Politics

December 28, 2015
By:
Mike Myers

As the Gregorian calendar winds down, we enter a period when since ancient times we pause to reflect, assess, envision and prepare ourselves for the next cycle of life.

December 22, 2015
By:
Monique Vondall-Rieke

The November 6, 2015 announcement of the rejection of the Presidential Permit that would allow TransCanada to continue the XL Pipeline project to the Gulf of Mexico was rejected after being placed on hold by President Obama in 2011 amid conflicts of the route of the pipeline through sacred sites

December 20, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

The whoosh of a light saber coming on is an appropriate symbol for politics in the age of corporate personhood and one dollar-one vote.

December 16, 2015
By:
Shawn Bordeaux

Can you hear me now?

December 03, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

Senator John Barrasso (R-Montana) is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

November 27, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

I recently purchased a Time magazine special edition, “The Supreme Court: Decisions that Changed America.” Such topics as Privacy, Free Speech, Civil Rights, Abortion, Guns, Same-Sex Marriage, and Obamacare appear on the magazine cover.

November 23, 2015
By:
John Yellow Bird Steele

To the Editor of Indian Country Today Media Network:

November 23, 2015
By:
Anne Keala Kelly

Note: This column fist appeared on the Honolulu Star Advertiser Site on Novemeber, 8, 2015.

November 20, 2015
By:
Sen. John Barrasso

Ninety-five million dollars. That’s the amount of money the Southern Ute tribe of Colorado is losing because of Washington’s invasive bureaucracy and overregulation of Indian Country.

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.

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