Senator John Barrasso (R-Montana) is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
I recently purchased a Time magazine special edition, “The Supreme Court: Decisions that Changed America.” Such topics as Privacy, Free Speech, Civil Rights, Abortion, Guns, Same-Sex Marriage, and Obamacare appear on the magazine cover.
To the Editor of Indian Country Today Media Network:
Note: This column fist appeared on the Honolulu Star Advertiser Site on Novemeber, 8, 2015.
As you read this, Naʻi Aupuni (Seizure of Government), the new non-profit agency created and funded by the State of Hawaiʻi, is launching a Native Hawaiian constitutional convention.
Ninety-five million dollars. That’s the amount of money the Southern Ute tribe of Colorado is losing because of Washington’s invasive bureaucracy and overregulation of Indian Country.
“Native Americans maintain vibrant cultures and traditions and hold a deeply rooted sense of community.”
In Part One, I profiled “the determined and diverse chorus of individuals, organizations, and even a few Native nations,” who in the spring of 2015 raised “substantive challenges to the egre
President Obama doesn't understand America's history with Indigenous Peoples.
Earlier this year, the longtime lone voice against disenrollment, Professor David Wilkins, Lumbee, wro
Environmentalists, Indigenous folks and others were overjoyed to hear that President Obama has cancelled the Keystone XL Pipeline.
If you missed Part 1 yesterday, click here.
In the last 25 years, I have crisscrossed this country of ours countless times. I am not sure how many reservations, tribal comminutes and native villages I have been to, but I am sure it numbers in the hundreds