Government

July 18, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

In a recent column, I demonstrated that the phrase “Indigenous peoples” means "peoples under dominance" or "peoples under domination."

July 12, 2013
By:
Jay Daniels

We are living in an era where there aren't enough Supreme Court Justices who think like Justice Antonin Scalia. Justice Scalia, a true constructionist, believes wholly in the U.S. Constitution and never decides to add to or take away from it.

July 10, 2013
By:
Johnny Rustywire

One spring a few years ago, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) set up a wild horse roundup in Eastern Utah. I was doing some title search work and found myself one morning riding out with the wranglers who would be catching and rounding up the horses for the BLM adoption program.

July 09, 2013
By:
Brian Brewer

As American colonists began to call for democracy, revolutionary leaders dressed up as Indians, boarded English ships and dumped tea in Boston harbor to protest taxes on tea and commodities.

July 08, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

In September 2014, a United Nations High Level Plenary Meeting (UN-HLPM) “to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples” (WCIP) will take place at the UN Headquarters of New York.

July 06, 2013
By:
Tex Hall

Concerning the White House Council on Native American Affairs: On behalf of the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association and the Council of Large Tribes, “Thank you President Obama.”

July 04, 2013
By:
Peter d’Errico

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reports this month that First Nations children are living in poverty at triple the national average.

July 01, 2013
By:
Nathan Small

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Unilateral Administrative Order (UAO) is unacceptable to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Fort Hall, Idaho. EPA paves the way for FMC Corp. to sweep their 50-year legacy of waste under the rug.

June 29, 2013
By:
Johnny Rustywire

It used to be that when Indians left the reservation to head into town they always seemed to get the short end of the stick.

June 26, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

In the foreword to Walter Echohawk’s book In the Light of Justice (Fulcrum 2013), S.

June 25, 2013
By:
Jennifer Gapetz

An open letter to the media:

June 22, 2013
By:
Ryan Dreveskracht

Since the 19th Century, the plight of the North American bison has paralleled the way of the indigenous people of buffalo bountry and the land itself: decimation, almost to the point of extinction, by non-tribal peoples.

June 17, 2013
By:
Steve Russell

One of the television talking heads really hurt my feelings in a report the other night on Edward Snowden, the traitorous hero or heroic traitor who leaked the existence of PRISM, wholesale collection of data from the servers of various major players on the Internet.

June 10, 2013
By:
Adrian Jawort

While the NRA side of the gun debate claims the recent deaths of 20 schoolchildren and six educators from Newton, Connecticut are being exploited to promote an anti-gun agenda, another anonymous gun rights promoter has exploited the historic plight of Native Americans to fit their own political p

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