Politics

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.

May 17, 2012
By:
Joseph H. Webster

With federal internet gaming legislation apparently unlikely in the near future, many Indian tribal governments are considering the prospect of conducting intrastate internet gaming.

May 16, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

Forrest Carter, Carlos Castaneda, Ward Churchill, Iron Eyes Cody, Jamake HIghwater, Nasdijj, Princess Pale Moon, Andrea and Justine Smith, Mary Thunder, Dhyani Ywahoo.

May 15, 2012
By:
Suzan Shown Harjo

What’s up, you ask, with the “Native American” uproar in the Elizabeth Warren-Scott Brown race for U.S. senator from Massachusetts?

May 14, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

Is it fair to look back to something a presidential candidate did when he was 18? Depends on your tolerance for hypocrisy.

May 14, 2012
By:
Mark Charles

During his official visit to the United States, I had the privilege of personally, and publicly, addressing James Anaya, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Below is a summary of the five-minute presentation I gave.

May 14, 2012
By:
Jefferson Keel, President, National Congress of American Indians

There is a group of criminals, on Native American lands, who assault, rape, and abuse Native women—and they can’t be arrested. These criminals are non-Native men.

May 11, 2012
By:
Lindsey Catherine Cornum

I listen to NPR nearly every morning just to have some background noise as I fry up an egg, toast a tortilla, and put an ice-cube in my tea so I can gulp it down before scrambling to find my keys and a clean pair of socks. Most days the most relevant news for my life is the weather report.

May 10, 2012
By:
Jefferson Keel, President?, National Congress of American Indians

Over the last week President Obama, in public events at high schools and speeches throughout the country, has led the charge to ensure that higher education for all students from all backgrounds is affordable.

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