Human rights

March 13, 2014
By:
Steven Newcomb

For nations and peoples typically called “Indigenous,” 2014 will be an important year in the international arena. This coming September, the United Nations General Assembly is scheduled to convene a High Level Plenary Meeting (HLPM) regarding the U.N.

February 14, 2014
By:
Taté Walker

For too many Indigenous women, love comes at a horrific price.

January 11, 2014
By:
Ryan Bellerose

The December 31, 2013 article “‘Redwashing’ Panel Follows Academic Associations’ Boycott of Israel” on IndianCountryTodayMediaNetwork.com is rife

September 30, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

How does a government said to be premised on human rights produce a system of law for American Indians not premised on human rights?

August 24, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

On August 9, a Haudenosaunee delegation commemorated the 400th year of the Two Row Wampum.

July 30, 2013
By:
Gyasi Ross

I know this is sorta late—two weeks, to be exact—and that pop culture topics du jour tend to last only a few days. Modern day pop culture existential question: If someone gets killed on Twitter and it’s no longer trending, did it really happen?

I don’t know; that’s above my pay grade.

July 18, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

In a recent column, I demonstrated that the phrase “Indigenous peoples” means "peoples under dominance" or "peoples under domination."

June 25, 2013
By:
Jennifer Gapetz

An open letter to the media:

May 23, 2013
By:
Cole R. DeLaune

In May 2011, the spectacle of political theater took a quickly forgotten detour into the realm of the absurd when minor protests erupted over the participation of Chicago rapper Common in a White House poetry slam.

May 21, 2013
By:
Tally Monteau-Colombe

Mitakuyapi, Cante waste napeciyuzapi.

April 16, 2013
By:
Jacqueline Pata

The mainstream media has continued to make repeated factual errors when reporting on the high profile Supreme Court custody case involving a Native American father and his daughter.

February 05, 2013
By:
Donna Ennis,

Much of the current resistance to Idle No More movement is rooted in fear, from the dominant culture, that Indigenous people want social change, are feeling agitated and seem determined to make this change a reality.

January 11, 2013
By:
Chelsea Vowel

"Canada is a test case for a grand notion — the notion that dissimilar peoples can share lands, resources, power and dreams while respecting and sustaining their differences.

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