The spoof used to justify taking native Hawaiian land using local law, according to the Inouye conjecture, is no inherent federal protection exists “yet." The legal action substantiates this is a cleverly disguised political lie.
I was driving home from a night of pow wow on a backcountry road late at night. I had a kid in the car, my niece. The usual crew attending to her couldn't handle the gymnasium stairs so I was drafted to watch over her.
To the Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women of Canada
As I look into the waters,
I wait slowly as time goes by.
I have to say that I never believed
I would be here, watching my son from the sky...
Earlier this month, I wrote a commentary on whether or not the 2014 “Unity Team” would keep its promise to steer away from litigation against Alaska tribes and instead work towards improving tribal relations.
Sisters, brothers, friends and supporters:
Part 1 and Part 2 regarding a phenomenon described by Professor David Wilkins: how a “determined and diverse chorus of individuals, organizations, and even a few Na
Once again, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has authored a compelling critique of fundamental doctrines in federal Indian law.
(In researching for this Article I realized that I will have to write a Part 4 just to accommodate the “Policy Swings” that took place after the 1934 Indian Reorganization Act up to the pres
Two comments about legal tools before we get to hardware.
First, the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not apply to tribal governments on tribal land and those governments are free to enact any limitations on guns or none.
On signing the NLRA into law, FDR said:
“This Act defines, as a part of our substantive law, the right of self-organization
of employees in industry for the purpose of collective bargaining, and
The election season in northern Minnesota Indigenous territories was especially contentious this year. Primary election results were contested in all six Minnesota Chippewa Tribe territories. Everyone who contested lost.
In the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Daniels v.
How are we to accurately interpret the word “reconciliation in the title of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada?