Gale Courey Toensing
7/19/13
It didn’t take long for the Connecticut official who was once called “the enemy of Indian country” to start stirring up opposition to proposed revisions to the federal acknowledgme...
Halie Geller
7/13/13

Native Americans have been using eagle feathers and other parts in their religious and ceremonial practices since “time immemorial.” However, as the federal government passed laws and regulations and entered into treaties to protect the eagle and migratory bird populations, Native Americans have...

Rob Capriccioso
7/12/13
Once again, Congress is taking steps to slash funding for SNAP—the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as Food Stamps—as nutrition experts and tribal ...
Jay Daniels
7/12/13

We are living in an era where there aren't enough Supreme Court Justices who think like Justice Antonin Scalia. Justice Scalia, a true constructionist, believes wholly in the U.S. Constitution and never decides to add to or take away from it....

Duane Champagne
7/7/13
More than two-thirds of American Indians are now living off reservation in urban areas...
Jennifer Gapetz
6/25/13

An open letter to the media:...

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...
Dr. Dean Chavers
6/8/13
The people running Indian schools often get fired if they do too good a job. It does not always happen, but it happens a lot...
Duane Champagne
6/5/13
About two and a half centuries ago, Northeastern Indian leaders chided American colonial educators for wasting their young men’s time in giving them a European education...
Alex Hunter
6/4/13
In California preparations are underway for what is expected to be a difficult and dangerous fire season...

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