Business

February 18, 2012
By:
Steven Juneau

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.

February 14, 2012
By:
Bono Mack & Daniel Akaka

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.

February 02, 2012
By:
Harold Monteau

What in the heck is a “plutarchy”? Well, it certainly is not an America where Pluto is the president.

February 01, 2012
By:
Tina Hagedorn

This is the second in a three-part series that explores export opportunities for tribal forest products. Read part one here.

January 26, 2012
By:
Tina Hagedorn

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.

December 30, 2011
By:
Theodora Bird Bear

Dear ICT Editor:

December 24, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

I’ve been writing a lot lately about the Era of Contraction—the shrinking of the federal government—and what that policy means to

December 22, 2011
By:
Vincent Schilling

I didn’t think much of a phone message I received when checking my voicemails at my office last week. The other voice on the line said something to the extent that they just wanted to verify a recent purchase.

December 21, 2011
By:
Chase Iron Eyes

I recently participated in Occupy Oakland. I was in the Bay area on other business and could not resist the chance to take part in history in the making.

December 16, 2011
By:
David Kimelberg

A buzzword that has been gaining a lot of traction in Indian Country of late is “economic diversification.”  This recent attention makes a lot of sense.  Many of our Indian Nations have achieved signifi

December 15, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

Congress has a long to-do list to complete before the end of the year.

December 14, 2011
By:
Bill Lomax

In the Carcieri v. Salazar decision, the Supreme Court stood 75 years of policy and practice on its head.

December 13, 2011
By:
John Hendrie

Perhaps Foxwoods was the model, even for way smaller operations.

December 11, 2011
By:
Ray Austin

December 18, 2011 marks the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANSCA), the anniversary of the “great ex

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