Business

October 22, 2011
By:
Chloe Thompson

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been intruding on tribal sovereignty for several years, by asserting authority over businesses owned and operated by tribal governments, including those located on reservations. And it's poised to strike yet another blow.

October 12, 2011
By:
Nellis Kennedy-Howard

Today, President Obama has the choice. Clean technology is at our feet. Sustainable resources are in our hands. And here we sit, digging for oil.

July 25, 2011
By:
Ned Norris, Jr.

Two and a half years ago, the Tohono O'odham Nation announced plans for a major economic development project adjacent to Peoria and Glendale. The West Valley Resort will create 6,000 construction jobs and more than 3,000 permanent jobs, all without a single penny of taxpayer money.

July 21, 2011
By:
Daniel Blondeau

To the editor:

July 05, 2011
By:
Jim Gray

To the Editor:

June 28, 2011
By:
Matt Gilbert

A year ago, I read a Washington Post article (“Two Worlds: Government Contractors, Alaska Natives”) about how Alaska Nat

June 23, 2011
By:
Rinku Sen

The Supreme Court issued its decision in the Dukes v. Wal-Mart sex discrimination case on Monday, a frustrating ruling that doesn’t challenge the existence of bias, but that exempts the company from accountability.

May 23, 2011
By:
Jack Fiander

Nearly a quarter century after enactment of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, one must wonder why Indian country remains among the most impoverished communities in the nation.

April 28, 2011
By:
Harold A. Monteau

Congratulations to Ernie Stevens, Jr. on his victory for another term as President of the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA). The numbers speak for themselves. The other candidates are to be congratulated too, for being good sports.

April 07, 2011
By:
Ryan D. Dreveskracht

In recent months, the Obama Administration has shifted its focus from stabilizing the economy to creating jobs.

April 05, 2011
By:
Harold A. Monteau

(This is a follow-up to Harold Monteau's previous column, "New Mission for NIGA")

April 03, 2011
By:
Harold A. Monteau

(This is the first in a two-part series; to read the followup click here:

March 18, 2011
By:
Charles Trimble

I don’t recall what Nevada tribe it was in the early 1970s that had submitted a proposal to the BIA for financial assistance to buy a bordello.

February 18, 2011
By:
Bob Gough

“So tonight, I challenge you to join me in setting a new goal: by 2035, 80% of America’s electricity will come from clean energy sources.”

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