Economy

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.

October 23, 2011
By:
Robert Desjarlait

The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protest has become a matter of debate in Indian country. Some have chosen to be included under the slogan "We Are The 99%"; others, like me, have not.

October 21, 2011
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

Read part II and

October 16, 2011
By:
Julia Good Fox

Since 2009, the relationship between a sustainable economy, the rights of workers, and the purpose of democracy has been highlighted on the international stage.

October 12, 2011
By:
Steven T. Newcomb

Greetings on Colonization Day,

October 11, 2011
By:
John Bird

I feel like I have been waiting for this moment an entire lifetime. More like a hundred lifetimes when I count the 500 years and lifetimes of all our indigenous ancestors who went to their graves wondering if justice would ever again prevail on Turtle Island.

October 11, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

There are many ways to look at America’s shift into the Era of Contraction. Budget numbers tell part of the story. Words of elected leaders tell yet another. Add to that, the stories of real discontent told by ordinary people and reflected by both the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street.

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