Government

May 10, 2015
By:
Roger Birdbear

This is the second section of an article discussing transportation deductions from mineral royalties earned on allotted lands.

May 09, 2015
By:
Roger Birdbear

This column, which has been split into two parts for publication, will cover issues surrounding transportation deductions and provide legal justification for the elimination of these deductions.

April 29, 2015
By:
Anthony Broadman & Chase Iron Eyes

Just as the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in White Mountain Apache Tribe v. Bracker, 448 U.S.

April 23, 2015
By:
Senator Sharon Stewart-Peregoy

Montana is fortunate to be home to eight tribal nations that have played an important role in our state’s heritage and culture. When the framers drafted our state’s constitution, they recognized the importance of these sovereign nations.

April 15, 2015
By:
Paul Moorehead

Having lost hundreds of millions of acres of land to allotment and tax auction, sale, fraud and federal chicanery beginning in the late 1880s, Indian tribes have ever since been on a decades-long mission to acquire and reconsolidate their once-mighty land holdings

April 14, 2015
By:
Charles Kader

The recent communication from the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne band council regarding American border security initiatives reveals a basic human understanding.

April 13, 2015
By:
Sheldon Wolfchild

My fifth Great Grandfather was Chief Black Dog also known as Big Eagle. his original village was and is located near the mouth of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers.

April 12, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

Michael Glennon’s amazing and concise book National Security and Double Government (2014, Oxford University Press), provides an insightful view of the National Security State of the United

April 11, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

There’s a word, sophomoric, that describes one of the few downsides of the professoring trade. If you teach college students, it describes your very own personal Groundhog Day.

April 03, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

Although the United States has forcibly imposed patterns of domination on the original Native nations of this continent, it is typical to see the courts of the United States and most legal scholars use the words “conquest,” “conqueror,” and “conquering” and not th

April 03, 2015
By:
Christine Dupres

On March 9, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Director Stanley Speaks signed the final documents to establish the Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s Reservation, to an audience of Cowlitz elders and tribal leaders.

April 02, 2015
By:
Charles Kader

Sometimes I get teased about my habit of writing about legendary figures of history and how they got to be that way. Modern heroes still walk among us all today and possibly the best is still yet to come.

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."

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