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 - University of Tulsa College of Law
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > More Headlines
November 3, 2010
Kevin Abourezk: Rebecca White is first woman to lead Ponca Tribe
"Rebecca White opened the e-mail Wednesday morning from a friend congratulating her on being elected her tribe's first female leader. "Your grandmother would be proud," her friend wrote. She certainly...

Tex Hall wins chairmanship of Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation
Tex Hall has been elected as chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota. Hall defeated incumbent Marcus Levings for the post. The unofficial tally was 1,262...

Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin loses election bid in South Dakota
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-South Dakota), one of Indian Country's biggest advocates on Capitol Hill, lost her re-election bid on Tuesday. Herseth Sandlin was defeated by Republican Kristi Noem. With...

BIA to look for new president for Haskell Indian Nations University
After more than a year in limbo, Linda Sue Warner is no longer serving as president of Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas. Warner, a member of the Comanche Nation...

Men charged over Saginaw Chippewa domestic violence incidents
Two men have been charged in separate domestic violence incidents on the Saginaw Chippewa Reservation in Michigan. Robert Allen Holt Jr., 30, was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon...

Leader of New Mexico tribe to meet with publisher after paper ban
Gov. Joshua Madalena of Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico will meet with the publisher of a small newspaper that was banned on the reservation. The tribe banned the Jemez...

Entertainment: 'Reel Injun' explores stereotypes of Indians in film
"Most of the film depictions of Native Americans Neil Diamond (not the “Sweet Caroline” Neil Diamond) saw growing up were old school. So was his reaction. He came of age...

Quechan Nation wants federal judge to block solar energy project
The Quechan Nation has filed a lawsuit against the Interior Department over the approval of a solar energy project in southern California. The tribe says the Imperial Valley Solar Project...

Former Pueblo leader sentenced to one year for hit and run death
Linda Diaz, the former lieutenant governor of Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico, was sentenced to one year in federal prison and six months house arrest in connection with a...

Navajo Nation presidential candidate wins race amid fraud charge
Members of the Navajo Nation elected Ben Shelly as president despite a criminal case against him and his running mate. Shelly is the first vice president in tribal history to...

Nine Minnesota tribes contribute nearly $1.2M to state politicians
Nine tribes in Minnesota have poured nearly $1.2 million into political campaigns in the state. The Prairie Island Indian Community, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and the Mille Lacs Band...

Cliff Cultee chosen as chairman of Lummi Nation business council
The Lummi Nation of Washington has a new chairman and a new vice chairman. Cliff Cultee was elected to a one-year term by his fellow business council members. He replaces...

Lisa Murkowski poised to win historic write-in campaign in Senate
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) is poised to win her historic write-in campaign although results won't be certified for weeks. With nearly 90 percent of precincts reporting, the write-in category captured...

Republicans gain majority in House while Democrats keep Senate
Republicans gained control of the House on Tuesday while Democrats maintained their slim majority in the Senate. Republicans won at least 60 seats in the House, giving them at least...

Seneca Nation voters elect Robert Odawi Porter as new president
Members of the Seneca Nation of New York elected Robert Odawi Porter as president of the tribe. Porter easily defeated Maurice A. John Sr. for the post. The tally was...

WNN: Oglala Sioux elders bracing themselves for the harsh winter
"Oglala Sioux Lakota Elder women and families suffering from severe poverty are bracing themselves to face a harsh winter season spurred on by climate change this year, according to NOAA...

Opinion: USDA 'capitulates' to Indian farmers in $760M settlement
"The outcome could have been predicted. A corporation or government agency, having knuckled under to a group of "civil rights" activists and their lawyers, renders itself an easy target for...

Mark Trahant: We, the American people, are united by our division
"All election night the message was about how the people have spoken with a clear voice and returned Republicans to power. In Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul called it the...

More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Native Sun News: Leaders of Northern Cheyenne Tribe slammed (5/4)
Dana Lone Elk: Oglala Sioux Tribe goes back on its word on vote (5/4)
Camaray Devalos: Colonial mindset continues to destroy tribes (5/4)
Amalia Rubin: Adam Sandler portrays Native people as savages (5/4)
Opinion: Join Long March to Rome to support indigenous rights (5/4)
Court rebuffs Cherokee Nation in Indian Child Welfare Act case (5/4)
How Custer's rise and fall was covered by The New York Times (5/4)
No movement on reform of federal recognition process at BIA (5/4)
BIA not planning hearing for Miccosukee Tribe land-into-trust (5/4)
Opinion: Take a modern approach to land-into-trust in Alaska (5/4)
Winnebago Tribe works on plans for big housing development (5/4)
Chippewa Cree Tribe rejects order to reinstate ousted leader (5/4)
Kahnawake First Nation sued over mixed-race marriage policy (5/4)
Marathon on Navajo Nation draws large number of participants (5/4)
Mashantucket Tribe sued over 'transition pay' for ex-councilor (5/4)
Genetic research confirms Alaska homeland for Inupiat people (5/4)
Eastern Cherokees maintain close relationship with university (5/4)
Oneida Nation makes first changes to constitution since 1969 (5/4)
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe helps contain blaze on reservation (5/4)
Fort Mojave Tribe still waiting for cleanup plan at sacred site (5/4)
Editorial: Time to move on from mascot fight in North Dakota (5/4)
Kialegee Tribal Town declines to submit brief in casino dispute (5/4)
Disputed leader of Chukchansi Tribe pleads guilty in casino feud (5/4)
Rivals outspend Tohono O'odham Nation in urban casino battle (5/4)
Poarch Creeks question plan to authorize casinos at racetracks (5/4)
Seminole Tribe renews bid to negotiate Class III casino compact (5/4)
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux man debuts tattoo shop (5/1)
Mark Trahant: Budget plan means deep cuts for Indian programs (5/1)
Terese Mailhot: Still proud to serve as that 'angry Indian' woman (5/1)
Cara Cowan Watts: Make your voice heard within Cherokee Nation (5/1)
Oglala Sioux Tribe struggles with increase in suicide among youth (5/1)
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe cites treaty in bid to oust Keystone XL firm (5/1)
Change to Oglala Lakota County becomes official in South Dakota (5/1)
Makah Nation mounts strong defense of whaling at public hearing (5/1)
Northwest Indian College in Washington attracts NASA's attention (5/1)
Officers for Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe start using body cameras (5/1)
Eastern Cherokee elder Jerry Wolfe proud of Beloved Man status (5/1)
Death of five-year-old member of Hoh Tribe under investigation (5/1)
Tribes seek consultation on status of Yellowstone grizzly bears (5/1)
Leaders of Fort Peck Tribes vote to banish school superintendent (5/1)
Editorial: Russell Begaye faces hurdles as Navajo Nation's leader (5/1)
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe aims to draw in tourists with new business (5/1)
Seminole Tribe secures listing for historic oak tree on reservation (5/1)
Historians join movement to eliminate NFL team's racist mascot (5/1)
Column: Tribes fought English settlers in bloody King Philip's War (5/1)
Lawmaker slammed for comment about Pokagon Band casino bid (5/1)
Disputed leader of Chukchansi Tribe set for plea in casino dispute (5/1)
Arizona tribes send another $25.2M in gaming revenues to state (5/1)
Draft bill calls for a Class III gaming compact with Poarch Creeks (5/1)
Acoma Pueblo awaits BIA approval for Class III gaming compact (5/1)
Coeur d'Alene Tribe seeks enforcement of ban on gaming devices (5/1)
Opinion: Bid for more Connecticut casinos comes down to money (5/1)
Native Sun News: Juvenile center offers services to Native youth (4/30)
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud walk raises awareness of autism (4/30)
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.