In 2011 Mary Fallin assumed office as Governor of the Oklahoma and, like it or not, the events that have followed exemplify some of the worst atrocities against Native Americans in any recent memory.
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.
For too many Indigenous women, love comes at a horrific price.
The December 31, 2013 article “‘Redwashing’ Panel Follows Academic Associations’ Boycott of Israel” on IndianCountryTodayMediaNetwork.com is rife
How does a government said to be premised on human rights produce a system of law for American Indians not premised on human rights?
On August 9, a Haudenosaunee delegation commemorated the 400th year of the Two Row Wampum.
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.
In a recent column, I demonstrated that the phrase “Indigenous peoples” means "peoples under dominance" or "peoples under domination."
An open letter to the media:
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.
Mitakuyapi, Cante waste napeciyuzapi.
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.
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.