Chat online with Kilcher, 'New World' actress (December 22, 2005)
Q'Orianka Kilcher as Pocahontas in "The New World," a new film from New Line Cinema. Q'orianka Kilcher, an up and coming Native actress, will be discussing her role in "The New World" on The Washington Post's web site today...
Calendar features '21st Century Skins' (December 22, 2005)
If you're always wondering why there are no calendars of Native men, wonder no more. An Arizona couple has produced "21st Century Skins Native American Men’s Calendar" for 2006. Shaunya and Mihio Manus, both Navajos, made the calendar after...
Washington 'holding breath' on possible Abramoff plea (December 22, 2005)
Talk of a potential plea by disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff has Washington "holding its collective breath," a Republican lobbyist told The Los Angeles Times. People on Capitol Hill are worried that they could be drawn into the scandal if Abramoff...
Sen. Brownback latest to return Abramoff donations (December 22, 2005)
Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kansas), the sponsor of the resolution to apologize to Native peoples for their treatment by the United States, is returning $42,000 in contributions from former tribal clients of disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Brownback said four Abramoff tribes...
Editorial: Burns, Baucus and Rehberg were bought (December 22, 2005)
"Montana's Sens. Conrad Burns and Max Baucus and Rep. Denny Rehberg have made a big show in recent days of returning or giving away campaign contributions linked to pariah-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, formally one of Washington, D.C.'s top stringpullers now under...
Montana GOP files complaint against Baucus (December 22, 2005)
The Montana Republican Party filed a complaint against Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana) on Wednesday, asking the Federal Election Commission to investigate a donation by a former associate of Jack Abramoff. Ronald L. Platt worked at Greenberg Traurig, Abramoff's old firm....
Study confirms benefits of diabetes control (December 22, 2005)
A study published in today's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine found that diabetics who strictly controlled their blood sugar levels can cut their risk of heart attacks and strokes by half. The 17-year study involved 1,400 people...
Abramoff plea deal would come in bank fraud case (December 22, 2005)
Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff is negotiating a deal to plead guilty to bank fraud charges in Florida, The New York Times reports. An agreement could be announced as early as next week, one source said. Another source said it...
Senate removes ANWR drilling from defense bill (December 22, 2005)
The Senate passed $453.3 billion military spending bill on Wednesday after removing a provision to authorize drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Alaska drilling was doomed after Senate Democrats led a filibuster against the provision. A vote to break...
Indianz.Com Service Note for the Holiday Season (December 22, 2005)
Happy Holidays! Indianz.Com is officially on vacation for the remainder of the year so that means posting will be light starting today. We apologize in advance for any withdrawal symptoms that you may experience during this time. You can always...
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