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
Indian Law Online Master Degree
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
June 09, 2004
Bill to continue funding for unique federal agency
Federal grants offered by the Administration for Native Americans have become so successful that the agency has to turn away more than half the applicants, a Senate committee was told...

Federal agents raid Washington smokeshops
Federal agents raided at least 11 Indian-owned smokeshops on the Puyallup Reservation Washington on Tuesday, KING 5 News reports. The agents were reportedly looking for illegal cigarettes from China. They...

Labor board ruling draws sharp barbs from tribes
Tribal leaders say the National Labor Relations Board's decision subjecting tribe to federal labor law is a strike against sovereignty. $P "This goes so far against the grain as to...

Lake could be named after 'Nighthorse' Campbell
A manmade lake in Colorado would be renamed "Lake Nighthorse" after retiring Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R) under a new bill. $P The legislation was introduced by Sen. Pete Domenici...

Direct service meeting raises tribal health concerns
The first annual Direct Service Tribes health conference was held in Phoenix, Arizona, last week. $p Tribes met with the Indian Health Service to discuss their concerns. According to The...

Botulism strikes animals on Navajo Reservation
Navajo livestock owners in New Mexico are worried about the spread of botulism among their animals. $p Botulism, a bacteria, has been attributed to the deaths of several horses and...

Alaska Native corporation sees new board members
Two new members were elected along with three incumbents for the board of Cook Inlet Region Inc., an Alaska Native regional corporation. $p The two new members are from a...

GOP ticket with Indian candidate loses in Montana
An Indian man running on the Republican ticket lost his party's primary in Montana on Tuesday. $p Dave Mihalic, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, was governor candidate's Pat...

Man convicted of Aquash murder moved to prison
The man convicted of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash began serving his life sentence in a federal prison in Colorado. $p Arlo Looking Cloud, 51, was...

BIA law enforcement official returns to South Dakota
The former head of law enforcement services for the Bureau of Indian Affairs is being transferred to his home state of South Dakota. $p Bob Ecoffey volunteered for reassignment, the...

Natural gas terminal planned on Passamaquoddy land
A $300 million liquefied natural gas terminal is in the works on the Passamaquoddy Tribe's Pleasant Point Reservation in Maine, The Portland Press Herald reports. $p No drilling would take...

Column: Agua Caliente Band enjoys good fortunes
"Lucrative land ownership has long made them the envy of other Native American tribes. But when California voters opened the way for casinos on Indian reservations, good luck for the...

Skull Valley Tribe paying chairman's legal fees
The chairman of the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe of Utah, under indictment for stealing tribal funds, is using tribal funds to pay for his criminal case. $p Leon Bear is...

'Super Chief' Wadena loses White Earth election
Darrell "Chip" Wadena lost his bid to regain control of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe in Tuesday's closely watched election. $p Wadena secured only 41 percent of the votes...

Senate, House committee hearings rescheduled
Hearings scheduled today on the No Child Left Behind Act and land claims legislation have been canceled in light of the memorial to former president Ronald Reagan in Washington, D.C....

More headlines...
Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Tim Giago: Greedy lawyers and government ruin Cobell settlement (8/27)
Native Sun News: Facility in Montana set to house Indian inmates (8/27)
Gerald Gipp: National strategy needed to reform Indian education (8/27)
9th Circuit won't stop repatriation of Kumeyaay Nation ancestors (8/27)
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation puts youth to work for summer (8/27)
Gabe Galanda: Academia won't tackle tribal disenrollment issue (8/27)
Misty Lynn Ellingburg: 'Four Winds' is a literary magazine for us (8/27)
DOJ awards grants to address violence in Bakken energy region (8/27)
Another pipeline spills saltwater on reservation in North Dakota (8/27)
Navajo voters oust incumbent president Ben Shelly in primary (8/27)
Three brothers on the ballot for Passamaquoddy Tribe election (8/27)
Daily Beast: Border Patrol runs free on Tohono O'odham Nation (8/27)
KTOO: Cook Inlet Tribe turns to video game to represent culture (8/27)
Former IHS information security officer convicted for child porn (8/27)
Crow Reservation murder defendant to make court appearance (8/27)
9th Circuit sets oral arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria dispute (8/27)
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe cuts gaming payment to state (8/27)
State raises concerns about Chumash Tribe's casino expansion (8/27)
Cowlitz Tribe sees setback in infrastructure plan for casino site (8/27)
Native Sun News: Tribes take on Air Force over expansion plan (8/26)
Charles Trimble: Pine Ridge -- the Hollywood of Indian Country (8/26)
Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois on both sides for War of 1812 (8/26)
Heather Kendall-Miller: GOP candidate a threat to Native rights (8/26)
Fired Oglala Sioux Tribe police officer indicted for taser incident (8/26)
Sen. Jon Tester to hold session on trafficking in Indian Country (8/26)
Hoopa Valley Tribe takes action due to large number of arsons (8/26)
Non-recognized tribe in Texas hails ruling in eagle feather case (8/26)
Jodi Lee Spotted Bear: Supporting Native language immersion (8/26)
Proposal filed for Wampanoag language public charter school (8/26)
Gila River Indian Community mourns loss of first female leader (8/26)
Jose Barreiro: Indigenous leaders hold historic meeting in Cuba (8/26)
Tribes use reservations to restore rare and endangered species (8/26)
Rival factions unite in takeover attempt within Chukchansi Tribe (8/26)
Darlene Miller seeks to be first female Seneca Nation president (8/26)
7th Circuit bars tribal jurisdiction in Indian payday loan dispute (8/26)
Law school in Colorado sets conference on sovereign immunity (8/26)
Mississippi Choctaw family believes same person behind deaths (8/26)
Cherokee Nation to break ground on casino on Indian allotment (8/26)
Stillaguamish Tribe finally secures reservation status for casino (8/26)
Mashantucket Tribe to open retail concourse at casino on Friday (8/26)
Opinion: Predatory gaming companies exploit tribes and patrons (8/26)
Caesars Entertainment debuts $442M urban casino in Baltimore (8/26)
Tim Giago: Farewell to my childhood friend Eugene Long Soldier (8/25)
Mark Trahant: Tapping the power of social media for Native vote (8/25)
Native Sun News: Laguna Pueblo still affected by uranium mine (8/25)
Oliver Semans: Seeing the light on Native voting rights struggle (8/25)
John Hopkins: Navajo Nation Council delegate makes bad choice (8/25)
James Mills: Non-Indian firm helps tribes create stronger nations (8/25)
Navajo voters to narrow field of 17 candidates for president's job (8/25)
Judge Humetewa hands down sentence in Indian child abuse case (8/25)
Scientists publish lengthy book based on study of Kennewick Man (8/25)
Rival tribe spends big in fight over Tohono O'odham Nation casino (8/25)
Eastern Cherokees resist Catawba Nation casino in North Carolina (8/25)
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe seeking investors for Class II facility (8/25)
WUWM: Menominee Nation still waiting for off-reservation casino (8/25)
Editorial: Vote on Enterprise Rancheria Class III gaming compact (8/25)
Native Sun News: Indian farmers question Keepseagle attorneys (8/22)
Brandon Ecoffey: Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler is a fast-rising star (8/22)
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.