Steven Newcomb

January 27, 2014
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Steven Newcomb
I read with interest Anna Maria Tremonti’s “Could First Nations still stop the Northern Gateway pipeline?” It was the text version of Ms.
December 19, 2013
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Steven Newcomb
In his recent column, “The Long Road to ‘Free and Independent’ for Indian Nations,” Steve Russell says, “My ICTMN colleagues are fond of ‘free and independent’ as a des
November 27, 2013
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Steven Newcomb
In 1947, former U.S.
November 20, 2013
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Steven Newcomb
In 1971, Alvin Josephy published his classic Red Power: The American Indians’ Fight for Freedom, which is a compilation of different articles and talks by various Indian and non-Indian personalities.
October 29, 2013
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Steven Newcomb
Moraviantown, Ontario. October 5, 2013 marked two centuries (twenty decades) since Tecumseh (my Shawnee Grandma Bessie’s pronunciation was Tecumthé) fell in battle near the Thames River, and passed to the spirit world.
September 25, 2013
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Steven Newcomb
Dr. Charles Eastman was truly remarkable. Born in 1858, into a traditional Dakota way of life, in what is now commonly called Minnesota, as a teenager he later entered the white man’s world where he converted to Christianity, just as his father had.
September 03, 2013
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Steven Newcomb
Ever notice how some dominant society people tend to talk about the past, particularly when it comes to Indian history? “Well that was a long time ago,” some will dismissively say. “You can’t turn back the clock,” is another typical phrase. And then...
July 18, 2013
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Steven Newcomb
In a recent column, I demonstrated that the phrase “Indigenous peoples” means "peoples under dominance" or "peoples under domination."
June 26, 2013
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Steven Newcomb
In the foreword to Walter Echohawk’s book In the Light of Justice (Fulcrum 2013), S.
June 05, 2013
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Steven Newcomb
There was a deeply troubling development at this year’s United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (the 12th Session) in New York. Before we get into that, though, let’s first build some historical context.
February 12, 2013
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Steven Newcomb
On January 21, 2013, U.S. President Barack Obama took the oath office for the second time, reportedly placing his hand on the travel Bible of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A great many people will no doubt think it ironically fitting that President...

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