Politics

April 23, 2015
By:
Senator Sharon Stewart-Peregoy

Montana is fortunate to be home to eight tribal nations that have played an important role in our state’s heritage and culture. When the framers drafted our state’s constitution, they recognized the importance of these sovereign nations.

April 13, 2015
By:
Sheldon Wolfchild

My fifth Great Grandfather was Chief Black Dog also known as Big Eagle. his original village was and is located near the mouth of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers.

April 11, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

There’s a word, sophomoric, that describes one of the few downsides of the professoring trade. If you teach college students, it describes your very own personal Groundhog Day.

April 03, 2015
By:
Christine Dupres

On March 9, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Director Stanley Speaks signed the final documents to establish the Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s Reservation, to an audience of Cowlitz elders and tribal leaders.

April 01, 2015
By:
Mary Grayson

Was it an affair made public by a scorned lover? Was it a corrupt scandal leaving voters questioning her ethical standards and moral compass?

March 27, 2015
By:
Rhiannon Curley

“The April 21 date set by the Navajo Election Administration for a special election for tribal president is once again up in the air."

March 19, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was the latest foreign leader to address a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress on March 3, 2015.

March 17, 2015
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Native Nations predate the existence of the United States of America by thousands of years. Colonists and foreign principalities alike acknowledged our sovereign status when they entered into treaties with tribes.

March 10, 2015
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

As the tribal disenrollment epidemic only worsens, our trustee—the United States and its Department of Interior—continue to turn a deaf ear to desperate pleas for help from Indians who are facing disenrollment or have already been terminated.

February 27, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has developed an important and visually striking exhibit titled “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations.” It opened on September 21, 2014 and will run until fall 2018.

February 26, 2015
By:
Donna Ennis

A historic event happened in Indian Country this month.

February 25, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

The Oscars seem to produce a Sacheen Littlefeather moment every year, and this year Patricia Arquette, accepting the little gold guy for Best Supporting Actress in Boyhood, departed from t

February 18, 2015
By:
Chairman Delores Pigsley

On January 12 and 13,  a reporter from the Economist magazine visited the Siletz Tribe and the community of Siletz ostensibly to gather information for a story on how casinos benefit tribe

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