Legal

October 05, 2013
By:
Jay Daniels

Pondering the state of current affairs impacting Indian country, it amazes me there are so many issues being thrust out there which affect the entirety for most of the tribes. These are important and “key” issues which could have a long term effect on tribes and their tribal members.

September 30, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

How does a government said to be premised on human rights produce a system of law for American Indians not premised on human rights?

September 25, 2013
By:
Homer A. Mandoka & Dennis V. Kequom

Indian country is all too familiar with the perils of taking cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Even under the best legal circumstances, the high court has repeatedly handed down staggering losses that impact the most sacred issues to Indian country.

September 23, 2013
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

Beware of the federal task force. While a combined law enforcement entity might make sense in combatting crime in non-tribal communities, the federal task force is a Trojan Horse when it enters Indian country.

September 21, 2013
By:
Peter d'Errico

Walter R.

September 19, 2013
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

In 2001, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a severe below to Indian sovereignty when it decided Nevada v.

September 13, 2013
By:
Marilyn and George Keepseagle, Claryca Mandan, Porter Holder, Ross Racine

The Keepseagle v.

September 05, 2013
By:
Bryan Brewer

On August 2, 2013, Representative Nunes, joined by Representatives Jenkins, Kind, Gerlach, Reichert, Boustany, Cole, Moore, Delbene, Cardenas, Kilmer, Valadao, McCollum, Mullin and Gosar, introduced H.R. 3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act of 2013.

August 29, 2013
By:
Jay Daniels

The Cobell settlement, approved on November 24, 2012, provides for a $1.9 billion Trust Land Consolidation Fund (Fund). The settlement charges the U.S.

August 28, 2013
By:
Steve Russell

Martin Luther King, Jr. famously told the nation, “I have a dream.” Less famously, he said on April 3, 1968: “Like anybody, I would like to live a long life. Longevity has its place. But I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do God's will. And He's allowed me to go up to the mountain.

August 27, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

A number of fundamental assumptions inform my writing.

August 14, 2013
By:
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Click here to read part 1 by Dina Gilio-Whitaker.

August 14, 2013
By:
Jay Daniels

The Cobell Settlement, approved on November 24, 2012, provides for a $1.9 billion Trust Land Consolidation Fund (Fund). The Settlement charges the U.S.

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