To the Editor of Indian Country Today Media Network:
Note: This column fist appeared on the Honolulu Star Advertiser Site on Novemeber, 8, 2015.
Ninety-five million dollars. That’s the amount of money the Southern Ute tribe of Colorado is losing because of Washington’s invasive bureaucracy and overregulation of Indian Country.
President Obama doesn't understand America's history with Indigenous Peoples.
Being the youngest child in the family, we all know that the youngest is the one to get the fantastic family news last. As I write this letter to you, Michel Trudeau, I am to inform you that your brother Justin, has become the new Prime Minister of Canada.
There are a couple of interesting stories that have emerged that will have some impacts for Indigenous nations and peoples. The first is about the process taking place in Hawaii to re-establish a government for the Indigenous Hawaiians.
As the United States government careens once more to gridlock over paying its bills—past, present, and future—it might be a good idea for Indians to pick themselves up off the floor and quit laughing. There’s work to do.
The Lummi Nation has faced an uphill battle in our efforts to protect our fishing area at Xwe'chi'cXen, Cherry Point, from a coal terminal. We’ve faced many obstacles and opponents in an ongoing fight to protect this sacred site from harmful development.
My ancestors have occupied the lands known as Alaska for over 10,000 years. Our traditions are steeped in history and intimately connected with the land and its natural resources.
Sent on behalf of President Brian Patterson
Greetings, Chairman Cromwell.
In 1970, President Richard Nixon announced a new federal policy of “self-determination without termination,” recognizing the failures of the federal government in its historical attempts to assimilate Indians by destroying tribes.
On the basis of Christian bigotry, racism, and dominium from earlier generations, the United States have given themselves permission and are still giving themselves permission to take for
On July 10 President Obama by proclamation created the Basin and Range National Monument in a remote wilderness region of southern Nevada.
Ask any Native American tribe for a story about working with Congress and you’ll probably hear a story of frustration.