Rob Capriccioso
12/5/11
Updated December 5, 2011 President Barack Obama made news on December 2 when the White House announced his signature of an executive order, titled, “Improving American Indian and A...
Rob Capriccioso
12/2/11
WASHINGTON – Less clapping, less excitement. The mood was noticeably dimmer during the introductory session of this year’s White House Tribal Nations Conference...
Rob Capriccioso
12/2/11
WASHINGTON – On this, the day of the third White House Tribal Nations Conference held over the past three years, Indian Country Today Media Network takes a moment to reflect on the...
Tex G. Hall

When Columbus got lost in America, he found healthy, thriving native peoples. Within 100 years, the civilizations he first met were decimated. In North America, north of Mexico, the pre-Columbian population has been estimated at 18 million people....

12/1/11
Mark Trahant

Last December hundreds of American Indian and Alaska Native leaders traveled to Washington, D.C. for the second White House Tribal Nations Conference....

11/29/11
Gale Courey Toensing
11/27/11
President Obama has appointed Keith M. Harper to serve on the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships...
Rob Capriccioso
11/11/11
WASHINGTON—Indian activists are taking a victory lap given their role in the recent announcement of the postponement of the Keystone XL pipeline by the Obama administration...
Rob Capriccioso
11/10/11
WASHINGTON – In a major victory for American Indian activists, the Obama administration has decided to postpone a decision on whether to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to flow from...

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