Land

December 24, 2013
By:
Richard Pombo

On December 17, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians celebrated the grand re-opening of its Wind Creek Casino in Wetumpka, Alabama. Normally, I would share the excitement of the Poarch over their new facility. As the former Chairman of the Resources Committee in the U.S.

December 12, 2013
By:
Jay Daniels

This is report card on the manner in which the Bureau of Indian Affairs have managed the Cobell settlement since it was approved in November 2011. Case in point, the second round of the Cobell payments were scheduled for August or September 2013.

November 08, 2013
By:
Ryan Seelau & Ian Record

In the first part of this two-part series, we provided a short history of the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case State of Michigan v.

November 05, 2013
By:
Ryan Seelau & Ian Record

This column is part one of a two-part series.

September 23, 2013
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

Beware of the federal task force. While a combined law enforcement entity might make sense in combatting crime in non-tribal communities, the federal task force is a Trojan Horse when it enters Indian country.

August 24, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

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

August 19, 2013
By:
Kevin K. Washburn

Late last year, the Department of the Interior was given the green light to work with Indian country to purchase fractionated trust lands or restricted interests from willing sellers at fair market value.

August 14, 2013
By:
Jay Daniels

The Cobell Settlement, approved on November 24, 2012, provides for a $1.9 billion Trust Land Consolidation Fund (Fund). The Settlement charges the U.S.

May 28, 2013
By:
Jay Daniels

Indian country has suffered for the past three years because the "Montana Mafia" has controlled the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). They have controlled the course of the BIA without regard for the entirety of Indian country.

May 22, 2013
By:
Chief Sidney Hill

Greetings  from the Chiefs, Clanmothers, Faithkeepers, and people of the Haudenosaunee Six Nations Confederacy, People of the Longhouse.

April 25, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

Indian nations have been dealing politically with the imperial momentum of the United States ever since the 13 British colonies along the Atlantic Seaboard of North America declared themselves to be free and independent states in the late eighteenth century.

April 14, 2013
By:
Paul Udstrand

Every once in a while a really nice example of institutional racism emerges from the corporate media and gives us a chance to expose unexamined assumptions that make truth impossible.

April 09, 2013
By:
C. Timothy McKeown

On Friday, April 12, Néret-Minet Tessier & Sarrou in Paris is scheduled to auction 70 Native American masks dating between 1880 and 1940.

March 02, 2013
By:
Elaine Fink

The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California recently became only the sixth tribe in the past 25 years to successfully navigate the Secretarial “two-part” process for acquiring new land for tribal-government gaming.

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