Government

March 07, 2012
By:
Peter d'Errico

The Western Shoshone have been litigating the rights to their homeland since at least 1951, when a claim was filed, purportedly in their behalf, before the U

March 03, 2012
By:
Charmaine White Face

Since 1984, the Sioux Nation Treaty Council has been sending delegates to the various committees of the United Nations seeking the upholding of lawful and viable treaties made between the Great Sioux Nation and the United States.

March 02, 2012
By:
Chuck Trimble

The price of gasoline at the pump is skyrocketing and is expected to flatten the upward trend on the stock market charts, thus maybe even stalling the economic recovery from the Republican recession of 2009 and 2010.

March 01, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

On Sunday, Feb. 26, presidential candidate and U.S.

February 23, 2012
By:
Ruth Hopkins

A few weeks ago, Susan G. Komen for the Cure defunded Planned Parenthood.

February 21, 2012
By:
Dante Desiderio

Congress all but guaranteed tribal finance to be a clear winner in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act.

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.

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