Business

January 16, 2013
By:
Charles Kader

A recent study by the economist John Dunham on behalf of the New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) attempted to show that untaxed packs of cigarettes were acquired on a one to one basis for every taxable pack of cigarettes purchased by New York State citizens.

January 03, 2013
By:
Winona LaDuke

As Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence enters her fourth week on a hunger strike outside the Canadian parliament, thousands of protesters in Los Angeles, London, Minneapolis and New York City, voice their support.

December 28, 2012
By:
Leland McGee

Currently before the Interior Department are two California “off reservation” casino proposals that carry the support of California Governor Jerry Brown.

December 26, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

If you think the era of political correctness has taught U.S. and European advertisers to create campaigns that are sensitive and intelligent, think again.

December 20, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

Everything is not a matter of opinion and all opinions are not equal. In the U.S., we frame all policy arguments in terms of liberty, and since we don’t teach critical thought, who wins the framing dispute wins the argument.

December 10, 2012
By:
Dave Staddon

Tribal economic development is a complex issue, but important to the future development of tribal economies. Tribes get a wide variety of projects pitched to them. And not all of them are potentially beneficial.

December 04, 2012
By:
Nathan Lefthand

We, as American Indians, have a great need. It has been here for quite some time and on many levels: economic, educational, health, entertainment and a general better way of life. This great need requires one thing, and that is free broadband access on American Indian lands.

October 15, 2012
By:
Michele J. Crank

The Confluence Partners, LLC, has strived to inform the public on all aspects of the proposed Grand Canyon Escalade (Escalade) project in order for the people and tribal leaders to make informed decisi

October 04, 2012
By:
Fred Wszolek

In 2004, largely under the mainstream media radar, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) dispossessed Native Americans. But this time, it was not their lands that were being taken away—it was their sovereignty.

September 27, 2012
By:
Jack Duran

Recently, the California Governor, Jerry Brown, authorized the Class III gaming compacts of two landless tribes, the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians and Estom Yumeka Maidu (Enterprise Rancheria), who had petitioned the state to operate tribal gaming facilities outside of their traditional re

September 24, 2012
By:
Ray Cook, Opinion Editor

I remember looking through a book on Massena (Akwesasne Mohawk Territory) history, studying the pictures and seeing my uncle, Noah Cook. It was 1922. Uncle Noah had to have been 18 or so years old at the time.

September 22, 2012
By:
Cedric Cromwell

It was with great interest that I read Harold Monteau’s editorial, “Regarding Gaming Compacts and Their ‘Illusory Exclusivity,’” in

July 25, 2012
By:
NIGA

Right now, the National Indian Gaming Association is hosting its 2012 summer L

June 27, 2012
By:
Tanya Fiddler

June 25 marked the anniversary of the Battle of Little Bighorn, known by some as Custer’s Last Stand and known by the Sioux Indians as Victory Day.

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