indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439
Indian Law Online Master Degree
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
July 16, 2004
BIA recognition decision database now online
For months, Bureau of Indian Affairs officials have been touting a CD-ROM containing documents related to the federal recognition process. Thanks to Indianz.Com, you can now access them online! The...

Battle for top Pechanga post heats up before vote
The two candidates for chairman of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians are decrying "smear" tactics that have characterized the campaign. Anonymous letters circulated among tribal members criticized chairman Mark...

ITMA session focuses on 'complicated' system
The Intertribal Monitoring Association on Indian Trust Funds (ITMA) kicked off the first day of its listening session in Billings, Montana. Indian beneficiaries, tribal leaders and government officials spoke of...

Bill includes suicide prevention funds for tribes
The Senate passed a bill to provide $82 million to tribes, states, colleges and universities to develop youth suicide prevention and intervention programs. The bill will help tribes combat high...

Oregon tribe gives to candidate seeking Campbell's seat
The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe in Oregon has donated a maximum of $4,000 to the campaign of the man seeking to replace Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colorado). The...

Non-Indians press for access at sacred Bear Butte
More and more non-Indians are seeking access to sacred Bear Butte, causing clashes with tribal members who practice their religion at the South Dakota site. Sonny Richards, a tribal member...

Panel holds hearing on South Dakota voter ID law
The South Dakota Legislature's State-Tribal Relations Committee held a hearing on Thursday to discuss the state's voter identification law. Tribal leaders and advocates said the law has disenfranchised Indian voters....

Lumbee Tribe awaits approval for rest of housing funds
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is still holding back some of the funds it previously awarded to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. HUD officials withheld the money...

Festival to promote talents of Montana Native artists
The first-annual Gathering of Artists will be held on the Flathead Reservation in Montana this weekend. The event is designed to promote Native artists in the state. Dyani Bingham, coordinator...

Mdewakanton site in Minnesota dates back 2,000 years
Archaeologists in Minnesota have uncovered more than 2,000 artifacts at a Mdewakanton Dakota site on the west short of Lake Mille Lacs. The items are being removed from the site...

Program helps Pascua Yaquis become homeowners
Members of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona are realizing the dream of homeownership with the help of the YouthBuild USA program. The program helps people establish or repair their...

Arizona Indians remember voting rights ruling
On July 15, 1948, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that American Indians had the right to vote. Tribal leaders and Gov. Janet Napolitano (D) remembered the occasion by kicking off...

British Columbia First Nation blocks rail in protest
The Seton Lake First Nation of British Columbia temporarily blocked a railway on Thursday in protest of the $1 billion deal that tribal leaders say undermines their rights. The First...

Search continues for missing five-year-old Native girl
Volunteers in Saskatchewan, Canada, are continuing the search for Tamra Keepness, a five-year-old Native girl last seen at her family's home on July 5. Police in Regina dropped their official...

Japanese-Americans want 'Jap Road' in Texas changed
Japanese-Americans are leading an effort to rename "Jap Road" in Beaumont, Texas, but residents there say their street is not racist and may even have been named in honor of...

Coquille Tribe's youth golf clinic sees triple turnout
The Coquille Tribe of Oregon held its second annual youth golf clinic this past Friday, drawing triple the turnout of last year. Nearly 125 youth turned out for the event,...

Medicare to allow some treatments for obesity
The Department of Health and Human Services has dropped language in its Medicare policy that excluded obesity as an disease. The removal of the phrase "obesity itself cannot be considered...

Hearing on high lobbying fees expected in September
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is expected to hold a hearing on high tribal lobbying fees this September, The Washington Post reports. The committee also set a deadline of this...

More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge's David Michaud wins fighting match (12/19)
Mark Trahant: Old school budgets a better deal for Indian Country (12/19)
Ruth Hopkins: Boycott a repeat offender of cultural appropriation (12/19)
8th Circuit sides with Omaha Tribe in reservation boundary case (12/19)
BIA finalizes rule to add Alaska tribes to land-into-trust process (12/19)
Obama signs measure to extend VAWA tribal provision to Alaska (12/19)
Wyandotte Nation set to break ground on $1.4M cultural center (12/19)
Man from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe charged for cousin's murder (12/19)
Opponents of Cowlitz Tribe plan appeal of gaming land decision (12/19)
Menominee Nation off-reservation casino supporters hold rally (12/19)
Bear River Band hires tribal member as casino general manager (12/19)
Column: Poarch Creek gaming is only thing working in Alabama (12/19)
Column: Wait for decision on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (12/19)
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe inaugurates new leadership (12/18)
Walt Lamar: Cooperation helps address crime in Indian Country (12/18)
Brandon Ecoffey: Tournament shows hope of the Lakota people (12/18)
Editorial: Showing caution for marijuana sales in Indian Country (12/18)
Editorial: New York governor makes right call to outlaw fracking (12/18)
Fines for foes of Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino (12/18)
New York passes over tribes for first commercial casino licenses (12/18)
Factions of Cayuga Nation in court over Class II gaming facility (12/18)
Deadline extended for commercial casino eyed by Quapaw Tribe (12/18)
Opinion: Another casino isn't answer to Connecticut's problems (12/18)
Native Sun News: Youth take on lead role in Dakota memorial ride (12/17)
Mark Trahant: NCAI launches new campaign against racist mascot (12/17)
Norm DeWeaver: Job market is a disaster zone in Indian Country (12/17)
Amanda Blackhorse: Fake chiefs and fake headdresses must go (12/17)
DOI makes $9M in buy-back offers on Coeur d'Alene Reservation (12/17)
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes see success with two bills in Congress (12/17)
Boyd Cothran: Torture justified by treatment of Indian prisoners (12/17)
Rep. Gosar faces criticism over bill that benefits Hualapai Tribe (12/17)
Navajo Nation's highest court dismisses challenge to candidate (12/17)
Column: Tribal voices often minimized in environmental debate (12/17)
Column: Chief Cliff still an undeniably spiritual place in Montana (12/17)
Native activists in Brazil protest land bill with bows and arrows (12/17)
Shakopee Tribe funds Eastern Shoshone Tribe casino expansion (12/17)
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.