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
Kill The Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
April 16, 2010
Man guilty of Aquash murder contradicts prior testimony
A man who was found guilty of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash contradicted prior testimony in the case and said he was wrongfully convicted for the...

Yvette Roubideaux: What health reform means for IHS
Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, is the director of the Indian Health Service. Indian Country continues to celebrate passage of the historic...

Salazar not meeting with anyone over wind farm project
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar isn't meeting with anyone prior to making a decision on a controversial wind farm in Massachusetts, a spokesperson said. The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe asked for a...

Quileute Nation adopts strict policy on photos and taping
The Quileute Nation of Washington has adopted a new policy that addresses photos, sketching and taping on the reservation. Photos and sketching for personal use are acceptable under the policy....

Blog: Tribes looking for renewable energy tax incentives
"Proposed legislation currently pending the United States Senate and House of Representatives seek to allow developers of renewable energy products to take advantage of tax incentives for projects on Native...

Robinson Rancheria cites BIA approval of disenrollments
The Robinson Rancheria of Pomo Indians said the Bureau of Indian Affairs upheld the disenrollment of 45 people. Last December, the tribal council removed the late Marie Boggs Quitiquit from...

Lynne Harlan: Cherokees have history of sharing culture
"Since the fall, the Eastern Band of Cherokee has been sponsoring cultural presentations at Purdue University. Through a grant from the Cherokee Preservation Foundation the tribe’s education and training program...

Ronald Markishtum, Makah elder, found dead after crash
Ronald P. Markishtum Sr., an elder of the Makah Nation of Washington, was found dead on Thursday after a one-vehicle accident. He was 71. Markishtum was alone in the car....

Son of late Huron Band chairwoman files for council seat
Nathan Spurr, the son of the late chairwoman of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan, is running for tribal council. Nathan Spurr is eying one of...

Editorial: Race-based mascots don't belong in Wisconsin
"Race-based mascots in Wisconsin public schools are targeted in a bill passed this week in the Legislature, challenging a sports tradition that stereotypes Native Americans to evoke a warrior-like spirit....

Editorial: Might as well get rid of more offensive mascots
"It was with mixed emotions that we received the news last week that the University of North Dakota is dropping its “Fighting Sioux” nickname and logo. We agree with the...

Lumbee council fails in vote to rescind lobbying contract
Members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina said they will continue to oppose a contract with a lobbying firm after the council failed to rescind the controversial deal on...

Rep. Rehberg pushes for action on trust fund settlement
Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Montana) is asking the House Natural Resources Committee to take action to settle the Indian trust fund lawsuit. The $3.4 billion settlement was announced on December 7,...

Lac du Flambeau president disputes removal from post
Jerome "Brooks" Big John has continued to work as president of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin although some tribal council members said they...

Gyasi Ross: Being a role model for Indian Country youth
"Recently, I was walking around at the University of Washington’s First Nations’ Pow-wow with my 3 year old son holding onto my finger. He loves pow-wows and round dance music—when...

J.D. Colbert: Decolonization and a return to Native-topia
J.D. Colbert, a member of the Muscogee Nation, is a senior advisor at Avondale Investments in Norman, Oklahoma. Chuck Trimble´s column in the 4-12-10 edition of indianz.com got me to...

Chad Smith: Cherokees owe success to Wilma Mankiller
"A strong Cherokee woman with a heart for her home and her people, Wilma Mankiller, who died April 6 at 64, shrugged off the perceived novelty of her gender when...

More headlines...
Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: Lakota War Path team wins world relay title (7/22)
Raina Thiele: Native youth participate in My Brother's Keeper (7/22)
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs looks into tribal gaming (7/22)
NIGC reports 'stable' growth in $28B tribal gaming industry (7/22)
Mark Rogers: Reality of being an invisible Indian in New York (7/22)
Tim Giago: Treat alcoholism and drug addictions as diseases (7/21)
Charles Trimble: No longer a Wannabee with Oglala tribal ID (7/21)
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk Nation endures 800+ years (7/21)
Native Sun News: Tribes seek final judgment in ICWA dispute (7/21)
Native Sun News: Paper takes home awards at NAJA meeting (7/21)
Travis Armstrong: Newspaper unfairly targets Morongo Band (7/21)
James Rawlings: Connecticut tries to deny tribal recognition (7/21)
Ryan Bellerose: Indigenous people win with truth on our side (7/21)
Opinion: Warfare caused genocide among New England tribes (7/21)
Editorial: A landmark decision for tribal sovereignty in Alaska (7/21)
Al Jazeera: Advocates seek inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA (7/21)
Teens accused of killing homeless Navajo men in New Mexico (7/21)
Shoni Schimmel earns most valuable player at WNBA All-Stars (7/21)
Daily Beast: Native lacrosse players encounter racism on field (7/21)
James Garner, actor with Cherokee heritage, passes on at 86 (7/21)
More people turn in human remains to Washington authorities (7/21)
Lytton Band donates $1M to bolster land-into-trust application (7/21)
Unsettled Ch. 23: Passamaquoddy leader indicted for stealing (7/21)
Man awaits trial for slaying of Chitimacha Tribe's police officer (7/21)
Editorial: No rubes at Quechan Nation in saying no to NFL team (7/21)
Wyandotte Nation agrees with dismissal of casino site lawsuit (7/21)
Catawba Nation reports strong opening weekend at bingo hall (7/21)
Chief of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe wary of $500M casino bid (7/21)
Editorial: Meskwaki Tribe should compromise on racetrack site (7/21)
Editorial: Florida should take lesson from Atlantic City casinos (7/21)
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe contains spill at pipeline (7/18)
Richard Littlebear: Montana takes the lead in Indian education (7/18)
President of Oglala Sioux Tribe survives impeachment attempt (7/18)
Senate candidate backs holocaust memorial at Wounded Knee (7/18)
Alaska Supreme Court sides with tribe in child welfare dispute (7/18)
A Tribe Called Red breaks ties with founding member DJ Shub (7/18)
New Mexico governor hosts annual meeting with tribal leaders (7/18)
Case in Point: Citizen Potawatomi Nation creates an economy (7/18)
Law Article: Risk of double taxation under new BIA regulation (7/18)
Unsettled Ch. 20: Passamaquoddy Tribe still lacks constitution (7/18)
Opinion: Bishop helped save lives of Sioux men after 1862 war (7/18)
Gregory Mendoza: Tohono O'odham Nation misleads on casino (7/18)
Cherokee Nation builds 8th gaming facility on Indian allotment (7/18)
Catawba Nation ready to welcome customers to bingo facility (7/18)
WUWM: 'Bingo Queens' shows power of Oneida Nation women (7/18)
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president replies to complaints (7/17)
Ivan Star Comes Out: Teach youth about forms of government (7/17)
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.