Government

October 20, 2014
By:
Robert Odawi Porter

A great thing happened recently for Indian country. President Obama signed into law on September 26 the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act. This law will amend the U.S.

October 17, 2014
By:
Jay Daniels

Perusing Facebook recently, I found a group of folks who are adamantly opposing the currently published "Proposed Rule Change for Rights-of-Way Across Indian Lands." Their rationale?

October 16, 2014
By:
Glenn Morris

While watching the fraudulently-labeled United Nations World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (HLPM/WCIP--see end footnote 1, below) on UN WebTV

October 12, 2014
By:
Steven Newcomb

Recently, a United Nations (UN) “high level plenary meeting” occurred on September 22 and 23, at the UN headquarters in New York. A great deal of confusion has arisen because the UN high level meeting was “to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.” (WCIP) But let’s be clear.

October 07, 2014
By:
Donna Ennis

The following first was printed in The Daily Yonder and passed on to us by the author and the DY editor.

October 04, 2014
By:
Dante Desiderio

Last month, Congress passed legislation to permanently increase tribal authority to provide governmental services to their citizens without creating a taxable event.

September 30, 2014
By:
Ray Powell

When we take care of our land, the land takes care of us!

September 29, 2014
By:
Steven Newcomb

Magicians are well aware of a key fact: What members of an audience focus upon determines what they miss. Misdirection is critical to the craft of magic. Magicians get the audience to focus on one thing while something entirely unnoticed is happening right before their very eyes.

September 26, 2014
By:
Bryan Brewer

Chief Sitting Bull said, “Let us put our minds together and see what lives we can make for our children.” And, today, as we struggle to provide an education for our children, extend health care to our youth, families, and elders, and provide tribal government services to our Native people, we rel

September 25, 2014
By:
Dante Desiderio

This week, Congress passed legislation to permanently increase tribal authority to provide governmental services to their citizens without creating a taxable event.

September 21, 2014
By:
Dave Lundgren

The Bureau of Land Management recently announced that it was undertaking an agency-wide review of railroad rights of way to determine whether utilities—mostly telecommunication companies with fiber optic lines—are unlawfully piggy-backing on railroad lines

September 20, 2014
By:
Sen. Jon Tester

Diabetes is a terrible disease, and one that has afflicted American Indian and Alaska Native communities since the disruption of their traditional cultures centuries ago.

September 16, 2014
By:
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

As ICTMN reported recently, indigenous peoples will be at the forefront of upcoming United Nations and civil society events in New Yo

September 15, 2014
By:
Bryan Brewer

The Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association is composed of the 16 elected Chairs and Presidents of the sovereign Indian Tribes and Nations in the Great Plains Region: the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Crow Creek Sioux, the Cheyenne River Sioux, The Yankton Sioux, the Lower Brule Sioux, the Sisseton

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