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: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe honors veterans (9/17)
Mark Trahant: Is independence in the future for tribal nations? (9/17)
Audio: SCIA takes up bill to bar Tohono O'odham Nation casino (9/17)
House approves bill to address tribal general welfare programs (9/17)
House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on tribal bills (9/17)
House subcommittee to hold hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (9/17)
9th Circuit takes up Big Lagoon Rancheria gaming land dispute (9/17)
House passes bill to shield Gun Lake Tribe casino from litigation (9/17)
Andre Cramblit: Enjoying life at Dartmouth as a Native student (9/17)
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Tribes need to lead climate change reform (9/17)
Sarah Deer wins genius grant for work to protect Native women (9/17)
Tex Hall loses bid for another term as chair of North Dakota tribe (9/17)
Group starts dragging of river in search of missing Native women (9/17)
Appeal filed over Navajo language ability of presidential hopeful (9/17)
Trial delayed for leader of Muscogee Nation accused in theft case (9/17)
Editorial: Pass bill to extend federal recognition to Virginia tribes (9/17)
NLRB reaffirms jurisdiction over Little River Band gaming facility (9/17)
Chumash Tribe to use labor unions for all work on casino project (9/17)
Student arrested over theft at Saginaw Chippewa Tribe's casino (9/17)
Native Sun News: Homeless students find support in Rapid City (9/16)
Checks from final payment of Cobell settlement put in the mail (9/16)
DOI offers $9.4M for Cobell buy-backs on Umatilla Reservation (9/16)
House takes up bill to address tribal general welfare programs (9/16)
Tribal leaders headed to Capitol Hill to push legislative priorities (9/16)
NMAI hosts symposium on treaties to coincide with new exhibit (9/16)
Witnesses: Hearing on bill to bar Tohono O'odham Nation casino (9/16)
Rival tribes spend $13M to block Tohono O'odham Nation casino (9/16)
Mark Charles: Trail of Tears sign points to much deeper problem (9/16)
Donna Ennis: Don't let ethnic imposters take away our identity (9/16)
Serial killer sentenced to life term for murder of Native woman (9/16)
Civil rights complaint filed over repeated denial of honor song (9/16)
Sen. Cantwell to introduce bill to end NFL's tax-exempt status (9/16)
House backs package to transfer federal land to Te-Moak Tribe (9/16)
Fort Belknap Tribe detained state game warden for trespassing (9/16)
Mohegan Tribe to open first Smashburger location in December (9/16)
Police in Ontario investigate letter that threatens Native people (9/16)
Urban Indian population grows in Brazil's poorest neighborhoods (9/16)
Indian family in Washington continues bid for casino on allotment (9/16)
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe challenges NLRB jurisdiction over casino (9/16)
Mohegan Tribe loses bid for commercial casino in Massachusetts (9/16)
Connecticut tribes see another decline in slot machine revenues (9/16)
Tim Giago: Standing tall for Native American Day in South Dakota (9/15)
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne man beaten by BIA officer (9/15)
Mark Trahant: Ten reasons why every Native person should vote (9/15)
Jay Daniels: Still waiting on that final Cobell settlement payment (9/15)
Vote set on bill to protect Gun Lake Tribe's casino from litigation (9/15)
HUD settles complaint for couple on Turtle Mountain Reservation (9/15)
Bryan Brewer: Approve HR3043 to stop IRS harassment of tribes (9/15)
Maryann McGovran: Vote for North Fork Rancheria's gaming deal (9/15)
Donna Ennis: Tribal banishments are a form of cultural genocide (9/15)
Steven Newcomb: Political meanings restrict indigenous peoples (9/15)
Bruce Anderson: Washington team name preserves stereotypes (9/15)
Column: DC-area Native people oppose NFL team's racist mascot (9/15)
House set to vote on bill to transfer federal land to Te-Moak Tribe (9/15)
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.