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The Week That Was: May 1, 2016
Navajo Modern Day Trading Post
Native Suicide: Intergenerational Trauma
Kinship and Tribal Nations
N8V Writers Selected for LA Writers Lab
Songs for Water Raise Money for Walks
NMAI Profile: Jim Taylor
I Do Not Enjoy The Spring
Marika Trujillo Crowned Miss Indian UNM
Clinton: Trump 'Off the Reservation'
Colorado Senate Slated to Kill Bill
Musician Tony Enos: Welcoming 2 Spirits
Manning: A Bitter Sweet Anniversary
Pump You Up! Native Men Empowered in NM
Toronto 2nd City Hosting Diversity Wknd
Protecting 1.7mn Acres Near Grand Canyon
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Hires MTGA
Homeless Kitty; Sleepless Prince
Diabetic Wound Care in Cuba
Poems on Birth, Death & Pawnee Cosmology
Thing About Skins
Dalai Lama Meets With Incan Descendants
CUSCO, Peru – Among the cloud-covered peaks of the Peruvian Andes, local people speak of a “geographic shift” of the world’s spiritual center from the Himalayas to the Andes and of...
Repatriation Options Explored
Inter-Tribal Competition Pow Wow Dance Styles
Editors' note: Listed here is a sampling of dances commonly performed on the pow wow circuit, along with an example of typical regalia associated with the dance style...
More Candidates to Face Off in South Dakota Primary
RAPID CITY, S.D...
Of Trade and Terror in the Americas
Analysis WASHINGTON – Ordinary Americans pay their taxes each year without realizing that they’re in part supporting more than 700 military installations and spy stations worldwide...
Pope Asked to Revoke Papal Bulls
Gale Courey Toensing
NEW YORK – There is no ambiguity in the language of the 15th-century papal bulls issued by the popes of the Roman Catholic Church as they encouraged the kings of Portugal and Spain...
Smith Pledges Correction For Tax-Exempt Bond Issuance
WASHINGTON – Unlike state and municipal governments, tribal governments can issue tax-free bonds to finance only “essential government functions” as defined by the Internal Revenue...
House Commitee Explores Delivery of Emerging Medical Technologies
WASHINGTON – The health and technology professionals who convened at the Gardner Carton & Douglas law offices in Washington May 18 couldn’t have picked a better time to come to...
Elders Move to Restore Calm at Six Nations
OHSWEKEN, SIX NATIONS RESERVE, Ontario – Calmer heads regained control in the Six Nations land reclamation standoff and road blockades began coming down after a mid-May eruption of...
Beyond Land Claims, Still a Future
Determined to Get Consensus
Robert T. Coulter
A friend recently gave me a copy of a letter submitted to Indian Country Today attacking statements that I made in an article in this paper [“Indigenous Rights Declaration moves to...
Indigenous International Debate: Which Way Forward on the Draft Declaration? A Challenge to ILRC Position of May 2, 2006
Dalee Sambo Dorough, et. al.
We, the undersigned, are writing in regard to the recent Indian Country Today article titled “Indigenous Rights Declaration moves to Human Rights Council” [by Valerie Taliman, Vol...
America’s Short Memory for Indian Justice
On May 15, America – via its Supreme Court – told the Indian people of New York state, principally the Haudenosaunee, that they don’t count...
Appellate Court Rules Voting Violation in South Dakota
ST. LOUIS – The 8th U.S...
Counties Split On Bid to Ease Jail Overcrowding
PLUMMER, Idaho – A request for a special $25 million appropriation by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe for a new public safety complex in northern Idaho is “in the pipeline,” according to L...
First Homeless Shelter on Standing Rock Reservation Opens
Flowers to Speak at USET
Gale Courey Toensing
N. STONINGTON, Conn...
Mapuche Warriors End Hunger Strike in Chile
TEMUCO, Chile – Mapuche leaders and an ally ended their 62-day hunger strike May 16 after gaining some promises from the Chilean government regarding their imprisonment and the Aug...
Mohegan Gaming CEO Resigns
Gale Courey Toensing
UNCASVILLE, Conn. – As the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority announced record second quarter gaming revenues, William J...
The Charruans of Uruguay Reclaim Their Ancestors
CUSCO, Peru – A Google search on the Charruans of Uruguay Hill reveals that they are either an “extinguished” Indian tribe or the name of Uruguay’s football team...
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