Politics

May 24, 2013
By:
Ralph Forquera and Polly Olsen

Urban Indians are not new to the urban scene, as New York Times reporter Timothy Williams suggested in his article, "Quietly, Indians Reshape Cities and Res

May 23, 2013
By:
Cole R. DeLaune

In May 2011, the spectacle of political theater took a quickly forgotten detour into the realm of the absurd when minor protests erupted over the participation of Chicago rapper Common in a White House poetry slam.

May 22, 2013
By:
Chief Sidney Hill

Greetings  from the Chiefs, Clanmothers, Faithkeepers, and people of the Haudenosaunee Six Nations Confederacy, People of the Longhouse.

May 21, 2013
By:
Tally Monteau-Colombe

Mitakuyapi, Cante waste napeciyuzapi.

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.

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