Maya Angelou

The beauty of living to be my age and still having clear vision is that it allows me to look back and see how far we’ve come. Yet even if we live to be 100, we can scarcely perceive the magnitude of our progress as a country.

But North Carolina, I tell you: we have progressed....

10/15/12
Steven Newcomb

Pursuant to two congressional resolutions, President Barack Obama proclaimed Monday October 8, 2012 as Columbus Day. “I call upon the people of the United States to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities,” he stated....

10/14/12
ICTMN Staff
10/7/12
It’s our roundup of all the big news coming out of Indian country; this week saw an unprecedented dialogue with the Chief Executive, steps forward and backward in the fight against...
Steve Russell

Tribal governments that disdain being “domestic, dependent nations” should prepare two budgets, similar to the “shadow governments” that opposition parties compose in a parliamentary system....

10/6/12
Gale Courey Toensing
10/1/12
National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Chairman Ernie Stevens Jr., a citizen of the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin, says there was “a real sense of tribal unity” at the Democratic Na...
Gabriel S. Galanda

This summer I was honored to speak before the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights regarding American Indian Treaty and consu...

10/1/12
Steve Russell

Michael Kinsley, writing in The New York Times, famously defined a gaffe as “when a politician tells the truth—some obvious truth he isn’t supposed to say.” I leave it to others whether Kinsley nailed it, but I’m here to suggest that all gaffes are not equal, or even equally interesting...

9/26/12
Larry Spotted Crow Mann

For a man who prides himself on being a great businessman, Mitt Romney now carries the ignoble distinction of CEO of the most disastrous, chaotic and self-imploding campaign in modern history....

9/23/12
Tanya Lee
9/19/12
The National Indian Education Association (NIEA) has selected Ahniwake Rose, Cherokee , as its new executive director. She will replace Dr...
Steve Russell

An argument for train travel is the people you meet. Some might take that as an argument against, but I’m not sure why a practicing xenophobe would be traveling in the first place....

9/15/12

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