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
October 6, 2010
Column: Combat violence against women by looking at abusers
"I stare at the keyboard and wonder what else can possibly be said about the epidemic of domestic violence in our state. If this latest survey from the UAA Justice...

Autopsy: Native carver was shot four times in his side by officer
John T. Williams, a traditional woodcarver, was shot four times in the right side of his body by a police officer, according to autopsy results released by the family's attorney....

Grand Traverse Band seats council members long after election
The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan seated three new council members on October 1, more than four months after voters first went to the polls....

Native Sun News: Unofficial results of Oglala Sioux Tribe primary
The following story was written and reported by the Native Sun News. PINE RIDGE, SOUTH DAKOTA –– Incumbent President Theresa Two Bulls and five-time former President John Yellow Bird Steele...

Native enrollment at Central Michigan University grows slowly
American Indians and Alaska Natives make up a small part of the population at Central Michigan University but their numbers are slowly growing. For fall 2010, 217 Native Americans have...

New lawsuit filed to keep bald eagle on endangered species list
Environmental groups filed a new lawsuit to keep the desert-nesting bald eagles in Arizona on the endangered species list. Judge Mary Murguia had put the move on hold in a...

Quechan man sentenced over murder at Gila River Reservation
A member of the Quechan Nation will serve three concurrent life sentences for a brutal murder on the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona. Eugene Joseph Escalanti, 34, was found...

Actor Adam Beach urges First Nations youth to pursue dreams
Actor Adam Beach urged youth from the Lac La Ronge First Nation in Saskatchewan to follow their dreams. Beach was exposed to drugs, crime and gangs as a youth. But...

Red Lake Nation secures $1M in funding for a community center
The Red Lake Nation of Minnesota has secured $1 million to build a community center. The tribe received an $809,000 loan and a $250,000 grant from the Department of Agriculture...

Supreme Court won't take on Schaghticoke recognition dispute
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the federal recognition lawsuit of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation of Connecticut. The Bureau of Indian Affairs initially backed the tribe by...

Havasupai Tribe evacuates tourists after flood in Grand Canyon
The Havasupai Tribe of Arizona evacuated tourists over the weekend after heavy flooding in the Grand Canyon. Vice Chairman Edmond Tilousi said no damage was reported. Tourists are expected to...

Senate hopeful promises support for Alaska Native sovereignty
Scott McAdams says he will support Alaska Native sovereignty if he is elected to the U.S. Senate. McAdams spoke at the 6th annual convention of the Association of Village Council...

Letter: Members of Crow Tribe should vote against water rights
"Crow tribal members are being told to vote yes on a referendum to approve the Crow water compact with the state of Montana. This is the next step in a...

Editorial: Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation needs its own polling place
"Neither counties nor the state government should be in the business of making it hard for people to vote. That’s the bottom line on the situation in Benson County and...

Border city backs discrimination agreement with Navajo Nation
The city council in Farmington, New Mexico, approved an agreement with the Navajo Nation to address discrimination. The agreement cites past incidents of past racism in the border community. But...

Alaska Native man competing for Cosmo's Bachelor of the Year
Curtis Hembroff, a member of the Kenaitze Tribe of Alaska, is one of the hottest bachelors in America, according to Cosmopolitan magazine. Hembroff, 31, is representing the state in...

Tigua Tribe getting economic development effort off the ground
The Tigua Tribe of Texas is moving to diversify its economy. The tribe started Tigua Inc. to pursue economic development opportunities. The corporation hopes to land government contracts and promote...

Missing Women inquiry seeks views from First Nations, families
The Missing Women inquiry will consult with First Nations and the families of Native victim as part of its investigation into serial killer Robert Pickton. A number of Pickton's victims...

Federal Eye: BIA fails to reimburse Indian firefighters for boots
"Hundreds of Native American firefighters are locked in a two-year battle with the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding reimbursements for fire boots required to fight the nation's wildfires. BIA is...

Sen. Feinstein reportedly drafting a different land-into-trust fix
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) is reportedly working on a fix to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar that could hurt tribal interests. Feinstein serves as chair of...

Former Soboba Band chairman Salgado pleads guilty for bribes
Robert Salgado, the former chairman of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians of California, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to accepting bribes and concealing his income. Salgado, 68, admitted he took...

More headlines...
Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: Indian farmers question Keepseagle attorneys (8/22)
Brandon Ecoffey: Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler is a fast-rising star (8/22)
Oglala Sioux leader and educator Gerald One Feather passes on (8/22)
Indigenous Fine Arts Market kicks off big weekend in New Mexico (8/22)
Gyasi Ross: Native people are all too familiar with police brutality (8/22)
Melanie Yazzie: Border town violence connected to colonization (8/22)
Ray Young Bear: No tribal member wants to be known by R-word (8/22)
Washington Post: Editorial board will no longer use R-word 'slur' (8/22)
Matthew Murguia: The facts are clear on Washington NFL mascot (8/22)
Three Indian artists selected as NEA's National Heritage Fellows (8/22)
President of Navajo Nation bans smoking in executive buildings (8/22)
Recently recognized Tejon Tribe to close enrollment next month (8/22)
Cowlitz Tribe pays $1.4M for building to be used as medical office (8/22)
Nooksack Tribe must answer to casino loan lawsuit in state court (8/22)
Menominee Nation remains confident with off-reservation casino (8/22)
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe parts ways with 'face' of casino (8/22)
Iipay Nation plans to offer real money Internet poker next week (8/22)
Seneca Nation shared $13.9M in casino revenue with community (8/22)
Native Sun News: DOJ backs tribes in ICWA case in South Dakota (8/21)
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe's police force is in 'shambles' (8/21)
Ryan Wilson: Native language immersion programs need support (8/21)
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic celebrates grand opening of building (8/21)
Walt Lamar: Remove Gary Edwards from law enforcement group (8/21)
Secretary Jewell issues order and guidance on trust relationship (8/21)
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes see $7.4M for buyback (8/21)
North Dakota tribe accused of concealing data on pipeline spill (8/21)
Navy rejects transfer of surplus property to Narragansett Tribe (8/21)
Kake Tribe returns to site of 1857 deadly attack in Washington (8/21)
Opinion: Nez Perce Tribe defends its homeland from big energy (8/21)
KCUR: Modern and historic Indian art on display in Kansas City (8/21)
Mike Wise: Longtime NFL referee avoided Washington's games (8/21)
Enterprise Rancheria sues state over delayed Class III compact (8/21)
Santee Sioux Tribe working to bring more attractions to casino (8/21)
Mashantucket Tribe sees credit hit as casino competition grows (8/21)
Chumash Tribe to respond to concerns about casino expansion (8/21)
Travel: Smoking allowed at tribal casinos in northern California (8/21)
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe gears up for uranium battle (8/20)
Eyapaha Today: J. Waylon Miller leads Friends of Cesar Romero (8/20)
Sandra Fox: Fixing the education system for our Indian children (8/20)
Albert Bender: US-backed genocide in Guatemalan spurs exodus (8/20)
Mark Chavaree: Penobscot Nation fights to save namesake river (8/20)
Mark Rogers: One more day with post-traumatic stress disorder (8/20)
Still no word on Cobell payments as end of August approaches (8/20)
Native boy found safe after going missing for nearly 24 hours (8/20)
9th Circuit allows Lummi Nation to pursue fishing rights claims (8/20)
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe gains support for land claim agreement (8/20)
Delaware Tribe to discuss plans for land with officials in Kansas (8/20)
Wind River Reservation students enjoy back-to-school haircuts (8/20)
Review: Native man serves as anti-hero in 'Winter In The Blood' (8/20)
Bill introduced to extend recognition to Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe (8/20)
Governor pressed on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (8/20)
Group seeks referendum on Tohono O'odham Nation casino deal (8/20)
Lawmakers approve Class III gaming compact with Karuk Tribe (8/20)
Enterprise Rancheria awaits action on Class III gaming compact (8/20)
Wampanoag casino opponents hope to catch Obama's attention (8/20)
Opinion: Tribal gaming creates short term and long term benefits (8/20)
Native Sun News: Oglala man's business dealings under scrutiny (8/19)
Mark Trahant: Behind the scenes of Obamacare in Indian Country (8/19)
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.