Politics

November 09, 2014
By:
Kevin Leecy

In Germany, students in grades K-12 receive mandatory instruction about the Holocaust. In South Africa, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission bore witness to the injustices of Apartheid.

November 06, 2014
By:
Sami Jo Difuntorum

The cornerstone of healthy communities throughout the world is access to safe, culturally relevant and quality affordable housing.

November 04, 2014
By:
Glenn Morris

The fiasco that was falsely proclaimed to be the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP), continues to endanger the international movement for Indigenous peoples’ self-determination.

November 03, 2014
By:
Will Micklin

On September 22, all 193 member countries of the United Nations came together in overwhelming support of a document to further the rights of indigenous peoples.

November 02, 2014
By:
Chief Quiet Hawk

Will it ever end? I am talking about the State of Connecticut’s continued discrimination against state-recognized Indian Tribes when those Tribes continue to struggle to gain recognition by the U.S. Government.

October 20, 2014
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

"We do a recall, election and take over.

October 20, 2014
By:
Bryan Brewer

In 1942, the United States War Department announced that it was taking the Northwest Corner of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for an Aerial Gunnery Range and told our Lakota families that they had two weeks to move out.

October 20, 2014
By:
Robert Odawi Porter

A great thing happened recently for Indian country. President Obama signed into law on September 26 the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act. This law will amend the U.S.

October 12, 2014
By:
Steven Newcomb

Recently, a United Nations (UN) “high level plenary meeting” occurred on September 22 and 23, at the UN headquarters in New York. A great deal of confusion has arisen because the UN high level meeting was “to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.” (WCIP) But let’s be clear.

October 07, 2014
By:
Donna Ennis

The following first was printed in The Daily Yonder and passed on to us by the author and the DY editor.

September 26, 2014
By:
Bryan Brewer

Chief Sitting Bull said, “Let us put our minds together and see what lives we can make for our children.” And, today, as we struggle to provide an education for our children, extend health care to our youth, families, and elders, and provide tribal government services to our Native people, we rel

September 25, 2014
By:
Dante Desiderio

This week, Congress passed legislation to permanently increase tribal authority to provide governmental services to their citizens without creating a taxable event.

September 22, 2014
By:
Rudolph C. Ryser

With the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP) looming on the horizon when representatives of UN Member states meet at the United Nations on 22 September it is worth considering next steps.

September 20, 2014
By:
Sen. Jon Tester

Diabetes is a terrible disease, and one that has afflicted American Indian and Alaska Native communities since the disruption of their traditional cultures centuries ago.

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