Government

July 19, 2011
By:
Steven T. Newcomb

For many thousands of years, our indigenous ancestors lived free and independent of Christian European domination.

July 13, 2011
By:
Harold A. Monteau

The Tribal Human Resource Department (HR) of a Theoretical Tribe advertises in nation-wide media and on its website that the position of Chief Judge is open and solicits application from qualified candidates.

July 12, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

Last week President Barack Obama held his first town hall on Twitter. A really great idea and I plunged in with this question:

July 09, 2011
By:
Douglas G. Bonner and Sharice Davids

A recent decision by the Federal Communications Commission has affirmed the rights of tribes to own and operate important telecommunications infrastructure on tribal lands, and to receive federal universal service funding support for all areas of an underserved Reservation that qualify for rural,

July 07, 2011
By:
Alison Owings

It seemed like a simple point to make, and the right time to make it.

July 06, 2011
By:
Joseph Manuel

I recently went to Washington, D.C.

July 05, 2011
By:
Jim Gray

To the Editor:

July 03, 2011
By:
Marge Anderson

I often think about the big-picture ideas that would help tribal governments address the small-picture details more efficiently.

June 17, 2011
By:
Brad Fluetsch

As Alaska records unprecedented revenue, are we hurting future Alaskans by saving as much as we do? Why do you or anyone save money? A simple answer is to preserve purchasing power or wealth for the future.

June 13, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

How bad is this economy? Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers wrote in the Financial Times this week that the United States is now halfway to a lost economic decade (similar to Japan’s) and that the number of working Americans has dropped from 63.1 percent to 58.4 percent.

June 11, 2011
By:
Juana Majel Dixon

Washington, DC can be a frustrating place—truly. Each time I meet with our federal partners or my Native brothers and sisters that reside there, I always tell them that I am praying for their sanity.

June 06, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

Last week the Bureau of Labor Statistics started a frenzy when it released its latest job report, showing that only 54,000 jobs were added to the economy in May.

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