indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439
Dynamic Homes
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
January 16, 2004
Native Hawaiian programs survive big court test
A federal judge has dismissed a legal challenge to programs benefiting Native Hawaiians. A group of non-Natives challenged the constitutionality of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, a state agency. They...

Autopsy: BIA student died of alcohol poisoning
An autopsy blames alcohol poisoning for a Bureau of Indian Affairs student who died at Chemawa Indian School in Oregon. Cindy Gilbert Sohappy, 16, was placed in a holding cell...

Seneca Nation challenges Internet tobacco ban
The Seneca Nation of New York is asking a federal judge to invalidate a state law banning the sale of tobacco products on the Internet. The tribe filed suit to...

Campbell reiterates opposition to 'Sand Creek' casino
Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo) says he is being unfairly being thrust in the middle of a debate over a proposed tribal casino in his home state. Campbell told The...

New Lumbee tribal leaders sworn into office
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina swore in a new chairman and 21 council members on Thursday. Chairman Jimmy Goins, who was elected in November, called on accountability and responsibility...

Shawnee Tribe laying claim to old Army site in Kan.
The Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma has filed suit against the federal government over ancestral land in Kansas. The tribe says a former Army ammunitions plant sits on a former reservation....

Widow still looks for answers in Pine Ridge death
Authorities have never resolved the death of an African-American man who went to the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1973 to support the American Indian Movement. Ray Robinson was reportedly at...

Aquash murder suspect released on bail in B.C.
A man accused of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou-Aquash was released from a British Columbia jail on Thursday. John Graham, a Native from Yukon, has to report...

First Nations blast interference in Mohawk feud
Native leaders in Canada are criticizing the Quebec government's interference in a dispute on the Kanesatake Mohawk Reservation. Tribal leaders were equally critical of the "thugs" who burned down Chief...

S.D. tribal members can apply for gas tax refunds
The South Dakota Department of Revenue and Regulation is accepting applications for gas tax refunds from tribal members. The state has been illegally imposing its tax on the sale of...

Basketball a family tradition for rising player
Illinois State University junior guard Jaci McCormack, a member of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho, is gaining accolades for her playing style by teammates and coaches. McCormack credits her...

Choctaw chief won't back tribal member for Congress
The head of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma isn't supporting a tribal member's bid for U.S. Congress, The Native American Times reports. Kalyn Free touts her Choctaw heritage. But Chief...

Oil spill called devastating for Suquamish Tribe
Washington state lawmakers held a hearing on Thursday to address an oil spill that damaged prized beachfront on the Suquamish Reservation. A spokesperson for the tribe said the 4,800-gallon oil...

Delaware Nation files suit to reclaim land in Penn.
The Delaware Nation of Oklahoma filed suit in federal court on Thursday over 315 acres of ancestral land. The tribe says a Delaware chief was promised 315 acres in what...

Column: 'Squaw' a racial slur against Native people
"The continuing argument over Piestewa Peak can be settled with just one question. Is "squaw" a racial slur? Forget the history lessons about the word's origins. Here's the test for...

Week long festival planned for NMAI opening in Sept.
The new National Museum of the American Indian will open September 21 in Washington, D.C. NMAI is planning a week of events to mark the occasion. The First Americans Festival...

Senate Republicans seek passage of spending bill
Senate Republicans are renewing efforts to pass the $328 billion omnibus appropriations bill, The Washington Post reports. The bill failed to clear the chamber late last year. It includes provisions...

More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: A ride-along with a South Dakota county sheriff (4/17)
Lakota Country Times: Sen. Tester pushes for tribal college funds (4/17)
Native Sun News: Walk hits uranium mining sites on reservations (4/17)
Brandon Ecoffey: Vincent Brewer was a family man and a cowboy (4/17)
Delphine Red Shirt: Restoring our sacred peak to its original name (4/17)
Clara Caufield: A faithful servant to the Northern Cheyenne Tribe (4/17)
Steve Russell: Shocking students with the truth about US history (4/17)
Sunnie Clahchischiligi: Get on board with Ho-Chunk Nation player (4/17)
Navajo Nation candidates enter final stretch of bumpy campaign (4/17)
Man from Tulalip Tribes enters not guilty plea to firearms charge (4/17)
Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill (4/17)
Editorial: End discrimination against Native Americans in Michigan (4/17)
Editorial: Virginia's tribes need federal recognition from Congress (4/17)
Indiana lawmakers not so welcoming to Pokagon Band casino bid (4/17)
Arizona agency threatens to block Tohono O'odham Nation casino (4/17)
Kansas seeks injunction to stop Quapaw Tribe gaming expansion (4/17)
Mohegan Tribe's casino enterprise named one of best employers (4/17)
Native Sun News: Senate field hearing focuses on tribes and coal (4/16)
Lakota Country Times: Program brings healthy food to Pine Ridge (4/16)
Doug George-Kanentiio: Death rituals among the Mohawk people (4/16)
James Giago Davies: Just another crazy breed Lakota in the IHS (4/16)
Karin Eagle: UNITY media summit draws people to reservation (4/16)
Walt Lamar: Addicts in Indian Country turning to spiked heroin (4/16)
Congress passes renewal of Indian Country diabetes program (4/16)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee takes up tribal labor measure (4/16)
Sen. Barrasso highlights 100 days of work on Indian legislation (4/16)
Alaska to make changes to Indian Child Welfare Act procedures (4/16)
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe council meeting ends in shouting match (4/16)
Manitoba agrees to pay funeral bill for murdered Native woman (4/16)
New York City approves marker where Indian slaves were sold (4/16)
President of Rosebud Sioux Tribe removed after ethics hearing (4/16)
Colorado House approves bill to restrict use of Indian mascots (4/16)
Lumbee Tribe remains in long quest to gain federal recognition (4/16)
Senate votes to confirm Jonodev Chaudhuri as leader of NIGC (4/16)
Letter raises legal issues for new tribal casinos in Connecticut (4/16)
Mohegan Tribe went to South Korea to discuss potential casino (4/16)
Quapaw Tribe faces opposition over possible casino in Arkansas (4/16)
Colville Tribes plan ceremonial debut of $68M casino next month (4/16)
Rincon Band contributes $9.5M to highway projects near casino (4/16)
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux district endorses marijuana (4/15)
Native Sun News: Candidates to debate on tribal college campus (4/15)
Native Sun News: Former police chief runs for Rapid City mayor (4/15)
Mark Trahant: Millions of Native Americans wait on health care (4/15)
Dana Lone Elk: Francis Pumpkin Seed always had a bright smile (4/15)
Stephen Pevar: Tribes and families fight back with ICWA lawsuit (4/15)
Paul Moorehead: Tribes need greater control of their own lands (4/15)
Obama to visit city near Sisseton Wahpeton Reservation in May (4/15)
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes host honoring for Suzan Shown Harjo (4/15)
DOI issues $10.5M in offers on Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (4/15)
Navajo Nation signs buy-back cooperative agreement with DOI (4/15)
Indian arts organization seeks replacement for top executive (4/15)
National Park Service releases eight grants for NAGPRA efforts (4/15)
Bill introduced in Senate to support placing woman on $20 bill (4/15)
Judge Judy chooses reservation school for graduation speech (4/15)
Museum named after famed Pueblo woman artist closes doors (4/15)
Quick justice for assault of woman on Chitimacha Reservation (4/15)
WBUR: Reporter discusses youth suicide in Oglala Sioux Tribe (4/15)
Editorial: Agua Caliente Band can help ease tensions over land (4/15)
BIA hears from public on Pokagon Band gaming plan in Indiana (4/15)
Fond du Lac Band spars with city over services for urban casino (4/15)
Seminole Tribe faces complaints over business deals at casino (4/15)
more headlines...

Home | Arts & Entertainment | Business | Canada | Cobell Lawsuit | Education | Environment | Federal Recognition | Federal Register | Forum | Health | Humor | Indian Gaming | Indian Trust | Jack Abramoff Scandal | Jobs & Notices | Law | National | News | Opinion | Politics | Sports | Technology | World

Indianz.Com Terms of Service | Indianz.Com Privacy Policy
About Indianz.Com | Advertise on Indianz.Com

Indianz.Com is a product of Noble Savage Media, LLC and Ho-Chunk, Inc.