Politics

November 27, 2013
By:
Oliver Semans

Senator Claire McCaskill is attacking Indian country economies again and attempting to create even worse poverty than we already suffer.

November 23, 2013
By:
Steve Russell

Because traditional Cherokee people taught me a profound insight that I’ve claimed for my own, “the spirit world takes care of its own business,” I understand arguments about religion to be for amusement only.

November 22, 2013
By:
Chris Stearns

Today, as the rest of America looks back on the legacy of President John F. Kennedy and his lasting contributions to human rights, we also have the opportunity to honor his lasting contributions to Indian country.

November 17, 2013
By:
Teresa Abrahamson-Richards

We see evidence of sugar’s devastating health effects every day. Take a close look. Over there it’s rotting a child’s teeth, over there it’s taking a diabetic’s foot, and, hey, over there it’s costing the clinic thousands of dollars to treat preventable conditions. What can we do about it?

November 12, 2013
By:
Cedric Sunray

Hundreds of articles have been published and thousands of comments have been shared online. Tribes around the country have galvanized their support.

November 09, 2013
By:
Peter d'Errico

New York Magazine recently U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The discussion ranged across personal and professional issues.

November 08, 2013
By:
Terry L. Cross

Thirty-five years ago today, Congress enacted groundbreaking legislation, the impact of which has been arguably more profound than any other piece of federal Indian law in the modern era. On November 8, 1978, the Indian Child Welfare Act, otherwise known as ICWA, became law.

November 08, 2013
By:
Ryan Seelau & Ian Record

In the first part of this two-part series, we provided a short history of the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case State of Michigan v.

November 06, 2013
By:
Gabriel Galanda & Ryan Dreveskracht

With a case of potentially catastrophic consequence for Indian country now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, all of the players who can possibly prevent the disaster are either sitting on their hands or pointing fingers.

November 05, 2013
By:
Ryan Seelau & Ian Record

This column is part one of a two-part series.

November 02, 2013
By:
Chelsea Vowel

Much ado is made of our divisions and differences, and this is so successful because the narrative of our sameness is foundational to colonial policies.

November 01, 2013
By:
Principal Bill John Baker

As part of the Farm Bill reauthorization in the House of Representatives, the Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funding will be substantially cut. This cut is harmful for Cherokee Nation citizens and will hurt Indian Country.

October 28, 2013
By:
Oliver J. Semans

On October 10, my wife Barb and I were able to attend the oral arguments before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on the Mark Wandering Medicine versus Custer. Mr.

October 25, 2013
By:
Crystal Willcuts Cole

If you spread it thin enough, a 40-ounce jar of peanut butter can last a long time. Ramen noodles can feed a whole nation for the cost of a box of Sailor Boy crackers.

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