indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439   fax: 202 318 2182
Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
May 06, 2004
House committee approves Osage membership bill
The House Resources Committee approved a bill to reaffirm the right of the Osage Nation of Oklahoma to define its own membership. $p The tribe says it only has four...

Critics take BIA to task over federal recognition
The Bureau of Indian Affairs came under heavy fire at a Congressional hearing on Wednesday even as critics acknowledged they had no direct proof that lobbyists and casino backers are...

University disputes paying for urban Indian health care
The University of New Mexico says it can't afford to pay for health care for poor urban Indians, The Albuquerque Journal reports. $P The school is disputing a request by...

Opinion: Media missed story at Mohawk First Nation
"In mid-January, Kanehsatake exploded in the national consciousness once more. Looking back at the media coverage of the events, familiar patterns emerge. Major Canadian news organizations immediately pumped up the...

Johnson bill to help tribes combat West Nile Virus
Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota) is offering a bill to help tribes combat the West Nile Virus, which has hit reservations in South Dakota at high rates. $p Johnson sponsored...

Arizona museum undergoing major expansion
The Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, has begun work on a $7.6 million expansion. $p The expansion will pave the way for a new exhibit, "Home: Native Peoples in the...

Arizona tribe gets ready to mark Sovereignty Day
The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation of Arizona will celebrate its 12th annual Sovereignty Day on Friday. $p The day marks the tribe's 24-day standoff with FBI agents and state officials...

Top official in Peru resigns over Indian protests
Peru's interior minister has been forced to resign for his response to Indian-led protests that led to the killing of a town mayor. $p Lawmakers voted 62-39 to rebuke Fernando...

Dodd calls on Anderson to resign over broad recusal
Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Connecticut) called on Bureau of Indian Affairs head Dave Anderson to resign due to his broad recusal on all federal recognition decisions. $p In a memo last...

House panel threatens subpoena over lobbying
Members of the House Government Reform Committee threatened to subpoena the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation of Connecticut for failing to detail its lobbying expenditures. $p Schaghticoke Chief Richard Velky was set...

First Nations in Manitoba purchase rail line
Three First Nations in Manitoba have purchased a rail line that was being shut down. $p The Mathias Colomb First Nation, the War Lake First Nation and the Tataskweyak Cree...

Miccosukee Tribe plans to sue EPA over Everglades
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida has put the Environmental Protection Agency on notice for its response to the cleanup of the Everglades. $p At issue is a state law that...

Blackfeet Nation starts youth rehabilition camp
The Blackfeet Nation of Montana is turning a ranch into a rehabilitation facility for youth. $p The White Buffalo Youth Detention Center will emphasize tribal culture. Elders will work with...

Wyoming tribe objects to state jurisdiction provision
The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming is trying to renegotiate a child services agreement with the state but the sides disagree about a provision requiring the tribe to submit to...

Tribal college graduate overcomes adversity
Robyn Pepion, a member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana, never finished high school. But this Friday, she is receiving a degree from the United Tribes Technical College in...

Homes donated by Air Force have lead, asbestos
The Turtle Mountain Ojibwe Tribe of North Dakota says homes donated by the Air Force are contaminated with asbestos and lead. $p The Air Force gave the homes to the...

Employee who criticized tribe's bison program laid off
An employee of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota was fired after he criticized the tribe's bison program. But a tribal executive said the termination was based...

Authorities bust drug ring on Oklahoma tribal land
Law enforcement authorities have busted a methamphetamine ring that used one of the Choctaw Nation's casinos in Oklahoma as a base. $p A total of 34 federal and state arrest...

More headlines...
Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: Lakota War Path team wins world relay title (7/22)
Raina Thiele: Native youth participate in My Brother's Keeper (7/22)
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs looks into tribal gaming (7/22)
NIGC reports 'stable' growth in $28B tribal gaming industry (7/22)
Bail set at $5M for teens accused of murdering Navajo men (7/22)
Gyasi Ross: Indigenous children at border need to be heard (7/22)
Donna Ennis: Open border to indigenous sisters and children (7/22)
Jay Daniels: Land consolidation program isn't really working (7/22)
Mark Rogers: Reality of being an invisible Indian in New York (7/22)
Center: Report outlines harmful effects of 'Indian' mascots (7/22)
Yurok Tribe combats illegal marijuana farms on reservation (7/22)
County drops opposition to CSKT land-into-trust application (7/22)
Native youth hospitalized after being shot by police officer (7/22)
University of California welcomes Native youth to campus (7/22)
Unsettled: Questions linger on Passamaquoddy leadership (7/22)
WCAI: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe won't join Plymouth 400 (7/22)
Opinion: Oglala Sioux Tribe could benefit from new currency (7/22)
Al Jazeera: Organization celebrates Black-Indian heritages (7/22)
First Nations leader in Manitoba faces scrutiny on spending (7/22)
Members of remote tribe receive care before heading home (7/22)
Coeur d'Alene Tribe axes Ted Nugent at casino over racism (7/22)
Menominee Nation outlines need for off-reservation casino (7/22)
Wyandotte Nation off-reservation casino lawsuit dismissed (7/22)
Editorial: Progress on Tohono O'odham Nation gaming plan (7/22)
Tim Giago: Treat alcoholism and drug addictions as diseases (7/21)
Charles Trimble: No longer a Wannabee with Oglala tribal ID (7/21)
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk Nation endures 800+ years (7/21)
Native Sun News: Tribes seek final judgment in ICWA dispute (7/21)
Native Sun News: Paper takes home awards at NAJA meeting (7/21)
Travis Armstrong: Newspaper unfairly targets Morongo Band (7/21)
James Rawlings: Connecticut tries to deny tribal recognition (7/21)
Ryan Bellerose: Indigenous people win with truth on our side (7/21)
Opinion: Warfare caused genocide among New England tribes (7/21)
Editorial: A landmark decision for tribal sovereignty in Alaska (7/21)
Al Jazeera: Advocates seek inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA (7/21)
Teens accused of killing homeless Navajo men in New Mexico (7/21)
Shoni Schimmel earns most valuable player at WNBA All-Stars (7/21)
Daily Beast: Native lacrosse players encounter racism on field (7/21)
James Garner, actor with Cherokee heritage, passes on at 86 (7/21)
More people turn in human remains to Washington authorities (7/21)
Lytton Band donates $1M to bolster land-into-trust application (7/21)
Unsettled Ch. 23: Passamaquoddy leader indicted for stealing (7/21)
Man awaits trial for slaying of Chitimacha Tribe's police officer (7/21)
Editorial: No rubes at Quechan Nation in saying no to NFL team (7/21)
Wyandotte Nation agrees with dismissal of casino site lawsuit (7/21)
Catawba Nation reports strong opening weekend at bingo hall (7/21)
Chief of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe wary of $500M casino bid (7/21)
Editorial: Meskwaki Tribe should compromise on racetrack site (7/21)
Editorial: Florida should take lesson from Atlantic City casinos (7/21)
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.