Politics

December 31, 2012
By:
Johnny Barber

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December 30, 2012
By:
Rev. John Norwood

Dear Indian Country Today Media Network Editor & Staff,

December 28, 2012
By:
Leland McGee

Currently before the Interior Department are two California “off reservation” casino proposals that carry the support of California Governor Jerry Brown.

December 24, 2012
By:
Suzan Shown Harjo

Senator Daniel K.

December 24, 2012
By:
Harold Monteau

In the 2012 Elections the GOP allowed itself to be led down a path that was based on a strategy that white people could be galvanized to vote Republican if they could be convinced that America was coming under the control of minorities, gays and foreigners.

December 21, 2012
By:
Adrian Jawort

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.

December 20, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

Everything is not a matter of opinion and all opinions are not equal. In the U.S., we frame all policy arguments in terms of liberty, and since we don’t teach critical thought, who wins the framing dispute wins the argument.

December 20, 2012
By:
Kawika Riley

The United States, and all of its indigenous peoples, lost a hero and a champion this week, with the passing of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii).

December 20, 2012
By:
Richard A. Monette

When Dan Inouye moved on to the next journey, our world lost a giant of a man. Indian country lost a warrior, a leader, a true chief.

December 18, 2012
By:
Charles Kader

On December 11, 2012, Kanietakeron (Larry V. Thompson) of Akwesasne, an area in Indian country also known as the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation, made an appearance in St.

December 17, 2012
By:
Chelsea Vowel

Although thousands of indigenous people all over Canada rallied together under the banner of Idle No More on December 10th, there has been very little media coverage on the movement.

December 15, 2012
By:
Robert T. Coulter

On December 16, 2010, President Barack Obama announced United States support of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

December 14, 2012
By:
Brian Patterson

I have been taught that “no nation is truly defeated until the hearts of its women are on the ground.”  Native women have strong hearts, but that strength is constantly challenged by the high rates of domestic violence on many Indian reservations.  Of course, domestic violence is not limited to w

December 11, 2012
By:
Sa’ed Adel Atshan

Ever since my childhood, I have always felt a deep connection with Native Americans.

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