There were several revelations from the Department of the Interior during its tribal consultation in Seattle last week.
The Akwesasne Kanienkehaka Territory, also known as the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation, is located in the immediate area of three United States Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA) designated Superfund cleanup sites.
It has recently been announced that land theft charges against Kanaretiio, the Bear Clan representative from the Kanienkehaka Akwesasne Territory (aka Mohawk), have been dismissed due to technicalities, after a judicial review by New York State Supreme Court Justice Robert Main.
Time magazine selected “The Protestor” as its 2011 Person of the Year.
Media, for many indigenous peoples of this country, continues to be a double-edged sword, with a history containing moments of both immense pride and interminable consequences.
In a column on Indianz.com last week ("Freedom of the Press Not Really Alive in Indian Country"), the publisher of the Native Sun News charged the India