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New Mexican (Newspaper) - November 17, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico NOVEMBER THURSDAY 50 CENTS TESUQUE PUEBLO Report Tribe OKd reburials on own land State Remains moved during highway rebuilding ByTomSharpe The New Mexican Tesuque Pueblo which is trying to stop the city of Santa Fe from disturb ing human remains at the site of a planned civic center gave permission for reburial of human remains uncov ered on pueblo land during a recent highway project a state report says The state Office of Archaeological Studies reported that the isolated human remains were found during excavations in preparation for rebuild ing US through the pueblo north of Santa Fe where the tribe operates Camel Rock Casino One advocate of the citys planned civic center says the report raises questions about the pueblos opposi tion to the downtown Santa Fe project Please see TRIBE Page A6 Groups support Tesuques stance Natalie New Mexican Joe Garcia newly elected president of the National Congress of the American Indians speaks Wednesday in support of Tesuque Puetrio By Tom Sharpe The New Mexican Tesuque Pueblo is picking up allies in its effort to stop construction of a civic center and underground garage on downtown Santa Fe property believed to include the site of an ancient American Indian vil lage with human burials Representatives of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Americans for Indian Opportunity the National Con gress of the American Indians and other groups Wednesday announced the creation of City Different Preservation Alliance to demonstrate solidarity with Tesuque Sometimes when a group Please see STANCE Page A6 Si J I 1 hookup Santa Fe singles try brief encounters designed to simplify dating By Natalie Storey The New Mexican For Richard Byrne a 26yearold single who moved to Santa Fe a year ago a service called 8Minute Dating was a way to get insight into Santa Fes social scene I have no idea what people do in Santa Fe for he said during a Wednesday night gathering at the Catamount Bar and GrilL I swear this town doses down at 8 I just want to find out what people Byrnes mostly married coworkers at a state agency learned he often spent his weekends alone When they heard about 8Minute Daring he said they forced him to Please see HOOKUP Page A5 Photos by Luis Sanchez New Mexican Above Rae KeHey of Santa Fe second from left pairs off with Ryan Allen of Santa Fe at the Catamount Bar and Grili on Wednesday during a singles event Left Belinda Padiila of Albuquerque talks to Richard Byrne of Santa Fe 21stcentury pirates targeting shippers yachts A A A ByTomMalrti The Associated Press NAIROBI Kenya The pirates audacious enough to raid an oil tanker off Iraq where the military patrols were anything but the stuff of romance and legend The three boarded armed with machine guns and knives according to a recent report by a shippingindustry agency that tracks piracy They tied up two crew members and took three others hostage before ransack ing the masters cabin and escaping with the ships safe Piracy is happening with a disturbing fre quency in the 21st century as evidenced by incidents recorded by the International Mari time Bureau a watchdog diat is part of the International Chamber of Commerce The locations are exotic the South China Sea the Malacca Strait off southwest Indias Port of Cochin The pirates range from thugs armed with machetes and armed bars to apparently sophisticated bands Arild Wegener director of the Norwegian Shipowners Association noted a slight decline in incidents this year compared to last but said pirates seem to apply more violence Please see PIRATES Page A4 Officer shortage tied to crime hike Chief says police department has 19 vacant positions By Jason Auslander The New Mexican Crime in Santa Fe has increased during the last five months and Police Chief Beverly Lennen said Wednesday that a city hiring freeze is partially to blame The Santa Fe Police Department currently has 19 vacant positions for officers Lennen said Those positions havent been filled she said because financial constraints related to a slow down in grossreceiptstax collections forced the city to institute a hiring freeze The freeze means positions that become open are not filled allowing the city to save money said City Manager Mike Lujan In a meeting with city officials Tuesday Lennen said that from January to June the violentcrime rate was down 4 percent compared to the same period last year while the propertycrime rate was down 3 percent Please see CRIME Page A5 THE BORDER Artists shoes give helpful gear to migrants Sneakers come with compass flashlight map By Elliot Spagat The Associated Press SAN DIEGO The hightop sneakers cost at a San Diego boutique but the designer is giving them away to migrants before they cross to this side of the border These are no ordinary shoes A compass and flashlight dangle from one shoe lace The pocket in the tongue is for money or pain relievers A rough map of the border region is printed on a removable insole They are red white and green the colors of Please see SHOES Page A6 OBITUARIES Azalea I Pina Nov 13 Carolyn R Mercer OctSl Christopher Bros Hasslacher 64 Nambe Nov n Edward 68 Santa Fe Nov 15 Felipe A Gonzales Nov 10 Index A locally owned and independent newspaper Robert P Ramirez 59 Santa Fe Nov 12 Rosella R Ortiz 83 Santa Fe Nov 16 Troy H Parker 73 Ruidoso Nov 14 Victoria Roybal Nov 12 PageC2 Annies NATURAL WAY TO Sierra Club offers hikes for singles that come complete with a gourmet potluck lunch Outdoors 01 Horoscope Local A7 01 Police notes C3 Scoreboard B2 Sports Bl Time Out D3 L080S FALL TO Courtney Paris leads No 25 Oklahoma to 7463 win over the Lobos in semifinal of the Preseason Womens NIT Sports Bl Main Late News TODAY Mostly sunny High 55 low 26 PageC8 Five sections 30 pages 156th year Issue No 321 Publication No 596440 Serving New Mexico for 156 years