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
The Rise of Tribes and the Fall of Federal Indian Law
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
November 08, 2004
Judge dismisses $25B BIA boarding school suit
A federal judge has dismissed a $25 billion lawsuit alleging sexual, physical and mental abuse at boarding schools formerly overseen the Bureau of Indian Affairs. A group of former boarding...

Data shows little change in BIA jail population
The number of inmates at Indian Country detention facilities remained steady over the past year, according to a report released on Sunday. The statistics showed 2,006 prisoners were housed at...

Director of Indian center combats stereotypes
All Indians are rich. All Indians are drunks. Indians don't like White people. Caroline Hicks, director of the Pelathe Community Resource Center in Lawrence, Kansas, runs into these perceptions everyday....

Venne wins re-election as chairman of Crow Tribe
Carl Venne was re-elected as chairman of the Crow Tribe of Montana this weekend. Venne won 58 percent of the vote in Saturday's election. He defeated Calvin "Coolidge" Jefferson,...

Mashantucket Tribe elects Reels as vice chair
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut elected Kenneth M. Reels as vice chair during its annual meeting on Sunday. Reels, a council member, beat Charlene Jones, the tribal secretary,...

Native community honors mother of Native teen
The Native community in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, presented eagle feathers and blankets to the mother and a friend of Neil Stonechild, a Cree teen whose death has been linked to police...

Memorial, tournament set for slain Lakota soldier
Army Pfc. Sheldon Hawk Eagle, a Lakota soldier who died in Iraq, will be honored at a memorial and basketball tournament later this month. Hawk Eagle's family and the Cheyenne...

Reservations called breeding ground for meth
Reservations are facing a new threat from a cheap and easy to make drug, Sioux activist Jean Mahomni Mani says. Mani says methamphetamine has invaded the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation...

Kansas university criticized for Braves mascot
The American Indian Movement in Kansas is asking Otttawa University to discontinue its Braves mascot. The mascot comes in two forms: a student in Indian dressed called "Giego" and an...

Housing, economies a priority for Native woman
Maria Valandra is using her position at First Interstate Bank to improve housing conditions and economic opportunities on reservations in Montana. Valandra is vice president of community development. Her job...

Wyoming governor warms to discussion over taxes
After first calling the proposal a "kind of blackmail," Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal (R) says he will discuss tax issues with the Northern Arapaho Tribe. The tribe commissioned a study...

University of Minnesota creates scholarship program
The University of Minnesota has created a $100,000 scholarship program for Indian students. Scott Davis donated the money to the school in honor of Richard Lussier, an Ojibwe from the...

Norton won't talk about agenda for next four years
Interior Secretary Gale Norton won't comment about the priorities of the next Bush administration because she doesn't know if she will be sticking around for another four years. Norton was...

Judicial nominations already a hot issue in Senate
The already hairy judicial nomination process has heated up again over remarks by Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pennsylvania), who is in line to head the Senate Judiciary Committee. Observers say Specter...

Mark Trahant: Do political endorsements matter?
"The day after the election, I heard from readers who were quite pleased that our "endorsee" lost. Nothing the P-I wrote, they said, helped Kerry. Or go down the list....

Fire Thunder credits women for Pine Ridge victory
Cecilia Fire Thunder, the incoming president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, credits her victory last week to the growing power of women on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Fire Thunder said...

GOP critic of McCain received tribal donations
A conservative Republican activist who criticized Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) for investigating whether tribes were bilked out of $66 million has received contributions from tribes, The Washington Post reports. Grover...

Yellow Bird: Native voters make a difference
"Ahh, the week after elections; losers scratch their heads, and winners are misty-eyed with victory. Me? I'm both disappointed and glad at the outcome of some the election results. I...

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:
Obama hosts his final White House Tribal Nations Conference (9/27)
More tribes settle trust fund lawsuits as Obama era nears end (9/27)
Memorandum of understanding for treaty rights in the works (9/27)
White House: Indigenous voices in the Obama administration (9/27)
President Obama praises Comanche Nation woman in speech (9/27)
Lakota Country Times: Clinic for Native veterans shut down (9/27)
Native Sun News Today: Statue brings community together (9/27)
Delphine Red Shirt: Start the healing process for our people (9/27)
Editorial: Newspapers shouldn't be beholden to government (9/27)
Albert Bender: Spill confirms fears on Dakota Access Pipeline (9/27)
Sierra Club: More review needed for Dakota Access Pipeline (9/27)
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation releases casino expansion study (9/27)
Remarks by Obama at White House Tribal Nations Conference (9/26)
President Obama signs bill to promote Native tourism into law (9/26)
Lakota Country Times: #NoDAPL lands before United Nations (9/26)
Native Sun News Today: Rosebud Sioux group celebrates win (9/26)
Clara Caufield: Look around because Indians are everywhere (9/26)
Rodney Butler/Kevin Brown: Tribes committed to new casino (9/26)
Gyasi Ross: Obama's legacy on the line with Dakota pipeline (9/26)
Steven Newcomb: Statue on Kumeyaay territory based on lie (9/26)
Peter d'Errico: Book encourages return to a 'tribal' way of life (9/26)
Review: 'Inspiring' documentary about Elouise Cobell's battle (9/26)
More California tribes welcome labor unions at gaming facilities (9/26)
Ho-Chunk Nation starts work on major casino expansion project (9/26)
Obama administration asks tribes about infrastructure projects (9/23)
House passes measure to combat illegal sale of tribal property (9/23)
Mike Rounds: Righting historical wrongs against Native citizens (9/23)
Indian Health Service names new medical officer in Great Plains (9/23)
Interior Department finalizes rule for Native Hawaiian relations (9/23)
Native Sun News Today: Democrat accepts invitation to debate (9/23)
Jeffrey Whalen: A failed experiment in socialism at Pine Ridge (9/23)
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.