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
Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
August 23, 2010
Groups claim Chumash Tribe can't follow land-into-trust process
Two groups say the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians of California can't follow the land-into-trust process. Preservation of Los Olivos (POLO) and Preservation of Santa Ynez (POSY) say the...

Ralph Forquera: Urban Indians face major health reform struggle
"In an article a week or so ago, Mark Trahant described the need to define who is an Indian in order to address the problem the Federal government now faces...

DOJ won't prosecute Alaska figure for sexual abuse of Native girl
The Department of Justice won't prosecute a prominent Alaska political and business figure on sex charges involving minors, including an Alaska Native girl, The Anchorage Daily News reports. Paula...

Ask Your Government: North Dakota's Indian Affairs Commission
"This week, I decided to do my “Ask Your Government” column about the state Indian Affairs Commission. Executive Director Scott Davis has spoken at a few legislative meetings this summer,...

Logan Davis: Indian Country wants same opportunities as others
"I have to apologize to all tribal nations on behalf of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa for disparaging comments made by Delvin Cree. I agree with the headline of...

ICT Series: Native women and girls exploited throughout Canada
"At a gathering of traditional healers and spiritual leaders in the Turtle Lodge earlier this summer, the national tragedy of more than 582 murdered and missing First Nations women became...

Alvin Manitopyes: Culture and spirituality are our greatest allies
"The first International Roundtable Supporting Ancient Indigenous Knowledge was held at the Turtle Lodge on the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba in early summer. Traditional healers, elders and spiritual leaders...

Marc Simmons: Interference by whites led to divisions at Laguna
"Upheavals at Taos, San Ildefonso and Isleta have been studied and written up by anthropologists. Less well-known is the case of Laguna, where the interference of whites living in the...

Mary Pember: Comedian takes new approach to serious problem
"The fight against the high rates of suicide among Indian people has found a seemingly unlikely champion in Lakota comedian J.R. Redwater. JR performed recently at Cankdeska Cikana Community College...

Editorial: DeLay far from 'innocent' in Washington's money game
"The Justice Department decided last week not to bring charges against Tom DeLay, whose unethical conduct represented a modern low among Congressional leaders. The decision is a reminder that some...

Charles Trimble: Discipline needed to preserve tribal sovereignt
I often cringe when I log on to indianz.com and read headlines that blare out new controversies over gaming or taxes, especially those that exacerbate ever-tense state/tribal relations. I’m aware...

Tim Giago: Out on the plains they sure don't call the wind Mariah
John Raitt, Broadway legend and father of singer Bonnie Raitt, used to belt out an old song that suggested there are places where, "They call the wind Mariah." Out on...

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: North Dakota tribe hit with another brine spill (5/21)
Lakota Country Times: NAIHC presents honor for lifetime service (5/21)
Ivan Star: I'm finding it hard to stand for 'Star Spangled Banner' (5/21)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds field hearing in Oklahoma (5/21)
Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program (5/21)
Crystal Echo Hawk: Indian Country still invisible to philanthropy (5/21)
Judge won't require school to allow eagle feather at graduation (5/21)
School apologizes for teaching song about brutal Indian mission (5/21)
Coquille Tribe hosts National Indian Timber Symposium in June (5/21)
Pokagon Band to file land-into-trust application at housing site (5/21)
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe to hold election for chief and sub-chief (5/21)
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to honor Civil War veterans (5/21)
Yakama Nation woman sentenced to 10 years for child abuse (5/21)
Heroin blamed for crash near Saginaw Chippewa Tribe school (5/21)
Navajo Nation business opens tech data center in New Mexico (5/21)
Opinion: Indian Country left out of nation's economic recovery (5/21)
Review: 'Hoop Jumper' offers look at allotment era in Oklahoma (5/21)
Opinion: Putting a woman on $20 bill might not be an easy task (5/21)
Opinion: Today's Indian wars are being fought over new casinos (5/21)
Oneida Nation close to opening of new gaming facility on June 2 (5/21)
Tribes hail movement on bill for one more casino in Connecticut (5/21)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hoping for casino decision this year (5/21)
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe buys properties next to casino (5/21)
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River elder cast in forthcoming film (5/20)
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter set for new matches (5/20)
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on water (5/20)
NCAIED set to return to DC with Reservation Economic Summit (5/20)
Mary Pember: New allies in battle against Indian youth suicide (5/20)
Harlan McKosato: It's time to change school policy on feathers (5/20)
Bryan Newland: Important context on land-into-trust process (5/20)
Jay Daniels: Indian Country forced to choose among two evils (5/20)
Anthony Trujillo: A cultural ambassador with the Peace Corps (5/20)
Mark Rogers: Some truths of the ethnic experience in America (5/20)
Indian schools go without fixes while military schools see $5B (5/20)
Indian student in federal court over right to wear eagle feather (5/20)
Pascua Yaqui Tribe hosts Violence Against Women Act training (5/20)
Tribal traditions put to use for battle against substance abuse (5/20)
Apology sought for treatment of tribes at grizzly bear meeting (5/20)
SCOTUSBlog: DOJ urges denial of petition in tribal court dispute (5/20)
County board calls on NFL team to eliminate its racist mascot (5/20)
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe names casino hire (5/20)
Judge again refuses to stop Jamul Band from building casino (5/20)
Connecticut lawmakers weigh bill for one more tribal casino (5/20)
Judge dismisses gaming case filed by Cayuga Nation faction (5/20)
Native casino in Saskatchewan on track with expansion plan (5/20)
Native Sun News: Program helps offenders rebuild their lives (5/19)
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe seeks water funding (5/19)
Native Sun News: Comments sought on North Dakota pipeline (5/19)
Mark Trahant: Indian Country finds success in diabetes battle (5/19)
Native caucus upset with Democrats in hot Senate campaign (5/19)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on water rights (5/19)
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation building for brighter future (5/19)
Mary Pember: Memories of racism come back in police stop (5/19)
Energy Department announces new director of Indian office (5/19)
Rosebud Sioux student to wear eagle plume for graduation (5/19)
Authorities look into brine spill on North Dakota reservation (5/19)
Police officers on Navajo Nation often go out on patrol alone (5/19)
George Tiger seeks re-election as leader of Muscogee Nation (5/19)
Chickasaw Nation astronaut meets with Hopi Tribe students (5/19)
Oglala Sioux chef working on plans for restaurant and truck (5/19)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe signs agreement for burial sites (5/19)
Chief of Chickahominy Tribe eyes seat in Virginia Legislature (5/19)
Opinion: Protecting sacred places should matter to everyone (5/19)
John Berrey: Governor in Kansas turns back on Quapaw Tribe (5/19)
Theft case at Yakama Nation casino wraps up with sentences (5/19)
New bill limits Connecticut tribes to one more gaming facility (5/19)
Umatilla Tribes host Tesla vehicle charging station at casino (5/19)
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.