Cristina Olds
6/25/13
In this country’s not so distant past, many Native American youths were involuntarily enrolled in government-run boarding schools, distancing them from their families and cultures...
David Wilkins
6/4/13

Disenrollment, a seemingly innocuous term when used outside Indian country, has become a loaded word that rivals, if it does not surpass, “termination” as a concept that invokes fear and trembling in those natives who suffer its consequences....

Julianne Jennings
6/3/13

Mainstream America has effectively marginalized our inherited way of being and, although restricted, it is still very much alive despite the history and purpose of the Europeans, which was to produce people who might appear to be “look-like Indians,” but shall be European in spirit and habits of...

Chad 'Corntassel' Smith
5/22/13
In 1991, I worked for the late Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller...
ICTMN Staff
5/18/13
On May 14, Kevin K...
Ray Cook, ICTMN Opinion Editor
5/17/13

Dear Readers:...

Rob Capriccioso
5/16/13
One of the leading senators focused on Indian affairs says the Obama administration is shirking its responsibility to reimburse Indian tribes for contract support costs they incur ...
Jay Daniels
4/23/13

BIA is proposing to furlough employees for one day each pay period through the remainder of the fiscal year through September 30, 2013 to offset funding shortages supposedly created under the sequestration bill....

Mark Trahant
4/15/13
President Barack Obama’s budget request for 2014 does not roll back austerity...
Kevin Taylor
3/29/13
The Bureau of Indian Affairs issued a final report in February endorsing a large, off-reservation casino and hotel development for the Spokane Tribe in eastern Washington, but obse...

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