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...

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
3/27/14

I write this in response to Steven Newcomb, who took issue with the column I recently wrote titled, “...

Steven Newcomb
3/23/14

Dina Gilio-Whitaker’s column, “Moving from Sovereignty to Autonomy,” is troubling on a number of levels....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
3/10/14

Few would argue that the 21st century has proven to be a major turning point in the global indigenous rights movement with the passage of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
2/13/14

This week I had a personal experience that was simultaneously painful and shocking, involving betrayal and a peculiar form of racism that exists in Indian country....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
12/29/13

Earlier this month the American Studies Association made big news when it voted to support the boycott, divest and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, igniting a conflagration of controversy in the media and academic worlds....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
11/25/13

Not a lot of good news has been coming out of Japan lately....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
10/21/13

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...

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
10/2/13

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....

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