Dina Gilio-Whitaker
2/28/15

Occasionally I receive messages from readers who take issue with some of the things I write about. Sometimes they are people with no indigenous ancestry who are offended by what they see as a divisive, race-based ideology....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
2/23/15

February is Black History Month, a time to acknowledge African American contributions to the United States and celebrate black identity....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
1/15/15
American Indians excel in all walks of life, including sports, and some have become legends...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
12/9/14

Last week, President Obama went out on a political limb with his executive order allowing an estimated 5 million undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
12/2/14

On October 7, Native Hawaiians and their supporters successfully blocked a groundbreaking ceremony for the building of a new telescope atop Mauna Kea....

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 ...

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