Suzette Brewer
5/28/15
On May 27, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/1/15
A federal government official, the president of a large tribal organization, the chairman of a landless federally recognized tribe that’s waiting for approval of its land-into-trus...
Vincent Schilling
12/3/14
This week marks the 6th annual White House Tribal Nations Conference in which President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and other political powerhouses meet with leaders of ...
Jon Whirlwind Horse
10/2/14

For two decades, the Dakota Consortium of Treaty Schools (DACTS), has worked with our friends in Congress to address the sad state of school facilities in Indian country....

Michael Gross
9/5/14

A new front is opening in the turf war over Indian self-determination: Who controls Indian education—distant Federal bureaucrats or Indian communities attuned to their own children’s needs?...

Ryan Wilson
8/21/14

Dear Secretary Jewell,

Your visits to Indian country on behalf of Indian education are appreciated by everyone and I thank you for the unprecedented commitment you and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have demonstrated to visiting Indian country....

Carla Mann
8/10/14

Last month I visited Washington, D.C. with Laird Jones, Vice President of the National Johnson-O’Malley Association (NJOMA), for a series of meetings with Members of Congress, White House Domestic Policy Staff, and the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)....

Charles M. Roessel and Ronald Thorpe
7/28/14

In his recent visit to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, President Obama announced an ambitious plan to fulfill the promise of a brighter future for children who grow up in often remote and impoverished Native communities....

ICTMN Staff
12/12/13
On December 11, Dr. Charles M...
Adrian Jawort
11/26/13
Tribal self-governance is a process that continues to be a struggle among some of the 566 federally recognized tribes resulting in tens of millions of taxpayer dollars misappropria...

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