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
Dynamic Homes
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
July 13, 2004
House committee to consider off-reservation gaming
The debate over off-reservation gaming heads to Congress today where lawmakers in the House will hold a hearing on the controversial and growing practice. Although the subject has come up...

Northern Cheyenne students show gains on test
Public school students on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana have shown a 14 percent improvement in proficiency. Based on results from the spring standardized tests, 47 percent of first-...

Blackfeet Reservation school keeping language alive
A privately-run elementary school on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana is keeping the Blackfeet language alive for a new generation. The school is part of the Piegan Institute's goal to...

South Dakota Indians sue churches over abuse
South Dakota Indians who attended boarding schools ran by the Roman Catholic Church are filing lawsuits over alleged sexual, physical and other abuse. The suit seeks damages from the Catholic...

Indian candidate seeks to appeal to broad base
Mary Ann Andreas hopes to be the first tribal member elected to the California Assembly but she doesn't want to be pigeonholed as the "Indian candidate." "My concerns are the...

Narragansett Tribe to mark anniversary of raid
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island will mark the one-year anniversary of the state's raid of its reservation today. State troopers stormed tribal land on July 14, 2003, in order...

Anti-Pequot group promotes labor union at casino
A group critical of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and its members is promoting unionization at the tribe's casino. Tribalnation.com said it wants to provide information to tribal employees on...

Obituary: Franklin Firesteel, language teacher
Franklin Firesteel, an instructor in the Dakota language, died of liver failure on June 30. He was 51. Firesteel's Dakota name was Isna Hoksina, or Lone Boy. He was committed...

British Columbia court upholds Native-only fishery
The British Columbia Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a Native-only fishery created by the Canadian government is legal. Non-Native fishermen say they will appeal. Their challenge led to...

Nevada tribe seeks protections for sacred sites
The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe is seeking greater protections for sacred sites located on federal land. The tribe asked the Bureau of Land Management wants 22,477 acres surrounding the Grimes Point...

'Coon,' 'Jew' and 'Squaw' place names targeted
A new law in Florida requires the state, counties and cities to come up with a list of "offensive or derogatory" place names that could be removed. Places like Jew...

Soboba Band chairman won't resign as planned
The chairman of the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians of California said he will not resign as originally planned. Robert Salgado said he would step down during a tribal meeting...

Peace and Dignity runners halfway to goal
Runners on the Peace and Dignity Journey have completed 3,200 miles of their 5,000-mile run across North and Central America. On May 1, about 25 runners left the Alaska Native...

Bush administration to drop roadless forest rule
The Bush administration announced on Monday it was dropping a controversial Clinton-are regulation banning new roads on already roadless areas of national forests. The Department of Agriculture said it would...

Bad Eagle: Indian Country needs its own bank
"Indian casino income should not be differentiated from treaty money. Casino money is still money that comes to Indians because we’re Indians. Casino money exists by virtue of historical Indian...

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 Sun News: Rapid City mayor denies claim of retaliation (7/31)
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Rapid City mayor's year of retaliation (7/31)
Brandon Ecoffey: Rapid City continues with tradition of racism (7/31)
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe leaves people in dark (7/31)
Lakota Country Times: Group seeks to boost Pine Ridge tourism (7/31)
Isleta Pueblo welcomes Secretary Sally Jewell for school event (7/31)
Senate committee examines costs of substance abuse on tribes (7/30)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays vote on land-into-trust (7/30)
BIA allows two more New Mexico gaming deals to go into effect (7/30)
Former workers at Choctaw Nation casino plead guilty to theft (7/30)
Inmate charged with murdering Mississippi Choctaw man in jail (7/30)
Native Sun News: Keystone XL Pipeline protest draws big crowd (7/30)
James Giago Davies: Don't judge anyone's depth of Lakotaness (7/30)
Tara Houska: DC rally puts focus on threats to sacred Oak Flat (7/30)
Sarah Sunshine Manning: Native mother left to die in a jail cell (7/30)
Julian Brave NoiseCat: Native issues you aren't hearing about (7/30)
Peter d'Errico: Seeking action after apology from Pope Francis (7/30)
Suspect in custody over deadly shooting on Crow Reservation (7/30)
Shooting highlights racial tensions on Wind River Reservation (7/30)
Pueblo man goes on trial for brutal murder of Navajo woman (7/30)
Another sentence in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption scandal (7/30)
Oglala Sioux Tribe on track to complete $16.5M nursing home (7/30)
Quapaw Tribe hosts relatives for annual language conference (7/30)
Former police chief for Swinomish Tribe pleads guilty to theft (7/30)
Winnebago Tribe seeks more time to remove old bank building (7/30)
Opinion: Eastern Cherokee leaders kick reporter out of meeting (7/30)
Indian family in Washington still pursuing casino on trust land (7/30)
Red Lake Nation leader supports sales of liquor at two casinos (7/30)
Mohegan Tribe reports increase in profit from casino enterprise (7/30)
Sen. Barrasso introduces another version of land-into-trust fix (7/29)
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe adopts banishment for drug dealers (7/29)
Native Sun News: Rapid City trial ends with no defense witnesses (7/29)
Lakota Country Times: Youth come to Pine Ridge for 'Exposures' (7/29)
Charles Trimble: Being mixed-race Indian and being proud of it (7/29)
Ivan Star: It's up to all of us to keep the Lakota language alive (7/29)
Congress fails to provide funds to help tribes comply with VAWA (7/29)
Suit alleges tribal leaders received kickbacks from lobbying firm (7/29)
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims DOJ support for marijuana (7/29)
Community on Crow Reservation on lockdown due to shooting (7/29)
Former Chippewa Cree Tribe chair sentenced in corruption case (7/29)
Hillary Clinton refuses to answer questions about Keystone XL (7/29)
Judge upset with delay in drilling dispute affecting sacred land (7/29)
Tribal leaders scale back plans to regulate energy development (7/29)
Fort Belknap Indian Community awaits tests in deaths of bison (7/29)
Column: Northern Cheyenne Tribe took a final stand in Oklahoma (7/29)
Public school board in Indiana votes to eliminate 'Indian' mascot (7/29)
Opinion: Sioux tribes deserve a seat on university naming panel (7/29)
Study outlines impacts of tribal gaming on economy in Oklahoma (7/29)
Judge orders Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to stop work on casino (7/29)
Fond du Lac Band prevails yet again in long-running casino feud (7/29)
Chukchansi Tribe hosts job fair amid hopes of reopening casino (7/29)
Cowlitz Tribe still working on design plans for contested casino (7/29)
Indian Health Service discusses LGBT issues in historic meeting (7/28)
Haskell students to study fracking on North Dakota reservation (7/28)
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.