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
Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
October 28, 2004
Court says state rights trump tribal sovereignty
California tribes must abide by the state's campaign finance laws, a divided state court ruled on Wednesday, holding that state rights trump sovereignty. In a 2-1 decision, the 3rd District...

Idaho tribes report increase in voter registration
Two Idaho tribes are reporting an increase in first-time voter registrations. The Nez Perce Tribe registered 200 new voters while the Coeur d'Alene Tribe registered 150. The tribes took part...

Column: Navajo registration increases in Utah
"Even in San Juan County - the state's largest county in area but with only 14,000 residents, one of the least populated - registration numbers are historically high. In 2000,...

Tohono O'odham Nation to build cultural center
The Tohono O'odham Nation in Arizona will break ground on a $7.1 million cultural center and museum on Friday. The facility will feature exhibits, classrooms, a library and an area...

Yaqui Chair: Vote no on anti-immigration initiative
"America was the place to be, a giant melting pot of immigrants forging a new frontier. Yet Native Americans were not to become citizens of the United States for another...

Clinton to meet with tribal leaders in New Mexico
Former president Bill Clinton will meet with tribal leaders in New Mexico this weekend, The Albuquerque Journal reports. Clinton is campaigning for Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry. He will...

Bush puts signature to probate reform legislation
President Bush signed the American Indian Probate Reform Act of 2004 into law on Wednesday. S.1721 seeks to stem the growing fractionation of Indian lands by establishing a uniform probate...

Native students to help call presidential election
Native students at a high school in New Mexico will be helping a polling company forecast the winner of the presidential election on November 2. Jonathan Yazzie, Kimberly Miller and...

Former Miss Navajo Nation tells of domestic violence
Radmilla Cody, former Miss Navajo Nation, says she was beaten, humiliated and threatened with weapons by a former boyfriend. But she kept going back to him even after friends questioned...

New BIA building in New Mexico named for Domenici
A new Bureau of Indian Affairs building in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was dedicated on Wednesday. The Pete V. Domenici Indian Affairs Building is located on land held in trust for...

Report targets illegal dumping on reservations
A new report from the University of California, Los Angeles gives a barely passing grade of "C" to the condition of reservations in southern California. The UCLA Institute of the...

Indian voters least likely to have identification
Indian voters in South Dakota are the least likely to have photo identification required for the polls, Secretary of State Chris Nelson says. Statewide, only 2 percent of voters in...

Domenici tells Navajo Nation president to 'wake up'
Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. "better wake up," Sen. Pete Domenici (R-New Mexico) says. Domenici blasted Shirley, who has endorsed Sen. John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) for president, in an interview...

Convicted grave robber cleared of murder charge
A man convicted of stealing the remains of two Indian children from a gravesite has been acquitted of trying to murder the people who put him behind bars. Jack Lee...

Researchers find new species of small humans
Researchers have discovered a new species of small humans that lived on an island 18,000 years ago. Researchers found the nearly complete remains of a woman and other remains in...

Norton proposal to cut tribes out of dam appeals
The Interior Department is proposing to cut tribes out of the appeals process for the licensing and operation of dams. The department has proposed and is asking for public comment...

Alaska Native village ponders costly relocation
The Alaska Native village of Newtok is contemplating a massive and costly relocation to prevent being erased by a growing river. The village has chosen a site and obtained land...

Poll: Voters trust Bush on Supreme Court picks
A new Washington Post poll shows that likely voters favor incumbent President George W. Bush to pick new U.S. Supreme Court justices over Democratic nominee Sen. John Kerry. The poll...

NCAI seeks $12M for Washington building
The National Congress of American Indians is seeking to raise $12 million to purchase its own building to establish a presence for tribes in Washington, D.C. Tex Hall, NCAI...

Ex-Kickapoo official found guilty of stealing
A former director for the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas was found guilty of embezzling money and laundering checks on Wednesday. Maricela Mendoza was accused of stealing almost $260,000 from the...

Author: Abramoff, Scanlon likely to be indicted
Washington insiders Jack Abramoff and Michael Scanlon are probably going to be indicted, an author of a book about House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) says. Lou Dubose, one of...

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:
Tribes rest easy as Supreme Court wraps up a surprising session (6/24)
Tribes in northern California take action to protect salmon runs (6/24)
Aaron Payment re-elected as chairman of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe (6/24)
Gun Lake Tribe hosts annual Sweet Grass Moon Powwow in July (6/24)
Native Sun News: First Native hockey referee 'Butchy' passes on (6/24)
Delphine Red Shirt: Lakota people denied voting rights on our land (6/24)
Ruth Hopkins: Saving sacred Bear Butte from a massive biker bar (6/24)
Terese Mailhot: Becoming a better ally after the Orlando shooting (6/24)
April Youpee-Roll: Elizabeth Warren owes more to Indian Country (6/24)
Another land-into-trust fix reportedly being drafted in the Senate (6/24)
Federal charges filed in kidnapping of girl on Fort Peck Reservation (6/24)
Non-Indian charged for trespassing at Nambe Pueblo in New Mexico (6/24)
St. Croix Chippewa Tribe warned not to launch marijuana operation (6/24)
Eastern Shawnee Tribe breaks ground on $34M expansion at casino (6/24)
Non-Indian gaming firm loses challenge to law for new tribal casino (6/24)
Grand Ronde Tribes to finish demolition work at site of old racetrack (6/24)
Supreme Court deadlocks in closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case (6/23)
Matthew Fletcher: 'Huge win' for Mississippi Choctaw court system (6/23)
Native American Basketball Invitational draws top talent to Arizona (6/23)
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe almost done with long-awaited theater (6/23)
Susanville Rancheria thanks lawmakers for help with land-into-trust (6/23)
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on three bills (6/23)
Supreme Court backs affirmative action policy in long-running case (6/23)
Native Sun News: Senate committee takes on Indian Health Service (6/23)
Mark Trahant: A Republican plan to terminate Indian Health Service (6/23)
James Giago Davies: Welfare for corporations but nothing for tribes (6/23)
Peter d'Errico: Justice Clarence Thomas critiques federal Indian law (6/23)
Two charged for beating and setting woman from Crow Tribe on fire (6/23)
White House defends fracking regulation imposed on Indian lands (6/23)
Mescalero Apache woman hosts fundraiser for Miss United States (6/23)
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to collect sales tax on entire reservation (6/23)
Seneca-Cayuga Nation ordered to conduct another council election (6/23)
Poarch Creek land-into-trust bill could help casino effort in Florida (6/23)
Cherokee Nation enters deal to run commercial casino in Arkansas (6/23)
Tohono O'odham Nation told to turn over casino-related documents (6/23)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee debates marijuana & sovereignty (6/22)
Major trust reform bill supported by Indian Country signed into law (6/22)
President Obama signs land-into-trust bill for Susanville Rancheria (6/22)
Chairman Jim Boyd from Colville Tribes passes away at age of 60 (6/22)
Tribes take more control of their land with HEARTH Act regulations (6/22)
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community adds another 128 acres (6/22)
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge Reservation graduates celebrate (6/22)
Native Sun News: Year of Reconciliation sees another anniversary (6/22)
Former Fond du Lac Band chairman Peter Defoe passes on at 77 (6/22)
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.