Politics

June 13, 2012
By:
Harold Monteau

The U.S. House of Represents recently passed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) (H.R.

June 12, 2012
By:
Dan Jones

The history of Oklahoma—a Choctaw word meaning “Red People”—has done everything it could to finish the job the U.S.

June 11, 2012
By:
Margo (Kickingbird) DeLaune & Cole R. DeLaune

As an enrolled member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, 1981 alumna of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, veteran scholastic administrator, and lifelong Democrat, I am profoundly disturbed by the emergence of recent details concerning Harvard and one of its law school’s senior faculty member

June 08, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

In 1982, the National Lawyers Guild published a book entitled Rethinking Indian Law.

June 07, 2012
By:
Kitcki Carroll

Change is in the air in Indian country as we continue to evolve from the damage and consequences caused by years of failed federal Indian policies. As deplorable as U.S. history was during these years for Indian country, it remains a part of U.S.

June 06, 2012
By:
Lloyd Miller

Last month the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case testing whether federal contracts with Tribes are really contracts at all.

June 04, 2012
By:
Harrison Tsosie

As Navajo people pause to reflect on the Nation’s progress in the 144 years that have passed since the signing of the Treaty in 1868, my thoughts turn to another important decision facing the Nation.

June 01, 2012
By:
Chris Clark-Deschene

Ya’a’teeh doo ahe’hee shi Ke’ adoo shi Dine’e’.

May 30, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

On October 5, 1942, the U.S.

May 29, 2012
By:
Caroline P. Mayhew

Amid the current election excitement and heightened national focus on the politics of women’s issues, Congressional efforts to reauthorize the Violence

May 28, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

I wish you a good Memorial Day, with plenty of hot dogs on the grill and beer in the cooler.

May 28, 2012
By:
Robert Warrior

Memorial Day in the Osage is a big deal, and deservedly so.

May 23, 2012
By:
Hon. Floyd Jourdain & Hon. Erma Vizenor

As leaders of the Red Lake and White Earth Nations in Minnesota, we are alarmed that Congress is giving serious consideration to a plan that would take away tens of millions of dollars from some Indian tribes and give it to other Indian tribes.

May 22, 2012
By:
Dwanna L. Robertson

Contrary to popular belief, especially among non-Natives, American Indians did not simply relinquish their rights to lands, waters, and other natural resources.

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