Steve Newcomb

November 19, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
In Rudy Ryser’s recent article, “Governing and Demagogues,” (ICTMN, 11/10/14), Glenn Morris (Shawnee) and I are the ones being termed “demagogues.” Ryser,
October 12, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
Recently, a United Nations (UN) “high level plenary meeting” occurred on September 22 and 23, at the UN headquarters in New York. A great deal of confusion has arisen because the UN high level meeting was “to be known as the World Conference on...
September 29, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
Magicians are well aware of a key fact: What members of an audience focus upon determines what they miss. Misdirection is critical to the craft of magic. Magicians get the audience to focus on one thing while something entirely unnoticed is...
September 13, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
In 1996, while attending the Intersessional Working Group on the Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, I posed a question to the United States delegates.
September 09, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
A metaphor is a useful fiction; a pretense with a purpose. A metaphor “suggests an analogy or likeness between two different things by applying the term for one to the other,” says Roger Jones in his book Physics As Metaphor” (1982).
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
BY:
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
BY:
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
BY:
Steven Newcomb
By the time this is published, the 13th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNFPII) will have concluded.

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