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
Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
September 13, 2010
Blog: Oglala Sioux Tribe set to manage first national tribal park
"Pending the results of management plan vetting currently under way, the National Park Service is primed to turn the South Unit of Badlands National Park over to the Oglala Sioux...

Mark Trahant: Shrinking government and Indian health spending
"No matter who wins the coming election it’s pretty clear that government at all levels will reduce their number of employees. The federal government is the largest U.S. employer with...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee hosts field hearing on schools
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a field hearing on Indian education on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota on Saturday. Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota), the chairman of the...

Judge dismisses fishing citations against Alaska Native group
A judge dismissed fishing citations against four Alaska Native men who said they were exercising their subsistence rights. Sen. Albert Kookesh (D) and three others were charged for exceeding fishing...

Paper looks into botched Apache reservation rape investigation
The person or persons responsible for a series of sexual assaults on the Fort Apache Reservation were likely never caught due to a botched investigation by the Bureau of Indian...

Public school on Navajo Nation closes amid arson investigation
The FBI is investigating an arson at a public school on the Navajo Nation. A fire was set inside the library at the Mesa Elementary School in Shiprock, New Mexico....

Lac Vieux Desert council members out of jail after court ruling
All nine council members for the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan have been released from jail after a tribal appellate court intervened. A tribal...

Penobscot Nation chief and vice chief win reelection campaign
The top two leaders of the Penobscot Nation of Maine won their bids for re-election. Chief Kirk Francis defeated former chief Barry Dana by a vote of 372 to...

Lumbee Tribe lobbies for recognition with Congress back in DC
Members of Congress are returning to work this week and the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will be there to make a final push for federal recognition. The House passed...

California sheriffs dispute provision in Tribal Law and Order Act
The California State Sheriffs Association is disputing a provision in the new Tribal Law and Order Act. The law authorizes tribes to access national criminal information databases. Access is restricted...

Echo Hawk affirms UKB's right to follow land-into-trust process
The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians and its members can follow the land-into-trust process, Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk said in a decision on Friday. In 1946, Congress identified...

Interview: Dorgan 'enormously proud' of Indian health, law bills
As part of its "Exit Interviews" series, MSNBC talked to Sen. Byron Dorgan, the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Dorgan is retiring after 30 years in the nation's...

Obama calls trust fund settlement 'priority' at press conference
President Barack Obama called the $3.4 billion settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit a "priority" at a press conference on Friday. A reported asked about the Cobell settlement and...

Elouise Cobell: Sen. Barrasso needs to work for trust settlement
"After more than 14 years of acrimonious litigation, 500,000 individual Indians and the government agreed to settle the Cobell case in December and to turn the page on this sad...

Tim Giago: There are still active missile silos on Highway 71 South
Jackie and I set out from Rapid City to Albuquerque for two reasons. The first was for Jackie to have her annual Multiple Sclerosis checkup at the University of New...

More headlines...
Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: Police officers who shot Indian teen get medals (8/28)
Cara Cowan Watts: Laying the groundwork for college scholarship (8/28)
Rudolph Ryser: Indigenous nations need leverage to bring change (8/28)
DOI extends $100M in Cobell buy-back offers on two reservations (8/28)
Cobell buy-backs could return over 38K acres to tribe in Montana (8/28)
Five-year-old Navajo boy sent home from school for his long hair (8/28)
Three charged with murder for death of Mississippi Choctaw man (8/28)
Lummi Nation seeks cooperation after ruling in treaty rights case (8/28)
Artist Gregg Deal takes on Indian mascots for performance piece (8/28)
Sports announcer won't use Washington NFL team's name on air (8/28)
Recruiter from Spokane Tribe's college selected for Peirone Prize (8/28)
California tribes support release of water to benefit salmon runs (8/28)
Southern Ute Tribe invests $2B in big energy production system (8/28)
County hires lobbying firm to oppose federal recognition reforms (8/28)
Tohono O'odham Nation breaks ground for off-reservation casino (8/28)
Cherokee Nation starts construction on casino at Indian allotment (8/28)
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe responds to opponents in casino suit (8/28)
Jamul Band continues work on $360M casino after victory in court (8/28)
Editorial: Forest County Potawatomi Tribe ups ante in casino feud (8/28)
Ho-Chunk Nation launches outreach effort amid casino expansion (8/28)
Nebraska Supreme Court hears arguments over gaming initiative (8/28)
Tim Giago: Greedy lawyers and government ruin Cobell settlement (8/27)
Native Sun News: Facility in Montana set to house Indian inmates (8/27)
Gerald Gipp: National strategy needed to reform Indian education (8/27)
9th Circuit won't stop repatriation of Kumeyaay Nation ancestors (8/27)
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation puts youth to work for summer (8/27)
Gabe Galanda: Academia won't tackle tribal disenrollment issue (8/27)
Misty Lynn Ellingburg: 'Four Winds' is a literary magazine for us (8/27)
Declination rates for Indian Country crime steady for third year (8/27)
DOJ awards grants to address violence in Bakken energy region (8/27)
Another pipeline spills saltwater on reservation in North Dakota (8/27)
Navajo voters oust incumbent president Ben Shelly in primary (8/27)
Once rival factions of Chukchansi Tribe agree to 2015 election (8/27)
Three brothers on the ballot for Passamaquoddy Tribe election (8/27)
Daily Beast: Border Patrol runs free on Tohono O'odham Nation (8/27)
KTOO: Cook Inlet Tribe turns to video game to represent culture (8/27)
Former IHS information security officer convicted for child porn (8/27)
Crow Reservation murder defendant to make court appearance (8/27)
Texas authorities seek information about skull at Goodwill store (8/27)
Cherokee Nation police find man who disappeared 37 years ago (8/27)
9th Circuit sets oral arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria dispute (8/27)
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe cuts gaming payment to state (8/27)
State raises concerns about Chumash Tribe's casino expansion (8/27)
Cowlitz Tribe sees setback in infrastructure plan for casino site (8/27)
Native Sun News: Tribes take on Air Force over expansion plan (8/26)
Charles Trimble: Pine Ridge -- the Hollywood of Indian Country (8/26)
Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois on both sides for War of 1812 (8/26)
Heather Kendall-Miller: GOP candidate a threat to Native rights (8/26)
Fired Oglala Sioux Tribe police officer indicted for taser incident (8/26)
Sen. Jon Tester to hold session on trafficking in Indian Country (8/26)
Hoopa Valley Tribe takes action due to large number of arsons (8/26)
Non-recognized tribe in Texas hails ruling in eagle feather case (8/26)
Jodi Lee Spotted Bear: Supporting Native language immersion (8/26)
Proposal filed for Wampanoag language public charter school (8/26)
Gila River Indian Community mourns loss of first female leader (8/26)
Jose Barreiro: Indigenous leaders hold historic meeting in Cuba (8/26)
Tribes use reservations to restore rare and endangered species (8/26)
Rival factions unite in takeover attempt within Chukchansi Tribe (8/26)
Darlene Miller seeks to be first female Seneca Nation president (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.