Steve Newcomb

August 07, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
On August 3, 2014, Dr.
July 29, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: "Freedom is never given to anybody, for the oppressor has you in domination because he plans to keep you there, and he never voluntarily gives it up.” Although Dr.
July 12, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
Consider for a moment the existence of any Original Nation of this continent that has had a relationship with its territory for countless generations.
July 08, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
Sixteen months ago, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) issued a “Tribal Leaders’ White Paper.” Dated February 28, 2013, the paper was drafted in preparation for the March 1-2 2013 North American Indian Peoples Caucus gathering at the...
July 02, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
Imagine a couple of novels that contain a deep discernment that our existence as Original Nations and Peoples extends back to the beginning of time, through our oral histories and our oral traditions.
June 27, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
In a recent ICTMN column “Dangerous Dissent in Michigan v.
June 21, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
On May 27, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a 5-4 decision in the case State of Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community. A five justice majority issued a ruling that works in favor of the Bay Mills Indian Community.
June 14, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
On May 27, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a 5-4 decision in the case State of Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community. A five justice majority issued a ruling that works in favor of the Bay Mills Indian Community.
June 10, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
By the time this is published, the 13th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNFPII) will have concluded.
June 06, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
A couple of years ago, US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was at a function that Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) was also attending. Upon hearing that Congressman Cole is from the Chickasaw Nation, Scalia said: “Don't forget you belong to a...
May 14, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
When people these days discuss the United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, they have no idea that 70 years ago, just before the end of World War II, such a document was already being envisioned.
May 04, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
On April 27, 2010, the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See (The Vatican) to the United Nations delivered its official statement on the Doctrine of Discovery at the 9th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
April 28, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
For those of us who grew up watching Rod Serling’s classic science fiction series, The Twilight Zone, there was a memorable 1962 episode, “To Serve Man.”
April 23, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
Cliven Bundy’s dispute with the Bureau of Land Management has brought the Western Shoshone Nation and the 1863 Treaty of Ruby Valley back into focus.

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