Richard Walker
8/12/15
Tulalip Tribes Chairman Mel Sheldon was waiting for Boyz II Men and Brian McKnight to take the stage at the Tulalip Amphitheater, in the midst of the Tulalip city that the state in...
Gabriel S. Galanda
3/10/15

As the tribal disenrollment epidemic only worsens, our trustee—the United States and its Department of Interior—continue to turn a deaf ear to desperate pleas for help from Indians who are facing disenrollment or have already been terminated....

Gabriel S. Galanda
2/2/15

For most of the modern tribal self-determination era, American Indian nations have emphasized inclusion. Starting in the early 1970s, higher tribal membership numbers equated to higher federal self-determination dollars....

Gabriel S. Galanda
1/16/15

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

Gabriel S. Galanda
10/20/14

"We do a recall, election and take over....

Gabriel S. Galanda
8/13/14

For many Indian families, tribal per capita payments help meet their most basic needs. They buy food, pay heating bills, make car payments, and open savings accounts....

Gabriel S. Galanda
5/29/14

On April 18, 2014, National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby wrote U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry....

Gabriel S. Galanda
3/12/14

On December 16, 2010, President Barack Obama endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) with great fanfare. The U.S....

Gabriel S. Galanda
3/3/14

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Indian Land Buy Back Program has been lauded as the “hallmark” of the $3.4 billion Cobell v. Salazar settlement....

Lance Morgan & Gabriel S. Galanda
10/15/13

The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) has provided a vital spark to infrastructure and economic development projects across Indian country....

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