Legal

June 02, 2012
By:
Leo Manheimer

The Navajo Nation has been in litigation over our Little Colorado River water rights for 33 years and the litigation continues today. The children who were born when this fight began are now grown and are caring for children of their own.

May 30, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

On October 5, 1942, the U.S.

May 29, 2012
By:
Caroline P. Mayhew

Amid the current election excitement and heightened national focus on the politics of women’s issues, Congressional efforts to reauthorize the Violence

May 23, 2012
By:
Hon. Floyd Jourdain & Hon. Erma Vizenor

As leaders of the Red Lake and White Earth Nations in Minnesota, we are alarmed that Congress is giving serious consideration to a plan that would take away tens of millions of dollars from some Indian tribes and give it to other Indian tribes.

May 23, 2012
By:
Cedric Sunray

Last month’s racially motivated killings in Oklahoma, perpetrated by Cherokee Indian Jake England and his white roommate against membe

May 21, 2012
By:
Dave Staddon

I work for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe as public information director.

May 17, 2012
By:
Joseph H. Webster

With federal internet gaming legislation apparently unlikely in the near future, many Indian tribal governments are considering the prospect of conducting intrastate internet gaming.

May 14, 2012
By:
Jefferson Keel, President, National Congress of American Indians

There is a group of criminals, on Native American lands, who assault, rape, and abuse Native women—and they can’t be arrested. These criminals are non-Native men.

May 07, 2012
By:
William Norman, Charles Hobbs, Dan Lewerenz & John Tabinaca Plata

Last month, the United States Senate moved to close a jurisdictional loophole that for decades has allowed non-Indian perpetrators of domestic violence in Indian country to evade prosecution.

May 07, 2012
By:
Philip S. "Sam" Deloria

Steven Newcomb wrote a column carried on IndianCountryTodayMediaNetwork.com and on Indianz.com in which he criticized my remarks quoted in Chuck Trimble’s column.

May 05, 2012
By:
Chelsea Vowel

If you've heard the term 60s scoop and thought it had something to do with ice-cream in ye olden days, I'm here to enlighten you.

May 04, 2012
By:
Devon G. Peña

I have for some time been analyzing the “ecology of fear” and the climate of hatred it generates to feed the growing menace of presumably random acts of violence in Arizona such as last year’s shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

May 04, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

All racial discourse has been nonsensical since we’ve understood H. sapiens as one species with common ancestors.

May 03, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

This term, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case about affirmative action in university admissions, where my alma mater is on the side of diversity for a

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