Dina Gilio-Whitaker
11/26/14

“Kamau a Ea” in Hawaiian means “keeping the breath of life.” Ea is life but it can also mean sovereignty, rule, or independence. So the phrase has multiple meanings that in essence equates sovereignty with life....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
11/21/14

Much to-do has been made of the recent passage of the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act (TGWEA)....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
11/14/14
In Hawaiian culture, surfing has always been more than a sport...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
11/7/14

I never cease to be amazed at the intellectual brilliance that comes out of Indian country. Much of it graces the pages of this site; some of these people can be thought of Indian country’s top pundits....

Gale Courey Toensing
9/27/14
If the most important part of any United Nations world conference or high level plenary meeting is the Outcome Document, then states were the beneficiaries of the document adopted ...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
9/25/14
Now that the historic High Level Plenary Meeting, known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (HPLM/WCIP), has come and gone, we can begin to see what it produced...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
9/16/14

As ICTMN reported recently, indigenous peoples will be at the forefront of upcoming United Nations and civil society events in New Yo...

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
4/24/14

In her excellent article on pow wow culture, Christina Rose raises concerns about how pow wows have changed in the past f...

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
4/9/14

Every few decades it seems that Indian country has new concepts that it adopts that become the backbone for how we talk about ourselves....

Steven Newcomb
4/1/14

The title of this column is taken from a letter sent by Christopher Columbus to Ferdinand and Isabella, explaining how he had found “many islands filled with people innumerable, and of them all I have taken possession for their highnesses, by proclamation made and with royal standard unfurled and...

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