On Saturday, February 28 some 75 tribal leaders from across...
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell signed a historic...
Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate...
As part of his commitment to strengthening nation-to-nation...
Coal trains are not the only threats to sacred sites and...
On Tuesday, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K....
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Politics

Gale Courey Toensing
1/3/12
More than 100,000 Iowa residents are expected to gather in their communities tonight to participate in the first caucuses in the nation to begin the process of picking a Republican...
Carol Berry
1/3/12
Congress has the authority to require federal sex offenders to re-register in the state where they live, work, or study whether or not they travel inter-state, a federal appeals co...
Carol Berry
1/3/12
As federal agencies ponder the shortcomings of current eagle policies, tribal members wonder whether more Natives will be able to apply for feathers or parts, whether several-year ...
Robert Chanate
1/3/12
(Note to readers: I origina lly wrote this in September—prior to the Keystone XL pipeline delay—and am sharing it because the opposition is ongoing.) On a late August afternoon, I ...
Joseph H. Webster
1/3/12
The Justice Department's position on the legal status of Internet gaming has shifted dramatically, with major implications for Indian country...
ICTMN Staff
1/3/12
As 2011 opened, the mixed-race aboriginal group, comprised of descendants of fur-trading settlers and aboriginals, had declared 2011-2020 the Decade of the Métis Nation with the id...
ICTMN Staff
1/3/12
Iqaluit’s Historic Bowhead Hunt Delivers Iqaluit, Nunavut, had its first bowhead whale hunt in a century yielded a mighty cetacean weighing 70 metric tons and measuring 14 meters t...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/2/12
The headlines said it all...
ICTMN Staff
1/2/12
This time last year the Inuit in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut territory, were battling the Arctic equivalent of a heat wave: Temperatures hovering around freezing were making ro...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/2/12
Cash-strapped states grappling with big budget deficits may welcome a Justice Department opinion that they can offer online lotteries and gaming, but tribes greeted the news with a...

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