Steven Newcomb

There was a deeply troubling development at this year’s United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (the 12th Session) in New York. Before we get into that, though, let’s first build some historical context....

6/5/13
Gale Courey Toensing
4/25/13
Dennis Banks, the famous Ojibway co-founder of the American Indian Movement, teacher, lecturer, author and activist, is still going strong...
Steve Russell

The interplay between law and language is fascinating. “Blood quantum” started without the modern racist connotations in early English cases involving inheritance from a particular person rather than from a racially defined category of persons....

3/28/13
Charles Kader

In speaking with a number of social activists recently, I have been noting a widening trend into their statements and what they have been seeing in their own “theatres of operation.” They report witnessing the highest levels of exhibited frustration in both younger, as well as more seasoned gener...

3/10/13
Frank Lamere
3/1/13
On February 27, Frank Lamere gave the following speech during an honoring celebration of Russell Means coinciding with the 40 th anniversary of the start of the 1973 occupation of ...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/28/12
Clyde Bellecourt, a founder of the American Indian Movement, was arrested and detained for several hours on Christmas Eve after attending an Idle No More solidarity protest at a ma...
Dan Jones

At Walt Disney World you can have the world at your convenience, cultures of the world with many native cultures from abroad. At Epcot Center you can have the American experience of history with one exception: contemporary American Indians....

11/26/12
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
11/24/12
History was made in 1973 when Marlon Brando declined to accept the best actor Oscar for his role in The Godfather to protest the treatment of American Indians...
Steven Newcomb

On October 22, 2012, at 4:44 a.m., Oglala Lakota leader Russell Means began his journey to the spirit world....

11/15/12
Laura Waterman Wittstock

It would be a shame for Russell Means (1939-2012) to be remembered only as a maker of trouble, an unreasonable negotiator, and someone who pushed the limits of human behavior to the breaking point. I met him when I was an American Indian press reporter in Washington, D.C....

10/31/12

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