Amid touted economic recovery at the federal government level, Indian country remains underwater in terms of sustainable growth in all but a few isolated pockets of capital markets within the United States and Canada.
Last month the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case testing whether federal contracts with Tribes are really contracts at all.
As a Native American woman and recovering alcoholic I am grateful for Whiteclay, Nebraska for the simple reason that it keeps the disease of alcoholism and addiction right where it needs to be for our people: front and center.
As Navajo people pause to reflect on the Nation’s progress in the 144 years that have passed since the signing of the Treaty in 1868, my thoughts turn to another important decision facing the Nation.
The Navajo Nation has been in litigation over our Little Colorado River water rights for 33 years and the litigation continues today. The children who were born when this fight began are now grown and are caring for children of their own.
Ya’a’teeh doo ahe’hee shi Ke’ adoo shi Dine’e’.
Amid the current election excitement and heightened national focus on the politics of women’s issues, Congressional efforts to reauthorize the Violence
Our society is afflicted with diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and cancer, diseases that were less common a century ago.
This column was originally pubished in The Eastern Door, a community newspaper in the ancient Mohawk territory of Kahnawake, in Quebec.
Is it fair to look back to something a presidential candidate did when he was 18? Depends on your tolerance for hypocrisy.
There is a group of criminals, on Native American lands, who assault, rape, and abuse Native women—and they can’t be arrested. These criminals are non-Native men.
In 1982 President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation on March 25, proclaiming a “National Recognition Day for Nurses.” The ANA Board of Directors expanded the recognition of nurses in 1991, to a week-long celebration, declaring May 6–12, as National Nurses Week in conjunction with “credited” fou
One of the most significant declarations ever to emanate from the United Nations, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, is belittled—mocked, almost—by the acronym so often used to refer to it. UNDRIP: it sounds like a health problem. Or something to fix a plumbing system.