indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439
Kill The Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
March 26, 2004
Editorial: Protest for Lakota drum was 'overkill'
A student-faculty protest against the University of North Dakota law school's refusal to allow a Lakota drum ceremony at graduation "seemed like overkill," The Grand Forks Herald says in an...

N.M. tribes and schools focus on student retention
Eight tribes in New Mexico and one in Texas have signed agreements with New Mexico State University to improve graduation rates of Indian students. About 3 percent of NMSU students...

Albuquerque mayor reaches out to nearby Pueblo
Albuquerque, New Mexico, Mayor Martin Chavez met with leaders of Isleta Pueblo on Thursday. Chavez said he wants to improve relations between the city and the tribe, one of several...

BIA school wasn't told of Internet reconnect
A Bureau of Indian Affairs school principal on the Navajo Nation wasn't told that her school's Internet connection was restored, The Gallup Independent reports. Ft. Wingate Elementary principal Dianne Owens...

Navajo Nation police recruits can't pass fitness test
All nine applicants for a job on the Navajo Nation police force failed the entry-level physical fitness test on Wednesday, The Farmington Daily Times reported. The tribe is short of...

Nev. woman tries to hang onto reservation home
A member of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada is trying to hang onto the home of her grandmother, elder Theresa Smokey Jackson. Cynthia Kannan, 33, took up residence in the...

NIGC rules against Okla. tribe's casino in Kansas
An Oklahoma tribe's out-of-state casino has been deemed illegal by the National Indian Gaming Commission. A 24-page opinion issued through the agency's top lawyer rejected the Wyandotte Nation's right to...

Obituary: Noah White, Indian education advocate
Noah White Jr., a member of the Prairie Island Mdewakanton Dakota Tribe of Minnesota, died last week of complications after a heart attack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. He was...

Arbiter allows pro-union flyers by tribal employees
An arbitration judge in California has allowed employees of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians to post pro-union flyers in employee break rooms. $p The tribe, which owns two...

Alaska Native firm's spraying plans condemned
An Alaska Native village corporation plans to spray corporation land with herbicides over the objections of local tribes, environmentalists and other groups. $p Klukwan Inc. is asking for a state...

Native man's death in B.C. getting another review
The British Columbia government is reviewing the case of a Native man who died after police left him in an alley. Frank Paul, 47, was a member of the Big...

Tribes blast Bush choice for federal appeals court
The nomination of the Department of Interior's former top lawyer to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals would be a disaster for Indian Country, tribal and Indian leaders said on...

Veterans post to open on Soboba Reservation
The Veterans of Foreign Wars is opening a new post on the Soboba Reservation in California. According to The Riverside Press-Enterprise, the post is the first created specifically for tribal...

David Yeagley: Democrats do nothing for Indians
"What does a career Indian protester do when he realizes the Left has failed him and his people? Ask Russell Means, Olgala Sioux of Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Mr. Means...

Obituary: Crone-Morange, Schaghticoke leader
Paulette Crone-Morange, one of the leaders of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation's successful federal recognition effort, died on Tuesday, The Hartford Courant reports. She was 60. Crone-Morange is the sister of...

Calif. tribe wages campaign against planned landfill
The Pala Band of Mission Indians of California launched its campaign against a proposed landfill near its reservation. The tribe is sponsoring an initiative that seeks to overturn voter approval...

National Park Service to curb employee travel
National Park Service director Fran P. Mainella promised to cut back employee travel and other spending at a House hearing on Thursday. Mainella responded to criticism from the leaders of...

Lumbee beauty queen wins damage award from ex
A member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina won a court ruling on Thursday against an ex-boyfriend whose e-mail cost her a shot at the Miss America title. $p...

Budget resolution barely clears House vote
The House narrowly approved a $2.4 trillion budget resolution on Thursday that an Arizona Congressman says shortchanges Indian Country. Rep. Rick Renzi (R-Ariz.) was one of 10 Republicans who joined...

More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Measure reaffirms Navajo Nation policy against legal marijuana (3/5)
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.