Gabriel S. Galanda
3/12/14

On December 16, 2010, President Barack Obama endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) with great fanfare. The U.S....

Gabriel S. Galanda
3/3/14

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Indian Land Buy Back Program has been lauded as the “hallmark” of the $3.4 billion Cobell v. Salazar settlement....

Jim Gray
2/27/14

In recent years we’ve seen some big events come about for Indian country....

Rob Capriccioso
2/20/14
Keith Harper, a presidential nominee to become a human rights ambassador to the United Nations, is being called out by Native American lawyers for alleged intimidation tactics...
Jay Daniels
2/3/14

The Cobell settlement, approved on November 24, 2011, provides for a $1.9 billion Trust Land Consolidation Fund (Fund). The Settlement charges the U.S....

Suzan Shown Harjo
12/30/13
SHAME: The lobby for the Trans-Pacific Partnership , a trade treaty to fast-track energy projects that the U.S. and a dozen other countries negotiated in secret...
Jay Daniels
12/12/13

This is report card on the manner in which the Bureau of Indian Affairs have managed the Cobell settlement since it was approved in November 2011. Case in point, the second round of the Cobell payments were scheduled for August or September 2013....

Rob Capriccioso
11/15/13
Tribal leaders made abundantly clear at this year’s White House Tribal Nations Conference that they appreciate the good things the Obama administration has done for their tribal na...
Carol Berry
10/10/13
Sand Creek Massacre descendants will not receive further reparations or an investigation of charges of trust funds mismanagement if the federal government has its way...
Rob Capriccioso
9/26/13
Leaders of the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine are questioning lawyer Keith Harper’s commitment to human rights given his treatment of the tribe during negotiations of their $12 milli...

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