Eric S. Zimmer

Almost three weeks ago, President Obama became the fourth sitting chief executive to set foot on Native American land when he visited the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota....

7/11/14
Steven Newcomb

John Collier was the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs from 1933 to 1945, during the New Deal era of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. When Collier was first appointed to that post, he had a typical view that Indigenous cultures would die out as a result of “civilization” and “progress.”...

1/28/13
Gale Courey Toensing
2/15/12
February 8 marked the 125th anniversary of the notorious Dawes Act . This is part three of a three-part series on this devastating bit of legislation...