Politics

February 22, 2014
By:
Laura Waterman Wittstock

Debbie Dogskin froze to death in Fort Yates, North Dakota on February 4 while housesitting a trailer for a friend.

February 21, 2014
By:
Simon Moya-Smith

I don't know if Woody Allen did it. I'd like to think the four-eyed filmmaker didn't sexually assault the girl, Dylan, but only he knows the truth, and she does, too – and maybe also the fly that was on the wall that fateful day in 1992.

February 20, 2014
By:
Peter d'Errico

While we wait for the U.S. Supreme Court opinion in the case of Michigan v.

February 18, 2014
By:
Sen. Jon Tester

Living in Montana, you’re never too far from Indian country. But I live closer than most. Right down the road from my farm in Big Sandy is the Rocky Boys Reservation, home to the Chippewa-Cree Tribe.

February 16, 2014
By:
Jacqueline Keeler

When I first saw P. N.

February 12, 2014
By:
Steven Newcomb

Upon signing the Declaration of Independence, which led to the Revolutionary War, Benjamin Franklin is said to have quipped, “We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” His comment characterizes the context of what President Obama called “the dawn of our Republic” in h

February 10, 2014
By:
Steve Russell

Let’s talk about liberals and conservatives, in spite of the fact that Indian issues do not split that way. Environmental and economic issues do split that way, and Indians have not yet figured out how to segregate air and water and wildlife.

February 09, 2014
By:
Myrna Gardner

Since November 27, 2013, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has been receiving public comments on Flint Hill Resources’ request to reduce its liability to clean up drinking water at its North Pole refinery that is seriously contaminated with sulfolane, an industrial solvent

February 05, 2014
By:
Ralph Goodale

There are several things wrong with the Harper government’s never-ending claims that they are brilliant tax cutters.

To start with, the claims are untrue.

February 03, 2014
By:
Jay Daniels

The Cobell settlement, approved on November 24, 2011, provides for a $1.9 billion Trust Land Consolidation Fund (Fund). The Settlement charges the U.S.

February 01, 2014
By:
Winona LaDuke

These are two fundamental, and essential emotions which allow us to live well. I could say function in society, but that seems too clinical. Remorse—to feel sorry, to express regret; (minjinawezid- he is regretful). And, gratitude, migwechiwendam, to be thankful.

January 31, 2014
By:
Steve Russell

Age brings introspection.

 

January 29, 2014
By:
Robert Warrior

Ryan Bellerose’s unfortunate recent op-ed essay in Indian Country Today Media Network, “Don’t Mix Indigenous Fight with Palestinian Rights," would be laughable and easy

January 28, 2014
By:
Steve Russell

The title of this column brings to mind the unsuccessful confirmation hearing for the man whose name—Robert Bork—became a verb, “to Bork,” meaning to wrap so many of a nominee’s absurd ideas around his neck that he sinks.

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