Government

December 15, 2010
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

The final part of this series provides a model for how tribes can and should wield the federal Indian consultation right to defend tribal sovereignty, and discusses the very real negative effect of any federal failure to consult with tribal governments.

December 01, 2010
By:
David J. Hayes

Two years ago, President Barack Obama and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar vowed that this administration would work hand-in-hand with Native Americans to empower tribal governments, fulfill our trust responsibilities to tribal members and help tribal leaders build safer, stronger, healthier, and m

December 01, 2010
By:
ICTMN Staff

As discussed in part one of this three-part series, the Obama administration has mandated that all federal agencies implement a written government-to-government consultation policy with Indian tribes.

December 01, 2010
By:
ICTMN Staff

To get back into the swing of things after Thanksgiving, let us take this short mathematical quiz.

Your country is going through a severe economic crisis.

To get back to your pre-recession unemployment rate of five percent, you need to create 11 million jobs.

November 15, 2010
By:
Valerie Taliman

When Canada endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples recently, it created a groundswell of hope in Indian country, and put more pressure on the United States to step up soon.

November 15, 2010
By:
ICTMN Staff

On Dec. 16, President Barack Obama will host the second White House Tribal Nations Conference.

November 15, 2010
By:
ICTMN Staff

As currently written, the Cobell settlement endorsed by the four named plaintiffs is backwards with the Department of Interior only engaging in remedial measures after everyone signs on for a pittance of what is owed from a true accounting of the land use, leases and depletions of Indian

September 29, 2010
By:
Steve Russell

Cousin Ray Sixkiller came in and announced that he is beginning to think about giving up coffee. Now, that is about as likely as a Cherokee turning down an invitation to a hog fry, so you will pardon my skepticism.

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