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
March 17, 2010
Tanana Chiefs Conference plans to create damp shelter
The Tanana Chiefs Conference is working on establishing a shelter for homeless chronic inebriates in Fairbanks, Alaska. The leader of the organization's Justice Task Force has met with Christian organizations...

Creek Nation wants to buy back historic council building
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma is seeking to reacquire its historic council building. The Creek Council House was the tribe's original capital. It was established in 1878 but...

Navajo woman named to Indian affairs post in Colorado
Carol Harvey, a member of the Navajo Nation, has been named executive secretary of the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs. Harvey, an attorney, will serve as a liaison between...

Editorial: Navajo substance abuse center holds promise
"Anticipation continues to grow as the new Navajo Regional Behavioral Health Center in Shiprock gains momentum. The 56,000-square-foot facility is opening in phases and last month the facility welcomed its...

HUD audit finds fault with Fort Belknap housing program
The Fort Belknap Indian Community of Montana isn't managing federal funds properly, the Department of Housing and Urban Development said in a March 7 audit. The Office of Inspector General...

Editorial: PACT Act puts a halt to Internet tobacco sales
"A bill that would ban the shipment of cigarettes and certain tobacco products through the U.S. Postal Service was approved unanimously by the Senate last week. A companion bill was...

Cowlitz Tribe welcomes threatened listing for smelt fish
The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington praised the Obama administration's decision to list the Pacific smelt fish as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act. The tribe depended on smelt during...

Mary Pember: 'Lost Birds' find their way home to tribes
"The arrest of white missionaries trying to adopt allegedly orphaned Haitian children struck a chord with me. Similar media stories about well meaning white celebrities adopting pretty babies of color...

NCAI pushes for settlement in USDA discrimination suit
The National Congress of American Indians is pushing the Obama administration to settle the Keepseagle case over discrimination at the Department of Agriculture. NCAI President Jefferson Keel, a member of...

EPA announces new office for tribal government affairs
The Obama administration has created a new office at the Environmental Protection Agency for tribal issues. Tribes will now be grouped with international efforts at EPA. Administrator Lisa P. Jackson...

Opinion: 'Liberal elites' saw dollar signs in Indian tribes
"Indian tribes were originally designed to be profit generators from which their creators could raise money for political candidates, trade victimization for votes, and generate revenue for their affiliated businesses....

University of Michigan to consult tribes about ancestors
The University of Michigan says it will comply with new federal regulations that affect "culturally unidentifiable" Native ancestors. The school plans to consult tribes with historical ties to the area...

Montana tribal members push to save sacred Chief Cliff
Members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana have launched a campaign to protect the sacred Chief Cliff from development. Chief Cliff, a rock formation, plays a central...

Witness list for SCIA hearing on law enforcement hiring
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow to discuss law enforcement in Indian Country. The committee will look into recruitment, training, hiring and retention of Bureau of Indian...

9th Circuit rules two criminal defendants aren't 'Indian'
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday set aside the convictions of two men because they are not "Indian" as defined by federal law In the first case, Gordon...

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:
Native Sun News: First Nations Sculpture Garden breaks ground (8/28)
Native Sun News: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe misses Cobell deadline (8/28)
James Giago Davies: There's trouble brewing on the racist horizon (8/28)
Simon Moya-Smith: A Republican slur on our indigenous relatives (8/28)
Kyle Mays: Connections between Creole and Native communities (8/28)
Mike Myers: Tribes deserve our own seats on international level (8/28)
Opinion: Supreme Court should pass on Jim Thorpe NAGPRA case (8/28)
Navajo Nation to reopen irrigation canal after Gold King mine spill (8/28)
Native executive wasn't surprised by 'No Natives please' rental ad (8/28)
Tribal members in Minnesota assert treaty right to gather wild rice (8/28)
County hopes to revive foreclosure lawsuit against Cayuga Nation (8/28)
Washington Supreme Court affirms legality of tribal gas compacts (8/28)
County sheriff questions authority of tribal officers in New Mexico (8/28)
Nooksack Tribe concerned about impact of slowly melting glaciers (8/28)
Supreme Court Justice Thomas favors conservative leaning briefs (8/28)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe prepares for decision on gaming plan (8/28)
San Manuel Band hires executive director for gaming commission (8/28)
Kumeyaay Nation still waiting to repatriate ancestors despite win (8/27)
IHS plans to expand service area for Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe (8/27)
Native Sun News: Health workers join together for race relations (8/27)
Ivan Star: Oglala Sioux government fails majority of our people (8/27)
Steve Russell: Donald Trump isn't the only crazy one in the race (8/27)
Harlan McKosato: Isleta Pueblo opposes city development plan (8/27)
Julianne Jennings: People of color must unite for justice or else (8/27)
Hillary Clinton campaign reaches out to tribal voters in Nevada (8/27)
EPA releases internal report into Gold King Mine spill disaster (8/27)
Southern Ute Tribe hosts top DOJ officials at crime conference (8/27)
Paper must ask to attend Eastern Cherokee council meetings (8/27)
Koi Nation praises charges against man accused of looting site (8/27)
Pokagon Band breaks ground on village with housing complex (8/27)
Tribes provide fire services on and off reservations in California (8/27)
Chumash Tribe signs new Class III casino compact in California (8/27)
Tohono O'odham Nation heading back in court in casino lawsuit (8/27)
Ak-Chin Indian Community announces $100M casino expansion (8/27)
Lower Sioux Indian Community debuts $22M casino expansion (8/27)
Little Traverse Bay Bands plan new development at old casino (8/27)
Seminole Tribe wins major ruling in taxation dispute in Florida (8/26)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on EPA mine spill (8/26)
Indian Health Service to hold a second meeting for LGBT issues (8/26)
Obama picks for National Advisory Council on Indian Education (8/26)
Native Sun News: Lakota grandmother debuts film about uranium (8/26)
Native Sun News: Miss Crow Fair thanks family for strong support (8/26)
Terese Marie Mailhot: Beware of vicious and deadly gossip on rez (8/26)
Former Navajo Nation leaders blamed for lack of women's shelter (8/26)
Man charged with murder of Crow Tribe couple could face death (8/26)
Former executives charged with theft from Chippewa Cree Tribe (8/26)
Northern Arapaho Tribe asks Obama to drop appeal in eagle case (8/26)
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.