Government

January 05, 2013
By:
Darren Bonaparte

 

January 04, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

As we approach the 200th year since the great Shawnee leader Tecumseh was killed in battle, by American forces on the River Thames in North America, on October 5, 1813, a tremendous wave of activism by the Original Nations and Peoples of Turtle Island has suddenly swept across the geog

January 03, 2013
By:
Winona LaDuke

As Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence enters her fourth week on a hunger strike outside the Canadian parliament, thousands of protesters in Los Angeles, London, Minneapolis and New York City, voice their support.

January 01, 2013
By:
Chuck Trimble

Several weeks ago I was sent a link to a ominous report from the First Nations Strategic Policy Counsel, dated June-October 2012. It puzzles me that I haven’t read anything about it in Indianz.com or on other blogs, nor in any Native American news periodical.

December 30, 2012
By:
Rev. John Norwood

Dear Indian Country Today Media Network Editor & Staff,

December 28, 2012
By:
Leland McGee

Currently before the Interior Department are two California “off reservation” casino proposals that carry the support of California Governor Jerry Brown.

December 24, 2012
By:
Harold Monteau

In the 2012 Elections the GOP allowed itself to be led down a path that was based on a strategy that white people could be galvanized to vote Republican if they could be convinced that America was coming under the control of minorities, gays and foreigners.

December 21, 2012
By:
Adrian Jawort

To Leonard Peltier supporters, the fact that Barack Obama has taken such personal interest in the U.S. government’s relations with American Indians renews hope of a presidential pardon after he was denied parole in 2009 for his role in the murder of two FBI agents on June 26, 1975.

December 20, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

Everything is not a matter of opinion and all opinions are not equal. In the U.S., we frame all policy arguments in terms of liberty, and since we don’t teach critical thought, who wins the framing dispute wins the argument.

December 20, 2012
By:
Kawika Riley

The United States, and all of its indigenous peoples, lost a hero and a champion this week, with the passing of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii).

December 20, 2012
By:
Richard A. Monette

When Dan Inouye moved on to the next journey, our world lost a giant of a man. Indian country lost a warrior, a leader, a true chief.

December 19, 2012
By:
Jay Daniels

On November 26, 2012, the Secretary of the Interior announced in a press release that the Cobell litigation is final and the Departm

December 18, 2012
By:
Charles Kader

On December 11, 2012, Kanietakeron (Larry V. Thompson) of Akwesasne, an area in Indian country also known as the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation, made an appearance in St.

December 17, 2012
By:
Chelsea Vowel

Although thousands of indigenous people all over Canada rallied together under the banner of Idle No More on December 10th, there has been very little media coverage on the movement.

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