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Duane Champagne
For most Indigenous Peoples the present-day world is out of balance...
Duane Champagne
A key concept in the cultural philosophies of most indigenous nations is respect...
Duane Champagne
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) does not recognize the right of indigenous nations to own land outside the laws and rules of national go...
Gabriel S. Galanda

Our elders and spiritual leaders do not teach the practice of disenrollment. In fact, disenrollment is a wholly non-Indian construct....

Duane Champagne
The demography of American Indian academics is changing significantly, moving away from tribal attachments and identities...
Ancestry Tree Roots
Duane Champagne
Ethnic Indians who do not have ties to tribal nations form a potential threat to Indigenous Peoples and Indigenous rights...
Maasai Eastern Serengeti
Duane Champagne
Contemporary indigenous nations are captured by a host nation state...
Mexican Zapatista National Liberation Army
Duane Champagne
One of the critical questions of relations between Indigenous Peoples and nation states is whether nation states will recognize and uphold indigenous rights...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

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....

Steven Newcomb

On October 4, Duane Champagne published on this website, “What is Indigenous Self-Determination and When Does it Apply?” If one were to rephrase Champ...