Mark Trahant
1/15/12

This election ought to be about one issue, a referendum on health care reform....

Ray Cook, ICTMN Op-Ed Editor
1/19/12

A Haudenosaunee orator and representative to Nations has said that “sovereignty is the act there of.”...

Mark Trahant
1/18/12

Happy New Year. Or, I should say, happy election year. From now on the national election for president (as well as the house and the senate) shifts from a vague threat to an actual election....

ICTMN Staff
1/6/12
Disaster Response Heeding calls from tribal leaders, the Obama administration now supports a legislative amendment that would allow tribes to apply for federal disaster aid directl...
Ruth Hopkins
1/7/12

On New Years Eve, President Obama signed The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)  into law....

Billy Frank Jr.
1/5/12

I’m starting to wonder if Washington state’s budget problems mean it will no longer be able to co-manage natural resources with the treaty tribes. Even President Obama has said recently that the state’s budget crisis is a “huge problem.”...

Madeline Roanhorse
1/4/12

Two weeks ago, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (Super Committee) failed to meet its legislative mandate of cutting $1.2 trillion from federal spending over 10 years....

ICTMN Staff
1/3/12
Iqaluit’s Historic Bowhead Hunt Delivers Iqaluit, Nunavut, had its first bowhead whale hunt in a century yielded a mighty cetacean weighing 70 metric tons and measuring 14 meters t...
Steven Newcomb
1/2/12

During my decades of research into the origins of federal Indian law and international law, I discovered that domination is the Latin language for "government." I keep returning to this connection between "government" and "domination" as I reflect upon the U.S....

ICTMN Staff
12/31/11
Every year Indian country is filled with leaders, politicians, broadcasters and talking heads provide memorable quotes for anyone listening to catch...

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