Mark Fogarty
2/11/16
The extra $50 million the Obama Administration wants to go towards tribal housing in fiscal 2017 looks to be just a drop in the bucket against rapidly increasing needs...
ICTMN Staff
2/10/16
President Barack Obama submitted his Fiscal Year 2017 proposal to Congress yesterday, and the budget has increased funding and support across the board for Indian country...
Tanya H. Lee
2/2/15
President Barack Obama’s 2016 budget request includes $1 billion to transform American Indian education, a $138 million increase from the current funding level...
Mark Trahant
12/17/14
We just watched the end of The Old School Congress...
Terri Hansen
3/6/14
Many tribal nations have developed model climate adaptation plans to increase their resilience, yet most tribal communities still need the knowhow and resources to cope with the sw...
Tanya H. Lee
12/23/13
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 passed by Congress and now on President Barack Obama’s desk has been widely understood as an end to the across-the-board cuts to federal funding k...
Mark Trahant
9/7/12
The Democrats and the Republicans made it a point to include American Indian and Alaska Native issues in their party platforms...
Mark Trahant
12/24/11

I’ve been writing a lot lately about the Era of Contraction—the shrinking of the federal government—and what that policy means to ...

ICTMN Staff
11/16/11
U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) recently reached out to his fellow South Dakotans to share their ideas on ways to help their state and the nation’s debt...
Mark Trahant
10/11/11

There are many ways to look at America’s shift into the Era of Contraction. Budget numbers tell part of the story. Words of elected leaders tell yet another. Add to that, the stories of real discontent told by ordinary people and reflected by both the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street....

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