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
Health Coverage for American Indians and Alaska Natives
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
June 16, 2004
Peabody loses another round in Navajo coal lease fight
The world's largest coal company lost another round to the Navajo Nation on Tuesday when a federal appeals court tossed its lawsuit against the tribe. Peabody Coal has battled the...

Seneca-Cayuga Tribe asks Pataki for gaming rights
The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma wants gaming rights in New York to settle its portion of the Cayuga land claim. $p The tribe was not included in the recent announcement...

Meeting called to seek support for Pueblo water deal
The New Mexico State Engineer is holding a meeting tonight to seek support for a settlement to a long-running water rights suit involving four Pueblo tribes. $p A deal to...

Column: Native-only basketball team 'unworkable'
"A whites-only professional basketball team? Unacceptable. A blacks-only professional basketball team? Some already are that, though not by policy. A Native Americans-only professional basketball team? Personally, I have no problem...

Tribes nationwide expanding entertainment options
Patrons to tribal casinos are used to seeing acts that were popular in the 60s, 70s and 80s. But some tribes are now bringing in higher-caliber artists. $p The Muckleshoot...

Ousted Fort Peck chairman appeals removal to BIA
The ousted chairman of the Fort Peck Tribes of Montana is appealing to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. $p John Morales says the tribal council's decision to remove him was...

Residents challenge county to fight Chumash Tribe
Residents of Santa Barbara County, California, want their leaders to fight the Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust request. $p The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs...

Rosebud Sioux Tribe assesses flood and fire damage
Officials with the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota are still trying to assess the damage from a fire and flood that claimed a community center and affected some roads...

Oglala Lakota College to graduate largest class
Oglala Lakota College in South Dakota is graduating its largest class in history. $p The college, based on the Pine Ridge Reservation, will holds its 31st commencement ceremony on Sunday,...

Some in New York opposed to Cayuga land claim deal
A proposal to settle the Cayuga land claim is drawing opposition from some in upstate New York. $p The group Upstate Citizens for Equality is staging a three-day protest of...

New paper takes on 'corruption' on Blackfeet Nation
Long Standing Bear Chief says his new paper, The Piikani Sun, will take on corruption among leaders of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana. $p Long Standing Bear Chief, also known...

Study focuses on health care needs of Native women
A study being released this week looks at the health care needs of Native women in Saskatchewan, Canada. $p THe Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence interviewed Native women who...

Indian voter group had ties to Democrat-leaning PAC
An Indian voting rights group that has criticized the way South Dakota's recent election was handled had ties to a defunct political action committee that gave money to the state's...

House Republicans push two energy bills through
House Republicans on Tuesday began reviving energy and environmental bills that the Senate is likely to reject. $p The House voted 244-178 to approve a bill to free the makers...

Cherokee Nation couple denied right to marry
A Cherokee Nation couple who tried to file their marriage license in tribal court were rejected on Tuesday because they are lesbian. $p Kathy Reynolds and Dawn McKinley obtained a...

Martin delays decision on Nipmuc recognition
The Bureau of Indian Affairs delayed a decision on the federal recognition of two Nipmuc tribes from Massachusetts. $p Principal deputy assistant secretary Aurene Martin was to announce a final...

Senate approves expansion of hate-crimes law
The Senate voted 65-33 to authorize an expansion of the 1968 hate crimes law to include offenses based on sexual orientation, gender and disabilities. $p The provision was approved as...

Tribe to add Reagan's name to veterans memorial
The Grand Ronde Tribes of Oregon will be adding the late former president Ronald Reagan's name to the tribal veterans memorial. $P Tribal members revere Reagan for signing their federal...

Half of firefighters on front lines are Indian
Native Americans are only 1 percent of the general population but make up half of the firefighters on the front lines of wildfires, The Washington Post reports. $p With hourly...

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 Democrats make urgent case for Hillary Clinton as president (7/28)
Mark Trahant: The story is far from over for Senator Bernie Sanders (7/28)
Native Sun News: Indian Health Service eyes new hospital in Rapid (7/28)
Brandon Ecoffey: Oglala Sioux Tribe must start fitness revolution (7/28)
Ivan Star Comes Out: Show respect for sacred Lakota family unit (7/28)
Gyasi Ross: It's gonna be awhile before the first Native president (7/28)
Harlan McKosato: Violence against Native people swept under rug (7/28)
Harold Monteau: Even more lessons in indigenous law and policy (7/28)
Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National Convention (7/27)
Recap: Native American Council at Democratic National Convention (7/27)
Lakota Country Times: SuAnne Big Crow Center focuses on fitness (7/27)
Native Sun News: Tribal college showcases works of Lakota artists (7/27)
Vi Waln: Too many of our own people continue to smoke cigarettes (7/27)
Andre Cramblit: Growing wiser in my return to Dartmouth College (7/27)
Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic convention (7/26)
Tim Giago: Questioning the motto of GOP candidate Donald Trump (7/26)
Lakota Country Times: Oglala team lands Indian relay title again (7/26)
Native Sun News: Tribes honor author of Indian Child Welfare Act (7/26)
Delphine Red Shirt: Let's eat food that's always been good for us (7/26)
Peter d'Errico: Luci Tapahonso tackles legacy of boarding schools (7/26)
Donald Trump tried to partner with Agua Caliente Band on casino (7/26)
Native American Council meets at Democratic National Convention (7/25)
Police officer cleared over fatal shooting of Navajo Nation woman (7/25)
Doug George-Kanentiio: Donald Trump and his campaign of hatred (7/25)
Native Sun News: Tribal advocate focuses on Great Plains efforts (7/25)
Lakota Country Times: Descendants of Pine Ridge legend gather (7/25)
Johnny Rustywire: Navajo mother works hard at motel for family (7/25)
Alex Jacobs: Nation finally admits problem with policing and race (7/25)
Dwaine Perry: Ramapough Lunaape Nation marching for justice (7/25)
Charges filed for assault on disabled member of Nisqually Tribe (7/25)
Man arrested for American Indian Movement flag settles lawsuit (7/25)
Interior Department consults tribes about new trust reform law (7/22)
Training sessions planned for final Indian Child Welfare Act rule (7/22)
Yurok Tribe shares sad news about salmon festival -- no salmon (7/22)
Mark Charles: An entire nation's big problem with Donald Trump (7/22)
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump promises a world with no treaties (7/22)
Native Sun News: Appeal delays release of Keepseagle checks (7/22)
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe hosts walk for cancer (7/22)
James Giago Davies: Police officers get away with 'kill option' (7/22)
Andre Cramblit: Police officer shootings seem far too common (7/22)
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.