From the letter below: "For example, elimination of the senior level Indigenous Peoples’ Expert was a mistake – that position should be reinstated and the capacity of the Bank relating to indigenous peoples must be strengthened."
BANK INFORMATION CENTER
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) recently published discussion drafts of a set of regulations for Class II.
Almost every column I have written for ICTMN has either explicitly or implicitly spoken for unity among American Indian Tribes and Native Alaskans (collectively, Native Americans).
Throughout the course of history, Indian country has been the victim of unwarranted and harmful attacks from the outside. That is why it is so troubling when our own communities are wrongfully attacked from other factions from within Indian Country.
Late last month the U.S. Treasury announced $3.6 billion in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocations.
Jobs, jobs, jobs. They're on everyone’s mind these days, and Creator knows our reservations are in dire need of jobs.
September 17, 2011, Wall Street (USA), Zucotti Park (renamed Liberty Park by occupiers), hundreds heeded ADBUSTER’S call to Occupy Wall Street. Why? In Short, the stated reasons can be summed up with the goal of ending corporate greed’s death-lock on our democracy. When will it stop?
On Valentine's Day, our thoughts turned to those we love and care for: friends, wives, children and elders. When the people we love go through hard times, we feel their pain and try to make things better.
As Congress debates whether to legalize Internet gaming, it’s important to guarantee that Native American tribes are dealt a fair and honest hand. They deserve nothing less.
What in the heck is a “plutarchy”? Well, it certainly is not an America where Pluto is the president.
This is the second in a three-part series that explores export opportunities for tribal forest products. Read part one here.
This is the first in a three-part series that discusses the opportunity to brand and market tribal forest products. Historically, tribal forest products have generally been sold as commodities with little branding to distinguish or differentiate them from non-tribal products.