a front-row bench.
Native American Alliance to Protect Indian Burial Mounds Demonstration of Unity July 4, 2004
Miracle, the white buffalo, has passed on to the spirit world – Miracle is gone. Miracle the buffalo, the symbol of peace, died at 11:07 p.m. Sunday on the Dave and Valerie Heider farm in Janesville.