Peter d'Errico

November 24, 2016
BY:
Peter d'Errico
The latest U.S. presidential election holds a major lesson for Indigenous politics. Lets explore what happened and add it up: Stand up for nationhood or lose it.
November 20, 2016
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Peter d'Errico
The battle at Standing Rock to defend Native lands and waters offers a great opportunity for teachers in a range of disciplines.
November 06, 2016
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Peter d'Errico
I borrowed the title of this column from a 2015 article in "Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress," by Paulette F. Steeves (Cree-Métis), presenting an overview of her research overthrowing the Bering
October 24, 2016
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Peter d'Errico
The Seminole Nation has a high profile in litigation about Indian gaming. In 1991, the Seminole sued the State of Florida under the U.S. Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA).
September 28, 2016
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Peter d'Errico
The late Browning Pipestem (Otoe/Osage) gets credit for coining the phrase "briefcase warriors" to describe Indian lawyers emerging from law schools in the 1970s.
September 24, 2016
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Peter d'Errico
Sebastian Junger's new book, Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, doesn't break any new ground and actually perpetuates some wrong-headed stereotypes about Indians; but it does present an old perspective in an easy-to-read popular format.
September 19, 2016
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Peter d'Errico
As of this writing, the protectors have succeeded to an extent, though the pressure against them and arrests continue. The aptly named Dakota Access Corporation—it wants to access Dakota Territory—has not yet given up.
August 21, 2016
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Peter d'Errico
Greg Howard, writing in The New York Times Magazine recently ["The Easiest Way to Get Rid
August 05, 2016
BY:
Peter d'Errico
Don't look for an understanding of Indian Peoples in Naomi Schaefer Riley's book, The New Trail of Tears, despite its subtitle, "How Washington is Destroying American Indians." Riley separates Indian people—individuals—from Indian Peoples.
July 25, 2016
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Peter d'Errico
Luci Tapahonso (Navajo) wrote the text for a photo essay in the July 2016 issue of Smithsonian magazine: "For Mor
July 21, 2016
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Peter d'Errico
White supremacists have long associated themselves with Christianity, despite the fact that Jesus was not a white man. U.S.
July 05, 2016
BY:
Peter d'Errico
A study of myths demands a clarification: What do we mean by "myth"?
June 22, 2016
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Peter d'Errico
Once again, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has authored a compelling critique of fundamental doctrines in federal Indian law.
June 09, 2016
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Peter d'Errico
Indian Country has long debated whether to participate in the ritual of voting in U.S. elections. For those rooted in their Indigenous life-ways, voting in another nation's elections appears a non-starter.

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