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
Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
May 07, 2004
Editorial: Dave Anderson should not resign
"Dave Anderson, Edina resident and barbecue restaurateur, has only been on the job at the Bureau of Indian Affairs for a few months and already some in Washington are calling...

Support grows for Western Shoshone trust fund bill
A bill to distribute a $143 million trust fund to members of the Western Shoshone Nation is gaining support. $p Rep. Richard Pombo (R-California), chairman of the House Resources Committee,...

Police stumped over theft of fossil in Native village
Police in Alaska say they are having trouble finding out who is behind the recent theft of two fossilized mastodon tusks in an Inupiat Eskimo village. $p Thefts are reportedly...

Johnson seeks investigation into OST expansion
Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota) is asking for a far-reaching investigation into the Office of Special Trustee, citing concerns over the expansion of an agency originally designed to oversee, but...

Editorial: Respect Indian views on school mascots
"The fight over mascots seems most polarizing in states where Indians are few in numbers, where invading settlers tried to eradicate not just tradition and culture, but the Indian people...

Contract cost shortfalls discouraging to tribes
The federal government's failure to pay all contract support costs discourages tribes from exercising self-determination, the legislative director for the National Indian Health Board says. $p Traci McCallan says tribes...

New Miss Indian World learned at lot at competition
Delena Smith, the new Miss Indian World, says she learned a lot from her fellow competitors at this year's Gathering of Nations pow-wow. $p Smith, 23, a Head Start teacher...

Dodd says Anderson recusal came out of nowhere
Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Connecticut) says he is puzzled by assistant secretary Dave Anderson's decision to recuse himself on all federal recognition matters. $p Dodd says he met with Anderson during...

Maoris stage massive march over ban on land claims
An estimated 15,000 Maoris marched on the capitol of Wellington, New Zealand, to protest a bill that would terminate their rights to the coastline. $p The government introduced the bill...

Yakama Nation buys juice plant that was closed
The Yakama Nation of Washington is starting its own line of juices with the purchase of a juice plant. $p The tribe bought the Hi-Country Foods juice plant, which closed...

Tribal official defends closure of California charter school
The administrator for the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians said the tribe was forced to close a charter school in Ukiah, California, after being denied access to the facility. $P...

Pombo to hold hearing on BIA-OST reorganization
The House Resources Committee is expected to hold an oversight hearing on the reorganization of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Office of Special Trustee next week. $p Rep. Richard...

Reservation teen had high blood-alcohol level
A 15-year-old boy from the Flathead Reservation in Montana had a blood-alcohol level five times the legal limit, according to published reports. $p Joseph DuMontier Jr. died May 1. The...

Opinion: Tribe's culture can't be traded for cash
"Which leg do you want me to cut off the spiritual leg or the scientific leg? queried Jim Rock, a traditional Dakota educator, to a University administrator during a...

Kickapoo Tribe asks BIA for help on reservoir
The Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas is asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to condemn land for a critical reservoir project. $p The tribe's reservation has suffered from drought conditions for...

Mississippi Choctaw chief to speak at Brett Favre Day
Phillip Martin, chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaws, will speak at Brett Favre Day on Saturday. $p Brett Favre, quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, is Choctaw. His father,...

Police tensions continue at Mohawk First Nation
The exiled chief of the Kanesatake Mohawk First Nation of Quebec has asked federal law enforcement to patrol the community. $p Grand Chief James Gabriel says he was forced to...

New Bush salmon policy not resonating in polls
Pollsters say a new Bush administration policy to count hatchery-raised salmon as wild is not yet a concern among voters in the Pacific Northwest. $p The change will likely mean...

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:
DOJ sides with Tulalip Tribes in taxation dispute in Washington (8/4)
Tribes receive first round of grants from Seeds of Native Health (8/4)
Tribal comment sought for final round of Promise Zone initiative (8/4)
Native Sun News: Bike ride raises money for Pine Ridge families (8/4)
Lakota Country Times: Ball fields dedicated to Pine Ridge youth (8/4)
Native Sun News Editorial: Native community rises in Rapid City (8/4)
Vi Waln: Clear your minds before coming to sacred ceremonies (8/4)
Adrienne Keene: Cultural appropriation reinforces past wrongs (8/4)
Steve Russell: Small tribes get even smaller with disenrollment (8/4)
Valentin Lopez: Founder of brutal Indian missions was no saint (8/4)
David Ramseur: Ease travel for Natives in Alaska and in Russia (8/4)
Commerce Blog: Secretary Pritzker visits Bay Mills Community (8/4)
NPS suppresses probe into destruction at burial mound in Iowa (8/4)
Comanche Nation boxer set for next match on home territory (8/4)
Maine tribes denied seat at table in law enforcement matters (8/4)
Chumash Tribe paid $15M for parcel near land-into-trust site (8/4)
Ketchikan Indian Community helps dedicate new totem pole (8/4)
Pamunkey Tribe enters federal recognition era with new chief (8/4)
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation to expand land holdings (8/4)
Review: 'Never Alone' game brings Alaska Native culture to life (8/4)
Sault Tribe remains confident in off-reservation gaming dispute (8/4)
Eastern Cherokee budget depends heavily on gaming revenues (8/4)
Arizona tribes see growth in casino revenue for another quarter (8/4)
Coeur d'Alene Tribe awards largest jackpot with $1.3M payment (8/4)
Kalispel Tribe sees golf course purchase as way to boost casino (8/4)
Editorial: Catawba Nation casino represents jobs and revenues (8/4)
Judge won't allow suit over death of young member of Ute Tribe (8/3)
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe finally starts work on movie theater (8/3)
Morongo Band awards $40K in scholarships to Native students (8/3)
Native Sun News: Indian lawmakers achieve goals in Montana (8/3)
Lakota Country Times: Skate competition grows at Pine Ridge (8/3)
Mark Trahant: Appoint tribal delegates to serve in US Congress (8/3)
Delphine Red Shirt: Restore Black Hills peak to its rightful name (8/3)
Dana Lone Elk: Lakota grandmothers hold our society together (8/3)
Steve Russell: The Great White Lion Hunter kills only for thrills (8/3)
Terese Marie Mailhot: Native people endure delays for justice (8/3)
Sarah Deer: Ending the cold war over land-into-trust in Alaska (8/3)
Steven Newcomb: High court still relying on Christian doctrine (8/3)
Navajo Nation couple weighs court challenge to marriage law (8/3)
Isleta Pueblo celebrates milestone in tribal education system (8/3)
Chemehuevi Tribe accuses law enforcement of racial profiling (8/3)
Alaska Natives deal with toxic legacy in poisoned food supply (8/3)
Mille Lacs Band halts walleye harvest amid declining numbers (8/3)
Choctaw Nation police officer helps arrest suspects in murder (8/3)
Florida court dissolves injunction in Indian online lender case (8/3)
Arizona cites immunity in Tohono O'odham Nation casino case (8/3)
Fond du Lac Band wants to resolve long-running gaming fight (8/3)
Snoqualmie Tribe hires new chief operating officer for casino (8/3)
Editorial: Seminole Tribe is a good gaming partner for Florida (8/3)
Editorial: Something's gotta give in New England casino race (8/3)
Muscogee Nation activist dangled from bridge to stop oil ship (7/31)
Native Sun News: Rapid City mayor denies claim of retaliation (7/31)
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.