February 08, 2012
Steven Newcomb

In his Executive Order declaring November 2011 “Native American Heritage Month,” U.S. President Barack Obama said that his administration “recognizes the painful chapters in our shared history.” As a key part of that history, today marks the 125th year since the U.S.

February 06, 2012
Sen. Jon Tester

Montana’s Indian country is sacred ground for all of the Big Sky’s tribes. Tribal lands safeguard and preserve ceremonial sites from the Great Plains to the Rocky Mountains.

January 16, 2012
Charles Kader

Kanaretiio, identified in New York court documents as 51-year old William Roger Jock, serves as the Bear Clan representative of the Men’s Council of the Akwesasne Kanienkehaka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne, or, The People of the Way of the Longhouse.

January 06, 2012
Benjamin Nuvamsa

As you may know, the Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation entered into three separate leases with Sentry Royalty Company (predecessor to Peabody Western C

December 12, 2011
Peter d'Errico

England was once so proud of its colonial regime that it boasted, "The sun never sets on the British empire." Today, colonialism is a bad word. It is fashionable to say we live in a 'post-colonial' world.

December 09, 2011
Monique Vondall-Rieke, J.D.

I read with great surprise that North Dakota resident Sakakawea, who traveled as a guide on the great Lewis and Clark expedition that laid the geographical history of the landscape of early America and helped to locate many of the American Indian tribes, their lands of origin and their

December 02, 2011
Mike Taylor

There was another of those talks on campus one Friday afternoon. The original idea* was proposed by Alexander Abian, a mathematics professor from Iowa who was trained at the University of Chicago and later at the University of Cincinnati.

November 30, 2011
Chuck Trimble

In a letter to the editor of the Syracuse (New York) Post-Standard newspaper, attorney Carrie E.

November 19, 2011
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva

The Native American community has a long, troubled history

September 30, 2011
Steven T. Newcomb

It is typical to refer to our respective nations and peoples as being "in" Canada or "in" the United States and therefore as being deemed subject to the jurisdictions of those two political constructs called "states" in international law.

August 18, 2011
Tina Marie Osceola

In 2009, Tribes took notice when President Obama ordered the executive branch to develop tribal consultation policies. I remember thinking about how this would play out.

July 25, 2011
Cedric Cromwell

As Chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, I am charged with assisting my people to recover from nearly four centuries of colonization and neglect. The Wampanoag Nation entered into a treaty with the colonists in 1621.

July 25, 2011
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
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.