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
Indian Law Online Master Degree - University of Tulsa College of Law
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
September 13, 2004
NCAI between 'rock and a hard place' on labor rider
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the largest inter-tribal organization, is often asked to weigh in on highly-charged subjects. Last week was no different, when Republican Congressman J.D. Hayworth,...

Utah grandmother jailed for abusing grandsons
A woman from the Uintah-Ouray Reservation in Utah is being held in jail on charges that she physically abused her grandsons, sending one into a coma. Charlissa Sireech, 45, is...

Navajo convert's dance group headed to NMAI
The Dineh Tah Dancers, a Navajo dance group, is headed to the opening of the new National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. The group was founded in...

Navajo Nation vote seen as key in upcoming election
Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. says he will do "everything" he can to increase voter turnout among the largest tribe in the U.S. Shirley says the tribe wants to...

Developer removes about 400 remains from burial site
About 400 remains of Gabrielino-Tongva tribal ancestors have been removed from a construction site in southern California. The developer of the Playa Vista housing community plans to rebury the remains...

Gwich'in village is test site for coalbed methane
The Gwich'in village of Fort Yukon, Alaska, is a test site for coalbed methane gas drilling. The Fort Yukon Tribe is working with three federal agencies, the state and the...

Nez Perce ceremony marks 1877 battle with Army
Members of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho traveled to Montana to mark the site of an 1877 battle with the U.S. Army. The September 13, 1877, battle at Canyon...

Miss Indian Nations crowned at United Tribes powwow
News from the United Tribes Technical College. BISMARCK, North Dakota - A member of the Three Affiliated Tribes of North Dakota, whose singing career has taken her around the country,...

Indian museum finds a home on the National Mall
Click to enlarge Click to enlarge The new National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C., won't open for another week but the National Mall is already...

Native Vote 2004 to monitor voting in several states
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the Washington, D.C., Native American Bar Association are putting poll watchers in 13 states with significant Indian populations. As part of the...

ACLU expands efforts to Minnesota reservations
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is taking on more Indian issues such as racial profiling and the justice system as it expands its reach to the reservation. In...

Native rocker to get out the vote in Minnesota
Apache rocker Robby Romero and his band Red Thunder will play several Minnesota reservations to get out the Native vote. Romero has been active in political issues most of his...

Jumano Apaches in Texas seek federal recognition
A group of Jumano Apaches in west Texas is seeking federal recognition. The Jumanos hope to establish a headquarters and school in Redford, near the U.S.-Mexico border. Tribal leaders say...

Opinion: Sovereignty not afforded to all Indians
"The U.S. trust policy makes each tribe a “ward of the state.” All so-called “Indian land” is, in reality federal land that Congress has designated to be used as “reserves”...

Mark Trahant: What happened to Pakistan? bin Laden?
"Pakistan was an early sponsor of the Taliban and many army and intelligence officers remain at least "ambivalent" about confronting extremists, according to the commission. Some of those same military...

Coushattas used lobbyists to spy on tribes, critics
The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana paid Washington lobbyists $525,000 to spy on rival tribes, tribal members the owner of a racetrack, The Lake Charles American Press reported. The tribe gave...

Mississippi Choctaws turn over lobbying documents
The Mississippi Band of Choctaws agreed to submit documents to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee as part of the panel's lobbying investigation. The tribe had been refusing to cooperate with...

Editorial: Tribes had no concept of 'private property'
"'Blackmail" is not too strong a term to describe the contemptible tactics a local venture capitalist is using in his effort to create an Indian-owned casino near Denver International Airport....

Yellow Bird: Singing to myself about a new highway
"I often journey across the middle of North Dakota during my summer travels. I think the middle part of the state would be better served by a four-lane highway that...

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:
Tim Giago: Boot camp etched forever into the minds of veterans (5/25)
Native Sun News: Newspaper comes home with 14 media awards (5/25)
Gyasi Ross: Martin Sensmeier lands role in major Hollywood film (5/25)
Andre Cramblit: Let's see some real Indian actors on the screen (5/25)
Steven Newcomb: U.S. perpetuates dominance over our nations (5/25)
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne student receives top honor (5/22)
Lakota Country Times: Newspaper takes home a slew of awards (5/22)
James Davies: The new tactic is to pretend racism doesn't exist (5/22)
Thomas O'Rourke: Yurok Tribe is a leader in forest restoration (5/22)
Terese Marie Mailhot: Message to all young Native Americans (5/22)
Matt Remle: Tribal nations take a stand to protect Turtle Island (5/22)
DOJ proposes bill to improve access to voting in Indian Country (5/22)
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate ready to exercise VAWA jurisdiction (5/22)
Grande Ronde Tribes await decision on flying flag at high school (5/22)
Cherokee Nation sues pharmaceutical firms over drug products (5/22)
Snoqualmie Tribe reports result of election for five council seats (5/22)
Law Article: Navajo Nation wages battle over 'Navajo' products (5/22)
Review: A son leads his father into the wild with 'Medicine Walk' (5/22)
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe to distribute $2.7M in gaming revenues (5/22)
Prairie Island Indian Community eyes $19M expansion at casino (5/22)
Creek Nation seeks Native workers for $329M casino expansion (5/22)
Eastern Shawnee Tribe to debut rodeo event at reopened casino (5/22)
Opinion: Poarch Creeks need state to protect gaming enterprise (5/22)
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe hit with another brine spill (5/21)
Lakota Country Times: NAIHC presents honor for lifetime service (5/21)
Ivan Star: I'm finding it hard to stand for 'Star Spangled Banner' (5/21)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds field hearing in Oklahoma (5/21)
Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program (5/21)
Crystal Echo Hawk: Indian Country still invisible to philanthropy (5/21)
Judge won't require school to allow eagle feather at graduation (5/21)
School apologizes for teaching song about brutal Indian mission (5/21)
Coquille Tribe hosts National Indian Timber Symposium in June (5/21)
Pokagon Band to file land-into-trust application at housing site (5/21)
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe to hold election for chief and sub-chief (5/21)
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to honor Civil War veterans (5/21)
Yakama Nation woman sentenced to 10 years for child abuse (5/21)
Heroin blamed for crash near Saginaw Chippewa Tribe school (5/21)
Navajo Nation business opens tech data center in New Mexico (5/21)
Opinion: Indian Country left out of nation's economic recovery (5/21)
Review: 'Hoop Jumper' offers look at allotment era in Oklahoma (5/21)
Opinion: Putting a woman on $20 bill might not be an easy task (5/21)
Opinion: Today's Indian wars are being fought over new casinos (5/21)
Oneida Nation close to opening of new gaming facility on June 2 (5/21)
Tribes hail movement on bill for one more casino in Connecticut (5/21)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hoping for casino decision this year (5/21)
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe buys properties next to casino (5/21)
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River elder cast in forthcoming film (5/20)
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter set for new matches (5/20)
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on water (5/20)
NCAIED set to return to DC with Reservation Economic Summit (5/20)
Mary Pember: New allies in battle against Indian youth suicide (5/20)
Harlan McKosato: It's time to change school policy on feathers (5/20)
Bryan Newland: Important context on land-into-trust process (5/20)
Jay Daniels: Indian Country forced to choose among two evils (5/20)
Anthony Trujillo: A cultural ambassador with the Peace Corps (5/20)
Mark Rogers: Some truths of the ethnic experience in America (5/20)
Indian schools go without fixes while military schools see $5B (5/20)
Indian student in federal court over right to wear eagle feather (5/20)
Pascua Yaqui Tribe hosts Violence Against Women Act training (5/20)
Tribal traditions put to use for battle against substance abuse (5/20)
Apology sought for treatment of tribes at grizzly bear meeting (5/20)
SCOTUSBlog: DOJ urges denial of petition in tribal court dispute (5/20)
County board calls on NFL team to eliminate its racist mascot (5/20)
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe names casino hire (5/20)
Judge again refuses to stop Jamul Band from building casino (5/20)
Connecticut lawmakers weigh bill for one more tribal casino (5/20)
Judge dismisses gaming case filed by Cayuga Nation faction (5/20)
Native casino in Saskatchewan on track with expansion plan (5/20)
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.