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April 14, 2011
By:
James Treat

The dominant culture in North America tends to make a big deal out of the vernal equinox, around March 20, when night and day are about equal in length.

April 13, 2011
By:
Peter d'Errico

The 300th anniversary of treaties negotiated in the Massachusetts Bay Colony between the Indians and the British king is approaching.

April 13, 2011
By:
Dan C. Jones

John Stossel stirred up controversy recently for his comments about the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Many American Indians are not happy with the performance of the BIA. It has a long history of mismanagement of American Indian Tribal and individual resources.

April 13, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

ST. MICHAEL, Alaska—It’s trite to write that winter days are short this far north. And it is remarkable watching the sun skate through the sky in such a hurry to disappear. But more than the sun’s pace, it’s the angle that makes a December visit

April 10, 2011
By:
Joseph Orozco

Thanks to the budget-cutting fervor sweeping Capitol Hill, the Public Telecommunication Facilities Program could be zeroed out this year.

April 08, 2011
By:
Charles Trimble

Of all the professions and disciplines that have risen to new heights in Indian country over the last forty years, Native journalism may show the greatest advance.

April 07, 2011
By:
Ryan D. Dreveskracht

In recent months, the Obama Administration has shifted its focus from stabilizing the economy to creating jobs.

April 06, 2011
By:
Ray Cook

People who get used to having it good think that’s the natural order of things, an all too human reaction.

April 05, 2011
By:
Harold A. Monteau

(This is a follow-up to Harold Monteau's previous column, "New Mission for NIGA")

April 05, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

The national budget debate is multi-directional. Most of the story, so far, has centered on this year’s federal spending, basically how to strip dollars from a fiscal year that’s roughly half over. Then, there is the fight over next year’s budget, the one that is supposed to start on October 1.

April 03, 2011
By:
Ivan Makil

My vision for the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) begins with a renewed commitment to the founding principles of NIGA, but more importantly a commitment to the founding principles that we maintain as tribes.

April 03, 2011
By:
Harold A. Monteau

(This is the first in a two-part series; to read the followup click here:

April 02, 2011
By:
Tom Rodgers

…you and your crew may still reach home
Suffering all the way, if you only have the power
To curb their wild desire and curb your own
      —The Odyssey

April 01, 2011
By:
Jefferson Keel
An Old Joke Being Played on Indian Country, Again

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