Let’s be clear about something.
I’ve heard it dozens of times: folks justify the appropriation of Native culture and the theft of sacred rites and ceremonies by saying there’s no injury; that it’s essentially harmless, or even beneficial.
[For many, this Holiday Season is an occasion to reevaluate the Pilgrim story and celebrate our new understanding of the historical relationship between Europeans and Native Americans.
The oral argument in Dollar General v. Choctaw Indians opened on an inauspicious note.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Jody Wilson-Raybould, a First Nations woman, as Minister of Justice and Attorney-General.
On December 7, 2015, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Dollar General v.
An interesting case has landed in the U.S. Supreme Court: Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
A dispute between the store chain Dollar General and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw has reached the U.S. Supreme Court. The issue before the Court in Dollar General Corp. v.
Dollar General corporation (Dolgencorp) wants to escape the jurisdiction of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, where the parents of a youth intern are suing Dolgen for sexual abuse of their child by the manager of a Dollar General store on Choctaw land.
Note: This column fist appeared on the Honolulu Star Advertiser Site on Novemeber, 8, 2015.
Last Sunday, a group of indigenous women and children chalked statistics, quotes, and hashtags on the downtown sidewalks of Durango, Colorado. I was one of them. We wanted to start a dialogue about why indigenous women in the U.S.
“Native Americans maintain vibrant cultures and traditions and hold a deeply rooted sense of community.”
I’ve always thought that American lawyers would better serve the profession if, like English barristers, they could at any time be called upon to argue for either side, even in criminal cases.