Politics

May 20, 2013
By:
Dwight Witherspoon

 

May 17, 2013
By:
Ray Cook, ICTMN Opinion Editor

Dear Readers:

May 16, 2013
By:
Peter d'Errico

There's an old saying, "Ignorance of the law is no excuse." It means the law applies whether or not you know the law exists. It's based on the idea that you have an obligation to know the law, and assumes that the law makes itself known.

May 13, 2013
By:
Steve Russell

Tony Hillerman used to say there’s more cultural distance between city folk and country folk than between non-Indians and Indians. Whether he was right or wrong, the categories overlap substantially.

May 07, 2013
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Welcome to the laboratory-rat cage, folks. We’re all being experimented on by Monsanto and the federal government.

In April, President Barack Obama signed HR 933 into law. While this appropriations bill was fairly standard, a biotech rider included in it was not.

May 05, 2013
By:
Charles Kader

The uneven progress associated with fossil fuel pipeline projects on Turtle Island has taken on international dimensions recently. Eminent domain protests and leaking piped networks now routinely are in the news.

May 03, 2013
By:
Donna Ennis

The National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence presented its final report and recommendations to Attorney General Eric Holder in December 2012.

April 22, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

In Indian country it is commonplace to say that the United States Constitution was at least partly inspired by the Confederacy of the Haudenosaunee.

April 20, 2013
By:
Cole R. DeLaune

To paraphrase one of the trite banalities she compulsively invoked throughout 2012, the spiritual godmother of the Occupy movement has telegraphed a definitive message to indigenous men and women since she swore the oath of her new position in January: "you are on your own." Despite insisting tha

April 16, 2013
By:
John Echohawk, Jacqueline Pata, Terry Cross

On Tuesday the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.

April 16, 2013
By:
Bill John Baker

Every Cherokee Nation citizen deserves a long and healthy life. I believe that means access to quality health care, and as Principal Chief, I made a commitment to our people to address this critical issue.

April 11, 2013
By:
Milford Wayne Donaldson

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) has a good deal of recent news that is of particular importance to Indian country and that I would like to share with you.

April 09, 2013
By:
C. Timothy McKeown

On Friday, April 12, Néret-Minet Tessier & Sarrou in Paris is scheduled to auction 70 Native American masks dating between 1880 and 1940.

April 06, 2013
By:
Dustin Monroe

The Montana voter registration and mobilization program started by Western Native Voice in 2011 had a large impact on the 2012 election.

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