Economy

January 06, 2012
By:
Benjamin Nuvamsa

As you may know, the Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation entered into three separate leases with Sentry Royalty Company (predecessor to Peabody Western C

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 15, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

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

November 29, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

Last December hundreds of American Indian and Alaska Native leaders traveled to Washington, D.C. for the second White House Tribal Nations Conference.

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 17, 2011
By:
Dr. Yvette Roubideaux

The Indian Health Service (IHS) faces daily challenges in providing health services to 1.9 million American Indians and A

November 17, 2011
By:
Rob Schmidt

The 20/20 special about the Pine Ridge Reservation, "Children of the Plains" (watch the full episode

November 15, 2011
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

(Read part I and

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 03, 2011
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

(Read part I and

November 02, 2011
By:
Cheryl Crazy Bull

Many people after watching the ABC 20/20 special, “Hidden America: Children of the Plains” may be asking, “What can be done to help?” The special depicted the da

October 26, 2011
By:
Jose Barreiro

Social agreement, like a treaty—or even as the trustworthy word of an honest human being—must be kept. Once broken, dissonance ensues, and conflict is sure to follow.

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