Government

June 01, 2015
By:
Vincent Armenta

It’s time to correct the record. At a hearing on May 14, 2015, before the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs, the California State Association of Counties made a number of misstatements about land into trust issues.

May 29, 2015
By:
John Guenther

The Indian Child Welfare Act was passed in 1978, preceded by studies like the 1976 study by the Association of American Indian Affairs, which found that 25 to 35 percent of all Indian children were being placed in out-of-home care.

May 27, 2015
By:
Donna Loring

“Circle the wagons!” Is a term I learned watching the old western movies on TV when I was a kid. It was done to protect the ever-progressing white people who were moving west (to steal Indian land) against those vicious savages.

May 27, 2015
By:
Bryan Newland

On May 14, the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs conducted a hearing entitled:

Inadequate Standards for Trust Land Acquisition in the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.

May 26, 2015
By:
Renae Yellowhorse

To the editor:

The proposed Grand Canyon Escalade development, from the get-go, has been a nightmare for Navajo families who are Confluence stakeholders. The land users of southern Bodaway Chapter, where the luxury resort and tram were to locate, are shocked and relieved. 

May 25, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

In the 1823 U.S. Supreme Court ruling Johnson and Graham’s Lessee v. M’Intosh, Chief Justice Marshall made a statement on behalf of a unanimous court that the United States is still applying to our original nations and peoples one hundred and ninety two years later.

May 19, 2015
By:
Bryan Newland

On May 14, the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs conducted a hearing entitled, “Inadequate Standards for Trust Land Acquisition in the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.

May 11, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

Political directions “left” and “right” come from the seating arrangement in the Estates-General (Parliament) at the onset of the French Revolution. Early on, the royalists were seated on the right.

May 10, 2015
By:
Roger Birdbear

This is the second section of an article discussing transportation deductions from mineral royalties earned on allotted lands.

May 09, 2015
By:
Roger Birdbear

This column, which has been split into two parts for publication, will cover issues surrounding transportation deductions and provide legal justification for the elimination of these deductions.

April 29, 2015
By:
Anthony Broadman & Chase Iron Eyes

Just as the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in White Mountain Apache Tribe v. Bracker, 448 U.S.

April 23, 2015
By:
Senator Sharon Stewart-Peregoy

Montana is fortunate to be home to eight tribal nations that have played an important role in our state’s heritage and culture. When the framers drafted our state’s constitution, they recognized the importance of these sovereign nations.

April 15, 2015
By:
Paul Moorehead

Having lost hundreds of millions of acres of land to allotment and tax auction, sale, fraud and federal chicanery beginning in the late 1880s, Indian tribes have ever since been on a decades-long mission to acquire and reconsolidate their once-mighty land holdings

April 14, 2015
By:
Charles Kader

The recent communication from the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne band council regarding American border security initiatives reveals a basic human understanding.

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