Government

December 28, 2015
By:
Mike Myers

As the Gregorian calendar winds down, we enter a period when since ancient times we pause to reflect, assess, envision and prepare ourselves for the next cycle of life.

December 22, 2015
By:
Monique Vondall-Rieke

The November 6, 2015 announcement of the rejection of the Presidential Permit that would allow TransCanada to continue the XL Pipeline project to the Gulf of Mexico was rejected after being placed on hold by President Obama in 2011 amid conflicts of the route of the pipeline through sacred sites

December 19, 2015
By:
Matthew H. Birkhold

[For many, this Holiday Season is an occasion to reevaluate the Pilgrim story and celebrate our new understanding of the historical relationship between Europeans and Native Americans.

December 16, 2015
By:
Shawn Bordeaux

Can you hear me now?

December 07, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

On November 25, 2015, The New York Times published Ned Blackhawk’s op-ed piece “The Struggle for Justice on Tribal Lands.” Blackhawk (Western Shoshone) is a professor of history and Americ

December 03, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

Senator John Barrasso (R-Montana) is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

November 28, 2015
By:
Terry Brunner

 

November 27, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

I recently purchased a Time magazine special edition, “The Supreme Court: Decisions that Changed America.” Such topics as Privacy, Free Speech, Civil Rights, Abortion, Guns, Same-Sex Marriage, and Obamacare appear on the magazine cover.

November 23, 2015
By:
John Yellow Bird Steele

To the Editor of Indian Country Today Media Network:

November 23, 2015
By:
Anne Keala Kelly

Note: This column fist appeared on the Honolulu Star Advertiser Site on Novemeber, 8, 2015.

November 20, 2015
By:
Noelani Arista & Randall Akee

As you read this, Naʻi Aupuni (Seizure of Government), the new non-profit agency created and funded by the State of Hawaiʻi, is launching a Native Hawaiian constitutional convention.

November 20, 2015
By:
Sen. John Barrasso

Ninety-five million dollars. That’s the amount of money the Southern Ute tribe of Colorado is losing because of Washington’s invasive bureaucracy and overregulation of Indian Country.

November 18, 2015
By:
Jon Tester

“Native Americans maintain vibrant cultures and traditions and hold a deeply rooted sense of community.”

November 16, 2015
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

In Part One, I profiled “the determined and diverse chorus of individuals, organizations, and even a few Native nations,” who in the spring of 2015 raised “substantive challenges to the egre

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