Government

February 20, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

The strength and the endurance of racism and discrimination against American Indians are easily traced to earlier periods of our history that we are desperately trying to understand and reconcile.

February 17, 2012
By:
John Maniscalco

The natural gas industry has spent tens of millions of dollars trying to convince consumers that their product is the proverbial “silver bullet” that will save them thousands of dollars in home heating costs for years to come, if only they would switch fuels.

February 16, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

When I began attending the University of Oregon, I read The Autobiography of Malcolm X as Told to Alex Haley, a book based on Haley’s in

February 15, 2012
By:
Suzan Shown Harjo

Amid the top-volume crossfire these days about whose religion and whose health could be threatened by federal actions, it’s noteworthy that debaters and bloviators alike don’t notice or don’t care about ongoing violations of Native American Peoples’ religious freedom and well being.

February 14, 2012
By:
Bono Mack & Daniel Akaka

As Congress debates whether to legalize Internet gaming, it’s important to guarantee that Native American tribes are dealt a fair and honest hand. They deserve nothing less.

February 11, 2012
By:
Chipa Wolfe

My god, can the government even count?

February 10, 2012
By:
Peter d'Errico

Felix Cohen, author of the original Handbook of Federal Indian Law, played a major role in the

February 09, 2012
By:
Jennifer S. Baker

In an open executive session of the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, Sen.

February 09, 2012
By:
Billy Frank Jr.

We are losing the battle for salmon recovery in western Washington because salmon habitat is being destroyed faster than it can be restored.

February 08, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

In his Executive Order declaring November 2011 “Native American Heritage Month,” U.S. President Barack Obama said that his administration “recognizes the painful chapters in our shared history.” As a key part of that history, today marks the 125th year since the U.S.

February 07, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

“We ain’t even two months into the election year, and the thing is already going to the dogs.”

February 06, 2012
By:
Sen. Jon Tester

Montana’s Indian country is sacred ground for all of the Big Sky’s tribes. Tribal lands safeguard and preserve ceremonial sites from the Great Plains to the Rocky Mountains.

February 06, 2012
By:
Jana L. Walker

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples signals a new means to change federal law and policy to restore safety to Native women, to stre

February 02, 2012
By:
Harold Monteau

What in the heck is a “plutarchy”? Well, it certainly is not an America where Pluto is the president.

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