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
April 2, 2010
Haskell coach travels far and wide for basketball recruits
Ted Juneau, the basketball coach at Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas, travels throughout Indian Country in search of potential stars. Juneau can only make one or two big trips...

Homeless shelter hosts growing number of Native youth
Alaska Native youth make up 40 percent of the population at Covenant House, Alaska's only shelter for homeless teens. From 1998 to 2008, the number of Native youth at the...

Editorial: Fond memories of former Navajo vice president
"Where do you begin to describe Marshall Plummer? The man achieved so much in his life, you could write volumes and still only scratch the surface. Plummer is best-known...

Nevada tribes welcome Indian Health Care Improvement
Nevada tribes say the permanent reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act will improve the lives of American Indians and Alaska Natives in their state. "The Native American people...

Editorial: Tulsa ought to consider Muscogee Nation bridge
"An official with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Trade and Commerce Authority confirmed for the first time publicly that the tribe indeed plans to build a toll bridge across the Arkansas...

Editorial: A long way to go on Torres Martinez TANF probe
"The director of the California Department of Social Services says he is satisfied with the progress of the Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians in correcting accountability problems in its tribal welfare...

Opinion: Chumash Tribe pays tribute to beloved ancestor
"This month the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians will celebrate the birthday of one of our beloved ancestors, Maria Solares. An important figure in our tribe’s history, Solares...

Lynne Harlan: Cherokee membership linked to federal roll
"Our tribe has undertaken a tribal enrollment audit. The purpose of the audit was to ascertain the validity of people’s whose names appear on our tribal rolls, the official listing...

Field hearing focuses on Indian housing, veterans issues
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California) and Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Arizona) will travel to the Navajo Nation for a field hearing on Indian housing and Indian veteran issues on Saturday, April 10....

Navajo Nation committed to power plant despite hurdles
The Navajo Nation and developer Sithe Global Power say they are committed to a $3 billion coal-fired power plant near Shiprock, New Mexico. The tribe says the Desert Rock Energy...

Editorial: Miccosukee Tribe battles questionable land deal
"A ruling by a Miami federal judge this week might signal the end for a controversial Big Sugar land deal that should not have been approved in the first place....

EchoHawk to resolve Haskell issues after making BIE hire
Assistant Secretary Larry EchoHawk, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, said he will address leadership issues at Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas after he hires a new...

Doug George-Kanentiio: Credibility and Indian tax dispute
If the Iroquois are to defeat New York State's efforts to impose taxes on sales to non-Natives they must have not only credible people defending our rights but have to...

Sunpluggers: Jemez Pueblo hopes to harness solar power
"As the red dust of the pueblo square is rhythmically kicked by hundreds of Jemez Pueblo tribe members, I am transported back to a time of intense communal power. The...

Ojibwe woman pleaded guilty after drunken driving arrest
An Ojibwe woman who came forward to talk about her relationship with embattled golfer Tiger Woods pleaded guilty after she was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. Irene Folstrom, a...

MPR: Activists protest pipeline on Leech Lake Reservation
"Opponents of the Alberta Clipper oil pipeline protested on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation in Cass Lake Thursday. Construction on the 1-point-2 billion dollar pipeline from Alberta, Canada to Superior,...

Former Pequot leader wins award from law student group
Kenneth Reels, a former chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut, received the Thurgood Marshall Award from Quinnipiac University’s Black Law Student Association. Reels was selected as...

Crow Chairman: Water settlement in tribe's best interests
"I was troubled to read a March 27 guest opinion by congressional candidate A.J. Otjen. The tribe does not appreciate when a political candidate declares on her own what is...

More headlines...
Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: Tribes discuss water concerns at conference (8/1)
House committee passes bill to protect Gun Lake Tribe's casino (8/1)
Native Sun News: Lawmakers seek distribution of Cobell checks (7/31)
2nd Circuit protects Cayuga Nation from foreclosure proceeding (7/31)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (7/31)
David Wilkins: Finding some common ground on disenrollments (7/31)
Erik Stegman: Racist mascots continue to hurt our Native youth (7/31)
Tribes participate in 400-mile journey from Colorado to Arizona (7/31)
Sen. Tester questions void in leadership at IHS regional offices (7/31)
Matika Wilbur continues photo trip throughout Indian Country (7/31)
Proposed bill targets 'halfbreed' and 'breed' names in Montana (7/31)
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe records high levels of bacteria in river (7/31)
KUOW: Tightening the screws on tribal payday loan operations (7/31)
Notah Begay to be inducted into Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame (7/31)
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe fires police chief following investigation (7/31)
Opinion: Native Americans shackled in poverty by federal policy (7/31)
Fact Checker: Three Pinocchios for Washington team's new site (7/31)
Column: Revisiting Johnny Cash's classic Indian rights recording (7/31)
Column: Sen. McCain breaks promise on Tohono O'odham casino (7/31)
Survey shows support for smoke-free tribal casinos in Wisconsin (7/31)
Prairie Island Tribe arrests woman for possessing meth at casino (7/31)
Chumash Tribe hosts public meeting on $160M casino expansion (7/31)
Crews stop spread of fires that came near Barona Band's casino (7/31)
Native Sun News: Website tracks missing and murdered women (7/30)
Native Sun News: AmeriCorps expands efforts in Indian Country (7/30)
House Natural Resources Committee markup on four tribal bills (7/30)
Mark Begich: A permanent fix for tribal contract support costs (7/30)
Paul Moorehead: Let's get back to promoting self-government (7/30)
Tanya Lee: Violence against Native women a national disgrace (7/30)
Rep. Markwayne Mullin named one of 50 Most Beautiful on Hill (7/30)
Tribes criticize veto provisions in BIA federal recognition rule (7/30)
Great Plains tribes hold conference to safeguard water rights (7/30)
Yurok Tribe wraps up marijuana raids with nearly 13K plants (7/30)
Law Article: Tribal lenders fight federal agency investigation (7/30)
Editorial: Muscogee Nation paves the way for college's future (7/30)
NPR: Relying on social media to keep Native languages alive (7/30)
Opinion: EPA exploits tribes by recognizing their sovereignty (7/30)
Mescalero Apache Nation man sentenced for meth trafficking (7/30)
BIA won't commit to timeline on Mashpee Wampanoag casino (7/30)
Employees at Graton Rancheria casino to negotiate labor deal (7/30)
Tohono O'odham Nation blasts bill to bar off-reservation casino (7/30)
Opposition group sues to block gaming referendum in Nebraska (7/30)
Native Sun News: Native nations unite on uranium mine cleanup (7/29)
Audio from House subcommittee hearing on five tribal measures (7/29)
House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearing (7/29)
Witness List: SCIA hearing on natural disasters in Indian Country (7/29)
Gyasi Ross: Tribes put principle over profit in banning Ted Nugent (7/29)
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.