Business

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

November 25, 2011
By:
Frank VanderPloeg

Crunch time has come for tribes to review whether their employee benefit plans are “governmental,” in light of the Internal Revenue Servic

November 22, 2011
By:
Ralph B. Saltsman and Stephen Warren Solomon

With Indian Casinos virtually surrounding Los Angeles County, one might ask: why are there no Indian Casinos in Los Angeles County?

November 14, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

The United States Congress is debating two important principles.

There is the idea that a strict deadline forces action. (Or, more accurately, as the science fiction writer Douglas Adams once said, “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”)

November 09, 2011
By:
Timothy Chavez

As business leaders and members of our tribal communities, American Indian entrepreneurs have a unique opportunity to utilize our corporate service and

November 07, 2011
By:
Ray Cook, ICTMN Op-Ed Editor

The children of the West (Americans) are fighting amongst themselves (again) over distribution of a wealth that does not belong to them, a wealth derived from Indigenous lands.

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