indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439
Native American Bank - Native people investing in Native communities
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
March 25, 2004
Senate panel debates changes to Indian gaming act
Federal officials and Indian leaders urged a Senate committee on Wednesday to change the federal law that paved the way for the $15.9 billion tribal gaming industry. Much of the...

Law school won't allow Lakota drum at graduation
The University of North Dakota law school has denied a request to have a Lakota drum ceremony at the school's May 15 graduation. Indian students protested the decision yesterday and...

Aquash murder suspect remains free on bail
A British Columbia Appeal Court Justice has ruled that a Native man accused of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou-Aquash can stay free on bail pending an extradition...

Appeals court issues stay of DOI shutdown order
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday issued a stay on the information technology preliminary injunction at the Department of Interior. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth ordered the shutdown...

First Nation in Nova Scotia rejects fishery deal
The Indian Brook First Nation of Nova Scotia has rejected a $20 million fishing deal with the Canadian government. A majority of tribal members opposed the deal, said Chief Reg...

First Nations fishermen stage protest on waters
Members of the Heiltsuk and Kitasoo First Nations of British Columbia are trying to protect waters from commercial fishing. The First Nations say herring stocks are depleted and that there...

Can. Supreme Court hearing trust relationship case
Canada's Supreme Court is hearing a landmark case on the trust relationship with First Nations in British Columbia.. Two years ago, the British Columbia Court of Appeal ruled that the...

Three in Colo. plead guilty for death of tribal member
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Colorado announced on Wednesday three guilty pleas for the murder of a Ute Mountain Ute tribal member. The three, who are also members of the...

FOX News: Wealthy tribes still get federal dollars
FOX News is running a video report questioning why "wealthy" tribes with casinos continue to receive federal "subsidies." The report uses Cheryl Schmit of Stand Up for California as a...

Column: Miccosukee Tribe's new battle over water
"The only sounds were the water lapping on the sides of the four airboats floating beside a small island deep in the Florida Everglades, the call of a heron somewhere,...

Norton to testify on Interior budget before Senate
Interior Secretary Gale Norton is scheduled to testify about her department's fiscal year 2005 budget. Norton is the only scheduled witness before the Senate Appropriations Committee. The hearing starts at...

Calif. tribes build dreams with wireless network
The Tribal Digital Village of Southern California is officially complete with the construction of a wireless network serving 18 tribal communities. The Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association launched the project...

Okla. group opposes statue's use of headdress
United Native America of Oklahoma is protesting the use of a headdress on a statue at Florida State University as culturally inaccurate. The "Integration" statue is meant to honor FSU's...

Mont. tribes courted by candidates for governor
Four candidates for Montana governor spoke at the Montana Wyoming Tribal Economic Development Summit in Billings, Montana, on Wednesday. Republican Tom Keating said he would appoint a Native Americans to...

Cobell wins praise for trust accounting battle
Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund case, was the keynote speaker at the Montana Wyoming Tribal Economic Development Summit in Billings, Montana, on Wednesday. Cobell urged...

Campbell to sponsor land swap bill for Crow Tribe
Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo.) is going to introduce a bill to authorize a land swap between the National Park Service and the Crow Tribe of Montana. Bob Krumen of...

Lumbee beauty queen trial underway in N.C. court
An e-mail that ended the beauty pageant career of a Lumbee woman is at the center of a trial underway in a North Carolina court. Rebekah Revels was only the...

Conn. AG promises long fight against tribes
Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal promised to tie up the federal status of two tribes in his state as long as possible. Blumenthal contends that the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation...

Western Shoshone group challenges mine approval
The Western Shoshone Defense Project and an environmental group are challenging the Bureau of Land Management's approval of a gold and copper mining project in northern Nevada. The groups say...

Embattled lobbyist signs deal with another firm
A Republican lobbyist who resigned from his firm after large payments he received from four tribes were made public was signed a deal with another lobby shop, The Washington Post...

BIA publishes school construction priority list
The Bureau of Indian Affairs published the updated replacement school construction priority list in the Federal Register on Wednesday. The list determines which schools will receive federal funding. Based on...

BIA approves compact for gaming on former reservation
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved the Chickasaw Nation's Class III off-track betting compact, a top official said on Wednesday. George Skibine, the acting deputy assistant secretary for policy...

More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native News News: Ojibwe flautist shares message with music (3/4)
Audio: Senate Indian Affairs Committee takes up IRRIGATE Act (3/4)
9th Circuit to consider Medicine Lake sacred site dispute again (3/4)
Winona LaDuke: Ingrid Washinawatok's vision remains strong (3/4)
Tim Ballew: Northwest Indian College builds on tribal traditions (3/4)
Steven Newcomb: Domination doctrine and the Quinault Nation (3/4)
Stanley Heller: Help eliminate an Indian mascot in Connecticut (3/4)
Editorial: Mascot reflects history of violence and discrimination (3/4)
Column: Work with tribes in Washington on marijuana industry (3/4)
Navajo Nation files human rights petition to protect sacred site (3/4)
Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone XL measure (3/4)
Yakama Nation woman fights tribe for custody of 12-year-old (3/4)
Chumash Tribe cheers introduction of land-into-trust measure (3/4)
Leader of Chippewa Cree Tribe ousted from office for 3rd time (3/4)
Yurok Tribe planning to debut new justice facility in the spring (3/4)
UTTC president named to panel to choose new UND nickname (3/4)
Another lawsuit filed over former federal judge's racist emails (3/4)
Cowlitz Tribe still waiting for BIA to place gaming site in trust (3/4)
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe hails decision in gaming dispute (3/4)
Mohegan Tribe remains interested in new casino near border (3/4)
Mashantucket Tribe joins gaming proposal in Massachusetts (3/4)
Opinion: Florida gaming expansion bill leads to less gaming (3/4)
Native Sun News: Mine proposed near Black Hills sacred site (3/3)
Native youth send video message to Obama on Keystone XL (3/3)
Lummi Nation leader moves ahead with tribal cannabis group (3/3)
BIA to award another $8M in Tribal Climate Resilience grants (3/3)
DOI to host listening session on buy-back program in Arizona (3/3)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on IRRIGATE Act (3/3)
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation improves notification system (3/3)
Patty Talahongva: Native youth become Champions for Change (3/3)
Mary Pember: Bad River Band wins as massive mine put on hold (3/3)
Albert Bender: A travesty of justice in attack on Indian children (3/3)
Vince Two Eagles: Native Americans are citizens in our nations (3/3)
Column: Navajo Nation takes basketball obsession to new level (3/3)
Dozens of Native languages down to limited number of speakers (3/3)
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe seeks information about drug overdose (3/3)
Man from Omaha Tribe sentenced as habitual domestic offender (3/3)
Man from Oglala Sioux Tribe charged for abusing infant daughter (3/3)
Village sues DOI over Oneida Nation land-into-trust documents (3/3)
Editorial: Navajo Nation set to choose new president on April 21 (3/3)
Yerington Paiute Tribe reports another incident at youth facility (3/3)
Mohegan Tribe names one of its own to head gaming enterprise (3/3)
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and state in court over casino plan (3/3)
Muscogee Nation set for big job far as part of casino expansion (3/3)
Seminole Tribe touts compact as lawmakers take up expansion (3/3)
Lawmakers in Nebraska table bill affecting expansion of gaming (3/3)
Just Joking: Humor from National Congress of American Indians (3/2)
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne family celebrates history (3/2)
Doug George-Kanentiio: Native snipers among world's deadliest (3/2)
Omaha Tribe welcomes denial of rehearing in boundary lawsuit (3/2)
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.