Crystal Willcuts
11/23/14

After Keystone XL Pipeline legislation was narrowly defeated in Congress, Mitch McConnell (R-KY), incoming Senate Majority Leader, promised to pass the bill in January when Republicans take control of the Senate. They already control the House of Representatives....

Garfield Steele
11/14/14

The greatest resource of a tribal nation is their people. Every elected tribal council has a responsibility to the membership that they serve but more importantly they have a sacred obligation to protect the welfare of their future generations....

Robert Odawi Porter
10/20/14

A great thing happened recently for Indian country. President Obama signed into law on September 26 the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act. This law will amend the U.S....

Steve Russell
10/17/14
The New York Times reported about a farmer from Fillmore, California, Tony Dighera, who has sold his entire pumpkin crop for $75 each...
John Christian Hopkins
10/12/14

Well, at least the Boston Herald had the decency to apologize for a blatantly racist cartoon involving ...

Dante Desiderio
10/4/14

Last month, Congress passed legislation to permanently increase tribal authority to provide governmental services to their citizens without creating a taxable event....

Dante Desiderio
9/25/14

This week, Congress passed legislation to permanently increase tribal authority to provide governmental services to their citizens without creating a taxable event....

Charles Hobbs and Tim Seward
8/17/14

Late last year the Indian Law and Order Commission (“Commission”) released “A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer” (“Report”), with over 40 unanimous recommendations to make Indian country safer and more just for all U.S....

Steve Russell
8/15/14
The New York Times carried a report on the growing business of selling the opportunity to “fly” with jetpacks propelled by water, an opportunity that has so far taken flight in Cal...
Steve Russell
8/15/14

This op-ed was first published on August 15.  It has been rewritten  to account for subsequent events, including a link to a report from the helicopter crash on Mount Sinjar, the Kurdish PKK (considered a terrorist organization by Turkey) throwing in with the Peshmerga, Al Qaeda in the Arabia...

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