indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+ indianz.com on soundcloud
phone: 202 630 8439
Indian Law Online Master Degree - University of Tulsa College of Law
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
April 19, 2004
Federal prosecutor seeks to change 'national shame'
A top federal prosecutor on Friday called for a major overhaul of the criminal law enforcement system in Indian Country, labeling it a "national shame." Thomas B. Heffelfinger, the U.S....

Slew of BIA superiors reported drinking problems
Bureau of Indian Affairs supervisors who allowed an ex-employee to drive despite having a drinking problem had alcohol-related arrests and incidents of their own, The Albuquerque Tribune reports. $p Four...

U.S. attorney calls for jurisdiction fix in N.M.
The top federal prosecutor in New Mexico says Congress will have to step in and resolve conflicting rulings over the meaning of Indian Country in the state. $P U.S. Attorney...

Editorial: Mediation important step in Cobell case
The appointment of two mediators in the Cobell Indian trust fund case is "the first real breakthrough since the suit was filed eight years ago," The Denver Post says in...

Man accused of hindering Aquash investigation
The president and CEO of the American Indian College Fund is being accused of preventing his aunt from being prosecuted for the murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae...

Anti-Chief Illiniwek activists stage sit-in at college
Opponents of the Chief Illiniwek mascot at the University of Illinois ended their 33-hour sit-in on Friday afternoon. $p About 40 protesters took over an administrative building, calling on the...

Virginia tribes press case for federal recognition
Leaders of three Virginia tribes seeking federal recognition said concerns over gaming are bogging down their quest. $p The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has approved a bill to recognize six...

BIA official calls tribal jail conditions 'appalling'
Nobody in Washington, D.C., wants to hear about overcrowded and underfunded Indian Country jails, a Bureau of Indian Affairs official says. $p Ed Naranjo, a regional law enforcement official, said...

Diabetes and obesity ravage Native population
Native people in southern Arizona are suffering and dying from diabetes and obesity at rates 10 times the national average. $p Among the Tohono O'odham Nation, 50 percent of adult...

Church faces deadline on reservation tent city
A church that wants to build a massive tent city for homeless farm workers on the Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation in California faces an important deadline today. $p The Global...

First Nation leaders meeting with prime minister
First Nation leaders in Canada are holding a one-day summit with Prime Minister Paul Martin today. $P Martin said the meeting was "a new beginning" in federal-tribal relations. He will...

First Nation called murder capital of Canada
The murder rate on the Blood Reserve in southern Alberta, Canada, is 18 times the national average, according to The Calgary Herald. $P Most of the victims are younger than...

Squaxin Island Tribe opens cigarette factory
The Squaxin Island Tribe of Washington has launched its own cigarette brand in hopes of creating jobs and generating revenue. $p The tribe's brand will cost about half the price...

Housing group fights Lumbee Tribe's takeover
A housing group that manages $7 million in federal funds is fighting a request to hand the funds over to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. $p The Lumbee Regional...

Editorial: Indian voters still face discrimination
"Minority vote suppression tears at the fabric of American democracy. It persists, however, for a simple reason: in close elections, when some minority groups are strongly identified with a single...

Aborigines feel ignored by Australian government
Australian Aborigines say the federal government continues to ignore their needs in the face of high rates of unemployment and domestic violence and low rates of educational achievement and health...

Chickens missing at Kiowa cockfighting event
A cockfighting event promoted as a showdown over Indian sovereignty turned out to be a dud when no one brought chickens or fighting paraphernalia. $p A member of the Kiowa...

Senate committee to hold recognition hearing
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday for a bill to change the federal recognition process. Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo.) is the sponsor of S.297,...

Goshute tribal members try to oust two leaders
Members of the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe of Utah voted to prevent chairman Leon Bear, the subject of a six-count federal indictment, vice chairwoman Lori Skiby from going any business....

Navajo Nation may lower blood quantum requirement
The enrollment of the Navajo Nation will double under a proposed change to the tribe's blood quantum standard. $P The Navajo Nation council is being asked to lower the minimum...

More headlines...
Stay Connected:
On Facebook

On Twitter

On Google+

On SoundCloud
Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: First Nations Sculpture Garden breaks ground (8/28)
Native Sun News: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe misses Cobell deadline (8/28)
James Giago Davies: There's trouble brewing on the racist horizon (8/28)
Simon Moya-Smith: A Republican slur on our indigenous relatives (8/28)
Kyle Mays: Connections between Creole and Native communities (8/28)
Mike Myers: Tribes deserve our own seats on international level (8/28)
Opinion: Supreme Court should pass on Jim Thorpe NAGPRA case (8/28)
Navajo Nation to reopen irrigation canal after Gold King mine spill (8/28)
Native executive wasn't surprised by 'No Natives please' rental ad (8/28)
Tribal members in Minnesota assert treaty right to gather wild rice (8/28)
County hopes to revive foreclosure lawsuit against Cayuga Nation (8/28)
Washington Supreme Court affirms legality of tribal gas compacts (8/28)
County sheriff questions authority of tribal officers in New Mexico (8/28)
Nooksack Tribe concerned about impact of slowly melting glaciers (8/28)
Supreme Court Justice Thomas favors conservative leaning briefs (8/28)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe prepares for decision on gaming plan (8/28)
San Manuel Band hires executive director for gaming commission (8/28)
Kumeyaay Nation still waiting to repatriate ancestors despite win (8/27)
IHS plans to expand service area for Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe (8/27)
Native Sun News: Health workers join together for race relations (8/27)
Ivan Star: Oglala Sioux government fails majority of our people (8/27)
Steve Russell: Donald Trump isn't the only crazy one in the race (8/27)
Harlan McKosato: Isleta Pueblo opposes city development plan (8/27)
Julianne Jennings: People of color must unite for justice or else (8/27)
Hillary Clinton campaign reaches out to tribal voters in Nevada (8/27)
EPA releases internal report into Gold King Mine spill disaster (8/27)
Southern Ute Tribe hosts top DOJ officials at crime conference (8/27)
Paper must ask to attend Eastern Cherokee council meetings (8/27)
Koi Nation praises charges against man accused of looting site (8/27)
Pokagon Band breaks ground on village with housing complex (8/27)
Tribes provide fire services on and off reservations in California (8/27)
Chumash Tribe signs new Class III casino compact in California (8/27)
Tohono O'odham Nation heading back in court in casino lawsuit (8/27)
Ak-Chin Indian Community announces $100M casino expansion (8/27)
Lower Sioux Indian Community debuts $22M casino expansion (8/27)
Little Traverse Bay Bands plan new development at old casino (8/27)
Seminole Tribe wins major ruling in taxation dispute in Florida (8/26)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on EPA mine spill (8/26)
Indian Health Service to hold a second meeting for LGBT issues (8/26)
Obama picks for National Advisory Council on Indian Education (8/26)
Native Sun News: Lakota grandmother debuts film about uranium (8/26)
Native Sun News: Miss Crow Fair thanks family for strong support (8/26)
Terese Marie Mailhot: Beware of vicious and deadly gossip on rez (8/26)
Former Navajo Nation leaders blamed for lack of women's shelter (8/26)
Man charged with murder of Crow Tribe couple could face death (8/26)
Former executives charged with theft from Chippewa Cree Tribe (8/26)
Northern Arapaho Tribe asks Obama to drop appeal in eagle case (8/26)
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.