December 22, 2011
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 21, 2011
Chase Iron Eyes

I recently participated in Occupy Oakland. I was in the Bay area on other business and could not resist the chance to take part in history in the making.

November 29, 2011
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
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 14, 2011
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
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 07, 2011
Ray Cook, ICTMN Op-Ed Editor

The children of the West (Americans) are fighting amongst themselves (again) over distribution of a wealth that does not belong to them, a wealth derived from Indigenous lands.

June 17, 2011
Brad Fluetsch

As Alaska records unprecedented revenue, are we hurting future Alaskans by saving as much as we do? Why do you or anyone save money? A simple answer is to preserve purchasing power or wealth for the future.

May 10, 2011
Mark Trahant

Nobel-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz is trying to change the national debate about the deficit, the role of government and the impact of those policies on the day-to-day economy.

April 22, 2011
Tanya Fiddler

It is important to arm our people with the knowledge to combat predatory lenders.

April 14, 2010
Steve Russell

About the time the hot water hit the mocha java hazelnut coffee beans, cousin Ray Sixkiller showed up.