A small American flag hangs from the post of a stop sign near the Tsé Kichíí (Red Rock) chapter house near Gallup, New Mexico. (Marianna Hauglie/News21)
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Terry Whitehat remembers gathering at the community hall in Navajo Mountain each election day, where Navajo Nation members in this remote Utah community would cast their ballots...
Alysa Landry
Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th president of the United States...
Alysa Landry
Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th president of the United States...
Steve Russell

The death of civil rights icon Julian Bond last week gets me off the dime on commentary I resolved to make on my series of articles about the disappearance of thousands of Indians at the hands of other Indians in the disenrollment epidemic....

Steve Russell

Anniversaries matter in the short run as memory markers and in the long run they become traditions. The year 1963 was the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, and it was used by activists of the time to take another step toward emancipation on the economic front....

Mark C. Van Norman

In the Baby Veronica case, Associate Supreme Court Justice Thomas writes that the Indian Child Welfare Act is unconstitutional because it is not “commerce” in the sense of “trade.” Domestic relations, he says, are left to the states....

As the Violence Against Women Act discussion moves to the Congressional side of D.C. following its Senate passing on February 12, some senators are still opposed to it. Take Sen...
Steve Russell

I seldom point to the colonial governments as an example for tribal governments, but we could learn a lot from the ongoing comedy in Washington. After all, a negative example is still an example....

Steve Russell

This term, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case about affirmative action in university admissions, where my alma mater is on the side of diversity for a...