Government

April 01, 2015
By:
Mary Grayson

Was it an affair made public by a scorned lover? Was it a corrupt scandal leaving voters questioning her ethical standards and moral compass?

March 27, 2015
By:
Rhiannon Curley

“The April 21 date set by the Navajo Election Administration for a special election for tribal president is once again up in the air."

March 19, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was the latest foreign leader to address a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress on March 3, 2015.

March 18, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

Some people may consider my many columns about domination to be an exercise in hyperbole.

March 17, 2015
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Native Nations predate the existence of the United States of America by thousands of years. Colonists and foreign principalities alike acknowledged our sovereign status when they entered into treaties with tribes.

March 16, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in the federal court appeal of the U.S.

March 15, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

In 1974, Ralph A. Barney, Chief of the Indian Claims Section, Lands Division, in the U.S. Department of Justice, explained the concept of title that the Indian Claims Commission (ICC) had used in its work from 1946-1978.

March 10, 2015
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

As the tribal disenrollment epidemic only worsens, our trustee—the United States and its Department of Interior—continue to turn a deaf ear to desperate pleas for help from Indians who are facing disenrollment or have already been terminated.

March 01, 2015
By:
Joseph H. Webster

When Congress enacted the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988 (IGRA), it included an important provision to allow for self-regulation of Class II gaming by tribal governments that established a record of successful gaming regulation.

February 27, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has developed an important and visually striking exhibit titled “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations.” It opened on September 21, 2014 and will run until fall 2018.

February 26, 2015
By:
Donna Ennis

A historic event happened in Indian Country this month.

February 25, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

The Oscars seem to produce a Sacheen Littlefeather moment every year, and this year Patricia Arquette, accepting the little gold guy for Best Supporting Actress in Boyhood, departed from t

February 20, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

The San Carlos Apache battle cry, sounded by San Carlos Apache Chairman Terry Rambler to prevent the hostile takeover over of Apache lands by the United States and Rio Tinto mining corporation, goes to the core of U.S.

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