Sherry Treppa

All Native Americans should be deeply concerned about a recent federal court decision ordering the BIA to decide who can be a member of one California tribe and how the tribal government should be organized – all for the sake of protecting “potential” tribal members instead of the will of the tri...

1/15/14
Mark Trahant
12/30/13
What is “The Canon of Indian Country?” Those stories that are recited in schools, the ones most young people know by heart, tales of valor, excellence and an optimistic future...
Alex Ewen & Ivana Maravic
12/19/13
Of the many ways Natives have been abused, cheated and neglected by the United States government, one of the more subtle, but potentially most damaging for tribes today has been th...
Rob Capriccioso
12/19/13
After months of partisan combat, the Republican House and Democratic Senate have both passed a budget deal that alleviates sequestration, but still holds uncertainties for tribal f...
ICTMN Staff
12/18/13
Weldon “Bruce” Loudermilk, who had been serving as the Bureau of Indian Affairs Great Plains Regional director since June 20, 2010, was named Director of the BIA’s Alaska Region ba...
Jay Daniels

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....

12/12/13
Duane Champagne
12/10/13
Indian allotment holders are not making enough money from their allotments...
Cedric Sunray

Over the years I have visited and fellowshipped with a great number of tribes situated in the Eastern and Southern regions of the United States. Through this experience I have noticed a telling reality that has long been silently acknowledged, but rarely publicly spoken about....

12/7/13
Barry Brandon

When the course of human events mandates a new forming of political bands between one people and another, that challenge has often been met. This was the foundation of our more perfect union.

So it was when the United States saw its tumultuous start....

12/3/13
ICTMN Staff
11/30/13
The celebration of National American Indian American Heritage Month has happened every November since a resolution was signed in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush...

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