Oliver J. Semans
11/13/13

Oh, what dangerous times we live in. In the days of our ancestors, it took the cavalry and then some to change our way of life....

Gale Courey Toensing
9/21/13
Big Tobacco companies are required to pay New York State $92 million even though the state failed to collect taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales since 2003, according to Bu...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/20/13
In the latest clampdown on the Indian tobacco economy, a federal district court has granted New York City’s request for a preliminary injunction against Seneca Indian Nation-based ...
Charles Kader
1/16/13

A recent study by the economist John Dunham on behalf of the New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) attempted to show that untaxed packs of cigarettes were acquired on a one to one basis for every taxable pack of cigarettes purchased by New York State citizens....

ICTMN Staff
12/23/12
Take a look back at May 2012's biggest stories from the pages of our weekly magazine, This Week From Indian Country Today ...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/1/12
In the summer of 2011, the Altria Group, the biggest of the Big Tobacco companies and the parent company of Philip Morris USA, released a “white paper” that urged New York State to...
Oliver J. Semans
4/10/12

As the Executive Director of Four Directions, I like to pay attention to the legislation coming out of Congress that affects Indian country—both good and bad. Unfortunately I have seen more bad than good....

Gabriel S. Galanda
1/27/12

Nobody can deny that the Obama Administration has worked hard on behalf of Indian country. But despite its recent efforts, the United States still routinely violates Indian treaty rights and sovereignty....

Gale Courey Toensing
5/14/11
Tobacco giants Philip Morris and R.J...