For plains Tribes, the preservation of grasslands is crucial to the survival of our culture. Its unique configuration of Native plants and grasses provide us with medicine, tools, shelter, and food.
On a recent warm sunny day I watched as quite a few 18-wheelers, large tandem service trucks and 4x4 pick-up trucks (with big tires) drive by my brother's place on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Once in a while an ol' rez car will accompany this same highway which is very busy day and night.
When I sat down to write this column, I wanted to tell you about how well ICTMN is doing in promoting our (Indigenous) interpretation of the world through presenting our view of news, events and thought
One area of vital importance to many Indian tribes is the relationship of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (“IGRA”) to the
"Coffee more...you want?" A young man, brown but of indeterminate nationality, is walking by with a carafe.
Recent action taken in the U.S. House of Representatives on H.R.
Indian Country Today Media Network covered the draft critical habitat designation proposed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) ("
The natural gas industry has spent tens of millions of dollars trying to convince consumers that their product is the proverbial “silver bullet” that will save them thousands of dollars in home heating costs for years to come, if only they would switch fuels.
Amid the top-volume crossfire these days about whose religion and whose health could be threatened by federal actions, it’s noteworthy that debaters and bloviators alike don’t notice or don’t care about ongoing violations of Native American Peoples’ religious freedom and well being.
In an open executive session of the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, Sen.
We are losing the battle for salmon recovery in western Washington because salmon habitat is being destroyed faster than it can be restored.
This is the second in a three-part series that explores export opportunities for tribal forest products. Read part one here.
This is the first in a three-part series that discusses the opportunity to brand and market tribal forest products. Historically, tribal forest products have generally been sold as commodities with little branding to distinguish or differentiate them from non-tribal products.
The plan seemed simple enough: go to the National Park office, pull a permit and be back at the park in two hours. With this in mind, I set out with two friends to find the office in Washington, DC in August of the past year.