indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439   fax: 202 318 2182
Dynamic Homes
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
February 8, 2010
Mark Trahant: Growing the IHS budget in tough times
"President Barack Obama answered an important philosophical question last week: How will the federal government fully fund a starved Indian health system? The answer is budget by budget: The...

NIEA vice president delivers education speech in DC
NIEA Vice-President Dr. Teresa Makuakane-Drechsel delivers the 2010 State of Native Education Address. Photo © NIEA. Weather conditions kept many people away from Washington, D.C., but the National Indian...

Editorial: Lawmaker takes on Creek Nation for lawsuit
"State Rep. Doug Cox isn’t happy with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation — as a lawmaker or as a physician. The tribe filed a federal lawsuit in January regarding legislation that...

Northwestern Band commemorates 1863 massacre
The Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation marked the anniversary of the 1863 Bear River Massacre last month. On January 29, 1863, the U.S. Army made a surprise attack...

Little Traverse Bay Bands ends partnership with tribe
The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan will no longer be doing business with a tribe whose executives have been accused of financial mismanagement. The Little Traverse...

Torres Martinez Tribe behind on $1.54M fine for TANF
The Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians of California say they can't pay a $1.54 million fine over mismanagement of federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds. The tribe was...

Opinion: Cobell case settled for pennies on the dollar
"In 1994, as mineral and gas corporations were discovering new reserves of oil and gas on tribal reservations across the West, a feisty middle-aged Blackfeet woman named Elouise Cobell decided...

USET, NIEA on schedule despite big snowstorm in DC
Dozens of tribal leaders and Indian educators are making their way to Washington, D.C., even as the nation's capitol digs itself out of a major snowstorm. Upwards of two feet...

Editorial: Sheriff wrong about Coeur d'Alene policing
"In a reasonable world, a public-safety measure like one the Idaho Legislature should see in the coming days would not be necessary. But sometimes the world is decidedly unreasonable –...

Miccosukee Tribe cuts sponsorship for NASCAR driver
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is no longer sponsoring NASCAR events or supporting NASCAR drivers. Under former chairman Billy Cypress, the tribe sponsored all three of NASCAR's national tours and...

Obama proposes cut in NAGPRA tribal grant program
In his fiscal year 2011 budget, President Barack Obama is seeking a 25 percent reduction in Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act grants, Indian Country Today reports. Congress appropriated...

Tim Giago: Cherokee Nation fights termination effort
How many of you know that a U. S. Congresswoman from California has twice tried to terminate the federal status of the Cherokee Nation? It may be the first and...

Opinion: Quileute Nation not getting rich off 'Twilight'
"All the world, it seems, has been bitten by “Twilight.” Conservative estimates place revenue generated from Stephenie Meyer’s vampire chronicles — the books, movies and merchandise — in the...

Former Passamaquoddy police chief accused of theft
The former longtime police chief for the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point in Maine has been indicted on theft and misuse of property charges. Joseph Barnes, 41, is accused of...

More headlines...
Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: IHS hospital at Pine Ridge undergoes review (7/25)
Ivan Star Comes Out: Group disturbs tranquility at Bear Butte (7/25)
Navajo Nation president calls for FBI probe of brutal murders (7/25)
Jennie Stockle: Justice for victims of Cedarville mass shooting (7/25)
John Christian Hopkins: Waiting for Belgian waffles at Denny's (7/25)
Steven Pevar: Indian chldren are being taken from their homes (7/25)
Opinion: A troubling relationship with Native peoples in Canada (7/25)
Puyallup Tribe cancels upcoming Ted Nugent concerts at casino (7/25)
Mayor gives conflicting view on Tohono O'odham Nation casino (7/25)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe plans to start work at gaming site (7/25)
Native Sun News: Cobell beneficiaries still waiting on payment (7/24)
Navajo Nation president to discuss brutal murders with mayor (7/24)
NCAI President Cladoosby offers cedar hat to BIA's Washburn (7/24)
Woman waiting in line at SCIA hearing reportedly had bedbugs (7/24)
S.E. Ruckman: Tribal members share frustrations on IHS care (7/24)
Mark Rogers: System exploits misery of our nation's veterans (7/24)
Fort Belknap Tribes depend on revenue from Internet lending (7/24)
Oglala Sioux Tribe still working on plan for legal alcohol sales (7/24)
Two Native girls charged with assault for hockey game brawl (7/24)
Chickasaw Nation welcomes public to new community center (7/24)
Oregon tribe plans major development at historic village site (7/24)
Unsettled Ch. 26: Passamaquoddy dealings cloaked in secrecy (7/24)
KCAW: BLM supports Alaska Native corporation in land dispute (7/24)
Mixed martial arts fighter from Lumbee Tribe proud of heritage (7/24)
Granddaughter of former team owner condemns racist mascot (7/24)
Opinion: Chief Black Hawk was notorious leader of Ute people (7/24)
Remote tribes facing threats from drug trafficking and logging (7/24)
BIA indicates Tohono O'odham Nation can use land for gaming (7/24)
Pojoaque Pueblo wants to take state out of casino operations (7/24)
Iipay Nation started planning Internet poker games last year (7/24)
Fighter seriously injured at Trinidad Rancheria's casino event (7/24)
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe concerned about potential gaming site (7/24)
Native Sun News: Great Plains tribes call for full contract funds (7/23)
Native Sun News: Candidate wants Obama to meet with tribes (7/23)
Audio: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on gaming (7/23)
President Obama nominates Jonodev Chaudhuri to lead NIGC (7/23)
Class III compact for Swinomish Tribe lowers legal age to 18 (7/23)
Navajo Nation officials seek meeting in response to murders (7/23)
Larry Spotted Crow Mann: Thank Indian veterans for America (7/23)
Fond du Lac Band tries to uncover cause of foodborne illness (7/23)
Man in Alabama honors Yuchi ancestor with unique memorial (7/23)
Shivwits Band sees early success with gas station and store (7/23)
Seminole Tribe launches marketing campaign for juice brand (7/23)
Mohegan Tribe breaks ground on first of 15 chain restaurants (7/23)
Water bottling plant provides usage reports to Morongo Band (7/23)
WBUR: Tribes rebury one of their ancient relatives in Montana (7/23)
KPLU: Quileute Tribe welcomes man who was rescued in 2010 (7/23)
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.