She:kon. I am writing at this time to respond to published and broadcast media reports concerning law enforcement actions of December 18 resulting in the arrest of three Akwesasne residents.
I have been thinking a lot lately about Baby Veronica and how it came to be that this Native child was placed with white adoptive parents.
To Leonard Peltier supporters, the fact that Barack Obama has taken such personal interest in the U.S. government’s relations with American Indians renews hope of a presidential pardon after he was denied parole in 2009 for his role in the murder of two FBI agents on June 26, 1975.
On November 26, 2012, the Secretary of the Interior announced in a press release that the Cobell litigation is final and the Departm
Now that we have the obstacles cleared for the federal government to start making payouts under the Cobell settlement, we can expect tribal governments to begin their land consolidation processes.
On November 26, 2012, the Secretary of the Interior announced in a press release that the Cobell litigation is final and the department will impleme
The negative representations of American Indians have recently caught national attention in the news and on the Internet.
I recently became aware of a group that is called Coalition for the Protection of Indian Children and Families.
I recently read an article concerning the murder of a highly articulate, cultural young Indian woman who w
This summer, in the face of an impending private land sale of Pe’Sla, a Lakota/Dakota/Nakota Indian sacred site in the Black Hills, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, S.
Tribal governments that disdain being “domestic, dependent nations” should prepare two budgets, similar to the “shadow governments” that opposition parties compose in a parliamentary system.
This is to correct a century-plus-long legal error that has been and continues to be perpetuated upon the Great Sioux Nation and all Indians alike. The lesson is that all treaties are specific unto themselves.
I come from a family of hunters. Autumn was always a big deal, because that’s when hunting season began. The day hunting licenses became available was treated like a special occasion.
This summer I was honored to speak before the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights regarding American Indian Treaty and consu