indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439
Indian Law Online Master Degree - University of Tulsa College of Law
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
February 10, 2004
BIA programs barely survive White House test
When Dave Anderson, the new head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, spoke to tribal leaders last week, he urged them not to be so rough on an agency that...

Editorial: Tribes should protect whistleblowers
Tribes in Montana should enact laws to prevent retaliation against whistleblowers, The Great Falls Tribune says in an editorial. The paper cites the case of Joe McKay, an attorney who...

BIA seeking comments on lease regulations
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking comments on revisions to its regulations affecting residential leases and business leases on trust and restricted land. The proposed rule will take the...

Ariz. priest takes stand in hit and run trial
A Catholic priest accused of leaving the scene of a crime took the stand in his own defense on Monday. Bishop Thomas J. O'Brien of Phoenix, Arizona, contradicted earlier statements...

Yellow Bird: Big-city ballet in a Northern Plains town
"Ballet, I believed at one time, was the art of big cities such as New York. We're more of a rodeo-wrangling, bird-watching, sports- and outdoor-loving, lefse- and fried-bread-eating people. We...

Neb. lawmaker continues fight over Whiteclay liquor
The Nebraska Legislature's General Affairs Committee held a hearing on Monday for a bill that would ban new liquor licenses in a town that caters mostly to Indian consumers. Sen....

GRAMMY performance registers many complaints
OFFENSIVE? Andre 3000 of OutKast peforms hit song "Hey Ya" to Indian theme at 46th annual Grammy awards ceremony. February 8, 2004. Photo © AP. An Indian organization from...

CBS offers apology for group's GRAMMY peformance
A spokesperson for CBS said the network is "very sorry if anyone was offended" by Sunday night's performance by the hip-hop group OutKast. OutKast was the last performer on the...

Tribal foes in Conn. want to stop flow of money
Opponents of Indian gaming and tribes seeking recognition met at a forum in Danbury, Connecticut, on Monday. Attorney general Richard Blumenthal and Jeff Benedict, president of the Connecticut Alliance Against...

Coushatta Tribe locks out chairman who resigned
Lovelin Poncho may have been joking when he said he resigned as chairman of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana. But tribal members are taking his departure seriously. The locks were...

Oneida Nation obtains 123 natural gas leases
Some residents of Madison County, New York, say they are surprised to learn they sold their natural gas rights to the Oneida Nation. One critic of the tribe said he...

Native doctoral student in middle of dinosaur mess
Lawrence Bradley, a doctoral student in geography at the University of Nebraska, has found himself at the center of a dispute over the ownership of a 70-billion-year-old dinosaur fossil. Bradley,...

Man says bar's dress code applies only to Natives
A man in Saskatchewan is calling for a boycott of a bar that he says discriminates against Native people. Ryan McDonald said he and his friends were turned away from...

Man admits lying in bid to gain federal recognition
The former leader of a group called the Western Mohegan Tribe and Nation of New York pleaded guilty on Friday to falsifying documents in connection with his bid to gain...

Tribal judge dismisses libel complaint against critic
A judge for the Walker River Paiute Tribe of Nevada dismissed a defamation complaint filed against a tribal member. As part of a recall effort against two council members, Patty...

New Lumbee official promises positive changes
The new administrator for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina said he will address problems with the tribe's housing program and try to improve the relationship with the tribal council....

Alaska consolidating village law enforcement funding
The state of Alaska is consolidating funding for the village public safety officers (VPSO) program. Gov. Frank Murkowski (R) last June cut money for 15 officers. An agreement with the...

Dean changes mind about possible loss in Wis.
Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean said on Monday he was persuaded by supporters not to drop out of the race even if he loses the Wisconsin primary on February 17....

Landmark Boldt fishing rights decision turns 30
Thirty years ago this week, a federal judge in Washington handed down a decision affirming the treaty rights of Washington tribes. The ruling by U.S. District Judge George H. Boldt...

Entrepreneur leaves funds for Utah Indian programs
An endowment set aside by the late Bill Daniels, a cable entrepreneur, will be used to increase educational opportunities for Indian students in Utah. This year alone, the Daniels Fund...

Goshute members want NRC to review leader's actions
Members of the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe of Utah want federal regulators to take another look at the actions of their chairman, who has been indicted on criminal charges of...

Natives feel threatened at Alaska high school
Native students at Juneau-Douglas High School in Alaska say they feel threatened by other students. A student was recently suspended, for 10 days, after displaying a derogatory sign about Natives...

First Indian bishop elected by N.D. Episcopal Church
A Potawatomi tribal member is the first Indian bishop to head the Episcopal Diocese of North Dakota. The Rev. Canon Michael Smith was elected by church members on Saturday. He...

Nev. tribes work with EPA to create Indian liaison
The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $95,267 to create an Indian liaison to work with tribes in Nevada. Tribal leaders pressed EPA to create the position, which will be...

More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
White House to host first-ever Native youth conference on July 9 (4/24)
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe fires casino manager (4/24)
Lakota Country Times: Timothy Standing Soldier passes on at 54 (4/24)
Mark Trahant: Invest in our Native youth for long-term success (4/24)
James Giago Davies: True believerism and comic book solutions (4/24)
Brandon Ecoffey: Oglala Sioux Tribe must act on legal marijuana (4/24)
Ed Rice: Cleveland team comes up with excuse for racist mascot (4/24)
White House Blog: Recognizing tribal Climate Action Champions (4/24)
House subcommittee looks at poor conditions at Indian schools (4/24)
Navajo actress was put in darker makeup for Adam Sandler film (4/24)
Eastern Cherokee group plans lawsuit over tribal council raises (4/24)
Column: Commission takes on truth and reconciliation in Maine (4/24)
Senate votes to confirm Loretta Lynch as next attorney general (4/24)
ICT interview with confirmed NIGC Chairman Jonodev Chaudhuri (4/24)
Dave Palermo: Tribes in California assert right to Internet poker (4/24)
Pokagon Band casino remains a concern for Indiana lawmakers (4/24)
Pojoaque Pueblo places casino manager on administrative leave (4/24)
White Earth Nation promotes tribal members in casino positions (4/24)
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux student vies for Miss Indian World (4/23)
Lakota Country Times: Tribal citizens named to education board (4/23)
Ivan Star: Struggling with the warrior heritage in Indian Country (4/23)
Dana Lone Elk: Lakota people still carry on fight of Crazy Horse (4/23)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes bill to renew NAHASDA (4/23)
BIA faces fire over latest reforms to federal recognition process (4/23)
Opinion: First Lady brings truth with remarks about Native youth (4/23)
Incoming leader of Navajo Nation stresses importance of youth (4/23)
Native actors storm off set of Adam Sandler film in New Mexico (4/23)
Marijuana seen as new frontier in tribal economic development (4/23)
Senate approves anti-trafficking measure with tribal provisions (4/23)
Interview with Gyasi Ross about spoken word release Isskootsik (4/23)
Blackfeet Nation launches campaign to ban drilling at sacred site (4/23)
Cherokee Nation celebrates births of first calves from bison herd (4/23)
Burns Paiute Tribe investigates fire that destroyed two bulidings (4/23)
Kaibab Paiute Tribe welcomes designation as 1st dark sky nation (4/23)
University of Minnesota sees surge in Native student enrollment (4/23)
Editorial: Minnesota tribes work together to address treaty rights (4/23)
Editorial: Maine governor fails to treat sovereign tribes as equals (4/23)
Brazil to host inaugural World Indigenous Games this September (4/23)
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation probes woman's death at casino (4/23)
Tohono O'odham Nation vows defense for off-reservation casino (4/23)
Seminole Tribe talks with lawmakers about Class III casino deal (4/23)
Editorial: State needs assurances from Quapaw Tribe on gaming (4/23)
Native Sun News: Tribes take DOI to task over grizzly bear policy (4/22)
Native Sun News: Lakota rodeo legend Howard Hunter passes on (4/22)
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation language programs are working (4/22)
White House Blog: Improving the lives of Native American youth (4/22)
Bob Gough: Indigenous people most affected by climate change (4/22)
Duane Champagne: Indigenous accommodation for colonialism (4/22)
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee on transportation (4/22)
Navajo Nation voters choose Russell Begaye as next president (4/22)
Appeals court sides with Indian inmate in religious rights case (4/22)
Kashia Band interested in timber not marijuana on new lands (4/22)
Kaw Nation to return to ancestral land in Kansas for ceremony (4/22)
Moapa Band to host Further Future music festival next month (4/22)
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe runs into opposition to fish hatchery (4/22)
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.