Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Duane Champagne’s recent article on violence and poverty in Indian country is, sadly, a stark reminder that in the big picture not much has really changed for...

10/21/13
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

The word “nation” is one of those words that gets thrown around haphazardly by academics, laypeople and politicians alike; it has become synonymous with “nation-state” and “state” to describe what we understand today as the global polities we refer to as countries....

10/2/13
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Click here to read part 1 by Dina Gilio-Whitaker....

8/14/13
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

A note from Ray Cook, ICTMN Opinions Editor: The political and legal ramifications of the Baby Veronica case have, in broad strokes, done two things....

8/13/13
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

In the music business summertime is prime season for B-list and “nostalgia” acts to go on tour with an abundance of venues, from county fairs and festivals to the usual Indian casino gigs....

8/2/13
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Google “Guatemalan genocide” and you’ll find in Wikipedia a description that characterizes it as a civil war between the government and leftist rebel groups made up of predominantly Mayan Indians and poor peasants....

6/20/13
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

In 2010, after the United States as the final holdout endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the Bolivian government called for a high level plenary meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to be held in 2014....

3/26/13
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

When nations declare independence from the domination of other nations it is often within the context of the carnage of bloody confrontations, which tends to get the attention of international media (the old adage in the news business "if it bleeds it leads" really does apply)....

3/5/13
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

To be in a position of leadership—at least for NCAI’s president Jefferson Keel—is to be in the role of a politician, and that means taking predictably centrist positions (at least publically) to appease as wide an audience as possible....

2/19/13

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