Politics

November 14, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

President Obama doesn't understand America's history with Indigenous Peoples.

October 30, 2015
By:
Carly McIntosh

Being the youngest child in the family, we all know that the youngest is the one to get the fantastic family news last. As I write this letter to you, Michel Trudeau, I am to inform you that your brother Justin, has become the new Prime Minister of Canada.

October 28, 2015
By:
Mike Myers

There are a couple of interesting stories that have emerged that will have some impacts for Indigenous nations and peoples. The first is about the process taking place in Hawaii to re-establish a government for the Indigenous Hawaiians.

October 26, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

As the United States government careens once more to gridlock over paying its bills—past, present, and future—it might be a good idea for Indians to pick themselves up off the floor and quit laughing. There’s work to do.

October 20, 2015
By:
Tim Ballew II

The Lummi Nation has faced an uphill battle in our efforts to protect our fishing area at Xwe'chi'cXen, Cherry Point, from a coal terminal. We’ve faced many obstacles and opponents in an ongoing fight to protect this sacred site from harmful development.

October 10, 2015
By:
Raina Thiele

My ancestors have occupied the lands known as Alaska for over 10,000 years. Our traditions are steeped in history and intimately connected with the land and its natural resources.

September 27, 2015
By:
USET

Sent on behalf of President Brian Patterson

Greetings, Chairman Cromwell.

September 09, 2015
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

In 1970, President Richard Nixon announced a new federal policy of “self-determination without termination,” recognizing the failures of the federal government in its historical attempts to assimilate Indians by destroying tribes. 

August 17, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

On the basis of Christian bigotry, racism, and dominium from earlier generations, the United States have given themselves permission and are still giving themselves permission to take for

July 28, 2015
By:
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

On July 10 President Obama by proclamation created the Basin and Range National Monument in a remote wilderness region of southern Nevada.

July 22, 2015
By:
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva

Ask any Native American tribe for a story about working with Congress and you’ll probably hear a story of frustration.

July 21, 2015
By:
Mike Myers

Over the past 30 years there has been the emergence of Indigenous economies being developed by Indigenous nations and entrepreneurs.

July 17, 2015
By:
Monique Vondall-Rieke

The announcement of A.D., et al. v.

July 10, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

An innocent woman minding her own business was killed by a convicted felon in the country illegally who was on the streets of San Francisco because the local jail had ignored a “detainer” from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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