indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439
Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
August 18, 2004
Ted Stevens says tribes thought of consolidation
Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) spoke at a special session of the Tanana Chiefs Conference on Tuesday. TCC, which represents Interior tribes, called the meeting to address the regionalization or...

Ketchikan Tribe opposes logging of forest
The Ketchikan Indian Community of Alaska says the U.S. Forest Service ignored the public by approving a major logging project in a roadless area of the Tongass National Forest. The...

Metis association celebrates blending of cultures
Métis descendants in Michigan have started a new organization to preserve their culture and educate others about it. Val Cochran-Toops is the founder of the American Métis Aboriginal Association Lodge....

Navajo student ready for challenge of MIT
Kyle Yazzie, 18, says he couldn't pass up a chance to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Yazzie, a graduate of Kirtland Central High School in New Mexico,...

Jury finds man not guilty for reservation accident
A federal jury acquitted a man from the Crow Reservation of Montana of killing his uncle in a drunk-driving accident. Sean Three Irons, 34, had been charged with involuntary manslaughter....

Tribal leaders question changes in BIA leadership
PROMOTION: Mike Olsen, the incoming principal deputy assistant secretary for Indian Affairs. A non-Indian attorney who arrived at the Bureau of Indian Affairs a little over a year ago...

Anderson denies 'shakeup' at BIA central office
Bureau of Indian Affairs head Dave Anderson says recent leadership changes in the Washington, D.C., office are not a "shakeup." "It appears like it's a shakeup, but it's not," Anderson...

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux hosting annual wacipi
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota is hosting its annual wacipi this weekend from August 20-22. More than 10,000 people attended last year's pow-wow. This year's event is expected...

First Nation leaders return from trip to Israel
First Nation leaders from Manitoba returned from a trip to Israel meant to build bridges between the Native and Jewish communities. Thirty leaders representing 10 First Nations in Manitoba went...

Program to help bring homes to Crow Reservation
The Crow Tribe of Montana and the Fannie Mae mortgage association signed a deal on Tuesday to help tribal members become homeowners. As part of the agreement, Fannie Mae will...

Federal artifact amnesty program coming to end
A federal law enforcement program promising amnesty to anyone who turns over tribal artifacts is ending today. Authorities in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado said they recovered several significant...

Northwest Indian College gets $1.2M federal grant
The Northwest Indian College in Washington has received a $1.2 million grant from the Department of Education. The college will use the money to expand the campus on the Lummi...

Passamaquoddy Tribe votes for natural gas terminal
Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine voted 193-132 to move forward with a $300 million liquefied natural gas terminal on tribal land. More than half of the tribe's 600...

Ione Band tells Pomos to 'go to where they were from'
The Ione Band of Miwok Indians is warning another tribe not to try to acquire land in Contra Costa County, California. The Ione Band says the Guidiville Band of Pomos...

Interior to reduce approval of drilling projects
The Bureau of Land Management has been told to slow down the approval process for drilling projects on 262 million acres of land. Interior Department officials said BLM can delay...

More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Choctaw Nation Trial:
Former Choctaw Nation employee found guilty after lengthy trial (11/21)
Trial on Choctaw Nation fraud winds down with final testimony (11/21)
Leader of Choctaw Nation faces tough questions in fraud trial (11/21)
Latest News:
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux youth to join White House meet (11/21)
Obamas welcome youth from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to DC (11/21)
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Tax disparities remain in Indian Country (11/21)
ICT interview with DOI deputy secretary on Cobell buy-backs (11/21)
Column: Theories link Thanksgiving to 1637 Pequot massacre (11/21)
BIA publishes notice of Karuk Tribe Class III gaming compact (11/21)
Pala Band gears up for official launch of Internet gaming site (11/21)
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux woman shot and killed by police (11/20)
Mark Trahant: Lakota honor song wasn't out of place in Senate (11/20)
Dog attack blamed for death of eight-year-old girl at Pine Ridge (11/20)
DOI issues status report on Cobell land consolidation program (11/20)
Greg Grey Cloud explains Lakota honor song after Senate vote (11/20)
Steven Newcomb: Disestablishing the doctrines of domination (11/20)
Sen. Mark Begich: Moving forward for the first people of Alaska (11/20)
Bill Richardson: Indian Country feels effects of climate change (11/20)
Smithsonian: Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 won't be forgotten (11/20)
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe sues South Dakota over sales tax (11/20)
Morongo Band distributes 10K turkeys for Thanksgiving meals (11/20)
GAO report looks at tribal implementation of Adam Walsh Act (11/20)
FBI opens background check database to tribal law agencies (11/20)
Survey shows most Americans wouldn't use R-word in person (11/20)
USDA Blog: Youth from Angoon Tribe carry on their traditions (11/20)
Editorial: County and critics must stop fighting Chumash Tribe (11/20)
Editorial: Oklahoma Indian museum benefits the entire state (11/20)
Muscogee Nation finally starts work on $365M gaming project (11/20)
Two tribes making push for off-reservation casino in California (11/20)
Mashantucket Tribe hires new executive for gaming operation (11/20)
Opinion: Catawba Nation makes a sneak attack with casino bid (11/20)
Opinion: Poarch Creek gaming deal won't help state's economy (11/20)
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists push for change (11/19)
Mark Trahant: Historic election in Alaska with Native candidate (11/19)
Audio: Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on child trauma (11/19)
Republicans hold up action on Alaska tribal jurisdiction measure (11/19)
DOI official to give update on Cobell land consolidation program (11/19)
Center for Native American Youth hosts panel discussion in DC (11/19)
Sen. Heitkamp to host panel on child trauma in Indian Country (11/19)
Gyasi Ross: Police shootings aren't just a 'people of color' issue (11/19)
Steven Newcomb: Focusing on liberation and self-determination (11/19)
Crow Creek Sioux man arrested as Senate rejects Keystone bill (11/19)
Leader of Tunica-Biloxi Tribe hit with prescription drug charges (11/19)
Performance sheds light on 'purchase' of Lenape island in 1626 (11/19)
Alaska Supreme Court hears dispute over tribal court authority (11/19)
Editorial: Put end to 'futile' taxation dispute with Chehalis Tribe (11/19)
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes announce $27M casino (11/19)
Oneida Nation announces $100M retail development for casino (11/19)
Mohegan Tribe passed over for second casino in Pennsylvania (11/19)
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.