Politics

October 05, 2013
By:
Jay Daniels

Pondering the state of current affairs impacting Indian country, it amazes me there are so many issues being thrust out there which affect the entirety for most of the tribes. These are important and “key” issues which could have a long term effect on tribes and their tribal members.

October 03, 2013
By:
Walter Lamar

Imagine your income got cut by about 60 percent. Could you feed your family and pay your bills? What would you do?

October 01, 2013
By:
Peter d'Errico
September 30, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

How does a government said to be premised on human rights produce a system of law for American Indians not premised on human rights?

September 28, 2013
By:
Jared Miller

If you are following efforts by the Nooksack tribal government to purge 306 members from its rolls, you probably hold one of two views on the matter.

September 17, 2013
By:
Rafael Gomez Jr. and Deborah Gangloff

On Sunday, September 21, we celebrate the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s designation of Chimney Rock National Monument, which gave this sacred place the national recognition it deserves.

September 12, 2013
By:
Steve Russell

Texas senator Ted Cruz thinks he is one of the principal contenders for the Republican nomination to be the next President. He represents the Tea Party wing of the GOP, a source of much craziness and pretty much all of the current Washington gridlock.

September 11, 2013
By:
Margo Hill

Mel Tonasket served as the Colville Confederated Tribe’s Chairman, The President of National Congress of American Indians and Indian health Service Area Director.

September 05, 2013
By:
Bryan Brewer

On August 2, 2013, Representative Nunes, joined by Representatives Jenkins, Kind, Gerlach, Reichert, Boustany, Cole, Moore, Delbene, Cardenas, Kilmer, Valadao, McCollum, Mullin and Gosar, introduced H.R. 3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act of 2013.

September 04, 2013
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

Throughout the 19th Century the U.S. Cavalry perpetrated the genocide of Indian People. Today’s Cavalry—federal, state and local police—are no longer committed to extermination.

August 30, 2013
By:
Steve Russell

In a series of columns keying on Martin Luther King’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, I’ve asked Indians to dream.

August 29, 2013
By:
Jay Daniels

The Cobell settlement, approved on November 24, 2012, provides for a $1.9 billion Trust Land Consolidation Fund (Fund). The settlement charges the U.S.

August 28, 2013
By:
Steve Russell

Martin Luther King, Jr. famously told the nation, “I have a dream.” Less famously, he said on April 3, 1968: “Like anybody, I would like to live a long life. Longevity has its place. But I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do God's will. And He's allowed me to go up to the mountain.

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