Politics

June 02, 2015
By:
Mary Ann Andreas

At the moment there has been a flurry of news reports about an unfortunate gesture by a U.S. Senate candidate in California who caricatured an Indian war cry. Apologies are already being made and the dust will soon settle.

May 31, 2015
By:
Brandon Ecoffey

The upcoming mayoral election in Rapid City, South Dakota may likely come down to the Native American vote.

May 27, 2015
By:
Bryan Newland

On May 14, the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs conducted a hearing entitled:

Inadequate Standards for Trust Land Acquisition in the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.

May 26, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

Op-ed writer’s note: The source for the content of communications between Justice Robert H. Jackson and President Harry S. Truman is Professor John Q. Barrett of St.

May 25, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

In the 1823 U.S. Supreme Court ruling Johnson and Graham’s Lessee v. M’Intosh, Chief Justice Marshall made a statement on behalf of a unanimous court that the United States is still applying to our original nations and peoples one hundred and ninety two years later.

May 19, 2015
By:
Bryan Newland

On May 14, the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs conducted a hearing entitled, “Inadequate Standards for Trust Land Acquisition in the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.

May 14, 2015
By:
Alex Jacobs

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez recently cut a deal with the U.S.

May 11, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

Political directions “left” and “right” come from the seating arrangement in the Estates-General (Parliament) at the onset of the French Revolution. Early on, the royalists were seated on the right.

April 30, 2015
By:
Allison Renville

Over the last decade, across Indian Country there hasn’t been a more influential figure in America such as Barack Obama, as a then 24 year old who had experienced several state campaigns I had no idea what was in store for me.

April 23, 2015
By:
Senator Sharon Stewart-Peregoy

Montana is fortunate to be home to eight tribal nations that have played an important role in our state’s heritage and culture. When the framers drafted our state’s constitution, they recognized the importance of these sovereign nations.

April 13, 2015
By:
Sheldon Wolfchild

My fifth Great Grandfather was Chief Black Dog also known as Big Eagle. his original village was and is located near the mouth of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers.

April 11, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

There’s a word, sophomoric, that describes one of the few downsides of the professoring trade. If you teach college students, it describes your very own personal Groundhog Day.

April 03, 2015
By:
Christine Dupres

On March 9, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Director Stanley Speaks signed the final documents to establish the Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s Reservation, to an audience of Cowlitz elders and tribal leaders.

April 01, 2015
By:
Mary Grayson

Was it an affair made public by a scorned lover? Was it a corrupt scandal leaving voters questioning her ethical standards and moral compass?

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