indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439
Indian Law Online Master Degree
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
October 4, 2010
Cobell worried about ties to African-American farmers lawsuit
Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit, says passage of the $3.4 billion settlement to the case "appears be impossible" due to a link to an...

Oglala Sioux Tribe's historic preservation office monitors work
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is monitoring construction of a highway on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Six representatives from the tribe's historic preservation office are on site to...

Steven Newcomb: Mayor a threat to New York tribes on taxes
"In 1819, in the case McCulloch v. Maryland, Chief Justice Marshall famously wrote, “That the power to tax involves the power to destroy [is] not to be denied.” This destructive...

Editorial: Reservations need more law enforcement resources
"Reservation communities do not enjoy sufficient public safety. According to recent reports presented to federal officials in Washington, D.C., reservation communities are not well protected from criminal activities. The crime...

Alaska Native firms propose government contracting reforms
Three large Alaska Native regional corporations are proposing changes to the government contracting program at the Small Business Administration. Cook Inlet Region Inc., Doyon Ltd. and Arctic Slope Regional Corp....

Editorial: Study reveals high rates of violence against women
"Gov. Sean Parnell was right in August when he said we can't be a decent, good society -- no matter what our wealth -- unless we reverse Alaska's chronic epidemic...

NCAIED announces recipients of Native American 40 Under 40
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development has announced the 2010 recipients of its Native American 40 Under 40 award. The award recognizes existing and emerging Indian leaders under...

Board in Washington opens probe into shooting of Native man
The Seattle Police Department's Firearms Review Board has begun its inquiry into the shooting of John T. Williams, a traditional woodcarver. Williams, 50, was shot by a police officer on...

Mark Trahant: Austerity is the future for government spending
"Which rally drew more people? One Nation Working Together or Glenn Beck’s Restoring Honor? Left or right? Liberal or Conservative? “Per usual the rally's attendance numbers are being disputed by...

Shinnecock Nation surprised by favorable ruling for recognition
The Shinnecock Nation of New York celebrated after the Interior Board of Indian Appeals on Friday rejected challenges to its federal recognition. The IBIA said two groups could not show...

US offers apology to Guatemala for conducting STD experiment
The U.S. government apologized to Guatemala for conducting experiments in the 1940s in which people were purposely infected with syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases. President Barack Obama called Guatemalan...

Eyak pulls back takeover bid for GTSI
Eyak Corp., an Alaska Native corporation, has dropped its bid to buy one of the largest government contractors after the Small Business Administration suspended new work to the firm. EyakTek,...

Former Laguna Pueblo corporation employee enters plea deal
A former employee of Laguna Construction Co. pleaded guilty to accepting kickbacks on government contracts. Ismael "Mike" Salinas inflated contracts and over-billed the Defense Department for work in Iraq. He...

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne opposes nuclear waste transfer
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is opposing a shipment of nuclear waste through the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission is considering a request to allow 16 decommissioned...

Lac du Flambeau Band gets approval of water quality program
The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin has won Environmental Protection Agency approval of its water quality standards. The tribe developed its own standards under...

Little Traverse Bay Bands considers change in council salaries
Council members for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan could see a change in their salaries under a proposed statute. Council members currently receive a base...

Hopes dimming for approval of Lumbee Tribe's recognition bill
It doesn't look like the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will gain federal recognition this year. Some members of the Senate have placed holds on a bill to recognize the...

Elouise Cobell provides update about status of trust settlement
Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit, will be answering questions about the proposed settlement to the case. Cobell is a member of the Blackfeet Nation...

Tim Giago: The 'disguised patriots' of the Tea Party movement
There are two words in the following paragraph that jump out at most students of Native American history, but are probably impervious to the ardent participants of the Tea Party...

More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Updates from National Congress of American Indians meet in DC (2/26)
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux Tribe leader sidelined by council (2/26)
James Giago Davies: Native activism must embrace all relations (2/26)
Donna Ennis: Obama budget supports tribal self-determination (2/26)
Rich Winter: Let's keep Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City (2/26)
Oglala Sioux Tribe wants Lakota Nation Invitational out of Rapid (2/26)
Former Sisseton Wahpeton chairman joins marijuana company (2/26)
Hoopa Valley Tribe places marijuana referendum on April ballot (2/26)
Blog: Firm saves billions by exploiting Native 'loophole' at FCC (2/26)
Klamath Tribes aid investigation into stolen artifacts in Oregon (2/26)
Alaska Native community still waiting on funding for relocation (2/26)
Alaska Native lawmaker in hospital after emergency at capitol (2/26)
Elise Patkotak: Alaska must acknowledge high rate of violence (2/26)
Mishewal Wappo Tribe waits for decision in recognition lawsuit (2/26)
Muscogee Nation seeks 5000 workers for big casino expansion (2/26)
Little River Band expects wait for $180M off-reservation casino (2/26)
Northern Arapaho Tribe plans to open casino food court in May (2/26)
Cherokee Nation promotes citizen to manager of $80M casino (2/26)
Tribes share nearly $16M in casino revenues with New Mexico (2/26)
Connecticut tribes face threat from casinos in Massachusetts (2/26)
Updates from National Congress of American Indians meeting (2/25)
Native Sun News: Artist Del Iron Cloud wins top award at show (2/25)
Witness List: Senate Indian Affairs Committee budget hearing (2/25)
Steve Russell: Cherokees learned discrimination from colonists (2/25)
Mary Pember: Tlingit masks appraised on 'Antiques Roadshow' (2/25)
Julianne Jennings: Keep talking about race in American history (2/25)
Bill to create day to honor late Elouise Cobell stalls in Montana (2/25)
Washington tribes head to trial in dispute over fishing grounds (2/25)
Mobile dental clinic takes service to Navajo Nation communities (2/25)
Shingle Springs Band gun range draws questions from neighbors (2/25)
NCPR: St. Regis Mohawk Tribe continues land claim negotiations (2/25)
Opinion: Oklahoma attempts to rewrite role of Whites in history (2/25)
Opinion: Tribes get ready to discuss marijuana in Indian Country (2/25)
Florida governor wants land ruling for Poarch Creek gaming site (2/25)
Tribes in Oregon planning to open Class II gaming facility in April (2/25)
Kansas bill exempts tribal casino winnings from debt collections (2/25)
BSPR: Gaming helps Idaho tribes foster a sense of independence (2/25)
Business owners support Catawba Nation off-reservation casino (2/25)
Native Sun News: County schedules vote on road by Bear Butte (2/24)
Bill John Baker: Sharing the Cherokee Nation's story of success (2/24)
Dean Suagee: Tribal issues being ignored in Keystone XL battle (2/24)
Sonny Skyhawk: First Americans still underrepresented in film (2/24)
Kyle Mays: Native and African histories need full examination (2/24)
Deadlines approaching for over $100M in land buy-back offers (2/24)
Bill for tribal marijuana agreements advancing in Washington (2/24)
EPA investigates refinery odors at request of Swinomish Tribe (2/24)
Judge tells Nooksack Tribe to delay disenrollment proceedings (2/24)
Indian artist blasts vandalism of murals as an 'act of terrorism' (2/24)
Tribes in Maine face opposition to jurisdiction over non-Indians (2/24)
Obama issues veto of bill that authorizes Keystone XL Pipeline (2/24)
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.