Land

July 25, 2011
By:
Ned Norris, Jr.

Two and a half years ago, the Tohono O'odham Nation announced plans for a major economic development project adjacent to Peoria and Glendale. The West Valley Resort will create 6,000 construction jobs and more than 3,000 permanent jobs, all without a single penny of taxpayer money.

June 04, 2011
By:
Jerilyn DeCoteau

Ten Cent Treaty, Le Pay, allotments in Montana, lease checks the neighbors received, Grandpa saying, "I am still waiting for my allotment." These are words I grew up with.

June 01, 2011
By:
Russell Means

Two weeks ago, I went to New York with a delegation from the Republic of Lakotah, to utilize the annual meeting of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII, May 16-27).

May 29, 2011
By:
Rosita Worl

Over-regulation and anti-Native bias seem to touch every aspect of life for Native peoples in Southeast Alaska, from how our people make teddy bears to whether the U.S. will keep its pledge to restore85,000 acres of our homelands to us.

April 21, 2011
By:
Cheryl Andrews-Maltais

How profoundly disappointing it is to find out that the Department of the Interior has approved Cape Wind’s Construction and Operation Plan (COP); that the decision is not only being rushed through the approval process, but pushed forward without even a courtesy consultation with our Tribe before

April 14, 2011
By:
Tex G. Hall

Recently on the Fox News Channel, contributor John Stossel offered up this gem of ignorance:
 

April 13, 2011
By:
Peter d'Errico

The 300th anniversary of treaties negotiated in the Massachusetts Bay Colony between the Indians and the British king is approaching.

April 01, 2011
By:
Steve Russell

Half-life refers to how long it takes for radioactive material to lose half of its radioactivity. In spite of extensive blood quantum research and years of containment, social science has not yet determined the half-life of Indians. My cousin Ray Sixkiller is a living example of the problem.

March 31, 2011
By:
Steve Russell

Hell has officially frozen over when I rise to defend the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

March 13, 2011
By:
Steven Newcomb

At a hefty 560 pages, Walter Echo-Hawk’s noteworthy book In The Courts Of The Conqueror: The 10 Worst Indian Law Cases Ever Decided (Fulcrum, 2010) examines U.S. federal Indian law within the scope of ten U.S. Supreme Court rulings.

March 11, 2011
By:
Steven Paul McSloy

It always was, and always is, about the land.

March 01, 2011
By:
Jaeleen Araujo

The Sealaska land legislation is an amendment to a forty year old act of Congress, but a lengthy public outreach process involving more than 225 meetings with local Southeast Alaska communities, stakeholders and organizations has set the stage for this legislation in 2011.

February 24, 2011
By:
Steven Newcomb

Professor Steven L. Winter based the title to his book A Clearing in the Forest on a story told by William James about his experiences in the forest in the mountains of South Carolina.

February 16, 2011
By:
Glenn Morris

Much fanfare has been made of Barack Obama’s December 16, 2010, announcement at the White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C. Obama stated that the United States was finally “lending its support” to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples—the U.S.

Pages