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
May 19, 2004
Rural Alaska villages hit with $5 a gallon gas
Alaska Natives in rural villages are paying up to $5 a gallon for gas, more than twice as much in Anchorage and other parts of the nation. $p "Might as...

Foster care commission seeks tribal inclusion
Tribal governments should be given direct access to millions in federal funds to ensure American Indian and Alaska Native children receive the best foster care, a report released on Tuesday...

Resolution offers apology for 'ill-conceived policies'
Tex Hall was in North Dakota last fall when he received a call on his cell phone. He was surprised to hear who was on the other end. It was...

Text of S.J.RES.37: Apology to Native peoples
The following is the text of S.J.RES.37, a bill to acknowledge a long history of official depredations and ill-conceived policies by the United States Government regarding Indian tribes and...

Brownback: 'A first step toward healing the wounds'
The following is the text of a statement by Senator Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) to accompany S.J.RES.37, a resolution to apologize "to all Native Peoples on behalf of the United States."...

Republican official visits Santa Fe Indian School
The chairman of the Republican National Committee toured Santa Fe Indian School in New Mexico on Tuesday. $p Ed Gillespie credited the Bush administration with $38 million the school received...

BIA muzzles principal in Navajo school dispute
The principal of a Bureau of Indian Affairs school on the Navajo Nation has been muzzled by the agency, The Farmington Daily Times reports. $p Lake Valley Navajo Principal Craig...

Crow Tribe approves bill to increase housing
Leaders of the Crow Tribe of Montana signed a bill on Tuesday aimed at increasing homeownership rates. $p The bill allows tribal members to obtain private financing for homes. The...

Woman on mission to preserve Yowlumni language
Only a dozen elders can still speak the Yowlumni language, Christina Jaquez says. $p Jaquez, a member of the Tule River Tribe of California, is hoping to change that. She...

Few Oklahoma tribes have same-sex marriage rule
Few Oklahoma tribes have a policy affecting same-sex marriages, The Daily Oklahoman reports. $p Of several tribes the paper contacted, only the Creek Nation and the Iowa Tribe define marriage...

Alaska villages may get delay for emission rules
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to issue separate rules affecting diesel emission in rural Alaska villages later this year. $p The EPA has regulations to reduce emissions from on-highway...

Bald eagle being removed from threatened species list
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hopes to have the bald eagle removed from the threatened species list by the end of the year, The New York Times reports. $p...

Jesuits settle sexual abuse suit with Alaska Native men
A settlement has been reached in an abuse case that stirred controversy when a retired Jesuit superior claimed that Alaska Natives were "loose" on sexual matters. $p The Oregon Province...

Senate panel to consider health self-governance bill
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing today on S.1696, the Department of Health and Human Services Tribal Self-Governance Amendments Act. $p The bill creates a pilot project...

Arapaho language in danger of disappearing
The Arapaho language will disappear in 15 years without a major revitalization effort, a tribal college professor said. $p Eugene Ridgely Jr., director of the bilingual education program at the...

Mohegan Tribe asks BIA to take land into trust
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to take 75 acres into trust. $P The land, divided into 15 parcels, is located in the town...

Opinion: Supreme Court sets 'open season' on tribes
"Throughout the country, state and local authorities are taking a cue from recent Supreme Court decisions as license to trample on tribal sovereignty. In a 2001 decision involving Nevada game...

Judge affirms Miwok tribe's federal recognition
A federal judge in California has affirmed the federal status of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians. $p U.S. District Judge Garland Burrell Jr. on Friday rejected a challenge...

Democrats continue to object to Myers nomination
Senate Democrats said they would continue objecting to the nomination of Bill Myers, the former Interior Department solicitor, to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. $p Tribes around the country...

More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux Tribe leader sidelined by council (2/26)
James Giago Davies: Native activism must embrace all relations (2/26)
Donna Ennis: Obama budget supports tribal self-determination (2/26)
Rich Winter: Let's keep Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City (2/26)
Oglala Sioux Tribe wants tournament moved out of Rapid City (2/26)
Blog: Firm saves billions by exploiting Native 'loophole' at FCC (2/26)
Former Sisseton Wahpeton chairman joins marijuana company (2/26)
Klamath Tribes aid investigation into stolen artifacts in Oregon (2/26)
Alaska Native community still waiting on funding for relocation (2/26)
Alaska Native lawmaker in hospital after emergency at capitol (2/26)
Elise Patkotak: Alaska must acknowledge high rate of violence (2/26)
Mishewal Wappo Tribe waits for decision in recognition lawsuit (2/26)
Muscogee Nation seeks 5000 workers for big casino expansion (2/26)
Little River Band expects wait for $180M off-reservation casino (2/26)
Northern Arapaho Tribe plans to open casino food court in May (2/26)
Cherokee Nation promotes citizen to manager of $80M casino (2/26)
Tribes share nearly $16M in casino revenues with New Mexico (2/26)
Connecticut tribes face threat from casinos in Massachusetts (2/26)
Updates from National Congress of American Indians meeting (2/25)
Native Sun News: Artist Del Iron Cloud wins top award at show (2/25)
Witness List: Senate Indian Affairs Committee budget hearing (2/25)
Steve Russell: Cherokees learned discrimination from colonists (2/25)
Mary Pember: Tlingit masks appraised on 'Antiques Roadshow' (2/25)
Julianne Jennings: Keep talking about race in American history (2/25)
Bill to create day to honor late Elouise Cobell stalls in Montana (2/25)
Washington tribes head to trial in dispute over fishing grounds (2/25)
Mobile dental clinic takes service to Navajo Nation communities (2/25)
Shingle Springs Band gun range draws questions from neighbors (2/25)
NCPR: St. Regis Mohawk Tribe continues land claim negotiations (2/25)
Opinion: Oklahoma attempts to rewrite role of Whites in history (2/25)
Opinion: Tribes get ready to discuss marijuana in Indian Country (2/25)
Florida governor wants land ruling for Poarch Creek gaming site (2/25)
Tribes in Oregon planning to open Class II gaming facility in April (2/25)
Kansas bill exempts tribal casino winnings from debt collections (2/25)
BSPR: Gaming helps Idaho tribes foster a sense of independence (2/25)
Business owners support Catawba Nation off-reservation casino (2/25)
Native Sun News: County schedules vote on road by Bear Butte (2/24)
Bill John Baker: Sharing the Cherokee Nation's story of success (2/24)
Dean Suagee: Tribal issues being ignored in Keystone XL battle (2/24)
Sonny Skyhawk: First Americans still underrepresented in film (2/24)
Kyle Mays: Native and African histories need full examination (2/24)
Deadlines approaching for over $100M in land buy-back offers (2/24)
Bill for tribal marijuana agreements advancing in Washington (2/24)
EPA investigates refinery odors at request of Swinomish Tribe (2/24)
Judge tells Nooksack Tribe to delay disenrollment proceedings (2/24)
Indian artist blasts vandalism of murals as an 'act of terrorism' (2/24)
Tribes in Maine face opposition to jurisdiction over non-Indians (2/24)
Obama issues veto of bill that authorizes Keystone XL Pipeline (2/24)
Little River Band submits application for off-reservation casino (2/24)
Karuk Tribe completes arbitration for county casino agreement (2/24)
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.