Peter d'Errico
6/8/13

"Appropriateness" was a theme at the 12th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, May 20 to 31....

David Wilkins
6/4/13

Disenrollment, a seemingly innocuous term when used outside Indian country, has become a loaded word that rivals, if it does not surpass, “termination” as a concept that invokes fear and trembling in those natives who suffer its consequences....

Rob Capriccioso
5/15/13
Sally Jewell, the new secretary of the Department of the Interior, spent a short time discussing firefighting at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on May 15...
Ruth Hopkins
5/7/13

Welcome to the laboratory-rat cage, folks. We’re all being experimented on by Monsanto and the federal government.

In April, President Barack Obama signed HR 933 into law. While this appropriations bill was fairly standard, a biotech rider included in it was not....

Vincent Schilling
5/7/13
Arica L. Coleman is an assistant professor of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware...
Donna Ennis
5/3/13

The National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence presented its final report and recommendations to Attorney General Eric Holder in December 2012....

Steve Russell
4/19/13

The Supreme Court of the United States allows no cameras to record oral arguments, but they have allowed audio recordings....

Rob Capriccioso
4/9/13
The first big medal for athlete Billy Mills came in 1964 at the Tokyo Olympics, when he unexpectedly won gold in the 10,000 meter run...
Winter King & Sara Clark
3/31/13

President Obama signed into law the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a federal statute that addresses domestic violence and other crimes against women....

Steve Russell
3/28/13

The interplay between law and language is fascinating. “Blood quantum” started without the modern racist connotations in early English cases involving inheritance from a particular person rather than from a racially defined category of persons....

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