I attended a recent swearing-in of attorneys to the Navajo Nation Bar Association.
A Haudenosaunee orator and representative to Nations has said that “sovereignty is the act there
Happy New Year. Or, I should say, happy election year. From now on the national election for president (as well as the house and the senate) shifts from a vague threat to an actual election.
Kanaretiio, identified in New York court documents as 51-year old William Roger Jock, serves as the Bear Clan representative of the Men’s Council of the Akwesasne Kanienkehaka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne, or, The People of the Way of the Longhouse.
This election ought to be about one issue, a referendum on health care reform.
Not too long ago, the United States’ explicit policy regarding Native Americans was termination. The goal was to marginalize and eradicate Native people and cultures.
On the rez, the kids at my school got into fights quite a bit.
On December 31, 2011, President Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2012.
On New Years Eve, President Obama signed The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law.
I’m starting to wonder if Washington state’s budget problems mean it will no longer be able to co-manage natural resources with the treaty tribes. Even President Obama has said recently that the state’s budget crisis is a “huge problem.”
Two weeks ago, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (Super Committee) failed to meet its legislative mandate of cutting $1.2 trillion from federal spending over 10 years.
During my decades of research into the origins of federal Indian law and international law, I discovered that domination is the Latin language for "government." I keep returning to this connection between "government" and "domination" as I reflect upon the U.S.
“Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it. Because cynics don’t learn anything. Because cynicism is a self-imposed blindness, a rejection of the world because we are afraid it will hurt us or disappoint us.” Stephen Colbert December 8 was like any Thursday night.