October 09, 2013
Steve Russell

Dear Card Services:

October 03, 2013
Steve Russell

As I punched my car radio to NPR, I only caught the end of a woman’s earnest plea: “if we only save one of these kids, that child might be the one to climb to the top ranks of corporate America.”

I winced.

September 25, 2013
Homer A. Mandoka & Dennis V. Kequom

Indian country is all too familiar with the perils of taking cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Even under the best legal circumstances, the high court has repeatedly handed down staggering losses that impact the most sacred issues to Indian country.

September 08, 2013
Peter d'Errico

On August 9, 2013, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued a statement for International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.

August 25, 2013
Jane Daugherty

Despite a clear precedent in last year’s victory by tribal lenders against Colorado regulators, New York state authorities are mounting yet another attempt to erode tribal sovereign rights to operate businesses without state interference.

July 26, 2013
Paul Moorehead

In fiscal year 2014, the federal government will spend about $3.8 trillion, which breaks down into mandatory spending (64 percent), interest on the national debt (6 percent), and discretionary spending (30 percent).

July 09, 2013
Brian Brewer

As American colonists began to call for democracy, revolutionary leaders dressed up as Indians, boarded English ships and dumped tea in Boston harbor to protest taxes on tea and commodities.

June 29, 2013
Johnny Rustywire

It used to be that when Indians left the reservation to head into town they always seemed to get the short end of the stick.

June 27, 2013
Leland McGee

Indian country’s pecuniary advancements created by Indian gaming are well documented. Many tribes have taken full advantage of expanding and diversifying business ventures that now represent a sustainable economic base far greater than their initial casino enterprise.

May 24, 2013
Ralph Forquera and Polly Olsen

Urban Indians are not new to the urban scene, as New York Times reporter Timothy Williams suggested in his article, "Quietly, Indians Reshape Cities and Res

May 02, 2013
Ann Zenor

It’s always very interesting to see how people react when I tell them my company provides hourly childcare in resorts, spas and casinos. Their expression is at first quizzical, followed by an incredulous tilt of the head and then chased by a set of pointed questions. “What?

April 24, 2013
Charles Kader

The recent legal decision in the case of King Mountain Tobacco v. the State of Washington has become quite the topic in reservation business conversation.

April 21, 2013
Walter Lamar

The virtual currency, bitcoin, recently gained attention as its trading value topped $140 US per coin on April 2.