I’ve been writing a lot lately about the Era of Contraction—the shrinking of the federal government—and what that policy means to
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.
Congress has a long to-do list to complete before the end of the year.
Last December hundreds of American Indian and Alaska Native leaders traveled to Washington, D.C. for the second White House Tribal Nations Conference.
Crunch time has come for tribes to review whether their employee benefit plans are “governmental,” in light of the Internal Revenue Servic
The 20/20 special about the Pine Ridge Reservation, "Children of the Plains" (watch the full episode
(Read part I and
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.”)
As business leaders and members of our tribal communities, American Indian entrepreneurs have a unique opportunity to utilize our corporate service and
(Read part I and
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
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.
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.