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
April 12, 2004
Audit finds school construction problems at BIA
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has improved in its school replacement and repair program but the agency needs to be more accountable for its spending, an internal audit concluded. Since...

Inuit mothers fear they are poisoning own children
Long considered one of the most pristine places in the world, the Arctic has become a sinkhole for pollutants, scientists say. Chemicals and chemical by-products from industrial nations drift to...

Tensions still simmer over First Nation law enforcement
Attempts to resolve a law enforcement dispute on the Kanesatake Mohawk First Nation in Quebec, Canada, appear to have failed. Some tribal members are preventing a new police chief from...

Editorial: Settle 'shameful' Cobell trust fund case
"The alternately inept and malicious handling of individual Indian trust accounts by the U.S. government grows more shameful as an 8-year-old lawsuit drags out. Settle this case. Justice is long...

DOI to pay Apache man $50K for seized feathers
The Department of Interior has been ordered to pay nearly $50,000 in legal fees to an Apache man whose eagle feathers were seized by federal agents. Joseluis Saenz is a...

House panel to hold federal recognition hearing
The House Committee on Government Reform will hold a hearing May 5 on the federal recognition process. Rep. Chris Shays (R-Conn.), vice-chairman of the committee, is a vocal critics of...

Indian student quits college after racial attack
An Indian student from New Mexico recently quit the University of Wisconsin-Madison and returned home after a racial attack left him injured, The Wisconsin State Journal reports. Friends and school...

Judge will make BIA employee alcohol survey public
A federal judge plans to make a survey of alcohol and other problems among Bureau of Indian Affairs employees public if it is introduced as evidence in a civil trial....

Yellow Bird: Drum policy excluded local tribes
"The 35th Annual Time Out and Wacipi is completed, and getting ready for the 36th program probably is far from the thoughts of UND Indian students. After all is said...

Wireless Internet comes to Sauk-Suiattle Tribe
Members of the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe of Washington now have high-speed wireless Internet access. The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians entered into an agreement with the tribe and Verizon Avenue to...

75 million tons of mine waste left in Tar Creek
The federal government has spent at least $120 million to clean up 75 million tons of mine waste in northeastern Oklahoma but there appears to have been little progress, The...

Residents of two First Nations get to return home
About 1,000 people evacuated from two First Nations in Manitoba are returning home now that flooding has subsided. The Peguis and Fisher River reserves were flooded last week. It's a...

McCain demands documents from lobbyist, PR exec
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has given Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff an April 19 deadline to turn over documents related to his work for four tribes. Public relations executive Michael Scanlon...

Coushatta treasurer accuses NIGC of lax oversight
The secretary-treasurer of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana says the National Indian Gaming Commission is failing to investigate alleged violations of federal law. The Lake Charles American Press quotes a...

Indian law conference to examine tribal role
The Federal Bar Association is holding its 29th annual Indian law conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Thursday and Friday of this week. This year's theme, "The Role of Indian...

Native law students holding spring conference
The National Native American Law Students Association is holding its annual spring conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this week. NNALSA will kick off the meeting with an awards banquet on...

More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: Businesses show support for LNI tournament (3/27)
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter rising in the ranks (3/27)
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives look 10,000 years into the future (3/27)
Ivan Star: The influences of boarding school and Vietnam War (3/27)
City extended contract to send treated sewage to sacred site (3/27)
Lawmakers want BIA to delay new federal recognition reforms (3/27)
Another conviction from Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption probe (3/27)
Dennis Jenkins: Hypocrisy for new tribal casinos in Connecticut (3/27)
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux leader not pleased with boycott (3/26)
Lakota Country Times: Lakota Nation Invitational stays in Rapid (3/26)
Native Sun News: Mayor of Rapid City addresses race relations (3/26)
Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny (3/26)
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee's field hearing (3/26)
Richard Iron Cloud: Remove murderer's name from sacred peak (3/26)
Native Youth: Bring dental therapy providers to Indian Country (3/26)
Steven Newcomb: Tribal nations still under dominating process (3/26)
Law firm hosts tribes for session on marijuana in Indian Country (3/26)
Judge upholds BIA decision on Oneida Nation land-into-trust bid (3/26)
Appeals court rules against Crow Tribe in housing grant dispute (3/26)
Ho-Chunk Nation raises minimum wage to $2.75 above federal (3/26)
Mishewal Wappo Tribe to appeal decision in recognition lawsuit (3/26)
Racist emails of former Montana federal judge to be preserved (3/26)
Shingle Springs Band considered but rejected indoor gun range (3/26)
House panel backs bill to block Tohono O'odham Nation casino (3/26)
Quapaw Tribe did not include casino on land-into-trust request (3/26)
Chumash Tribe never got apology for diplomat's casino remark (3/26)
Governor won't sign casino compact with Fort Sill Apache Tribe (3/26)
Cherokee Nation approves $6.9M renovation project for casino (3/26)
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux veteran training for Paralympics (3/25)
Alaska Native musher Chuck Schaeffer completes 2015 Iditarod (3/25)
LTBB News: Michigan tribes come together for historic meeting (3/25)
Lecture focuses on repatriation of tribal intellectual properties (3/25)
Board still working on delivering money for Cobell scholarships (3/25)
Sen. Barrasso to chair field hearing on drugs in Indian Country (3/25)
Bill for tribal marijuana compacts up for hearing in Washington (3/25)
Choctaw Nation chief hopes to travel to Ireland for monument (3/25)
HHS urged to do more to help tribes with foster care programs (3/25)
Eastern Cherokees work to teach language to new generations (3/25)
Another suggestion for Indian woman on $20 bill -- Sakakawea (3/25)
Man from Crow Tribe cites self-defense in fatal casino shooting (3/25)
Shawnee Tribe sees opposition to off-reservation gaming plan (3/25)
Navajo Nation signs Class III casino compact with New Mexico (3/25)
Quapaw Tribe insists a casino isn't focus of Arkansas land plan (3/25)
Suquamish Tribe reaches deal to allow highway work at casino (3/25)
House moves quickly on bill to renew Indian housing programs (3/24)
Native Sun News: Tribe pushes boycott of Rapid City newspaper (3/24)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee ready for discussion on Carcieri (3/24)
DOI sends another $34M in offers on Rosebud Sioux Reservation (3/24)
Mary Pember: Alaska Native woman shares story to help others (3/24)
Simon Moya-Smith: NFL team must eliminate racist mascot too (3/24)
Mike Myers: Effects of historical trauma linger in Indian Country (3/24)
Trial opens into Cheyenne River Sioux man's 'KKK' surgical scars (3/24)
Shingle Springs Band vows to resolve concerns about gun range (3/24)
Blood Tribe charges three in response to drug overdose deaths (3/24)
BIA expected to finalize changes to federal recognition process (3/24)
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.